Course in Storage Area Network (IBM Array)Sysadmin Academy
Price on request
- 20 hours of class
The course is a high effectual strong course for System Administrators. Students aspiring for an entry into SAN administration, in an IBM environment should take up this course. The course covers study area like SAN basics, introduction and basic configuration to Arrays and SAN switches and storage allocation.
The content of the course are: SAN overview, Fiber channel, IBM DS4000 Storage Array & Allocation, IBM AIX - Host Integration etc. The detail study of the course includes SAN definition, its architecture, components, SAN & NAS, Raid Levels, storage Management, Cisco MDS Hardware Overview, Initial Switch Configuration, virtual SANs (VSAN), Fabric /Device Manager Zoning etc. The course also train students the Storage Configuration Managing, and provides technical instructions on creating user-defined zone configurations and predefined zone configurations for Disk Storage Module(s) to achieve Storage Area Network (SAN) like functions.
Practical classes cover identifying the BladeCenter S system environment and configuration of the Advanced Management Module. Preparation of the blade server will be done by learning how to control the blade server, configure and verify the blade server Basic Input/Output System (BIOS), enabling the Server Application Sessions expansion card, and verify and configure the SAS card. Configuration using StartNow labs include chassis configuration, applying firmware, SAS disk storage and blade server expansion and installation of an operating system.