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IBM PureFlex System Implementation Services

IBM PureFlex System overview

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Unit objectives
After completing this unit, you should be able to:
Summarize features of IBM PureFlex System Express and
Enterprise Editions
Identify the hardware and software options for IBM PureFlex
System Editions
Summarize the factory configurations of PureFlex System
Editions related to operating systems, SmartCloud Entry,
Ethernet networking, and storage networking
List the tasks performed as part of PureFlex System
implementation services

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IBM PureFlex System topics


IBM PureFlex System overview
Software options for IBM PureFlex System
Networking in IBM PureFlex System
IBM PureFlex System services overview

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IBM PureFlex System: Starting editions


Flexibility and simplicity extend across different sizes
Express

Enterprise

Management Node
(Standard)

Management Node
(Advanced)

Base networking
(1/10Gb, FC)

HA 10 Gb, FC

(Power) HA TOR

Storage

Storage

Rack and Chassis

Rack and Chassis

Base warranty
+ Microcode
Analysis

SmartCloud Entry

WSU 24x7
+ Microcode Analysis (2)
+ 24x7 Acct Advocate

Selectable Node: Power or


X-Architecture compute
node + Operating System +
Virtualization

Infrastructure
for small and
midsize businesses.
Most affordable
entry point
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Selectable Node: 2 Power


or X-Architecture compute
node + Operating System +
Virtualization

Infrastructure for
scalable cloud
deployments.
Redundancy for
resilient operation

IBM PureFlex System roadmap

Factory pre-packaged
systems
Bundled LBS install
service

Added equipment
options with factory
pre-packaging
Unbundled LBS
install service
BP install services
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No Standard Edition
offering
Added equipment
options with factory prepackaging

PureFlex System enhancements: 4Q12


Hardware

Triplex door
Flex System V7000 with FC interconnect
Flex System x220
Flex System x440
Flex System p260 POWER7+
IBM FC5022 16 Gb FC switch
IBM FC5022 16 Gb FC adapter (xNode)
30/32 AMP single phase power: Single chassis

Software
FSM SW updates with enhanced features

Factory integration updates


Fibre Channel connectivity options
Lab Services optional (default is on) per user
needs (BP value add)
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PureFlex System enhancements: 4Q13


Hardware

Flex System p270


Flex System x222
IBM EN6131 40 Gb Ethernet switch
IBM SI4093 10 Gb System Interconnect module
IBM FC5172 2 pt 16 Gb FC adapter (xNode)
IBM FC5052 2 pt 16 Gb FC adapter
IBM FC5054 4 pt 16 Gb FC adapter
IBM EN6132 2 pt 40 Gb Eth adapter (xNode)
Dual VIOS ETE adapter (pNode)

Software

IVM/HMC support (pNode)


802.1Qbg support (pNode)
CMM enhancements
FSM enhancements

Factory integration updates


Express and Enterprise offerings

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IBM Flex System Manager v1.2 features


Centralized user management
Unique local address assignment
IBM FSM Explorer
Resource-based view of environment

Configuration patterns
Deploy compute node images
Guided storage setup
Manage System Storage page

Support for Flex System V7000


Support for DVS 5000 V and 802.1Qbg
Mobile System Management application

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IBM Flex System Manager v1.3 features

Support up to 16 chassis concurrently


FSM capacity utilization management
HW currency
Added view to all firmware levels
OS deployment supports five images
Mobile System Management enhancements

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IBM PureFlex System integration


Complete infrastructure stack up-and-running in hours
HW

Mgmt

Storage

Virtualization

Software

Network
Integration

Performed at IBM

Image
management

Cloud
Config

Apps

Performed at customers site

Hardware
- Physical installation of rack, chassis, switches, storage, and so forth
- Cabling of hardware components
Management
- Physical installation Management Node hardware
- Installation Management Node software
Storage
- Configure internal storage (if ordered) (Power)
- Configure V7000 (RAID, Arrays, Pools, LUNs, and so forth) (Power)
FC Switch
- Configure FC switch zoning
Virtualization
- Install virtualization SW (PowerVM (VIOS), VMware, KVM) (Power)
- Deploy virtualization Servers (Power)
Software
- Load SW Media Images in VIOS repository (Power)
- Install reference software stack (Power)
- Install OS and system software
- Install additional software
- Install SmartCloud Entry Manager and prerequisites

Network integration into client environment


- Configure solution into clients network
Image management
- Configure server and storage pools
- Capture reference stack and deploy virtual appliances
Cloud configuration
- Configure cloud services and environment
Application management
- Package applications and create virtual appliances
- Deploy application virtual appliances

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Hardware integration

Software Integration

Software integration for Power


Media images preloaded: Software installed and configured
Software components
integrated in IBM location
before system arrives at
customer site
Media images provided
Operating system installed
Virtualization configured
Ready for cloud
LPAR1 LPAR2

LPAR3

LPAR4

SW

SW

SW

OS

OS

OS

Virtual Server

Virtual Server

Virtual Server

Virtualization

VIOS

VIOS

OS

for
SCE

Networking

Compute

Storage

p460 example
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Storage

IBM PureFlex System: Minimum configuration


offerings
Minimum configuration
Rack
Chassis
Power Supplies / Fans

Express

Enterprise

42U, 25U, or No Rack

42U

Included

Included

2/4

2/4

Chassis Switches
- Ethernet
- FC

1 Gb Ethernet (2) or
10 Gb Ethernet (1 or 2)
16 Gb Brocade Fibre Channel (2)

TOR Switches
- Ethernet
- FC
FSM SW
CMM
Storage HW / HDD
IBM Storwize V7000 (Included 1 or 2)
or
IBM Flex System V7000 (Included 1 or 2)

10 Gb Ethernet (2)
8 Gb QLogic Fibre Channel (2) or
16 Gb Brocade Fibre Channel (2)
Optional

n/a

10 Gb Ethernet (2)
1 Gb Ethernet (mgmt) (2)

n/a

Fibre Channel (2)

Base

Advanced

Included (2)

Included (2)

2 - 200 GB or 400 GB SSDs

4 - 200 GB or 400 GB SSDs

16 x 300 GB or 8 x 600 GB or larger (pNodes only)

16 x 300 GB or 8 x 600 GB or larger (pNodes only)

8 x 300 GB or larger (xNodes only with SCE)

8 x 300 GB or larger (xNodes only with SCE)

16 x 300 GB or 8 x 600 GB or larger (pNodes and xNodes w/o 16 x 300 GB or 8 x 600 GB or larger (pNodes and xNodes w/o
SCE)
SCE)
16 x 300 GB or larger (pNodes and xNodes with SCE)

16 x 300 GB or larger (pNodes and xNodes with SCE)

x240, x220, x440, x222

x240 (2), x220 (2), x440 (2), x222 (2)

p260, p270, p460

p260 (2), p270 (2), p460 (2)

Compute nodes

- X-Architecture
- Power

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IBM PureFlex System configurations at a glance


Cfg ID Level

FCoE Fibre

Ethernet

Storage

Max CH TOR

1a

Express

yes

---

10 Gb CN4093 (1)

Flex V7000 (1)

no

2a

Express

yes

---

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (1)

no

2b

Express

yes

---

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (1)

no

3a

Express

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

1 Gb EN2092 (2)

Flex V7000 (2)

no

3b

Express

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

1 Gb EN4092 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

no

4a

Express

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (2)

no

4b

Express

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

no

5a

Enterprise

yes

8 Gb FC3171 (2)

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (1)

no

5b

Enterprise

yes

---

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

no

6a

Enterprise

yes

8 Gb FC3171 (2)

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (2)

yes

6b

Enterprise

yes

8 Gb FC3171 (2)

10 Gb CN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

yes

7a

Enterprise

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (2)

no

7b

Enterprise

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

no

8a

Enterprise

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Flex V7000 (2)

yes

8b

Enterprise

no

16 Gb FC5022 (2)

10 Gb EN4093 (2)

Storwize V7000 (2)

yes

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IBM PureFlex System Express configuration 3b

v7000
V7000
V7000

v7000

(2) FC5022

(2) EN2092

FSM

Back

Front

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IBM PureFlex System Enterprise configuration 6a

p
8264b
8264a
B24b
B24a
8052b
8052a

Flex
FlexV7000
v7000
Flex
FlexV7000
v7000

(2) CN4093

(2) FC3171

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IBM PureFlex System topics


IBM PureFlex System offerings overview
Software options for IBM PureFlex System
Networking in IBM PureFlex System
IBM PureFlex System services overview

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IBM PureFlex System: Power software overview


Storage SW

Express

Enterprise

Storwize V7000 / Flex System V7000 Base


Real Time Compression (optional)

Storwize V7000 / Flex System V7000


Base
Real Time Compression (defaulted but
de-selectable)

Management SW

Virtualization
Operating systems

Security

Cloud

Software maintenance

FSM Base

FSM Advanced

PowerVM Standard

PowerVM Enterprise

AIX Standard (V6 and V7)


IBM i (7.1)
RHEL (5 and 6)
SUSE (SLES 11)

AIX Standard (V6 and V7)


IBM i (7.1)
RHEL (5 and 6)
SUSE (SLES 11)

PowerSC Standard
(AIX only)

PowerSC Standard
(AIX only)

SmartCloud Entry

SmartCloud Entry

(optional)

(defaulted but de-selectable)

One year

Three years

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IBM PureFlex System: X-Architecture software


overview
Storage SW

Express

Enterprise

Storwize V7000 / Flex System V7000


Base
Real Time Compression (optional)

Storwize V7000 / Flex System V7000


Base
Real Time Compression (defaulted but deselectable)

Management SW

Virtualization

Operating systems

Security

Cloud

Software maintenance

FSM Standard

FSM Advanced

Customer installed
(VMware, Hyper-V, KVM RedHat and
SUSE)

Customer installed
(VMware, Hyper-V, KVM RedHat and
SUSE)

Customer installed
MS Server, VMware,
RedHat Enterprise,
SUSE LINUX Enterprise

Customer installed
MS Server, VMware,
RedHat Enterprise,
SUSE LINUX Enterprise

TPM

TPM

SmartCloud Entry

SmartCloud Entry

(optional)

(defaulted but de-selectable)

One year

Three years

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IBM PureFlex System: IBM SmartCloud Entry


integration
PureFlex System
Edition

SmartCloud Entry

Express

Optional

Enterprise

Defaulted but de-selectable

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SmartCloud Entry for heterogeneous platforms


Management Node

Virtualization Compute Nodes


SmartCloud Entry
Stack

FSM node

VM apps

VM apps

VM apps

OS

OS

OS

OS

OS

KVM

KVM

xNode

xNode

Supported OS

VM apps

VM apps

OS

VM apps

VM apps

OS

vCenter

VM apps

OS

SCE
Manager

VM apps

IBM FSM

vCenter/VMware

PowerVM

KVM
VM apps

FSM UI

Network Control

VMControl

Fabric Services

SDMC

Storage Control

Flex System Manager

Win/Linux

VM OS

VM OS

PowerVM

PowerVM

pHyp, ESXi or KVM

ESXi

ESXi

pNode

pNode

pNode or xNode

xNode

xNode

IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis

1 G Ethernet
10 G Ethernet
8 G Fibre Channel

Pre-loaded software for


Power Systems nodes

IBM Storwize V7000


or Flex System V7000
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IBM PureFlex System topics


IBM PureFlex System offerings overview
Software options for IBM PureFlex System
Networking in IBM PureFlex System
IBM PureFlex System services overview

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PureFlex System Ethernet configuration


Client management network
VLAN 4091: Purple
All component IPv4 information set by manufacturing except ESXi on the
embedded USB

Client data network


VLAN 4092: Green
All IP information defined by client

Device management network


VLAN 4093: Gold
Uses the CMM internal network and an IPv6 ULA (unique-local addresses)
scheme for management of all chassis components and the external V7000
IPv6 ULA prefix: fd8c:215d:178e:c0de
All IPv6 information set by manufacturing except for FSM eth0
All IPv4 information set by manufacturing
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PureFlex System Ethernet networks


VM/Application
management
network
4091

Customer
Data
network
4092

VM mgmt network

VIOS
ESXi
RHEL KVM
FSM (ETH1)

Client data network


Device mgmt network

Infrastructure
management
network
4093

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FSM (ETH0)
CMM
Service processors
Storage controllers
IOM mgmt

IBM PureFlex System topics


IBM PureFlex System offerings overview
Software options for IBM PureFlex System
Networking in IBM PureFlex System
IBM PureFlex System services overview

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IBM PureFlex System services


IBM/BP Services will:

So you can:
PureFlex Cloud
(10 Units)

Leverage Your Installed and Configured SmartCloud Entry


Installation
Exploit Cloud Computing through SmartCloud Capabilities
Streamlined Virtual Appliance Deployments
Streamlined Virtual Server Captures
Define Projects and Users
Leverage Notification and Approval Capabilities
Leverage Usage and Accounting Features
Easily Add Resources to Virtual Servers (example, Add Storage)

Set Up / Configure

Connect / Integrate

PureFlex Advanced
Virtualized (7 Units)

Create Server System Pools or VMware Clusters


Deploy Virtual Appliances to Server System Pools
More Easily Perform Virtual Server Migrations

PureFlex Virtualized
(5 Units)

Enable
Production Use

PureFlex Intro
(3 Units)

Demo / Train for


Self Sufficiency on
Core Tasks

Improve
Time to Value
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Leverage VMControl, KVM or VMware

Deploy Virtual Appliances

Capture Virtual Servers

Create and Use Image Repositories


Exploit Storage FlashCopy to Accomplish Fast
Deploys and Captures

Perform Hardware and System Level Mgmt


-- Discovery
-- Inventory
-- Health Check Reporting
-- Remote Support
-- Updates

IBM PureFlex System service offerings review


Add-ons
PureFlex Cloud
(10 units)

PureFlex Advanced
Virtualization
(7 units)

PureFlex Virtualized
(5 units)

PureFlex Intro
(3 units)
One node
FSM Configuration
Discovery, Inventory
Review Internal
Storage configuration
Basic Network
Integration using preconfigured switches
(MFG default)
Skills Transfer

Basic Virtualization
(VMware, KVM,
VMControl)
Up to four nodes
One node
FSM Configuration
Discovery, Inventory
Review Internal
Storage configuration
Basic Network
Integration using preconfigured switches
(MFG default)
Skills Transfer

Advanced virtualization
Server pools or
VMware cluster
configured (VMware or
VMControl)

Basic Virtualization
(VMware, KVM,
VMControl)
Up to four nodes

One node
FSM Configuration
Discovery, Inventory
Review Internal
Storage configuration
Basic Network
Integration using preconfigured switches
(MFG default)
Skills Transfer

Configure SmartCloud
Entry
First Chassis
configured 13 nodes

Advanced virtualization
Server pools or
VMware cluster
configured (VMware or
VMControl)

Basic Virtualization
(VMware, KVM,
VMControl)
Up to four nodes

One node
FSM Configuration
Discovery, Inventory
Review Internal
Storage configuration
Basic Network
Integration using preconfigured switches
(MFG default)
Skills Transfer

Goal: Integrated Cloud


SmartCloud Entry
configured
No external SAN
integration
No FCoE config changes
13 nodes
Goal: Advanced
Virtualization
VMware Clustering
No external SAN
integration
No FCoE config changes
No cloud
4 nodes
Goal: Basic Virtualization
No external SAN integration
No FCoE config changes
No cloud
4 nodes

PureFlex Extra
Chassis
(5 units)

PureFlex FCoE
Customizations
(1 unit)

SCEntry Extra
Image
(1 unit)

PureFlex Service for IBM i (5-units)


System Readiness for Operation, Set up VMControl, Network Integration,
LPAR and Virtual Server Provisioning, System Operation and Management

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Goal: FSM + Storage +


Network functional
Minimal services
No external SAN integration
No FCoE config changes
No virtualization
No cloud
1 Node

Advanced V7000
Storage
Configuration
(1 unit)

Glossary
IBM PureFlex System: Express and Enterprise
Expert integrated systems: IBM factory integration
IBM Storwize V7000
IBM Flex System V7000
CN4093: 10 Gb Ethernet switch
EN4093: 10 Gb Ethernet switch
FC3171: 8 Gb FC SAN switch
FC5022: 16 Gb FC SAN switch
Software preload
IBM SmartCloud Entry
Top of rack switch
PureFlex System services
Network integration: VLAN 4091, 4092, 4093
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Checkpoint (1 of 2)
1. What are the maximum number of chassis that a single
PureFlex System can scale to?

2. What are the two Ethernet top of rack switches that are
available in PureFlex System?

3. True or false: The p460 Compute Node is a primary node for


PureFlex System Express configuration.

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Checkpoint solutions (1 of 2)
1. What are the maximum number chassis that a single
PureFlex System can scale to?
The answer is three: Flex, Enterprise, and Chassis.

2. What are the two Ethernet top of rack switches that are
available in PureFlex System?
The answer is G8052 (1 Gb) and G8264 (10 Gb).

3. True or false: The p460 Compute Node is a primary node for


PureFlex System Express configuration.
The answer is false.

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Checkpoint (2 of 2)
4. List the default VLANs configured at factory in PureFlex
System.

5. True or false: PureFlex BTO offerings have IBM services


bundled with them.

6. True or false: SmartCloud Entry deployment services are


included with PureFlex Services.

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Checkpoint solutions (2 of 2)
4. List the default VLANs configured at factory in PureFlex
System.
The answers are 4093 (gold), 4091 (purple), and 4092 (green).

5. True or false: PureFlex BTO offerings have IBM services


bundled with them.
The answer is false.

6. True or false: SmartCloud Entry deployment services are


included with PureFlex Services.
The answer is false.

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Unit summary
Having completed this unit, you should be able to:
Summarize features of IBM PureFlex System Express and
Enterprise Editions
Identify the hardware and software options for IBM PureFlex
System Editions
Summarize the factory configurations of PureFlex System
Editions related to operating systems, SmartCloud Entry,
Ethernet networking, and storage networking
List the tasks performed as part of PureFlex System
implementation services

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