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Linux System Administration with IBM Power Systems

  • Tuition USD $695
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4841 Ratings
  • Course Code QZD32DG-SPVC
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Self Paced

This IBM Self-Paced Virtual Class (SPVC) includes:
- PDF course guide available to attendee during and after course
- Lab environment where students can work through demonstrations and exercises at their own pace

This course addresses Linux system administration tasks necessary to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux specifically on an IBM Power Systems server.  The course covers the basics of the Power Systems architecture, virtualization of Power Systems servers, installation and management of Linux on Power Systems, and closes with an introduction to enabling the environment for inclusion in an on-premise private cloud using IBM PowerVC.

Skills Gained

  • Summarize the architecture of IBM Power Systems
  • Describe how virtualization works in IBM Power Systems
  • Install and manage Linux on IBM Power Systems
  • Demonstrate an understanding of cloud computing from a technology standpoint
  • Learn fundamentals of moving to a cloud based environment

Who Can Benefit

Power Systems Administrators

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Administrators

Cloud Administrators

Prerequisites

None

Course Details

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to IBM Power Systems
  2. An introduction to virtualization with IBM Power Systems
  3. Setting up Linux distributions on IBM Power Systems
  4.  
  5. System management strategies
  6. Networking
  7. Software installation
  8. Virtual media library
  9.  
  10. Introduction to systemd
  11. System initialization
  12. Systemd management operations
  13. Log management

 

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When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

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GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

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As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

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We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

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Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

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