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Managing HP 3PAR StoreServ II (HK904S)

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  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
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Course Overview

Course Duration 2 days.
Managing HP 3PAR StoreServ II This course covers Remote Copy, System Reporter (External and On-node), HP 3PAR Priority Optimization and QoS (Quality of Service), Peer Motion, and EVA to HP 3PAR Online Migration. Best Practices and Performance Monitoring are also addressed. Hands-on lab exercises help illustrate the concepts learned. The two-day course is 60 percent lecture and 40 percent hands-on labs using HP 3PAR arrays. In some cases students will partner with other students for hands-on labs.

Who Should Attend

  • HP 3PAR administrators who desire introductory training on Remote Copy, System Reporter, Adaptive Optimization, and Storage Federation.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


  • Managing HP 3PAR Disk Arrays (HK902S - 00775288) or equivalent knowledge.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:
  • Understand the difference between Synchronous, Periodic Asynchronous, and Synchronous Long Distance (SLD) modes
  • Perform a failover of a Remote Copy Group (RCG)
  • Use Management Console GUI and the CLI to manage Remote Copy
  • Use the Fast Resync feature to move volumes from one volume group to another
  • Use System Reporter quick reports, custom reports, and scheduled reports
  • Configure email alerts in System Reporter
  • Understand the advantages of Priority Optimization (PO) and Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Setup Priority Optimization using Management Console
  • Describe RAID impact on overall performance, cost, and availability
  • Understand the HP 3PAR caching algorithms
  • Use the CLI stat commands for troubleshooting HP 3PAR performance issues
  • Use the System Tuner capabilities
  • Administrate a Peer Motion configuration

Course Content

Remote Copy (RC)
  • RC key features, benefits, and advantages
  • Different types of RC implementations
  • Synchronous, periodic asynchronous, and Synchronous Long Distance (SLD) modes
  • Different failure scenarios
  • Failover of a Remote Copy Group (RCG)
  • Using Management Console GUI and CLI to perform RC tasks
System Reporter
  • System Reporter overview and components
  • Quick, custom, and scheduled reports
  • Configuring email alerts
  • Using the database sizing spreadsheet
  • Use On-Node system reporters
  • CLI on-node system reporter commands and interpretation
Priority Optimization
  • Priority Optimization benefits and architecture
  • Priority Optimization best practices and performance implications
  • Working with PO using Management Console and the CLI
  • Setting up alerts and monitoring QoS in System Reporter
Best Practices: Performance, Cost, and Availability
  • Best practices overview
  • Local read and write vs. remote read and write
  • Individual component performance
  • RAID impact on overall performance, cost, and availability
  • HP 3PAR caching algorithms
  • CLI stat commands for troubleshooting HP 3PAR performance issues
  • MC Performance Manager capabilities
  • System Tuner capabilities and tunesys phases
Data Migration: Peer Motion and EVA to HP 3PAR Online Import
  • Peer Motion purpose and benefits
  • Configuration rules
  • Administering a Peer Motion configuration
  • EVA to HP 3PAR online migration concepts

Course ID: HK904S

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