problem 1)a) How do you maintain free space in prepare cache for I/O bursts? Describe the different mechanisms.
b) With a neat diagram, describe the architecture of a Storage Processor of CLARiiON.
c) Compare and contrast RAID and JBOD.
problem 2)a) Describe the data structures used in disk drives.
b) List and describe different components in the I/O path.
c) What is a Storage Area Network and how does it benefit a customer?
problem 3)a) With a neat diagram , describe the layered architecture of Fibre channel.
b) Describe with an ex one technology that provides data consistency for hot backups.
c) Describe in detail the different types of automated backup operations.
problem 4)a) What do you mean by SnapView?. What are the techniques that are used to create multiple copies of the source volume? Describe in detail.
b) How do you bind LUNs? What are the methods to create metaLUNs? Describe.
c) Is it possible to refresh source with clone and clone with source? If so, describe the techniques used.
problem 5)a) Describe in brief how PowerPath achieves
i) Transparent recovery
ii) Load balancing
b) Describe the features and advantages of SANCopy as a Data Migration Tool.
c) Describe the different logs used in MirrorView.
problem 6)a) Differentiate between:
i. Snapshot and Clone
ii. Synchronous Remote Mirroring and Incremental Remote Mirroring.
b) What are the architectural features of CLARiiON that supports the end to end protection of data?
c) Which RAID option do you recommend for the following applications and why?
i) Online video streaming