IBM Power Systems Scale-Up Technical Sales Certification Preparation Workshop (AN097G)

IBM Power Systems Scale-Up Technical Sales Certification Preparation Workshop (AN097G)

Overview

Duration : 5 Days

This workshop helps students prepare to take the exam to attain the IBM Certified Specialist Power Systems Scale‐Up Technical Sales certification. The course covers various topics that are expected to be understood by the successful test candidate, and includes hands‐on lab exercises to gain experience in implementing many of the features and capabilities that are covered.

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of the POWER9 processor architecture
  • Describe the IBM POWER9 processorbased systems product family
    Explain the reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) features and benefits of IBM POWER9 processor
  • Explain the reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) features and benefits of IBM POWER9 processorbased systems
  • Describe Power Enterprise Pools prerequisites, capabilities and benefits
  • Differentiate Capacity on Demand (CoD) offerings
  • Summarize the requirements and benefits of Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Simplified Remote Restart
  • Identify planning tools and information resources used when designing a solution
  • Differentiate memory optimization technologies
  • Identify resource sharing capabilities of Power Systems servers, including processors, memory, and I/O
  • Implement virtualization configurations including:


                                   - Virtual SCSI
                                   - Virtual Fibre Channel
                                   - Virtual Ethernet
                                   - Virtual Network Interface Controller (vNIC) and Shared
Root I/O Virtualization (SRIOV)
                                 - Shared Ethernet Adapter
                                 - Shared processors

Course Outline

 

Day 1

  • Unit 1 - POWER9 Processor-based Systems
  • Exercise 1 - Power Systems Scale-Up Documentation Overview
  • Unit 2 - PowerVM Processor Virtualization


Day 2 

  • Unit 2 - PowerVM Processor Virtualization (continued)
  • Exercise 2 - PowerVM Processor Configurations
  • Unit 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations


Day 3 

  • Unit 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations (continued)
  • Exercise 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations
  • Unit 4 - PowerVM Network Virtualization
  • Exercise 4 - PowerVM Network Configurations


Day 4

  • Unit 5 - PowerVM Virtual Storage Configurations
  • Exercise 5 - PowerVM Storage Configurations
  • Unit 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility and Simplified Remote Restart


Day 5

  • Unit 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility and Simplified Remote Restart (continued)
  • Exercise 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility
  • Unit 7 - IBM Tools and Assistance
  • Exercise 7 - IBM Tools

Students should already know the models and major capabilities of the IBM POWER9 processor based systems and have a good understanding of PowerVM and Virtual I/O Server features. The PowerVM and VIOS skills can be obtained by taking the following course or with equivalent experience.

Course ID:
AN097G


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