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IBM PowerVM: Implementing Virtualization

SS Course: 38094

Course Overview

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As IBM Power continues to evolve, it is essential for IT professionals to stay up-to-date with the latest innovations. Our IBM PowerVM course is specifically designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of processor virtualization concepts, Virtual I/O Server configurations, and virtual devices such as virtual Ethernet, virtual SCSI, and virtual Fibre Channel adapters.Through a combination of lectures and hands-on labs, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful IT technology professional. Whether you prefer face-to-face or online learning, our experienced instructors will guide you every step of the way as you explore basic and advanced configurations of the Virtual I/O Server and its clients, as well as various availability options.

Expand your knowledge about PowerVM features that were introduced in Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G).

This course provides lectures and hands on labs in an instructor lead course environment, either in a face-to-face classroom or in a live virtual classroom environment (ILO - Instructor Led Online).

                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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07/29/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
09/16/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
10/28/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
12/02/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

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  • List the reasons for implementing virtual I/O
  • Describe virtual I/O devices
  • Describe the function of the Virtual I/O Server
  • Configure virtual SCSI devices that are backed by physical volumes, logical volumes, optical media devices, and file-backed devices
  • Create the Optical Media Repository, load a CD image, and use it to install a new AIX partition
  • Describe how to configure virtual Fibre channel devices using NPIV technology
  • Configure Ethernet link aggregation for load balancing and backup channel in the VIOS
  • Configure Shared Ethernet adapter failover and load sharing
  • Configure vNIC failover
  • Perform Virtual I/O Server maintenance operations

    Outline

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    Prerequisites

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    You must have advanced system administration experience with AIX 7. This prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following courses:

    Power Systems for AIX II: Implementation and Administration (AN12G)

    Power Systems for AIX III: Advanced Administration and Problem Determination (AN15G)

    AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals (AN14G)

    Alternatively, you must have equivalent AIX and LPAR skills.

    General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended.

    You are also expected to have logical partition administration skills on Power Systems servers, which can be obtained by attending Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11G).

        Who Should Attend

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        This advanced course is appropriate for System Administrators, Technical Support Personnel, and Business Partners responsible for implementing LPARs on IBM Power Systems with AIX servers.

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