2 days
600 €*
No opened sessions
Notify me when available
* the price doesn't contain VAT taxes

DescriptionWhat we offer

This course aims to provide an understanding of IBM's Spectrum range of products, specifically IBM Spectrum Accelerate. It has been written to teach everything from the basics of installing IBM XIV as Software to performing advanced administrative tasks using it. The course will also attempt to clarify the concepts involved in planning, deploying and implementing IBM's Spectrum Accelerate product. It will cover the basics of XIV storage virtualization 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.

ObjectivesWhat you learn

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


TopicsThe best for you


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: Manageing 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

Need this course inside your company?

PrerequisitesWhat should you know

• Introduction to Storage (SS01G)

Always check our training web site -

AudienceWho should attend

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