Dell EMC/Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO

Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO Certification Training Course Overview

This course goes beyond simple administration and 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, VPLEX, and AppSync.

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Course Modules

Module 1: XtremIO Overview and Access Requirements
  • Components, models, and resources
  • XtremIO Management Server
Module 2: XtremIO Cluster Management Interface
  • Accessing XtremIO storage management applications (GUI, CLI)
  • Management through REST APIs and Plug-ins
Module 3: XtremIO Storage Presentation
  • Storage presentation and volume management
  • Host configuration – Windows, Linux, ESXi, Solaris, AIX, and HPUX
  • Connectivity zoning best practices
Module 4: XtremIO Snapshots
  • Snapshot features, capabilities, and operations
Module 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
Module 6: XtremIO Performance and Reporting
  • Performance overview
  • XtremIO reports and host tools
  • Common performance issues
Module 7: Protecting XtremIO Data
  • RecoverPoint Integration
  • Configuring XtremIO with RecoverPoint*
  • RecoverPoint Recovery Operations
  • Integration with VPLEX
  • Integration with AppSync
Module 8: XtremIO Application Integration
  • Integration with Oracle environments
  • Integration with VDI environments
Module 9: XtremIO Management Operations
  • Managing alerts and power procedures
  • Generating log files and IP modifications
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Course Prerequisites
  • 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 Outline

  • XtremIO Overview and Access Requirements
  • XtremIO Cluster Management Interface
  • XtremIO Storage Presentation
  • XtremIO Snapshots
  • XtremIO Features and Integration
  • XtremIO Performance and Reporting
  • Protecting XtremIO Data
  • XtremIO Application Integration
  • XtremIO Management Operations

In addition to lecture and demonstrations, this course includes labs designed to allow practical experience for the participant.


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