IBM eServer Certification Study Guide : eServer p5 and pSeries Enterprise Technical Support AIX 5L V5.3.

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Chapter 1. Certification overview
1.1 Certification requirements
1.1.1 Required prerequisite
1.1.2 Recommended prerequisites
1.1.3 Information and registration for the certification exam
1.1.4 Core requirements
1.2 Certification education courses
Chapter 2. System planning and design
2.1 p5-570
2.1.1 System specifications
2.1.2 Physical package
2.1.3 Minimum and optional features
2.1.4 Processor features
2.1.5 Memory features
2.1.6 Disks and media features
2.1.7 I/O drawers
2.1.8 Architecture and technical overview
2.1.9 Dynamic logical partitioning
2.1.10 Boot process
2.1.11 Operating system requirements
2.1.12 Capacity on Demand
2.2 p5-575
2.2.1 System specifications
2.2.2 Physical package
2.2.3 Minimum system configuration
2.2.4 Memory
2.2.5 Logical partitioning
2.2.6 Advanced POWER Virtualization and Partition Load Manager
2.2.7 System control
2.2.8 I/O drawers
2.2.9 Disks, boot devices, and media devices
2.2.10 PCI-X slots and adapters
2.2.11 Software requirements
2.2.12 For the required Hardware Management Console
2.3 p5-590 and p5-595
2.3.1 Model abstract for 9119-590 and 9119-595
2.3.2 System frames
2.3.3 Installation planning
2.3.4 Minimum and optional features
2.3.5 Processor features
2.3.6 Operating system support
2.3.7 Memory subsystem
2.3.8 Internal I/O subsystem
2.3.9 Disks and boot devices
2.3.10 Media options
2.3.11 PCI-X slots and adapters
2.3.12 Internal storage
2.4 Simultaneous multithreading
2.4.1 Enhanced simultaneous multithreading features
2.4.2 Single threading operation
2.4.3 Benefits of simultaneous multithreading.
2.5 POWER Hypervisor
2.5.1 Virtual SCSI
2.5.2 Virtual Ethernet
2.5.3 Virtual (TTY) console
2.6 Workload and partition management
2.6.1 Partition Load Manager
2.6.2 IBM Tivoli Provisioning Manager
2.6.3 AIX Workload Manager
2.6.4 Enterprise Workload Manager
2.7 Guidelines for dynamic LPAR and virtualization
2.8 Firmware
2.8.1 Server firmware
2.8.2 Power subsystem firmware
2.8.3 Platform initial program load
2.9 Capacity on Demand
2.9.1 Types of Capacity on Demand
Chapter 3. System partitioning and operating system installation
3.1 Initial system configuration
3.1.1 Advanced System Management Interface
3.1.2 System Management Services
3.2 Basic system management tasks (HMC)
3.2.1 Managing the system
3.2.2 Rebuilding the managed system
3.2.3 Managing a frame and resources connected to the HMC
3.3 Logical partitioning of a system
3.3.1 Types of partitions
3.3.2 Managing a partitioned system
3.3.3 Partition profiles
3.3.4 System profiles
3.3.5 Overall requirements for partitioning
3.4 LPAR resource administration
3.4.1 Assignable resources for logical partitioning
3.4.2 Operating states
3.4.3 Creating logical partitions
3.4.4 Activating partitions
3.4.5 Deleting partitions
3.4.6 Partition startup and shutdown
3.4.7 Setting up service authority
3.4.8 Changing default partition profiles
3.4.9 Viewing system profile properties
3.4.10 Modifying system profile properties
3.5 Installation of the operating system into a partition
3.5.1 Operating system capability and configuration
3.5.2 Recommended configuration for a basic AIX 5L installation
3.5.3 Disks, boot devices, and media devices
3.5.4 Overview of the AIX 5L installation process
3.5.5 Introduction to Network Installation Management.
3.5.6 Installing a partition using alternate disk installation
3.5.7 Using a CD-ROM to manually install a partition
3.5.8 Choosing the 64-bit or 32-bit kernel on installation
3.5.9 Creating a system backup
3.6 Dynamic LPAR operation
3.6.1 Dynamically adding resources to a partition
3.6.2 Dynamically moving resources between partitions
3.6.3 Dynamically removing resources from a partition
Chapter 4. Hardware management
4.1 HMC
4.1.1 Local HMC
4.1.2 Remote HMC
4.1.3 Redundant HMC
4.1.4 Web-based System Manager Remote Client
4.1.5 HMC connectivity
4.1.6 HMC code
4.2 Service applications
4.2.1 Electronic Service Agent
4.2.2 Service Focal Point
4.2.3 Licensed Internal Code maintenance
4.3 LPAR Validation Tool
Chapter 5. Ongoing support
5.1 Perform preventative hardware maintenance
5.2 Hardware performance
5.2.1 Memory bandwidth
5.2.2 I/O bandwidth
5.3 AIX 5L performance monitoring
5.3.1 CPU analysis and tuning
5.3.2 Performance considerations for POWER5-based systems
5.3.3 Memory analysis and tuning
5.3.4 The nmon tool
5.3.5 Performance Toolbox for AIX
5.3.6 LoadLeveler for AIX
5.4 Manage system software updates
5.4.1 Software packaging
5.4.2 AIX 5L Version 5.3 installation pack
5.4.3 Service Update Management Assistant
5.4.4 System documentation
5.5 Linux introduction
5.5.1 Planning for Linux
5.5.2 Minimum configuration requirements for a Linux partition
5.5.3 Shared processor support for Linux logical partitions
5.5.4 Installing a Linux distribution
5.5.5 Virtual I/O Server and Linux
5.5.6 Dynamically managing physical I/O devices and slots on Linux
5.6 Basic problem determination
5.6.1 Error analyzing
5.6.2 Managing the error log
5.6.3 Capturing service data
5.7 Logical volume management.
5.7.1 LVM introduction
5.7.2 Physical volume management
5.7.3 Adding a physical disk
5.7.4 Disk replacement procedure
5.7.5 Volume group management
5.7.6 Logical volumes and file systems
5.8 Planning and performing backup and recovery
5.8.1 System backup (mksysb)
5.8.2 System recovery methods
5.8.3 Cloning a system backup
5.8.4 Alternate disk installation
5.8.5 NIM client (mksysb installation)
5.8.6 Using NIM with alternate disk install
5.8.7 Using tape or CD/DVD-R
5.8.8 Non-root volume group backup and recovery
5.8.9 The savevg command
5.8.10 Disaster recovery (business continuity)
Chapter 6. Advanced POWER Virtualization
6.1 Overview of Advanced POWER Virtualization
6.2 Micro-Partitioning
6.2.1 Shared processor partitions
6.2.2 Shared pool overview
6.3 Virtual networking
6.3.1 Virtual LAN (VLAN)
6.3.2 Virtual Ethernet adapter
6.3.3 Shared Ethernet Adapter (SEA)
6.3.4 Virtual networking example
6.4 Virtual I/O Server
6.4.1 Overview of the Virtual I/O Server
6.4.2 Virtual SCSI
6.4.3 Installing the Virtual I/O Server
6.4.4 Backup and maintenance
6.4.5 Availability of the Virtual I/O Server partition
6.5 Partition Load Manager
6.5.1 Memory management
6.5.2 Processor management
6.5.3 Limitations and considerations
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