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What's New for Power Systems Running Linux

Learn about POWER8-based hardware and its positive impact on new Linux systems.

GK# 720789 Vendor# LX01WG

Course Overview


IBM announced new POWER8-based hardware, expansion draws, and I/O adapters that have benefits for Linux on POWER systems. In this course, you will learn about these announcements in detail and their positive impact on new Linux systems. Information on installation methods, system management options, and the latest news from the OpenPOWER Foundation will give you the latest information needed for working with Power Systems Running Linux.


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What You'll Learn

  • New IBM announcements
  • Linux on POWER installation options
  • Linux distributions supported (including big and little endian options)
  • New system management software (PowerVC and PowerKVM)


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Course Outline:

  1. IBM and OPENPower Hardware and Software Update
  2. Big Endian and Little Endian installation options
  3. Managing Linux on Power


  • Understanding of IBM POWER systems hardware
  • Linux installation and administration skills
  • Network and storage knowledge useful

Who Should Attend

  • Technical pre-sales consultants
  • Linux and UNIX system administrators
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