IBM PowerVM Virtualization Introduction and Configuration
Scott Vetter, Mel Cordero, Lucio Correia, Hai Lin, Vamshikrishna Thatikonda, Rodrigo Xavier, IBM Redbooks
IBM Redbooks, Jun 9, 2017 - Computers - 786 pages
This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an introduction to PowerVMTM virtualization technologies on Power System servers.
PowerVM is a combination of hardware, firmware, and software that provides CPU, network, and disk virtualization. These are the main virtualization technologies:
POWER7, POWER6, and POWER5 hardware
Though the PowerVM brand includes partitioning, management software, and other offerings, this publication focuses on the virtualization technologies that are part of the PowerVM Standard and Enterprise Editions.
This publication is also designed to be an introduction guide for system administrators, providing instructions for these tasks:
Configuration and creation of partitions and resources on the HMC
This edition has been updated with the latest updates available and an improved content organization.
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