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Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3 Administration and Data Protection (CDOTDP)

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These courses will help you prepare for the 5 day Clustered Data ONTAP Storage Management course. You will need to have a NetApp Support ID to access these free programs. If you are interested in viewing the web-based training, please send an email with your contact information to info@fastlaneus.com or call (919) 674-3100 to receive the link to the program.

Clustered Data ONTAP Fundamentals (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this five hour course, you should be able to:
  • Identify the enhanced feature set available in clustered Data ONTAP 8.2
  • Identify the key benefits of clustered Data ONTAP
  • Identify the basic architecture of clustered Data ONTAP
  • Create an aggregate
  • Create a data virtual storage server (Vserver)
  • Create flexible volumes
  • Identify supported data access protocols
  • Create a data logical interface
  • Create a distributed namespace
  • Move a volume to another node in the cluster
  • Perform Snapshot operations
  • Create a data protection mirror and replicate to it
  • Discuss the benefits of SnapVault for clusters

Data ONTAP 8 Cabling (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this 30 minute course you should be able to:
  • Describe NetApp storage configuration building blocks
  • Perform single-node cabling
  • Attach front-end data cabling to allow access network-attached storage (NAS) and storage area network (SAN) clients
  • Cabling two nodes into an HA configuration
  • Perform cluster cabling to create a Data ONTAP 8 Cluster-Mode configuration

Introduction to NetApp Products (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this three hour course, you should be able to:
  • Explain how NetApp technologies provide the foundation for shared IT infrastructures
  • Describe the features and underlying technology of the Data ONTAP operating system and why it is the foundation for the NetApp Unified Storage Architecture
  • Describe the technologies, features, and benefits of NetApp efficient IT solutions and storage efficiency technologies
  • Describe the components, features, and benefits of the OnCommand family of products
  • Identity the components, features, uses, and benefits of NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup solutions

Storage Fundamentals (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this 90 minute course, you should be able to:
  • Describe how storage needs increase as an organization grows
  • Describe how growing storage needs are addressed in an organization
  • Describe the components, protocols, and technology that underlie each storage architecture
  • Describe the market trends and the forecasts for the storage industry
  • Describe the trends in the storage industry

NetApp Transition Fundamentals (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this 30 minute course, you should be able to:
  • Identify the methodologies that you can use to move data from Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode to the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • Identify the technical considerations that arise when you transition data to the clustered Data ONTAP operating system
  • List the basic steps for transitioning and migrating a NAS workload
  • List the basic steps for migrating a SAN workload

Planning and Implementing Transition Using the 7-Mode Transition Tool (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this 30 minute course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the 7-Mode Transition Tool and its installation procedure
  • Explain the overall process of performing a NAS transition
  • List the steps for preparing for a transition
  • Describe how to transition volumes from 7-Mode to clustered Data ONTAP by using the 7-Mode Transition Tool web interface
  • Describe how to transition volumes from 7-Mode to clustered Data ONTAP by using the 7-Mode Transition Tool CLI

Architecture, Configuration, and Implementation of Flash Pool (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this one hour course, you should be able to:
  • Describe the architectural components of Flash Pool
  • Identify the benefits of Flash Pool, including performance benefits during a failover
  • Configure Flash Pool for Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode and in Cluster-Mode, including disk-shelf configuration
  • Identify the appropriate use cases for Flash Pool as opposed to Flash Cache
  • Explain the best practices for implementing Flash Pool

Cloud Fundamentals (Cost - FREE)
By the end of this 30 minute course, you should be able to:
  • Describe what cloud computing is and the role of cloud in IT organizations
  • List cloud computing’s key characteristics
  • State the considerations organizations should evaluate when determining whether cloud is the right solution for a particular IT service

If you are interested in viewing any of the above Web Based Training, please send an email with your contact information to info@fastlaneus.com or call (919) 674-3100 to receive links to the programs.