Configuring and Managing Hitachi Storage Systems in a VMware Environment

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** Please Note: This is a Hitachi Vantara course. Merit Career Development is an authorized training provider for Hitachi Vantara. ** This course provides information on how the Hitachi storage systems support VMware environment. The course covers VMware concepts, architecture and features in addition to instructions on how to configure Hitachi Command Suite for virtual volumes and multipathing for Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager. The course also introduces you to the latest network enhancements with VMware v6.x. Additionally, the course familiarizes you with the capacity planning best practices and troubleshooting techniques in Hitachi storage with VMware environments.

This course includes hands-on lab activities designed to build the skills necessary to reinforce the concepts presented during the course.

Learning Objectives

When you complete this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the VMware concepts and terminology
  • Describe VMware vCenter Server architecture and features
  • Configure the Hitachi Command Suite in a VMware environment
  • Explain the available Hitachi storage adapters for VMware environment
  • Explain the Hitachi storage capacity planning best practices
  • Use Fibre Channel storage with VMware
  • Use Network File System (NFS) storag with VMware
  • Explain the virtual and physical networking concepts
  • Demonstrate the VWware administration tasks
  • Describe data protection features base on Virtual Infrastructure Integrator
  • Describe Hitachi disaster recovery solutions for VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM)
  • Configure Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager for VMware environment
  • Explain the troubleshooting techniques in Hitachi storage with VMware environment
  • Describe the purpose of VMware vRealize Suite and how Hitachi integrates to vRealize

Topics & Content

Content Modules
  • Introduction
  • VMware Concepts and Terminology
  • vCenter Server Architecture and Installation
  • Using Hitachi Command Suite for VMware
  • VMware Capacity Planning
  • Fibre Channel Storage with VMware
  • Virtual and Physical Networking Concepts
  • NFS Storage with VMware
  • Hitachi Adapters for VMware Environment
  • Virtual Volume Integration with Hitachi Storage
  • Hitachi Data Protection Solutions for VMware
  • Hitachi Disaster Recovery Solutions for VMware SRM
  • Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager for VMware Environment
  • Support and Troubleshooting
  • VMware vRealize Suite Integration
Learning Activities - Labs
  • Manage VMware Environment
  • Integrate vCenter with Hitachi Command Suite
  • Provision Storage for VMware vCenter
  • Deploy Hitachi Storage Plug-In for VMware vCenter
  • Deploy VMware Virtual Volumes
  • Install, Configure and Implement Hitachi Virtual Infrastructure Integrator
  • Install, Configure and Implement VMware Site Recovery Manager
  • Install and Manage Hitachi Dynamic Link Manager for VMware (Optional)

Course Information

Course Code: TSI2847
Delivery Method: 5 Day Instructor-Led
Target Audience:

  • Administration
  • Install and Support
  • Architect

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