Enrollment in this intermediate course is not restricted. Typical students may include those persons involved with the planning, installation, configuration and upgrade of the IBM PureFlex Systems where V7000 Storage Nodes are involved. This may include:
Technical IBM personnel
Business Partner technical personnel
IBM PureFlex provides customers the ability to consolidate key IT elements into a simple, easy to manage, footprint: compute, storage, and networking elements within a single managed framework. The Flex System V7000 Storage Node brings years of IBM storage expertise to the PureSystems arena. This course is designed to provide you basic operational knowledge of the Flex System V7000. This includes initial setup, configuration, and provisioning. We will also look at key advanced features such as Easy Tier, Compression, and Copy Services. You should feel comfortable with deploying Flex System V7000 storage volumes to both Power compute nodes and Intel compute nodes upon completion.
Day 1 Welcome Unit 1: IBM PureSystems storage strategies Lab 1: IBM PureFlex lab systems access Unit 2: IBM Flex System V7000 installation Lab 2: Basic Flex System V7000 administration Day 2 Day 1 Review Unit 3: Flex System V7000 volume administration Lab 3: Managing pools and volumes Unit 4: Compute node storage operations Lab 4: Managing hosts Day 3 Day 2 Review Unit 5: Flex System V7000 features Lab 5: Copy Services management Unit 6: FSM storage management Lab 6: Storage Management operations
Recognize benefits of IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node Summarize configuration options available for Flex System V7000 Implement administrative tools to manage Flex System V7000 Differentiate between native Flex System V7000 and FSM Storage administrative techniques Determine utilization strategies for Flex System V7000 Design effective management strategy for Flex System V7000 within a Pure System installation