NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—Data Protection Specialist Exam

Learn more about the NS0-511 exam for NCIE—Data Protection Specialist certification.

NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—Data Protection

The NS0-511 exam includes approximately 55 to 65 test questions, with an allotted time of 1-1/2 hours to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.

The NS0-511 exam includes the following topics:

NetApp® Replication Technology

  • How NetApp replication technology works
  • How high-availability configurations work
Planning Data Protection Implementation
  • Data protection solutions
  • Guidelines and use tools
  • Implementation steps for application- and virtualization-specific workloads, including Snapshot™ retention policies
  • How to develop a course of action to recover customer data after a disaster
Configuring Data Protection Software
  • How to configure SnapMirror® and SnapVault® software using OnCommand® System Manager and command line
  • Which tool to use to set up storage and schedule policies using OnCommand System Manager, OnCommand Unified Manager, WorkFlow Automation (WFA), and SnapProtect® software
Operating Data Protection Deployments
  • Backup and restore NAS and SAN data using OnCommand System Manager, OnCommand Unified Manager, WorkFlow Automation (WFA), and SnapProtect software
  • How to locate and protect volumes with SnapProtect software
  • How to use WFA products to orchestrate failover and failback for application servers
  • How to monitor primary and secondary storage capacities
  • How to locate and install customized work flows for WFA
  • How to verify that backup jobs are up-to-date
  • How to use FlexClone® technology to validate that a backup can restored
Best Practices
  • SnapMirror and SnapVault implementation strategies
  • Calculating transfer time for SnapMirror and SnapVault software based on customer’s available bandwidth
  • Tuning data protection solutions for maximum storage efficiency
  • Automation policies for managing volume capacity
  • Common reports as part of the ongoing maintenance process
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