Overview

This workshop provides an understanding of the role of IBM Power9 in the transformation of modern data centre technology, covering solutions such as OpenStack, Ansible and OpenShift in addition to supporting new versions of AIX, IBM i, Linux and new products such as PowerVC.

The education will cover application modernization, self-service portals, automation and integration into hybrid cloud solutions whilst demonstrating the maintenance and improvement of critical solutions that also work on AIX and IBM i.

Prerequisites

Extensive experience with previous levels of Power Systems hardware, PowerVM, AIX, Linux, IBM i and related software products.

Delegates will learn how to

To provide an understanding of new solutions based on IBM Power Systems

Outline

Unit 1 - What's new in Power Systems hardware.
Unit 2 - What's new in AIX, Linux & IBM i
Unit 3 - What's new in PowerVM, including SDS / SDN
Unit 4 - HMC v9 and beyond
Unit 5 - What's new on PowerVC
Unit 6 - What's new on HA and DR for AIX, IBM i .. and Linux!
Unit 7 - PowerAI for deep and machine learning
Unit 8 - OpenShift and containers on Power
Unit 9 - Automation for AIX & IBM i with Ansible