Symmetrix Mainframe Business Continuity Management

Symmetrix Mainframe Business Continuity Management Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Get hands-on experience using EMC's Local Replication tools in a z/OS environment in this specialization-level course. You will gain thorough knowledge of TimeFinder/Mirror Base, TimeFinder/Mirror Mainframe Snap Facility, TimeFinder/Mirror Utility, and business continuity considerations/practical applications. In addition, this course provides you with a thorough exposure to EMC's Remote Replication solutions in a z/OS environment.

The course includes discussion and implementation labs regarding SRDF/S, SRDF/CG, SRDF/AR, and business continuity considerations/practical applications. You will view presentations and perform labs dealing with SRDF/A features such as Transmit Idle, Delta Set Extension, Write Pacing, and Automated Recovery, and you will learn about cascaded SRDF and moving RDF devices between SRDF groups. You will also learn about newer features dealing with SRDF/EDP (Extended Distance Protection), Composite Command actions, CEXMPT, and using R22 devices are also addressed.

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Intended Audience for this Symmetrix Mainframe Business Continuity Management Course

  • » Those who will:
  • » Manage and administer Symmetrix-based local and/or remote data replication using the TimeFinder and/or SRDF suite of products in z/OS environments
  • » Architect and position mainframe business continuity customer solutions using TimeFinder and/or SRDF applications

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Symmetrix Mainframe Business Continuity Management Course Objectives

  • » TimeFinder management operations, including TimeFinder/Mirror, TimeFinder Snap/Clone Facility, and TimeFinder Utility
  • » Important host considerations for successful implementations of local and replication solutions using TimeFinder and SRDF in z/OS environments
  • » SRDF configuration, management, and recovery operations for the SRDF/S and SRDF/A base products and the add-on products SRDF/CG and SRDF/AR
  • » Advanced SRDF/A features of Transmit Idle, Delta Set Extension, Write Pacing, and Automated Recovery
  • » Aarchitecture and operations of Cascaded SRDF as well as SRDF/EDP

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Symmetrix Mainframe Business Continuity Management Course Outline

      1. Introduction to Business Continuity
      2. TimeFinder/Mirror
      3. Introduction to TimeFinder Clone and Snap Capabilities
      4. TimeFinder Clone Capabilities
      5. TimeFinder Snap Capabilities
      6. Common TimeFinder Clone and Snap Features
      7. TimeFinder Utility
      8. Introduction to Remote Replication Solutions
      9. SRDF/S (Synchronous)
      10. SRDF/CG (Consistency Groups)
      11. SRDF/AR (Automated Replication)
      12. SRDF/A (Asynchronous)
      13. SRDF/A with MSC (Multi-Session Consistency)
      14. Cascade and Concurrent SRDF
      15. MOVEPAIR (Moving SRDF pairs)
      16. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Using TimeFinder/Mirror Base
        2. Lab 2: Using TimeFinder/Mirror Mainframe SNAP Facility for TF/CLONES
        3. Lab 3: Using TimeFinder/Mirror Mainframe SNAP Facility for TF/SNAPS
        4. Lab 4: Using TimeFinder/Mirror Utility
        5. Lab 5: SRDF Host Component Basic Operations
        6. Lab 6: SRDF/S Disaster Recovery Operations
        7. Lab 7: SRDF/CG Operations
        8. Lab 8: SRDF/AR Single-Hop Initialization.
        9. Lab 9: SRDF/AR Single Hop Process.
        10. Lab 10: SRD/A Single Session Operations
        11. Lab 11: SRDF/A with MSC
        12. Lab 12: SRDF/A with Transmit Idle
        13. Lab 13: SRDF/A with Delta Set Extension
        14. Lab 14: SRDF/A with Write Pacing
        15. Lab 15: SRDF/A with Automated Recovery
        16. Lab 16: SRDF Cascaded Replication
        17. Lab 17: MOVEPAIR

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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