Description: This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems employees and partners who architect HDS replication solutions for mainframe. This exam certifies that the successful candidate has advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to assess, plan and design HDS replication solutions for mainframe environments and to develop proposals that meet the business needs of HDS customers. This includes strong knowledge of the HDS mainframe replication solutions and software portfolio, how systems integrate into customer environments and how they can best satisfy the customers' needs and meet their expectations. This test covers data replication software products for mainframe including Hitachi Universal Replicator, Hitachi ShadowImage In-System Replication software bundle, Hitachi TrueCopy Remote Replication bundle and Hitachi Business Continuity Manager.
Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and partner solutions architects.
HDS mainframe replication solutions architects examine customer-related data and information to assess requirements from a business perspective and respond with solutions, defined as a hardware and software architecture that meets the customer's business needs. In a pre-sales engineering role, they define the technical architecture and components of the solution according to solution-design best practices in the context of the client's infrastructure, and they apply the most recent technologies. In a storage-engineering role and in association with implementation personnel, they present and propose initial deployment and support plans for the solutions. Mainframe replication solution architects have broad and in-depth knowledge of IBM mainframe concepts, they are familiar with IBM z/OS, IBM zHPF channel architecture and IBM mainframe replication features and technologies such as FlashCopy.
TSI1090 Implementing Hitachi Universal Replicator for Mainframe (5-d ILT)
TSI0165 Hitachi Business Continuity Manager for Mainframe (4d ILT)
Exam type: Certification
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: Hitachi Data Systems Certified Expert - Mainframe Replication solutions architect
Delivery: The exam is available at Prometric test centers
Passing score: 68%
Duration: 90 minutes; 120 minutes for non-English speaking countries
Cost: US $200 in North America, US $225 (or equivalent in local currency) outside of North America