IBM Power Systems Scale-Up Technical Sales Certification Preparation Workshop

Course Details
Code: AN097G
Tuition (USD): $4,250.00 • Classroom (5 days)
$4,250.00 • Virtual (5 days)

This workshop helps students prepare to take the exam to attain the IBM Certified Specialist - Power Systems Scale- Up Technical Sales certification. The course covers various topics that are expected to be understood by the successful test candidate, and includes hands- on lab exercises to gain experience in implementing many of the features and capabilities that are covered.

Skills Gained

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of the POWER9 processor architecture
  • Describe the IBM POWER9 processor- based systems product family
  • Explain the reliability, availability, and serviceability (RAS) features and benefits of IBM POWER9 processor- based systems
  • Describe Power Enterprise Pools prerequisites, capabilities and benefits
  • Differentiate Capacity on Demand (CoD) offerings
  • Summarize the requirements and benefits of Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Simplified Remote Restart
  • Identify planning tools and information resources used when designing a solution
  • Differentiate memory optimization technologies
  • Identify resource sharing capabilities of Power Systems servers, including processors, memory, and I/O
  • Implement virtualization configurations including:
    • Virtual SCSI
    • Virtual Fibre Channel
    • Virtual Ethernet
    • Virtual Network Interface Controller (vNIC) and Shared- Root I/O Virtualization (SR- IOV)
    • Shared Ethernet Adapter
    • Shared processors

Who Can Benefit

This course is for personnel who are preparing to take the exam to attain the IBM Certified Specialist - Power Systems Scale- Up Technical Sales certification. More information about the certification is available at: https://www.ibm.com/certify/cert- id=C0001603

Prerequisites

Students should already know the models and major capabilities of the IBM POWER9 processorbased
systems and have a good understanding of PowerVM and Virtual I/O Server features. The
PowerVM and VIOS skills can be obtained by taking the following course or with equivalent
experience:

  • AN30G - Power Systems for AIX - PowerVM I: Implementing Virtualization, which may be found here -> http://www.ibm.com/training/course/an30g.

Course Details

Course Outline

Day 1
Unit 1 - POWER9 Processor-based Systems
Exercise 1 - Power Systems Scale-Up Documentation Overview
Unit 2 - PowerVM Processor Virtualization

Day 2
Unit 2 - PowerVM Processor Virtualization (continued)
Exercise 2 - PowerVM Processor Configurations
Unit 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations

Day 3
Unit 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations (continued)
Exercise 3 - PowerVM Memory Configurations
Unit 4 - PowerVM Network Virtualization
Exercise 4 - PowerVM Network Configurations

Day 4
Unit 5 - PowerVM Virtual Storage Configurations
Exercise 5 - PowerVM Storage Configurations
Unit 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility and Simplified Remote Restart

Day 5
Unit 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility and Simplified Remote Restart (continued)
Exercise 6 - PowerVM Live Partition Mobility
Unit 7 - IBM Tools and Assistance
Exercise 7 - IBM Tools