C4040-251 - Power Systems with POWER8 Scale-out Technical Sales Skills V1
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The shared storage pool (SSP) was established in Cluster Aware AIX (CAA) Which of the following can provide the kind of high-value features ?
client logical partition memory thin provisioning (Thin provisioning).
Which of the following Linux distributions supports Little Endian (LE) on POWERS processor- based?
A customer consolidated several environments running IBM i, Linux and AIX into an S824. Now the system's installed memory is insufficient. The customer believes that the Active Memory Expansion feature may resolve the memory issue. Which of the following operating systems is capable of using the compression and decompression technology to resolve the issue?
In addition to the media slot , S824 GEC also integrates Which of the following ?
(6) USB port
A mirrored rootvg internal disk, hdisk1, has failed and must be replaced. The remaining mirrored disk, hdisk0, is intact and functioning normally. What is the correct sequence of actions?
unmirrorvg rootvg hdisk1 reducevg roolvg hdisk1 rmdev -I hdisk1 -d physically replace hdisk1 cfgmgr extendvg rootvg hdisk1 mirroivg rootvg Run a bosboot on both disks
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has the following requirements to meet compliance: - "Secure audit trails so they cannot be altered." - "Verify that current audit trail files are protected from unauthorized modifications via access control mechanisms, physical segregation, and network segregation." Which Power SC offering will support these requirements?
A customer is interested in migrating Little Endian (LE) Linux workloads to POWERS servers running PowerKVM. Which Linux distribution will satisfy the requirement?
A customer wants to install a POWER8 tower system at a remote site. The system will run Red Hat Linux. Which system is the best option for the requirement?
Customers want to have a mix of the S824 SSD and HDD, using the extended functions ( 18 disks ) backplane (EJOP), and do not want to use the Easy Tier feature. How to achieve ?
on SSD and HDD ARRAY different configurations.
Which Power Systems tool uses published benchmark data to create a simple cost comparison between Scale-out and x86 servers?
Server Consolidation Tool
There are 20 partitions on the customer's Power8 system , want to allocate additional storage from non- IBM SAN to each partition. License fees for all partitions drivers and multi-path software beyond the current budget. Which one of the following technologies will meet their demands in the budget ?
What provides a comparison of Power Systems to competitors for applications?
An IT manager plans to purchase a new Power 770 System with multiple LPARs. This company previously had a bad experience with a non-IBM solution that was missing several necessary hardware components when first acquired. Which resource below emulates an LPAR configuration and validates that the planned partitions are valid?
Systems Planning Tool
A customer running AIX wants to run DB2 on a new S824 server with uncapped partitions. The customer has licensed DB2 for 15 of the 24 active cores and will use it in multiple partitions. How can the customer ensure that DB2 does not exceed the number of licenses purchased?
Use a 15-core shared processor pool for the DB2 partitions.
A customer is willing to consolidate several servers running Oracle and DB2 databases from several departments on a single server, while keeping them administratively separate. They are concerned about licensing after consolidation, because they are not willing to pay for Oracle licenses for the cores running DB2 and pay for DB2 licenses on cores running Oracle. What would be the best method to handle this situation, to make the environment compliant and achieve the customer demands?
Create two Shared Processor Pools, one for Oracle and another for DB2, and consolidate the servers on distinct LPARs on the corresponding pool
Which of the following Power Systems servers offer Capacity on Demand (CoD)?
Power 770, 780, 795
What is a characteristic of virtualizing workloads?
Resources must be shared or dedicated.
The cfgmgr command appears to be taking an excessive time to complete. The administrator was able to quit the command and return to the command prompt. The administrator does not have access to the managing HMC and unable to check for any LED codes. How else can the cause of the observed delay be determined?
Re-issue the command with the W flag.
What is the main function of the P0WER8 CAPI feature?
It increases the clock frequency speed.
A customer has a 4-node cluster serving a few different applications. The storage requirements are not clearly defined and would be very unpredictable. How would shared storage pools benefit this customer?
They reduce the time and effort needed to allocate storage.
A customer has a Power System S824 server with the following components: · (1) 8-core 4.15 GHz POWER8 processor · (1)8 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Port Fibre Channel adapter · (1) PCIe2 Quad Port 1GbE adapter · PowerVM Standard Edition · (1) VIO Server using one core, and (7) guest LPARs each using one core The customer needs to add a redundant VIO Server and implement another three LPARs, each with one core. In addition to one 8 Gigabit PCI Express Dual Port Fibre Channel adapter, which of the followingcomponents must be ordered to satisfy the minimum requirement?
(1) 8-core POWER8 processor (1) PCIe2 Quad Port 1GbE adapter (8) licenses of PowerVM Standard EdiHon
Which of the following statements correctly describes a difference between the S814 and S824?
The S814 has one socket and the S824 has up to two sockets
A customer is setting up two new partitions where IBM i is hosting the storage. The customer's high priority is to complete the backups to physical tape as fast as possible, while automating the movement of the single tape library between the partitions Tape library functions are needed for the backup. Which combination of storage virtualization will achieve the customer's backup priority''
Larger virtual disk units and a SAS adapter on each partition, with dual SAS adapter on the tape library.
What is used to provide basic deployment and management firmware updates, host monitoring and Virtual Machine templates of PowerKVM hosts from a GUI?
A customer wants to use SAN FlashCopy with Geographic Mirroring to synchronize an IBM i application between two sites. It is required that the application can be halted and moved to the remote system without disrupting other applications. Which of the following describes a required application characteristic to support these requirements?
The application code and data must reside in an IBM i Independent Auxiliary Storage Pool (ASP).
Which TWO groups of actions will create a CDROM file system for device cd0 and mount this on /cdfs? (Select 2)
Define cd0 mount point as /cdfs in file /etc/cdromd.conf startsrc -s cdromd cdmount cd0
crfs-vcdrfs-pro-d'cd0'-mVcdfs' mount /cdfs
A customer needs faster response time from their database server and is considering purchasing POWERS. They are familiar with Easy Tier, and have heard that they can use it locally on some servers. Which feature(s) would enable this function?
Enhanced backplane (EJOP)
Customers are migrating from the Power7 to Power8 systems. In the new VIO server environment, they want to use storage multipathing client logical partition. Customers should use something to meet their requirements ?
What is the minimum HMC model required to manage POWER7 or POWER7+ servers?
Which of the following statements is true regarding CAPI?
CAPI allows supported third party CPUs (Oracle, Intel, AMD, etc.) to be installed to speed up processing of specific workloads such as big data, compression or Java.
A prospective customer is running a database application that cannot be upgraded. They plan to replace it with a DB2-based server environment that can scale in the future. The prospect has asked why anyone would choose Power Systems servers when Intel-based servers cost less. Which of the following is an effective response?
Power Systems servers offer a lower TCO due to greater processor power, virealization technologies and both horizontal and vertical growth.
Compared with 720 quad-core , four -core S814 What added to the standard features to improve RAS capabilities ?
An AIX customer wants to be sure they can update their SAN multipath drivers with a minimal amount of risk, while still being able to perform Live Partition Mobility operations. Which disk connectivity technology supports these requirements?
A customer needs a new server for their database currently running on a 16-core POWER7 4.1 GHz based server. Oracle has informed the customer that their SPARC T5 based servers are best suited for running databases, because the SPARC T5 has eight threads per core, while the current servers only allow for up to four threads per core. Which of the following statements could be correctly used to repudiate the Oracle claim?
The number of threads cannot guarantee better performance. Servers based on POWERS have better per core performance in benchmarks when compared to SPARC T5 based servers.
Where can customers find details of IBM plans and commitments for future investment, support and development for Power Systems?
Roadmaps and Executive Briefing Center
A customer would like a Scale-out server solution with eight cores. They require three partitions. Each partition needs redundant LAN and SAN adapters. Which solution supports the minimum requirement?
(2) 146GB disk drives (2) 4-port LAN (2) 4-port SAN adapters (1) VIO Server
A prospective customer who is considering Power Systems has a very small staff and wants to run a CRM application. What operating system should be proposed?
IBM i because of its operational characteristics
A customer wants to consolidate AIX, Linux and IBM i workloads. They are also thinking about Analytic applications and a small-to-mid-size database. Which of the following servers satisfies the customer's requirements?
An administrator is required to implement resource control for a running system WPAR called "skippy'. Which flag of the chwpar command will set the CPU Resource control limits for this WPAR to a minimum of 8%. a desired of 35% and a maximum of 45%?
chwpar-r PROC=8%-35%,45% skippy
SAN team hopes customers will easily be able to map each LUN to a specific WWPN for each client logical partition on the Power8 server. Which technology should be implemented to meet the requirements?
A customer wants to have an AIX PowerHA cluster span two sites separated by 100 kilometers. Which option will span the two sites?
PowerHA SystemMirror Enterprise Edition
What are key considerations when planning for Live Application Mobility?
That the WPAR is checkpointable and both global environments are on the same subnet
Which tape backup option is supported for migration from a POWER6 520 with a SCSI attached external LTO-3 tape drive to a POWER8 S814, and is read compatible with LTO-3?
Add an SAS adapter and external LTO-5 tape drive.
What virtualization management solution will allow a customer to implement Ubuntu, Red Hat and SUSE distributions on POWERS scale-out servers?
Which of the following is a stand-alone offering in the PowerSC family, that provides a consolidated view of the virtual data center VM network isolation landscape?
A customer is ordering a 4-core S814 with the following partitions. The default processor pool will be used. · An IBM i partition capped at 1.0 processors. · A second IBM i partition capped at 0.5 processors. · An AIX partition capped at 0.5 processors. · A Linux partition capped at 0 5 processors. How many IBM i processor licenses are required to support this configuration?
Which components of PowerKVM provide I / O virtualization ?
A customer wants to move from an IBM Power 740 to an IBM Power S824. The 740 contains: (4) disks in the CEC (10) disks in a FC #5802 (I/O drawer with disks) (12)disks in a EXP12S (24) disks in a EXP24S How many disks can be reused with the S824'? How many disks can be reused with the S824?
An administrator needs to list/query the security attributes for the WPAR syswpar1. Which command will do this?
Which tool will help create a strong ROI case for a server consolidation opportunity?