METRO – MetroCluster & High Availability

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METRO – MetroCluster & High Availability
2 Days Course
Data Protection/Administration

Classroom + Online

Course Details

Overview

This course delivers the student with skills to successfully install, configure and administer a NetApp Fabric Attached MetroCluster within a 7-mode environment.

Objectives

By the end of this course, you will have learnt:

  • Fibre Channel Fabric Basics
  • Analysis of existing Storage systems
  • Configuration of the components
  • Installation of a Cluster & Cabling
  • SnapMirror Configuration & Administration
  • Failover scenarios
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Troubleshooting in MetroCluster environments

Outline

High Availability SyncMirror

  • Ignoring it
  • Murphy´s Law
  • Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Areas of Risk
  • Information Availability, Downtime is Expensive
  • Statistics 1
  • Statistics 2
  • Statistics 3
  • Statistics 4
  • HA, BC and DR definitions
  • What is High Availability?
  • HA Aims
  • Zero nines – a new cloud technology based on SaaS
  • Timeframe requirements
  • Data Loss Disaster
  • Funding
  • HA Spectrum
  • Recovery Point Objective (RPO)
  • Recovery Time Objective (RTO)
  • The Netapp Data Protection Suite

Loss of Cable

  • HA Spectrum
  • Dual Power Supply
  • Multipath SANs for High Availability
  • Shelf Multipathing
  • Interface Groups (Link Aggregation)
  • Link Aggregation
  • Multiple Connections per Session
  • Multipathing Technology
  • Asymmetric Logical Unit Access (ALUA)

Loss of Shelf

  • HA Spectrum
  • SyncMirror’ed aggregates on single Controller
  • SyncMirror’ed aggregates on Clustered Controller
  • SyncMirror Software
  • Active/Active + RAID-DP+ SyncMirror = Maximum Storage Resiliency
  • SyncMirror® – Performance
  • SyncMirror® – Performance – Reads
  • SyncMirror® – Performance
  • SyncMirror® – Performance – Writes
  • Performance impact of resynchronisation
  • Implementing Mirrored Aggregates
  • Shelf and Disk Failure
  • Administrator Maintenance of Mirrors (1)
  • Administrator Maintenance of Mirrors (2)

Loss of Controller

  • HA Spectrum
  • HA Controller Configuration
  • Benefits of HA Controller Configuration
  • Requirements for High Availability
  • Partner Communication
  • HA Controllers and NVRAM
  • Configuring High Availability
  • Setting Matching Node Options
  • Normal Operation
  • Takeover Operation
  • Events That Trigger Takeover
  • The partner command
  • Giveback Operation
  • Preparing System Manager
  • Enable HA
  • Add HA Systems
  • View the HA Pair
  • Verify Licenses
  • Add First Partner IP Address
  • Add Second Partner IP Address
  • Verify the Configuration
  • Perform a Takeover
  • Use the Takeover Wizard
  • Complete the Takeover
  • Perform a Giveback
  • Complete the Giveback
  • Failover Effects on Client Connections
  • Negotiated Failover
  • HA Best Practices

Loss of Building

  • HA Spectrum
  • MetroCluster
  • SyncMirror’ed aggregates on MetroCluster
  • MetroCluster Components
  • MetroCluster Component: SyncMirror
  • MetroCluster Component: Cluster Remote License
  • New in Data ONTAP 7.3.2 & 7.3.3
  • Multiple Subnet Support
  • “Twin” MetroCluster Configuration
  • New in Data ONTAP 7.3.5 & 8.0.1
  • IV MetroCluster & High Availability (FL-METRO), v8.1
  • New in Data ONTAP 8.1
  • FibreBridge 6500N (1 of 4)
  • FibreBridge 6500N (2 of 4)
  • FibreBridge 6500N (3 of 4) : Ports
  • FibreBridge 6500N (4 of 4): Stack
  • FibreBridge Stretch MetroCluster
  • Stretch MetroCluster

Loss of Site

  • HA Spectrum
  • The two NetApp solutions for loss of Site
  • Fabric-Attached MetroCluster
  • FibreBridge Fabric MetroCluster
  • Shared Switch Support in DOT 8.1
  • Fabric MetroCluster Spindle Limits
  • Cluster takeover and how to avoid a split brain situation
  • 1. Cluster interconnect with heartbeat
  • 2. Cluster mailbox
  • 3. Cluster Hardware Assist
  • Cluster Hardware Assist Options and Commands
  • MetroCluster – Host Failure
  • MetroCluster – Controller Failure
  • MetroCluster – Controller and disk Failure
  • MetroCluster – Interconnect Failure
  • MetroCluster – Interconnect and host Failure
  • MetroCluster – Site Failure
  • MetroCluster – Site Recovery
  • MetroCluster Tools
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker Solution
  • MetroCluster Monitor
  • Fabric MetroCluster Data Collector (FMC_DC)
  • MetroCluster Easy Button

Loss of Region

  • HA Spectrum
  • The NetApp Solutions for Loss of Region
  • Snapmirror, DataMotion, Snapvault and OSSV
  • SnapMirror Overview
  • SnapMirror Product Family
  • Features and benefits of SnapMirror
  • High Availability with SnapMirror
  • SnapVault
  • MultiStore Integrations
  • Data Motion™
  • DataMotion for Volumes Software

Further software solutions

  • HA and DR features of Protection Manager
  • Specifying the Level of Storage Reliability
  • Performing Failover in Protection Manager
  • The Virtual Storage Console (VSC)
  • Module Summary
  • Objectives

Target Audience

Administrators, Support staff and SAN-Administrators responsible for the implementation and the management of a NetApp Cluster solution over long distance.

Prerequisites

  • Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)
  • Data ONTAP SAN Implementation (SANIMP)
  • Basic skills in High Availability solutions