Brocade GEN 5 SAN Design
This course is available in both instructor-led and self-paced formats and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully design and implement Storage Area Networks (SANs) utilizing Brocade Gen 5 products. Content includes design elements, SAN infrastructure, SAN software, data center design concepts, distance and extension, and migration. The lab exercise provides a customer scenario that students can use to practice design skills learned during the class. This lab is available to both instructor-led and self-paced students.
Duration: 9 hours
Delivery tyep: WBT
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Define key SAN design terms, processes, and considerations.
- Identify the available hardware and software building blocks when designing a SAN.
- Identify what information needs to be collected about current and target environments in order to design a SAN.
- Create a SAN design to meet customer performance, availability, and scalability requirements.
- Explain the advantages of, and how best to integrate 16 Gbps technology in a existing SAN.
- Determine how to validate the implementation of a SAN design.
- Select methodologies to optimize and tune a deployed SAN architecture.
- Define security features in a SAN.
- Describe the various documentation components and deliverables for a SAN design project.
Before taking this course, attendees should have taken the following courses or have working knowledge of:
- FC 101: Introduction to Fibre Channel Concepts
- CFA 200: Core Gen 5 SAN Administration
- CFP 300: Advanced Gen 5 SAN Administration
This course is for SAN engineers, professional services personnel, presales systems engineers, or anyone else needing detailed foundational information to design and implement Brocade SANs.