Nutanix Certified Professional - Unified Storage (NCP-US)

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The Nutanix Certified Professional – Unified Storage (NCP-US) exam tests candidates on their skills and abilities to deploy, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, and perform administrative tasks on the Nutanix Unified Storage technologies: Files, Objects, and Volumes.

A candidate for the NCP-US certification has approximately 1-2 years of general IT experience, with 6-12 months of data storage experience. They are typically IT professionals and IT architects who are capable of deploying, configuring, optimizing, troubleshooting, and performing administrative tasks on the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud Unified Storage services: Files, Objects, and Volumes technologies.

Knowledge Objectives

Section 1 – Deploy and Upgrade Nutanix Unified Storage

  • Identify the steps to deploy Nutanix Files
  • Identify the steps to deploy Nutanix Objects
  • Perform upgrades/maintenance for Files/Objects implementations
  • Given a scenario, determine product and sizing parameters

Section 2 - Configure and Utilize Nutanix Unified Storage

  • Configure Nutanix Files with advanced features
  • Configure Nutanix Volumes
  • Configure Nutanix Objects
  • Given a scenario, configure shares, buckets, and/or Volume Groups
  • Determine the appropriate method to ensure data availability/ recoverability

Section 3 - Analyze and Monitor Nutanix Unified Storage

  • Utilize File Analytics to assess usage patterns
  • Describe how to monitor performance and usage
  • Given a scenario, use Prism Pro for capacity planning

Section 4 - Troubleshoot Nutanix Unified Storage

  • Troubleshoot issues related to Nutanix Files
  • Troubleshoot issues related to Nutanix Objects
  • Troubleshoot issues related to Nutanix Volumes
  • Explain the Nutanix Files High Availability process
  • Troubleshoot a failed upgrade for Files/Objects

Benefits

Once you earn NCP-US certification you join an exclusive community of Nutanix certified personnel, and earn more tangible benefits as well:

  • Use of the NCP-US logo
  • NCP-US Digital Badge from Credly
  • Access to the Nutanix Certification store
  • Discounts on Nutanix events
  • Early access to educational programs

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