Ibm blade center fundamentals introduction

3,390
-1

Published on

"single like" make up-loader to upload more stuffs to share .... so if u see like button pls click :)

Published in: Education, Business, Technology
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
3,390
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
221
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Ibm blade center fundamentals introduction

  1. 1. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter FundamentalsIntroduction<br />
  2. 2. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Unit objectives<br />After completing this unit, you should be able to:<br />List the major elements common to the IBM BladeCenter<br />Describe the key aspects of compatibility between BladeCenter models<br />Identify the components providing redundancy in the BladeCenter chassis<br />Match the power components necessary to support varying BladeCenter resource configurations<br />List the power input requirements for the BladeCenter models<br />Describe the common cooling components used in the BladeCenter chassis<br />Describe the supported disk configurations for the BladeCenter S<br />
  3. 3. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Dynamic infrastructure: Key points<br />Enables visibility, control, and automation across all business and IT assets <br />Transforms assets into higher value services <br />Highly optimized to achieve more with less <br />Addresses the information challenges<br />Leverages flexible sourcing like clouds<br />
  4. 4. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Dynamic infrastructure: IBM BladeCenter<br />Reduce cost<br />x86 industry-leading performance, virtualization, energy efficiency, and scalability<br />Manage risk<br />Resilient architectures and management tools for security and high availability<br />Improve service<br />Performance to drive new demanding application workloads<br />
  5. 5. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter chassis components<br />BladeCenter chassis<br />BladeCenter chassis midplane<br />Power<br />Cooling<br />Unit summary<br />
  6. 6. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter chassis by model and type<br />IBM BladeCenter family <br />IBM BladeCenter E<br />Highest density, super power efficient<br />IBM BladeCenter H<br />Ultra high performance, and I/O flexibility<br />IBM BladeCenter HT<br />Highly rugged, Telco, AC/DC, NEBS, air filtration<br />IBM BladeCenter T<br />Highly rugged, Telco, AC/DC, NEBS, air filtration<br />IBM BladeCenter S<br />Extending the benefits of BladeCenter outside the datacenter<br /><ul><li>8U design
  7. 7. Up to 8 blade bays
  8. 8. Up to 4 switch fabrics
  9. 9. AC or DC models
  10. 10. NEBS compliant
  11. 11. Rugged
  12. 12. Support 10 GB uplinks
  13. 13. Support 8 Gb FC
  14. 14. Telco, military, dirty floor
  15. 15. 7U design
  16. 16. Up to 14 blade bays
  17. 17. Up to 4 switch fabrics
  18. 18. Low cost
  19. 19. Low power
  20. 20. Support 10 GB Uplinks
  21. 21. Support 8 Gb FC
  22. 22. 9U design
  23. 23. Up to 14 blade bays
  24. 24. Up to 10 GB midplane
  25. 25. I/O flexibility up to 8 switch bays
  26. 26. Support 3 0mm blades w/ up to 8 ports
  27. 27. Support 10 GB Ethernet
  28. 28. Support 8 Gb FC
  29. 29. Support 4x InfiniBand
  30. 30. 12U design
  31. 31. Up to 12 blade bays
  32. 32. AC or DC models
  33. 33. I/O flexibility up to 8 switch bays
  34. 34. NEBS compliant
  35. 35. Rugged
  36. 36. Up to 10 GB midplane
  37. 37. Support 10 GB Ethernet
  38. 38. Support 8 Gb FC
  39. 39. Support 4x InfiniBand
  40. 40. Telco, military, dirty floor
  41. 41. 7U design
  42. 42. Up to 6 blade bays
  43. 43. Integrated storage
  44. 44. Up to 3 switch fabrics
  45. 45. Lowest cost
  46. 46. Lowest power (100 - 240v)
  47. 47. 950w/1450 AC auto-sensing
  48. 48. Support 10 GB Uplinks
  49. 49. Support 4 GB FC</li></ul>Common blades, common switches, common management<br />
  50. 50. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Chassis: IBM BladeCenter E<br />7U rack based mechanical<br />One Midplane board<br />Interface for major system components<br />Divided into top and bottom halves<br />Each half of the midplane is part of a redundant pair<br />Front of chassis<br />14 hot-swap blade server bays <br />One front control panel/media tray<br />LED panel<br />Media tray<br />One USB port <br />One DVD-RW<br />Rear of chassis<br />Four switch module bays<br />Two management module bays<br />Four hot-swap power supply module bays<br />Two hot swap blowers<br />
  51. 51. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter E: Front view<br />Over-Temp<br />Information<br />System error<br />Location<br />Recess for chassis service label<br />DVD-RW drive<br />Power<br />USB port<br />Blade server filler<br />Front panel LEDs and USB port<br />CD-ROM drive<br />Diskette drive<br />7U<br />Blade server<br />
  52. 52. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Power Module Bay 3 with PFA<br />Switch Module Bay 1<br />Power Module Bay 1 with PFA<br />Switch Module Bay 3<br />Hot-Swap Management Module<br />(Optional) <br />Hot-Swap Redundant Management Module<br />Switch Module Bay 4<br />Power Module Bay 2 with PFA<br />IBM Calibrated Vectored Cooling<br />Hot-Swap Redundant Blowers with PFA<br />Power Module Bay 4 with PFA<br />Switch Module Bay 2<br />LED<br />Panel<br />IBM BladeCenter E: Rear view<br />
  53. 53. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter E: Rear view (new chassis)<br />IBM BladeCenter E with 2320W Power Supply Modules<br />
  54. 54. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Chassis: IBM BladeCenter T <br />8U and 28 inches deep<br />Supports up to eight blade servers<br />Up to four double slot blade servers<br />Hot swappable media tray<br />24X DVD/CD drive<br />Telco alarm panel<br />Two USB front inputs<br />Supports up to two management modules<br />Four front load balancing and failover 1300W AC or DC power supplies<br />Each power supply contains two fans and a LED panel<br />Four rear I/O modules<br />Four rear blower modules<br />KVM module<br />LAN module<br />
  55. 55. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter T: Front view<br />Management Module bay 2 <br />Management Module 1 <br />Power Module 2 <br />Power Module 1 <br />From top to bottom Blade servers 1-8<br />Power Module 3 <br />Power Module 4 <br />Front panel <br />Media tray <br />ESD connector <br />
  56. 56. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter T: Rear view<br />I/O Module 2 <br />I/O Module 1 <br />Blower Module 1 <br />Blower Module 2 <br />AC-power connectors (8730) or DC-power connectors (8720)<br />Blower Module 3<br />Blower Module 4 <br />I/O Module 4 <br />I/O Module 3<br />ESD connector<br />KVM Module<br />LAN Module <br />
  57. 57. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Chassis: IBM BladeCenter H <br />9U and 28 inches deep<br />Supports up to 14 30 mm blades <br />Customer serviceable, hot swappable media tray <br />9.5 mm combo drive (CD/DVD)<br />Two USB front inputs<br />Full light path diagnostics panel<br />Rack mounted on rails <br />Four front load 2900W power supplies<br />Each power supply includes a replaceable fan pack with three fans<br />
  58. 58. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Two bays for <br />Hot-Swap Redundant 2900 Watt Power Supply with PFA and three replaceable fans each<br />9U<br />Hot-Swap Media Tray with DVD, 2 USB, and LightPath Diagnostics Panel<br />Support for up to 14 Blades<br />Two bays for optional Hot-Swap Redundant 2900 Watt Power Supplies with PFA and three replaceable fans each<br />IBM BladeCenter H: Front view<br />
  59. 59. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Redundant Power Input<br />Redundant Power Input<br />High Speed Switch Module Bays<br />Hot-Swap Advanced Management Module (AMM)<br />Switch Module Bay 1 (dedicated Ethernet)<br />Dedicated Bridge Module Slot<br />Switch Module Bay 3 (or Bridge Slot)<br />(Optional) Hot-Swap Redundant Advanced Management Module (AMM)<br />Switch Module Bay 2 (dedicated Ethernet)<br />Dedicated Bridge Module Slot<br />Switch Module Bay 4 (or Bridge Slot)<br />LightPath Diagnostics Panel<br />Aggregated Serial Connector<br />High Speed Switch Module Bays<br />IBM Calibrated Vectored Cooling<br />Hot-Swap Redundant Blowers with PFA<br />IBM BladeCenter H: Rear view<br />
  60. 60. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Chassis: IBM BladeCenter HT <br />12U and 27.8 inches deep<br />Supports up to 12 blade servers <br />Up to six double slot blade servers<br />Support up to two media trays<br />Full Light Path Diagnostic panel<br />Two USB front inputs<br />Support up to four front 3160W AC or DC power supplies with load balancing and failover <br />Each power supply contains a replaceable fan pack with three fans <br />Four I/O module bays<br />Four high-speed I/O module bays <br />Four rear blower modules<br />Supports up to two multiplexer expansion module<br />
  61. 61. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter HT: Front view<br />Power Module bay 3 <br />Power Module 1 <br />High-speed I/O Module bay 7 <br />Media tray bay 1<br />Management Module 1<br />High-speed I/O Module bay 8 <br />I/O Module bay 1 <br />I/O Module bay 3<br />ESD connector <br />From left to right Blade servers 1-12<br />I/O Module bay 2 <br />I/O Module bay 4 <br />High-speed I/O Module bay 9 <br />Management Module 2<br />Media tray bay 2 <br />High-speed I/O Module bay 10 <br />Power Module 2 <br />Power Module bay 4 <br />
  62. 62. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter HT: Rear view<br />Network-clock bay 2<br />Power connector 1 <br />Power connector 3 <br />Network-clock bay 1 <br />Multiplexer expansion module 1 <br />Fan Module 3 <br />Fan Module 1<br />Fan Module 4 <br />Fan Module 2 <br />Multiplexer expansion module 2 <br />Alarm panel module<br />Power connector 2 <br />Power connector 4 <br />Serial connector <br />Alarm panel interface connector<br />
  63. 63. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Chassis: IBM BladeCenter S <br />Supports up to six 30 mm blades <br />Hot swappable media tray <br />Light Path Diagnostics panel <br />Combo drive (CD/DVD)<br />Two optional battery backup units <br />Two USB 2.0 ports<br />Two 950-watt/1450 auto-sensing power supplies<br />Express model comes with four 950-watt/1450 power supplies<br />Four hot-swap fan packs <br />Two optional integrated Disk Storage Modules (DSM)<br />Up to twelve 3.5-inch HS HDDs per shuttle<br />One Advanced Management Module<br />
  64. 64. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter S: Front view<br />Ideal for tiered workloads; SAS and SATA disks can be mixed in BladeCenter S using RAID 0, 1, and 10<br />7U<br />Easy access to <br />shared USB portsand UltraBay<br />Battery Backup Units for use with IBM BladeCenter SAS Connectivity Module<br />Ideal for business-in-a-box configurations, legacy & future servers supported<br />
  65. 65. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter S: Rear view <br />BladeCenter S Express Model <br />Power Supplies 3 and 4 are optional, Auto-sensing b/w<br />950W 100/110V or 1450W 220/240v<br />AMM standard<br />Serial module option<br />Four hot-swap fan pack standard<br />Power Supplies 3 and 4 are included in Express, Auto-sensing b/w 950W 100/110V or 1450W 220/240v<br /> Top and bottom right: I/O modules<br /> Bottom left: For future use<br />
  66. 66. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter chassis: Comparison<br />
  67. 67. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter chassis<br />BladeCenter chassis midplane<br />Power<br />Cooling<br />Unit summary<br />BladeCenter chassis components<br />
  68. 68. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter: Interior view <br />Upper<br />Processor blade connectors<br />Lower<br />Upper midplane half<br />Lower midplane half<br />BladeCenter H example<br />
  69. 69. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Power module connector<br />Power module connector<br />1X fabric and controls<br />Blade power connector<br />Media tray alignment pin<br />Media tray connector<br />4X fabrics<br />1X fabric and controls<br />Blade power connector<br />Power module connector<br />Power module connector<br />Rear LED and serial connector <br />BladeCenter H example<br />BladeCenter: Midplane<br />
  70. 70. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter chassis components <br />BladeCenter chassis<br />BladeCenter chassis midplane<br />Power<br />Cooling<br />Unit summary<br />BC-E Power Module<br />BC-H Power Module<br />
  71. 71. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Power supply:<br /><ul><li>2000 W or 2320 W AC/DC hot-swap redundant power modules
  72. 72. Maximum of four power modules supported
  73. 73. AC and DC LEDS on each power module
  74. 74. 200-240 V AC (range: 180-265 V AC)
  75. 75. Load balancing across all power supplies
  76. 76. Built-in overload and surge protection
  77. 77. Cooling is provided by the host system</li></ul>Power Supplies 1 and 2<br />Optional Power Supplies<br />3 and 4<br />Right Redundant Pair<br /><ul><li>Standard with chassis
  78. 78. Operate as redundant pair
  79. 79. Provides redundant power for chassis modules and blades 1-6
  80. 80. Load balancing power supplies</li></ul>Left Redundant Pair<br /><ul><li>Optional
  81. 81. Operate as redundant pair
  82. 82. Provides redundant power for blades 7-14
  83. 83. Load balancing power supplies</li></ul>IBM BladeCenter E: Power components<br />
  84. 84. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter E: Specifics and considerations<br />Two power supplies in bays 1 and 2 standard<br />Two 9ft IEC 320-C13 to C14 or two IEC 320-C19 to C20 cables for<br /> intra-rack power distribution)<br /> Max: four hot-swap power supplies <br /> Rear access<br /> 2000 or 2320 watts at 220v<br /> Both redundant (N+N redundancy) / two std modules supply power to<br /> all modules and blade bays 1 through 6 <br /> Power for bays 7 through 14 requires two additional power modules in<br /> bays 3 and 4 (redundant to each other)<br /> Voltage-sensing<br /> Auto-restart<br /> No fans power in <br /> module(s)<br />IBM BladeCenter E Power Supply<br />C19 to C20 Power Cord<br />
  85. 85. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter H: Power components<br />BladeCenter H power supplies<br /><ul><li> Each vertical pair is N+N redundant</li></ul>PowerConnector 2<br />PowerConnector 1<br />
  86. 86. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br /><ul><li>Power module bays
  87. 87. Maximum of four per chassis
  88. 88. Two ship standard with the chassis</li></ul>BladeCenter H: Power modules<br />
  89. 89. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter T: Power components<br />Two power supplies in bays 1 and 2 standard<br /> Max: Four hot-swap power supplies<br /> Front access <br /> Two IEC320 for the M/T 8720 (DC power)<br />Input voltage range -48V - 60V (Min/Max) at 50/60Hz <br />IBM BladeCenter T 8720 should be attached to the appropriate DC wiring<br />Two IEC320 for the M/T for the 8730 (AC power)<br />Input voltage range 180VAC - 264VAC (Min/Max) at 50/60Hz <br />IBM BladeCenter T 8730 should be attached to high-voltage PDUs<br />C14 male appliance connector<br />1300 watts <br />Two standard modules (in slots 1 and 2) supply power to switch bays 1 and 2, both management modules, blade bays 1 - 4 and media tray<br />Two additional power modules provide full system redundant power and power to switch bays 3 and 4, and blade bays 5 - 8 All: Load balancing / voltage-sensing / auto-restart<br />IBM BladeCenter T DC power supply<br />IBM BladeCenter T AC power supply<br />
  90. 90. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter HT: Power components<br />Two standard power supplies ships with the BladeCenter<br />Max: four hot-swap power supplies<br />Front access <br />IBM BladeCenter HT 8740 (DC Power Input voltage range -48VDC to -60VDC (Min/Max)<br />IBM BladeCenter HT 8750 (AC Power input voltage range -48VDC to -60VDC (Min/Max) at 50/60Hz <br />Redundant within pair (N+N redundancy) / power modules 1 and 2 support blade bays 1- 6, all legacy switch and bridge modules, upper and lower media trays, both advanced management modules, multiplexer expansion modules and alarm panel module<br />Power modules 3 and 4 support blade bays 7-12 and all high speed switch modules <br />Auto-restart <br />Three fans per power module <br />IBM BladeCenter HT Power Supply<br />
  91. 91. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter S: Power components<br />Two standard power supplies ships with the BladeCenter <br /> Maximum four hot-swap<br /> Rear access<br />1450 watts at 220V<br /> 950 watts at 110V <br /> Redundant within pair (N+N <br /> redundancy)<br /> Voltage-sensing<br /> Auto-restart<br /> Two fans per power module <br /> Modules 1 and 2 standard <br /> Modules 3 and 4 required with 2nd <br /> Storage module installed<br />
  92. 92. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter chassis components: Cooling<br />BladeCenter chassis<br />BladeCenter chassis midplane<br />Power<br />Cooling<br />Unit summary<br />
  93. 93. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />BladeCenter E: Cooling subsystem<br />Two blowers<br />Capable of 325 cubic feet per minute (CFM) each<br />150 CFM each in standard operation<br />Hot swap, redundant<br />Air flow is from the front to rear<br />Fan speed control<br />Predictive blower failure by monitoring the blower RPM<br />Back flow dampers shall be incorporated to prevent air short circuiting if one blower fails<br />
  94. 94. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter H: Cooling subsystem<br />Hot-swap customer serviceable<br />AC blower units<br />Hot-swap customer serviceable<br />fan packs<br />BladeCenter H front chassis<br />BladeCenter H rear chassis<br />IBM BladeCenter H blower<br />Hot-swap customer serviceable fan pack<br />
  95. 95. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter T: Cooling subsystem<br /><ul><li> Four blowers comes standard
  96. 96. Maximum four
  97. 97. 3+1 redundancy configuration
  98. 98. Calibrated vectored cooling
  99. 99. Hot-swap
  100. 100. Redundant
  101. 101. Variable speed
  102. 102. Rear access
  103. 103. 330 cubic ft per min (CFM)
  104. 104. Front to back airflow; filtered air intake</li></ul>BC T Rear Chassis<br />BC T Blower Unit (1) of (4)<br />
  105. 105. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter HT: Cooling subsystem<br /><ul><li> Four hot-swap blowers standard/Maximum
  106. 106. N+1 cooling redundancy
  107. 107. Speed controlled according to ambient air temperature
  108. 108. Rear access
  109. 109. Front to back airflow</li></li></ul><li>© Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />IBM BladeCenter S: Cooling subsystem<br /> Four hot-swap fans standard<br /> N+1 redundant cooling airflow<br /> Throttled according to incoming air temperature <br /> Rear access<br /> Front to back airflow<br />
  110. 110. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Key words<br />Advanced Management Module (AMM)<br />Concurrent Keyboard, Video and Mouse (cKVM)<br />Disk Storage Module (DSM)<br />Dynamic Infrastructure (DI)<br />Keyboard, Video, Mouse (KVM)<br />IBM BladeCenter E (Enterprise)<br />IBM BladeCenter H (High Performance)<br />IBM BladeCenter HT (High Performance Telco)<br />IBM BladeCenter S (Simplification)<br />IBM BladeCenter T (Telco)<br />Local Area Network (LAN)<br />Network Equipment Building System (NEBS) <br />
  111. 111. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint (1 of 3)<br />The IBM BladeCenter contains a redundant circuit path to connect all blades servers to the AMM and switching fabric through which of the following:<br />Blade servers are interconnected by a system of shielded cabling      <br />A Midplane, with redundant upper and lower halves, connects all blade servers and provides a path to the switching modules      <br />Each blades server is independently connected to the AMM and switching modules    <br />True/False: The Midplane for the BladeCenter H contains only the new high-speed 4x signaling fabric connectors.<br />The IBM BladeCenter E Chassis supports up to 14 Blade Servers. With Power Supplies 1 and 2 installed, which blade servers, switch modules and management modules will receive power?<br />All fourteen Blade Server slots, all four switch module slots, the two blowers, the two management module slots and the media tray.<br />Blade Server slots 1 through 6, all four switch module slots, the two blowers, the two management module slots and the media tray.<br />Blade Server slots 1 through 6, switch module slots one and two, one management module slot and the media tray.<br />All fourteen Blade Server slots and the management module slots, the two blowers, and the media tray.<br />
  112. 112. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint solutions (1 of 3)<br />The IBM BladeCenter contains a redundant circuit path to connect all blades servers to the AMM and switching fabric through which of the following:<br />Blade servers are interconnected by a system of shielded cabling      <br />A Midplane, with redundant upper and lower halves, connects all blade servers and provides a path to the switching modules      <br />Each blades server is independently connected to the AMM and switching modules  <br />Answer: b  <br />True/False: The Midplane for the BladeCenter H contains only the new high-speed 4x signaling fabric connectors.<br />Answer: False<br />The IBM BladeCenter E Chassis supports up to 14 Blade Servers. With Power Supplies 1 and 2 installed, which blade servers, switch modules and management modules will receive power?<br />All fourteen Blade Server slots, all four switch module slots, the two blowers, the two management module slots and the media tray.<br />Blade Server slots 1 through 6, all four switch module slots, the two blowers, the two management module slots and the media tray.<br />Blade Server slots 1 through 6, switch module slots one and two, one management module slot and the media tray.<br />All fourteen Blade Server slots and the management module slots, the two blowers, and the media tray.<br />Answer: b<br />
  113. 113. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint (2 of 3)<br />True/False: All models of the BladeCenter implement common power, cooling and signaling paths for multiple Blade Servers.<br />True/False: In addition to component cooling, each BladeCenter provides general chassis cooling through blowers.<br />Select the correct statement regarding power input to the BladeCenter S chassis.     <br />The BladeCenter S chassis requires 220/240V power      <br />The BladeCenter S can be ordered with 110V input as an option      <br />The BladeCenter S supports (2) power supplies maximum at 100/110V      <br />The BladeCenter S supports either 100/110V or 220/240V input <br />Operator information indicating warnings for over temperature and system error is viewed on the BladeCenter E chassis through which of the following methods?<br />The front panel of each blade server<br />On the Light Path panel on the media tray<br />On the Light Path display on the lower rear of the chassis<br />On the AMM module<br />Both b and c<br />Which statement is correct regarding BladeCenter S power modules?     <br />Standard power supplies 1 and 2 support 3 blade servers     <br />Four power modules are shipped with the base BladeCenter S chassis     <br />Optional power supplies 3 and 4 are required for the second Disk Storage Module     <br />Optional power supplies 3 and 4 are required for I/O bays 1 and 3 <br />
  114. 114. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint solutions (2 of 3)<br />True/False: All models of the BladeCenter implement common power, cooling and signaling paths for multiple Blade Servers.<br />Answer: True<br />True/False: In addition to component cooling, each BladeCenter provides general chassis cooling through blowers.<br />Answer: True<br />Select the correct statement regarding power input to the BladeCenter S chassis.     <br />The BladeCenter S chassis requires 220/240V power      <br />The BladeCenter S can be ordered with 110V input as an option      <br />The BladeCenter S supports (2) power supplies maximum at 100/110V      <br />The BladeCenter S supports either 100/110V or 220/240V input<br />Answer: d  <br />Operator information indicating warnings for over temperature and system error is viewed on the BladeCenter E chassis through which of the following methods?<br />The front panel of each blade server<br />On the Light Path panel on the media tray<br />On the Light Path display on the lower rear of the chassis<br />On the AMM module<br />Both b and c<br /> Answer: e<br />Which statement is correct regarding BladeCenter S power modules?     <br />Standard power supplies 1 and 2 support 3 blade servers     <br />Four power modules are shipped with the base BladeCenter S chassis     <br />Optional power supplies 3 and 4 are required for the second Disk Storage Module     <br />Optional power supplies 3 and 4 are required for I/O bays 1 and 3 <br />Answer: c<br />
  115. 115. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint (3 of 3)<br />True/False: The BladeCenter S Disk Subsystem supports a combination of SAS and SATA drives.    <br />True/False: IBM BladeCenter E contains 10 I/O module bays and supports I/O network switching for storage switches, pass through devices, traditional fabrics, and high-speed fabrics.   <br />True/False: For Telco maintenance, the BladeCenter HT chassis supports up to 4 hot-swap and redundant DC or AC power supply modules with load-balancing and failover capabilities located in the rear of the chassis<br />Which chassis was designed specifically for telecommunications network infrastructures to support a highly rugged environments using air filtration?<br />BladeCenter S and BladeCenter E<br />BladeCenter T and BladeCenter HT<br />BladeCenter E and BladeCenter H<br />BladeCenter H and BladeCenter HT<br />
  116. 116. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Checkpoint solutions (3 of 3)<br />True/False: The BladeCenter S Disk Subsystem supports a combination of SAS and SATA drives.    <br />Answer: True<br />True/False: IBM BladeCenter E contains 10 I/O module bays and supports I/O network switching for storage switches, pass through devices, traditional fabrics, and high-speed fabrics.   <br />Answer: False<br />True/False: For Telco maintenance, the BladeCenter HT chassis supports up to 4 hot-swap and redundant DC or AC power supply modules with load-balancing and failover capabilities located in the rear of the chassis<br />Answer: False<br />Which chassis was designed specifically for telecommunications network infrastructures to support a highly rugged environments using air filtration?<br />BladeCenter S and BladeCenter E<br />BladeCenter T and BladeCenter HT<br />BladeCenter E and BladeCenter H<br />BladeCenter H and BladeCenter HT<br />Answer: b<br />
  117. 117. © Copyright IBM Corporation 2009<br />Unit summary<br />Having completing this unit, you should be able to:<br />List the major elements common to the IBM BladeCenter<br />Describe the key aspects of compatibility between BladeCenter models<br />Identify the components providing redundancy in the BladeCenter chassis<br />Match the power components necessary to support varying BladeCenter resource configurations<br />List the power input requirements for the BladeCenter models<br />Describe the common cooling components used in the BladeCenter chassis<br />Describe the supported disk configurations for the BladeCenter S<br />
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×