HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences

HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

In this course, you will learn to operate and manage the new HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem. Through a combination of lecture and live demonstrations using HP NB-series servers, you will be introduced to the new NonStop Multi-Core Architecture (NSMA). You will compare and contrast S-series and NB-series server configuration, operation, and networking.

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Intended Audience for this HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences Course

  • » System operators, programmers, analysts, and administrators
  • » Users participating in NB-series server operations

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Course Prerequisites for HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences

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HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences Course Objectives

  • » New HP Integrity NonStop BladeSystem, including NSMA and hardware components
  • » Networking and storage of Cluster I/O Module (CLIM)
  • » System configurations
  • » Updates to Open System Management (OSM)
  • » Operational differences between S-series and NB-series servers
  • » Updates made to measure
  • » Basic migration and related considerations

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HP NonStop NB-Series Server Operations Management Differences Course Outline

      1. NSMA
        1. NonStop BladeSystem server comparison
        2. NSMA terminology
        3. NonStop BladeSystem server hardware components and manageability
        4. NSMA comparison to other NonStop architectures
        5. I/O infrastructure
      2. Modular I/O
        1. Migration and concepts
        2. I/O Adapter Module Enclosure (IOAME) and components
        3. IOAME connectivity options
      3. Networking CLIM
        1. IP CLIM
        2. IP CLIM hardware components
        3. IP CLIM theory of operation
        4. IP CLIM connection into NSMA
        5. Cluster I/O Protocol (CIP) software components
      4. Storage CLIM
        1. Hardware components
        2. Theory of operation
        3. Connection into NSMA
        4. Disk and tape hardware components
      5. NSMA System Configuration
        1. Instruction Processing Unit (IPU)
        2. User visible NSMA IPUs
        3. SmartDump
        4. Subsystem Control Facility (SCF) NSMA changes
        5. CLIMCMD
      6. NSMA Onboard Administrator (OA)
        1. Starting and using the OA
        2. OA certificate uploader tool
      7. Updates to HP Systems Insight Manager (SIM)
        1. SIM tool
        2. SIM BladeSystem plug-in displays
        3. NonStop Cluster Essentials enhancements for NonStop BladeSystem CLIMs
        4. HP NonStop I/O Essentials
      8. Updates to Open System Management (OSM)
        1. OSM CLIM architecture
        2. CLIM field replaceable units (FRU) monitored by OSM
        3. ServerNet Wide Area Network (SWAN) adapter attribute changes for CLIM connection
      9. Updates to Measure
        1. New ID fields
        2. New CPU counter fields
        3. New measure entries for IP and storage CLIMs
      10. Migration
        1. Terminology and considerations
        2. Possible migration paths and scenarios
        3. NonStop application migration
      11. DSM/SCM and OSBuilder
        1. DSM/SCM changes
        2. OSBuilder introduction

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