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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: SG24-6788
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: SG24-8886
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: REDP-4760
This IBM Redpaper publication describes the concepts and functions of the IBM System Storage DS8000 I/O Priority Manager. The DS8000 I/O Priority Manager enables more effective storage consolidation and performance management combined with the ability to align quality of service (QoS) levels to separate workloads in the system.
Publication number: SG24-7888
In this IBM Redbooks publication, we introduce data deduplication, which has emerged as a key technology in dramatically reducing the amount of, and therefore the cost associated with storing, large amounts of data. This IBM Redbooks publication covers the current deduplication solutions offered by IBM.
Publication number: SG24-7659
This IBM Redbooks publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM XIV Storage System, which is designed to be a scalable enterprise storage system based upon a grid array of hardware components. It can attach to both Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) and iSCSI capable hosts. Although the focus of this edition is on the new XIV Gen3 hardware, running Version 11 of the XIV Storage Software, it still includes details relevant to the Second Generation systems.
Publication number: SG24-5946
This IBM Redbook presents a general introduction to Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology and the implementation of corresponding IBM products. It describes both general LTO technology specifications and specific details of the unique design of IBM Ultrium tape drives and libraries. This seventh edition of the book includes information about the latest enhancements to the IBM Ultrium family of tape drives and tape libraries. In addition, we have included a brief description of the new IBM TS1130 Tape Drive, which can be installed in the IBM TS3500 Tape Library for Open Systems hosts. You will find technical information about each of the IBM tape products for Open Systems, including generalized sections about Small Computer System Interface (SCSI) and Fibre Channel connections, Multi-Path Architecture configurations, and new IBM System Storage TS3500 features, such as the Advanced Library Management System (ALMS) and virtual I/O. The book also includes a detailed discussion of tools and techniques for library management.
Publication number: SG24-7962
This IBM Redbooks publication is intended for storage administrators and includes a quick start scenario to take you through common SONAS administration tasks and familiarize you with the SONAS system through the GUI and CLI.
Publication number: SG24-5758
This IBM Redbooks publication is written for those professionals tasked with designing a SAN to provide solutions to business problems that exist today.
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