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Power Systems and AIX Differences Workshop

IBM Course Code: AN080

GK# 9227 Vendor# AN08G

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.


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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 Should Attend


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

Training Exclusives

This course comes with the following benefits:

  • Digital courseware
  • 12 Months of Indexed Virtual Class Recordings
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Classroom Live

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

Duration: 3 day

Virtual Classroom Live

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

Duration: 3 day

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