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Course number HK736S
Length 2 days
Delivery method Remotely assisted instructional learning ( RAIL)
Instructor-led training ( ILT)
Onsite dedicated training ( OST)
Price USD $1,800
CAD $1,980

Course overview

This course shows how to use the HP StorageWorks P9000 Performance Advisor Software product, version 5.0. It includes information about user tasks and array troubleshooting. Extensive notes and real-world tips are provided in the slide note-windows. This course is intended for users and HP service providers who are basically familiar with HP StorageWorks XP/P9000 disk array hardware, software, and storage systems. New version-5.0 features, as well as performance monitoring methods for both array types are discussed.


A basic understanding of:

  • Operating systems, networks and databases
  • Direct Attached Storage (DAS)
  • Storage Area Network (SAN)
  • Network Attached Storage (NAS)
  • HP XP and P9500 disk array hardware and software configuration
  • Disk storage concepts


The audience includes storage managers and administrators, database and network administrators, project managers, and others who work in a network storage environment, using HP XP/P9000 Arrays and HP XP/P9000 Performance Advisor products. The course is intended for those with little or no experience using the HP/P9000 Performance Advisor application.

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Course objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to perform the following:

  • Describe the XP/P9000 Performance Advisor functionality
  • Describe the differences between the earlier XP array architecture and that of the latest P9500 array
  • Describe the process of installing and configuring the PA Management Server and PA Host agent
  • View, chart and report PA data using the PA web GUI
  • Use PA to identify and diagnose storage problems
  • Make recommendations to improve storage system performance

Course outline

Product Overview

What is new with Performance Advisor 5.0

Installing Performance Advisor

Performance Advisor CLUI


Database Manager


Array View



Real Time Charts

Performance Advisor P9000 Watch CLUI


Best practices

Resolving Data Collection Issues

Additional Array and Host Based Tools

Case Studies

HK736 B.00
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