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HP ExpertOne exam preparation guide

Foundations of HP Storage Solutions



Exam description

This guide helps you to study for the Foundations of HP Storage
Solutions (HP0-J73) exam. You can benefit from this guide whether you
have experience implementing and managing another vendors
Enterprise Storage solutions and want to get certified with HP.
To pass the exam, you will need to demonstrate the technical essentials
of networking, storage, servers and storage area networks along with
principles of backup, data protection, the HP Storage SMB portfolio,
experience implementing and managing another vendors Enterprise
Storage solutions, and want to get certified with HP.
To pass the exam, you will need to demonstrate the technical essentials
of networking, storage, servers and storage area networks along with
principles of backup, data protection, the HP Storage SMB portfolio and
converged storage concepts. storage concepts.
Who should take this exam?

This certification and its associated training are important requirements
for presales or solution architects working in a channel partner
organization that desires to attain or maintain Silver Storage Specialist
in the HP PartnerOne program in order to increase its sales of HP
storage solutions primarily to SMB customers. It is expected that these
technical individuals will have a minimum of six (6) months of
experience in storage technologies and that candidates have a need to
identify and define technical requirements and then design commercial
storage solutions to meet those needs.
Although this training is an important requirement for channel partners,
any individual who has an interest in pursuing an HP Career
Certification in Storage Architecting or Storage Integration is also
required to have this foundation training in order demonstrate a
fundamental understanding of the skill requirements of both Architect
and Integration experts.

Exam contents

This exam has 64 questions. Here are the types of questions to expect:
Multiple choice (single response)
Multiple choice (single response), scenario based
Multiple choice (multiple responses)
Multiple choice (multiple response), scenario based
Matching
Scenarios with multiple questions


Exam ID HP0-J73
Exam type Proctored
Exam time 105 minutes
Exam length 64 questions
Passing
score
64%
Delivery
languages
English, Japanese
Related
certifications
HP ATP Storage Solutions V1
Supporting
courses
These recommended courses help you prepare
for the exam:
00729763 - Designing HP SMB Storage
Solutions, Rev. 14.21

Additional
study
materials
HP Product Bulletin
HP SAN Design Reference Guide
00783208 - HP StoreOnce Sizing Tutorial
Rev13.21

Register for this exam
You will need an HP Learner ID.

During the exam, you can make specific comments about
the exam and items. HP welcomes these comments as part
of our continuous improvement process.

No online or hard copy reference material will be allowed at the
testing site. This exam may contain beta test items for
experimental purposes.




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Objectives
This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:
HP0-J73 Sections/Objectives
20% Fundamental storage architecture and technology
Compare and contrast hard drive technology.
Identify interconnect technologies.
Identify transport technology.
Describe and characterize RAID levels.
Describe storage presentation to host.
Describe NAS technology.
Describe backup systems technology.
Describe data availability technologies.
20% HP Storage products, solutions, and service offerings
Describe the Converged Storage strategy.
Correctly position HP Storage portfolio.
List, describe, and map HP proactive resources.
3% Competitive positioning
Identify strength of the HP Storage solutions.
33% Solution planning and design
Opportunity discovery
Plan and design a solution.
Size the solution.
Review and validate the proposal.
Present the solution to the customer.
8% Solution enhancement
Compare existing solution design to documentation.
5% Solution management
Demonstrate data replication tasks.
Demonstrate external array storage management.
5% Key server technologies and solutions
Identify key server technology features.
6% Key networking technologies and solutions
Describe key networking technologies and solutions.

Tips for taking this exam
This exam assesses whether you have the knowledge and skills that a Cloud Architect requires on the job. Therefore, many
test items present a scenario, which outlines a particular environment or problem. You may also need to use exhibits to
complete the test items successfully.

Take the time to read the entire question and consider all of the options carefully before you answer. If the question indicates
that it features an exhibit, study the exhibit and reread the question. Make sure to select the answer that correctly responds to
the question that is asked, not simply an answer that includes some correct information.

If the question asks for more than one answer, remember to select each correct answer. You will not receive partial credit for a
partially correct answer.


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Sample questions
Use the following questions to help assess whether you are ready to take the exam. Answers to these sample questions are
provided at the end of this guide.

1. Which deduplication method is used by inline deduplication devices?
a) object differencing
b) zone level
c) byte-level-delta
d) hash-based chunking

2. A leading retail, corporate and investment bank, serves about 15 million customers within Central and
Eastern Europe. They need an archiving solution to comply with the regulations.
Which HP solution should you select for this task?
a) HP Interactive Archive Portal
b) HP Internet Archive Platform
c) HP Integrated Archive Portal
d) HP Integrated Archive Platform
3. An international logistics company needs a fast data protection solution. They have a head office and more than 30
branch offices world-wide. They also require low-bandwidth replication to their head office.

Which HP storage solution fits these requirements?

a) One HP StoreOnce 4420 per site
b) One HP StoreOnce 4220 per site
c) One HP StoreEver MSL 4048 per site
d) One HP StoreEver MSL 2024 per site

4. You support a small remote office of a global insurance company. The remote offices have fewer than five total
applications and servers and need to be protected without a local recovery option. You recommend HP Data
Protector 7 in combination with HP StoreOnce backup systems.
Which statements are true regarding HP StoreOnce and HP Data Protector? (Select three.)

a) Application source deduplication does not require additional hardware to support remote office backup and
recovery.
b) Data Protector application source deduplication provides better use of network bandwidth by sending non-
deduplicated data from the remote office to the central Data Center.
c) StoreOnce application source deduplication is delivered through a single media agent.
d) With one-click configuration, HP Data Protector application source deduplication can be deployed on application
servers remotely from the central data center.
e) HP StoreOnce algorithm delivers smaller deduplication ratio through the use of bigger chunk size improving the
overall storage efficiency.

5. Your customer has two sites and you have selected to use the HP P2000 MSA storage array as their storage
solution. You plan to implement remote snapshot replication between these sites.


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Which controller does not support this functionality?
a) HP P2000 G3 iSCSI controller
b) HP P2000 G3 SAS Controller
c) HP P2000 G3 MSA Fibre Channel Controller
d) HP P2000 G3 MSA FC/iSCSI Combo Controller

The next three questions are based upon the following customer scenario:
Your customer is a medium-sized law firm, with approximately 500 employees. They are beginning an infrastructure
and backup upgrade project and have provided you with the infrastructure of their environment.

Approximately 65 Windows hosts comprising of physical and virtual servers
2 Exchange servers 2 TB total storage
4 SQL Servers 1 TB total storage
Document management system 4 TB total storage
Disk Storage : CLARiiON CX3-20c iSCSI storage with 40 TB useable storage
Backup Target Devices : 5 x 5Tb Exagrid EX5000s and an ADIC Scalar i500 with 3 x LTO3
Current backup Software: HP Data Protector
Backup regime Monday Thursday; Friday - Full backup of all systems is performed totaling approximately
20 TB.
Monthly backup size is a duplicate of Friday but will also duplicate to tape. The Data on the tape must be
encrypted for legal reasons.
Full Exchange Servers
Incrementals for file systems and document management - Management System - 4.5TB
The customer regularly tests their DR procedures at a remote off-site facility utilizing a number of stand- alone
devices to recover the data. The customer has asked you to specify a replacement storage and tape solution
allowing for data growth and expansion of approximately 20% per annum. The storage solutions must be optimized
for database and email applications as well as virtualized servers while enabling the customer to scale both capacity
and performance linearly without incurring downtime or performance bottlenecks.

6. Refer to Scenario.
What method of encryption key management best suits the customer requirements?
a) HP Secure Key Manager
b) backup software managed (Data Protector)
c) HP MSL Encryption Kit
d) HP 1/8 G2 Encryption Kit

7. Refer to Scenario.
Which HP tape solution would best meet the customer requirements?
a) HP StoreEver MSL2024
b) HP StoreEver 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
c) HP StoreEver MSL4048
d) HP EML71e
8. Refer to Scenario 3.
Which HP storage solution best fits the customer requirements?
a) HP StoreSure
b) HP StoreVirtual


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c) HP StoreAll
d) HP StoreEasy


Answers
This section provides answers to and references for the sample questions.
1. Which deduplication method is used by inline deduplication devices?
a) object differencing
b) zone level
c) byte-level-delta
d) hash-based chunking

REFERENCE:
Product bulletin - HP StoreOnce Backup System

2. A leading retail, corporate and investment bank, serves about 15 million customers within Central and Eastern
Europe. They need an archiving solution to comply with the regulations.
Which HP solution should you select for this task?
a) HP Interactive Archive Portal
b) HP Internet Archive Platform
c) HP Integrated Archive Portal
d) HP Integrated Archive Platform
REFERENCE:
Courseware Module 6 page 6-9

3. An international logistics company needs a fast data protection solution. They have a head office and more than 30
branch offices world-wide. They also require low-bandwidth replication to their head office.

Which HP storage solution fits these requirements?

a) One HP StoreOnce 4420 per site
b) One HP StoreOnce 4220 per site
c) One HP StoreEver MSL 4048 per site
d) One HP StoreEver MSL 2024 per site

REFERENCE:
HP Product Bulletin HP StoreOnce

4. You support a small remote office of a global insurance company. The remote offices have fewer than five total
applications and servers and need to be protected without a local recovery option. You recommend HP Data
Protector 7 in combination with HP StoreOnce backup systems.
Which statements are true regarding HP StoreOnce and HP Data Protector? (Select three.)
a) Application source deduplication does not require additional hardware to support remote office backup and
recovery.
b) Data Protector application source deduplication provides better use of network bandwidth by sending non-
deduplicated data from the remote office to the central Data Center.


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c) StoreOnce application source deduplication is delivered through a single media agent.
d) With one-click configuration, HP Data Protector application source deduplication can be deployed on application
servers remotely from the central data center.
e) HP StoreOnce algorithm delivers smaller deduplication ratio through the use of bigger chunk size improving the
overall storage efficiency.
REFERENCE:
Courseware Module 6

5. Your customer has two sites and you have selected to use the HP P2000 MSA storage array as their storage
solution. You plan to implement remote snapshot replication between these sites.
Which controller does not support this functionality?
a) HP P2000 G3 iSCSI MSA controller
b) HP P2000 G3 SAS MSA Controller
c) HP P2000 G3 Fibre Channel MSA Controller
d) HP P2000 G3 MSA FC/iSCSI Combo MSA Controller
REFERENCE:
HP Product Bulletin HP MSA Storage

The next three questions are based upon the following customer scenario:
Your customer is a medium-sized law firm, with approximately 500 employees. They are beginning an infrastructure
and backup upgrade project and have provided you with the infrastructure of their environment.

Approximately 65 Windows hosts comprising of physical and virtual servers
2 Exchange servers 2 TB total storage
4 SQL Servers 1 TB total storage
Document management system 4 TB total storage
Disk Storage : CLARiiON CX3-20c iSCSI storage with 40 TB useable storage
Backup Target Devices : 5 x 5Tb Exagrid EX5000s and an ADIC Scalar i500 with 3 x LTO3
Current backup Software: HP Data Protector
Backup regime Monday Thursday; Friday - Full backup of all systems is performed totaling
approximately 20 TB.
Monthly backup size is a duplicate of Friday but will also duplicate to tape. The Data on the tape must be
encrypted for legal reasons.
Full Exchange Servers
Incrementals for file systems and document management - Management System - 4.5TB
The customer regularly tests their DR procedures at a remote off-site facility utilizing a number of stand- alone
devices to recover the data. The customer has asked you to specify a replacement storage and tape solution
allowing for data growth and expansion of approximately 20% per annum. The storage solutions must be optimized
for database and email applications as well as virtualized servers while enabling the customer to scale both capacity
and performance linearly without incurring downtime or performance bottlenecks.

6. Refer to Scenario.
What method of encryption key management best suits the customer requirements?
a) HP Secure Key Manager
b) backup software managed (Data Protector)
c) HP MSL Encryption Kit
d) HP 1/8 G2 Encryption Kit

REFERENCE:
Quick specs; Real customer installation reference is scenario ( HP Case Study)


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7. Refer to Scenario.
Which HP tape solution would best meet the customer requirements?
a) HP StoreEver MSL2024
b) HP StoreEver 1/8 G2 Tape Autoloader
c) HP StoreEver MSL4048
d) HP EML71e
REFERENCE:
Quick specs; Real customer installation reference is scenario ( HP Case Study)

8. Refer to Scenario 3.
Which HP storage solution best fits the customer requirements?
a) HP StoreSure
b) HP StoreVirtual
c) HP StoreAll
d) HP StoreEasy

REFERENCE:
Quick specs; Real customer installation reference is scenario ( HP Case Study)

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Created April 2014