Workshop HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN Solutions with VMware vSphere 5.x (H4D11S)

overview

This 3-day course will equip students with the skills and knowledge to install, configure and administer complex infrastructure environments consisting of HP StoreVirtual 4000 and VMware vSphere 5.x. This hands-on workshop is approximately 90% labs.

Audience
  • System Administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • Experienced VMware vSphere administrators
Prerequisites

HP recommends that participants have attained the following credentials or levels of experience before taking this course:

  • VMware vSphere 5.1: Install, Configure, Manage (H1L93S) or
  • VMware vSphere 5.1: Fast Track (H1L95S) or equivalent knowledge
Course objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Install, configure and administer complex HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN solutions
  • Implement HP StoreVirtual 4000 Nodes & Clusters
  • Configure iSCSI Load Balancing on HP StoreVirtual 4000
  • Work with snapshots and smart clones
  • Work with vSphere 5.x Storage Enhancements for HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN
  • Implement VMware vSphere High Availability, Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery solutions.
Detailed course outline

Module 1: Installation and Configuration

  • Setup Zero to VSA Automated Installation and Deployment
  • Setup HP StoreVirtual 4000 Nodes and Clusters
  • Updates and Firmware-Refresh Best Practices iSCSI setup of vShere 5.x (Networking, Multipathing)
  • Connection and using ISCSI Volumes (Discovery. Load Balancing, Path Failover)
  • Configuring iSCSI Load Balancing on HP StoreVirtual 4000 SANs
  • Expanding volumes in HP StoreVirtual 4000 and vSphere 5.x

Module 2: Snapshots and Smart Clones

  • Resignaturing Snapshots
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Snapshots of raw devices
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Snapshots VMFS Datastores
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Application Managed Snapshots for VMware vSphere
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Smart Clones

Module 3: HP StoreVirtual 4000 Application Integration Solution Pack

  • Application Managed Snapshots for VMware vSphere
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 VSS Provider
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 DSM for MPIO

Module 4: vSphere 5 Storage Enhancements for HP StoreVirtual 4000 SANs

  • VMware vSphere vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI) and HP StoreVirtual 4000 SANs
  • VMware vSphere vStorage API for Storage Awareness (VASA) and HP StoreVirtual 4000 SANs
  • HP Insight Control Storage Module for VMware vCenter
  • Storage I/O Control

Module 5: HP StoreVirtual 4000 Application Integration Solution Pack

  • Application Managed Snapshots for VMware vSphere
  • Storage Replication Adapter for VMware vSphere Site Recovery Manager 5.x
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 VSS Provider
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 DSM for MPIO

Module 6: High Availability , Fault Tolerance and Disaster Recovery

  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Multi-Site-SANs (Sync. Replication)
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Remote Copy (Async. Replication)

Module 7: Best Practices/Recommendations

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