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FlashBlade Storage Professional (FBSP) Certification

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Become a Pure Certified FlashBlade™ Storage Professional. You will demonstrate your ability to install, configure, optimize, and troubleshoot your Pure FlashBlades throughout the enterprise. Lead your company to ensure that your infrastructure is reliable, resilient, and secure, while providing elasticity, expansiveness, and the opportunity of cloud.

Exam Preparation

All on-demand courses are currently available at no charge through the Pure Academy with a login ID and password. Register for instructor-led training (ILT) and virtual instructor-led training (vILT) through your Pure Partner or Channel Account Manager.

See the Pure Certified FlashBlade Storage Professional Prep Course Overview for more details.

Exam Content Outline

The exam itself consists of 60 multiple choice scored questions with a 150 minute time limit, covering the following topics:

1 Administration 40%
1.01 NFS  
1.02 SMB  
1.03 S3  
1.04 Management User: Security and Authentication  
1.05 Data Access: Security and Authentication  
1.06 Networking  
1.07 Rest API  
2 Monitoring 15%
2.01 Pure1  
2.02 Audit and alert messages  
2.03 Performance and capacity reporting  
3 Data Protection 20%
3.01 Snapshots  
3.02 Safemode  
3.03 Replication  
3.04 Erasure coding/RAID  
3.05 Encryption  
4 Troubleshooting 25%
4.01 Performance and capacity issues  
4.02 Load balancing  
4.03 File system access  
4.04 Recognize how to use alerts  
4.05 FB Architecture  

Exam Registration

Once you are ready, register for your exam at the Pure Storage Certification Shop Front, as outlined in Step 2 of our Certification Experience Guide.