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PowerVM on IBM i-I: Implementing Virtualization and LPAR

Vendor# AS5EG

GK# 9306

Course Overview

In this course you begin with an overview of LPAR on Power Systems, followed with more detailed information on configuration planning and implementation using hands-on exercises to create and implement logical partitions.

Also, learn about partial processors, dynamic allocation and reallocation of memory, processors, interactive commercial processing workloads (CPW), buses, graphical user interface (GUI), virtual local area network (VLAN), host ethernet adapters (HEA) and system planning tool (SPT). Additionally, you will use IBM Power Systems including the Hardware Management Console (HMC).

Delivery Format Options

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

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


    $2395 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.

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What You'll Learn

  • PowerVM features
  • Hardware components in the Power Systems, Flex System and Power Blade models
  • Virtualization options available, reliability features and single points of failure for Power Systems  
  • Implement System Planning Tool in design or update your own system
  • Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT)
  • Memory allocation and affinity concepts
  • Configure a partition profile 
  • Virtual I/O
  • Base characteristics of IVM and how to implement IBM i on Power Blades
  • NPIV PowerVM feature, how to configure virtual Fiber Channel adapters on the Virtual I/O Server and client partitions
  • HMC GUI and commands to work with the World Wide Port Name (WWPN) pairs
  • Commands used to examine the NPIV configuration


• Some knowledge of Power Systems architectural concepts
• Some experience with Power Systems
• Entry-level knowledge of LPAR on current systems is helpful but not required
• Have attended the following course (or have the equivalent knowledge):

Who Needs To Attend

  • Technical specialists
  • Support/services individuals
  • Individuals implementing LPARs for Power Systems with IBM I
  • IBM business partners

Course Outline

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