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IBM Flex System p24L, p260 and p460 Compute Nodes

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Published on 11 April 2012, updated 29 May 2014

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IBM Form #: TIPS0880

Authors: David Watts

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    The IBM Flex System™ p24L, p260 and p460 Compute Nodes are servers based on IBM® POWER® architecture technologies. These compute nodes run in IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis units to provide a high-density, high-performance compute node environment, using advanced processing technology. The p260 and p460 support IBM AIX, IBM i, and Linux operating environments and are designed to run a wide variety of workloads. The p24L is designed to run Linux. The p24L and p260 are half-wide compute nodes with two processors, and the p460 is a full-wide compute node with four processors.

    Note: The following models have been withdrawn from marketing and are no longer available for ordering from IBM:

    * IBM Flex System p24L Compute Node, 1457-7FL

    * IBM Flex System p460 Compute Node, 7895-42X

    Changes in the May 29 update:

    * The p460 supports AIX 5.3



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