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AN31G – Power Systems for AIX Virtualization II: Advanced PowerVM and Performance
5 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  IBM System

Course Details

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.

 

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Outline

Day 1
  • Welcome
  • 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
Day 2
  • 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
Day 3
  • 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
Day 4
  • 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
Day 5
  • Unit 8: Suspend and resume
  • Exercise 8: Suspend and resume
  • Unit 9: Virtualization management tools
  • Wrap up/Evaluations

Target Audience

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

Prerequisites

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)