Arrow Electronics, Inc.

Storage Area Networking Fundamentals

CODE: SN71G

LENGTH: 4 day(s)

PRICE: kr31 540,00

Description

Provide an overview of storage network and data center networking technology.

  • Summarize the storage infrastructure challenges and the various storage architectures such as DAS, SAN and NAS
  • Classify SAN terminology including trunking, zoning, multipathing and fabric merging
  • Recognize b-type Data Center Management tools such as Data Center Fabric Manager and Network Advisor (NA)
  • Classify the various tabs in the Network Advisor Tool
  • Recall the Cisco MDS management tools
  • Recognize the importance of Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • Compare the features of iSCSI and FCoE

Objectives

  • Summarize the storage infrastructure challenges and the various storage architectures such as DAS, SAN and NAS
  • Classify SAN terminology including trunking, zoning, multipathing and fabric merging
  • Recognize b-type Data Center Management tools such as Data Center Fabric Manager and Network Advisor (NA)
  • Classify the various tabs in the Network Advisor Tool
  • Recall the Cisco MDS management tools
  • Recognize the importance of Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • Compare the features of iSCSI and FCoE

Audience

This intermediate course is for personnel who are assessing and planning to deploy a storage area network.

Prerequisites

This course assumes that you understand basic SAN knowledge.

Programme

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Evolution of storage area networks
  • Unit 2 - Fibre Channel

Day 2

  • Unit 3 - Fibre Channel switches and directors: Brocade (b-type)
  • Unit 4 - Brocade DCFM and Network Advisor

Day 3

  • Exercise 0 - Lab setup and preliminary instructions
  • Exercise 1 - Brocade switch 2109: Initial configuration
  • Exercise 2 - Management software installation
  • Exercise 3 - Brocade Fabric Manager
  • Exercise 4 - Brocade switch: Zoning configuration
  • Exercise 5 - V3700 storage provisioning using iSCSI
  • Exercise 6 - Brocade VDX fabric merging
  • Unit 5 - Fibre Channel switches and directors: Cisco MDS

Day 4

  • Unit 6 - Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • Unit 7 - Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Unit 8 - iSCSI
  • Exercise 7 - Basic configuration
  • Exercise 8 - Management tools installation
  • Exercise 9 - VSAN creation
  • Exercise 10 - Zoning configuration on Cisco
  • Exercise 11 - Configuring the DS3500 storage subsystem

Further Information

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  • The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class

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