Backup Recovery Systems and Architecture

Backup Recovery Systems and Architecture

Course Code:


Course Duration:

48 hours

Course Delivery:

40 hours


08 hours

Course Partner:


This course provides participants with solid foundation in Backup and Recovery infrastructure. The course focuses on the concepts and technologies used in Backup and Recovery environments. Participants will learn about backup and recovery theory, including backup methods, planning and key terminology. The course includes topics on how storage technologies work and how their features such as replication and snapshots can be used for backup. This is followed with a look into data sources at the backup client and storage node backup targets.

Pre-requisite Knowledge/Skills

  • Computer architecture
  • Operating systems
  • Networking, including TCP/IP, CIFS and NFS protocols
  • Host virtualization concepts

Course Objective

Upon successful completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe backup and recovery terminology
  • Describe backup and recovery operations
  • Describe various types of storage systems, concepts and components
  • Identify major sources of backup data
  • Describe the different types of backup storage media, their advantages and disadvantages
  • Examine the steps involved in planning for backup and recovery
  • Describe the EMC portfolio of backup products

Course Outline

The contents of this course are designed to support the course objectives. The following focus areas are included in this course:

  • Module 1: Backup Theory
  • Module 2: Information Storage Concepts
  • Module 3: Backup Client
  • Module 4: Backup Storage Node
  • Module 5: Backup and Recovery Planning

Course Deliverables

For Faculty

  • Course Material
  • Course Slides
  • Facilitator Guide
  • Student Exercises
  • Case Studies
  • Access to Online Faculty Community
  • Participation Certification from ICT Academy

For Student

  • Course Material
  • Orientation session during the course by ICT Academy / Industry Experts
  • Exercises
  • Case Studies
  • Access to Student Resource Portal
  • International Certification from EMC