IBM DS8000 Implementation Workshop for Open Systems

IBM DS8000 Implementation Workshop for Open Systems Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

This course is designed to help you understand, install, and monitor the DS8000 for the Open Systems environment. The exercises enable you to perform a step-by-step implementation.

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Intended Audience for this IBM DS8000 Implementation Workshop for Open Systems Course

  • » This intermediate course is for System administrators and technical personnel who need to install a DS8000 in their environment.

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IBM DS8000 Implementation Workshop for Open Systems Course Objectives

  • » Describe the DS8000 models and features
  • » Identify the architecture and hardware associated with the DS8000
  • » Classify the DS8000 virtualization concepts
  • » Configure the DS8000 DS8000 command-line interface
  • » Configure the DS8000 graphical user interface
  • » List the Copy Services features
  • » Classify the features associated with performance, tuning, and monitoring
  • » List the steps required to configure the DS8000 for Open Systems environment
  • » Describe the IBM DS8000 solutions for Business Continuity

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IBM DS8000 Implementation Workshop for Open Systems Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Welcome and introduction
        2. Unit 1: IBM DS family, DS8000 overview
        3. Unit 2: Architecture and hardware overview
        4. Unit 3: Virtualization concepts
      2. Module: 2
        1. Unit 4: DS command-line interface (DS CLI)
        2. Unit 5: DS8000 Storage Manager GUI
        3. Unit 6: Host system attachment
        4. Exercise 0: Lab setup and preliminary instructions
        5. Exercise 1: DS8000 DS CLI: Installation and configuration
        6. Exercise 2: DS8000 DS CLI: DDMs, array sites, arrays, ranks, and extent pools
        7. Exercise 3: Windows Server preparation
      3. Module: 3
        1. Exercise 4: Windows Server attachment to the DS8000
        2. Exercise 5: AIX Server attachment to the DS8000
        3. Exercise 6: DS8000 Storage Manager: Arrays, ranks, and extent pools
        4. Exercise 7: DS8000 Storage Manager: FB volumes, volume groups, and hosts
        5. Exercise 8: DS8000 Storage Manager: Other functions
        6. Exercise 9: DS8000 Easy Tier: Dynamic Volume Relocation
        7. Exercise 10: DS8000 Easy Tier: Dynamic Extent Pool Merge
      4. Module: 4
        1. Unit 7: Performance, tuning, and monitoring
        2. Unit 8: Business Continuity: Copy Services
        3. Unit 9: Summary
        4. Exercise 11: DS8000 Storage Manager: Thin provisioning
        5. LAB Sessions

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