SNV10BDG: IBM Spectrum Virtualize - Advanced Cluster Concepts

IBM Systems Training

on February 14, 2022


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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

IBM Spectrum Virtualize represents the software engine of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC). This is a series of modules to learn and utilize this software.

Duration in Hours ⌚


Content Description

This module focus on advanced cluster features for maintaining high availability in configuration/metadata recovery, system fail-overs and system upgrades.

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course.


Upon completion of this course you should be able to:

Describe the concept of a quorum configuration

Identify the characteristics of the N_Port ID Virtualization

Identify the characteristics of a hot spare/standby node

Describe the concept of node failover

Describe the benefit of performing system upgrade with spare nodes


Quorum devices

N-Port ID Virtualization Book

Hot Spare/Standby nodes Book

Node failover Book

System Upgrades Book

Exercise: System firmware upgrade


This course is for IBM personnel, IBM Business Partners, IT consultants and customers who are assessing and/or planning to deploy IBM System San Volume Controller Storage solutions and are interested in learning more on IBM Spectrum Virtualization.

Skill Level


Labs? 💻



spectrum virtualization; snv10dg; snv10adg; SVC


IBM Spectrum Virtualize for the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SNV10G)



None specified.

Follow-on Courses


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