Description: This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems employees and partners who deploy Hitachi converged solutions in Microsoft, Oracle and VMware environments. This exam certifies that the successful candidate has advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to implement, integrate and support Hitachi Unified Compute Platform with Unified Compute Platform Director solutions at customer sites. This includes a thorough understanding of deployment and integration procedures and best practices, and of the tools and techniques related to supporting the solutions. This test covers Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions including UCP for VMware vSphere, UCP Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco UCS, UCP for Microsoft® Private Cloud, UCP for Oracle Database, UCP for Oracle RAC with Cisco UCS, UCP for Microsoft SQL Server®.
Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and authorized partner implementation and integration professionals.
Hitachi Unified Compute Platform solutions implementation personnel should have strong knowledge and skills in using, deploying and supporting Hitachi converged solutions. They have knowledge of compute servers, network and storage systems included in the solutions. They are also familiar with the software environments in which the solutions (Microsoft, VMware, Oracle and SAP) integrate. As systems integrators, they provide pre-installation services, and following best practices, they deploy, configure and test the software products included in the solutions. They provide post-installation support services, including solutions maintenance, updates and upgrades, and have thorough knowledge of problem determination and incident-resolution tools and techniques. They support all related administrative activities and should also be able to perform knowledge-transfer tasks by communicating needed information to allow clients to assume responsibility for operation of the solutions deployed.
TXI2631 Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere: Multi Rack and
TXI2635 Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft Private Cloud: Single Rack,
TXI2633 Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere: Single Rack and
TXI2634 Deploying Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft Private Cloud: Multi Rack
Exam type: Certification
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: HDS Certified Specialist – UCP with Unified Compute Platform Director Solutions Implementation
Delivery: The exam is available at Prometric test centers
Passing score: 66%
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