IBM i on Power Systems workshops

IBM System Storage DS8000 attached to IBM i


Workshop code IBMiDS8000 Skill level Intermediate
Duration 3 days Delivery type Classroom
Workshop type Public or Private on-site Start date September 30, 2014
Public price USD $1,200 plus tax Location Rochester, MN
Class language English

This workshop introduces students to the IBM System Storage DS8000 architecture, capabilities, and implementation with special emphasis on design considerations for attachment to an IBM i server. The workshop is structured into several main sections: DS8000 overview and hardware components, virtualization process, Copy Services functions, business continuity solutions, and advanced topics. The material includes lab exercises that outline a step-by-step approach to present logical volumes to an IBM i server.

This workshop provides lectures and hands-on labs in a face-to-face classroom setting.


The class is intended for individuals with an IBM i background, but with little or no knowledge of IBM System Storage DS8000 product architecture and features.


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