PowerVM

Persistent memory enhancements on IBM Power Systems for SAP HANA

Modern data platforms, Power servers, Power Systems

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that the IBM strategy for existing and upcoming memory technologies is anchored in embracing the open ecosystem that gives clients choices to help solve real problems. When IBM and SAP jointly announced support for SAP HANA on IBM Power Systems four years ago, IBM didn’t simply follow what other SAP certified ...read more


Simplify journey to multicloud with IBM Power Systems

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

Enterprises increasingly implement multiple cloud solutions to support a diverse array of workloads. They tap into public cloud services, build private clouds and construct hybrid clouds in an effort to optimize the balance of performance, control and cost for each application. They also can gain resiliency, reliability and flexibility benefits when strategically distributing applications, software ...read more


Scale massive SAP HANA database capacity in the cloud

AI, Blockchain, Cloud computing...

Every organization, including yours, wants an edge, whether that advantage is getting to market first, delivering exceptional customer experiences or creating unique operating efficiency. And now you have an easy starting point—SAP S/4HANA on IBM Power Systems servers in the IBM Cloud, a new capability announced at Think 2018. In-memory databases such as SAP HANA ...read more


IBM POWER9 scale-out servers deliver more memory, better price performance vs. Intel x86

Cloud computing, Power servers, Power Systems

IBM recently began shipping its next-generation Power Systems servers incorporating its newly-designed POWER9 processor. These POWER9-based scale-out systems, including S914, S922, S924, H922, H924 and L922, provide leadership capabilities in non-accelerated compute spaces such as in-memory databases, advanced analytics and cloud environments. POWER9 scale-out servers are cloud-ready and include built-in PowerVM virtualization capabilities, enabling you ...read more


Power your containerized cloud with IBM

AI, Cloud computing, Data centers...

Last month, IBM announced a new on-premises offering called IBM Cloud Private. An innovative and revolutionary platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, IBM Cloud Private incorporates the best of open source tools, including Kubernetes container orchestration, with the unique IBM values that enterprises need to be confident in a secure, compliant and performant private cloud platform. With native ...read more


Software development discipline reshapes infrastructure

Integrated infrastructure, Software, Software-defined computing...

Infrastructure as code Software engineering has delivered goodness that the world relies on every day. Gone are the days of software that crashes frequently. Software is now reliable, and changes made to software are seldom disruptive.  Software vendors quickly adapt to new features in operating systems and hardware. This is due to a confluence of ...read more


Why I choose IBM i virtualization

Power servers, Virtualization, Workload & resource optimization

It saddens me to think that there are still many companies out there who view IBM i as just another legacy technology when it is so much more. As technology professionals, it’s our responsibility to stay current in the industry. Just like buying any “big ticket item” in your personal life, you want to do ...read more


Can I migrate my IBM Power Systems without Live Partition Mobility?

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

Is your organization looking to update your infrastructure to the latest version of IBM Power Systems but struggling with how to migrate your servers? When migrating virtual machines (also called logical partitions or LPARs) from an older IBM Power technology to more current systems, Live Partition Mobility (especially as aided by IBM Systems Lab Services’ ...read more


Fast-growing Lab Services tool saves IBM Power clients time

IBM Systems Lab Services, Power servers, Power Systems

It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s worked with me: I’m an evangelist for the IBM Power Systems Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Simplified Remote Restart (SRR) automation tool. I’ve even called it the best-kept secret of the latest IBM Power Systems servers. LPM is a feature of Power Systems servers that enables ...read more