IBM PureFlex Systems Fundamentals with Implementation Services

IBM PureFlex Systems Fundamentals with Implementation Services Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

The IBM PureFlex System is a category of computing that integrates multiple server architectures, networking, chassis, storage, and system management capability into a single system that is easy to deploy and manage.

This fundamentals class covers IBM PureSystems, IBM PureFlex System, and the IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis along with the IBM X-Architecture and IBM Power Systems compute nodes, systems management, networking, and IBM Flex System V7000. Included are hands-on lab exercises to reinforce the learning principles associated with the Chassis Management Module, X-Architecture and Power Systems compute nodes, Flex System Manager, networking, and Flex System V7000.

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Intended Audience for this IBM PureFlex Systems Fundamentals with Implementation Services Course

  • » This is an intermediate base course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM Systems.

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IBM PureFlex Systems Fundamentals with Implementation Services Course Objectives

  • » Differentiate between IBM PureSystems and IBM PureFlex System
  • » Summarize the features and functions of the IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
  • » Differentiate the characteristics of the IBM Flex System x86 Compute Nodes from other IBM System x servers
  • » Differentiate the characteristics of the IBM Flex System Power Systems Compute Nodes from other IBM Power Systems servers
  • » Select the proper IBM Flex System networking components based on the solution requirements
  • » Classify the IBM Flex System management options
  • » Critique the storage options available for the IBM Flex System
  • » Recall the foundation services performed for IBM PureFlex Intro and IBM PureFlex Virtualization service offerings
  • » Carry out initial quick start configuration steps for the IBM Flex System Chassis Management Module and the Flex System Manager
  • » Carry out configuration steps to zone, map volumes, and manage the IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node in the IBM PureFlex environment
  • » Carry out configuration steps, such as IP addressing, zoning, VLANs, and other typical Ethernet settings, with the IBM Flex System
  • » Carry out the installation and configuration steps necessary to create and manage a Power Systems virtual server
  • » Recognize the features of the IBM Flex System Manager VMControl component
  • » Execute an initial configuration of an X-Architecture compute node using server configuration patterns
  • » Execute a deployment of a compute node image to an X-Architecture compute node

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IBM PureFlex Systems Fundamentals with Implementation Services Course Outline

      1. Module: 1
        1. Welcome
        2. IBM PureSystems and IBM Flex System
        3. Lab 1: IBM PureFlex System introduction
        4. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
        5. Lab 2: Exploring the Chassis Management Module
        6. IBM Flex System Manager
        7. Lab 3: IBM Flex System Manager navigation
      2. Module: 2
        1. Welcome
        2. IBM PureSystems and IBM Flex System
        3. Lab 1: IBM PureFlex System introduction
        4. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
        5. Lab 2: Exploring the Chassis Management Module
        6. IBM Flex System Manager
        7. Lab 3: IBM Flex System Manager navigation
        8. IBM Flex System X-Architecture compute nodes
        9. Lab 4: Exploring the Integrated Management Module II
        10. IBM Power Systems compute nodes
        11. Lab 5: IBM Power Systems compute node
      3. Module: 3
        1. Welcome
        2. IBM PureSystems and IBM Flex System
        3. Lab 1: IBM PureFlex System introduction
        4. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
        5. Lab 2: Exploring the Chassis Management Module
        6. IBM Flex System Manager
        7. Lab 3: IBM Flex System Manager navigation
        8. IBM Flex System X-Architecture compute nodes
        9. Lab 4: Exploring the Integrated Management Module II
        10. IBM Power Systems compute nodes
        11. Lab 5: IBM Power Systems compute node
        12. IBM Flex System storage
        13. Lab 6: Basic IBM Flex System V7000 administration
        14. IBM Flex System networking
        15. Lab 7: IBM Flex System networking: Ethernet switches
        16. Lab 8: IBM Flex System networking: SAN switch
      4. Module: 4
        1. Welcome
        2. IBM PureSystems and IBM Flex System
        3. Lab 1: IBM PureFlex System introduction
        4. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
        5. Lab 2: Exploring the Chassis Management Module
        6. IBM Flex System Manager
        7. Lab 3: IBM Flex System Manager navigation
        8. IBM Flex System X-Architecture compute nodes
        9. Lab 4: Exploring the Integrated Management Module II
        10. IBM Power Systems compute nodes
        11. Lab 5: IBM Power Systems compute node
        12. IBM Flex System storage
        13. Lab 6: Basic IBM Flex System V7000 administration
        14. IBM Flex System networking
        15. Lab 7: IBM Flex System networking: Ethernet switches
        16. Lab 8: IBM Flex System networking: SAN switch
        17. IBM PureFlex System overview
        18. Quick start guides for IBM PureFlex System
        19. IBM PureFlex System Storage considerations
        20. Lab 9: Basic Flex System V7000 administration
        21. Networking in IBM PureFlex System offerings
        22. Lab 10: IBM PureFlex Ethernet fundamentals
        23. IBM PureFlex Power Systems PowerVM
      5. Module: 5
        1. Welcome
        2. IBM PureSystems and IBM Flex System
        3. Lab 1: IBM PureFlex System introduction
        4. IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis
        5. Lab 2: Exploring the Chassis Management Module
        6. IBM Flex System Manager
        7. Lab 3: IBM Flex System Manager navigation
        8. IBM Flex System X-Architecture compute nodes
        9. Lab 4: Exploring the Integrated Management Module II
        10. IBM Power Systems compute nodes
        11. Lab 5: IBM Power Systems compute node
        12. IBM Flex System storage
        13. Lab 6: Basic IBM Flex System V7000 administration
        14. IBM Flex System networking
        15. Lab 7: IBM Flex System networking: Ethernet switches
        16. Lab 8: IBM Flex System networking: SAN switch
        17. IBM PureFlex System overview
        18. Quick start guides for IBM PureFlex System
        19. IBM PureFlex System Storage considerations
        20. Lab 9: Basic Flex System V7000 administration
        21. Networking in IBM PureFlex System offerings
        22. Lab 10: IBM PureFlex Ethernet fundamentals
        23. IBM PureFlex Power Systems PowerVM
        24. IBM PureFlex Power Systems PowerVM (continued)
        25. Lab 11: Power node virtual servers
        26. IBM Flex System Manager VMControl overview
        27. Configuration patterns and compute node image deployment
        28. Lab 12: Deploy compute node images
        29. Lab 13: Installing and configuring VMware vCenter Server
        30. Lab 14: Virtual server lifecycle management using VMControl

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