This two day course is designed to provide an understanding of the design and technology behind the IBM BladeCenter systems and related components. Focus starts on the chassis, blades, power and cooling elements. Next is Systems Management using the Advanced Management Module with remote hands on labs providing the support and management common to all BladeCenter Chassis. The architecture and interfaces common to the Blade Server family along with specific elements by processor group and expansion blades is discussed. Ethernet, storage connectivity and their related options is presented with remote hands on labs. Installation and problem determination strategies are explained and discussed.
This is an intermediate course for individuals involved in the planning, installation, configuration, and upgrading of the IBM BladeCenter.
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
You should complete: