This course provides you the knowledge to understand the architecture of HPE Integrity NonStop™ X BladeSystems and prepares you to operate and manage them. Server architecture, configuration and operations are compared and contrasted between NonStop™ X and NonStop™ i (NB-Series) servers. The course is a combination of lecture, live demonstrations and exercises using HPE Integrity NonStop™ X BladeSystems.
• Detailed knowledge about the architecture, operations and management of HPE Integrity NonStop™ i BladeSystems (NB-Series).
• Completion of the HPE NonStop™ NB-Series Administration I (HG776S) and II (HG777S)
Delegates will learn how to
At the conclusion of this course you should be able to:
Module 1: Course Introduction
• Introductions and course logistics
• Course objectives
• HPE NonStop™ x86 evolution
Module 2: HPE Integrity NonStop X BladeSystem architecture
• NonStop X NS3/NS7 X1 and X2 hardware architecture
• Processor BL460c BladeServer implementation
• Logical and physical Infiniband System Area Network (SAN) interconnect
• Internal and external Infiniband switches
• Maintenance LAN changes
• NonStop System Console
• Intelligent rack and power
• Core License
• NonStop i and NonStop X BladeSystem compared
Module 3: NonStop X Operating System and Infiniband overview
• NonStop X Operating System and Infiniband overview
• Remote DMA (RDMA) Services
• OFED (OpenFabrics Enterprise Services)
• NonStop Connection Services Library (NCSL)
• Maintenance Entity Unit (MEU)
• Halted State Services (HSS)
Module 4: NonStop X CLIM Changes
• IP CLIM overview and changes
• Entry Class IP CLIM overview
• Storage CLIM overview and changes
• Storage options and changes
• Open CLIM overview and changes
• Modified SCF Cluster I/O Protocol (CIP) Subsystem ($ZZCIP) commands
• New CLIM commands
• CLIM Multi Tenancy features
Module 5: NonStop X Tools
• OSM Service Connection Changes
• OSM Quick Start Tool
• OSM System Startup Tool
• OSM System Configuration Tool
• CLIM Management Tool
• HSS/HCA Firmware Management Wizard
• Dump to ME Unit feature
• SUT and Non-SUT Firmware
Module 6: NonStop X Operating System Changes
• TNS application support
• Changes to the Measure Subsystem
• Changes to PEEK
• Introduction to the NonStop Application Direct Interface (NSDA)
Module 7: Infiniband Clustering
• Direct Infiniband Clustering
• Infiniband Clustering with Infiniband cluster switches
Module 8: Migration Considerations
• Data migration
• FUP compatibility and migration
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