In this doc I'm going to cover the considerations and set-up of a infiniband network, so you will need to pre plan the number of systems that you need and the bandwidth of the adapter you plan to use.
InfiniBand adapters can be shared between partitions. Sharing the IB adapter requires the HMC, which is used to control the InfiniBand adapter. A maximum of 16 LPARs can share one adapter. Each LPAR is only aware of its assigned part of the Infiniband adapter.
Dedicated: 100% of the InfiniBand resources are allocated. This is the... [More]