What are the different high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) solutions are available for Power Systems? What are the pros and cons of these different solutions?
Posted: March 28, 2017 |
I want to point you to Jeff Stuecheli's POWER9 presentation from January's AIX Virtual User Group meeting. This information doesn't involve specific announcements or new models, but it provides an informative look the capabilities of the chip itself.
Posted: March 21, 2017 |
IBM made an interesting announcement today. The Standard editions of AIX 7.1 and AIX 7.2 will soon be available to be licensed on a monthly basis under Passport Advantage.
Posted: March 14, 2017 |
As I noted in this 2013 post, Fredrik Lundholm compiles and updates a presentation called the Power Implementation Quality Standard for commercial workloads.
Posted: March 07, 2017 |
In case you missed me mentioning it on Twitter (@robmcnelly), I was recently selected as part of the 2017 class of IBM Power Champions.
Posted: February 28, 2017 |
What systems are you running? That's an easy enough question to answer. You might tell me that you have two 880s, two 850s and two S822s, all running AIX 7.2.
Posted: February 21, 2017 |
In my consulting work, I see a number of customers with small machines running critical workloads that don't incorporate virtualization. Because these workloads aren't necessarily memory- or CPU-intensive, these customers see no need to set up multiple LPARs. They just want a stand-alone system.
Posted: February 14, 2017 |
This was posted on Jan. 17, but it's worth revisiting.
Posted: February 07, 2017 |
If you use an electronic calendar, chances are you're dealing with multiple calendaring and email systems between your work and personal accounts. Some folks use Google Calendar, others use Outlook and still others use Lotus Notes for example. Personally, I use multiple email clients, and each one has a calendar. I prefer to keep all of my appointments in one place using one piece of software, and everything has to sync with my phone.
Posted: January 31, 2017 |
During a recent conversation over lunch, my companion made a great observation: No one questions the need to upgrade their computers and other devices anymore -- with one notable exception.
Posted: January 24, 2017 |