Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization

Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

This course provides an overview of the PowerVM edition's features on POWER6, POWER7, and POWER8 processor-based systems. It 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 are discussed including various availability options.

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Intended Audience for this Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization Course

  • » 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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Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization Course Objectives

  • » Discuss the advantages or value of PowerVM edition's features
  • » Define micro-partitioning and shared processor LPARs
  • » Discuss the benefits of simultaneous multithreading
  • » Discuss and configure the Integrated Virtual Ethernet (IVE)
  • » Install and configure the Virtual I/O Server
  • » Configure virtual network devices, such as virtual Ethernet and shared Ethernet adapters
  • » Configure virtual SCSI and virtual Fibre Channel storage adapters
  • » Configure virtual SCSI target devices on a virtual SCSI adapter
  • » Define file-backed storage pools and file-backed virtual optical devices
  • » Identify single points of failure in virtualized environments
  • » Configure multiple VIO servers for high availability
  • » Configure advanced virtual networking options
  • » Configure the shared Ethernet adapter failover feature
  • » Configure advanced virtual SCSI options
  • » Configure MPIO in a VIO server's client partition
  • » Manage the service events, configure call home, add, exchange FRUs, and discuss FSP failover
  • » Perform PowerVM (VIOS) Maintenance

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Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I Implementing Virtualization Course Outline

      1. Introduction to partitioning
        1. Power Systems documentation overview
      2. HMC V8 enhancements
        1. HMC enhanced interface
      3. Processor virtualization
        1. Processor virtualization configuration
      4. Virtual Ethernet
        1. Virtual Ethernet adapter configuration
      5. Virtual I/O Server and Shared Ethernet Adapter
        1. Virtual I/O Server configuration
      6. Virtual SCSI devices
        1. Client partition configuration
      7. Virtual network configuration with dual VIOS
        1. SEA failover setup
      8. Virtual SCSI configurations with dual VIOS
        1. Dual VIO server configuration with MPIO in the client partition
      9. Virtual Fibre Channel devices
        1. Virtual Fibre Channel adapter configuration
      10. HMC Service Management
        1. Manage service events
      11. PowerVM advanced systems maintenance
        1. PowerVM system maintenance

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