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Managing HPE 3PAR StoreServ I (HK902)

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HP 3PAR Solution Overview
•Current product line overviews
•Software suites and licensing overview
•Benefits and advantages of HP 3PAR virtualized storage architecture
•HP 3PAR hardware offerings (10000 Series and 7000 Series)
•Basic HP 3PAR high availability advantages
•Gen4 ASIC chip functionality
•Advantages of cache persistence and persistent ports
•Data flow and communication concepts in an HP 3PAR controller node
•Self-encrypting drives
•HP 3PAR component connectivity
•HP 3PAR remote support

HP 3PAR Array Management: SSMC, MC and CLI
•Logging In
•Basic features and commands
•Wizards •Benefits

2000/8000/7000 Series Hardware Overview
•HP 3PAR controller options
•Drive cage expandability options
•HP 3PAR hardware components basics
•HP 3PAR hardware components numbering schemes
•Current drive sizes

Storage Concepts and Terminology
•HP 3PAR provisioning terminology
•HP 3PAR concept of a disk chunklet and Logical Disk (LD)
•HP 3PAR concept of a Common Provisioning Group (CPG)
•HP 3PAR Virtual Volumes (VV) types
•Thin Provisioning

Storage Configuration
•CPGs using SSMC, Management Console and CLI
•Fully provisioned and thin provisioned and thin deduplicated VVs using SSMC, Management Console, and CLI

Host Connectivity and Storage Allocation
•Supported operating systems
•How to prepare a host to access an HP 3PAR storage array
•Adding hosts in an HP 3PAR storage array
•Adding FC ports to a host
•Export VVs to a host as VLUNs
•Unexport VVs/VLUNs from a host
•Using Management Console, SSMC, and CLI to work with hosts and storage
•Use Host Explorer to add hosts
•Use HP3PARInfo to gather information

Autonomic Groups and Virtual Lock
•Host and volume sets advantages
•Creating and maintaining host and volume sets
•SSMC, Management Console and CLI to work with host and volume sets
•Host and volume sets guidelines and rules •Understand the Virtual Lock feature

Dynamic Optimization
•Dynamic Optimization (DO) benefits
•Changing VV RAID level
•Changing VV setsize and availability level
•Changing VV service level
•Changing VV user data and copy space
•Online VV Conversion

Thin Technologies
•Benefits of the Zero Detection/Thin Persistence feature
•Thin dedup deep-dive

Local Replication: Snapshots and Clones
•Snapshots and Clones benefits
•Creating, exporting, unexporting, and deleting a snapshot
•Rules and relationships regarding snapshots
•Restore from a snapshot
•Resynchronize a clone to a base volume
•Promote a clone to a base volume
•Use the SSMC, MC and CLI to manage physical and virtual copies
• Scheduling snapshots and clones

Adaptive Flash Cache (Appendix)
•Understanding what and what cannot be moved into AFC
•Explaining the different LRU queues and queue demotion
•Using CLI commands to setup, enable, disable, remove, and monitor AFC

10000 Series Hardware (Appendix)
• 10000 Series controller options
• Drive cage expandability options
• 10000 Series hardware components basics
• 10000 Serieshardware components numbering schemes
• Current drive sizes