This course provides additional knowledge of the advanced capabilities of HPE Nimble Storage arrays, including multi-array groups and pools, replication, disaster recovery, VMware® vVols, configuration of syslog and SNMP trap forwarding, and audit logs and event logs. Using extensive hands-on lab exercises that comprise over 70% of the course, you gain a practical understanding of HPE Nimble Storage integration with Microsoft Windows, Linux, VMware, Veeam, and Commvault.
Delegates will learn how to
Prior to attending this course, students
should complete one of the following
• HJ7C5S: HPE Nimble I: Management and
• H6LH8S: HPE Nimble Storage
Introduction and Administration
• H9TH5S: HPE Nimble Storage
Introduction and Administration (with
extended lab time)
• H9TH6AAE: Introduction to HPE Nimble
Storage and InfoSight Analytics, Rev.
• H9TH1S: Designing HPE Nimble
Solutions, Rev. 18.21 (01113228)
Module 1: Course Introduction
• Topics review Module 2: Architecture and Advanced Features
• Read and write operations
• HPE Nimble FS
• Triple+ Parity RAID
Module 3: HPE Nimble Storage Replication and Peer Persistence
• Disaster recovery terminology (planning, RPO, RTO, etc.)
• SmartReplicate overview
• Async replication
• Sync replication
• Replication capabilities (architecture, topologies including fan-out, etc.)
• SmartReplicate operations
• Peer persistence architecture and operations
Module 4: Scale-out, Multi-Array Groups and Pools
• Scale-to-fit review
• Scale-out groups
• Scale-out pools
• Scale-out operations
• Scale-out limitations and rules
• Group merge
• Host operation in pools
• Multi-array groups and pools
Module 5: Windows Integration
• VSS theory
• VSS in use on HPE Nimble
• NWT components review
• Space reclamation
Module 6: Linux Integration, Oracle and Docker Integration
• HPE Nimble Storage Linux Toolkit (NLT)
• HPE Nimble Storage Oracle Application Data Manager
• HPE Nimble Host Tuning Utility/Nimbletune
• Space reclamation
Module 7: VMware Integration
• VMware integration features
• VMware vCenter® integration
• SRM integration
• Synchronized snapshots
• APIs and space reclamation
• dHCI introduction
Module 8: Backup Solution Integration
• HPE RMC overview and basic architecture
• Veeam overview and basic architecture
• Commvault overview and basic architecture
• Additional data protection training
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