SAN-EMC

→ 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
  • Switch firmware upgrade
  • User  account management
  • Fabric-wide settings & local switch settings.
  • Zoning & types of Zoning (Port Zoning and WWN Zoning)
  • Creating device alias.
  • Device and fabric manger mangement
  • Generating reports
  • Monitoring switch logs
  • Inter Switch Linking (ISL) and Trunking

→ 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
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