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Which DFSMSsms construct is used to control the Selective Dual Copy function? An IBM System z customer wants to identify the following: UNIT=AFF usage UNIT=(TAPE,2)usage Jobs Re-mounting same volser How many drives are being used? How many GBs are being transferred? How many tape mounts are being done? Which tool should the customer use to accomplish this? A customer using a TS3500 Tape Library wants to add an application running in an AIX environment to their tape environment. What is the best resource to verify support for this application in an AIX environment? How many IBM 3953 Tape Systems can share one IBM TS3500 Tape Library? A customer has an IBM 3494 Tape Library with IBM 3590-H1A Tape Drives for both production and development tape processing. The current company standard for the number of tape copies is: Production Tape: two local copies on separate physical volumes Development Tape: one copy The customer plans to migrate the tape workload to a single cluster IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine with TS1130 Tape Drives. What should be used to continue to manage the workload on the TS7700 Virtualization Engine in the same manner? A customer wants a minimum number of native tape drives, physical cartridges, and physical movement of cartridges to support their mainframe tape vaulting environment. Which software solution will meet these requirements? An IBM System z customer runs IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) on a mainframe as a backup tool for Microsoft Windows 2003 clients. The customer's environment includes a Sun server. What is the best method to integrate the Sun server into the storage management environment? A tape specialist must review the configuration of a proposed enterprise z/OS IBM System Storage TS7700 Virtualization Engine. What should the tape specialist review FIRST? Which publication contains the most complete information and examples for defining the appropriate DFSMS constructs for an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine? Where can the latest IBM tape product performance White Papers be found? A customer is running multiple AIX server applications that require tapes to be ejected daily. This causes application delays. What can reduce the amount of time the applications must wait for the tapes to be ejected? An OS/390 customer wants to automate the current IBM 3490 manual tape operation and to improve DR tape operation. The current tape applications include application file backup, volume dump, DFSMShsm ML2 and dump. The customer can only afford to have an IBM Tape Library with an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine and IBM TS1120 Tape Drives at the local production site and rack-mounted IBM TS1120 Tape Drives at the DR site. Which application should be implemented to provide the most comprehensive offsite tape vaulting solution? Which criteria has the most effect for a high deduplication factor? When migrating workload from a 3592-J1A to an IBM TS1120 in a z/OS environment, what must be checked for device support? What reduces the number of usable cartridge slots in the 3584-L53 frame of an IBM TS3500 Tape Library? Which Library Manager construct defines the TS7700 Grid Copy Consistency Point Policies? A Windows and AIX customer has expressed concern about the time it takes to restore their hosts after a data outage due to hardware failure. Which of the following would address that concern? In addition to support for LTO drives, which tape drives does the IBM Systems Storage TS3500 Tape Library support? To allow for investment protection, what is an advantage of the IBM System Storage TS1130 Tape Drive over the IBM System Storage TS1040 LTO Tape Drive? What is the native data transfer rate of the IBM TS1130 Tape Drive? Field Engineering has been unable to resolve reliability problems with an IBM TS1120 Tape Drive. Which action does the client representative take to resolve the situation? Which resource contains the most current information on ISV support of IBM tape products? What is the MAXIMUM number of open systems hosts that can be attached to the IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library? Which compression method is used by the IBM 3592-E05 drive? What will allow an existing B20 VTS to be directly upgraded to an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine? A customer asks for a tape virtualization solution using the TS7700 Virtualzation Engine. The customer requires the solution to provide disaster recovery and high availability. Which configuration fulfills all of the customer's requirements? A customer wants to be informed when new levels of IBM tape device drivers are available. What should the technical specialist recommend to the customer? Which activity is a customer responsibility during setup of the IBM 3953 Library Manager attached to an IBM System Storage TS7700 Virtual Tape Server? What is a symptom of IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine throttling? Which software component is necessary to update the Tape Configuration Database in a system- managed tape environment? What needs to be considered when merging two existing IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine Clusters into a TS7700 Grid configuration? A customer is configuring a virtual tape z/OS environment. The customer wants to limit throughput and does not want to pay for any unused capacity. What does IBM tape technology provide this customer that STK VSM5 does not? A customer's environment consists of an IBM System z running z/OS, with six manually operated tape drives. In addition, two open systems servers are attached to a Tivoli Storage Manager server with DLT tape drives. The customer wants a consolidated tape solution for the whole environment. What is the most cost-effective solution? A customer has an IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library with four frames, each populated with nine IBM TS1120 Tape Drives, all attached to open systems servers. The customer needs to add twelve more drives, four of which will be attached to a 3592 C06 in a 3953 F05 frame. If no additional slots are required, what is the minimum number of additional TS3500 frames required to support this upgrade? Which media specification is recommended for a logical volume in an IBM System Storage TS7700 Virtualization Engine? Which function is NOT provided by IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) running on the IBM System z with z/OS? A customer's dump window is shrinking. To reduce dump job times, the customer is evaluating a TS7700 Virtualization Engine. Which tool should be used to model the new hardware solution? A customer has a single-frame IBM TS3500 Tape Library with 12 IBM TS1030 LTO Tape Drives. The customer wants to add two drives and increase tape capacity to at least 300 cartridges at the lowest possible cost. Which MES should be recommended to the customer? Which component in an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine environment manages the stacked volumes? A customer has a z/OS V1R12 environment and wants to implement IBM TS1130 tape encryption using Integrated Cryptographic Service Facility (ICSF). Which encryption solution should the customer implement? A virtual tape library solution based on the TS7650G ProtecTIER Gateway has been proposed to a TSM customer with multiple TSM servers. A TS3500 tape library is currently attached to the TSM servers in a SAN environment. The storage specialist has been asked to address the customer's concern about the complexity of the solution. Which of the following should be the main focus of the discussion with the customer? Which feature does the IBM TS3500 Tape Library offer that the IBM TS3310 Tape Library does not? A tape operator inserts new cartridges into the IBM TS3500 Enterprise Tape Library. After insertion, the new volumes are in the ""unassigned"" state in the TS3500 Tape Library. What should the customer have done prior to inserting the cartridges to prevent this situation? A customer has implemented a single frame TS3500 Tape Library. Which component failure will cause all backup and restore operations to fail? A customer with an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine is experiencing increasing job run times. Which tool should be used FIRST to diagnose the problem? What is the best tool to use when determining the capacity for a new IBM TS3500 Tape Library? A Business Partner has been asked to provide a customer briefing on the latest tape technology available from IBM and its competitors. Which resources can be used to obtain current information and presentation materials? A customer has an IBM TotalStorage VTS Model B20 with maximum cache, four FICON channels, and eight IBM 3592 drives installed. While overall performance is excellent, it degrades significantly during the later stages of batch processing when tape output peaks. After performance analysis it has been determined that the bandwidth requirement during batch processing exceeds the sustained data rate of the VTS. Which upgrade is most likely to resolve this problem? A customer has four IBM 3592 Tape Drive Model J1A devices in an IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library. The customer wants to upgrade the four drives to IBM TS1120 Tape Drives. After the upgrade, which action will increase capacity, with a minimum investment of time and money? What is the best tool to assist in the ongoing capacity planning of an IBM TS7700 Virtualization Engine?