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SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Planning and Implementation Workshop

SS Course: 38049

Course Overview

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Plan and implement IBM SAN Volume Controller in your data center!

After completing this course, you should be able to:

- Distinguish the concepts of IBM Spectrum virtualization

- Recall the history for IBM SAN Volume Controller

- Classify the characteristics and components of the IBM SAN Volume Controller system and SAS attached expansion enclosures

- Outline setups required to integrate an SVC system solution

- Summarize the SVC systems- ability to scale for capacity and performance

- Summarize the virtualization process converting physical storage space into virtual resources

- Recall the process to create host access storage on an SVC system

- Differentiate the advanced software features designed to simplify data management, reclaim storage space, and preserve storage investments

- Differentiate methods in which to migrate data to and from the virtualized system environment

- Summarize the methods of remote data replications to improve availability and support for disaster recovery

- Employ administrative operations to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot the system environment

- Summarize the characteristics of IBM Storage Insights- ability to identify, troubleshoot and minimize potential system downtime

- Summarize 3-Site Replication and Safeguarded Copy

Agenda:

  • Day 1:
  • Unit 1: Introduction to IBM SAN Volume Controller
  • Unit 2: IBM SAN Volume Controller Hardware Architecture
  • Unit 3: IBM SVC SAS-Attached Storage
  • Unit 4: IBM SVC System Scaling
  • Unit 5: IBM SVC System Installation and Management Access
  • Exercise 0: Lab environment overview
  • Exercise 1: System user authentication

  • Day 2:
  • Unit 6: IBM Spectrum Virtualize: Storage Provisioning
  • Unit 7: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Volume Allocation
  • Unit 8: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Host Integration
  • Unit 9: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Data Reduction Technologies
  • Exercise 2: Manage external storage resources
  • Exercise 3: Provision external storage resources
  • Exercise 4: Windows host definitions and volume allocations
  • Exercise 5: AIX host definitions and volume allocations
  • Exercise 6: iSCSI host definitions and volume allocations
  • Exercise 7: Thin Provisioning and Volume Mirroring

  • Day 3:
  • Unit 10: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Easy Tier
  • Unit 11: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Data Migration
  • Unit 12: IBM Spectrum Virtualize FlashCopy and Consistency Groups
  • Unit 13: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Remote Data Mirroring
  • Exercise 8: Data pool migration
  • Exercise 9: Migrate existing data with Import Wizard
  • Exercise 10: Migrate existing data with Migration Wizard
  • Exercise 11: Migrate existing data with Import Wizard CLI
  • Exercise 12: System scripting

  • Day 4:
  • Unit 14: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Administration Management
  • Unit 15: IBM Storage Insights
  • Unit 16: IBM Spectrum Virtualize 3-Site Replication
  • Unit 17: IBM Spectrum Virtualize Safeguarded Copy
  • Exercise 13: IBM Real-time Compression and IBM Comprestimator
  • Exercise 14: FlashCopy and consistency groups
  • Exercise 15: Volume expansion
  • Exercise 16: Monitoring user roles and access
                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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09/19/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
11/07/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
12/12/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led

What You'll Learn

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  • Distinguish the concepts of IBM Spectrum virtualization
  • Recall the history for IBM SAN Volume Controller
  • Classify the characteristics and components of the IBM SAN Volume Controller system and SAS attached expansion enclosures
  • Outline setups required to integrate an SVC system solution
  • Summarize the SVC systems- ability to scale for capacity and performance
  • Summarize the virtualization process converting physical storage space into virtual resources
  • Recall the process to create host access storage on an SVC system
  • Differentiate the advanced software features designed to simplify data management, reclaim storage space, and preserve storage investments
  • Differentiate methods in which to migrate data to and from the virtualized system environment
  • Summarize the methods of remote data replications to improve availability and support for disaster recovery
  • Employ administrative operations to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot the system environment
  • Summarize the characteristics of IBM Storage Insights- ability to identify, troubleshoot and minimize potential system downtime
  • Summarize 3-Site Replication and Safeguarded Copy

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    Prerequisites

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        Who Should Attend

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        This intermediate lecture and exercise-based course is for individuals who are assessing and/or planning to deploy networked storage virtualization solutions.

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