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    Delivery Type

    Instructor-led Training (ILT) Virtual Instructor-led Training


    Course Length

    2 Days

    Course Availability

    Employees Partners Customers

    Suggested Audience

    Architect Storage Manager Implementation and Support

    Required Knowledge and Skills

    Knowledge of Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform enterprise storage including Dynamic Provisioning

    Knowledge of terms and concepts associated with basic storage and open systems operating environments

    Prerequisite Courses

    CCI1999 Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform Fundamentals

    TSI1998 Managing Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform with Storage Navigator

    THI2264 Hitachi Data Systems Storage Foundations

    Recommended Courses


    Course Highlights

    Learn about the structures, procedures and best practices for designing, implementing and operating Hitachi Dynamic Tiering (HDT) pools on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP) enterprise storage systems

    Get practical experience in hands-on labs which include verifying and preparing Virtual Storage Platform for Dynamic Tiering operations

    Create, monitor and relocate data in Dynamic Tiering pools Learn and practice how to view and monitor the Dynamic

    Tiering pools and migration of data between the storage tiers

    Course Description

    This 2 day course provides an overview of Dynamic Tiering advanced tiered storage management functionality of the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform (VSP).

    The classroom sessions are supported by lab exercises where you will be given hands-on experience with the hardware. You will learn how to set up, use and manage Hitachi Dynamic Tiering pools using Hitachi Storage Navigator and command line interface (CLI) commands.

    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of these labs, you should be able to: Describe the components and functions of Dynamic Tiering Identify, locate and use the Dynamic Tiering documentation Describe the differences between Dynamic Tiering and other

    tiered storage approaches Identify the configuration requirements for Virtual Storage

    Platform to be able to operate a Dynamic Tiering environment Describe the differences between Dynamic Provisioning and

    Dynamic Tiering Describe the recommended best practices for Dynamic Tiering

    pool design and use List the different storage performance tiers by Hitachi Data

    Discovery type Describe and demonstrate the configuration of a Dynamic

    Tiering pool using Storage Navigator

    CSI2143 Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Concepts and Operations

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    Demonstrate how to display tier properties for a Dynamic Tiering pool

    Describe the meaning of data displayed in the tier properties for a Dynamic Tiering pool

    Identify the two different types of processing cycles that provide the tier management functionality in Dynamic Tiering pools

    Describe and demonstrate the cycle management configuration options using Storage Navigator and CLI raidcom commands

    Describe how Dynamic Tiering implements Zero Page Reclaim for disk capacity reclamation and conservation in Dynamic Tiering pools

    Describe the impact of Dynamic Tiering pool structure changes

    Course Outline

    Content Modules

    Introduction to Hitachi Dynamic Tiering (HDT) Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Pool Structures and Guidelines Understanding Tier Properties Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Pool Configuration and Operation Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Pool Relocation with Zero Page Reclaim

    Lab Activities

    Verifying and Preparing for Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Operations Hitachi VSP and Host

    Locating and Using Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Documentation and Reference Materials

    Planning and Configuring an HDT Pool Using Storage Navigator Analyzing Pool and V-VOL Tier Properties Hitachi Dynamic Tiering Pool with Manual Tier Management Vdbench Utility Setup Tutorial Sample Results Detail of the Preconfigured Vdbench Workloads

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