This course provides knowledge of the advanced capabilities of the HPE Primera storage arrays, including lower level data reduction features, reporting, monitoring and alerting, QOS, and local and remote replication options. You gain a practical understanding of HPE Primera array capabilities using extensive hands-on lab exercises

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One of the following courses:

• HM9Q5S: HPE Primera I: Management and Connectivity

• HN5B2S: Introduction to HPE Primera storage (with extended eLearning)

• HN5A9S: Introduction to HPE Primera storage

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Module 0: Course Introduction

• Introduction

• Course agenda

Module 1: Thin Features and Data Reduction

• Data reduction introduction and overview

• Zero-detect and thin persistence

• Space reclamation on Windows, Linux, VMware®

• Block alignment

• Thin persistence technology

• Compaction and overprovisioning

• Data reduction technologies

• Deduplication, compression, and data packaging

• Savings estimation

• Online virtual volume conversion (dynamic optimization)

Module 2: Monitoring and Reporting

• System Reporter introduction

• Data retention

• SSMC System Reporter options

• Types of reports

• Default reports in SSMC

• Report controls

• Report templates

• Creating historical and real time reports

• Scheduling/emailing reports

• CLI reporting

• Performance view

• Analytics and workload Insights

• Application volume sets

• Topology Insights

• On-node monitoring overview

Module 3: Events and Alerts

• Alerts and events overview

• Managing alerts—SSMC/CLI

• Managing events—SSMC/CLI

• Alerts and events tiering

• Alert spare part notification

• Syslog support

• The checkhealth command overview and use

• Troubleshooting

• System Reporter performance alerts management

• SNMP overview

• SNMP use—MIBs, alert traps

• SNMP management

• CIM API overview

• HPE Primera CIM API

• About SMI-S

• CIM standard

• CIM management

• REST API overview

• REST API usage

Module 4: Priority Optimization/QoS

• Introduction and features

• How does it work

• Examples

• Configurable parameters and their meaning

• Configuring and managing via SSMC

• Configuring and managing via CLI

• Monitoring via SSMC and CLI

• Summary and best practices

Module 5: Snapshots and Clones

• Snapshot introduction

• Snapshot use cases

• How snapshots work

• Working with a snapshot using SSMC

• Working with a snapshot using CLI

• Clone introduction and how it works

• Working with a clone using SSMC

• Working with a clone using CLI

Module 6: Remote Replication

• Remote Copy introduction

• Supported protocols

• Architecture, features and terminology

• Replication modes

• Supported maximums

• Failure scenarios and failover

• Remote Copy operations

• Data migration options overview

• Peer persistence overview

• HPE Cluster Extension overview

• VMware vSphere® Site Recovery Manager overview

Appendix 1: What’s New in HPE Primera

• Remote Copy

• HPE Primera Remote Copy feature set updates with 4.2

• Peer motion and online import

• Online import utility (OIU 2.4 )

• VMware vVOLs support with HPE Primera

• SSMC 3.7 enhancements

• InfoSight update

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