Exam ID HPE0-J50
Exam type Proctored
Exam duration 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam length 70 questions
Passing score 70%
Delivery languages English
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Exam description

This exam tests your ability to deploy, integrate, troubleshoot, and manage storage solutions that meet your customer’s business requirements across physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure, including workloads for information serving, protection, retention and analytics.

Ideal candidate for this exam

Typical candidates for this exam are presales IT professionals with a minimum of one to three years experience interpreting customer requirements to install, configure and manage HPE storage solutions. Students should be prepared to use critical thinking skills to optimize and resolve storage solution integration issues. 

Exam contents

This exam has 70 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses), scenario based
  • Multiple choice (single response), scenario based
  • Matching
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)
  • Pull down menu selection
  • Point and click

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  • Exam items are based on expected knowledge acquired from job experience, an expected level of industry standard knowledge, or other prerequisites (events, supplemental materials, etc.).
  • Successful completion of the course alone does not ensure you will pass the exam.
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This exam validates that you can:

Plan and design HPE storage solutions 

  • Assess customer requirements
  • Perform design validation


Install, configure, and set up HPE storage solutions 

  • Plan a solution installation based on a proposed design
  • Inspect for proper power, rack space, and cooling
  • Install designed solution following best practices
  • Prepare solution for customer use
  • Configure storage according to the solution design
  • Perform tests to verify the solution works as designed
  • Hand over installed HPE solution to the customer


Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Storage Solutions 

  • Establish a performance baseline from customer application requirements
  • Test performance and collect metrics on configurations and solutions based on customer SLA requirements
  • Use management tools to monitor the customer environment.
  • Deploy and configure additional software tools in customer environment
  • Optimize the solution according to changing workloads and customer requirements
  • Determine whether software/firmware versions are current and supported in customer environment
  • Perform updates and lifecycle management operations on systems and solutions in customer environment
  • Perform health checks on solution deployments in customer environments
  • Perform required knowledge transfers and hands-on training


Troubleshoot HPE Storage Solutions 

  • Identify system issues and failures
  • Create and implement an action plan to resolve the issue/failure
  • Implement preventive measures


Identify upsell opportunities 

  • Discover gaps in existing customer environment
  • Determine the cause of the gaps in the customer environment
  • Refer any opportunities to the appropriate contact

Sample questions

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