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Course number HL012S
Length 2 days
Delivery method* Remotely assisted instructional learning ( RAIL)
Price USD $1,800
CAD $1,800
*Courses are supported in the delivery formats above, but are not necessarily scheduled in every delivery format listed. Please click the schedule links at the top of the page to see which delivery formats are currently scheduled.

Course overview

The training will review, and use case study lab exercises to expand the skills of Storage Architects to consult, design and propose solutions in the HP Converged Storage portfolio. The training enables a Storage Architect to identify and translate business requirements into a multi-site storage solution design that supports deduplication and back-up/recovery solutions for information protection and storage solutions for information retention.

Further Description

An HP Master ASE – Storage Solutions Architect will have the skills, knowledge and tools to articulate, design, validate, propose and plan complete, supported HP converged storage solutions for non-disruptive reliability, scalability, optimized utilization, higher ROI, and operational simplicity.


  • Current and active HP ASE – Storage Solutions Architect V1 certification


Senior storage architects who lead a team designing storage environments and who desire to leverage HP Converged Storage Systems in multisite environments. The individual should have an average of 3-5 years experience designing and architecting storage solutions in a multi-vendor environment. This training is important for storage IT professionals of HP channel partners, HP pre-sales employees and enterprise level organizations who need to credibly design and propose tailored storage solutions to most effectively meet enterprise level, or multi-site, business needs with optimum ROI.

Certifications and Related Examinations

  • HP Master ASE – Storage Solutions Architect V1
  • Exam(s)

  • HP0-J67 – Architecting Multi-site HP Storage Solutions

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Course objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Fundamental Architecture and Technology of HP Enterprise Solutions
  • Architect and Design
    • Complex HP Multi-site High Availability SAN Configurations
    • Complex HP Replication and Recovery Solutions
    • HP Converged Storage Solutions for ITaaS (IT as a Service)
    • High Availability Solutions for HP SAN Deployments
    • Converged and Virtualized HP Multisite Storage Solutions
  • Identify Opportunities to expand and extend HP Multisite Disaster Recovery and Availability Solutions

Course outline

Module 1 - HP Course Intro and Overview

  • Objectives
  • Course Agenda
  • HP Storage Portfolio - new branding
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 –the versatile platform
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ – Tier 1Storage for the Cloud
  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst - Fastest disk backup and recovery in the industry
  • Backup in a Virtualized World – New Challenges

Module 2 - HP StoreVirtual 4000 Multisite Solutions

  • Objectives
  • Built for virtualization
  • HP Storage Midrange Portfolio
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage SAN Solutions
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage IP SANs
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Scale-out Architecture
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage portfolio
  • HP LeftHand Operating System
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 VSA
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 VSA feature list
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 eases storage management
  • Scaleable – StoreVirtual adapts to business demands
  • HP Standard best practices architecture overview
  • Network RAID
  • LeftHand OS replication based Network RAID levels
  • Network RAID5 and RAID6 Striping
  • Application Snapshots
  • HP LeftHand OS Application-Managed Snapshots
  • Applications with VSS support
  • Remote Copy & Multi-Site
  • HP LeftHand OS Remote Copy review
  • Real-time Protection from Site Failure - Multi-Site HA
  • Single Subnet or Multi-Subnet iSCSI Clusters
  • I/O path preferencing based on Site/Subnet
  • HP Preferred configurations – 3-Sites
  • HP Preferred configurations – 2 Sites, 1 logical Site
  • Other HP LeftHand OS Multi-Site features
  • Security: Multi-Network domain Clusters
  • Disaster Recovery for Remote Sites
  • Virtualization ROBO & SMB
  • Problem: Server virtualization puts new requirements on storage
  • Problem: Storage solutions for remote sites are costly to acquire and operate
  • Affordable VSA deployment & DR for ROBO Sites
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 Storage VSA for SMBs / ROBO
  • Leverage the HP Converged Infrastructure
  • Peer Motion
  • Peer Motion - Seamless and non-disruptive data mobility
  • HP StoreVirtual Storage Clustering & Peer Motion
  • HP StoreVirtual 4000 SAN Solutions Complete storage solutions for today’s needs

Module 3 - HP 3PAR StoreServ

  • Objectives
  • HP 3PAR One Family Investment Protection
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Storage: One OS Midrange to High-end
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Industry Leadership
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Architecture review
  • HP 3PAR Enhancements for HP 3PAR OS 3.1.2
  • Remote Copy
  • HP 3PAR Remote Copy - What is it?
  • Protect and share data affordably
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Thin Provisioning aware
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Remote Copy
  • Remote Copy: Latencies
  • Remote Copy—Asynchronous periodic
  • Asynchronous Periodic Mode
  • Asynchronous Periodic Mode operation
  • Asynchronous Periodic Mode detail
  • Asynchronous Periodic Mode considerations
  • Asynchronous Periodic Mode RPO
  • Remote Copy—Synchronous
  • Synchronous Mode
  • Synchronous Mode operation
  • Remote Copy—HP 3PAR OS 3.1.2 enhancements
  • Mixed Mode Replication
  • Inter "Volume Group" Fast Resync
  • Autonomic Replication Groups
  • Remote Copy—Topologies
  • Supported Topologies: One-to-One (1:1)
  • Supported Topologies: Many-to-One (4:1)
  • Supported Topologies: One-to-Many (1:2)
  • Bidirectional Support in 1:2 Configuration
  • Supported Topologies: Synchronous Long Distance
  • Bidirectional Support in SLD Configuration OS 3.1.2
  • Federation & Peer Motion
  • Storage Federation
  • Converged Migration - HP 3PAR StoreServ Peer Motion
  • HP 3PAR Federation - Industry unique enhanced
  • Peer Motion - Protecting your investment in EVA
  • Persistent Ports
  • Persistent Ports –VMware support only
  • Peer Persistence for VMware
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ Peer Persistence for VMware
  • Peer Persistence
  • High-Availability solution for federated storage
  • Remote Copy & VMware SRM
  • HP 3PAR Storage Replication Adapter for VMware Site Recovery Manager
  • HP 3PAR StoreServ & VMware SRM

Module 4 - StoreOnce and StoreOnce Catalyst Technologies

  • Objectives
  • HP StoreOnce Disk Based Data Protection Products
  • HP StoreOnce Data Protection Products
  • Protecting Data
  • HP StoreOnce & Catalyst Customer Business Value
  • HP StoreOnce addresses customer pain points
  • HP StoreOnce value proposition for the Enterprise
  • HP StoreOnce B6200 Backup System Overview
  • B6200 Overview and Functionality - Review
  • HP StoreOnce Backup Systems and HP StoreOnce Catalyst – Integrations
  • Catalyst and DP Terminology
  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst DP7 & Netbackup integration
  • Symantec NetBackup Optimized Deduplication
  • Symantec Backup Exec with OST and Catalyst
  • VEEAM Backup with HP StoreOnce Backup Systems
  • Tivoli Storage Manager with HP Storeonce Backup Systems
  • StoreOnce Deduplication options using DP7
  • Target-side Deduplication
  • Server-side Deduplication
  • Source-side Deduplication
  • Planning and Deployment of HP StoreOnce Backup Systems
  • Planning & Deployment
  • Customer Environment Analysis
  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst Configurations
  • StoreOnce Catalyst Configurations - Performance Factors
  • StoreOnce & Catalyst configs – Performance factors
  • Performance factors – Housekeeping
  • StoreOnce Sizing
  • StoreOnce Solution Sizing
  • Using the HP Storage Sizer
  • StoreOnce Sizing – Other Considerations
  • HP StoreOnce Catalyst best practice – media server requirements
  • Catalyst Media server sizing example
  • ‘Seeding’ for HP StoreOnce Replication

Module 5 - HP StoreOnce Solutions for a Virtualized Environment

  • Objectives
  • Backup in a virtualizing world
  • ‘Legacy’ Virtualization Backup methods
  • Differences with VM Backup
  • Backup in a virtualizing world
  • VM backup using HP StoreOnce Appliance
  • VMware vSphere
  • vSphere API for Storage Awareness (VASA)
  • vStorage API for Data Protection—VADP
  • VMware snapshots
  • VMware Snapshot usage
  • VMware Backup with HP DataProtector 7
  • DataProtector Granular Recovery Extension (GRE)
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Hyper-V Architecture
  • Hyper-V Architecture – Disk Types
  • Hyper-V Virtual Machine Architecture
  • Hyper-V Virtual Machine Architecture and VSS
  • Hyper-V Change Block Tracking (VEEAM)
  • Hyper-V Backup with HP DataProtector 7
  • Virtual Server backup: best practices
  • Virtualization Best Practices
  • Virtualization backup best practices
  • Virtualization Best Practices

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