IBM Spectrum Scale Basic Administration for Linux (H0050)

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About this Course

This course is intended for IT professionals tasked with administering a GPFS system. This course includes information on installing, configuring and monitoring a GPFS cluster. Many features are described and tested in hands on lab activities including: Storage management, HA options, cluster management and information lifecycle management (ILM) tools.

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Install and Configure GPFS
  • Use Administration Tools
  • Implement a highly available GPFS cluster
  • Describe the ILM tools available and how to use them


You are expected to have a good understanding of UNIX/Linux, SAN and Storage concepts.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Overview
  3. Installation and Basic Configuration
  4. Cluster Configuration
  5. Architecting Spectrum Scale cluster
  6. Information Lifecycle Management (ILM)
  7. Data Security
  8. Managing the cluster
  9. Monitoring
  10. Tuning, troubleshooting and recovery
  11. Disaster recovery