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Learn the Hottest Storage Technology in the industry – Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage dHCI (HN5A7S)

September 28, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT

Learn the Hottest Storage Technology in the industry

Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage dHCI (HN5A7S)

The HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Introduction and Administration course is an instructor led course. This course teaches students how to perform common management tasks including: using the dashboard, VMWare & policy-based management, system support and scaling the dHCI solution. Multiple hands-on lab exercises will provide practical hands-on experience.

The following topics will be discussed using the latest Nimble Operating System. The learner will then have the opportunity to apply the knowledge in a series of lab exercises

Course Topics

By the completion of this course the learner will have covered the following topics and hands-on Labs:

Introduction to HPE Nimble Storage dHCI

  • What it is
  • dHCI Ecosystem (Building Blocks)
  • What problems it solves
  • Understanding drivers to Hyperconvergence

Installation Considerations

  • Understanding Network
  • Greenfield and Brownfield Environments
  • Network Options


  • Understanding and setting up Policy based management
  • Manage dHCI via vSphere and the dHCI Plugin
  • Perform data protection using dHCI VMWare plug in
  • Using dHCI Stack Manager
  • Working with InfoSight
  • Using Stack Upgrade Manager
  • Scaling Servers using dHCI VMWare plug-in

Summary Topics

  • Use Cases
  • Timeless Storage
  • Integration with GreenLake

Lab Exercises

  • Lab #1 - Using the HPE Nimble Storage Plug-in for VMware vCenter
  • Lab #2 - Running the HPE Nimble dHCI Configuration Checker
  • Lab #3 - Working with VMFS Datastores and HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Data Recovery
  • Lab #4 - Working with HPE Nimble Storage dHCI and VMware VVols
  • Lab #5 - Scaling out the VMware Infrastructure
  • Lab #6 - Working with the One Button Upgrade
  • Lab #7 - HPE Nimble Storage dHCI Initialization and Configuration (Optional)
  • Lab #8 - vCenter, Cluster, Server and Datastore Configuration (Optional)

Class Details

Intended Audience
Customer, Administrators and Channel Partner Sales or Technical Sales

Delivery Type
Virtual Instructor Lead Training (VILT) with hands-on Labs

Materials Needed
Students will need to bring a Microsoft OS laptop (1368 x 768 or greater) or MAC with Windows emulation and a mouse for use in the labs.

Date: September 28th, 2021

Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Virtual Event
Central Daylight Time
(Private Class)

Event/Meeting Details: Virtual Event login details will be sent out 1 to 2 days prior to the event

 4 hour, 1/2 Day

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September 28, 2021
9:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
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