TSI1945 - Architecting Storage Performance with Hitachi Storage (TSI1945)

Course Description
This 4 day course covers performance concepts and tools, design principles, storage-related equipment and applications, I/O concepts, storage configurations, assessment and planning, and design of storage solutions.
This course includes case studies that will allow learners to diagnose performance issues and provide viable solutions.
 
Course Objectives
Upon completion of the course, you should be able to:
  • Describe performance design principles
  • Describe workload profiling
  • Identify metrics to be collected prior to configuring and sizing the storage system for performance
  • Describe best practices when configuring and sizing storage systems for industry-standard applications
  • Demonstrate how to configure and size Hitachi storage for performance
  • Describe tiered storage virtualization techniques using Hitachi storage systems
  • Use Hitachi optimization and virtualization tools
  • Use Hitachi monitoring and reporting tools to proactively monitor performance
  • Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot performance-related problems
 
Course Outline
Content Modules
  • Basics Review
  • Enterprise Storage Architecture
  • Modular Storage Architecture ? Part 1
  • Modular Storage Architecture ? Part 2
  • Tiers, Resource Pools and Workload Profiles
  • Performance Tools and Data Sources
  • Acquisition Planning
  • Deployment Planning
  • Hitachi Command Suite ? Analytics
  • Storage Virtualization
  • Capacity Virtualization
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Learning Activities?Labs
  • Setting Up the Environment
  • Understanding Performance Metrics
  • Using Workload Generators
  • Hitachi Command Suite Analytics Tab
  • Creating a Baseline
  • Troubleshooting Performance Scenarios
  • Competing Workload Scenario
 
Prerequisite Courses (Recommended)
  • TSI2048 ? Virtualization Solutions
 
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Working knowledge of Hitachi enterprise storage, Hitachi modular storage, Hitachi optimization and virtualization tools, and Hitachi monitoring and reporting tools
 
Supplemental Courses
  • None