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Exam 143-130

Cut Score
63% or More
BCAF Exam
55Questions
Duration
90minutes

As a Brocade Certified Architect for FICON, you must be able to understand IBM System z I/O concepts, demonstrate knowledge of Brocade Director and switching SAN components and FICON extension, design, install, configure, maintain, and manage Brocade hardware and software products for local and long distance environments.

OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Architecture

  • Describe System z host, I/O channel subsystem, and FICON protocol architecture
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of System z channel I/O system configuration
  • Describe System z I/O, channel, and CUP interdependencies

Design Considerations

  • Given a scenario, describe Single Director vs. Cascaded Director design requirements
  • Given a scenario, describe scalability considerations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Virtual Fabrics
  • Given a scenario, describe the factors that influence FICON performance
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of High Availability (HA) and disaster recovery solutions
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of FICON and FCP intermix configurations
  • Demonstrate knowledge of extension solutions

Implementation

  • Describe basic FICON installation best practices
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate the ability to implement a cascaded FICON solution in a pure Fabric OS environment

Management

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to use Brocade tools to manage FICON solutions
  • Describe the benefits and uses of FICON CUP
  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of firmware and configuration management tools

Maintenance

  • Given a scenario, demonstrate knowledge of tools used for problem determination

TARGET AUDIENCE

This certification is designed for storage administrators, mainframe and SAN administrators, system administrators, Mainframe and SAN architects, and systems and sales engineers involved in the design, deployment, and management of Brocade products in a FICON environment.

HOW TO REGISTER

This certification is designed for storage administrators, mainframe and SAN administrators, system administrators, Mainframe and SAN architects, and systems and sales engineers involved in the design, deployment, and management of Brocade products in a FICON environment.

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