This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System™ S812LC (8347-21C) servers that use the latest IBM POWER8® processor technology and supports the Linux operating system (OS). The objective of this paper is to introduce the major innovative Power S812LC offerings and their relevant functions:
This publication is for professionals who want to acquire a better understanding of IBM Power Systems products. The intended audience includes the following roles:
This paper expands the current set of IBM Power Systems documentation by providing a desktop reference that offers a detailed technical description of the Power S812LC computing server.
This paper does not replace the latest marketing materials and configuration tools. It is intended as an additional source of information that, together with existing sources, can be used to enhance your knowledge of IBM server solutions.
Chapter 1. Architecture and technical description
Chapter 2. Management and virtualization
Chapter 3. Reliability, availability, and serviceability
Appendix A. Server racks and energy management