LENGTH: 24 Hours (3 days)
The course includes information on the Spectrum Scale installer toolkit, installer GUI, cluster upgrade scenarios, cluster health monitoring, cluster performance data collection and monitoring, management GUI, file system encryption, cluster security, and call home features. Many of the features are described in lecture materials and implemented in lab exercises.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
• Use advanced installer tools to install Spectrum Scale
• Upgrade a cluster to a newer level of Spectrum Scale
• Monitor cluster health
• Configure cluster performance data collection
• Monitor cluster performance
• Configure cluster security options
• Encrypt file system data
• Configure the Spectrum Scale call home feature
This lecture and exercise-based course is for individuals who want to expand their knowledge of Spectrum Scale advanced installation and management capabilities.
You should have taken:
Migrating to IBM Spectrum Scale 5.0
Spectrum Scale 5.0 GUI
Cluster Export Services for multi-protocol support
SMB Protocol Support
NFS Support in CES; Ganesha overview/performance
Active File Management
AFM-Based Disaster Recovery (DR) and Asynchronous DR
Planning LTFS and GPFS environment for data archiving
File Placement Optimizer
IBM GPFS-FPO and integration with GPFS Hadoop connector
IBM Spectrum Scale Call Home
Monitoring and performance tuning
Flash Cache metadata migration
Prior to enrolling, IBM Employees must follow their Division/Department processes to obtain approval to attend this public training class. Failure to follow Division/Department approval processes may result in the IBM Employee being personally responsible for the class charges.
GBS practitioners that use the EViTA system for requesting external training should use that same process for this course. Go to the EViTA site to start this process: http://w3.ibm.com/services/gbs/evita/BCSVTEnrl.nsf
Once you enroll in a GTP class, you will receive a confirmation letter that should show:
The current GTP list price
The 20% discounted price available to IBMers. This is the price you will be invoiced for the class.