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Managing HP 3PAR StoreServ III (H9P97S)

  • Overview
  • Who Should Attend
  • Certifications
  • Prerequisites
  • Objectives
  • Content
  • Schedule
Course Overview

Duration: 3 Days

This 3-day training covers advanced topics that a storage administrator may encounter after performing the tasks covered in the 3PAR basic courses (HK902 and HK904). Topics included are: Space Explained, Performance, Adaptive Optimization reporting and planning, Alerts, Upgrading, and Configuration Rebalancing. Labs are included to reinforce the course theory.

Who Should Attend

A storage administrator who has been managing 3PAR StoreServ arrays on a daily basis for at least a year. This training is not for an individual who has no experience managing a 3PAR array.

Course Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


• Students must have attended HK902 and should have managed a 3PAR array for at least 12 months.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:

• Name the current HP 3PAR hardware offerings and describe virtualization concepts

• Describe virtualization concepts • Explain how space is distributed in HP 3PAR storage arrays

• Size Adaptive Optimization and work with AO reports

• Interpret different HP 3PAR performance metrics and how the array’s features can affect performance

• Tune and rebalance HP 3PAR storage arrays

• Perform hardware and software upgrades

• Configure, interpret and handle HP 3PAR alerts and notifications

Course Content

Module 1: Product Overview and Concepts

Module 2: Space Explained

Module 3: Understanding Adaptive Optimization Region Density Reports

Module 4: Understanding Performance • Management Software Options

• 3PAR Hardware Offerings Review • Concepts and Terminology Review

• Common Provisioning Group (CPG)

• Virtual Volume (VV)

• Physical disks

• Data Layout

• Regions

• Virtual Volumes

• Common Provisioning Group

• System Space

• Logical Disk Types

• Understanding Space Allocation

• Space Mapping

• Space Reclaim

• Purpose of Adaptive Optimization

• Adaptive Optimization tiers

• Region I/O Density Reports

• Locality of Data

• Work with AO Using the Management Software

• Generate and Interpret AO Reports

• Adaptive Optimization Improvements

• Sizing an AO Solution

• Common Terms and Definitions

• CPG Best Practices

• RAID Performance Limitations

• Caching Algorithms

• Adaptive Flash Cache •3PAR Thin Deduplication

• Component Metrics

• Interactive Response Time Law

• CLI Counters

• 3PAR Distributed Sparing

• System Reporter

• On-Node System Reporter

• 3PAR Performance Checklist

Course ID: H9P97S

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