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Implementing PowerVC Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI)

Implementing PowerVC Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI)

Category: Cloud Management

Description

This course covers the concepts and implementation details of the software-defined networking and storage features of PowerVC on IBM Power Systems servers, known as IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI). Students learn to implement a PowerVM infrastructure with software-defined storage based on IBM Spectrum Scale using NovaLink in SDE-mode, and software-defined networking based on Open vSwitch (OVS). Methods for capturing, deploying, and managing virtual machines in a software defined infrastructure are also explored.

Audience

The audiences for this training include Power Systems and AIX/Linux technical support individuals, AIX and Linux system administrators, system architects and engineers, and pre-sales technical support staff who are interested in creating a cloud-enabled environment leveraging software defined networking and storage.

Duration

3 days

Requirements

Student must understand base PowerVC and NovaLink concepts. Basic Linux administration skills are also required. These prerequisites can be met by attending the following course:
-QZC30G (Moving to Cloud with IBM Cloud PowerVC Manager), and
-One of the following Linux Administration classes:
•LX032G (RedHat Administration for Power Systems)
•LX041G (Ubuntu Administration for Power Systems)
•LX051G (SUSE Administration for Power Systems)
 

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Curriculum

Day 1
Unit 1 - PowerVC SDI overview
Exercise 1 - Access lab environment and PowerVC
Unit 2 - NovaLink
Exercise 2 - Installing NovaLink in SDE-mode
 

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Unit 3 - IBM Spectrum Scale integration with PowerVC
Exercise 3 - IBM Spectrum Scale integration with PowerVC
Unit 4 - PowerVC SDI compute node management
Exercise 4 - PowerVC SDI compute node management
 

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Unit 5 - PowerVC SDI images and virtual machines
Exercise 5 - PowerVC SDI images and virtual machines
Unit 6 - Managing SDI virtual machine
Exercise 6 - VIOS Maintenance
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