C5050-101 IBM SoftLayer Solution Architect V1
Number of questions: 50
Number of questions to pass: 32
Time allowed: 90 mins
This exam consists of 3 sections described below.
Section 1 – General 34%
Identify Solution Design Priciples and Best Practices
Knowledge of Private Cloud – VMWare and HyperVisor
Explain how to build and deploy new servers using Image Templates
Given a scenario, determine when to use specific APIs
Identify the tools for Configuration Management
Explain how, when and where to use Auto-Scaling
Section 2 – Network 44%
Given a scenario, determine how Vyatta fits into the SoftLayer Solution
Given a scenario, determine how Netscaler fits into the SoftLayer Solution
Given a scenario, determine how Fortigate fits into the SoftLayer Solution
Explain how to utilize Advanced Networking topics to enhance the SoftLayer Solution
Explain how and when to use Direct Link
Section 3 – Storage 22%
Given a scenario, determine how Quantastor fits into the SoftLayer Solution
Given a scenario, explain the usage of Object Storage / CDN /CleverSafe
Explain how and when to use Endurance Storage Solution Guidance
PartnerWorld Code: 50002001
Replaces PW Code: Not Applicable
An IBM Certified Solution Architect – SoftLayer V1 is a person who can analyze, design, architect and demonstrate IBM SoftLayer infrastructure based upon the workload requirements from a client.
They can do this with limited assistance from support, documentation or relevant subject matter experts and know how to contact SoftLayer to get assistance.
Key areas of competency include:
Demonstrate the ability to provide a customer with a logical diagram foundation to meet their requirements and a roadmap to get there.
Architect a comprehensive solution that utilizes the IBM offerings and skills required.
The following qualifications are requirements for success:
Basic knowledge of industry cloud computing principles
Working knowledge of IBM SoftLayer
Working knowledge of designing a comprehensive solution based on logical diagrams
Working knowledge of how to implement and customize the solution
Working knowledge of the various types of clouds and -as a service- offerings
Recommended Prerequisite Skills
Basic knowledge of IBM consulting principles
Working knowledge of the concepts covered in the IBM Solution Advisor -SoftLayer V1 exam
This certification requires 1 exam