CBT Nuggets - Netapp NCSA - [47 Videos (MP4)]
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Check out this Nugget that covers a critical bonus material for cert takers!
1. NCSA Course Intro (6 min)
What will this course cover? What are Anthony Sequeira's goals for this course?
2. Introduction to Data Storage (13 min)
Why do we hear more and more about storage in IT all the time now? What are the types of approaches to storing data? What factors should we use when shopping for our storage equipment? This Nugget has the answers!
3. DAS vs. NAS vs. SAN (7 min)
There are many excellent options for networking your storage. This Nugget looks at the big three.
4. Exciting New Storage Technologies (7 min)
Lets talk cutting edge - like cloud and virtualization!
5. Server Virtualization (14 min)
This Nugget allows us to expand on the critical topic of server virtualization in the modern data center.
6. Data Networks Fundamentals (18 min)
In this Nugget, you explore iSCSI, SAS, FC, file and block storage, HA, and HPC.
7. Cloud Fundamentals (13 min)
In this Nugget, we dissect the term "cloud" in much greater detail.
8. Scared of the Cloud? (8 min)
Are you afraid of things like security and privacy with a cloud-based approach? This Nugget is for you.
9. Introducing Flash Storage (5 min)
Flash technology is revolutionizing the storage industry. This Nugget provides a detailed introduction to this important area.
10. Flash Storage Components and Performance (7 min)
What makes up a typical flash storage system? What are the various performance characteristics? Learn that and more in this Nugget.
11. Solid State Technologies (6 min)
This Nugget details the SSD technology we see in use today and what might be coming in the future.
12. Flash Endurance (11 min)
Wow! This is a hugely important topic. Your flash storage is going to wear out, and this Nugget deals with this topic of endurance, and what we can do about it head on.
13. Major Industry Trends Per NetApp (7 min)
NetApp identifies six major trends in the storage industry that it tries to target with their various product lines. In this Nugget, we explore those trends.
14. OnCommand Management Software (9 min)
NetApp provides many exciting Graphical User Interface (GUI) products for managing its many products. In this Nugget, we tour some of the most exciting and popular.
15. Clustered Data ONTAP (8 min)
Let's meet the operating system of most NetApp products: Clustered Data ONTAP. In this Nugget, you will learn just why it is so respected in the industry. You also learn of some key features it makes possible.
16. Data ONTAP 7-Mode (6 min)
This Nugget explains the alternate operating system, Data ONTAP 7-Mode, and describes its key features and architecture.
17. NetApp Hardware Basics (11 min)
Before configurations of your devices begin, let's review some concepts about the hardware components that are found in most NetApp systems.
18. FAS2500 (6 min)
Let's meet a powerful, flexible storage family from NetApp! The NetApp FAS2500 series simplifies storage operations and connection to the cloud. Its unified architecture supports a broad set of SAN and NAS workloads.
19. FAS - Up Close and Personal (7 min)
The NetApp FAS does not exist in a vacuum. In this special video Nugget, join Anthony Sequeira and Kurt Engle in the data center as they provide a tour of the NetApp Fabric Attached Storage in action.
20. Other NetApp Portfolio Products (12 min)
This Nugget explores other exciting NetApp products that you should be aware of.
21. Connecting with System Manager (5 min)
You have rack mounted your shiny new NetApp appliance and you are anxious to get starting in its configuration. System manager is king for day-to-day management. This Nugget shows you how to get it and how to connect to your devices with it.
22. Using the CLI (13 min)
This Nugget details connecting to and getting the most from the CLI.
23. Creating Aggregates (10 min)
The aggregate is a critical component of Data ONTAP 7-Mode. In this Nugget, you refresh on RAID-DP, learn about the aggregates, and ensure you can easily configure them.
24. Flash Pools (12 min)
Do you want to increase the performance of your NetApp storage without necessarily raising the cost too much? Who wouldn't? This Nugget teaches you about Flash Pool technology in NetApp.
25. Creating FlexVols (8 min)
You have a beautiful aggregate in place in your NetApp storage system. Now it is time to make it shine for your users. This Nugget compares FlexVol technology with other volume types, discusses the critical root volume, and guides you through the creation of FlexVols.
26. Creating Qtrees (5 min)
Want to partition your FlexVol so that you can individually back stuff up, maybe set a different security style, or even restrict how much a group can store there? The qtree feature is for you.
27. Calculating Usable Disk Space (11 min)
In this Nugget, we learn how to deal with the fact that the disk sizes are not the amount of space we actually get for data! This Nugget also includes a bonus of some nice review questions on the Aggregates, FlexVols, and Qtrees.
28. Creating and Managing SnapShot Copies (9 min)
It is time to focus on some data protection technologies. It all begins with the extremely powerful "SnapShot Copy" feature.
29. Network Administration (18 min)
This Nugget covers key network configurations such as name resolution, VLANs and interface groups. This Nugget also explores the Data ONTAP CLI.
30. Creating LUNs (9 min)
Your users expect to see local drives for storing data. Through the magic of storage you can create LUNs and present these storage containers to users, who see them as local drives!
31. Using SnapDrive (6 min)
Looking for software on your Windows or UNIX client for managing and connecting to your LUNs? It is SnapDrive to the rescue.
32. NFS Exports and CIFS Shares (6 min)
Want to create NAS resources for your UNIX or Windows clients? No problem - with the easy creation of NFS Exports and CIFS shares!
33. Using BranchCache (6 min)
Do you have a branch office that connects to HQ using a slow bandwidth WAN link? BranchCache might be for you. So enjoy this Nugget that explores the technology.
34. Using Quotas (8 min)
Want to control how much stuff your users can store in your precious NetApp system? This Nugget is for you. This Nugget also provides a nice review of qtrees.
35. RBAC (7 min)
Role-based access control is a must in your NetApp environment. What is that? This Nugget has the answers you seek!
36. Storage System Maintenance (11 min)
Once your environment is up and running, you want to ensure that it stays operating at its best performance and highest levels of redundancy. This Nugget is critical for you to ensure these requirements.
37. Storage Space Management (11 min)
Thin provisioning, monitoring disk space, deduplication - it is all covered here.
38. Clustered Data ONTAP Concepts (8 min)
This Nugget allows you to describe the key benefits of clustered Data ONTAP and identify its architectural components.
39. Clustered Data ONTAP User Interfaces (6 min)
How do you interact with the Clustered Data ONTAP environment? Learn about that in this Nugget.
40. Clustered Volumes and Namespaces (7 min)
Enjoy this Nugget that guides you through volumes and namespaces in a Clustered Data ONTAP environment. This Nugget also covers Infinite Volumes.
41. Clustered File Access (7 min)
What new and exciting options exist for file access technologies in Clustered Data ONTAP? Find out here.
42. Clustered Load Balancing (5 min)
When you cluster and round robin your volume creation, you do wonders for your users. But what else can you do? This Nugget discusses things like load sharing mirrors.
43. SAN Infrastructure (5 min)
This Nugget provides more detail on the NetApp support for SAN technologies.
44. FC Connectivity (9 min)
This Nugget digs a bit deeper into the world of FC and its connectivity in the storage portion of your data center.
45. The NCSA Exam (9 min)
What is the exam like? What does it cover? How much of each topic does it cover? Where do you register for it and take it? This Nugget has the answers. It also contains a really stressed out computer user. :-)
46. Sailing Past the NCSA Exam (10 min)
This Nugget provides key information about ensuring you pass the exam on a first try.
47. The Great NCSA Exam Bonus (2 min)