This Expert level course provides a thorough exposure to performance on the VNX Block Storage platform. This is a workshop-format course, with heavy emphasis on performance analysis student activities and instructor debriefs. Topical areas include the use of Unisphere Analyzer, command outputs from Navisphere Secure CLI, and the analysis of those performance statistics. Other topics include evaluating performance statistics utilizing different workload patterns, RAID and disk types. The performance implications of using VNX Replication Software such as VNX Snapshots, napView and SAN Copy. Also covered are VNX features including data compression and deduplication,FAST VP, and FAST Cache, among others.