Enhancing Workload and Capacity Management with Docker on Power Systems (LX061G)

Enhancing Workload and Capacity Management with Docker on Power Systems (LX061G)


Duration : 2 Days

This course is designed to provide skills enablement for system administrators and product support specialists in the area of operating system based virtualization provided by Docker. Topics include introduction to Docker, planning the installation, Docker administration, and using images and containers. Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture material, and allow students to install and configure Docker.


On completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the architecture of the Docker platform
  • Install and configure Docker onto a Power Systems environment
  • Perform Docker administration operations
  • Perform user operations with images and containers
  • Understand the concept of Docker orchestration

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction to Docker

  • Exercise 1: Accessing the lab environment

Unit 2: Implementing Docker on IBM Power Systems

  • Exercise 2: Docker installation

Unit 3: Docker images and containers

  • Exercise 3: Docker images and containers

Unit 4: Container orchestration

Students attending this course are expected to have Linux on Power, and PowerVM working knowledge. These skills can be obtained by attending the following courses or gained from equivalent experience:

  • Essentials of PowerVM (LX024G)
  • Power Systems Running Linux: Red Hat Administration (LX031G)
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