ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT)

ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT)

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Course Overview:

ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT) – Hands-on

This ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT) course provides you with the knowledge and skills that you need to collect and analyze system performance data from NetApp storage systems that are running ONTAP 9. With ONTAP Performance Analysis Training, you will also learn how to interpret data and how to identify and implement changes that improve system efficiency. You will also learn how to use system commands and features to monitor and enhance storage system performance by using hands-on exercises, case studies and technical discussion.

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● If you are familiar with some aspects of this ONTAP Performance Analysis Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
● We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the ONTAP Performance Analysis Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
● If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the ONTAP Performance Analysis Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT) course:

Professionals who manage NetApp storage systems and would like a deeper understanding of Clustered Data ONTAP system performance

Related Courses:

Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration Training (D7ADM)
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Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT) course are as follows:

• ONTAP Cluster Fundamentals
• ONTAP Cluster Administration
• Hands-on experience with ONTAP software (6 to 12 months)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this ONTAP Performance Analysis Training (PERFCDOT) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Understand how a storage system running ONTAP 9 functions
• Identify the commands and tools to use to collect and monitor storage system performance
• Interpret performance data and identify hindrances to storage system performance
• Use system commands and features to enhance storage system performance and efficiency

ONTAP Performance Analysis Training – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: How a NetApp Storage System Works

NetApp FAS system architecture
ONTAP architecture layers
Data access
NVRAM

Module 2: Performance Analysis Tools

Performance terminology
Performance guidelines and methodologies
Analysis tools and commands
Output commands
Tools for performance measurement
AutoSupport tools
Perfstat
OnCommand Insight

Module 3: OnCommand Performance Manager

Features
Dashboard
Performance troubleshooting
Events
User defined thresholds

Module 4: CPU and Memory Performance

CPU performance bottlenecks
Resolving bottlenecks
Memory performance bottlenecks
Resolving bottlenecks

Module 5: WAFL Performance

WAFL functions
Inodes
WAFL readahead
Resolving WAFL issues
Best practices

Module 6: Disk I/O Performance

Disk subsystem hardware and software
Subsystem bottlenecks
Analyzing bottlenecks with Statit
Resolving bottlenecks
RAID-DP technology

Module 7: Flash Cache and Flash Pool Performance

Virtual Storage tier
Flash pool
Flash cache
Automatic workload analyzer
Cache performance issues

Module 8: Cluster Interconnect Performance

Cluster interconnect uses
Switchless and switched configurations
Cluster interconnect bottlenecks
Bottleneck resolutions

Module 9: Storage QoS

Managing system performance with QoS
QoS policies
Reactive storage QoS
Proactive storage QoS
Monitoring commands

Module 10: NAS Performance

NAS functions
Bottlenecks
NAS protocol traffic
Monitoring NFS usage commands
Monitoring SMB usage commands
Bottleneck resolutions

Module 11: SAN Performance

SAN overview
Protocols
FCoE
iSCSI
SAN LIFs
SAN performance issues
SAN multipathing
SAN load balancing
I/O misalignment
Queue depth

Module 12: Using What You Learned

Performance overview
Performance tools
Windows monitoring and analysis
Linux monitoring and analysis
VMware monitoring and analysis
Slow application performance
Using performance manager
Best practices

ONTAP Performance Analysis Training – Labs:

• Identifying cluster components
• Analyzing performance statistics
• OnCommand performance manager thresholds, events and alerts
• Identifying and resolving storage controller performance issues
• WAFL performance monitoring and analysis
• Identifying and resolving disk I/O bottlenecks
• Exploring cache performance
• Cluster interconnect performance
• Workload management with storage QoS
• NAS performance
• SAN protocol performance

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