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SSC30G - IBM Spectrum Accelerate Implementation

Overview

Duration: 2 days

This instructor led course will provide an understanding of IBM Spectrum Accelerate, an important, scale-out, software-defined storage product. It has been written to teach everything from the basics of installing IBM Spectrum Accelerate to performing advanced administrative tasks using it.

The course will attempt to clarify the concepts involved in planning, deploying, and implementing IBM Spectrum Accelerate. It will cover the basics of software-defined storage from a technology standpoint as it is today, the product architecture of IBM Spectrum Accelerate, explain its major features and benefits while showing how to implement the solution. It will also cover configurations that an administrator must be aware of by showing multiple use cases.

Objectives

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Software-defined storage from a technology standpoint
  • Summarize IBM’s Spectrum range of products and their benefits
  • Summarize the architecture of IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Integrate and deploy IBM Spectrum Accelerate in an existing storage infrastructure
  • Summarize the key administrative tasks that need to be performed after the installation of IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Demonstrate an ability to access and interact with the graphical and command line interfaces of the product
  • Summarize the various tasks that can be performed on block storage using IBM Spectrum Accelerate by understanding various use cases

Content

Course Outline

  • Unit 1: Introduction to IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Unit 2: Planning for Spectrum Accelerate
  • Unit 3: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Implementation
  • Unit 4: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Administration
  • Unit 5: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Trouble Shooting

Lab

  • Exercise 1: Not used in this course
  • Exercise 2: Navigation and User Management in IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Exercise 3: Managing Capacity
  • Exercise 4: Managing Snapshots & Consistency Groups
  • Exercise 5: Managing Host Attachments
  • Exercise 7: Monitoring in IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Exercise 8: A walk-through of mirroring with IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Exercise 9: Multi-tenancy and Troubleshooting

Audience

Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:

  • Customers
  • Technical IBM personnel
  • Business Partner technical personnel
  • IT consultants and architects

Prerequisites

Introduction to Storage (SS01G)

Certification

This course is not associated with any Certification.

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