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Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization

  • Course Code AN30G
  • Duration 5 days

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£2,975.00

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Course Overview

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This course provides an overview of the PowerVM edition’s features on POWER6 and POWER7 processor-based systems. It explains the new features and benefits of virtualization including processor virtualization, Integrated Virtual Ethernet, Virtual I/O Server, and virtual devices, such as virtual Ethernet, virtual SCSI, and virtual Fibre Channel adapters. Basic and advanced configurations of the Virtual I/O Server and its clients are discussed including various availability options.

Students are also given additional details about PowerVM features that were introduced in Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G).

Course Schedule

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    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 03-07 June, 2024
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,975.00

    • Delivery Format: Virtual Learning
    • Date: 21-25 October, 2024
    • Location: Virtual

    £2,975.00

Target Audience

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This intermediate course is intended for system administrators, technical support personnel, and business partners responsible for implementing LPARs on IBM Power Systems servers.

Course Objectives

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After completing this course, you should be able to:

·          Discuss the advantages or value of PowerVM edition’s features

·          Define micro-partitioning and shared processor LPARs

·          Discuss the benefits of simultaneous multithreading

·          Discuss and configure the Integrated Virtual Ethernet (IVE)

·          Install and configure the Virtual I/O Server

·          Configure virtual network devices, such as virtual Ethernet and shared Ethernet adapters

·          Configure virtual SCSI and virtual Fibre Channel storage adapters

·          Configure virtual SCSI target devices on a virtual SCSI adapter

·          Define file-backed storage pools and file-backed virtual optical devices

·          Identify single points of failure in virtualized environments

·          Configure multiple VIO servers for high availability

·          Configure advanced virtual networking options

·          Configure the shared Ethernet adapter failover feature

·          Configure advanced virtual SCSI options

·          Configure MPIO in a VIO server’s client partition

·          Manage the service events, configure call home, add, exchange FRUs, and discuss FSP failover

Course Content

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  • Introduction to partitioning
  • Processor virtualization
  • Integrated Virtual Ethernet
  • Virtual Ethernet
  • Virtual I/O Server and virtual devices
  • Virtual network configuration with dual VIOS
  • Virtual SCSI configurations with dual VIOS
  • N_Port ID virtualization
  • Migration from physical to virtual storage
  • HMC Service Management
  • PowerVM advanced systems maintenance

 

Course Prerequisites

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• AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals (AN14G)• Power Systems for AIX III: Advanced Administration and Problem Determination (AN15G)• Power Systems for AIX II: Implementation and Administration (AN12G)Students must have advanced system administration experience with AIX 6 or AIX 7. This prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following courses:

Alternatively, students must have equivalent AIX and LPAR skills.

General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended. This prerequisite can be met by attending TCP/IP for AIX Administrators (AN21G).

Students are also expected to have logical partition administration skills on POWER6 or POWER7 processor-based systems, which can be obtained by attending Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11).

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