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Previous SAN Academy Sessions

Storage System 101: Storage System Architecture, History, Trends, and Predictions

This session will help you understand the history and trends in disk technology and understand the key components of a storage system.

In this webinar, we provide an overview of the key disk technology components for storage platforms from IBM, EMC, INFINIDAT, HDS, and HPE.

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SAN Fabric 101: Storage Area Network Trends and Fundamentals

This webinar provides insight into the key components of a storage network and helps you understand more about the history and trends in storage network technology.

We provide an overview of both Cisco and Broadcom/Brocade fibre channel switches, and discuss the fundamentals of fibre channel, iSCSI, and FCIP & FCoE.

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SAN Fabric 102: Emerging Technologies, Performance Analysis, and Common Issues

This webinar provides insight into emerging technologies, performance analysis, and common issues related to a storage network with a focus on peer/smart zoning

NVMe, NVMe over Fabrics, and NVMe over Fibre Channel. We also look at performance analysis and common issues that can affect resiliency and performance.

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Storage Capacity 101: Capacity Planning for Storage and Fabrics

In this webinar, we take a look at capacity planning for SAN storage and fabrics.

In particular, we examine the performance resource capacity and space capacity of storage arrays and fabric through the lens of IntelliMagic’s integrated Infrastructure Analytics.

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Infinidat InfiniBox Performance and Capacity 101

This webinar covers best practices for performance and capacity planning for Infinidat InfiniBox and provides insights into the key metrics for performance analysis.

We focus on the architecture, key metrics, and discuss which metrics are key to understanding both usage and consumption.

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HPE 3PAR Performance and Capacity 101

In this session, we look at the HPE 3PAR performance and capacity planning.

We focus on performance reporting and analysis, examine the key metrics, and discuss which metrics are key to understanding both usage and consumption.

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Pure Storage Performance and Capacity 101

This webinar covers best practices for performance and capacity for Pure Storage.

We provide an overview of how the array works, examine the key metrics and discuss which metrics are key to understanding both usage and consumption

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A Baker’s Dozen: 13 Ways to Improve Your SAN Management

This webinar provides insight into IntelliMagic Vision for SAN’s latest enhancements and existing functionality.

We demonstrate how automatic change detection can be a game-changer for performance and capacity analysis and how shareable dashboards can help improve collaboration.

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HDS G1500/F1500 Series – Architecture and Performance Analysis

In this webinar, we look at the key physical and logical components of the HDS VSP G1500/F1500 series and discuss the key related performance metrics for each component.

We demonstrate how to navigate the performance and configuration data in your HDS environment and how to achieve end-to-end visibility throughout your entire multi-vendor environment using a single solution.

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NetApp C-Mode Architecture and Performance Analysis 101

Being able to evaluate end-to-end performance on your NetApp arrays from the array through the SAN and then to the host can be a difficult task that requires multiple panes of glass.

In this webinar, we’ll look at performance and capacity for your NetApp arrays running ONTAP Cluster-mode, focusing on the key components of a NetApp cluster, analyzing key performance metrics, and reviewing your consumption trends and patterns.

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HDS VSP 5000 Series Architecture and Performance Analysis 101

HDS has a reputation for being one of the more reliable enterprise storage systems. Their latest enterprise offering, the VSP 5000 series takes their performance and scalability to the next level boasting as many as 21 million IOPS.

In this webinar, we will take a look at the key physical and logical components that make up the HDS VSP 5000 series architecture and discuss the key related performance metrics for each component

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Dell EMC XtremIO Performance Management and Architecture Overview

This webinar will look at the key physical and logical components that make up the architecture of the Dell EMC XtremIO X2 storage array. We will take a tour of the architecture, stopping to discuss the key performance metrics for each key component.

We will also look at the performance and configuration data using IntelliMagic Vision, including end-to-end visibility and change detection for workload and configuration.

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The Benefit of AIOps for storage infrastructure performance management

This webinar will address some of the most common and pressing issues of managing your storage infrastructure for optimal performance.

We will discuss modern techniques for automatically identifying storage and SAN infrastructure issues in order to prevent outages and optimize storage and SAN environments, and how adding artificial intelligence and statistical analysis to the mix can elevate your team’s capabilities.

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Dell EMC VMAX All Flash and PowerMax Performance Management and Architecture Overview

This webinar will look at the key physical and logical components that make up Dell EMC’s All Flash and PowerMax storage arrays.

We will focus on the following:

  • Architecture – explore the similarities and differences of both platforms
  • Performance – understand how external factors can affect host performance
  • Capacity reporting – gain insight into capacity consumption trends and patterns
  • Change detection and Configuration analytics – understand changes in your environment and their implications

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