Advanced SAN Architecture, Rev. 11.1 (HH718S)

Overview

This course is designed to help you understand the tasks that a storage area network (SAN) architect must undertake to develop a SAN architecture solution. These tasks include the steps necessary to architect, plan, design, and implement large complex SAN infrastructures using the HP Storage SAN Design Guide and HP supported SAN product and services offerings.

Audience

This course is intended for technical pre-sales engineers and partners.

Prerequisites

SAN Infrastructure & Solutions Rev 11.11 –or- HP – ASE Storage Integration (2011)

Course objectives
  • Gather information about the customer’s business and IT requirements
  • Identify the steps necessary to develop an appropriate HP storage solution to meet customer requirements
  • Identify the components of an HP Converged Infrastructure as it relates to storage
  • Define SAN technologies
  • Position the products that comprise the HP Storage SAN portfolio
  • Identify HP products and technologies that help manage a SAN
  • Describe converged SAN management through switch architecture
  • Identify HP Services designed for storage customers
  • Use reference architectures and case studies to apply advanced SAN concepts
  • Use HP tools to determine the best solution based on the customer's business requirement information
  • Assess the technical requirements to support the solution based on the customer’s business requirements

Skills-based objectives:

  • Analyze existing information to understand a customer’s business requirements regarding a SAN implementation 
  • List the requirements for creating a highly available shared storage pool in an HP Converged Infrastructure environment
  • Select HP storage products and services based on customer requirements
  • Review a Brocade Health Check for potential issues
  • Generate HP Insight Orchestration infrastructure orchestration templates with the HP Sizer for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010
  • Use HP storage sizers and tools
Next steps

Designing HP Storage Datacenter Solutions, Rev. 11.31 (HL012_00314303)

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