Oracle Storage Fundamental Certification Training Course Overview

The Oracle Storage Fundamentals training course gives learners with a deep survey of the current state of network storage. By focusing on concepts, terms, and technologies and avoiding product-specific features, this course provides foundation knowledge that is applicable to the further study of storage products.

Who Should do this course?

Entry-level Storage Administrators

Oracle Storage Fundamental (16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Storage Overview
  • State the significance of the storage industry today
  • State Sun's vision of storage
  • Identify the features of Sun's vision of storage
Module 2: Data Transfer Technologies and Physical Connectors
  • Define the Sbus and PCI Bus
  • Define integrated development environment (IDE) devices
  • Define SCSI technology and circumstances under which it is an appropriate data transfer technology to utilize based on perform
  • Correlate the SCSI standard to images of SCSI connectors
  • Define the Fibre Channel Bus and list its advantages and limitations
  • Define the types of Fibre Channel, including Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL), and list the advantages and limitations
  • Correlate the Fibre Channel standard to images of Fibre Channel connectors
Module 3: Network Devices
  • Define Host Bus Adaptors (HBA) and versions (including PCI and SBus) and determine which of the versions is more appropriat
  • Define gigabit interface converters (GBICs)
  • Identify advances in GBIC technology embodied in the small form factor GBIC compared to the standard
  • Define a Hub and its use with storage
  • Define the purpose of switches and identify the circumstances under which the use of a switch is more appropriate than a hub
  • Define the types of cabling and distinguish their advantages and limitations
Module 4: Arrays
  • Identify the definition of an array storage system and a JBOD
  • Identify standard array components
  • Consider array selection criteria based on capacity, speed, availability, cost, multipathing, and scalability
Module 5: RAID
  • Describe redundant array of independent disks (RAID) and define the features that make up a RAID configuration
  • Describe RAID levels and specific applications and performance characteristics
  • Define and differentiate between software and hardware implementation of RAID with respect to performance
Module 6: Tape Library Storage Backup Systems
  • Identify two types of tape technologies, digital linear tape (DLT) and linear tape open (LTO), and state the purpose of each
  • Identify standard tape library components, including tape, tape drives, robotics, controllers, and I/O subsystems
  • Define the criteria associated with tape libraries and how they are implemented, including speed and capacity
Module 7: Storage Configurations
  • Describe the use and structure of NAS, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations
  • Describe the use and structure of DAS, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations
  • Describe the use and structure of SAN, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations
Module 8: Storage Virtualization
  • Define storage virtualization
Module 9: Define Data Services
  • Describe network data replication and its advantages and limitations
  • Describe point-in-time copy and its advantages and limitations
Module 10: Storage Management Software
  • Describe the issues related to resource management and the types of software solutions available
  • Describe the issues related to storage network management and types of the software solutions available
  • Describe the issues related to component management and the types of software solutions available
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Course Prerequisites
  • System Administration on the Solaris 10 OS, Part 2 (SA-202-S10)
  • Network Administration on the Solaris 10 OS (SA-300-S10)
  • Understand computer operating systems and computer components
  • Understand network concepts

On Completion of this course you will be able to:-

  • Storage Overview
  • Data Transfer Technologies and Physical Connectors
  • Network Devices
  • Arrays
  • RAID
  • Tape Library Storage Backup Systems
  • Storage Configurations
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Define Data Services
  • Storage Management Software