Optimizing Storage Services for Applications with XtremIO (MR-1CP-OSSFAWX)

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe proper configuration and integration of XtremIO systems for end to end communication and all points in between
- Obtain maximum availability from a solution by properly configuring replication and proactive monitoring through alerts and basic troubleshooting
 -Analyze workloads and optimize for maximum performance thresholds
- Create custom reports to determine patterns and confirm with SLA guidelines
- Describe data protection capabilities of XtremIO using RecoverPoint, VPLEX, and AppSync
- Describe integration best practices for VDI and Oracle environments

Course Outline
The content of this course is designed to support the course objectives.
- XtremIO Overview and Access Requirements
o Components, models and resources
o XtremIO Management Server
- XtremIO Cluster Management Interface
o Accessing XtremIO storage management applications (GUI, CLI)
o Management through REST APIs and Plugins
- XtremIO Storage Presentation
o Storage presentation and volume management
o Host configuration ? Windows, Linux, ESXi, Solaris, AIX, and HPUX
o Connectivity Zoning best practices
- XtremIO Snapshots
o Snapshot features, capabilities, and operations
- XtremIO Features and Integration
o Encryption, Compression and Deduplication
o XDP (XtremIO Data Protection)
o Integration with ViPR, ViPR SRM, EMC Connectrix Manager Converged Network Edition (CMCNE)
o Integration with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
o Integration with VMware ? VAAI, VSI, Operations Manager
o Microsoft ? ODX, ESI, and VSS Plug-in
- XtremIO Performance and Reporting
o Performance overview
o XtremIO reports and host tools
o Common performance issues
- XtremIO Data Protection
o RecoverPoint native integration with XtremIO arrays
o RecoverPoint operations and management
o Implementing XtremIO into a VPLEX Cluster
- XtremIO Application Integration
o Integration with Oracle environments
o Integration with VDI environments
- XtremIO Advanced Management Operations
o Managing alerts and power procedures
o Generating log files, and IP modifications
o Space reclamation and shrinking deduplication rates