Deploying Cloud Components on POWER

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 27 November 2011, updated 28 November 2011

Authors: Mike Buzzetti, James Kuchler, Thanh Lam, Charlie Lawrence, Sean M. Swehla

Abstract

“The world is changing. A new reality is emerging for organizations of every size from every part of the planet. It’s called the cloud—a profound evolution of IT with revolutionary implications for business and society, creating new possibilities and enabling more efficient, flexible and collaborative computing models.”

_ http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/

This IBM® Redbooks™ publication applies to Version 6 Release 1 of AIX® on POWER® systems. This book is provided as an additional resource as you investigate or consider implementing and deploying a cloud in a POWER® environment in the context of infrastructure as a service. is provided as an additional resource as you investigate or consider implementing and deploying a cloud in a POWER environment in the context of infrastructure as a service.

This book is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about Cloud Computing on Power systems.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction and component model overview
Chapter 2. Initial steps
Chapter 3. Installing and configuring components
Chapter 4. Managing virtual machines
Chapter 5. Epilog
Appendix A. Problems and solutions
Appendix B. Using IBM Systems Director Update Manager

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