Unit 1 Assignment: Big Data and Tiered Storage
Big data is an all-encompassing term for any collection of data sets that are so large and complex
that is becomes challenging to process using traditional data processing applications or database
Unit 3 Lab Report
Answer the following question related to Lab 4a, Lab 4b, & Lab 5 from NETLAB+. Your answers should be
in complete sentences.
1. In Lab 4a, how is Network-Attached Storage defined?
a. It is defined as a volume group.
2. What is CIF
Unit 4 Lab: Backup and Recovery
1. In Task 3 of the lab, you were working with iSCSI snapshots. What is an iSCSI
snapshot? Why are snapshots important in a virtualized environment?
a. To enable backup and recovery operations. You can schedule and create
Unit 4 Assignment 2: Availability Measurements of Information Availability (IA)
A company has three components in a system and requires all three to be operational from 8 a.m. to 5
p.m. business hours, Monday to Friday. Failure of component 2 oc
Unit 1 Lab Assignment 1: Install OpenFiler NAS/SAN Summary
Before you begin this assignment, make sure you have read the appropriate chapters for this Unit,
viewed the Review Presentations, and posted responses to the Discussion topics for this Unit.
Unit 2 Lab: Intro to LUNs
The difference between the CIFS and NFS formats for Network Attached Storage is that the
CIFS is a Microsoft windows operating system used for file sharing and the NFS is used for
UNIX or Linux operating system file sharing trans
Unit 2 Assignment 3: Fibre Channel Fabrics
Before answering the questions in this assignment, you must read pages 109 115 in your textbook and
view the YouTube video below:
1. What is a World Wide Node Name?
a. The World Wide Node Name is assigned to a no
1. TLO 1 Which is a benefit of compute virtualization?
Enables compute memory swapping
Improves compute utilization
Isolates compute memory from the applications
Isolates compute operating system (OS) from the applications
2. TLO 2 In traditional storage
Unit 2 Assignment 2: FC SAN Design
The IT infrastructure of an organization consists of three storage arrays direct-attached to a
heterogeneous mix of 45 servers. All servers are dual-attached to the arrays for high availability. Because
Unit 1 Lab Assignment 2: Overview of RAID
Directions: Answer each item below using complete sentences.
1. In Task 2 Step 2, you created RAID 0 (stripe) volume with 1.02 GB of storage. This mode
of RAID is described as 100% efficiency, low cost, very good
Unit 2 Assignment 1: IOPS
1. Which components constitute the disk service time?
a. Disk service time is the time taken by a disk to complete an I/O request.
Components that contribute to service time on a disk drive are seek time,
rotational latency, and
Unit 5 Lab: Securing and Managing the Storage Infrastructure
1. In Lab 7b Task 1, the lab demonstrated the need for single authentication to be compliant with
the security feature called Defense in Depth. Describe this security feature.
a. Defense in Dept
Unit 3 Project
Before configuring the NetLab environment, be sure to follow and complete the instructions in this
setup. Failure to do so will impact the lab environment - and your lab assignment scores - in later
Creating Group Data Folders