EncartaLabs

Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO

( Duration: 3 Days )

The Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO training course provides an in-depth understanding of how to leverage and optimize XtremIO features and capabilities in specific application areas. The course begins with providing hands-on coverage of operational aspects of the XtremIO environment, and then leads to XtremIO features and performance optimization. Lastly, it focuses on considerations and best practices for system integration with specific application use cases and the industry's leading data protection solutions such as RecoverPoint and VPLEX.

By attending Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO workshop, attendees will learn to:

  • Describe proper configuration and integration of XtremIO systems for end to end communication and all points in between
  • Obtain maximum availability from a solution by properly configuring replication and proactive monitoring through alerts and basic troubleshooting
  • Analyze workloads and optimize for maximum performance thresholds
  • Create custom reports to determine patterns and confirm with SLA guidelines
  • Describe data protection capabilities of XtremIO using RecoverPoint, VPLEX, and AppSync
  • Describe integration best practices for VDI and Oracle environments

  • XtremIO foundational knowledge
  • Connectivity protocols: IP, FC, iSCSI
  • Basic understanding of Windows, UNIX and other operating systems
  • Virtualized data center concepts
  • FC and iSCSI SANs
  • Storage network troubleshooting and performance concepts
  • Specific application architecture and functionalities - Oracle and VDI
  • Data protection and Business Continuity fundamentals

This course is intended for professionals responsible for implementing, managing and supporting XtremIO storage systems.

COURSE AGENDA

1

XtremIO Overview and Access Requirements

  • Components, models and resources
  • XtremIO Management Server
2

XtremIO Cluster Management Interface

  • Accessing XtremIO storage management applications (GUI, CLI)
  • Management through REST APIs and Plugins
3

XtremIO Storage Presentation

  • Storage presentation and volume management
  • Host configuration - Windows, Linux, ESXi, Solaris, AIX, and HPUX
  • Connectivity Zoning best practices
4

XtremIO Snapshots

  • Snapshot features, capabilities, and operations
5

XtremIO Features and Integration

  • Encryption, Compression and Deduplication
  • XDP (XtremIO Data Protection)
  • Integration with ViPR, ViPR SRM, EMC Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition (CMCNE)
  • Integration with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
  • Integration with VMware - VAAI, VSI, Operations Manager
  • Microsoft - ODX, ESI, and VSS Plug-in
6

XtremIO Performance and Reporting

  • Performance overview
  • XtremIO reports and host tools
  • Common performance issues
7

XtremIO Data Protection

  • RecoverPoint native integration with XtremIO arrays
  • RecoverPoint operations and management
  • Implementing XtremIO into a VPLEX Cluster
8

XtremIO Application Integration

  • Integration with Oracle environments
  • Integration with VDI environments
9

XtremIO Advanced Management Operations

  • Managing alerts and power procedures
  • Generating log files, and IP modifications
  • Space reclamation and shrinking deduplication rates

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
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  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
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  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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