Course Code: AS5FG

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IBM : PowerVM on IBM i - II: Advanced Topics and Performance

Velisa Africa is the official Global Knowledge partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Course details :

Learn the objectives, prerequisites, installation, and managing steps of PowerVM advanced features like Suspend/Resume, Active Memory Sharing, Live Partition Mobility, and Shared Storage Pools. All learning materials are primarily focused on IBM i as a client partition and dual VIOS as host environment. Part of this course is a presentation of the tools for monitoring a virtualized environment.


  • Attended PowerVM on IBM i - I: Implementing Virtualization and LPAR (AS5E0)
  • Some knowledge of Power system architectural concepts
  • Some experience with Power System servers
  • Entry level knowledge of LPAR on current systems is helpful, but not required.

Day 1

  • Welcome
  • Unit 1: Suspend and Resume
  • Exercise 1: eLab access, installation, navigation, and Secure Shell
  • Exercise 2: Suspend/Resume
  • Unit 2: Active Memory Sharing
  • Exercise 3: Active Memory Sharing

Day 2

  • Unit 3: Live Partition Mobility
  • Exercise 4: Live Partition Mobility
  • Unit 4: Shared storage pools
  • Exercise 5: Shared storage pools
  • Unit 5: Monitoring tools
  • Exercise 6: Monitoring tools for virtualized environment
  • Implement the Suspend/Resume PowerVM feature
  • Implement the Active Memory Sharing PowerVM feature
  • Implement the Logical Partition Mobility PowerVM feature
  • Implement the shared storage pools PowerVM feature
  • Use tools for monitoring a virtualized environment

This course is for technical specialists, support/services individuals, and individuals implementing PowerVM features for Power Systems with IBM i. This course is also appropriate for IBM Business Partners who sell and plan for consolidated systems.