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Power Systems and AIX Differences Workshop

IBM Course Code: AN08CE

Vendor# AN08G

GK# 9227

Course Overview

This 3 day workshop course covers various enhancements to Power hardware and firmware and to the AIX operating system. It starts with an overview of POWER7 architecture and equipment. It then proceeds with discussions and hands-on exercises on various software and firmware enhancements (ranging from AIX 6.1 TL2 and PowerVM 2.1.0 through AIX 7.1 TL0 and PowerVM 2.2.1). These enhancements include Virtual Fibre Channel, Active Memory Sharing, Active Memory Expansion, 4 thread SMT, and other enhancements to the areas of AIX security, performance, and workload partitions.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $2595 CAD

    3 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $2595 CAD

    3 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

Request a date or location for this course.

What You'll Learn

  • Discuss the POWER7 architectural design basics
  • Discuss POWER7 systems product details
  • Describe and implement SMT4.
  • Describe and implement Active Memory Expansion (AME)
  • Migrate an AIX5.2 LPARs to AIX7.1 versioned WPARs
  • Describe and implement the AIX Runtime Expert enhancements
  • Describe and implement Domain RBAC
  • Describe changes to SUMA
  • Describe AIX RAS enhancements
  • Discuss and implement enhancements to AIX security, including Domain RBAC.
  • Describe AIX networking and storage enhancements
  • Describe and implement AIX Workload Partition enhancements
    • WPAR Device Access
    • WPAR Manager 2.2.1

Who Needs To Attend

This advanced course is for anyone responsible for the system administrative duties including implementing and managing POWER Systems for AIX servers.

Course Outline

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