Course outline

Whats new for Power Systems Running Linux

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 1 Day

IBM announced new POWER8 based hardware, expansion draws, I/O adapters which have benefits for Linux on POWER systems. This course will discuss these announcements in detail and the positive impact on new Linux systems. Information on installation methods, system management options and the latest news from the OpenPOWER Foundation will give participants the most up to date knowledge required to work with Power Systems Running Linux.

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course.

  • Explain new IBM announcements
  • Explain Linux on POWER installation options
  • List Linux distributions supported (including big and little endian options)
  • Work with new system management software (PowerVC and PowerKVM)

Students attending this course shuold have the following prerequestie skills or knowldege:

  • Understanding of IBM POWER systems hardware
  • Linux installation and administration skills
  • Network and storage knowledge useful.

The intended audience for this course is Technical Pre-Sales Consultants, and Linux and UNIX System Administrators

- IBM and OPENPower Hardware and Software Update

- Big Endian and Little Endian installation options

- Managing Linux on Power

This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.

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