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In this course, you will gain the knowledge required to deploy and manage Symmetrix-based local and remote replication solutions for your business continuity needs. Operational details and implementation considerations for EMC TimeFinder, SRDF, and Open Replicator are covered. Hands-on lab exercises using Symmetrix Command Line Interface (SYMCLI) and Symmetrix Management Console (SMC) provide you with the opportunity to learn and validate the material covered in the lectures. Lab exercises are performed on Open Systems hosts (IBM/AIX, HP-UX, Sun Solaris with Veritas Volume Manager, and Windows 2003) SAN attached to Symmetrix VMAX series arrays.

Perform TimeFinder/Clone and TimeFinder/Snap operations with SYMCLI and SMC
Perform SRDF operations in Synchronous (SRDF/S) and Asynchronous (SRDF/A) modes using SYMCLI and SMC
Perform SRDF/Automated Replication (SRDF/AR) operations in a single-hop configuration
Perform Open Replicator for Symmetrix (ORS) data replication in hot/cold, push, and pull scenarios
Any individual involved in implementing and managing local and remote replication solutions for business conti nuity using TimeFinder, SRDF, and Open Replicator in an Open Systems environment.
Experience with Windows and/or UNIX operating systems
Ability to utilize host-based GUI and/or command line interfaces to perform all hands-on labs
Knowledge of Symmetrix architecture, concepts, and theory of operations
TimeFinder, SRDF, and Open Replicator for Symmetrix fundamentals
Symmetrix configuration management experience

1. Introduction to Business Continuity

2. TimeFinder/Clone Operations

3. TimeFinder/Snap Operations

4. SRDF/Synchronous Operations

5. SRDF/Asynchronous Operations

6. SRDF/AR Automated Replication

7. Open Replicator for Symmetrix (ORS) Operational Details

Lab 1: TimeFinder/Clone

Lab 2: TimeFinder/Snap

Lab 3: SRDF Initial Set Up and Basic Operations

Lab 4: SRDF/S Disaster Recovery Operations

Lab 5: SRDF/S Decision Support Operations

Lab 6: SRDF/A Operations

Lab 7: Concurrent SRDF

Lab 8: SRDF/A Multi Session Consistency

Lab 9: SRDF/AR: Single Hop

Lab 10: Open Replicator: Hot/Cold Push/Pull

Lab 11: Open Replicator Cold Push to non-Symmetrix Array


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