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IBM Z – Introduction to LinuxONE


2 hours


In this course, you will see how IBM has addressed evolving IT trends and embraced Linux, surrounding it with enterprise standard hardware and software. You will delve inside different LinuxONE servers and look more closely at how they are structured and how they can be configured. You will also see technical improvements from previous LinuxONE models and how the LinuxONE III LT1 compares to the z15, the entry-level LinuxONE III LT2, and the LinuxONE III Express.


This course is for Operators, System Programmers, or System Administrators that require a technical understanding of the LinuxONE system, including its components, and how it processes data.


Successful completion of the IBM Z – Introduction to the IBM Z Systems course, or similar knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the benefits customers can gain from running workloads on LinuxONE
  • Explain how LinuxONE systems are virtualized
  • Describe the components of a LinuxONE system
  • Identify the differences between the LinuxONE III LT1, LinuxONE III LT2, and LinuxONE III Express Systems


Course Content

Introduction to LinuxONE and Virtualization

Evolution of Linux
Linux on the mainframe
LinuxONE solutions and benefits
Users of LinuxONE
LinuxONE test drive
Virtualization on LinuxONE
Linux distributions

LinuxONE Systems and Components

LinuxONE III LT1 configuration
Entry-level and startup LinuxONE systems
LinuxONE III LT1 and z15 comparison
Comparisons with previous LinuxONE systems
Data storage options with LinuxONE
LinuxONE and GDPS
Security on LinuxONE

IBM Z – Introduction to LinuxONE Mastery Test