Course outline

IBM DS8000 – Implementation Workshop for System z

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 3 Days

To learn the DS8000 storage subsystem and its hardware components and logical structure. You configure the DS8000 storage subsystem using a DS8000 Storage Manager GUI and review the DS CLI interface for scripting configuration functions. You will also perform dynamic data relocation using Easy Tier function.

You should have completed:

  • An Introduction to Data Storage (SS05)
  • Fundamentals in Storage Management (SS06)

You should have:

  • An understanding of DASD and date sets and how client hosts access data directly or through FICON channels

This course is for system administrators, architects, and storage specialists. Anyone who needs to learn about DS8000 implementation and experiment with them on a real test configuration.

Day 1

Welcome • Unit 1: Concepts and architecture • Unit 2: Concepts of virtualization • Unit 3: DS Command Line Interface • Exercise 0: Lab setup and preliminary instructions • Exercise 1: DS8000 DS CLI: Installation and configuration • Exercise 2: DS8000 DS CLI: DDMs, array sites, arrays, ranks, and extent pools • Exercise 3: DS8000 DS CLI: LCU, CKD volumes, and PAVs

Day 2

• Unit 4: DS8000 Storage Manager GUI • Exercise 4: DS8000 Storage Manager: Arrays, ranks, and extent pools • Exercise 5: DS8000 Storage Manager: LCU, CKD volumes, and PAVs • Exercise 6: DS8000 Storage Manager: I/O ports configuration • Exercise 7: DS8000 Storage Manager: Other functions • Exercise 8: DS8000 Easy Tier: Dynamic volume relocation

Day 3

• Exercise 9: DS8000 Easy Tier: Dynamic pool merge • Unit 5: Host attachment • Unit 6: Performance, tuning, and monitoring • Unit 7: Business continuity

This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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