IBM PowerVM Questions

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
May 29 2021

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 12 2021

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Jun 12 2021

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about IBM PowerVM?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Jun 12 2021

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM PowerVM.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Jun 12 2021

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering IBM PowerVM, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Lead, UNIX and Storage Infrastructure at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jul 14 2021

I need to compare platforms running Linux and AIX in terms of performance and cost as it concerns implementing Finacle banking application. This is for a customer database of about 8 million and database size of about 16TB.

sedstrIBM Power hardware is designed to maximize I/O while still providing flexibility… more »
Server Virtualization Software Questions
Timothy Dollimore
User
Jul 14 2021

Hi professionals,

Has anyone heard about any successful virtualisation of Sun Enterprise 450 (E450) hardware? 

We are running a software package on Solaris 2.6 & Oracle 7 DIMM and mirror disk failures are becoming more frequent. So just wondering if there's anything out there?

Thanks for your help.

Syed Abid HussainSun is offering server virtualization capabilities across all its hardware… more »
sedstrThe first problem you'll encounter, is that this system is SPARC and runs in… more »
Mir Gulzar AhmedEnterprise 450 is a too old system; either you can buy another one and migrate… more »
Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station
Jun 22 2021

How do these two types of virtualization differ? What are use cases for each?

Bhupesh AroraServer Virtualization means virtualizing physical servers in your data center… more »
José RiosTeam my answer, is a virtual server works like a traditional server, however… more »
Rozaino Sarbini
Senior Manager at NCS Group
Jul 28 2021

I'm looking to understand what are the pros and cons of OVM vs ESXi?

ThomasBeetzOracle OVM is replaced by oracle OLVM. KVM replace XEN. oracle is cheaper than… more »
Rony_Sklar
IT Central Station
Jul 30 2021

Can you explain what an IOMMU is? How does it improve VM performance?

Joe ArroyoThe only way IOMMU will help is if you start assigning HW resources directly to… more »
Simeon AnguelovIOMMU stands for Input-Output Memory Management Unit. It connects i/o devices to… more »
DEEPEN DHULLAIn virtualization, guest operating systems can use hardware that is not… more »
Syed Zaffar
Cloud Admin at CtrlS Datacenters
Jul 08 2021

Hello, I work as a cloud admin for a mid-sized tech services company. We are currently researching server virtualization tools. 

What are the biggest differences between VMware vSphere, Citrix XenServer, Hyper-V, and Proxmox in terms of features and costs? 

Are there other solutions you would recommend?

Thanks! 

Rathin Vaidya1. VMware is the more popular server virtualization software and has been the… more »
Rohit ZanwarWhat kind of workload you are running? There are multiple solutions available… more »
Krishna RandadathI would like to know whether your infrastructure is converged or hyperconverged… more »