Networking Overview for Linux on zSeries

An IBM Redpaper publication



Abstract

As new hardware is introduced and z/VM virtualization technology evolves, an ever-increasing number of networking options are available to the Linux on zSeries operating system. Depending on when you implemented Linux on zSeries, the networking infrastructure you chose might now be superseded by a more advanced technology. This IBM Redpaper provides an overview of the different networking options and provides recommendations for implementing the latest networking technology available to Linux for IBM eServer zSeries.

Table of contents

Introduction
Networking options
Physical networking options
HiperSockets
Virtualization technology
Guest LAN configuration
VSWITCH
Performance considerations
Summary




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Publish Date
09 December 2004


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IBM Form Number
REDP-3901-00