- 6 hours
The z/VM Concepts, System Initialization and Shutdown course describes how virtualization, and in particular z/VM, has become more popular in Data Centers and examines the processes used for z/VM start-up and shutdown.
Any IT staff requiring an overview of virtualization, how it relates to the z/VM system and the steps involved in z/VM, service and production guest systems start-up and shutdown.
A basic understanding of data processing concepts.
After completing this course, the student should be able:
- Identify the characteristics of a virtualized system
- Describe virtualization as it relates to z/VM
- Identify the roles of IT people using z/VM
- Start and stop z/VM, service and production virtual machines
- Check the status of initialized environments
- Communicate with z/VM users
Virtualization and Cloud Computing
Data Center Virtualization Benefits
What is z/VM?
Live Guest Relocation
z/VM Job Roles
SYSTEM, CONFIG and LOGO CONFIG Files
z/VM Warm, Force, Cold and Clean Start-ups
Commonly Used Service Virtual Machines
Starting Service Virtual Machines
IPLing The Production System Virtual Machine
What is the Control Program (CP) and How is it Used?
Interacting with CP
Introduction to Privilege Classes
Performing Post Initialization Tasks
Communicating with Users
Informing Users of a Shutdown
Shutting Down the Production System Virtual Machine
Shutting Down the Service Virtual Machines
Performing a Controlled Shutdown
Performing an Immediate Shutdown