Automatic Partition Resource Manager for System i and iSeries

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 06 June 2007, updated 07 June 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738489298
ISBN-13: 9780738489292
IBM Form #: SG24-7174-00
(86 pages)

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Authors: Nick Harris, Dave Schnee, Peter Mullin


Logical Partitioning for OS/400 opened the door to significant operational advantages and cost savings for iSeries and System i clients. You can now manage production workloads from many iSeries servers on a single newer server using LPAR technology. And, in an System i world, you can now consolidate additional operating system environments onto a single System i footprint.

This IBM Redbooks publication is about setting up a partitioned iSeries or System i system. The primary focus is about making it possible to share system resources between and among partitions easily, flexibly, and safely.

The contents of this book include information and a practical example of how to use an iSeries and System i server tool, Automatic Partition Resource Manager (APRM®) from Barsa Consulting Group, LLC, to help transform a company's infrastructure into an on demand, self-healing environment.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Logical partitioning on the System i
Chapter 2. Setting up LPAR limits to make tuning possible
Chapter 3. Setting up APRM limits to make tuning efficient
Chapter 4. A real-life practical example of LPAR configuration
Chapter 5. Automatic LPAR tuning with APRM
Chapter 6. Sharing I/O hardware
Chapter 7. I want that tape drive right now
Appendix A. APRM command summary

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