IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2 for IBM AIX Updates

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 06 July 2016, updated 14 March 2019

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ISBN-10: 0738441759
ISBN-13: 9780738441757
IBM Form #: SG24-8278-00
(360 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Sergio Baeta, Shawn Bodily, Bernhard Buehler, Primitivo Cervantes, Bing He, Mihai Huica, Howard Knight


This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability requirements to help maximize systems availability and resources, and provide documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to the worldwide sales and support teams.

This publication helps strengthen the position of the IBM PowerHA® SystemMirror® solution with a well-defined and documented deployment models within an IBM Power Systems™ virtualized environment, providing customers a planned foundation for business resilient infrastructure solutions.

This book describes documentation, and other resources available to help the technical teams provide business resilience solutions and support with the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Standard and Enterprise Editions on IBM Power Systems.

This publication targets technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing high availability solutions and support with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Standard and Enterprise Editions on IBM Power Systems.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for IBM AIX
Chapter 2. IBM PowerHA SystemMirror V7.2 for IBM AIX new features
Chapter 3. Planning considerations
Chapter 4. What's new with IBM Cluster Aware AIX and Reliable Scalable Clustering Technology
Chapter 5. Migration
Chapter 6. Resource Optimized High Availability (ROHA)
Chapter 7. Using the GLVM Configuration Assistant
Chapter 8. Automation to adapt to the Live Partition Mobility (LPM) operation
Appendix A. SCSI reservations
Appendix B. PowerHA: Live kernel update support

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