IBM PowerVM Getting Started Guide
IBM Redbooks, Dec 4, 2012 - Computers - 104 pages
IBM® PowerVM® virtualization technology is a combination of hardware and software that supports and manages virtual environments on IBM POWER5, POWER5+, POWER6®, and POWER7® processor-based systems. These systems are available on IBM Power SystemsTM and IBM BladeCenter® servers as optional editions, and are supported by the IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux operating systems. With this set of comprehensive systems technologies and services, you can aggregate and manage resources with a consolidated, logical view.
By deploying PowerVM virtualization and IBM Power Systems, you can take advantage of the following benefits:
This IBM RedpaperTM publication is a quick start guide to help you install and configure a complete PowerVM virtualization solution on IBM Power Systems. It highlights how to use the following management console interfaces to configure PowerVM:
This paper also highlights advanced configuration of a dual Virtual I/O Server setup.
This paper targets new customers who need assistance with quickly and easily installing, configuring, and starting a new PowerVM server in a virtualized environment.