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Course Description

  • This course is designed to enable the students to acquire the skills necessary to prepare for installing and leveraging the new functions of IBM i 7.3 on POWER7 and POWER8 hardware.

    The emphasis is on the hardware and software components introduced in 2015-2016 announcements of POWER8 hardware and the 2016 announcement of IBM i 7.3.


  • After completing this course, you should be able to:

    • Describe the new models of POWER8

    • Describe the significant POWER8 hardware

    • Describe single root IO virtualization

    • Describe the new enhancements to IBM i 7.3 software release

    • Describe the major planning steps to upgrade to IBM i 7.3

    • Describe the major enhancements of DB2

    • Describe the major security enhancements

    • Describe the enhancements to IBM i Access

    • Describe the enhancements of IBM Navigator for i

    • Describe the enhancements for application development

    • Describe the enhancements to Open Source for IBM i

    • Describe the enhancements IBM i mobile

    • Describe PowerHA/DR strategy and product offerings

    • Describe the major functions of PowerVC

    • Describe the major functions of PowerVP


  • This course is intended for existing IBM i administrators, users, and support personnel.


  • The following are recommended prerequisites:

    •Basic understanding of Power Systems with IBM i architecture.

    •Basic understanding of the support available in a current release of IBM i.


  • Day 1

    Unit 1 - IBM i 7.3 overview

    Unit 2 - POWER8 overview

    Unit 3 – POWER8 scale-out systems

    Unit 4 – POWER8 scale-up systems

    Unit 5 – POWER8 upgrade planning

    Unit 6 – POWER8 I/O

    Unit 7 – Upgrading to IBM i 7.3

    Day 2

    Unit 8 - DB2 for i enhancements in 7.3

    Unit 9 – IBM i Services

    Unit 10 - Systems management – Access Client Solutions

         Exercise 1 – Run SQL Scripts with Access Client Solutions

    Unit 11 - Systems management – Navigator for i

    Unit 12 - Systems management – Navigator for i – Performance Tasks

    Day 3

    Unit 13 – Security authority collection

         Exercise 2 – Explore security authority collection

    Unit 14 - Application development and Open Source enhancements

    Unit 15 - Mobile enhancements

    Unit 16 – Networking enhancements

    Unit 17 - BRMS enhancements

    Unit 18 - PowerHA enhancements

    Unit 19 – PowerVC Virtualization Center with IBM i

    Unit 20 - PowerVP Virtualization Performance Intelligence