Consolidation Planning Workbook: Practical Migration from x86 to IBM LinuxONE

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 10 December 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738459259
ISBN-13: 9780738459257
IBM Form #: REDP-5433-01
(22 pages)

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Authors: Makenzie Manna, Michel M. Beaulieu, Felipe Cardeneti Mendes, Guilherme Nogueira, Lena Roesch


IBM® LinuxONE is a portfolio of hardware, software, and solutions for an enterprise-grade Linux environment. It is designed to run more transactions faster and with more security and reliability specifically for the open community. It fully embraces open source-based technology.

This IBM Redbooks® publication provides a technical sample workbook for IT organizations that are considering a migration from their x86 distributed servers to IBM LinuxONE. This publication provides you with checklists for each facet of your migration to IBM LinuxONE.

This IBM Redbooks workbook assists you by providing the following information:

  • Choosing workloads to migrate
  • Analysis of how to size workloads for migration
  • Financial benefits of a migration
  • Project definition
  • Planning checklists and worksheets
  • Sample project plan

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Planning
Chapter 2. Sample project plan
Chapter 3. Summary

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