The Power Systems for AIX Virtualization II: Advanced PowerVM & Performance (AN31G) course is a five-day instructor-led training that provides an overview of the PowerVM edition’s features on POWER processor-based systems.
This course also explains the new features and benefits of virtualization including processor virtualization, 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 will also be discussed.
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.
- Unit 1: PowerVM features review
- Exercise 1: Introduction to the lab environment
- Unit 2: Shared processors and virtual processor tuning
- Exercise 2: Shared processors and virtual processor tuning
- Unit 3: Configuring multiple shared processor pools and donating dedicated processors
- Exercise 3: Configuring multiple shared processor pools and donating dedicated processors
- Unit 4: Active Memory Sharing
- Exercise 4: Active Memory Sharing
- Exercise 4: Active Memory Sharing (continued)
- Unit 5: Active Memory Expansion
- Exercise 5: Active Memory Expansion
- Unit 6: I/O device virtualization performance and tuning
- Unit 6: I/O device virtualization performance and tuning (continued)
- Exercise 6: I/O device virtualization performance and tuning
- Unit 7: Live Partition Mobility
- Exercise 7: Live Partition Mobility
- Unit 8: Suspend and resume
- Exercise 8: Suspend and resume
- Unit 9: Virtualization management tools
- Wrap up/Evaluations
This advanced course is for anyone responsible for the system administrative duties of implementing and managing virtualization features on a System P Server. The audience for this training includes the following:
- AIX technical support individuals
- System administrators
- Systems engineers
- System architects
The LPAR prerequisite skills can be met by attending one of the following classes or you can have equivalent LPAR skills.
- Power Systems for AIX I: LPAR Configuration and Planning (AN11AU)
- Power Systems for AIX Virtualization I: Implementing Virtualization (AN301AU)