IBM Wave for z/VM Installation, Implementation, and Use

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


IBM® Wave for z/VM® is virtualization management software for IBM z/VM and Linux OS on IBM z Systems. It provides a simplified and cost-effective way for companies to harness the consolidation capabilities of the IBM z Systems platform and its ability to host the workloads of tens of thousands of commodity servers. Wave for z/VM is a complete management solution for z Systems virtual server farms.

This IBM Redbooks® publication describes IBM Wave for z/VM architecture and how it fits into the cloud. It includes a planning and design guide that is based on common scenarios. This book also covers installation and configuration tasks and how to manage and operate the environment.

This book is intended for IT architects who are responsible for planning their IBM Wave for z/VM environments and IT specialists who are responsible for implementing them.

Table of contents

Part 1. Architecture and installation
Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Wave for z/VM
Chapter 2. IBM Wave for z/VM architecture
Chapter 3. Planning and design
Chapter 4. Installation and configuration
Part 2. Using IBM Wave for z/VM
Chapter 5. Managing and operating the user interface environment
Chapter 6. Managing z/VM
Chapter 7. Managing Linux virtual machines
Chapter 8. Wave parameters


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