Data Domain System Administration (MR-1CP-DDSADMIN)

Overview
The Data Domain System Administration course provides the knowledge and
skills needed for managing Data Domain systems. The course provides lecture
and hands-on learning about:
Data Domain system concepts
Verifying system configuration
Performing data backups
Managing network interfaces
Configuring and managing a VTL
Managing data
Managing data security
Managing replication and recovery
Managing DD Boost
Planning for capacity and throughput
Monitoring a Data Domain system
Upgrading a Data Domain system
Software licenses

Audience
This course is intended for administrators, support personnel, and others
responsible for using and managing Data Domain systems.

Prerequisite Knowledge/Skills
To understand the content and successfully complete this course, a student
should have an understanding of computer storage, networking and backup
concepts.
A student must also successfully complete the EMC Data Domain Technology
and System Introduction eLearning course before attending the Data Domain
System Administration course.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Describe deduplication
Describe Data Domain technologies, including Data Domain deduplication
Monitor a Data Domain system
Perform a Data Domain system initial setup
Identify and configure Data Domain data paths
Configure and manage Data Domain network interfaces
Access and copy data to a Data Domain system
Customize and manage a Data Domain deduplication file system
Describe and perform data replication and recovery
Describe and configure a VTL
Describe DD Boost
Perform a DD Boost backup
Describe capacity and throughput planning

Duration:4 days


 
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Course Outline
The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives. The
following focus areas are included in this course:
Technical Overview
Data Domain Overview
Deduplication Basics
EMC Data Domain Stream-Informed Segment Layout (SISL?) Scaling Architecture Overview
EMC Data Domain Data Invulnerability Architecture (DIA) Overview
EMC Data Domain File Systems Introduction
EMC Data Domain Protocols Overview
EMC Data Domain Data Paths Overview
EMC Data Domain Administration Interfaces

Basic Administration
Verifying Hardware
Manage System Access
Introduction to Monitoring a Data Domain System
Licensed Features
Upgrading a Data Domain System

Managing Network Interfaces
Configuring Network Interfaces
Link Aggregation
Link Failover
VLAN and IP Alias Interfaces

CIFS and NFS
CIFS
NFS

File System and Data Management
Configuring and Monitoring MTrees
Snapshot Operations
Fast Copy
File System Cleaning

Monitoring File System Space Usage
Data Replication and Recovery
Data Replication
Configuring Replication
Monitoring Replication
Data Recovery

Tape Library and VTL Concepts
Data Domain VTL Overview
VTL Planning
Configure Data Domain as a VTL

DDBoost
DD Boost Overview and Features
Configuring Data Domain to Use DD Boost
Using DD Boost with Backup Software

Data Security
Data Domain Retention Lock
Data Sanitization
Encryption of Data at Rest

Sizing, Capacity and Throughput Planning and Tuning
Capacity Planning
Throughput Planning
Model Capacity and Throughput Performance
Throughput Monitoring and Tuning

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