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Power Systems Running Linux: Storage Management

  • Tuition USD $1,650
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1926 Ratings
  • Course Code LX072G
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This course is designed to provide the students with what they need to know when managing storage in a Linux on Power environment.  IBM Power Systems provide a large variety of storage options and combining these options with Linux storage management techniques is a critical skill required by today- s system administrator.

This course provides students with an opportunity to work with Power Systems storage devices, focusing on those skill sets needed to manage these devices on Linux Servers.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  •     Describe storage options for Linux distributions running in a Power Systems environment
  •     Interpret storage configuration data
  •     Implement storage devices with PowerVM
    • VIOS
    • Fibre Channel
    •  iSCSI
  •     Differentiate native Linux and hardware RAID solutions
  •     Validate configuration options

    Design solutions for attaching storage resources to a Linux on Power host

Who Can Benefit

The audiences for this training include Power systems support personnel, Linux technical support individuals, Linux developers, Linux system administrators, system architects and engineers that may work with Linux running on an IBM Power system.


Students should have general knowledge of IBM Power Systems servers and partitions. This could be obtained by attending LX024 Essentials of PowerVM.

Course Details

Course Outline


Unit 1: Welcome, Introduction to Power storage (PowerVM, VIOS)

     Exercise 1: Navigating the lab environment

Unit 2: Device naming and File System management

     Exercise 2: Managing devices


Unit 3: SAN attached devices and MultiPath IO

     Exercise 3: Multipath IO

Unit 4: Logical Volume Management

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.

What does GTR stand for?

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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