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Whats New in POWER8 and AIX 7.2 - 4Q 2015 (AN103G)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Who should attend

This advanced course is for anyone responsible for system administrative duties including implementing and managing IBM POWER7+ or POWER8 servers running AIX 7.1 or Linux. 

Prerequisites

This course covers a broad variety of topics. In order to understand an enhancement to a product, a student must generally have existing knowledge of that product. However, students are not expected to have existing knowledge of all products covered in the course. The course provides some context for enhancements when necessary, but it does not describe basic first principles for all products.

Students should have basic AIX, LPAR, and PowerVM system administration experience. The AIX prerequisites can be met by attending one of the following courses, or students can have equivalent skills:

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AN12G: Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration

AN14G: AIX Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals 

The LPAR and PowerVM prerequisite can be met by attending the following course, or students can have equivalent LPAR skills.

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

Information on the April 2015 and prior Power Systems announcements covering the HMC Enhanced+ graphical interface is available in the following courses:

  • AN101G: POWER8 and AIX Enhancements
  • AN102G: POWER8 and AIX Enhancements Workshop 

Course Objectives

This lecture-only course is designed to provide continuing education for system administrators and product support specialists who have extensive experience with previous levels of Power Systems hardware, PowerVM, AIX, and related software products. It covers Power Systems product enhancements that were announced in October 2015, and made generally available in November and December 2015.

The course covers details of the new POWER8 processor-based systems, along with enhancements and new features for previously announced systems. It also covers new functionality and product enhancements provided with PowerVM 2.2.4, Virtual I/O Server V2.2.4, HMC V8 R8.4.0, PowerVM NovaLink V1.0, AIX V7.2, AIX V7.1 TL4, PowerKVM V1.3, PowerVC V1.3, and PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2. 

Course Content

This lecture-only course is designed to provide continuing education for system administrators and product support specialists who have extensive experience with previous levels of Power Systems hardware, PowerVM, AIX, and related software products. It covers Power Systems product enhancements that were announced in October 2015, and made generally available in November and December 2015.

The course covers details of the new POWER8 processor-based systems, along with enhancements and new features for previously announced systems. It also covers new functionality and product enhancements provided with PowerVM 2.2.4, Virtual I/O Server V2.2.4, HMC V8 R8.4.0, PowerVM NovaLink V1.0, AIX V7.2, AIX V7.1 TL4, PowerKVM V1.3, PowerVC V1.3, and PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2. 

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Eastern Europe: 1,390.- €
Dates and Booking
 
Schedule

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