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Building HPE Server Solutions

Exam description
The Minimally Qualified Candidate (MQC) at the Accredited Technical Exam ID HPE0-S52
Professional (ATP) level has foundational knowledge of HPE server Exam type Proctored
solutions and underlying technologies, which include CPU, memory, Exam duration 1 hour 30 minutes
disk, power, networking, and management subsystems. The typical
MQC will have worked in the IT industry in a server administrator, Exam length 60 questions
architect, or integrator role for 6 to 18 months. Passing score 66%
Delivery languages English
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The MQC is able to: articulate the HPE Server solutions strategy, You need an HPE Learner ID and a Pearson VUE login and password.
including the purpose, benefits, and components; ask appropriate
questions and conduct customer site surveys to be able to make No reference material is allowed at the testing site. This exam may contain beta
judgments on current, high-level customer server needs; generate test items for experimental purposes.
conventional server configurations for; and demonstrate the key
features of HPE server solutions. The MQC is able to install and During the exam, you can make comments about the exam items. We welcome
configure server operating systems. these comments as part of our continuous improvement process.

Exam contents
This exam has 60 questions.

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Successful completion of the course alone does not ensure you will pass the exam.
Read this HPE Exam Preparation Guide and follow its recommendations.
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Related certifications
HPE ATP - Server Solutions V4

Supporting resources
These recommended resources help you prepare for the exam:

Resource Type Resource ID Resource Name


Course 01098692 01098692: Building HPE Server Solutions, Rev. 18.11

Objectives
This exam validates that you can:

Sections/Objectives
Sections/Objectives
34% Plan and Design Solutions
List information to gather from the customer.
Given a scenario, determine an appropriate tool to size, specify, or build a solution.
Given a customer requirement, determine the appropriate product/solution based on factors such as price, performance, product availability, and
workload.
Identify an upgrade path or solution expansion based on the customer’s plan for growth.
Given a customer’s long-term vs short-term needs, determine a solution.
Describe key HPE differentiators.
Provide a rationale for a product line within a given solution.
Describe industry standard server, storage, network architectures and technologies, and their benefits.
Describe available server hardware and software options, their benefits, and use cases.

32% Install, Configure, and Set Up, Solutions


Evaluate the customer environment to determine solution suitability.
Analyze the success criteria and proposed solution to determine the gap between them.
Determine valid use cases for a proposed solution.
Describe the necessary tools, steps and procedures for implementing the design.

19% Troubleshoot Solutions


Given a customer problem, determine an appropriate resolution path.
Determine the appropriate tools for troubleshooting.

15% Manage, Monitor, and Maintain Solutions


Given a customer situation, identify the appropriate management tool to use.
Describe the steps for performing common management tasks.

Sample questions
Sample questions are provided only as examples of question style, format and complexity/difficulty. They do not represent all question
types and do not reflect all topic areas. These sample questions do not represent a practice test.

1. A customer needs to improve performance of their current I/O workload to justify the cost of implementation.

Adding which option for HPE ProLiant-based servers would benefit the customer?
a. HPE PCIe Workload Accelerator
b. HPE iLO Amplifier Pack
c. HPE Flexible Slot power supplies
d. HPE Smart Storage Battery

2. A customer needs a server-based solution for five of their branch offices with the following specifications:
Users will store their files as a central point for storage.
The server needs to have at least 512GB ram and a single processor.
The server needs to be able to expand to a dual processor and more memory in the future.

Which ProLiant-based model server meets their requirements now and allows them to expand in the near future?
a. ML10
b. ML30
c. ML150
d. ML350

3. When evaluating a potential Synergy POC for a customer, which criteria are valid use cases? (Select two.)
a. time to deploy
b. power and cooling savings
c. I/O Port count
d. solution mobility

Answers
This section provides answers to and references for the sample questions.
1. A customer needs to improve performance of their current I/O workload to justify the cost of implementation.

Adding which option for HPE ProLiant-based servers would benefit the customer?
a. HPE PCIe Workload Accelerator
b. HPE iLO Amplifier Pack
c. HPE Flexible Slot power supplies
d. HPE Smart Storage Battery

2. A customer needs a server-based solution for five of their branch offices with the following specifications:
Users will store their files as a central point for storage.
The server needs to have at least 512GB ram and a single processor.
The server needs to be able to expand to a dual processor and more memory in the future.

Which ProLiant-based model server meets their requirements now and allows them to expand in the near future?
a. ML10
b. ML30
c. ML150
d. ML350

3. When evaluating a potential Synergy POC for a customer, which criteria are valid use cases? (Select two.)
a. time to deploy
b. power and cooling savings
c. I/O Port count
d. solution mobility

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