IBM Power Systems Virtual Server Guide for IBM i

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 04 January 2022

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IBM Form #: SG24-8513-00

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Adriano Almeida, Marcelos Avalos, Sanjeev Chhabra, Michael Easlon, Luis Ferreira, Ahmad Y Hussein, Diego Kesselman, Sergio Leyva, Gabriel Padilla Jimenez, Bogdan Savu, Deepak C Shetty, Luis Eduardo Silva Viera, Travis Siegfried

Abstract

This IBM Redbooks publication delivers a how-to usage content perspective describing deployment, networking, and data management tasks on the IBM Power Systems Virtual Server using sample scenarios.

The team during the content development utilized available documentation, IBM Power Systems Virtual Server environment, and additional software and hardware resources to:
+ Document IBM Power Systems Virtual Server networking and data management deployment scenarios.
+ Document migrations use case scenarios.
+ Document backups case scenarios.
+ Document disaster recovery case scenarios.

This book addresses topics for IT architects, IT specialists, developers, sellers, and anyone looking to implement and manage workloads in the IBM Power Systems Virtual Server. Moreover, this publication provides documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to the technical teams, and solution guidance to the sales team. This book compliments the documentation available at IBM Documentation and aligns with the educational materials provided by IBM Systems Technical Education.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Chapter 2. Migration to Cloud with IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Chapter 3. IBM Power Systems Virtual Server in IBM Cloud Network.
Chapter 4. Backup IBM i on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Chapter 5. Hints and tips for IBM i deployments on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Chapter 6. Disaster recovery with IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Chapter 7. Reference architectural decisions to migrate IBM i on-premises to IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.
Appendix A. IBM i licensing considerations.
Appendix B. Frequently Asked Questions about IBM i on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server.

These pages are Web versions of IBM Redbooks- and Redpapers-in-progress. They are published here for those who need the information now and may contain spelling, layout and grammatical errors. This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. Your feedback is welcomed to improve the usefulness of the material to others.

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