SAN and Storage Fundamentals (SFUN)


Course Content

Introduction to Storage Technology

  • Challenges in Data Storage and Data Management
  • Common Data Storage Environments
  • Core Elements in a Data Center

Storage Systems Architecture

  • Host Environment
  • Common Connectivity Components and Protocols
  • Intelligent Disk Subsystems
  • Data Flow from the Host to/from the Disk

Networked Storage

  • DAS- Direct Attached Storage
  • NAS- Network Attached Storage
  • FC SAN
  • IP SAN
  • CAS- Content Addressed Storage

Business Continuity

  • Define Business continuity
  • Technologies that are enablers of data availability
  • Basic disaster recovery technologies

Monitoring and Managing the Data Center

  • Areas of Data Center to monitor
  • Considerations for monitoring the data center
  • Techniques for managing the data center

Securing the Storage Infrastructure

  • Define storage security
  • Critical security attributes for information systems
  • Elements of shared storage model and security extensions
  • Define storage security domains
  • List and analyze common threats in each domain

Virtualization Technologies

  • Identify different virtual technologies
  • Describe block-level virtualization technologies and processes
  • Describe file-level virtualization technologies and processes

Who should attend

Customers that are new to Storage Area Networking and are seeking a detailed overview of Direct Attached Storage, and Storage Area Networks. This course is ideal for Sales Account Managers, Administrators, Engineers and Managers.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you will have a clear understanding of the various storage methods and the protocols needed to create and manage a secure Storage Area Network. This course will explore the history of SAN, concepts and architectures, local and physical components, and the various technologies and solutions available today. You will learn about NAS, DAS, SCSI, FCP, iSCSI, and FCIP and the vital roles and scenarios where each are best suited.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • United States: US$ 2,895
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