Training offering

Fast Lane Deutschland

IBM i DS8000 Copy Services Workshop


Length: 3.0 Days
Course code: SS98G
Delivery method: Classroom
Price: 2290 EUR
This training is available on request.
Please contact us by phone or email at :
+49 40 253346-10


Within this interactive workshop we review and discuss in detail the IBM System Storage DS8000, IBM i and PowerVM Virtual I/O Server storage architecture. Students gain valuable experience from guided hands-on training within a real IBM i DS8000 lab environment. We focus on  the configuration and administration incl. best practices for IBM i native as well as PowerVM Virtual I/O Server SAN attachment and on Copy Services management using DS CLI and PowerHA SystemMirror for i.


This intermediate course is for IBM i system / storage administrators and support staff.


You should have basic knowledge about SAN storage infrastructure.


This hands-on workshop enables you to gain valuable IBM i SAN architectural knowledge including the latest DS8870 and IBM i 7.2 enhancements and become more self-sufficient in configuring, administrating and trouble-shooting an IBM i DS8000 SAN Copy Services environment incl. PowerVM Virtual I/O Server and PowerHA SystemMirror for i.


  • Advanced DS8000 and IBM i Architecture
  • Latest DS8870 and IBM i 7.2 Storage Enhancements incl. HyperSwap
  • PowerVM Virtual I/O Server Storage and Network Virtualization
  • IBM i PowerVM Live Partition Mobility
  • Configuration, Performance and Administration Best Practices
  • Metro Mirror, Global Mirror and FlashCopy SAN Copy Services
  • DS8000 DS CLI and PowerHA Hands-On Exercises for Attachment and Copy Services
  • Basic Error Determination and Trouble-Shooting