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TS114: IBM Spectrum Control 5.2.6 Daily Operations and Provisioning

DURATION: 2 days

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In this is a 2-day instructor-led course, you learn to create and manipulate performance monitor reports. The course also covers the Advanced Analytics aspects of IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, including optimization and provisioning.

In the first unit of this course, you create performance monitor reports that help troubleshooting. These reports are separate from the Cognos® generated reports. You create performance reports and use features of the Web-based GUI to examine and synchronize the reports.

In the second unit of the course, the student exercises and lecture focus on the Advanced Analytics section of the Web-based GUI. You define service classes and capacity pools to use for optimization and provisioning.

Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:

IBM Spectrum Control


This intermediate-level course is designed for storage administrators.


You should understand storage virtualization, SAN management, and zoning.


After completing this course, you should be able to perform the following tasks:
• Generate performance reports
– Configure data collection for Spectrum Control
– Synchronize performance reports
– Customize a performance report
• Provision SVC vDisks using Spectrum Control
• Provision storage to a hypervisor
– Install the Spectrum Control web client plug-in for VMware
– Use the Spectrum Control plug-in to provision a datastore from within vCenter


Daily Functions for Tivoli Storage Productivity Center

Collecting device data
Viewing collected data
Synchronizing Performance Reports
Alerts & History

Cloud Configuration using Tivoli Storage Productivity Center

Advanced analytics overview
Configuring service classes
Provisioning using Spectrum Control