Avamar Integration and Performance Management

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Description

This course provides you with the knowledge necessary to expand your Avamar integration and performance management skills. You will explore performance management procedures and best practices. Through hands-on labs, you'll gain hands-on experience in integrating Avamar with various applications, EMC NetWorker, and Data Domain.

Audience

Employees, partners, and customers responsible for Avamar application integration and performance management

Prerequisites

  • Understanding of Avamar concepts and administration
  • Experience in network administration in a TCP/IP environment
  • UNIX/Linux system administration experience

Learning Objectives

  • Avamar client, initialization, and security best practices
  • Install, configure, and run backups and restores of supported database applications, NDMP appliances, and VMware environments
  • Install, configure, and run backups and restores in environments integrated with NetWorker and Data Domain
  • Recommended practices for Avamar performance management, including sizing client caches and recovering from server capacity issues

1. Configuring Avamar Server and Clients

  • Configuring the Client Backup Environment
  • Setting Up External Authentication
  • Avamar Data Security

2. Performance Management

  • Performance Rates and Factors
  • Tuning File and Hash Caches
  • Network Bandwidth Considerations and Tuning
  • Managing Avamar Server Capacity

3. Avamar Integration with EMC NetWorker

  • NetWorker Integration
  • Installation and Configuration
  • Backup, Restore, and Replication

4. Avamar Integration with Data Domain

  • Data Domain Integration
  • Configuring and Troubleshooting

5. Avamar Integration with Microsoft Applications

  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Microsoft Exchange VSS
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft SharePoint VSS
  • Microsoft Windows Clusters

6. Avamar Integration with Databases

  • Avamar Oracle Client
  • Avamar DB2 Client

7. Avamar Integration with NDMP

8. Virtual Environments

  • Avamar Virtual Edition
  • Backing Up Virtual Machines
  • VMware Image Backups

9. Avamar Tape-Out Solutions

  • Avamar Data Transport
  • Avamar Tape-Out