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A TechTarget learning guide is an educational tool for a self-directed adult learner who works with information technology. Can't find a guide for the subject you need to learn more about? Let us know!

Learning guides

  • Strategies to master the software testing process

    This portion of the Software Development Training Center delves into the first steps necessary when making considerable transitions in a software testing process.

  • Data storage considerations for a DevOps environment

    Having good storage can make all the difference when it comes to DevOps. As more organizations get on the DevOps bandwagon, see how storage has changed to match.

  • Everything to know about overcoming digital transformation challenges

    As organizations adopt new technologies, like blockchain, IoT devices and deep learning, strategies must be developed to address inevitable digital transformation challenges.

  • Data protection technologies changing the market

    The world of data protection is constantly evolving, and organizations need to be prepared with an arsenal of tools to face modern data protection threats and hurdles.

  • The modern disaster recovery market explained

    New approaches to disaster recovery planning, cloud DR and virtualized DR have grown in popularity as cybersecurity threats have arisen and shaped the market.

  • Looking at NVMe storage technologies today and tomorrow

    The speedy NVMe SSD is the caviar of storage technologies, and it comes with a price tag to match. Luckily, NVMe isn't a necessity for every data center.

  • Private cloud implementation guide

    Wondering how to pull off a private cloud deployment? Plan ahead, design for the future and make sure you have built up the right knowledge base.

  • Break down the challenges, benefits of hyper-converged infrastructure

    Hyper-converged infrastructure can eliminate IT silos and simplify management. But it's not right for all situations. Use this guide to learn more about HCI before taking the leap.

  • Catch up on the Windows Server patches of 2017

    Windows Server patches plug security holes, fix bugs and optimize performance. With a complex technology stack, admins can't always update on Patch Tuesday. Not to worry.

  • CIO guide to project management basics, DevOps and Agile

    In this Essential Guide, learn project management basics and get expert advice on how to get the most out of DevOps and i an Agile digital strategy.

  • Multimedia and Graphics Learning Guides

    We've gathered a our learning resources about multimedia and graphics. You'll find information about DTV, DVD and more. Then see below, our larger collection of resources. Need more basic information before you get started? See our definitions for multimedia, digital multimedia broadcasting, IPTV�and streaming media.

  • Messaging and Email Learning Guides

    We've gathered a collection of our learning guides and tutorials on messaging and email-related topics. You'll find administration tips, and information about application integration, backup and recovery, and dealing with spam -- among other topics. Then see below, our messaging and email-related quizzes and our larger collection of resources. Need more basic information before you get started? See our definitions for email, instant messaging, malware and spam.

  • VoIP Learning Guides

    We've gathered a collection of our learning guides and tutorials on VoIP-related topics. You'll find learning guides about VoIP deployment and administration, security, performance, ROI and more. Then see, below, our VoIP quizzes and cheat sheets and our larger collection of learning resources.

  • SAP Learning Guides

    We've gathered a collection of our learning guides and tutorials on SAP-related topics. You'll find learning guides about ERP, SCM, BI, Business Warehouse, Basis and more. Then see, below, our SAP quizzes and cheat sheets and our larger collection of learning resources.

  • Computing Fundamentals Learning Guides

    We've gathered all our learning guides and tutorials about computing fundamentals. You'll find resources about hardware and software, memory, processing and peripherals.

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  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

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  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

    The principle of least privilege (POLP), an important concept in computer security, is the practice of limiting access rights for...

  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or ...

  • zero-day (computer)

    A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the ...

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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