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In this course, you will learn about the various storage infrastructure components in data center environments. You will leave this course knowing how to make informed decisions on storage-related technologies in an increasingly complex IT environment. You will learn about storage technologies, architectures, features, and benefits of intelligent storage systems including block-based, file-based, object-based, and unified storage; software-defined storage. This course takes an open-approach to describe all the concepts and technologies, which are further illustrated and reinforced with EMC-related product examples.



Highlights:
  • Data center infrastructure and its elements
  • Third platform technologies--cloud, big data, social, and mobile
  • Various types of intelligent storage systems and their deployment
  • Software-defined storage
  • Various storage networking technologies and their deployment
  • Business continuity and archiving solutions
  • Various security threats and controls in a storage infrastructure
  • Key processes for managing a storage infrastructure

Prerequisites:
  • A basic understanding of computer architecture, operating systems, networking, and databases
  • Individuals with experience in specific segments of storage infrastructure would also be able to assimilate the course material


Audience:
  • Experienced IT professionals, who may not have had exposure to all of the segments of modern storage infrastructure
  • Experienced IT professionals managing storage infrastructure and services
  • Students and professionals who are looking to pursue a career in the storage industry
  • Organization-wide IT teams directly or indirectly responsible for planning, designing, deploying, managing, or leveraging information infrastructure
  • Individuals who are seeking EMC Proven Professional Information Storage Associate (EMCISA) certification

1. Introduction to Information Storage

  • Digital data and its types
  • Information storage
  • Key characteristics of data center
  • Evolution of computing platforms

2. Third Platform Technologies

  • Cloud computing and its essential characteristics
  • Cloud services and cloud deployment models
  • Big data analytics
  • Social networking and mobile computing
  • Characteristics of third platform infrastructure
  • Imperatives for third platform transformation

3. Data Center Environment

  • Building blocks of a data center
  • Compute systems and compute virtualization
  • Software-defined data center

4. Intelligent Storage Systems

  • Components of an intelligent storage system
  • Components, addressing, and performance of hard disk drives and solid state drives
  • RAID
  • Types of intelligent storage systems
  • Scale-up and scale-out storage architecture

5. Block-Based Storage System

  • Components of block-based storage system
  • Storage provisioning and storage tiering

6. File-Based Storage System

  • Components and architecture of NAS
  • NAS file sharing methods
  • File-level virtualization and tiering

7. Object-Based and Unified Storage

  • Components of object-based storage device (OSD)
  • Key features of OSD
  • Storage and retrieval process in OSD system
  • Unified storage architecture

8. Software-Defined Storage

  • Attributes of software-defined storage
  • Architecture of software-defined storage
  • Functions of the control plane
  • Software-defined storage extensibility

9. Fibre Channel SAN

  • Software-defined networking
  • FC SAN components and architecture
  • FC SAN topologies, link aggregation, and zoning
  • Virtualization in FC SAN environment

10. Internet Protocol SAN

  • iSCSI protocol, network components, and connectivity
  • Link aggregation, switch aggregation, and VLAN
  • FCIP protocol, connectivity, and configuration

11. Fibre Channel over Ethernet SAN

  • Components of FCoE SAN
  • FCoE SAN connectivity
  • Converged Enhanced Ethernet
  • FCoE architecture

12. Introduction to Business Continuity

  • Impact of information unavailability
  • Business continuity planning lifecycle
  • Eliminating single points of failure
  • Application resiliency

13. Backup and Archive

  • Backup architecture
  • Backup targets and methods
  • Data deduplication
  • Cloud-based and mobile device backup
  • Data archive

14. Replication

  • Uses of replication and its characteristics
  • Compute-based, storage-based, and network-based replication
  • Data migration
  • Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

15. Securing the Storage Infrastructure

  • Information security goals
  • Storage security domains
  • Threats to a storage infrastructure
  • Security controls to protect a storage infrastructure
  • Governance, risk, and compliance

16. Managing the Storage Infrastructure

  • Storage infrastructure management functions
  • Storage infrastructure management processes
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Information Storage and Management v3
  • Course ID:
    261667
  • Duration:
    5 days
  • Price:
    $2,700
  • Date:
    Monday 6/4/2018
  • Time:
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Location:
    EMC
    55 Constitution Blvd
    Franklin, MA 02038