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IBM PowerVC Basics - Advanced virtualization for PowerVM Administrators

Students learn the essential concepts of a virtualization environment with PowerVC and OpenStack. Important features of PowerVC are presented in short lecture units. At the end of a unit, students apply what they learned by working in hands-on exercises. Topics for architects and administrators include preparing hardware and infrastructure, installing or updating PowerVC, configuring virtualization resources, administering resources, users, and project. These topics help all users understand how virtualization works behind the scene. Students learn different ways of using PowerVC according to roles and responsibilities.

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11/13/2019 3 1 533,00 EUR included in course price Slovenský jazyk GOPAS Bratislava
5/4/2020 3 1 533,00 EUR included in course price Slovenský jazyk GOPAS Bratislava

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Who is the course for

Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include:

  • Power virtualization architect and administrator
  • Power hardware manager and system architect
  • System administrator
  • Virtualization services user
  • Engineers
  • Pre-sales technical support staff who implements PowerVC as a virtualization manager.

What we teach you

• Summarize the PowerVC virtualization management functions
• Recognize PowerVC hardware and software requirements
• Implement PowerVC software installation and upgrade
• Recognize the use of PowerVC user interfaces
• Recall PowerVC administration tasks in working with the environment
• Recognize configurations of resources, projects, and users
• Recall PowerVC procedures in capturing virtual machines
• Recognize PowerVC capabilities of virtual image deployment
• Summarize scenarios of multi-tenancy in PowerVC with projects

Required skills

Students must already know the basics of configuring and managing a Virtual I/O Server and virtual devices and use the HMC to manage partitions. This prerequisite can be met by attending the following course:

• AN30G - Power Systems for AIX - Virtualization I: Implementing Virtualization

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples.

Teaching materials

Gopas guide book for this course.

Course outline

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - Introduction to IBM Power Virtualization Center Exercise 1 - Verifying the PowerVC lab environment
  • Unit 2 - PowerVC requirements and planning Exercise 2 - Planning for PowerVC requirements
  • Unit 3 - PowerVC Standard installation Exercise 3 - Installing or upgrading PowerVC

Day 2

  • Unit 4 - PowerVC user interfaces Exercise 4 - Working with PowerVC user interfaces
  • Unit 5 - PowerVC administration Exercise 5 - Administering PowerVC environment
  • Unit 6 - PowerVC configurations Exercise 6 - Configuring resources, projects, and users

Day 3

  • Unit 7- Virtual machines in PowerVC Exercise 7 - Preparing and capturing virtual machines
  • Unit 8 - PowerVC images deployment Exercise 8 - Deploying images with template and policy
  • Unit 9 - Multi-tenancy in PowerVC Exercise 9 - Managing resources with different projects

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