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Linux Applications on pSeries

Linux Applications on pSeries

By: Dr. Jan-Rainer Lahmann; Luis Ferreira; Janethe Co; Bjorn Roden

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2003

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The strengths of the AIX operating system are well known among the UNIX software community. Its reliability and great degree of scaling make AIX the perfect choice for hosting mission-critical applications. It is a robust and flexible operating system that meets all the requirements for the various demands of e-business environments. At the same time, Linux is maturing rapidly and generating excitement among software developers that has not been seen in many years. This IBM Redbooks publication will show you what you need to do to run Linux applications on pSeries. The AIX Toolbox for...

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PowerVM Virtualization on IBM System p: Managing and Monitoring

PowerVM Virtualization on IBM System p: Managing and Monitoring

By: Scott Vetter; Tomas Baublys; Damien Faure; Jackson Afonso Krainer; Michael Reed

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2008

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PowerVM™ virtualization technology is a combination of hardware and software that supports and manages the virtual environments on POWER5™ , POWER5+™ and POWER6™ -based systems. It is a major tool to help simplify and optimize your IT infrastructure. Available on most IBM® System p™ servers as optional Editions and supported by the AIX® , Linux® and i5/OS® operating systems, this set of comprehensive systems technologies and services is designed to enable you to aggregate and manage resources using a consolidated, logical view. The key benefits of deploying PowerVM virtualization...

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PowerVM Virtualization on IBM System p: Introduction and Configuration Fourth Edition

PowerVM Virtualization on IBM System p: Introduction and Configuration Fourth Edition

By: Scott Vetter; Christopher Hales; Chris Milsted; Oliver Stadler; Morten Vågmo

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2008

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an introduction to PowerVM™ virtualization technologies on IBM System p™ servers. The Advanced POWER™ Virtualization features and partitioning and virtualization capabilities of IBM Systems based on the Power Architecture® have been renamed to PowerVM. PowerVM is a combination of hardware, firmware and software that provides CPU, network and disk virtualization. The main virtualization technologies are: POWER6™ and POWER5™ hardware POWER Hypervisor™ Virtual I/O Server Though the PowerVM brand includes partitioning, software Linux®...

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PowerVM Live Partition Mobility on IBM System p

PowerVM Live Partition Mobility on IBM System p

By: Scott Vetter; Mitchell Harding; Narutsugu Itoh; Peter Nutt; Guido Somers; Federico Vagnini; Jez Wain

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2007

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Live Partition Mobility allows you to migrate running AIX® and Linux® partitions and their hosted applications from one physical server to another without disrupting infrastructure services. The migration transfers the entire partition state, including processor context, memory, attached virtual devices, and connected users. Live Partition Mobility helps you meet increasingly stringent service-level agreements (SLAs) because it allows you to proactively move running partitions and applications from systems requiring intervention or under heavy load to other systems. Live Partition...

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Tuning Linux OS on System p The POWER Of Innovation

Tuning Linux OS on System p The POWER Of Innovation

By: Stephen Hochstetler; Kraml Liu; Andre Metelo; Prasanna S Panchamukhi; John Zucker

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 14-JUN-2007

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This IBM Redbooks publication describes what you can do to improve and maximize the performance of your business server applications running on System p hardware with the Linux operating system. It describes how to improve the performance of the System p hardware, the operating system, and specific server applications. The book is divided into three parts: Part 1 explains the technology implemented in the major subsystems in System p servers and shows what settings can be selected or adjusted to obtain the best performance. Part 2 describes the performance aspects...

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IBM System p5 Approaches to 24x7 Availability Including AIX 5L

IBM System p5 Approaches to 24x7 Availability Including AIX 5L

By: Scott Vetter; Bruno Blanchard; Steve Edwards; Brad Gough; Hans Mozes

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2006

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This IBM Redbook focuses on the technology, serviceability, and features that are used by the IBM eServer p5 and IBM System p5 servers, which allow you to make your server one of the most reliable and available parts of your IT infrastructure. This redbook explains how the server availability can be improved by: - Proper planning of the server environment and configuration - Understanding the role of the service processors and firmware components, and how they can be best configured and managed -Using high availability and redundancy features provided by the AIX 5L operating...

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Virtualization and Clustering Best Practices Using IBM System p Servers

Virtualization and Clustering Best Practices Using IBM System p Servers

By: Dino Quintero; Liviu Rosca; Martin Vanous; Richard Wale; Jun Yoshino; Octavian Lascu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 15-MAY-2007

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This IBM Redbooks publication highlights and demonstrates, through practical examples, clustering technologies, and principles that involve IBM System p servers and various IBM management software. Different viewpoints are exposed and analyzed, to help reveal areas of importance that may be exploited in reducing the total cost of ownership of your IT environment. This book will help you install, tailor, and configure IBM System p5 and exploit its advanced features, such as Advanced POWER Virtualization , which provides new ways to get more out of your machine and therefore more from your...