IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2.1 for IBM AIX Updates

A draft IBM Redbooks publication

Updated 29 March 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738442518
ISBN-13: 9780738442518
IBM Form #: SG24-8372-00
(456 pages)

Authors: Dino Quintero, Shawn Bodily, Bernhard Buehler, Bunphot Chuprasertsuk, Bing He, Maria-Katharina Esser, Fabio Martins, Matthew W Radford, Antony William Steel


This IBM Redbooks publication helps strengthen the position of the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror solution with a well-defined and documented deployment models within an IBM Power Systems virtualized environment allowing customers a planned foundation for business resilient and disaster recovery for their IBM Power Systems infrastructure solutions.

This publication addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability and disaster recovery requirements on IBM Power Systems servers to help maximize systems' availability and resources, and provide technical documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to users and support teams.

This book is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing high availability and disaster recovery solutions and support with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Standard and Enterprise Editions on IBM Power Systems servers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX
Chapter 2. IBM PowerHA SystemMirror 7.2.0 and 7.2.1 for IBM AIX new features
Chapter 3. Planning considerations
Chapter 4. What’s new with IBM Cluster Aware AIX (CAA) and Reliable Scalable Clustering Technology (RSCT)
Chapter 5. Migration
Chapter 6. Resource Optimized High Availability (ROHA)
Chapter 7. Geographic Logical Volume Manager configuration assistant
Chapter 8. Automation adaptation for Live Partition Mobility (LPM)
Chapter 9. IBM PowerHA SystemMirror User Interface
Chapter 10. Cluster partitioning management update
Chapter 11. IBM PowerHA SystemMirror special features
Appendix A. SCSI reservations
Appendix B. PowerHA: Live kernel update support

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