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IBM System p5 550 and 550Q Technical Overview and Introduction

An IBM Redpaper publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.


Published on 22 September 2006, updated 05 November 2006

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IBM Form #: REDP-4138-01

Authors: Scott Vetter, Giuliano Anselmi, Charlie Cler, Carlo Costantini, Bernard Filhol, SahngShin Kim, Gregor Linzmeier and Ondrej Plachy

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    This IBM Redpaper is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM System p5 550 and 550Q UNIX servers. It introduces major hardware offerings and discusses their prominent functions.

    Professionals who want to acquire a better understanding of IBM System p products should read this IBM Redpaper. The intended audience includes:

    - Clients

    - Sales and marketing professionals

    - Technical support professionals

    - IBM Business Partners

    - Independent software vendors

    This IBM Redpaper expands the current set of IBM System p documentation by providing a desktop reference that offers a detailed technical description of the p5-550 and the p5-550Q system.

    This IBM Redpaper does not replace the latest IBM System p marketing materials and tools. It is intended as an additional source of information that you can use, together with existing sources, to enhance your knowledge of IBM server solutions.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. General description

    Chapter 2. Architecture and technical overview

    Chapter 3. RAS and manageability


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