System p LPAR and Virtualization II: Implementing Advanced

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Prerequisites:

- Students must have advanced system administration experience with AIX 5L. This prerequisite may be met by attending one of the following classes or students may have equivalent AIX and LPAR skills
- General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended
- Students are also expected to have logical partition administration skills on POWER5 processor-based systems

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the Advanced Power Virtualization Feature for the System p5. It explains the new features and benefits of virtualization. This includes discussing basic and advanced configurations of the Virtual I/O Server and its clients, high availability, Single Points of Failure (SPOF…

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Prerequisites:

- Students must have advanced system administration experience with AIX 5L. This prerequisite may be met by attending one of the following classes or students may have equivalent AIX and LPAR skills
- General TCP/IP knowledge is strongly recommended
- Students are also expected to have logical partition administration skills on POWER5 processor-based systems

Course Description:

This course provides an overview of the Advanced Power Virtualization Feature for the System p5. It explains the new features and benefits of virtualization. This includes discussing basic and advanced configurations of the Virtual I/O Server and its clients, high availability, Single Points of Failure (SPOF), and APV management tasks.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

- Discuss the advantages or value of APV
- Define Micro-Partitioning/Shared Processor LPAR's
- Discuss the benefits of simultaneous multi-threading
- Define the Virtual I/O Server
- Configure virtual devices such as Virtual Ethernet, Shared Ethernet, and Virtual Disks
- Identify Single Points of Failure in virtualized environments
- Configure Shared Ethernet Adapter Failover
- Configuring multiple VIO Servers for high availability
- Configure MPIO in a VIO client partition
- Update the system firmware
- Configure advanced virtual networking options
- Configure advanced virtual SCSI options
- Back up and Restore the VIO Server
- Describe Partition Load Manager (PLM)
- Use HMC and AIX tools to evaluate the LPAR's environment

Who Should Attend

The audiences for this training are System Administrators, Technical Support Personnel, and Business Partners responsible for implementing LPARs on an IBM p5 servers.

This course includes the following modules:

Course Content

  • Introduction to System p5 APV features and to high availability in the virtualized environment
  • Basic VIO Server and client configurations
  • Virtual Ethernet devices - network access redundancies - best practices
  • The VSCSI devices - disk access redundancies - best practices
  • Implementing PLM
  • APV systems maintenance
  • HACMP and the Power5 APV features

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