System x Technical Principles (TD-ES91612)
ES91612 is a two-day fundamentals class that covers all the technological innovations that comprise the System x, BladeCenter, and Flex System product portfolio. First, we will build a foundation centered on basic System x architectures and technologies that are featured across the product line. Next, we focus on the products that comprise the System x server portfolio: tower, rack, and the X6 line of servers. This course will show how the System x technologies, tools, systems management options, and support combine to provide a total end-to-end business solution.
This is a base course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of Lenovo System x systems.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Provide the best solution for the business need by selecting the best architecture and product
- Distinguish the key architectural and component differences of the storage subsystem models
- Distinguish the key architectural and component differences of the processor and memory subsystem models
- Summarize the features of the network and PCI subsystems
- Select from the Lenovo System x portfolio offerings an accurate solution using the features and architectural advantages that are relevant to the customer's environment and plans
Course Agenda and Topics
- Unit 1: Introduction to System x o
- Unit 2: Server technologies - Disk Subsystem
- Unit 3: Server technologies - Processor and Memory Subsystems
- Unit 4: Server technologies - Network and PCI Subsystems
- Unit 5: System x Systems Management
- Unit 6: System x tools and support
- Exercise 1: ToolsCenter for Lenovo navigation ·
- Review of Day 1
- Exercise 2: Verifying a solution using Lenovo ServerProven
- Unit 7: System x Tower Servers
- Unit 8: System x Rack Servers
- Unit 9: Lenovo X6 High Performance Servers
- Exercise 3: Lenovo Fix Central navigation