Dell EMC/ScaleIO and Ready Node Implementation and Management

ScaleIO and Ready Node Implementation and Management Certification Training Course Overview

This course provides a complete view of designing, installing and managing a ScaleIO or Ready Node system. You will perform initial design and installation and then walk through a typical working day of activities for a ScaleIO administrator, including working with the MDM, SDS, SDC, volumes, adjusting cache, and administrating the system. A deeper understanding of the architecture and components will be introduced so the administrator understands the impact of their actions and perform monitoring and troubleshooting. Demonstrations and hands-on labs complete the learning experience.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introduction to ScaleIO
  • Introduction to Problem of Practice
  • Introduction to ScaleIO
  • ScaleIO Architecture
  • Use Cases
Module 2: Solution Design
  • Topology and Component Design
  • Network Requirements
  • Calculating Cache and Volume Requirements
  • Finalize the Design
Module 3: ScaleIO Installation
  • ESXi installation process
  • Upgrade Procedures
  • Expand the Cluster
  • Integration with OpenStack
Module 4: A Day in the Life of the ScaleIO Admin
  • Data Center with ScaleIO
  • The Working Case Overview
Module 5: System Management
  • Management Interfaces
  • ScaleIO CLI
  • ScaleIO GUI
  • VMware Plugin
  • OpenStack
  • ScaleIO REST API
Module 6: Configuring the System
  • Security and User Management
  • Adding System Capacity
Module 7: Administering Volumes
  • Manage Volumes
  • Host Operations
  • Volume Protection
Module 8: NetWorker Integration with Vmware
  • Managing the Cluster Components
  • Managing the System Components
  • Managing the Volume Components
Module 9: Monitoring ScaleIO
  • Why Monitoring is Important
  • Monitoring System Health
  • Event Logging and Alerts
  • ScaleIO System Performance
Module 10: ScaleIO Troubleshooting
  • ScaleIO Troubleshooting
  • Using Logs for Triage
  • Troubleshooting Common Issues
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Course Prerequisites
To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student must have a suitable knowledgebase/skill set.  The student must have an understanding of:
•Storage networking infrastructures and concepts 
• Monitoring and reporting concepts
• Virtualized data center concepts
• ScaleIO product concepts 

This course is intended for those who will be involved in installing, configuring, managing, administering, provisioning and monitoring a ScaleIO solution.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to ScaleIO
  • Solution Design
  • ScaleIO Installation
  • A Day in the Life of the ScaleIO Admin
  • System Management
  • Configuring the System
  • Administering Volumes
  • Managing System Objects
  • Monitoring ScaleIO
  • ScaleIO Troubleshooting

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