Oracle Storage Fundamental

Duration : 2 Days (16 Hours)

Oracle Storage Fundamental Course Overview:

The Oracle Storage Fundamentals course offers an introductory exploration of Oracle’s array of storage products. Encompassing Oracle Storage Servers’ attributes, varied storage array types and functions, and diverse storage network technologies, this course imparts insights into leveraging Oracle Storage for data management and security. It delves into optimal design and deployment practices for Oracle Storage environments, spanning integration with Oracle databases, replication, backup, and performance enhancement. The course aims to equip participants with the expertise to strategize and set up effective Oracle Storage environments.

Intended Audience:

  • Database administrators and IT professionals responsible for storage management, capacity planning, backups, and security.
  • Individuals seeking foundational knowledge to efficiently plan, configure, and manage Oracle storage infrastructure.
  • Participants with an understanding of RAID, SAN technology, and basic storage networking concepts.
  • Those with prior knowledge of OS-level commands and a working understanding of enterprise storage systems.
  • Individuals interested in planning and implementing storage strategies, securing storage, and using storage replication options.
  • Database administrators aiming to enhance their database storage management skills and optimize database performance.

Learning Objectives of Oracle Storage Fundamental:

1. Learn the basics of Oracle Storage, including storage architecture designs and components.
2. Understand the fundamentals of different storage technologies including SAN, NAS and object storage.
3. Explore Oracle Storage products such as ZFS Storage, Pillar Axiom Storage and Exadata Storage.
4. Grasp the concepts of Enterprise Storage Server, Storage Tiers and Storage Virtualization.
5. Develop knowledge to create and manage storage configuration in Oracle Storage.
6. Understand Storage cluster concepts, Oracle’s storage automation policies and storage cloud-based service.
7. Explore storage administration best practices and tools.
8. Develop insights into creating replication and scaling storage architectures.
9. Discover how to optimize storage performance.
10. Gain expertise on backups and restoring storage configuration.

 Module 1: Storage Overview

  • State the significance of the storage industry today
  • State Sun’s vision of storage
  • Identify the features of Sun’s vision of storage

 Module 2: Data Transfer Technologies and Physical Connectors

  • Define the Sbus and PCI Bus
  • Define integrated development environment (IDE) devices
  • Define SCSI technology and circumstances under which it is an appropriate data transfer technology to utilize based on perform
  • Correlate the SCSI standard to images of SCSI connectors
  • Define the Fibre Channel Bus and list its advantages and limitations
  • Define the types of Fibre Channel, including Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL), and list the advantages and limitations
  • Correlate the Fibre Channel standard to images of Fibre Channel connectors

 Module 3: Network Devices

  • Define Host Bus Adaptors (HBA) and versions (including PCI and SBus) and determine which of the versions is more appropriat
  • Define gigabit interface converters (GBICs)
  • Identify advances in GBIC technology embodied in the small form factor GBIC compared to the standard
  • Define a Hub and its use with storage
  • Define the purpose of switches and identify the circumstances under which the use of a switch is more appropriate than a hub
  • Define the types of cabling and distinguish their advantages and limitations

 Module 4: Arrays

  • Identify the definition of an array storage system and a JBOD
  • Identify standard array components
  • Consider array selection criteria based on capacity, speed, availability, cost, multipathing, and scalability

 Module 5: RAID

  • Describe redundant array of independent disks (RAID) and define the features that make up a RAID configuration
  • Describe RAID levels and specific applications and performance characteristics
  • Define and differentiate between software and hardware implementation of RAID with respect to performance

 Module 6: Tape Library Storage Backup Systems

  • Identify two types of tape technologies, digital linear tape (DLT) and linear tape open (LTO), and state the purpose of each
  • Identify standard tape library components, including tape, tape drives, robotics, controllers, and I/O subsystems
  • Define the criteria associated with tape libraries and how they are implemented, including speed and capacity

 Module 7: Storage Configurations

  • Describe the use and structure of NAS, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations
  • Describe the use and structure of DAS, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations
  • Describe the use and structure of SAN, especially in relation to its advantages and limitations

 Module 8: Storage Virtualization

  • Define storage virtualization

 Module 9: Define Data Services

  • Describe network data replication and its advantages and limitations
  • Describe point-in-time copy and its advantages and limitations

 Module 10: Storage Management Software

  • Describe the issues related to resource management and the types of software solutions available
  • Describe the issues related to storage network management and types of the software solutions available
  • Describe the issues related to component management and the types of software solutions available

Oracle Storage Fundamental Course Prerequisites:

1. Knowledge of basic networking concepts
2. Knowledge of basic Linux/UNIX commands
3. Understanding of storage components and related technologies
4. Basic understanding of storage management processes and procedures
5. Basic understanding of Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control
6. Familiarity with the Oracle Database or other relational database concepts

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