Partitioning Implementations for IBM eServer p5 Servers

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published 14 February 2005, updated 16 October 2005

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ISBN-10: 0738492140
ISBN-13: 9780738492148
IBM Form #: SG24-7039-02
(334 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Nic Irving, Mattew Jenner, Arsi Kortesniemi


This IBM Redbooks publication provides a broad understanding of logical partitioning on the IBM eServer p5 servers, focusing particularly on the increased function available when these servers are combined with AIX 5L Version 5.3 and Advanced POWER Virtualization features. It also provides a discussion of available Linux support and IBM eServer OpenPower systems. This book covers the following subject areas:
* Advanced POWER Virtualization
* Micro-Partitioning technology
* Virtual I/O
* Dynamic logical partitioning implementation
The audience for this book are technical support specialists, customers, and business partners.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Logical partitioning primer
Chapter 1. Logical partitioning primer
Chapter 2. Partitioning implementation on p5 and OpenPower servers
Chapter 3. Basic partition management
Chapter 4. Virtualized resource management
Chapter 5. Dynamic logical partitioning
Chapter 6. The POWER Hypervisor
Appendix A. Dynamic logical partitioning program templates
Appendix B. Dynamic logical partitioning output samples

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