What's New in POWER8 VIOS 2.2.5 HMC V8 R8.6.0 and AIX 7.2 Technology Level 1 AN105G

1 days


This advanced course is for anyone responsible for system administrative duties including implementing and managing IBM POWER7 or POWER8 processor-based servers running AIX and Linux.

Skills Gained

  • ▪ vNIC device failover support
  • ▪ Live Partition Mobility enhancements
  • ▪ New SEA attributes for failover control
  • ▪ AIX Live Update enhancements


  • The course covers a broad variety of topics. In order to understand an enhancement to a product, a student must generally have existing knowledge of that product. However, students cannot be expected to have existing knowledge of all products covered in the course. The course will provide some context for enhancements when necessary, but it cannot describe basic first principles for all products.
  • Students must have basic AIX, LPAR, and PowerVM system administration experience. The AIX prerequisite can be met by attending one of the following courses or students can have equivalent AIX skills:
  • The PowerVM, Virtual I/O Server and HMC prerequisite skills can be met by attending the following courses or students can have equivalent skills.

Course Outline

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1 - What's new in Power Systems hardware
  • Unit 2 - What's new in PowerVM
  • Unit 3 - What's new in AIX
  • Unit 4 - What's new in other Power Systems software

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Upcoming Dates

  • GREEN This class is Guaranteed To Run.
  • SPVC - Self-Paced Virtual Class.
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Course Location Days Cost Date
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2019-09-11
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2019-09-18
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2019-10-24
Yorkshire Harrogate1 750 £750 2019-11-11
Virtual Virtual1 750 £750 2019-11-11
London London1 750 £750 2019-11-11
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2019-11-18
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2019-12-06
London London1 750 £750 2019-12-11
Yorkshire Harrogate1 750 £750 2019-12-11
Virtual Virtual1 750 £750 2019-12-11
Live Virtual Live Virtual1 750 £750 2020-01-20