PowerVM with PowerVC (AN36DG-WBT)

Overview

This is a four hour, intermediate level, self paced learning module that describes IBM PowerVC, benefits, how to transition to using it, and how it improves Power Systems virtualization management.

Audience

Current or prospective PowerVM System Administrators and System Architects.

Prerequisites

Basic PowerVM administration skills. No IBM course prerequisites.

 

Objective

Module 1

  • Describe the history of PowerVM management
  • List common LPAR management tasks
  • Describe how the common LPAR management tasks are performed using the Hardware Management Console (HMC)

Module 2

  • Describe the historical challenges of creating a traditional PowerVM workload

Module 3

  • Compare the process of creating a PowerVM workload in PowerVC with that of the traditional HMC-based process

Module 4

  • Compare traditional PowerVM management tasks with the PowerVC equivalent tasks
    • Review examples PowerVM management tasks and their PowerVC equivalents
    • Creating a PowerVM LPAR using PowerVC
    • Start an LPAR
    • Stop an LPAR
    • Perform DLPAR on an LPAR
    • Perform LPM on an LPAR
    • Delete an LPAR

Module 5

  • Outline the benefits of introducing PowerVC management
  • Review the requirements to implement PowerVC
  • Outline the future of PowerVM management with PowerVC
  • Explain the next steps on the PowerVC Learning Journey

 

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Course Outline

  • Traditional PowerVM Management
  • Challenges in traditional PowerVM management
  • Meeting the challenge with PowerVC
  • PowerVC management of PowerVM
  • Transitioning to PowerVC management of PowerVM