IBM Spectrum Accelerate Implementation (SSC30G)

Overview

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.

Audience

Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:
• Customers
• Technical IBM personnel
• Business Partner technical personnel
• Other IT specialist: consultants and architects

 

Prerequisites

Introduction to Storage (SS01G)

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Objective

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

 

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Course Outline

Agenda

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 Exercises

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