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Business and Information Technology Education
Storage Networking Technologies and Virtualization
In this course, the student will understand the SCSI and Fibre channel architecture, direct-attached storage (DAS), storage area networks (SANs), network-attached storage (NAS), Internet Protocol SAN (IP-SAN), content-addressed storage (CAS), and storage virtualization.
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Storage Systems
5.1 Types of DAS.
5.2 DAS Benefits and Limitations.
5.3 Disk Drive Interfaces .
5.4 Introduction to Parallel SCSI.
5.5 SCSI Command Model.

6.1 Fibre Channel: Overview.
6.2 The SAN and Its Evolution.
6.3 Components of SAN.
6.4 FC Connectivity.
6.5 Fibre Channel Ports.
6.6 Fibre Channel Architecture.
6.7 Zoning.
6.8 Fibre Channel Login Types.
6.9 FC Topologies.

7.1 General-Purpose Servers vs. NAS Devices.
7.2 Benefits of NAS.
7.3 NAS File I/O.
7.4 Components of NAS.
7.5 NAS Implementations.
7.6 NAS File-Sharing Protocols.
7.7 NAS I/O Operations.
7.8 Factors Affecting NAS Performance and Availability.

8.1 iSCSI.
8.2 FCIP.

9.1 Fixed Content and Archives.
9.2 Types of Archives.
9.3 Features and Benefits of CAS.
9.4 CAS Architecture.
9.5 Object Storage and Retrieval in CAS.

10.1 Forms of Virtualization.
10.2 SNIA Storage Virtualization Taxonomy.
10.3 Storage Virtualization Configurations.
10.4 Storage Virtualization Challenges.
10.5 Types of Storage Virtualization.
EMC2 - Information Storage & Management Exam E20-001
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Information Technology Network Systems Information Storage and Management Technician