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IBM PowerVP: Introduction and Technical Overview

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 14 August 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738454362
ISBN-13: 9780738454368
IBM Form #: REDP-5112-01

Authors: Scott Vetter, Liviu Rosca and Stefan Stefanov

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    This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a comprehensive guide that covers IBM Power Virtualization Performance (PowerVP™) for IBM Power Systems™ Version 1.1.3. The objective of this paper is to introduce the features and benefits of PowerVP:

    • Real-time monitoring
    • Intuitive and customizable GUI
    • Background data collection
    • Multiple dynamic views
    • Recording and replay
    • Data stores
    • Thresholds and alarms

    This publication is for professionals who are involved in performance and capacity planning, support, design, and deployment of IBM PowerVM® on IBM Power Systems. The intended audience includes the following roles:

    • Clients
    • Capacity planning managers
    • Sales and marketing professionals
    • IT Architects
    • Technical support professionals
    • IBM Business Partners independent software vendors

    This paper explains the current set of IBM PowerVP features and documents the installation and configuration. It includes real-life examples of use of PowerVM.

    It is intended to help you take advantage of the capabilities of IBM Power Systems and optimize the use of system resources.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. Planning and installation

    Chapter 3. The PowerVP GUI

    Chapter 4. PowerVP and PowerVM features

    Chapter 5. Experiences with PowerVP and PowerVM features


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