Storage Administrator , Resume Profile, USA

Reference Id: 82639     Posted on Thursday 17th September 2015      Storage Area Network / SAN



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 Storage Administrator , Resume Profile, USA

                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                                       

SUMMARY     

                                                         

  • Over 12 years of experience in   Storage Administration under heterogeneous environment of Implementation support and administration of SAN (Cisco, Brocade and Mc.Data) Storage products of IBM Storage, NetApp, Hitachi Data systems (HDS),EMC VMAX/DMX/VNX/Clariion ,Dell Compellent, IBM XIV,SVC,DS8000 and Violin Memory  Storage
  • Installed, configured and upgraded DATA Ontap for FAS series 3000 – 6000 N series,and nearstore R200 devices, provided support functions using Filer View and CLI, monitored performance data using Data Fabric Manager suite

·         Hands on experience on ONTAP 7.x and 8.x with excellent understanding of Netapp data protection technologies like snapshot, snap mirror and snap vault

·         extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

·         Extensively worked on Data ontap 8.1 Cluster mode, Setup and Failover tested

  • Involved in creating Aggregates, Volumes, Qtrees and assigning Quotas on NetApp filers

·         Snap drive and snap manager expertise linking MS SQL to NetApp storage

  • Familiarity with IBM DS8000, DS6000 and DS4000 series, SVC with 4 node cluster, IBM XIV, DSCLI. Creating/managing SVC nodes, hosts and IO groups, Mdisk and Vdisks. 
  • Provisioned storage from VMAX, Symmetrix (DMX),CX-3 and CX-4 to different hosts.
  • Performed local replication using snapshots, clones and mirroring for remote replication.
  • Administration of Storage Arrays and Fabric Switches
  • Performed zoning on Brocade silkworm, departmental and Director Switches using WEB TOOLS and FOS.
  • Worked on taking Backup of the switches and performed day to day Health checks to keep track of the hardware issues on switches.
  • Experience on HDS arrays ranging from Enterprise to Modular storage arrays such as VSP, USP-V, USP and AMS.
  • Hands on  experience with entire HDS Storage product range from Enterprise to Modular
  • Hands on experience with HDS HDP, True Copy, Shadow Image, Universal Replicator, Universal Volume Manager, Tiered Storage manager, Device Manager, Tuning Manager and Dynamic Provisioning
  • Planning and execution of changes in the environment including Disaster recovery and Incident management
  • Experienced in Native Hitachi Storage Admin Software namely: Hitachi Storage Navigator Modular2, Storage Navigator.
  • Expertise in LUN Management - Creating, formatting and mapping to target.

·         Good Experience in Multipathing  and LUN management (Fault tolerance)

·         Root cause analysis of Hardware failure and performance bottleneck (RCA).

·         NetApp Storage Administration, maintenance and up gradation

 

 

Technical Skills:

Domain

Storage administration, Data Networking and Data security

Operating System

Solaris,AIX,Linux,HP,Dell,Windows 2003/2008 server, Windows 2012 Server

Migration Tools

Open Replicator,Open Migrator,PPME,San copy, Recovery point, Snap mirror, Snap vault, Dell Compellent open client, Time Finder, SRDF,True copy,Shadow copy, Universal Replicator,Vcenter,Veritas Volume manager

Storage Devices

EMC VMAX 20K, DMX4, Clariion CX4-120, VNX 5700, HP EVA P6000, Brocade DCX,  48K, 12K, 4800,5100,5300,4100,3900 Cisco MDS 9100/9500 Switches, EMC Recover Point Appliance, NetApp  FAS 6070,  FAS 3070, FAS 3020,FAS6240,FAS3240, IBM DS8000, DS6000 and DS4000 series, SVC with 4 node cluster, IBM XIV, DSCLI, Violin memory 6000,3000, Disk Arrays:  VSP, USP-V, USP TAGMASTORE 1100, NSC55, AMS1000/500, Dell Compellent SC8000

SAN Tools

EMC Unisphere Manager, SMC, Symcli tools, Brocade Web tools, Cisco CLI / Device Manager / Fabric Manager, Brocade CLI / Fabric Manager

Software

Netapp on Command System Manager, NetApp Operations Manager, DFM,SAN Screen,Unisphere,Navisphere,Hi Command Suite (Device Manager, Tiered Storage Manager, Tuning Manager),    Storage Navigator, UVM, Shadow Copy / True Copy / HUR, CCI RAID Manager, HDLM

Backup and other Tools

Net backup, Backup Exe, TSM, Data Domain, VTL

Server

Solaris, HP, Dell, Linux, Windows, VMware ESXI 4.1

Scripting Languages

 Shell Scripting

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Confidential Storage Administrator                                       Confidential 

 

·         Extensivelly worked on provisioning,

·         Datastore created and provisioned to VMware

·         Configured Snap vault and Snap mirror relationships from source to target

·         Planning and gathering for Cdot migration.

·         Worked on Provisioning on VNX assigned to hosts.

·         Worked on Symmetrix,VMAX,VNX provisioning

·         Worked on SRDF,Timefinder

·         Worked on Violin,Nimble Flash storage provisioned

·         Worked on Capacity Reports and Monitoring

·         Worked on Netbackup and troubleshooted error codes

·         Worked on Netapp CDOT provisioning ,and migrated 7Mode to Cdot , (7MM tool)

·         Worked on Netapp ON Command System Manager (OCI)  DFM and NetApp Managent Console 3.0.1.

·         Configured NetApp CIFS, NFS, FC and ISCSI. aggregates, volumes

·         Extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

              Extensively worked on Aggregate, Volumes and Lun creation

                                                                                                        

 

 

Confidential  SAN Storage Architect/SME                            Confidential 

·         Extensivelly worked on provisioning,

·         Configured Snap vault and Snap mirror relationships from source to target

·         Worked on Netapp ON Command System Manager (OCI)  DFM and NetApp Managent Console 3.0.1.

·         Configured NetApp CIFS, NFS, FC and ISCSI. aggregates, volumes

·         Extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

  • Extensively worked on Aggregate, Volumes and Lun creation
  • Worked on Data ontap cluster mode, setup and failover. (Tested)

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

  • Extensively worked on Snapshots, tree,
  • Administering EMC VMAX (Enterprise) storage system through Storage Management Console which includes allocation of LUN’s to hosts (with multipath).
  • Configured EMC VNX (modular) storage system for one of our internal projects through Unisphere by creating raid groups, pools & LUNS based on their requirement.
  • Extensivelly worked on Violin Memory Storage provisioning from Violin 3000,6000 on GUI and CLI
  • Extensivelly worked on Lun Creation,Igroup Creation adding luns to Inititator and mapping to the hosts on CLI and GUI
  • Extensively worked on Brocade zoning, Creating alias, zones on Fabric
  • Migrated Solaris volumes from Hitachi Storage to Violin memory, using host based migration veritas volume manager
  • Created high level documents zoning, Migration
  • Worked with Violin memory support team during physical move of Violin memory.
  • Worked with Violin memory support team during decommission of violin 3000 storage
  • During the migration window extensively worked on Monitoring the Luns .
  • Extensivelly worked on capacity planning on violin memory storage on Gateways.
  • Extensively worked on Veritas NetBackup, policy creation, adding clients, troubleshooting various issues
  • Extensivelly worked on restore of data to the clients on Veritas NetBackup
  • Knowledge on Nimble storage deployment (provisioning to the Luns to hosts) on CLI and GUI
  • Allocated storage to Solaris and VMware for migration of luns
  • Worked on Solaris 10, veritas volume manager, VMware Vcenter and converter for migration of Storage
  • Extensive knowledge on Violin memory maestro for array to array migration
  • Extensivelly worked on High command suite, Storage Navigator,Tunning Manager, Device Manager
  • Worked on Hitachi VSP,USPV

 

Confidential 

SAN Administrator. SAN Storage Architect/SME                                 

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Configured Snap vault and Snap mirror relationships from source to target

·         Worked on Netapp ON Command System Manager (OCI)  DFM and NetApp Managent Console 3.0.1.

·         Configured NetApp CIFS, NFS, FC and ISCSI. aggregates, volumes

·         extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

  • Extensively worked on Aggregate, Volumes and Lun creation
  • Worked on Data ontap cluster mode, setup and failover. (Tested)

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

  • Extensively worked on Snapshots, tree,
  • Administering EMC VMAX (Enterprise) storage system through Storage Management Console which includes allocation of LUN’s to hosts (with multipath).
  • Configured EMC VNX (modular) storage system for one of our internal projects through Unisphere by creating raid groups, pools & LUNS based on their requirement.
  • Extensively worked on Dell Compellent for Storage Provisioning and Migrated data between Compellent to Compellent and EMC to Compellent using array based migration tool
  • Migrations – DMX Migrating the data using PPME on host for DMX-4 arrays which are being decommissioned
  • Extensively worked on Timefinder,SRDF
  • Extensively worked on Clone,BCV for backup testing

·         Monitored switch/fabric information using SANHealth.

·         Configured, managed and monitored top tier and middle tier storage that comprise of NetApp  FAS 6070,  FAS 3070, FAS 3020,FAS 6240,FAS3240

·         Involved in enabling the access to a LUN on the storage appliance using the Fiber channel protocol or iscsi protocol

·         Participated in Switch Migration from Brocade Mcdata to Cisco MDS

·         Performed zoning using FOS and Web tools by creating Aliases, zone members and adding to active configuration.

·         Generated reports using SP collects and monitored the performance of Clariion.

·         Created RAID groups, storage groups, LUN creation and deletion for various hosts like HP-UX, IBM-AIX, windows and Solaris.

·         Checking the performance of the switches by day to day tracking.

·         Collected Nsanity Data For  Host Compatibility to all the SAN Connected Hosts by using

o    NetApp Support Tools V1.01

·         Resolved  SAN Connectivity issues during the Data Center Migration

·         Participated in DR Site  setup and configuration and cutover

 

 

Confidential 

SAN Administrator.

                               

Responsibilities:

 

·         extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

·         Managing SAN Disks / Storage Space Management, Storage Performance Analysis, Monitoring Storage Utilization

·         Provisioned storage from NetApp FAS 6080 Filers to different platform OS

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

·         Extensively worked on Data Ontap 8 cluster and setup and tested

·         Worked on On command system manager (OC)

·         Worked on Flex vol’s and Traditional vol’s on NetApp Filers. Troubleshooting Flex Clone issues

·         Created host profiles and added entities to host profile by using VMware vSphere

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

·         Involved in migration of data using Snapmirror and snapvault

·         Clone the data from production to development environment using FLEXCLONE Technology

·         Configured NetApp CIFS, NFS, FC and ISCSI. aggregates, volumes on command line and filer view

  • Timely escalation to the concerned people to avoid any Business Impact
  • HITACHI Storage Administration, maintenance and upgradation
  • Online migration of data using HTsM on Hitachi  USPV/USP/9990 Storages
  • Working Knowledge on HDP and HDT
  • Disk Allocation to existing and new servers

·         Creating Shadow Image / HORCM for applications on Hitachi/SUN storage.

·         Performed lun allocation and generated reports from CX-600 and CX-700 arrays.

·         Worked on performance monitoring and generated health checks on both SP’s of arrays.

  • RAID group creation/deletion, LUN allocation/deallocation on Hitachi modular storages
  • Problem resolution within contractual time constraints
  • Creating/deleting zones and maintaining/monitoring switch/fabric information using SANHealth on weekly basis

·         Extensively worked on NetApp Replication using Snapmirror,Snap vault

·         Extensively worked on Vol copy and NDMP copy

·         Setup of Filer and RLM setup, Load balancing and Failover, Extensively  worked on Cluster

 

Environment: Netapp  FAS 3000-FAS 6000 series, SnapManager, SnapMirror, Data ONTAP, NetApp Operations Manager, Hitachi VSP, USP-V, USP TAGMASTORE 1100, NSC55, AMS1000/500, Hi Command Suite ( Device Manager, Tiered Storage Manager, Tuning Manager),    Storage Navigator, Redhat Linux, IBM AIX (4.3, 5.1L), Sun Solaris 9/8, WindowsNT4.0,IBM RS 6000 (S80/ S70/ M80/H80).

 

 Confidential  

System Storage Administrator 

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Created Aggregates, Volumes, Qtrees, Luns and assigning to Filer and Upgraded the disc firmware and shelve firmware on NetApp Filer.

  • Assist NetApp professional services to configure new NetApp filers from scratch
  • LUN Management - Creating, formatting and mapping to target

·         Configured shares and provided access to clients using NFS and CIFS. Set up disaster recovery solution

  • NetAppStorage Storage Administration, maintenance and upgradation

·         Created a Storage Group on Clarrion and adding LUNS to Storage Group ,Creating Snapshot on LUN  by persistent Snapview session

·         extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

·           through Navisphere Manager for CX700 and  force a trespass on Storage Pool LUNS

·         Performed a Local Full SAN Copy of  Clarrion LUN  and made it visible to other host

  • Storage configuration, monitoring and analyzing event, alert logs and taking appropriate actions, trouble shooting skills in storage environment and problem solving
  • Hands on experience on ONTAP 7.x with excellent understanding of Netapp data protection technologies like snapshot, snapmirror and snap vault
  • Current experience with: Dedupe, Thin Provision, Snap Mirror, SnapManager for SQL, SnapManager for Sharepoint, Multistore, Operations Manager products and OnCommand Suite
  • Experience with NetApp products in a virtualized environment
  • Good Understanding of Ethernet protocols
  • Analyze and resolve escalated problems within targets and prepare root cause analysis

·         Extensively worked on Replication using Snapmirror,Snap vault

·         Configured Dedupe on volumes and extensively worked on Ops Manager for montiroing and Reporting

·         Worked on NetAppSnap manager

·         Performing Volume Management using VERITAS Volume Manager 4.0/3.x

·         Created Volumes, File system on Veritas Volume manger an Veritas File system. Used VxVM to add disk, create new disk groups/volumes, resize, deport and import disk groups between servers

  • IBM DS8000, DS6000 and DS4000 series, SVC with 4 node cluster, IBM XIV, DSCLI. Creating/managing SVC nodes, hosts and IO groups, Mdisk . Lun allocation, Deallocation, WWPN Maintenance, solving problem tickets related to zoning, allocation and WWPN etc.

 

Environment: Hitachi USP-V, USP TAGMASTORE 1100, AMS1000/500, : Symmemtrix 800, V-Max , CX4-120, FAS 200 series - FAS 6000 series, SnapManager, SnapMirror, Data ONTAP, NetApp Operations Manager,Hi Command Suite ( Device Manager, Tiered Storage Manager, Tuning Manager),    Storage Navigator, Shadow Copy / True Copy / HUR, CCI RAID Manager, HDLM Redhat Linux, IBM AIX (4.3, 5.1L), Sun Solaris 9/8, WindowsNT4.0,IBM RS 6000 (S80/ S70/ M80/H80).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confidential 

System Storage Administrator                                      

 

Responsibilities:

 

·         Installed and Setup of Netapp filers and Created Aggregates,volumes and Qtrees both command line and GUI

·         NetAppStorage Administration, maintenance and upgradation

·         Created Zones using Brocade CLI and GUI

·         extensively worked on NAS filers, setup, aggregate creation,volumes,Qtree both NFS and CIFS

·         Worked on NAS filers on quotos size of qtees. Extensively worked on user admin and joined Domain into the filer

·         Worked on creating  NAS shares,qtree and assign to the client to map the shares.

·         Configured SNMP and extensively worked on MIB file for alerts and monitoring

·         Disk sanitized for Decommissioned NAS filers,Increased size on Aggregates,Volumes,Luns

·         Extensively worked on lun creating,mapping to the hosts and cifs setup on NAS

·         Extensivelly worked on Clariion storage provisioning and performed SAN copy

·         Managing users, processes, file systems, disks, patches and packages

·         Performing scheduled execution of jobs using cron & at

·         Hands on experience on ONTAP 7.x awith excellent understanding of Netapp data protection technologies like snapshot, snapmirror and snapvault

·         Experience with NetApp products in a virtualized environment

·         Worked on Disaster Recovery Projects

·         Installation, Configuration and Troubleshooting of NAS, DAS&SAN Storage

·         Designed computer displays to accomplish goals using flowcharts and diagrams

·         Storage space provisioning, Configure storage and file systems on UNIX servers

·         Created volumes,File system on Veritas Volume managerand Veritas File system

·         Upgraded Solaris servers and configured Jumpstart installation and configured NFS,CIFS  

·         Configure  Netbackup schedules and created polices to the clients

 

 

Environment:   : Symmemtrix 800, V-Max , CX4-120, FAS 200 series - FAS 3000 series, SnapManager, Data ONTAP, NetApp Operations Manager,Hi Command Suite ( Device Manager, Tiered Storage Manager, Tuning Manager),    Storage Navigator, Shadow Copy / True Copy / HUR, CCI RAID Manager, HDLM Redhat Linux, IBM AIX (4.3, 5.1L), Sun Solaris 9/8, WindowsNT4.0,IBM RS 6000 (S80/ S70/ M80/H80).

 

 

 

 

 

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