5 Things To Know About The New IBM Redbooks Virtualization Cookbook For Linux On System z
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Virtualization is still hot in the IT industry. The IBM mainframe, z/VM and its predecessors have been doing virtualization for five different decades. Today, it can be argued that the mainframe is the most functionally rich virtualization platform. When Linux came to the IBM mainframe in 2000, it was a natural fit to run under z/VM. You can run many tens or even low hundreds of Linux virtual servers on the same System z logical partition (LPAR) under z/VM. But how does one go about actually installing and configuring your environment for z/VM and Linux on System z? This updated IBM Redbooks publication is the answer to all of your questions regarding virtualization using z/VM 6.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3.
What’s new in this version of The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4 and SLES 11 SP3? Here are the 5 things you should know about this book:
And created one great new book for you:
We did this because we found so much commonality in the z/VM chapters as well as many other chapters – and many of our customers have both distributions installed in different parts of their enterprise.
For more information, see the following documents:
Lydia Parziale is an IBM Redbooks Project Leader. She works with teams of international technical experts from around the world to explore various technologies and their integrations and writes books, guides, blogs and videos on what they find. Follow Lydia on Twitter at @LydiaP01.