SAN

SAN TRAINING

SAN TRAINING COURSE CONTENT


STORAGE FUNDAMENTALS

  • INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION STORAGE
  • DATA CENTER ENVIRONMENT
  • INTELLIGENT STORAGE SYSTEMS & COMPONENTS OF STORAGE SYSTEM
  • RAID CONCEPTS
  • STORAGE PROTOCOLS AND TOPOLOGIES
  • DIRECT ATTACHED STORAGE (DAS)
  • NETWORK ATTACHED STORAGE (NAS)
  • STORAGE AREA NETWORK (SAN)
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SAN & NAS
  • FC SAN & IP SAN TECHNOLOGIES
  • INTRODUCTION TO FIBER CHANEL AND HOW IT WORKS IN SAN
  • FC LAYERS &FABRIC PORT TYPES
  • FIBER CONNECTORS, CABLES & FC WELL-KNOWN ADRESSES.
  • FC TOPOLOGIES & TERMINOLOGY
  • ARCHITECTURE OF A STORAGE SUBSYSTEM
  • STORAGE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARES
  • MULTIPATHING SOFTWARES
  • STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION
  • STORAGE TIERING
  • INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS CONTINUITY MANGEMENT.
  • BACKUP AND ARCHIVE
  • LOCAL REPLICATION AND REMOTE REPLICATION
  • CLOUD COMPUTING
  • SECURING AND MANAGING STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE

BROCADE & CISCO SWITCH MANAGEMENT

  • INTRODCUTION TO BROCADE AND CISCO SWITCHES AND VARIOUS MODELS
  • INSTALLATION OF NEW SWITCHES
  • Overview of Fabric topologies.
  • Overview of Fabric Components.
  • SWITCH FIRMWARE UPGRADE
  • USER ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
  • FABRIC-WIDE SETTINGS & LOCAL SWITCH SETTINGS.
  • ZONING & TYPES OF ZONING (PORT ZONING AND WWN ZONING) along with practical explanation.
  • Using CLI and Web tools GUI.
  • USING DCFM.
  • GENERATING REPORTS
  • MONITORING SWITCH LOGS
  • INTER SWITCH LINKING (ISL) AND TRUNKING
  • INTER CHASIS LINKING (ICL)
  • Merging Fabrics along with practical explanation.
  • Multipathing Software Overview – Powerpath explanation with commands.
  • Access gateway mode
  • N-Port ID Virtualization – NPIV

EMC CLARiiON

  • INTRODUCTION TO EMC CLARiiON CX SERIES ARCHITECTURE
  • CLARiiON FEATURES
  • CLARiiON MANAGEMENT UTILITIES (NAVISPHERE MANAGER, NAVICLI)
  • CLARiiON STORAGE PROVISIONING
  • TRADITIONAL (RAID GROUPS) AND THIN (THIN POOLS) PROVISIONING
  • SOLARIS AND WINDOWS INTEGRATION
  • ACCESS LOGIX
  • POWERPATH
  • SNAPVIEW SNAPSHOTS
  • SNAPVIEW CLONES
  • MIRRORVIEW CONFIGURATION & MANAGEMENT
  • SANCOPY CONFIGURATION & MANAGEMENT.
  • ADVANCED LUN MANAGAEMENT
  • LUN MIGRATION
  • DATA MIGRATION
  • EVENT MONITOR
  • NAVISPHERE ANALYZER

EMC VNX

  • INTRODUCTION TO UNIFIED STORAGE & VNX.
  • VNX MANAGEMENT UTILITIES (UNISPHERE & CLI ENVIRONMENT)
  • BASIC ATCHITECTURE OF VNX AND VNXe SERIES
  • VNX MODELS AND FEATURES
  • VNX BASIC COMPONENTS
  • VNX MODULAR ARCHITECTURE
  • DAE AND DRIVE OPTIONS FOR VNX SERIES
  • VNX FEATURES
  • VNX SOFTWARE AND THEIR COMPONENTS
  • VNX STORAGE PROVISIONING
  • THIN PROVISIONING IN VNX
  • EMC SYMMETRIX (DMX AND VMAX)
  • INTRODUCTION TO SYMMETRIX DMX AND VMAX SERIES
  • DMX AND VMAX STORAGE ARCHITECTURE
  • DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DMX AND VMAX STORAGE SYSTEMS
  • DMX DIRECTOR PAIRING AND RULE 17
  • FA, DA & CACHE CONCEPTS
  • SYMMETRIX MIRROR POSITIONS
  • SYMMETRIX DEVICE ATTRIBUTES
  • DYNAMIC LUN ADDRESSING

SYMMETRIX MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

  • SYMMETRIX SOLUTIONS ENABLER (SYMCLI)
  • SYMMETRIX MANAGEMENT CONSOLE (SMC)
  • EMC CONTROL CENTER (ECC)

CONFIURATION MANAGER

  • SYMMETRIX STORAGE PROVISIONING
  • SYMMETRIX DEVICE CREATION/DELETION
  • FORMING & DESSOLVING META DEVICES
  • MAPPING & UNMAPPING
  • MASKING & UNMASKING
  • SYMMETRIX THIN PROVISIONING
  • MONITORING THIN POOLS
  • VMAX AUTO PROVISIONING GROUPS
  • VMAX FULLY AUTOMATED STORAGE TIERING (FAST & FAST VP)
  • VIRTUAL LUN MIGRATION
  • TIMEFINDER CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT
  • MIRROR/BCV
  • CLONE
  • SNAP
  • SRDF OVERVIEW AND CONCEPTS
  • SRDF CONFIGURATION AND MANGEMENT
  • SRDF SYNCHRONOUS OPERATIONS
  • R1/R2 DEVICE PAIRS CREATIONS USING CONFIGURATION MANAGER
  • DYNAMIC SRDF PAIRING

INTRODUCTION TO OTHER STORAGE PRODUCTS

  • INTRODUCTION TO NETAPP FAS 30XX, 60XX FILERS
  • NETAPP DATA ONTAP ADMINISTRATION BASICS.
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN OPERATION OF EMC STORAGE AND OTHER STORAGE