IBM AIX Version 7.1 Differences Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 26 December 2010, updated 25 February 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738435007
ISBN-13: 9780738435008
IBM Form #: SG24-7910-00
(454 pages)

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Authors: Scott Vetter, Richard Bassemir, Thierry Fauck, Chris Gibson, Brad Gough, Murali Neralla, Armin Röll, Murali Vaddagiri


This IBM® Redbooks® publication focuses on the enhancements to IBM AIX® Version 7.1 Standard Edition. It is intended to help system administrators, developers, and users understand these enhancements and evaluate potential benefits in their own environments.

AIX Version 7.1 introduces many new features, including:
- Domain Role Based Access Control
- Workload Partition enhancements
- Topas performance tool enhancements
- Terabyte segment support
- Cluster Aware AIX functionality

AIX Version 7.1 offers many other new enhancements, and you can explore them all in this publication.
For clients who are not familiar with the enhancements of AIX through Version 5.3, a companion publication, AIX Version 6.1 Differences Guide, SG24-7559, is available.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Application development and debugging
Chapter 2. File systems and storage
Chapter 3. Workload Partitions and resource management
Chapter 4. Continuous availability
Chapter 5. System management
Chapter 6. Performance management
Chapter 7. Networking
Chapter 8. Security, autentication, and authorization
Chapter 9. Installation, backup, and recovery
Chapter 10. National language support
Chapter 11. Hardware and graphics support

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