IBM Spectrum Accelerate Implementation

2 days


This instructor led course will provide an understanding of IBM Spectrum Accelerate, an important, scale-out, software-defined storage product. It has been written to teach everything from the basics of installing IBM Spectrum Accelerate to performing advanced administrative tasks using it.
The course will attempt to clarify the concepts involved in planning, deploying, and implementing IBM Spectrum Accelerate. It will cover the basics of software-defined storage from a technology standpoint as it is today, the product architecture of IBM Spectrum Accelerate, explain its major features and benefits while showing how to implement the solution. It will also cover configurations that an administrator must be aware of by showing multiple use cases.


Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:

  • Customers
  • Technical IBM personnel
  • Business Partner technical personnel
  • Other IT specialist: consultants and architects

  • Skills Gained

    By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of Software-defined storage from a technology standpoint
  • Summarize IBM's Spectrum range of products and their benefits
  • Summarize the architecture of IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Integrate and deploy IBM Spectrum Accelerate in an existing storage infrastructure
  • Summarize the key administrative tasks that need to be performed after the installation of IBM Spectrum Accelerate
  • Demonstrate an ability to access and interact with the graphical and command line interfaces of the product
  • Summarize the various tasks that can be performed on block storage using IBM Spectrum Accelerate by understanding various use cases

  • Prerequisites

  • Introduction to Storage (SS01G)

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  • Course Outline


    Unit 1: Introduction to IBM Spectrum Accelerate
    Unit 2: Planning for Spectrum Accelerate
    Unit 3: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Implementation
    Unit 4: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Administration
    Unit 5: IBM Spectrum Accelerate Trouble Shooting

    Lab Exercises

    Exercise 1: Not used in this course
    Exercise 2: Navigation and User Management in IBM Spectrum Accelerate
    Exercise 3: Managing Capacity
    Exercise 4: Managing Snapshots & Consistency Groups
    Exercise 5: Managing Host Attachments
    Exercise 7: Monitoring in IBM Spectrum Accelerate
    Exercise 8: A walk-through of mirroring with IBM Spectrum Accelerate
    Exercise 9: Multi-tenancy and Troubleshooting

    Thinking about Onsite?

    If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

    Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

    Upcoming Dates

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    Course Location Days Cost Date
    Onsite2 1000 £1000 2019-05-20