IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2.3 for IBM AIX and V7.22 for Linux

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 16 September 2019, updated 16 April 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738457914
ISBN-13: 9780738457918
IBM Form #: SG24-8434-00
(508 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Adriano Almeida, Bernhard Buehler, Primitivo Cervantes, Stuart Cunliffe, Jes Kiran, Byron Martinez Martinez, Antony Steel, Oscar Humberto Torres, Stefan Velica


This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps strengthen the position of the IBM PowerHA® SystemMirror® for Linux solution with well-defined and documented deployment models within an IBM Power Systems™ environment, which provides customers a planned foundation for business resilience and disaster recovery (DR) for their IBM Power Systems infrastructure solutions.

This book addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability (HA) and DR requirements for IBM AIX® and Linux on IBM Power Systems servers to help maximize system availability and resources and provide technical documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to users and support teams.

This publication is targeted at technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists) who are responsible for providing HA and DR solutions and support for IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX and Linux Standard and Enterprise Editions on IBM Power Systems servers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM AIX
Chapter 2. New features
Chapter 3. Planning considerations
Chapter 4. Migration
Chapter 5. PowerHA SystemMirror User Interface
Chapter 6. Resource Optimized High Availability
Chapter 7. Geographical Logical Volume Manager configuration assistant
Chapter 8. Automation adaptation for Live Partition Mobility
Chapter 9. Cluster partition management update
Chapter 10. PowerHA SystemMirror special features
Chapter 11. PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2.2 for Linux
Chapter 12. Infrastructure management with IBM PowerVC
Appendix A. Storage migrations
Appendix B. Migrating the cluster repository disk

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