000-224 - Power Systems with POWER7 Common Technical Sales Skills -v2

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A customer is running AIX and IBM i partitions on a POWER7+740 attached to a Storwize V7000 and needs both High Availability and Disaster Recovery. Which of the following pars of actions supports these requirements? A customer needs to virtualize their storage using both vSCSI and NPIV in their SAN environment. What is the minimum number and type of HBAs that need to be configured for the VIO Server? A customer wants a 4-core POWER7 + 720 with dual VIO Servers, each controlling three SAS disks. In addition to 6 SAS drives, which of the following needs to be included in the configuration? A client needs assistance with managing virtual machines and energy monitoring. The client is considering implementing Systems Director. At a minimum, which edition of Systems Director would be needed? Which is one of the advantages of the 6-core Power 720 when compared to the 4-core Power 720? Which option, available in Power 710 and 720, makes them more desirable choices for smaller workloads at better prices, when compared to Power 730 and 740? A customer wants to replace their POWERS system with a new POWER7+ system, and wants to run an additional Lotus Domino server on the new system. Which tool should be used to size the new system? Comparing PowerVM to VMware which of the following is an advantage of PowerVM? What distinguishes the Power 760 from Power 770, Power 780 and Power 795 systems? Assuming that necessary requirements have been satisfied, which RAS feature can ensure that critical workloads can remain active in the event of a processor core failure? A customer has a Power 740 system with dual VIO Servers and a split backplane. The customer wants to use the integrated DVD drive to load AIX and IBM i on various LPARs. Which technology supports DVD virtualization? A potential customer is interested in a single application Power System solution that utilizes a tightly integrated operating system and database. Which operating system should be proposed? Which of the following will cause Live Partition Mobility validation to fail? A customer with POWER 7 + 780 servers would like to contain processor related charges with Capacity on Demand for workloads which run in dedicated and shared LPARs and have pronounced seasonal peaks. What type of Capacity on Demand (CoD) should be considered? A customer is considering two Power 770 servers with AIX 7.1 and DS8800 storage, each system in a separate data center. The customer wants to achieve the fastest recovery of a critical AIX application from server or disk malfunctions. What is the minimum version of PowerHA that will support this requirement? Active Memory Sharing (AMS) for an HMC managed system with multiple partitions is being planned. In addition to updating system firmware, HMC, and modifying partition definitions, which of the following must be considered? A customer is comparing RAS features between a POWER7+750 and a Power 760. Which of the following are available only for a Power 760? Which IBM Software Group product is most appropriate for a customer that wants to build a Business Intelligence solution for their Power Systems-based data warehouse? A customer wants to implement LAN-free backups to improve backup and recovery times in their virtualized environment, Which of the following is a requirement? A customer wants to install the operating system on a new partition from the optical media pool of the virtual I/O server. What needs to be configured to be able to use this media pool? A client is interested in running a Big Data Analytics solution, such as Apache Hadoop, on a POWER7+ system. Which operating system best supports a Big Data Analytics solution? A customer has a Power 720 with one expansion drawer, running IBM i 7.1. The customer needs to attach to a DS8000 using NPIV. The CEO has no available adapter slots. Which of the following is required to support the DS8000? A customer wants to implement 8 LPARs, 4 of IBM i and 4 of AIX. The customer wants the new systems to be modular, configured to support their needs, and have room to expand if needed. Which system is the minimum needed to support the customer requirements? A customer has a 6-core Power 720 installed in a rack. The Power 720 has all internal disk bays populated. The customer is considering adding Solid State Drives (SSDs) in a 12X I/O drawer. Assuming the I/O drawer will fit in available rack space, what else must be considered? A client wants to create shared storage pools to extend storage virtualization in their environment. What is the minimum version of PowerVM required? A customer has ordered a 6-core POWER7 720. Two IBM i partitions are defined in a shared processor pool with 2 processors. One of the IBM i partitions will be defined as desiring 0.5 processor, a maximum of I processor and uncapped, and 2 virtual processors. This partition runs WebSphere. How many WebSphere licenses are required? A customer is considering server consolidation and I/O virtualization in the DMZ environment. Servers on multiple VLAN5 will be consolidated onto a single physical server, and will need to communicate with multiple VLANs outside the sewer over a single shared Ethernet adapter in the VIO Sewer (VIOS). Which of the following is a requirement? Which of the following is an advantage of Shared Ethernet Adapter (SEA) failover over Network Interface Backup (NIB) in a dual VIO Server environment? As compared to Intel, what feature of POWER7 processor technology permits more efficient processor core utilization to support highly threaded applications? Comparing the POVVER7+ 750 with the Power 760, which of the following differentiates the systems? A customer is considering adding more workloads to their production 6-core Power 720. The server already has several IBM i LPARs with dedicated resources. What information would help the technical representative determine the upgrade configuration needed? A customer is evaluating solutions for IT service management, cloud and virtualization management, asset and facilities management. Which of the following IBM software brands should be recommended? A customer is planning to add a large number of NES clients to their environment, and is concerned about response time. Which of the following is a primary consideration when adding NFS clients? A customer who plans to purchase a pair of Power 740 systems is researching which operating system would best fit the needs of the organization. Much of the corporate workload will be based on many instances of databases. Which of the following operating systems includes a built-in database? The micropartitioning technology changed with the announcement of POWER77+. Due to this change, what is the new minimum number of processing units required for an LPAR? An AIX 6 customer wants to know how long IBM will provide new fixes for a given AIX Technology Level (TL). The current IBM strategy is to provide what length of support to customers with SWMA? A customer plans to deploy a 24x7 application, and is evaluating prospective solutions based on which would offer the highest level of application availability. Which of the following solutions should be presented to the customer for consideration? Which of the following applications is available on PowerLinux and not on AIX? A customer would like to efficiently manage the WebSphere Application Server software licensing costs of an uncapped partition in a shared processor pool. Which of the following should be set appropriately? How many times can a standard request for Trial Capacity on Demand be performed for a Power 770? An IBM i customer wants to purchase a POWER7+ 720 with all internal disk. To support future requirements, eight 300GB disks in a RAID-5 array are needed. Performance of these disks must be the same as eight 140GB disks. Which of the following can be used to verify this? A customer wants to consolidate workloads which require AIX 5.3 onto a POWER7+ 770. The customer is comparing rPerfs to determine the size of the system. Which of the following needs to be considered when determining the system size using rPerfs? A customer is interested in virtualizing their environment. PowerVM and VMware are the products whose hypervisors are best suited for their existing infrastructure. Which advantage of PowerVM over VMware will most benefit their environment? A customer has a 4-core POWERS 550 with 8 internal 300GB SCSI disks. The main workload is a highly-threaded Java application, for which they want to reduce the response time. How can the customer resolve the issue? A customer is managing a Power 720 with dual VIO Servers with a 7310-CR4 HMC. A PS701 blade which requires Active Memory Expansion (AME) will be added to the environment. Existing resources must be reused as much as possible. Which of the following supports the configuration? A customer is comparing RAS features between a POWER7+740 and 750. Which of the following is available only for a POWER7+750? Which of the following scenarios would benefit from the implementation of Shared Storage Pools as a disk storage virtualization solution? When utilizing dual VIO Servers, what protocol simplifies management for the system administrator in a Fibre Channel SAN environment? A customer is considering upgrading the SEA adapter in the VIQ Server from a 1Gb Ethernet adapter to a 10Gb Ethernet adapter. Which action should be considered for optimal performance? A client wants to purchase a POWER77+ server with the following requirements: - Two PCIe 12X I/O drawers - Partition scalability to 320 LPAPs Which system supports the client needs?