000-225 - Power Systems with POWER7 and AIX Technical Sales Skills -v2
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A customer is interested in High Performance Computing, and considering a Power 775 server. Which of the following is a primary consideration in the decision making process?
Whether their environment supports water cooled servers
What are the primary factors to be considered when evaluating the bandwidth requirements of an application?
Number of messages per second Average message size
To improve an OLAP application response times a customer requires a SAN-attached SSD storage solution with microsecond latency and highest density per rack. Which of the following supports these requirements?
How is SuSe Linux Enterprise Server 11 licensed on Power Systems servers?
A customer is purchasing a 6-core Power 720 with 1 1TB of storage to implement a new product line. The customer has one rack with 5U available for the solution, and does not own a SAN. Which solution supports the storage requirements for this customer?
1 GX++ adapter 1 EXP30 SSD disk drawer
A customer wants to provide automatic fail over capability, with minimal or no data loss, from an application running on a Power Systems server to another server located within 10 kilometers. Both servers are attached to local storage and the two sites are interconnected only with high speed communication links. What approach should be adopted to support the requirement?
A customer plans to purchase 4 new Power 770 servers and will create up to 50 AIX LPARs. In order to be able to implement AMS and LPM. Which PowerVM Edition will the customer need?
A client is considering implementing PowersC into their current AIX 7.1 environment, Providing a secure virtualization layer through a Trusted Firewall is the main priority. Which Edition of PowerSO supports the requirement?
Which of the following describes how Active Memory Sharing works?
Virtualizes memory in a shared memory pool; hypervisor automatically moves physical memory between LPARs
The distribution of entitled capacity among virtual processors in a micro-partition depends on which of the following?
The number of active virtual processors in the partition
A customer plans to purchase 2 new Power 720 servers. The customer is interested in implementing shared processor pools and shared storage pools. Which is the minimum PowerVM Edition that will support this customer's needs?
Which AIX Security option provides three layers of access control: Discretionary Access Control (DAC), Mandatory Access Control (MAC) and Mandatory Integrity Control (MIC)?
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?
Which of the following products can move an application between servers while the application is running?
Workload Partition Manager
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?
Ethernet network infrastructure
AIX Profile Manager is a tool used for managing which of the following?
Runtime configuration profiles
A customer needs to keep AIX 5.2 running in their environment, but they want to run on POWER7 hardware. What is the best method to accomplish this task?
A customer is buying 2 Power 740 systems and needs to use Live Application Mobility and Versioned WPAR5. Which of the following should be included with the system?
AIX Enterprise Edition AIX 5.2 or 5.3 Workload Partitions for AIX
A customer has EMC storage and wants to virtualize all SAN disks, including SAN boot disks, to 20 client LPARs of a Power 770. The following requirements must also be included: - Live Partition Mobility will be used - A SAN tape library will be provisioned for one client LPAR - SAN licensing costs must be minimized Which option supports these requirements?
vSCSI for 20 clients plus NPIV for 1 client
Which of the following helps make GPES file systems highly available?
Ability to configure multiple paths to data
A customer has an LPAR with 10GB of dedicated memory allocated to it. The customer has a requirement to run an application which needs 11GB of memory. Which technology enables the customer to run the application without adding memory to the LPAP?
Active Memory Expansion
A client has recently purchased an IBM Flex System with several p460 nodes and p260 nodes. What IBM tool is required to manage the Power System nodes?
Flex System Manager (FSM)
Which of the following permits scheduled collection of memory and processor utilization data for a managed system?
Hardware Management Console (HMC)
A client would like to manage and monitor a group of servers as a system pool. Which VMControl Edition is required?
Which of the following is an advantage of system WPARs over application WPARs?
User and group isolation
What memory optimization feature or technique will be beneficial to a customer whose AIX applications experience peaks in memory usage at different times during the day?
Active Memory Sharing
Which operating system feature distinguishes AIX from Solaris and HP-UX?
Object Database Manager
What is a potential advantage of vSCSI over NPIV?
Minimized cost of vendor multi-path software
A customer has a mix of POWER5, POWER6, and POWER7 systems and wants to measure and control the power utilization. What is needed to support this requirement?
Intelligent PDU (iPDU) Active Energy Manager
A customer plans to purchase 2 Power 740 servers, and run 10 Red Hat Linux partitions on each server. How many Red Hat licenses are required?
A customer plans to purchase a new Power 770 server. The customer needs to support WPARs, application mobility, and manage compliance policies. Which of the following is the most cost effective way to support the customer requirements?
AIX Enterprise Edition
How is AIX licensing and upgrade entitlement packaged?
A customer is buying 2 Power 740 systems and needs to use Live Application Mobility and 8 Versioned WPAR5. Which of the following should be included with the system?
AIX Enterprise Edition AIX 5.2 or 5.3 Workload Partitions for AIX
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?
Approximately 3 years if the customer is running TL6 or later
A customer would like to implement a two-node PowerHA cluster using two Power 740 servers. A major requirement is for shared storage to support up to 400,000 IOPS. What storage should be considered?
AIX licensing for a Power Systems server is based on which of the following factors?
Cores, processor group, and Edition
A Power Systems customer wants to remove software based replication from their environment and replicate data between DS8000 systems at two sites 350km apart. What is necessary to support this requirement?
A customer is considering upgrading the SEA in the VIO Server (VIOS) from a 1Gb adapter to a 10Gb adapter. Which of the following is unaffected by the upgrade?
Client virtual adapter definitions
A customer has a POWER6 570 with 64GB of memory running dual VIO Servers on internal disks. The Host Ethernet Adapter is set to promiscuous mode and assigned to the VIO Servers. The customer is migrating to a Power 740 and wants a similar VIO Sewer configuration. Which Power 740 feature should be configured to support the VIO Sewer environment?
Split backplane feature
What tool must be used to collect performance data for problem reporting to IBM when an AIX performance problem is suspected?
A customer has been running PowerHA 6.1, and is interested in upgrading to PowerHA 7.1 Standard Edition. What change to the product affects how the solution is implemented?
A customer owns two EMC Symmetrix storage units. They are adding 4 new Power 770 servers to their environment. The customer also wants to virtualize their existing storage and add 5TB of Solid State Drives to increase performance for existing AIX and Linux LPARs. Which single product will address all aspects of the customer's requirements?
A prospective client is interested in running SAP on Linux. Which of the following would make Linux on Power a better solution than Linux on x86?
Threads per core
What distinguishes micro-partitions from dedicated-processor partitions?
A prospective customer is interested in running critical Linux workloads. Why should the customer choose Linux on Power versus Linux on a competitive x86 solution?
Reliability, Availability & Serviceability
Comparing AlXand Linux, in which of the following situations should Linux on Power be suggested?
Open source community support
An LPAR has three virtual processors allocated. What is the maximum quantity of physical processors that could be consumed by this LPAR?
A client is configuring an LPAR that will participate in a shared processor pool: - The shared processor pool contains 8 cores - The LPAR entitled processing capacity is 3 processing units - The workload is highly threaded, and uses SMT4 What is the maximum number of virtual processors that will ensure optimal performance?
What PowerSC feature provides a mechanism to prevent an attacker, who has gained unauthorized access to an LPARI from deleting evidence records of the source of intrusion?
Which physical processors are initially part of the default shared processor pool?
All active physical processors