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.

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Delegates will learn how to


Prior to attending this course, students

should complete one of the following


• HJ7C5S: HPE Nimble I: Management and

Local Replication

• 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)

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Module 1: Course Introduction

• Agenda

• Topics review Module 2: Architecture and Advanced Features

• Read and write operations

• HPE Nimble FS

• Triple+ Parity RAID

• Sparing

• Deduplication

• Encryption

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

• vVols

• 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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