The BCFP in Nutshell 16 Gbps exam study guide is now available at: http://www. I realized last night that I hadn’t listened to the BCFP nutshell guide (the one with audio) so I quickly went through that and I believe it helped a. There will be a BCFA in Nutshell study guide in the next week. That is what you want to prepare for the exam. The existing BCFP in a Nutshell is.

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Hypoluxa Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Brocade has certifications that are actually fairly well recognized in terms of Fiber Channel and SANs Brocade has some free education on their site. Oct 25, Z So do you want to focus on first The Brocade courses are awesome. The fact that FC is free is awesome. I spent a couple minutes looking the other day and can’t find it in their education section, but it’s not a bad place to start.

Mar 12, Posts: Mon Aug 10, 2: Sep 9, Posts: Ah the old soft hard zoneing terminaology Can I nibble this thread for folks wanting to get into things a bit deeper? Mon Aug 10, 1: I’m trying to remember when the old school Brocade switches went away and I’m thinking it was later than that.


Some people equate hard zoning to port zoning because it was a restriction. Sun Aug 09, Also to start managing netapp? Feb 16, Posts: Any advise will be much appreciated. That course sets you up to really understand the nuts and bolts of what’s happening under the covers when you assign gcfp a LUN or zone a server to nutshll storage port.

Tue Aug 25, Just sign up and spend 4 years looking for it. Jul 14, Posts: What kind of storage will you be using?

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Thu Sep 03, So thinking back it still probably a thing but was mostly around the 1gb to 2gb transition Fri Sep 04, Wed Aug 26, Whittey Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: I’d like to start reading and learning more about them and wasn’t sure where a good place to start was. Mon Aug 10, 4: Mar 11, Posts: Tue Aug 11, 8: Wed Aug 26, bctp Feb 17, Posts: Tue Sep 01, 1: Best resources for learning SANs 23 posts.

I went deeper and did the Brocade Certified Fabric Administrator, but that’s probably overkill unless you have a lot of hardware and complexity in your fabrics.

Mon Aug 31, 1: Whickencrap Seniorius Lurkius Registered: I’m about a month away from starting a new job where I’ll be exposed to SANs.


Best resources for learning SANs

Most people call the array the SAN and forget about the networking. The best way to learn is to start nuhshell though. This blog has some good reads on Brocade stuff as well.

If you are going to bcp IBM stuff, they also have simulators for their Storwize products. It may be frombut the concepts haven’t changed much: Ars Tribunus Angusticlavius et Subscriptor.

Wed Aug 26, 2: Mon Aug 31, 3: I’ve never heard of “soft zoning” and I’m a storage admin since ! Thu Aug 27, 6: Fri Aug 28, 9: Download some storage software and start using it.

May 31, Posts: Early on anytime you did wwn based zoning this was soft zoning Post 2Gb WWN based zoning was enforced by the asic until you hit a point where you had too many entries in your zoning database and the asic couldn’t conitnue to enforce this.