Dell EqualLogic Masterclass

Dell EqualLogic Masterclass


Key updates and enhancements to include:


  • Volume Unmap (Re-thinning), Enhanced Load Balancing, Intelligent Tiering on hybrid arrays, (SSD & HDD), SAN Copy Offload, Block
  • Zeroing and Scalable Hardware Assisted Locking for VMware and Data Center Bridging (with 10GbE arrays)
  • Data protection, availability and recovery
  • Synchronous Replication, Volume Undelete, IPSEC support, Self-encrypting Drive (SED)support, Controller Failover, Automatic RAID Placement, Multi-Volume Writeable Snapshots, Volume Cloning, Auto-Replication, Snapshot and Auto-Replication Scheduler, Volume Consistency Sets and VMware, Thin Provisioning Awareness
  • Storage virtualization
  • Complete SAN Virtualization, Peer Storage Architecture, Storage Pools, Tiering, Non-Disruptive Array addition and Removal, Non-disruptive Array Evacuation, Thin Provisioning, Thin Clones and Integration with VMware APIs (VAAI)
  • Operations, maintenance and management
  • Single Sign-on, Group Manager, Host Scripting tools, Role-based administration, Microsoft Active Directory Integration, Audit Logging, Non-disruptive Firmware Upgrade, Phone Home & Email Home, Auto-Stat Disk Monitoring System, Enclosure Monitoring System, Detailed Historical Performance Monitoring
  • Dell EqualLogic Roadmap 2014

Main system enhanced training

  • Key characteristics and advantages of the PS Series Storage Array.
  • PS Series Storage Array fits within the enterprise data center
  • ISCSI SAN ecosystem and its components.
  • Update on the PS Series Storage Array software components, advantages and implementation
  • Manage the PS Series Storage Array using CLI commands and web GUI.
  • Interpret LEDs, capture a Diagnostic report and utilising the SAN HQ from the PS Series Storage Array.
  • Identify and perform key system troubleshooting steps.
  • Software Initiator on a variety of operating systems such Linux , Netware, and Solaris and/ or hardware initiators
  • Boot from SAN using the hardware initiator.
  • Replication, Multi-Member. Failover and Failback
  • Snapshots.  Best practice, reserves, recovery, Cloning.
  • Configure multi-member groups, storage pools and discuss Storage tiering and how tiering can be used with the array
  • Thin Provisioned volumes. Best Practice. Do’s and Dont’s
  • VSS and how it can be used in your storage environment and also how it integrates with Dell EqualLogic Auto-Snapshot Manager
  • Discuss and configure MPIO and Dell EqualLogic Host Integration Tool Kit
  • Evaluate design considerations and best practices when using the PS Series Storage Array
  • Install and upgrade the firmware on the PS Series Storage Array.
  • Capture a Diagnostic report from the PS Series Storage Array
  • Identify and perform key system troubleshooting steps.


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