Storage Area Network (SAN) Assessment

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This Storage Area Network (SAN) assessment is designed to assess a assessment taker's knowledge of core data storage concepts and storage area networks. The assessment focuses on a number of topics including architecture, topology, troubleshooting, RAID types, best practices, SAN protocols, and host configuration. This assessment is appropriate for assessment takers with a year or more experience with storage area networks.

A Network Applied Storage (NAS) assessment is also available.

Number of questions 38
Test format Multiple-Choice
Time to complete Varies by skill
Topics covered Architecture
Best Practices
Host Configuration
RAID Types
SAN Protocols
Tasks tested Asynchronous and Synchronous Replication
Default iSCSI Communication Port
Disk Expansion
Domain Priority
Exchange Partition Alignment
Fibre Channel Maximum Ports
Fibre Channel Payload
Fibre Channel Structure
Interop Limitations
iSCSI Advantage Over Fibre Channel
iSCSI Device Discovery
ISL Between Two Switches
ISL Port-Channeling
LUN Troubleshooting
LUNs and Hosts
MBR Partition Max Size
Meta Volume Expansion
Multipath Troubleshooting
Performance Tuning
Preventing Stripe Boundary Disk Writes
RAID 5 Array Write Penalty
RAID Group Sizing
RAID Selection
RAID Type Identification Dual Parity
RAID Type Identification Parity Drive
RAID Type Identification Two Failed Drives
Replication RPO
SAN Fabric Over an IP Link
SAN Layout
Single Initiator Zoning
Storage Array Port Failure
Switcher with Same Domain ID
Utility to Align Partitions
VSAN Communication Protocols
VSAN Troubleshooting
Zoning Type Advantages
Supported languages ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ English (en_US)