Containers on IBM Power (LX063DG-SPVC)


This course is designed to provide skills enablement for system administrators and product support specialists in the area of operating system-based virtualization provided by Linux containers on IBM Power.


Hands-on exercises reinforce the lecture material, allowing students to install and configure Linux containers.


Enrollment in this course is not restricted. Typical students may include: 
Technical IBM personnel  
Business Partner technical personnel  
IT consultants and architects


Basic Linux skills

Basic PowerVM skills 


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Linux containers architecture
  • Install and configure Docker onto a Power Systems environment
  • Perform Docker administration operations
  • Install and configure CRI-O
  • Perform basic container orchestration steps
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Course Outline

Unit 1 - Introduction to containers 
   Why containers 
   Containers and virtualization 
   Evolution of containers 

Unit 2 - Implementing containers on IBM Power 
   Container architecture 
   Podman installation and basic functionality 

Unit 3 - Container operations 

Unit 4 - Container orchestration 
   Cloud in context