PTCCS367 Syllabus - Storage Technologies - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCCS367 Syllabus - Storage Technologies - 2023 Regulation Anna University

PTCCS367

STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES

 L T P C

3 0 0 3

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• Characterize the functionalities of logical and physical components of storage
• Describe various storage networking technologies
• Identify different storage virtualization technologies
• Discuss the different backup and recovery strategies
• Understand common storage management activities and solutions

UNIT I

STORAGE SYSTEMS

9

Introduction to Information Storage: Digital data and its types, Information storage, Key characteristics of data center and Evolution of computing platforms. Information Lifecycle Management. Third Platform Technologies: Cloud computing and its essential characteristics, Cloud services and cloud deployment models, Big data analytics, Social networking and mobile computing, Characteristics of third platform infrastructure and Imperatives for third platform transformation. DataCenter Environment: Building blocks of a data center, Compute systems and compute virtualization and Software-defined data center.

UNIT II

INTELLIGENT STORAGE SYSTEMS AND RAID

5

Components of an intelligent storage system, Components, addressing, and performance of hard disk drives and solid-state drives, RAID, Types of intelligent storage systems, Scale-up and scale- out storageArchitecture.

UNIT III

STORAGE NETWORKING TECHNOLOGIES AND VIRTUALIZATION

13

Block-Based Storage System, File-Based Storage System, Object-Based and Unified Storage. Fibre Channel SAN: Software-defined networking, FC SAN components and architecture, FC SAN topologies, link aggregation, and zoning, Virtualization in FC SAN environment. Internet Protocol SAN: iSCSI protocol, network components, and connectivity, Link aggregation, switch aggregation, and VLAN, FCIP protocol, connectivity, and configuration. Fibre Channel over Ethernet SAN: Components of FCoE SAN, FCoE SAN connectivity, Converged Enhanced Ethernet, FCoE architecture.

UNIT IV

BACKUP, ARCHIVE AND REPLICATION

12

Introduction to Business Continuity, Backup architecture, Backup targets and methods, Data deduplication, Cloud-based and mobile device backup, Data archive, Uses of replication and its characteristics, Compute based, storage-based, and network-based replication, Data migration,Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS).

UNIT V

SECURING STORAGE INFRASTRUCTURE

6

Information security goals, Storage security domains, Threats to a storage infrastructure, Security controls to protect a storage infrastructure, Governance, risk, and compliance, Storage infrastructure management functions, Storage infrastructure management processes.

COURSE OUTCOMES:
CO1: Demonstrate the fundamentals of information storage management and various models of Cloud infrastructure services and deployment
CO2: Illustrate the usage of advanced intelligent storage systems and RAID
CO3: Interpret various storage networking architectures - SAN, including storage subsystems and virtualization
CO4: Examine the different role in providing disaster recovery and remote replication technologies
CO5: Infer the security needs and security measures to be employed in information storage management

TOTAL:45 PERIODS

TEXT BOOKS:
1. EMC Corporation, Information Storage and Management, Wiley, India
2. Jon Tate, Pall Beck, Hector Hugo Ibarra, Shanmuganathan Kumaravel and Libor Miklas, Introduction to Storage Area Networks, Ninth Edition, IBM - Redbooks, December 2017
3. Ulf Troppens, Rainer Erkens, Wolfgang Mueller-Friedt, Rainer Wolafka, Nils Haustein,Storage Networks Explained, Second Edition, Wiley, 2009

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