This course is designed to provide the learner with an understanding of the tasks involved in creating and managing a virtualized AIX environment, and assumes the learner has a basic understanding of AIX. Topics covered include the fundamentals of virtualization in AIX environments, an examination of the Virtual I/O Server, and the use of management devices such as the HMC, IVM, or SDMC.
IT professionals whose job roles include creating and managing a virtualized AIX environment.
It is assumed that learners have a basic understanding of AIX and at least some minimum experience of managing an AIX system.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand the fundamentals of virtualization and IBM POWER
- Understand the Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) and its functions
- Identify the differences between the HMC, IVM, and SDMC
What is Virtualization?
Why You Would Virtualize
Virtualization and IBM POWER Hardware
The Virtual I/O Server
The Role of the VIOS
Relationships between VIOS and Devices
Installing and Configuring VIOS
HMC, IVM, and SDMC
The HMC Explained
Differences between the HMC, IVM, and SDMC
AIX System Management with the HMC
Creating and Installing LPARs