ANZ AIX User Group
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Looks like we now have a Blog, File Sharing, a Wiki, and Activities, I will have a play and see what we can do with them
Want to know more about new IBM #POWER7 systems. Go here.
Just read the news about #IBM #POWER7 announcements. Check it out
#IBM announces #POWER7 redefines the benchmarks against which performance is measured
POWER7 based machines introduces the Active Memory Expansion (AME) which makes the memory of an AIX 6 Logical Partition (LPAR) seem larger than is actually is by compression memory pages on the fly. This movie covers the basics of how it works, how to switch it on at the LPAR level, running the "amepat" tool to predetermine good AME settings and its effect and then how to monitor it while its running.
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This in from Tao chen in China - Thanks
I just came across this page, with many learning materials on packet-level network analysis with Wireshark:
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Thanks to Joe at the VUG for this one:
At the June webinar I mentioned a new set of IBM courses that were being
offered. These are FREE of charge, NO COST, COMPLIMENTARY classes. They
are a bit like the AIX VUG Webinars with each class having a single focus.
I have put a link to the material as well as the web site on the AIX VUG
Wiki. It is just above the Next Sessions heading and is labeled Power Test
Drive Course Information. Check it out for more focused education from
AIX VUG Wiki:
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The zsnap command is a supplemental tool used by AIX support personnel to gather debugging data. Built around the standard AIX snap command, the zsnap command gathers additional information that the snap command does not provide. You can also use the zsnap command to send a testcase directly to IBM from the machine that generated the testcase data. If needed, the zsnap command can fork multiple calls to the snap command, which results in quicker data gathering than if done via snap.
zsnap Utility for AIX http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T4000034
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Power IT Pro is holding a free one-day online conference featuring IBM and independent AIX experts on November 16, 2010.
Information and registration for this event is at http://app.tech.pentontech.com/e/es.aspx?s=1481&e=39305&elq=445d152f92ad4f90a90ddb554a662dc6 and we would appreciate you forwarding this info to your membership. This virtual event offers your members updates, education, and in-depth technical exploration on topics for Power Systems and AIX users. This is a great opportunity for your members to get access to AIX education from their own office.
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Pat O'Rourke is from the IBM briefing lab and has deep knowledge of the Power product line. This week, Pat will cover the I/O options and considerations for POWER7 servers. I/O drawers, adapters, placement, split backplanes, and even some SSD (Solid State Disk) will be covered. This gets pretty deep into the server I/O architecture and helps you better under the server capabilities and how to best use them.
This webinar is 90 minutes.
Hello to our Trans-Tasman colleagues,
The next few months are busy for hardware/storage technical training in New Zealand. We currently have a host of courses scheduled for System x, VMware, System Storage and Power Systems. For those unaware, IBM is now a Global VMware Authorised Training Centre, so you can be assured that when you attend VMware training with IBM, you receive the same quality course material and qualified instructors as you do from VMware themselves.
Please find our updated technical training schedule attached.
If you have a selection of training courses to be completed by people in your organisation over the next few months, please consider our Education Packs which allow you to buy 12 months worth of training at a discounted rate.
If the course you need isn't scheduled, please let us know. You can contact us on 0800 426 801 or email@example.com
Over here in Melbourne we are busily organising our 4th Annual IBM System x and BladeCenter Technical Symposium. Details are available at: http://www-304.ibm.com/jct03001c/services/learning/ites.wss?pageType=page&c=G276651F86973B80
We hope you will consider joining us at this event!!
Free to share this schedule with colleagues and clients who we may have missed sending this to and please don't hesitate to contact us if you require any assistance.
Education Specialist – A/NZ (part-time)
IBM Systems and Technology Group
IBM is a VMware Authorised Training Centre - check out our offerings at ibm.com/training/au/vmware
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IBM TRAINING FOR SYSTEMS
POWER SYSTEM P (AIX) TRAINING UPDATE
A quick update from the IBM Training for Systems team.
GPFS training update
GPFS training has undergone a course refresh and the new course will run for the first time on 18 April in Sydney. This 2.5 day course includes information on installing, configuring, and monitoring a GPFS cluster. Many features are described and tested in hands on lab activities including storage management, HA options, cluster management, and Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) tools.
AN81AU - GPFS 3.2 System Administration
18 April - Sydney
Course description/enrol at:
Save the date!
IBM Power Systems Technical Symposium 2011
16-19 August 2011 - Sydney (Sofitel Sydney Wentworth Hotel).
Bookmark this page and visit regularly as more information is posted. Registration now available at the same link.
Updated Power System p training schedule
Top 4 Power System p courses at the moment...
AN31AU - Power Systems for AIX - Virtualization II: Advanced PowerVM and Performance
4 April - Sydney
AN22AU - AIX Network Installation Manager (NIM) I: Concepts and Configuration
4 April - Melbourne
AN12AU - Power Systems for AIX II: AIX Implementation and Administration
21 February - Sydney (places still available for Feb class)
AN14AU - AIX 6 Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals
4 April - Sydney
**IBMers should enrol at Learning@IBM**
IBM Training for Systems - Enquiries 1800 801 088 (or NZ 0800 801 426) - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you no longer wish to receive updates from IBM Training, please reply with REMOVE to email@example.com
Education Specialist – A/NZ (part-time)
IBM Systems and Technology Group, IBM Australia
p. 1800 801 088
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By Jaqui Lynch
The past two years have been major events in the world of UNIX. In 2009
UNIX celebrated 40 years, and last month was the 25th birthday for AIX.
In this article, I’ll take a brief walk through time and look at the
progression UNIX and AIX have taken.
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Guide to selecting an AIX or VIOS Multipathing path control module
I prefer AIXPCM, as it is part of AIX, so easier from a support perspective, and reduces upgrade time and complexity.
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Please spread the word and invite your customers, clients, partners to attend the workshop, too.
Frieder A. Hamm
Program Manager for ITSO Workshops
International Technical Support Organization and Authoring Services
Germany : Phone ++49-711-6599185 Mobile ++49-172-7521804 Fax ++49-711-6573250 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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Spectrum and IBM announce
PowerNOW - New Zealand’sYou are invited to attend the latest Power Systems Announcements for 2011 and a presentation on the technology advantage of IBM Power Systems. PowerNOW is all about making IBM Power Systems work for you...
Speakers / Agenda:
Thursday - 5th May 2011Wellington
Wednesday - 11th May 2011Register here to attend PowerNOW