SAN Volume Controller (SVC) V7 Planning and Implementation Workshop (SNV1G) – Outline

Detailed Course Outline

Day 1• Welcome• Unit 1: Introduction to IBM SAN Volume Controller• Unit 2: SVC hardware architecture• Unit 3: SVC planning and zoning requirements• Unit 4: SVC cluster initialization and user authentication         o Exercise 0: Lab environment overview         o Exercise 1: SVC system initialization         o Exercise 2: SVC system configuration         o Exercise 3: Examine back-end storage system

Day 2• Review• Unit 5: SVC storage provisioning• Unit 6: SVC host access         o Exercise 4: Storage provisioning         o Exercise 5: Access SVC storage from Windows and AIX• Unit 7: Spectrum Virtualize advanced features         o Exercise 6: Thin Provisioning and Volume Mirroring         o Exercise 7: Storage access and SDD path selection

Day 3• Review• Unit 8: Spectrum Virtualize data migration         o Exercise 8: SVC data migration         o Exercise 9: Migrate existing data: Migration Wizard         o Exercise 10: Migrate existing data with Import Wizard GUI         o Exercise 11: Migrate existing data with Import Wizard CLI• Unit 9: Spectrum Virtualize Copy Services

Day 4• Review         o Exercise 12: SVC scripting and I/O group modification         o Exercise 13: Real-time Compression and the IBM Comprestimator• Unit 10: SVC administration management         o Exercise 14: SVC FlashCopy and consistency groups         o Exercise 15: Assign user roles and access• Class Review and Evaluation