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Power Systems for AIX III: Virtualization - Implementing Shared Storage Pools

IBM Course Code: AN320CE

Vendor# AN32G

GK# 0468

Course Overview

This course provides the implementation and management skills to create Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) storage groups and shared storage pools on IBM Power Systems. Students learn to create a VIOS storage group, manage storage in the shared storage pool, provision storage to client partitions using either thick or thin provisioning, mirror the shared storage pool, create and use snapshots, and manage the VIOS storage group configuration by learning how to do backups, restores, and software upgrades.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

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


    $2295 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.


    $2295 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

  • Configure a Virtual I/O Server storage group and a shared storage pool
  • Manage physical volumes in the shared storage pool
  • Create and manage logical units in the shared storage pool
  • Allocate storage to client partitions using thick or thin provisioning
  • Configure the shared storage pool alert thresholds
  • Mirror the shared storage pool
  • Create, use, and manage storage snapshots
  • Back up and restore a VIOS storage group configuration

Who Needs To Attend

This advanced course is for anyone responsible for implementing and managing virtualization features on an IBM Power Systems server including:

  • AIX technical support individuals
  • System administrators
  • Systems engineers, and
  • System architects

Course Outline

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