The Designing Multi-Site HPE Storage Solutions 18.41 course is five days in duration and includes lectures and activities in the ratio of approximately 35/65 (lecture/activities). Activities include hands-on lab exercises using hardware hosted by the HPE TME team, sizing exercises using tools available from sources such as the HPE Partner Portal, and paper-based exercises using customer scenarios and learning checks. This course prepares the learner for the HPE Master ASE – Designing Multi-Site HPE Storage Solutions V3 certification and is recommended preparation for the HPE0-J58 exam.
After you successfully complete this course, expect to be able to:
- Describe and evaluate use cases for SAN technologies related to multi-site solutions
- Describe the HPE enterprise storage strategy related to multi-site solutions
- Evaluate the storage market and identify the strengths of HPE Storage Solutions in multi-site and/or multi-vendor environments
- Recognize opportunities and identify customer requirements for multi-site and/or complex storage solutions
- Implement data replication and transparent failover features specific to 3PAR and Nimble
- Identify and compare the existing solution design to the best-practices documentation
- Identify system issues and failures in multi-site and/or complex HPE Storage solutions
- Manage and administer primary storage, data protection, and FC and IP storage networks in a multi-site and/or complex HPE Storage solution
- Develop and manage a policy for compliance
- Test and Implement a site failover and recovery plan in response to an outage
Who Can Benefit
The ideal candidate for this course is anyone who needs to learn how to describe, position, recommend, demonstrate, plan and design HPE multi-site storage and management technologies to meet a customer’s business and technology requirements. Typical candidates are:
- Pre-sales Engineers
- Sales Engineers
- Systems Engineers
- Solutions Architects
Recommended prerequisites for this course include Designing HPE Storage Solutions 18.21 and Building HPE Storage Solutions 18.21 or Building HPE Hybrid IT Solutions 18.41. Learners should also have at least five years’ experience with designing HPE storage solutions and industry-standard technology knowledge from training or hands-on experience.
Course overview and introduction
- Describe the purpose and content of the Designing Multi-Site HPE Storage Solutions 19.01 course.
- Understand the psychological principles used in this course.
- Discuss the exam preparation checklist.
- Hands-on activity: Accessing the HPE TME labs.
3PAR Remote Copy
- Describe the key features, benefits, and advantages of Remote Copy.
- Explain different types of RC implementations.
- Explain the differences between synchronous, periodic asynchronous, asynchronous streaming mode.
- Describe synchronous long distance mode for replication between 3 arrays.
- Discuss different failure scenarios.
- Talk about RC VVOL support.
- Describe RC based high-availability and disaster tolerant solutions.
- Hands-on activity: Working with 3PAR Remote Copy (and VMware Vvols).
3PAR Peer Persistence
- Describe the key features, benefits, and advantages of Peer Persistence.
- Explain the benefits of using a Quorum Witness with Peer Persistence.
- Discuss the advantage of 3DC Peer Persistence.
- Hands-on activity: Working with 3PAR Peer Persistence.
3PAR Federation and Peer Motion
- Describe the purpose of Peer Motion for HPE 3PAR to HPE 3PAR migration.
- List the benefits of Peer Motion.
- Discuss the effectiveness of the Storage Federation concept and its advantages.
- Hands-on activity: Working with 3PAR Federation and Peer Motion.
- Explain the scale-out concept.
- Discuss remote replication.
- List Nimble integrations.
- Discuss HPE Cloud Volumes.
- Hands-on activity: Working with Nimble Replication and VMware integrations.
- Discuss ISL bandwidth aggregation
- Discuss FC-FC routing
- Discuss SAN security.
- Discuss FCIP protocol and other SAN extension technologies
Storage planning and sizing. Measuring business financial value
- Explain storage positioning and sizing methods.
- List assessment and sizing tools.
- Explain measuring business financial value.
- Hands-on activity: Using HPE sizing and configuration tools for a storage solution.
Backup and recovery basics
- Explain data protection and retention challenges.
- Discuss backup and restore strategy planning.
- Explain data tiering as well as RPO and RTO concepts.
- List the most popular backup topologies.
- Explain how to deal with ransomware.
- Explain VTL/NAS Replication and Catalyst Copy.
- Describe StoreOnce Security Pack features.
- Describe HPE Cloud integrations.
- Hands-on activity: (Option 1) Working with StoreOnce and Veeam.
Data Protector and Veeam
- Discuss the features of software used to support HPE BURA solutions: Micro Focus Data Protector, Veeam
- Hands-on activity: (Option 2) Working with StoreOnce and Veeam.
Recovery Manager Central
- Explain the HPE Recovery Manager Central concepts.
- Describe Express Protect Backup.
- Talk about Express Restore.
- Describe RMC-V backup and restore implementations.
- Explain RMC Catalyst Copy.
- Talk about HPE 3PAR StoreServ Remote Copy and RMC integration.
- List RMC-V typical reference architect and solution designs.
- Describe integration with Veeam Explorer.
- Describe RMC licenses required.
- Hands-on activity: Working with RMC(-V).
Backup solution sizing
- Explain backup sizing methods.
- Use assessment and sizing tools.
- Hands-on activity: Using HPE sizing and configuration tools for a backup solution.
Monitoring and APIs
- Describe the benefits of InfoSight.
- Explain SMIS-S standard.
- Describe SNMP.
- Describe REST(ful) API.
- Hands-on activity: Working with InfoSight. Monitoring with SNMP. Using REST.
SAN Designing and Monitoring
- Design a SAN network.
- Monitor a SAN network.