IBM Spectrum Virtualize for the IBM SAN Volume Controller – SNV10DG

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IBM Spectrum Virtualize for the IBM SAN Volume Controller


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WBT – Web Based Training


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Digital course – self paced – no labs on Spectrum Virtualize with the SVC

IBM Spectrum Virtualize software, part of the IBM Spectrum Storage family of software and the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) is an enterprise-class storage system that helps organizations improve data economics by supporting the new large scale workloads that are CR – Classroom Trainingitical to success. SVC systems can handle massive volumes of data from mobile and social applications, enable rapid and flexible cloud services deployments, and deliver the performance and scalability needed to gain insights from the latest analytics technologies.


This one day digital course introduces the IBM Spectrum Storage Software Family with emphasis on the IBM Spectrum Virtualize software. It also introduces the latest IBM SAN Volume Controller, 2145-SV1 storage engine, and the supported IBM SAS expansion enclosures.



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Target Audience:

This course is for IBM personnel, IBM Business Partners, IT consultants and customers who are assessing and/or planning to deploy IBM System San Volume Controller Storage solutions.





The following courses or equivalent knowledge is recommended prior to this course:

• Introduction to Storage (SS01G) or 



• Unit 1: IBM Spectrum Virtualize: Improving storage efficiency

              Topic 1: IBM Spectrum Storage Family              Topic 2: IBM Spectrum Virtualize software-defined solution              Topic 3: Benefits of IBM Spectrum Virtualize            

• Unit 2: IBM SAN Volume Controller: Architecture hardware

              Topic 1: History of SVC 2145 storage engine              Topic 2: SVC SV1 architecture features

• Unit 3: IBM SAS Volume Controller: Expansion enclosures

              Topic 1: IBM disk drive enclosure options              Topic 2: IBM 2U SAS explansion enclosures                           > IBM Expansion Enclosure Model 12F                           > IBM Expansion Enclosure Model 24F              Topic 3: IBM 5U High Density Expansion Drawer Model 92F              Topic 4: Scalability    



After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Recall the concepts of storage virtualization 

• Define the architecture features of the latest IBM SAN Volume Controller 2145-SV1 storage engine 

• Identify the architecture features of the supported IBM SAS expansion enclosures



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:

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.



Product Name:

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Software

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Replaced By: SNV10DG

This is the base core of three units for Spectrum Virtualization and the SAN Volume Controller (SVC)

Spectrum Virtualize; SVC; SNV10; SAN Volume Controller; disk

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