Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere

Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

In this instructor-led course, you will acquire hands-on experience integrating EMC Symmetrix V-MAX storage systems with VMware vSphere vCenter and ESXi 5.0 host. You will learn to provision, manage, migrate, replicate, and protect the VMware vSphere/Symmetrix V-MAX environment. You will also cover new integration technologies between VMware and EMC technologies, including storage pool management, Storage I/O Control, vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI), EMC Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI), PowerPath/VE, and EMC SRDF technology.

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Intended Audience for this Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere Course

  • » This course is intended for any person who presently or plans to: Support various Symmetrix storage, array management, and business continuance configurations with ESXi 5.0 hosts
  • » Administer IT or lab environments supported by Symmetrix storage and ESXi 5.0 hosts
  • » Participate in the development or qualification of Symmetrix hardware or software for ESXi 5.0hosts

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Course Prerequisites for Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere

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Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere Course Objectives

  • » Prepare EMC Symmetrix V-MAX Storage system for VMware ESXi 5.0 host
  • » Install and configure EMC PowerPath/VE on ESXi 5.0 for FC failure protection and load balancing
  • » Install and configure an SMC Server (VM)
  • » Deploy and configure an SMC virtual appliance
  • » Install and configure EMC Virtual Storage Integrator for VMware vSphere: Storage Viewer, SPM, and PP/VE
  • » Storage best practices for ESXi host in a Symmetrix V-Max environment
  • » Provision storage from a Symmetrix V-Max to an ESXi host and to a virtual machine
  • » Use Storage vMotion to migrate a virtual machine to Symmetrix V-Max storage
  • » Provision storage to the ESXi host and to the virtual machine using EMC Storage Pool Management
  • » Demonstrate VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) features with Symmetrix-VMAX

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Symmetrix Integration with VMware vSphere Course Outline

      1. VMware vSphere and Symmetrix VMAX Integration
        1. Cloud Computing
        2. VMware vSphere
        3. EMC Symmetrix VMAX Array
        4. VMware vSphere and Symmetrix VMAX Integration
      2. VMware ESXi Host and Symmetrix VMAX Connectivity
        1. Symmetrix VMAX and ESXi Connectivity
        2. ESXi Host and VM Booting from a Symmetrix VMAX Array
        3. VMware vSphere: Multipathing NMP
        4. Multipathing with PowerPath/VE
      3. Symmetrix Management and Visualization
        1. SMC Virtual Appliance
        2. Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI)
        3. Virtual Storage Integrator (VSI): Storage Viewer
        4. EMC VSI for Multipath Control Operations
      4. VMware vSphere and Symmetrix VMAX Storage Provisioning
        1. Symmetrix Storage Options
        2. Storage Design Considerations
        3. Provisioning Symmetrix VMAX Storage
        4. EMC VSI for VMware vSphere: Storage Pool Management
      5. VMware vSphere with Symmetrix VMAX Data Replication and Optimization
        1. Data Replication and Optimization
        2. Replication Consideration and Best Practices

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  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.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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