EMC ISM v2: Business Continuity, Backup, Replication, and Archiving

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This course covers the importance of Business Continuity, the factors that can affect Information Availability, and the consequences of information unavailability. It also details the Business Continuity planning process and technology solutions, specifically on eliminating single points of failure. It goes on to discuss backup granularities and backup operations. It also focuses on various backup targets and data deduplication. It details backup in a virtualized environment, and data archiving, as well as various methods and technologies for local replication. This course is part of a series that cover the objectives for EMC Proven Professional certification exam E10-001 Information Storage and Management Exam Version 2.

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Experienced IT professionals who wish to be or currently are responsible for information storage or for planning, designing, deploying, managing, or leveraging information infrastructure

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EMC ISM v2: Business Continuity, Backup, Replication, and Archiving

  • calculate Information Availability, given a scenario
  • identify the formula for calculating Information Availability
  • recognize ways in which technologies can be used to improve Business Continuity
  • describe the difference between RPO and RTO
  • calculate MTBF, MTTR, and availability for a given system
  • recognize backup methods
  • match types of backups used in a NAS environment with their corresponding descriptions
  • recognize the difference between traditional and image-based backup in a virtual environment
  • identify the components of an archiving solution
  • identify characteristics of two options for local replication
  • recognize strategies for achieving consistency between source data and a replica
  • match local replication methods with their corresponding descriptions
  • identify methods of replication
  • recognize EMC backup, archive, and replication products
  • recommend a backup and recovery solution for a given organization
  • recommend an appropriate local replication solution, given a scenario
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