Storage Delivery Essentials (SD200)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is specifically designed for Riverbed customers and resellers/partners involved in the design or deployment of the Riverbed SteelFusion product family.

Course Objectives

This four-day solution-focused class offers an introduction to the Riverbed® SteelFusion™ solution with hands-on installation and configuration experience using the SteelFusion graphical user and command line interfaces. Key features are illustrated via lab exercises and demonstrations. A thorough exploration of current SAN storage topologies and best practices is included. Previous experience with Riverbed® SteelHead™ appliances is required. Experience with VMware® vSphere® ESXi™ is also highly recommended.

Course Content

SAN Storage

  • Intro to storage types
  • Storage concepts
  • Storage arrays
  • SAN types
  • iSCSI vs Fibre Channel
  • RAID concepts
  • LUN configuration
  • Snapshots & replication
  • Backups, VSS


  • SteelFusion solution overview
  • SteelFusion use cases
  • SteelFusion sizing & installation
  • Mapping LUNs (VSP/Non-VSP)
  • Managing your deployment
  • Recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPO & RTO)


  • Snapshot integration
  • Backup integration (with VSS & VADP)
  • Migration techniques
  • MPIO
  • High availability (Core, Edge, VMware)
  • Branch recovery
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: US$ 4,000.-
Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course. Training date request