IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Planning and Implementation Workshop

 4 Days
Delivery Methods
 VILT    Private Group

Leverage networked storage connectivity by integrating a layer of intelligence - the SAN Volume Controller (SVC) - to facilitate storage application data access independence from storage management functions and requirements ...and more.


Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Oct 25  - Oct 28, 2021
8:30AM - 4:30PM Central
4 Days
Virtual Instructor Led
Dec 13  - Dec 16, 2021
8:30AM - 4:30PM Central
4 Days
Virtual Instructor Led

Who Should Attend

This intermediate course is for: Individuals who are assessing and/or planning to deploy storage network virtualization solutions


1 - Lesson 1: Introducing the SAN Volume Controller
  • Storage provisioning with the SAN Volume Controller
  • SAN Volume Controller clustering environment
2 - Lesson 2: SVC Cluster Setup and Storage Provisioning
  • SVC physical environment and management interfaces
  • Storage systems and LUN assignments to SVC
  • Cluster creation and storage provisioning
  • Additional functions: Quorum disks, expand/shrink volumes, MDisk removal, MDisk multipathing
3 - Lesson 3: Fabric Zoning, Non Disruptive Volume Move, and iSCSI Connectivity
  • Host to SVC volume access infrastructure
  • Fibre Channel host to SVC SAN fabric zoning
  • Non Disruptive Volume Move (NDVM)
  • iSCSI host to SVC IP connectivity
4 - Lesson 4: Easy Tier, Thin Provisioning, Volume Mirroring, and Real-time Compression
  • Easy Tier
  • Thin Provisioning
  • Volume Mirroring
  • Real-time Compression and the Comprestimator
5 - Lesson 5: Data Migration
  • Pool Migration
  • Migration Wizards (Import, Migration, Export)
  • Storage system replacement
6 - Lesson 6: Copy Services: FlashCopy and Remote Copy
  • FlashCopy
  • Remote Copy: Metro Mirror
7 - Lesson 7: Copy Services: FlashCopy and Remote Copy
  • FlashCopy
  • Remote Copy: Metro Mirror
  • Remote Copy: Global Mirror and Global Mirror with change volumes
8 - Lesson 8: Managing the SVC Environment
  • Logging and Directed Maintenance Procedures
  • Code upgrades and node replacement
  • Remote user authentication
  • SVC configuration backup

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