C9020-567 IBM Enterprise Storage Sales V5

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IBM Enterprise Storage Sales V5 is the full name of C9020-567 test. There are 61 questions in real IBM C9020-567 exam, which will take the candidates 90 mintes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9020-567 exam is 57%. The test language is English.  Candidates can register IBM C9020-567 exam at Pearson VUE testing center.

It is helpful for the candidates to know IBM C9020-567 exam objectives.

Gather Customer Requirements (24%)

Describe a customer’s hardware and software environment.
Describe customer operational contraints, including power, cooling, personnel, knowledge level, service level requirements.
Identify disaster recovery and high availability requirements.
Identify performance requirements, including throughput and latency.
Identify the customer’s capacity and growth requirements.
Describe the process to qualify a customer’s expectations, including the decision making process and the business requirement(s).
Determine the justification for a system acquisition.
Describe a conceptual level understanding of existing systems environment.

Value Proposition (33%)

Given a scenario, describe the difference between flash versus SSD solutions.
Given a scenario, explain the difference in cost, performance, and reliability of IBM storage solutions.
Given a scenario, describe IBM’s competitive advantages.
Given a scenario, describe how IBM enterprise storage products help clients solve data management issues through Smarter Storage and application efficiency.
Given a scenario, explain the application and OS integration.
Given a scenario, explain investment protection and TCO of a solution.

Systems Management (15%)

Compare IBM management tools with competitive management tools and techniques, and identify IBM strengths.
Describe integration with open software standards.
Describe Cloud-enabled solutions.

IBM Smarter Storage (7%)

Describe the benefits of efficiency in the IBM products compared to competitors.
Describe IBM Smarter Storage.

Determine Application Solutions /Create Comprehensive Solutions (21%)

Given a scenario, identify potential solutions for the customer.
Given a scenario, develop a high-level, balanced total solution.
Identify appropriate resources within IBM or through the Business Partner channel to develop and close business.
Identify the TDA and SAPR responsibilities.

C9020-460 IBM Midrange Storage Sales V2

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The full name of C9020-460 exam is IBM Midrange Storage Sales V2. There are 63 questions in real IBM C9020-460 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9020-460 exam is 55%. The test languages are English, , Chinese Simplified, French, Japanese, Korean.

Knowing IBM C9020-460 exam topics are valuable in your preparation.

Gather Customer Requirements (32%)

Identify a customer’s storage qualifications.
Identify a customer’s expectations of a new solution.
Given a scenario, demonstrate a conceptual level understanding of existing systems environment.
Identify key applications, performance requirements, and customer pain points.
Given a scenario, determine financial justification for system acquisition.
Given a scenario, determine a customer’s growth requirements, upgrade path, and product lifecycle.

Value Proposition (29%)

Given a scenario, identify how an IBM storage solution aligns with customer expection(s).
Given a scenario, quantify the business value of IBM storage products’ features and functions and align to business goals.
Compare IBM storage products to existing storage devices and competitive offerings, and identify advantages.
Given a scenario, identify how IBM storage products solve client data management issues.
Identify the value proposition of IBM maintenance, IBM websites, IBM sales tools, and IBM processes.

Determine IBM Solutions / Create Comprehensive Solutions (32%)

Given a scenario, identify the steps to integrate new solutions into an existing systems environment.
Identify workload characteristics and discuss typical business solutions.
Given a scenario, identify a balanced storage solution that includes multiple products and solves a customer issue.
Identify appropriate resources within IBM or through the Business Partner channel to develop and close business.
Identify the TDA and SAPR responsibilities.

CAMSS Concepts (8%)

Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables hybrid and private clouds.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables analytics.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables security.

C9020-461 IBM Midrange Storage Technical Support V4

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IBM Midrange Storage Technical Support V4 is the exam name of C9020-461 test. There are 64 questions in real IBM C9020-461 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9020-461 exam is 59%. The test languages are English, Chinese Simplified, French, Japanese, Korean.

It is also important for the candidates to know IBM C9020-461 exam objectives.

Customer Environment and Plans (28%)

Identify a customer’s storage technical requirements.
Identify a customer’s expectations of a new solution.
Given a scenario, demonstrate a conceptual level understanding of existing systems environment.
Given a scenario, determine a customer’s growth requirements, upgrade path, and product lifecycle.

Product Information (44%)

Given a scenario, identify how an IBM storage solution aligns with customer expection(s).
Given a scenario, explain the business value of IBM storage products’ features and functions and alignment to business goals.
Compare IBM storage products to existing storage devices and competitive offerings, and identify advantages.
Given a scenario, identify how IBM storage products solve client data management issues.
Identify workload characteristics and discuss typical business solutions.
Given a scenario, describe the difference between various storage media and align them to a requirement of TCA, performance, and upgradability.

Resources and Tools (19%)

Identify key applications, performance requirements, and customer pain points.
Given a scenario, determine tools used to assist with a financial (not technical) justification for system acquisition.
Identify the value proposition of IBM maintenance, IBM websites, IBM tools, and IBM processes.
Given a scenario, identify the steps to integrate new solutions into an existing systems environment.

CAMSS Concepts (9%)

Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables hybrid and private clouds.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables analytics.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables security.

C9020-970 IBM Enterprise Storage Sales V4

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C9020-970 exam has been retired on Jul 31 2016. The replacement test is C9020-567 IBM Enterprise Storage Sales V5.

There are 61 questions in IBM Enterprise Storage Sales V4 C9020-970 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9020-970 exam is 62%. The test lanaguages are English, Chinese Simplified, French, Japanese, Korean.

Knowing IBM C9020-970 exam topics are valuable in your preparation.

Gather Customer Requirements (24%)

Describe a customer’s hardware and software environment.
Describe customer operational contraints, including power, cooling, personnel, knowledge level, service level requirements.
Identify disaster recovery and high availability requirements.
Identify performance requirements, including throughput and latency.
Identify the customer’s capacity and growth requirements.
Describe the process to qualify a customer’s expectations, including the decision making process and the business requirement(s).
Determine the justification for a system acquisition.
Describe a conceptual level understanding of existing systems environment.

Value Proposition (33%)

Given a scenario, describe the difference between flash versus SSD solutions.
Given a scenario, explain the difference in cost, performance, and reliability of IBM storage solutions.
Given a scenario, describe IBM’s competitive advantages.
Given a scenario, describe how IBM enterprise storage products help clients solve data management issues through Smarter Storage and application efficiency.
Given a scenario, explain the application and OS integration.
Given a scenario, explain investment protection and TCO of a solution.

Systems Management (15%)

Compare IBM management tools with competitive management tools and techniques, and identify IBM strengths.
Describe integration with open software standards.
Describe Cloud-enabled solutions.

IBM Smarter Storage (7%)

Describe the benefits of efficiency in the IBM products compared to competitors.
Describe Smarter Storage.

Determine Application Solutions / Create Comprehensive Solution (21%)

Given a scenario, identify potential solutions for the customer.
Given a scenario, develop a high-level, balanced total solution (Note: NOT a technical solution.).
Identify appropriate resources within IBM or through the Business Partner channel to develop and close business.
Identify the TDA and SAPR responsibilities.

C9020-971 IBM Enterprise Storage Technical Support V4

Posted by admin May 21 2016 No Comments »

IBM Enterprise Storage Technical Support V4 is the exam name of C9020-971 test. There are 55 questions in real IBM C9020-971 exam, which will take the candidates 105 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9020-971 exam is 65%. The test languages are English, Chinese Simplified, French, Japanese, Korean.

It is also helpful for the candidates to know IBM C9020-971 exam topics.

Customer Environment, Requirements, and Plans (38%)

Describe a customer’s hardware and software environment.
Describe customer operational contraints, including power, cooling, personnel, knowledge level, service level requirements.
Identify disaster recovery and high availability requirements.
Identify customer performance requirements, including throughput and latency.
Identify the customer’s capacity and growth requirements and the impact on total cost.
Describe a conceptual level understanding of existing systems environment.

Product Information (29%)

Given a scenario, describe the difference between various storage media and align them to a requirement of TCA, performance, and upgradability.
Given a scenario, explain the difference in cost, performance, and reliability of IBM storage solutions.
Given a scenario, describe IBM’s competitive advantages.
Given a scenario, describe how IBM enterprise storage products help clients solve data and device management issues through Smarter Storage and application efficiency and integration.
Given a scenario, explain alternatives to the existing environment to provide additional functionality.

Application of Resources and Tools (22%)

Given a scenario, evaluate which tool(s) to use based upon key applications, performance requirements, and customer pain-points.
Identify the value proposition of IBM maintenance, IBM websites, IBM tools, and IBM processes.
Given a scenario, identify high-level steps to integrate new solutions into an existing systems environment..
Given a scenario, evaluate which tool(s) to use to identify the customer’s capacity and growth requirements and the impact on total cost.

CAMSS Concepts (11%)

Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables hybrid and private clouds.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables analytics.
Identify ways the IBM storage porfolio enables security.

C9060-518 IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.1 Administration

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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.1 Administration is the full name of C9060-518 exam. There are 70 questions in real IBM C9060-518 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9060-518 exam is 64%. The test language is English.

It is important for the candidates to know IBM C9060-518 exam topics.

Section 1: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Concepts

Given knowledge of TSM V 7.1.1 server components, list the TSM V 7.1.1 server components, so that the TSM V7.1.1 server components are listed.
Given knowledge of data protection methodologies, describe these methodologies so that the data protection methods are understood.
Given knowledge of TSM V7.1.1 server components, features and functions, and a need for enterprise management tool for backup and recovery, Describe the TSM V7.1.1server processes, so that the TSM V7.1.1 server processes are understood.
Given knowledge of TSM V 7.1.1 server administration,, describe the Operations Center tasks/functions, so that these tasks/functions are understood.
Given knowledge of TSM V 7.1.1 server administration, reporting and monitoring requirements, describe the monitoring and alerting functions so that these functions are understood.
Given the knowledge of TSM V7.1.1 server and client side deduplication, explain the benefits and considerations for using TSM V7.1.1 data deduplication so that TSM V7.1.1 deduplication is understood.
Given knowledge of TSM V7.1.1 licensed products, provide an understanding of why and when the data protection modules for database and mail are used so that data protection for databases and email is understood.
Given a working Tivoli Storage Manager V7.1.1 and virtual environments(VMware and HyperV), explain the concepts of TSM for virtual environment data, so that this functionality can be understood.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment having Windows/UNIX backup/archive clients, describe TSM V7.1.1 Windows/UNIX backup/archive clientautomatic deployment so that TSM V7.1.1 Windows/UNIX backup/archive client is understood.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment which includes TSM V7.1.1 server in production data center and TSM V7.1.1 server in disaster recovery data center, configure node replication so that protection against disasters is achieved.
Given TSM V7.1 server environment and administrative tasks, describe TSM V7.1 multiple data streams for database backup and restore so that an understanding of multiple data streams for TSM database backup and restore is achieved.
Given knowledge of TSM V7.1.1 data storage management components, explain the TSM V7.1.1 data storage management components, so that the TSM V7.1.1 data storage management components have been explained.

Section 2: TSM DAILY OPERATIONS

Given a TSM V7.1.1 server with access to TSM Operations Center, perform a review so that the administrator can monitor the health of the TSM environment.
Given the TSM 7.1.1 Operations Center Commandline Interface or TSM Administrative Client and the need to define, add, delete and provide privileges of administrative users, manage the appropriate administrative users so that defined and configured administrative users are managed.
Given an administrator with sufficient authority, manage client nodes so that the client nodes are managed.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment where client data has been successfully backed up on a TSM V7.1.1 server, and a request for data recovery, restore or retrieve the data from TSM V7.1.1 so that the client data is recovered.

Section 3: TSM SERVER MANAGEMENT

Given access to a functional TSM V7.1.1 server and administrator ID, determine current disk allocation for TSM V7.1.1 DB and logs, so that the server has sufficient disk space to manage TSM V7.1.1 server DB and log.
Given a TSM V7.1.1 server and client environment monitor and manage administrative tasks and client schedules, so that TSM V7.1.1 server and client environment are properly maintained.
Given a functioning TSM V7.1.1 server and sufficient storage space, Define or update device classes and storage pools so that appropriate storage pools are configured.
Given a TSM environment, define, update or delete the appropriate policies, so that retention requirements are properly managed.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment with a tape library and drives, monitor and manage tape library drives and paths so that a properly working tape environment is achieved.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment and a requirement to manage multiple TSM V7.1.1 servers, configure server-to-server library sharing, storage agents, export/import, so that the TSM V7.1.1 servers are communicating and library sharing environment is configured.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment with disaster recovery module, configure recovery plan and off-site media movement, so that protection against disasters is achieved.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment which includes a correctly configured TSM V7.1.1 server and correctly configured and working backup-archive client nodes and/or Data Protection nodes and/or TSM Source servers and/or NDMP network-attached storage (NAS) ,describe node management so that client nodes are correctly managed.
Given a functioning TSM V7.1.1 server protect the TSM Database so that the server database is backed up.

Section 4: TSM CLIENT MANAGEMENT

Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment, install TSM V7.1.1 backup/archive clients and configure the options file so that data can be backed up or archived.
Given a functioning TSM V7.1.1 server and a correctly installed BA client, implement and configure client components and services, so that additional client features can be made available for (better) use.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment andcustomer requirements for additional data security, configure appropriate TSM V7.1.1 client options, so that secure data encryption is configured.
Given a functioning TSM V7.1.1 environment with the necessity for alternative backup methodologies, select and configure journal-based backup, volume/image backup, or client data deduplication as needed, so that these features are configured.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment that is LANfree enabled, configure storage agent, server and client, so that LANfree backups can be achieved.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment with a requirement for network attached storage (NAS) backup through NDMP protocol, configure TSM V7.1.1 server and client components to support NDMP communication for NAS device, so that a NAS backup using NDMP communication can be established.
Given two connected, properly configured and working TSM V7.1.1 environments with a requirement to perform off site data replication for a specific Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Client, configure the TSM V7.1.1 servers and TSM V7.1.1clients components to support node replication.

Section 5: TSM Performance and Problem Determination

Given knowledge of TSM V7.1.1 Server hardware, server maintenance and operating systems, review the appropriate log files, so that reported errors can be addressed.
Given a functional Tivoli Storage Manager server and TSM Operations Center, access to client log files, access to OS log files, review missed or failed client sessions, so that missed or failed client processes/sessions can be addressed.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 server environment and access to TSM V7.1.1 Performing and Tuning Guide, monitor and tune TSM V7.1.1 options and components, operating system and network resources, so that a properly tuned TSM V7.1.1 server environment is achieved.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 environment and access to TSM V7.1 Performance and Tuning Guide, monitor and tune TSM V7.1.1 client options and components, operating system and network resources, so that a properly tuned TSM V7.1.1 client backup/archive/restore/retrieve/de-duplication is achieved.
Given a TSM V7.1.1 environment where TSM V7.1.1 LAN-free data movement is enabled and used, administrative rights; and access to TSM Performance and Tuning Guide, validate the setup, so that a tuned and functional TSM V7.1.1 LAN-free client is achieved.
Given a working TSM V7.1.1 Operations Center environment with TSM clients running TSM Client Management Services software, troubleshoot TSM client using TSM Client Management Services so that TSM client errors and recommendations can be viewed.

C5050-285 IBM Cloud Platform Application Development v1

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IBM Cloud Platform Application Development v1 is the exam name of C5050-285 test, which is a hot one of IBM certification. There are 48 questions in real IBM C5050-285 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C5050-285 exam is 66%. The test language is English.

It is also important for the candidates to know IBM C5050-285 exam topics.

Section 1: Hosting Cloud Applications

Describe Cloud service models and IBM Cloud offerings
IBM SoftLayer Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
IBM Bluemix Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Software as a Service (SaaS) and IBM Cloud Marketplace
Describe the different capabilities of IBM Bluemix
IBM Bluemix PaaS provided by Cloud Foundry
IBM Bluemix Containers using docker
IBM Bluemix virtual machines powered by OpenStack

Section 2: Planning Cloud Applications

Describe key components of IBM Bluemix PaaS environment
Runtime is a set of resources to run an application
Boilerplate consists of a combination of runtime and predefined services
Services provide ready-for-use functionality for a running application and are represented by two types:
Managed services are listed in the IBM Bluemix Paas catalog
User-provided services can be used by developers to programmatically define services outside of IBM Bluemix PaaS
Describe components of IBM Bluemix PaaS architecture based on Cloud Foundry
The Droplet execution agent (DEA)
The Cloud Controller
The Router
Service Broker
Interaction between DEA and Health Manager
Explain the process of staging an application in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Describe the organization management elements in IBM Bluemix PaaS: Spaces, Users, Domains and Quota
Spaces provide a mechanism to collect related applications, services and users
Users participate in organizations and have varying capabilities based on assigned role
Domains provide the route on the Internet for the organization
Quota defines resource limits for the organization
Understand IBM Bluemix Regions and how to manage applications in multiple regions
Use the Cloud Foundry CLI (cf) tool to manage applications in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Specify the region through api endpoint
Log in to an organization and space using cf
Push an application using cf and understand applicable options
View logging information using cf
Perform scaling (instance, memory, disk) of an application using cf
cf commands for managing domains, routes, organization and spaces

Section 3: Implementing Cloud Ready Applications

Understand how to design, develop, deploy and manage a IBM Bluemix PaaS applicationfollowing the Twelve-Factor App methodology (http://12factor.net/)
One codebase tracked in revision control, with multiple deployments
Explicitly declare and isolate dependencies (IBM Bluemix PaaS deployable units e.g. Java Liberty and Node.js buildpacks manage runtime dependencies)
Store configuration in the environment (via VCAP_SERVICES)
Treat backing services as attached resources (use cf create-service and cf bind-service)
Strictly separate build and run stages
Execute the app as one or more stateless processes (avoid monoliths and use multiple processes or services as needed)
Export services via port binding
Scale out via the process model (e.g. cf scale app -i 10)
Maximize robustness with fast startup and graceful shutdown
Keep development, staging, and production as similar as possible (Spaces allow for the separation of editions)
Treat logs as event streams (IBM Bluemix PaaS Loggregator)
Run admin/management tasks as one-off processes
Understand scaling concepts for a Cloud application and steps to scale an application in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Vertical scaling by increasing resources to an application instance
Horizontal scaling by increasing the number of application instance
Understand how to manually scale applications through IBM Bluemix PaaS dashboard
Automatically scaling applications in IBM Bluemix PaaS using the Auto-Scaling service and scaling policy fields and options such as: available metric types for runtimes, breach duration, cool down period
Debug a Cloud application using development mode of IBM Bluemix PaaS
Using the Eclipse Tools for Bluemix plug-in for development mode with IBM Liberty for Java buildpack applications
Using the Bluemix Live Sync debug feature for development mode with IBM Node.js buildpack applications
Perform load testing on Cloud applications using simulated loads and describe the benefits of load testing
Use Load Impact or Blazemeter 3rd party load testing services in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Creating user scenarios
Defining virtual user load for a test
Analyze results from load tests
Explain various methods to monitor an application in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Measure application availability, CPU and heap memory usage, response time and throughput by using the Monitoring and Analytics service
Monitoring application logs using the cf tool during staging and when the application is running
Viewing metrics of resource utilization with IBM Auto-Scaling service
Using instance details panel from the application overview in the dashboard

Section 4: Enhancing Cloud Applications using Managed Services

Improve performance and scalabilty of IBM Bluemix PaaS applications with caching
Using Data Cache service to store application data
Using Session Cache to store and persist HTTP session objects
Understand how to configure external authentication using IBM Bluemix PaaS web applications with the Single Sign On service (SSO)
SSO requires the application to usean OpenID Connect client interface
Applications using SSO can support Cloud directories, Social Media sites and Enterprise directory as identity sources
Integration requires the implementation of an authentication callback
Enable loosely coupled integration for IBM Bluemix PaaS applications and components by using Messaging Services
Understand MQ Light messaging use-cases and benefits
Handling pub/sub messages in MQ Light with sharing
Explain rationale of the cf option –no-route when using the worker offload pattern
Monitor client health and troubleshoot using the MQ Light service dashboard
Describe cognitive capabilities to process unstructured data and images in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Alchemy Language API services include sentiment analysis, entity extraction, relationship extraction, concept tagging, text extraction, language extraction, and micro format parsing
Alchemy Vision API services include imaging tagging, link extraction and face detection/recognition
Understand how to store and retrieve files using the IBM Object Storage service in Bluemix
Creation of a container in object storage service
Perform create, upload, and list operations on an object using containers
Purpose of metadata to store information about files in object storage

Section 5: Using DevOps Services & tools to Manage Cloud Applications

Describe capabilities of IBM Bluemix DevOps Services
Agile Planning: Planning and tracking features to manage collaborative work in agile teams.
Teams can create stories, tasks, and defects to describe and track project work, and use agile planning tools to manage backlogs, plan releases, and plan sprints.
Web code editor: A browser-based Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for cloud development
Using the Web IDE, teams can import, create, modify and debug source code from a web browser. The environment also provides color coding and content assist capabilities to facilitate development activities.
Source control management: Parallel development and versioning features through Git, Jazz SCM, or GitHub
Each project gets a shared repository where team members check in changes, associate code changes with work items, and view a history of recent updates
Delivery pipeline: Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery features to rapidly deploy cloud applications
The Delivery Pipeline allows automatically building and deploying applications to IBM’s cloud platform.
Plan and track work for agile team collaboration
Bluemix DevOps Services – Track & Plan supports typical activities conducted during agile projects, such as backlog management, sprint planning, and daily scrums
Understand work items in Track & Plan like epic, story, task, and defect
Edit and debug Cloud applications using IBM Bluemix DevOps Services Web code editor
Understand basic functionality of the Web code editor
Using Live Edit to quickly make changes without redeploying an application
Enable debug mode to troubleshoot an application running in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Understand DevOps Services constraints and limitations to debug applications on Bluemix
Understand capabilities of IBM Bluemix DevOps services source code management for projects
Using the fork option to copy an existing DevOps project into a new project for enhancement
Review and manage code pushes to the repository by project members
Understand the difference between a Commit and a Push
Describe how use the to Build & Deploy option to manage continuous integration and continuous delivery
Understand the Delivery Pipeline service
Role of Stages in the Delivery Pipeline and different Stage types
Options for Stage Trigger
Role of Jobs within a Stage and continuation options when a Job fails
Understand relationships between changes to the source code repository and pipeline stages

Section 6: Using Data Services

Describe the different types of data services available in IBM Bluemix PaaS
Key characteristics of a NoSQL database service
Key characteristics of a SQL database service
Key characteristics of a in memory columnar database service
Key characteristics of key value pair data service
Key characteristics of a time series database service
Describe the unique features of IBM Bluemix PaaS data services
Understand the unique features of Cloudant NoSQL Database
IBM Cloudant NoSQL DB for Bluemix is a NoSQL database as a service (DBaaS).
Cloudant provides a RESTful API to create, read, update and delete documents
Cloudant allows the creation of secondary indexes via the use of MapReduce
Cloudant Query provides a declarative way to define and query indexes
Cloudant Sync simplifies large-scale mobile development
Understand the unique features of dashDB
dashDB is a data warehousing service that stores relational data, including special types such as geospatial data.
Understand the unique features of the IBM Time Series Database for Bluemix
IBM Time Series Database for Bluemix service is a managed data store for Internet of Things device data and time series analysis of the data
Manage instances of IBM Bluemix PaaS data services: Cloudant NoSQL Database, and dashDB.
Manage instances of the Cloudant NoSQLDB service
Create a database
Add data to an existing database
Edit documents in an existing database
Clone existing documents
Simple query of all documents in an existing database
Manage instances of dashDB service
Create a new table in dashDB
Browse the contents of an existing table in dashDB
Run SQL scripts in dashDB
Import CSV data into dashDB
Describe the IBM DataWorks service for Bluemix
Summarize capabilities of DataWorks
Perform common tasks using DataWorks
Data Loading – Filter and move data

C9010-022 IBM AIX Administration V1

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IBM AIX Administration V1 is the full name of C9010-022 exam. There are 62 questions in real IBM C9010-022 exam, which will take the candidates 120 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C9010-022 exam is 58%. The test language is English. The related certification is IBM Certified System Administrator – AIX V1.

It is also important for the candidates to know IBM C9010-022 exam topics.

Section 1 – System Availability (9%)

Identify resources used by Cluster Aware AIX.
Configure dump devices and analyze output.
Determine elements necessary to reduce single points of failure, e.g. RAID, redundant hardware.
Maintain hardware and CEC firmware (deferred/concurrent, etc.); replace, maintain, or install adapters; use ASMI.

Section 2 – Storage Management (15%)

Create and manage filesystems including extend, reduce, set and change attributes, etc..
Create and manage logical volumes including extend, reduce, set and change attributes, etc.
Create and manage volume groups including extend, reduce, set and change attributes, etc.
Manage physical and virtual devices including multipathing.
Manage storage devices (traditional disk, Solid State Drives, and tape) including redundancy (RAID).

Section 3 – System and Network Security (9%)

Configure role-based access control.
Configure and manage remote access, e.g. ssh, SFTP, rlogin, etc.
Manage system authentication grammar.
Describe PowerSC components (basic understanding).

Section 4 – Partition Management (12%)

Configure and manage Logical Partitions (LPARs) including DLPAR operations.
Create and manage Workload Partitions (WPAR) including Versioned WPARs and planning for Live Application Mobility.
Understand HMC and IVM interfaces.
Interact with and collect information from VIO servers (NOT VIO server technical focus; using and accessing virtual devices).
Understand and explain LPAR and WPAR migration and mobility at a basic level.

Section 5 – Performance Management and Tuning (10%)

Use performance monitoring tools and plan for future growth.
Analyze output from performance monitoring tools, e.g. iostat, vmstat, lparstat, Hot File Detection, and nmon.
Configure system tunables to support optimal application performance, e.g. no, vmo, etc.

Section 6 – Network Management (11%)

Configure network devices including Etherchannel and Ipv4.
Troubleshoot network issues.
Configure TCP/IP with and without VLAN support.
Configure NFS.

Section 7 – System Management (13%)

Create, maintain and modify user accounts.
Manage services and subsystems using chtcp, etc.
Configure the system and device attributes.
Describe components of NIM.
Install, apply, commit, or reject software.
Create and manage paging space (aside from just the create and manage aspects, also PD aspects in cases where paging is exhausted).
Use Cron and At.

Section 8 – Install and Manage AIX (13%)

Understand and manage AIX instance startup (boot process, maintenance mode, inittab, etc.).
Backup and restore AIX.
Install and manage WPARs.
Install AIX and use NIM environments.

Section 9 – General Administrative Tasks (8%)

Create and use ksh and Perl scripts at a basic level.
Use AIX commands such as TAR, CPIO, DD, RPM, SAVEVGSTRUC, and explain their use.
Describe use of SNAP, particularly with support issues.

C2210-422 IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 System Administration Core B

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IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 System Administration Core B is the exam name of C2210-422 test, which is a pop one of IBM certification. There are 56 questions in real IBM C2210-422 exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The required passing score of IBM C2210-422 exam is 62%. The test language is English. The related certification of IBM C2210-422 exam is IBM Certified System Administrator-WebSphere Portal 8.5.

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Administering

Manage libraries
Manage syndications
Back up filesystem and database (not specific commands, but concepts)
Understand portlet deployment in a cluster
Understand resources / variables scoped in a cluster
Understand synchronization in a cluster
Manage portlets, portlet applications, and portlet services
Administer Portal Search
Manage pages
Work with administration portlets
Use the wsadmin to run scripts
Deploy and register a new theme
Enabling session persistence
Understand and work with virtual portals
Configure WSRP
Use the XMLAccess tool
Configure portlets wiring

Monitoring and Performance

Modify JVM settings to tune the environment
Configure IBM WebSphere Portal for different types of performance level (e.g., development, production, etc.)
Configure and administer IBM WebSphere Portal load monitoring
Adjust session timeout and LTPA timeout
Reduce the IBM WebSphere Portal start-up time
Configure cache settings
Configure Login performance debug
Understand IBM WebSphere Portal auditing
Use PMI to analyze the environment

Troubleshooting

Diagnose issues with logging in and/or security issues
Diagnose class loading problems
Troubleshoot Config Wizard issues
Troubleshoot IBM WebSphere Portal startup issues
Troubleshoot runtime problems, such as hang and out of memory
Troubleshoot Web Content Manager runtime problems
Collect data from log files and configuration to provide to IBM support
Turn on tracing and adjust logging
Diagnose issues with logging in and/or security issues

Setting Up a Website

Use WebDAV
Assign access to IBM WebSphere Portal resources
Manage administrative roles and projects in the context of Managed Pages
Configure and manage access for the Content Template Catalog (CTC)
Explain when cloning of an environment is appropriate
Create a new page and add a portlet to the page
Enable Responsive Web Design features
Configure vanity or friendly URLs
Enable WCM and work with Web Content Viewer portlets

Staging to Production

Transfer managed pages via syndication
Build and stage applications with Portal Application Archives (PAAs)
Explain staging to production without managed pages
Explain what manual steps are required when staging to production
Understand and use the Empty Portal

C2210-422 Online Test-IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 System Administration Core B

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To create public pages, what is the minimum role that a user must have?

 
 
 
 

The LDAP administrators tell Allen that his application is overloading the LDAP servers. While they investigated, they noticed many duplicate LDAP search operations with filters such as “(& (member=userX)(objectclass=groupOfNames))”. In which two ways can Allen address this problem? (Choose two.)

 
 
 
 
 

Steve needs to collect performance data on his server. How would he view this data?

 
 
 
 

Which is true statement about XMLAccess?

 
 
 
 

Where does the synchronization process retrieve the master configuration in a clustered environment?

 
 
 
 

Stan experienced an out-of-memory condition on IBM WebSphere Portal. He reviewed the verbose GC output and saw that the JVM was not exhausted. What is a possible reason for the out-of-memory condition?

 
 
 
 

Lukas is administering pages on an IBM WebSphere Portal that has four top labels: Home, News, Staff, and Feedback. The second label, News, contains four pages: Latest, Customers, Suppliers, and Intranet. The Suppliers page has an incorrect item, so Lukas decided to make it inactive. What behavior would users experience if they have rights to use the Suppliers page when they try to access the page with a browser bookmark?

 
 
 
 

Raul needs to install a new portlet to a clustered IBM WebSphere Portal environment. Which method should he use?

 
 
 
 

What items are syndicated when using the Live and Projects syndication?

 
 
 
 

Which option can help to troubleshoot problems with the ConfigWizard?

 
 
 
 


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