Technical specifications

Emperor II Models

Cores: Minimum* – Maximum

Memory: Minimum – Maximum

LM1

1 – 33

256 gigabytes (GB) – 8 TB

LM2

1 – 69

256 GB – 16 TB

LM3

1 – 105

256 GB – 24 TB

LM4

1 – 141

256 GB – 32 TB

LM5

1 – 170

256 GB – 32 TB

Cryptography

Crypto Express6S

Minimum 2 features; Maximum 16 features

Crypto Express5S

Minimum 2 features; Maximum 16 features

Disk Connectivity

FICON Express16S+/FICON Express16S/FICON Express8S

Maximum: 320 ports

NIC – Connectivity

10GbE RoCE Express2

Maximum 8; Minimum recommended: 2

OSA-Express6S

Maximum: 96 ports

OSA-Express5S

Maximum: 96 ports

High Speed ‘Virtual’ LANS

HiperSockets

Up to 32 connections

Supported Linux distributors

Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 and 7

SUSE

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 and 12

Canonical

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Supported Hypervisors

IBM z/VM

z/VM 6.3, z/VM 6.4

KVM

KVM hypervisor which is offered with the following Linux distributions:
SLES-12 SP2 or higher and Ubuntu 16.04 or higher

IBM partitioning technology

Up to 85 LPARs for secure workload isolation

Typical Physical Weight of Air Cooled Configuration

Minimum configuration weight of new build LM1

Maximum configuration weight of new build LM5

With Internal Battery Feature (IBF)

LM1
3219 lbs (1461 kg)
With overhead cabling
3375 lbs (1531 kg)

LM5
5961 lbs (2705 kg)
With overhead cabling
6117 lbs (2775 kg)

Without Internal Battery Feature (IBF)

LM1
2772 lbs (1258 kg)
With overhead cabling
2928 lbs (1328 kg)

LM5
5290 lbs (2400 kg)
With overhead cabling
5446 lbs (2471 kg)

Product Dimensions (D x W x H) without overhead cabling

73.5 x 61.6 x 79.3 inches (186.7 x 156.5 x 201.3 cm)

Product Dimensions (D x W x H) with overhead cabling

73.5 x 72.7 x 84.8 inches (186.7 x 184.7 x 215.3 cm)

Airflow (Capacity of Exhaust)

6370 cubic meters / hour (3800 CFM)

* Ordering an IBM LinuxONE Emperor II with Elastic Pricing the minimum Linux cores must be six (6), independent of the model that is purchased.

† Provides the minimum physical memory required to hold base purchase memory plus 192 GB HSA

‡ The Power Estimator tool includes weight data and has the capability to provide a more accurate weight for your particular configuration. Log on to Resource Link at http://www.ibm.com/servers/resourcelink. Navigate to Tools, then to Power and weight estimation. Specify the quantity for the features that are installed in your machine. This tool estimates the power consumption for the specified configuration.

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