Virtualization plays an important role in resource efficiency, optimizing performance, reducing costs, and improving business continuity. IBM® PowerVM® provides a secure and scalable server virtualization environment for IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux applications. PowerVM is built upon the advanced RAS features and leading performance of the IBM Power®.
This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces IBM PowerVM virtualization technologies on Power servers. This publication targets clients who are new to Power servers and introduces the currently available capabilities of the PowerVM platform. It includes the following chapters:
Chapter 1. PowerVM overview
Chapter 2. PowerVM features in details
Chapter 3. Planning for PowerVM
Chapter 4. Implementing PowerVM
Chapter 5. Managing the PowerVM environment
Chapter 6. Automation on IBM Power
The material included in this document is in DRAFT form and is provided 'as is' without warranty of any kind. IBM is not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the material, and may update the document at any time. The final, published document may not include any, or all, of the material included herein. Client assumes all risks associated with Client's use of this document.