About this Course

Code TPU8443S
Duration 4 Days

This 4-day advanced XP course will build on H6773 HP Storage XP1 training and hands on experience with in-depth training on the more complex software products utilised with the XP Disk Array Family. Students will understand how to implement these products and use them to deliver solutions to real world design questions.


  • Storage administrators


  • HP StorageWorks XP1: Configuration and Management H6773S
  • Understanding of storage technologies and interconnects
  • Working knowledge of connecting storage and mounting file systems on storage devices in HP-UX or Windows 2000
  • Working knowledge of Fibre Channel

The following courses can be helpful in meeting the pre-requisites:-

  • Storage Technologies WBT U5071AAe
  • SAN Fundamentals WBT U5527AAE


Key topics

  • Review the current range of XP Disk Arrays.
  • Configure an XP for use with external storage.
  • Describe the functionality of Business Copy and Business Copy Snapshot.
  • Understand the use of Raid Manager with Business copy and Continuous Access.
  • Describe the use of Performance Control for appplying performance strategies to hosts.
  • Describe the use of Cache Residency (CacheLUN).
  • Understand the provisioning of virtual disks to multiple operating systems using the CVAE provisioning manager.
  • Indepth overiew of the configuration and data layout in an XP array.
  • Understand and use Thin Provisioning to provide virtual capacity to hosts.
  • Describe and configure Continuous Access Synchronous, Asynchronous and Journaling.
  • Understand the functionality and applicability of AutoLUN for performance management and data migration.
  • Analyze the behavior of an XP from a performance perspective using Performance Advisor.
  • Understand how to apply the functionality of CVAE Tiered Storage Manager to data migration.
  • Describe the use of CVAE Replication Monitor in conjuction with Business Copy and Continuous Access.

4 Days


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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