IBM System Blue Gene Solution: Blue Gene/Q Hardware Installation and Maintenance Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 08 May 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738438073
ISBN-13: 9780738438078
IBM Form #: SG24-7974-00
(198 pages)

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Authors: Matt Mattingly, James Milano


This document is one of a series of IBM® Redbooks® written specifically for the IBM Blue Gene/Q® system. The Blue Gene/Q system is the third generation of massively parallel supercomputers from IBM in the Blue Gene® series. This document explains how to install the Blue Gene/Q rack and the Blue Gene/Q I/O enclosure. It shows you how to remove and replace parts.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Installing Blue Gene/Q racks
Chapter 2. Installing an I/O enclosure
Chapter 3. Installing an I/O rack
Chapter 4. Removing and replacing parts
Appendix A. Hardware location naming conventions
Appendix B. Relocation considerations
Appendix C. IBM maintenance services acceptability and maintenance service qualification information
Appendix D. System parts

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