Best Practices for Microsoft Windows and Linux Integration in iSeries Systems

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 03 October 2005, updated 12 October 2005

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IBM Form #: REDP-4000-00
(100 pages)

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Authors: Nick Harris, Mauricio Lima, Rex Steinkuller, Abdul Sukkur

Abstract

This Redpaper will provide you with a broad understanding of the integration of existing, separate Microsoft Windows and Linux PC servers in an IBM eServer iSeries system with an integrated IBM eServer xSeries server.

We discuss the overall considerations for selecting and sizing servers. We also describe best practices and provide information about other resources that are available to you.

This guide is developed for IBM employees, IBM Business Partners, and customers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Why integrate into a single server?
Chapter 2. Methodology for sizing and migrating Windows servers
Chapter 3. Methodology for sizing and migrating Linux servers
Chapter 4. Best practices for managing integrated servers

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