000-781 - PureFlex Technical Support V1

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Which of the following documents is designed to mitigate risk during a PureFlex installation? A customer wants to deploy a cloud environment using POWER7. They have no experience with the PureFlex environment. Their solution will start out with one chassis and grow to three over time. The solution needs top of the rack switching and redundant fabrics with the first chassis. Avoiding down time is critical and the chassis must be delivered pre-cabled direct from IBM. Which of the following approaches addresses these needs at lowest cost? A customer is preparing to move their data and applications to a cloud environment. They are going to use a provider servers, storage and networkA customer is preparing to move their data and applications to a cloud environment. They are going to use a provider? servers, storage and network resources, but will continue to manage the environment themselves. This is an example of which of the following? A customer is contemplating two POWER-based solutions; one using IBM BladeCenter PS704 blades and another using IBM PureFlex p460 Compute Nodes. Processing power is a key customer factor. Which of the following attributes would make an IBM PureFlex solution attractive over IBM BladeCenter? A customer is considering a PureFlex Express. The customer wants redundant high speed Ethernet and redundant native Fibre Channel. Which of the following is the minimum number of switch bays required and number of switch bays remaining available for expansion? A customer is considering a PureFlex Standard solution. Which of the following is included in the five day IBM Lab Services engagement? How are the management networks of two PureFlex chassis interconnected? A PureFlex technical specialist is planning a deployment of IBM PureFlex Power Compute Nodes. Which of the following must be considered when selecting DIMM profiles for each Compute Node? An existing IBM customer is evaluating PureFlex. They want to know their best option to manage. Which of the following should be recommended? A customer has EMC storage and wants to transition to PureFlex storage. Which of the following V7000 features meets this customer requirement? A local retail customer is planing to expand their business and is interested in an IBM integrated solution with pre-configured and pre-integrated hardware and software. The customer has a small IT staff and limited knowledge of how to deploy applications on the web, they have turned to IBM to help them with this situation. Which of the following offerings meets these requirements? A customer intends to buy a second FlexSystem solution. When is a TDA required? Why is Layer 2 failover used with virtual NIC teaming? A PureFlex prospect wants all the services below. Which of the following activities must be covered by a separate services contract in addition to the standard Lab Services offering? Which is an advantage of the 10Gb Scalable Switch module over the 10Gb Ethernet Pass-thru module? A PureFlex Express Ed?on prospect has a need for several very small partitions. Which of the following is the minimum percentage of a core needed to define an LPAR in a PureFlex Compute Node using PowerVM? When is PureFlex the best solution for a customer to consolidate servers , reduce complexity and sprawl, and lower the total cost of ownership? A large customer has a mix of several Power and x86 nodes. Virtual machine management is very important. What is appropriate minimum PureFlex bundle that includes these functions? A PureFlex prospect is concerned about rack capacity on their single rack configuration. Which of the following is the maximum number of PureFlex chassis that fit in this configuration? A PureFlex customer running many AIX 6.1 TL06 instances needs to maintain current system performance while reducing the data center footprint. Which data gathering tool would help determine the minimum amount of Power Compute Nodes required? What is maximum wattage for the power supplies in the PureFlex chassis? A customer is considering moving his data to a PureFlex System. Which of the following tools provides ROI? Design criteria dictate the use of SAN pass-thru now and the ability to upgrade to full fabric capability later. Which of the following is the most cost effective way to accomplish this? An x86 only customer running only vSphere is looking at the PureFlex family. Management is very important and they want to implement a self service portal. Which of the following is the minimum appropriate PureFlex solution for this customer? A prospect is interested in a PureFlex and must have storage network redundancy using Fibre Channel. The customer needs one switch bay open for future use. Which is the minimum PureFlex offering that meets these requirements? A customer has a DS5100 and would like to keep his existing storage. Which of the following V7000 features on the PureFlex system allows them to do this? A prospect is interested in a PureFlex and must have storage network redundancy using Fibre Channel . The customer needs one switch bay open for future use. Which is the minimum PureFlex offering that meets these requirements? Which of the following is the maximum number of power supplies can be installed in one PureFlex Chassis? Which of the following PureFlex competitors sell only x86 servers in their Integrated offering? A customer is moving their IBM i environment to PureFlex, and they want to know how they can attach the V7000 disk. Which of the folllowing is correct? Which of the following IBM services are provided at no additional charge with PureFlex Express, Standard and Enterprise? What risk should be identified during a Pre-Sale TDA for the recovery of the FSM? A customer decided to move their payroll and CRM to an external cloud hosted environment. Which of the following describes this environment? The IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis provides options for N+1 and N+N power supply redundancy. Aside from redundancy, which of the following characteristics provides additional cooling resilience? A customer is discussing PSU redundancy alternatives. Which is an advantage of N+1 over N+N for PSU redundancy? A customer wants to know what the disk layout will be in the Storwiz v7000 with PureFlex. Which of the following tools should they use? An initial design created a PureFlex system with four p260 compute nodes for a customer with existing Power Systems that are virtualized with dual VIO servers. The customer states that dual VIO servers are required for all Power Systems. What should be done to ensure the compute nodes have dual VIO servers? A customer states a requirement for movement of running RHEL partitions between p24L Compute Nodes. Which selection will enable this capability? A customer has issues updating their current IBM servers, network, and storage stack. They are not yet on PureFlex. Which of the following should the customer leverage to lessen this issue? A customer has ordered their first PureFlex Standard system. They plan to have the current x86 administrators manage the system which will contain both Intel and Power Compute Nodes. The application runs 24 x 7. Which of the following items should be included in the implementation plan? A prospective customer is looking to upgrade their existing x86 and Unix infrastructure. They would like ease of implementation and the new system to have access to their existing EMC/IBM SAN and allow connectivity to their 1GbE Switches while at the same time capable of FCoE at 10GbE bandwidth. They are considering IBM PureFlex System and UCS vBlock for this project. Which of the following statements is true? Which of the following is the minimum number of power supplies for a PureFlex Standard Edition? A customer wants to deploy a cloud environment using POWER7 . They have no experience with the PureFiex enviroment. Their solution will start out with one chassis and grow to three over time. The solution needs top of the rack switching and redundant fabrics with the first chassis. Avoiding down time is critical and the chassis must be delivered pre-cabled direct from IBM. Which of the following approaches addresses these needs at lowest cost? A local retail customer is planning to expand their business and is interested in an IBM integrated solution with pre-configured and pre-integrated hardware and software. The customer has a small IT staff and limited knowledge of how to deploy applications on the web, they have turned to IBM to help them with this situation. Which of the following offerings meets these requirements? A customer has a legacy x86 deployment on physical servers. What benefit do server hypervisors such as VMware offer to preserve legacy workloads? A customer is interested in virtualizing their lightly used Power servers onto a PureFlex node. There are four active CPUs on their PureFlex POWER7 node, Which of the following is the maximum number of LPARs that can be started when they virtualize with PowerVM? Which of the following Oracle product offerings compete head-to-head vs. PureApplication Systems? An x86 only customer running only vSphere is looking at the PureFlex family. Management is very important and they want to implement a self-service portal. Which of the following is the minimum appropriate PureFlex solution for this customer? A Power System customer is considering a PureFlex. The PureFlex technical specialist wants a simple way to document their system from the HMC. Which of the following GUI options will produce this information? A PureFlex prospect has separate server, storage and network teams that communicate only through department managers. Which of the following network technologies would present the largest risk to a successful implementation?