The z/VM Concepts, System Initialization and Shutdown course describes how virtualization, and in particular z/VM, has become more popular in Data Centers and examines the processes used for z/VM start-up and shutdown.
Any IT staff requiring an overview of virtualization, how it relates to the z/VM system and the steps involved in z/VM, service and production guest systems start-up and shutdown.
A basic understanding of data processing concepts.
After completing this course, the student will be able to:
- Identify the characteristics of a virtualized system
- Describe virtualization as it relates to z/VM
- Identify the roles of IT people using z/VM
- Start and stop z/VM, service and production virtual machines
- Check the status of initialized environments
- Communicate with z/VM users
Introduction to Virtualization
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Data Center Virtualization Benefits
Introduction to z/VM
What is z/VM?
Live Guest Relocation
z/VM Job Roles
Starting z/VM, Service and Production Virtual Machines
SYSTEM, CONFIG and LOGO CONFIG Files
z/VM Warm, Force, Cold and Clean Start-ups
Commonly Used Service Virtual Machines
Starting Service Virtual Machines
IPLing The Production System Virtual Machine
Ensuring z/VM System Readiness
What is the Control Program (CP) and How is it Used?
Interacting with CP
Introduction to Privilege Classes
Performing Post Initialization Tasks
Communicating with Users
Shutting Down z/VM
Informing Users of a Shutdown
Shutting Down the Production System Virtual Machine
Shutting Down the Service Virtual Machines
Performing a Controlled Shutdown
Performing an Immediate Shutdown