IBM Flash Storage Fundamentals






When you complete this course, you should be able to:

• Demonstrate an understanding of flash storage from a technology standpoint

• Summarize the benefits of IBM FlashCore technology

• Recognize all the flash storage products from IBM and their benefits

• Summarize the architecture of IBM FlashSystem products, namely IBM FlashSystems 900, V9000, A9000 and A9000R

• Demonstrate an ability to access and interact with the graphical interface of IBM FlashSystem V9000

• Summarize the various use cases of each of the FlashSystem products


Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:
• Customers
• Technical IBM personnel
• IBM Business Partner technical personnel
• IT consultants and architects


You should have a basic understanding of concepts associated with open systems disk storage systems and I/O operations.

You may want to consider taking:

Introduction to Storage (SS01G)



Course Administration and Introduction  
Unit 1: An Overview of Flash Storage  
Unit 2: IBM Flash Storage Portfolio
Unit 3: An Overview of IBM FlashSystem 900  
Unit 4: An Overview of IBM FlashSystem V9000  
Unit 5: An Overview of IBM FlashSystems A9000 and A9000R 

Exercise simulations with Lab Guide

Exercise 1. Access menu
Exercise 2. Settings menu  
Exercise 3. Creating a volume  
Exercise 4. Mapping a volume to a host    

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