SAN and Storage Fundamentals (SFUN)

Course Description Schedule
 

Who should attend

Entry level storage technicians who need an overview of the structure and concepts of modern storage technologies.

Prerequisites

Networking & TCP/IP Fundamentals (NWF) and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Fundamentals (TTCP) or similar knowledge of networking technologies.

Course Objectives

This course gives an overview of the design and concepts of storage technology as well as covering vendor specific features and protocols.

Course Content

  • Introduction and Overview
  • Storage media
    • Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)
    • Fiber Channel (FC)
    • Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
    • (Serial) Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA/SATA)
    • Solid State Drive (SSD) and Flash
    • Tape
    • Tiering
      • Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM)
      • Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)
      • AutoTiering
      • Virtual Storage Tiering
    • Efficiency
      • Compression
      • Dedupe
      • Cloning
      • Storage Virtualization
  • Storage types and protocols
    • DAS
    • NAS
      • Ethernet (Medium)
      • Network File System (NFS)
      • HTTP Representational State Transfer (REST)
      • Server Message Block (SMB)/ Common Internet File System (CIFS)
    • SAN
      • Fiber Channel (Medium)
      • Fiber Channel Protokoll (FCP), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
      • SCSI via IP (iSCSI)
    • Unified Storage
      • Gateway
      • Unified
    • Objects
    • Cloud
      • Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI)
  • Backup/DR
    • local
      • Snapshot-Space (COW – Copy-on-Write, COFW – Copy-on-First-Write)
      • Pointerbased
    • remote
      • Synchronicity (sync, semi-sync, asynchron, log-shipping)
      • Methodology (BCV – Business Continuancy Volumes, Mirror, Vault)
    • Cloud
    • immutable
  • Security, Monitoring and Management
    • Security
      • Design
      • In-Flight (IP-SEC, NFS-Kerberos/Privacy)
      • At-Rest (Encrypting Disks, Cryptainer)
    • Monitoring
      • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
    • Management
      • Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S)
  • Vendor comparison
    • SAN (EMC (Dell) Clariion, EMX (Dell) VMAX, NetApp FAS/V-Series 7-Mode, NetApp E-Series, SolidFire...)
    • NAS (EMC (Dell) Celerra/Unity VNX/VNXe, NetApp FAS/V-Series 7-Mode, HDS BlueArc...)
    • Scale-Out (IBM SONAR, EMC Isilon, NetApp FAS Cluster-Mode, HP Ibrix, Panasas, Dell Exanet, Lustre, NetApp StorageGrid & E-Series/SolidFire...)
    • Integrated Stacks (Dell vStart, HP VirtualSystem, NetApp/Cisco FlexPod, VCE VblockVxRack...)
    • Flash Players (Pure, NetApp EF/AFF/SolidFire, Dell Technologies,...)
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 3,750.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware Dates and Booking
 
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
Germany
16/01/2017 - 20/01/2017 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017 Berlin Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017 Frankfurt
10/04/2017 - 13/04/2017 Munich 4 days
08/05/2017 - 12/05/2017 Düsseldorf
06/06/2017 - 09/06/2017 Stuttgart 4 days
03/07/2017 - 07/07/2017 Münster
24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017 Hamburg
Switzerland
13/02/2017 - 17/02/2017 Zurich
05/06/2017 - 09/06/2017 Zurich
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017 Zurich
04/12/2017 - 08/12/2017 Zurich
Austria
16/01/2017 - 20/01/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
17/07/2017 - 21/07/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
16/10/2017 - 20/10/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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