NetApp Certified 7-Mode Data Administrator (NCDA 7-MODE)

NetApp Certified Data Management Administrators have proven skills in performing in-depth support, administrative functions, and performance management for NetApp storage appliances running the Data ONTAP® operating system in NFS and Windows® (CIFS) multiprotocol environments. They are able to implement active-active controller configuration and SyncMirror® for continuous data availability and rapid data recovery in the event of a disaster. They also have detailed knowledge of SnapMirror®, SnapRestore®, and SnapVault®, which they use to manage and protect mission-critical data.

Successful candidates should have at least 6-12 months of field experience. Additionally, candidates taking the Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode exam should also have experience implementing and administering large aggregates.


Training for the NSO-155 exam:
Data ONTAP 8.1 7-Mode: New Features (WBT)
Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administration (D7ADM)
High Availability on Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode (WBT)
Planning and Implementing MetroCluster on Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode (WBT)
Implementing SyncMirror on Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode (WBT)
Accelerated NCDA Boot Camp Data ONTAP 7-Mode (ANCDABC87)

or instead of the above courses:



Training for the NSO-156 exam:
Data ONTAP 8.1 Cluster-Mode: New Features (WBT)
Data ONTAP Cluster-Mode Fundamentals (WBT)
Data ONTAP 8 Cabling (WBT)


NS0-155: Data ONTAP 7-Mode Administrator


NS0-156: Data ONTAP Cluster-Mode Administrator



The NCDA Power Workshop provides accelerated preparation for the NCDA certification exam NSO-155 in the shortest possible time.