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Course number HK251S
Length 5 days
Delivery method Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $ 4,500
CAD $ 4,950

Special notes

HP ExpertOne Certification ID for this courseware is #00486464.


Course overview

This course validates a complete skill set for the installation and integration of an HP Converged Infrastructure solution. Such a solution incorporates the main components of today's cloud-based data center infrastructure - virtualized servers, massive and redundant storage, and high-speed, high-availability networking - to solve enterprise-class business problems with the cutting-edge IT infrastructure customers require.


Additional course details

TThe integration specialist performs all aspects of installation and startup tasks, including hardware configuration, operating system installation, HP driver installation, and full management instrumentation of HP BladeSystem servers, networking, and storage solution components. In addition, the individual installs and configures the software solution, Matrix Operating Environment, which integrates all of the virtualized components to enable on-demand fulfillment of server, storage, and networking functions to meet the business computing needs.


Prerequisites

  • HP ATP – Converged Infrastructure Administrator V1
  • HP CSA – Converged Infrastructure Adminsitration [2011]

Certifications and Related Examinations

  • Certification: HP ATP - Converged Infrastructure Integrator V1
  • HP0-D21

Audience

  • IT professionals who want the skills to implement and manage the converged data center as the wave of the future
  • The IT specialist who earns this certification is able to install and integrate the complete set of technology components of a Converged Infrastructure solution, including storage, networking, servers and management software

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Course objective

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the business advantages of a Converged Infrastructure
  • Describe a basic HP CloudSystem Matrix environment
  • Identify installation requirements for HP Insight Management software solutions
  • List best practices for using Insight Management
  • Explain how to maintain Matrix OE infrastructure orchestration solutions
  • Explain how to implement Matrix OE capacity planning
  • Differentiate the available capacity planning reports
  • Explain how HP Insight Remote Support works
  • Explain the features and benefits of Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Describe how SPM interacts with the Matrix OE infrastructure orchestration

Next steps

  • Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions - Rev 11.41 (00378708 / HH707)

Course outline

Module 1: HP Converged Infrastructure Overview

  • Describe the HP position in the converged infrastructure solution area
  • Identify opportunities for converged infrastructure solutions
  • Explain ways to achieve a converged infrastructure

Module 2: Life Cycle Management

  • Describe the business advantages of a CI
  • Explain the CI
  • Identify and differentiate CI offerings

Module 3: Installing Matrix OE

  • Describe a basic HP CloudSystem Matrix environment
  • Identify installation requirements for HP Insight Management software solutions
  • List best practices for using Insight Management

Module 4: HP Systems Insight Manager

  • Describe the features and benefits of HP SIM
  • Compare Agentless Management with using agents for management
  • Explain how HP SIM integrates with the iLO Management Engine
  • Explain how to use a federated search
  • Explain how you can use HP SIM to manage third-party servers

Module 5: Insight Control for Microsoft System Center

  • List advantages of Insight Control for Microsoft System Center
  • Explain the functions of Insight Control for Microsoft System Center
  • Describe how Insight Control for Microsoft System Center integrates with an HP Insight Control solution
  • Define the business and use cases for Insight Control for Microsoft System Center

Module 6: Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server

  • List advantages of Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server
  • Explain the functions of Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server
  • Describe how Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server integrates with an HP Insight Control solution
  • Define the business and use cases for Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server

Module 7: Insight Remote Support

  • List and describe features of RSS
  • List and describe features of RSA
  • Explain the differences between RSS and RSA
  • Describe the business benefits of using RSS and RSA

Module 8: HP CloudSystem Matrix Operating Environment

  • Explain how to maintain Matrix OE infrastructure orchestration solutions
  • Explain how to implement Matrix OE capacity planning
  • Differentiate the available capacity planning reports

Module 9: Matrix Operating Environment Recovery Management

  • Explain how HP logical server technology is implemented by Matrix OE
  • Explain how Matrix OE offers recovery management capability for certain enterprise environments
  • List the steps to configure Matrix OE recovery management

Module 10: Insight Cluster Management Utility

  • Describe the features and functions of the Insight CMU
  • Explain the customer environments where Insight CMU can be used most effectively and its benefits in those environments

Module 11: Storage Provisioning Manager

  • Explain the features and benefits of Storage Provisioning Manager
  • Describe how SPM interacts with the Matrix OE infrastructure orchestration

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