Note: This test will be withdrawn on Dec 31 2012.
The replacement test is: (000-958) Enterprise Storage Technical Support V3
IBM Systems College on PartnerWorld - Enterprise Technical
Course duration: varies
Course number: multiple
Abstract: Several online training modules are available to assist with test preparation. Business Partners can access the training directly using the link above. On the Storage Technical page select the "Roadmaps" tab. Select the "Intermediate" subtab, then select link for Elective Curriculum. Web lectures recommended for test preparation are in the "IBM Certified Specialist - Enterprise Storage Technical Support V3" folder.
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Publication number: SG24-5250
This IBM Redbooks publication provides overviews and pointers for information about the most current IBM System Storage products, showing how IBM delivers the right mix of products for nearly every aspect of business continuance and business efficiency. For purposes of test preparation, use this reference to learn about the IBM storage portfolio and, more specifically, the enterprise storage products included on the test.
Publication number: SG24-8786
This IBM Redbooks publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage DS8700 storage subsystem. This book has reference information that will aid in planning, installation and configuration of the DS8700, and also discusses the architecture and components.
Publication number: SG24-8886
This IBM Redbooks publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the DS8800 storage subsystem. The IBM System Storage DS8800 is the most advanced model in IBM's DS8000 lineup. It introduces IBM POWER6+-based controllers, with dual two-way or dual four-way processor complex and also features enhanced 8 Gbps, device adapters, and host adapters.
Publication number: REDP-4667
This IBM Redpaper publication describes the concepts and functions of IBM System Storage Easy Tier, and explains its practical usage with the DS8700 and DS8800.
Publication number: SG24-6788
This IBM Redbooks publication will help you plan, install, configure, and manage the Copy Services functions of the IBM System Storage DS8000 when used in Open System and System i environments. We give you the details necessary to implement and control each of the Copy Services functions. Numerous examples illustrate how to use the various interfaces with each of the Copy Services.
Publication number: SG24-7712
In addition to providing a detailed description of the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700, this IBM Redbooks publication discusses the tasks involved with planning, implementing, and operating the TS7700 Virtualization Engine, as well as describing migration considerations. This publication covers the TS7700 Virtualization Engine Release 1.6 and includes information about supported tape drives and libraries current at the time of writing.
Publication number: SG24-7652
This IBM Redbooks publication describes the IBM solution for data deduplication.
Contains information describing the IBM XIV Storage System features.
This information center contains all of the information needed to manage and use the IBM SONAS system.
A quick reference for all IBM System Storage solution products. This resource is excellent for learning the general technical specifications, product models, and supported options for IBM storage products.
An excellent source of technical information about the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700. As a study aid, it provides more detailed information and explanations on features, functions and supported options on the TS7700.
The IBM System Storage DS8000 Information Center allows you to browse and search information as Eclipse document plug-ins. As a study aid, this resource is excellent as a source to search for more detailed product information, description and definition of tasks, functions, and configurations.
Solution Assurance is a worldwide quality practice. The technical reviews are conducted on opportunities that have IBM hardware and/or software products in the proposed solution. These reviews are referred to as Technical and Delivery Assessments or TDAs. This website provides tools, documentation, and guidance to properly conduct TDAs.
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