Skip to main Content

IBM Platform Symphony Basic Administration for Linux

  • Course Code H050G
  • Duration 3 days

Additional Payment Options

  • GTC 25 inc. VAT

    GTC, Global Knowledge Training Credit, please contact Global Knowledge for more details

Public Classroom

Public Classroom Price


excl. VAT

Request Group Training Add to Cart

Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

Request this course in a different delivery format.

Course Overview


This course is designed to give IT system administration and application support teams the required knowledge to deploy, use, and maintain the Symphony clusters in their working environment. The attendees will gain a strong understanding of Symphony architecture and resource and workload management concepts, and learn basic cluster configuration and administration skills.

This course description is based on ERC 4.0.

Course Schedule


Target Audience


This course is designed for system administration, grid and application support personnel who will be responsible for managing and utilizing Symphony grid. Application developers and end users can also benefit from this course.

Course Objectives


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Present Platform Symphony overview
  • Install Platform Symphony on Linux
  • Describe Platform Symphony web GUI
  • Describe EGO and its components
  • Plan resources with EGO
  • Administrate Platform Symphony with EGO
  • Perform EGO slot allocation tuning
  • Manage SOA workload with SOAM
  • Deploy and manage Platform Symphony application
  • Schedule jobs in Platform Symphony
  • Perform Platform Symphony basic administration tasks
  • Create reports with Platform Symphony reporting tool
  • Create Platform Symphony events
  • Troubleshoot Platform Symphony
  • Demonstrate Platform Symphony resilience

Course Content


In this course, you will learn about:

  • Platform Symphony introduction and overview
  • Platform Symphony installation
  • Platform Symphony GUI orientation
  • Platform Symphony EGO overview
  • Resource planning with EGO
  • EGO administration
  • EGO slot allocation tuning
  • SOA workload management with SOAM
  • Platform Symphony application deployment and management
  • Platform Symphony administration
  • Platform Symphony scheduling
  • Platform Symphony reporting
  • Platform Symphony security
  • Platform Symphony troubleshooting
  • Platform Symphony resilience
  • Platform Symphony 7.1 new features

Course Prerequisites


You should be familiar with Linux operating system and have basic system administration experience. Previous experience with Grid Computing technologies and solutions is beneficial but not required.