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Storage – Introduction to Storage and Disk Systems 2.4


3 hours


This course describes how data center storage has evolved and its future in this environment. It then focuses on the hardware and software that comprises today’s disk systems and how this meets the need of the data center.


This course is suitable for any staff that require an understanding of data center storage requirements and in particular disk systems.


General knowledge of data processing concepts.


After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the Characteristics of Data Center Storage Devices
  • Compare Enterprise Disk Systems

Course Content

Overview of Data Center Storage

Understanding Today’s Data Needs
Storage Characteristics
Evolution of Storage
Storage in the Future
Storage Administrator Jobs, Certification and Training

Storage Administrator Basics

Disk Evolution
Traditional Spinning Drives
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Drives
Fiber Channel Disk Drives
Solid State Drives
Understanding RAID

Storage – Introduction to Storage and Disk Systems 2.4 Mastery Test