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by Bhanu P Tholeti | Updated September 24, 2011 - Published September 23, 2011
This series starts with a background on hypervisor types and system virtualization, and then describes the features of five hypervisors, their deployment processes, and the management issues you might encounter. Use this series as a simple starting point for understanding the hypervisor’s role in virtualization in the cloud or explore the individual articles to help you determine which hypervisor is best suited for your cloud needs:
Introduction, PowerVM, VMware ESX Server, Xen, KVM
The z/VM® hypervisor is designed to help extend the value of mainframe technology across the enterprise by integrating applications and data while providing exceptional levels of availability, security, and operational ease.
z/VM virtualization technology is designed to allow the capability to run hundreds to
thousands of Linux® servers on a single mainframe running with other System z® operating systems, such as z/OS®, or as a large-scale Linux-only enterprise server solution.
z/VM V6.1 and z/VM V5.4 can also help to improve productivity by hosting non-Linux
workloads such as z/OS, z/VSE®, and z/TPF on the same System z server or as a large-scale enterprise-server solution.
z/VM supports Linux, z/OS, z/OS.e, Transaction Processing Facility (TPF), and z/VSE. z/VM also supports z/VM as a guest operating system.
The z/VM base product includes the following components and facilities:
z/VM also offers the following optional features:
To deploy virtualization for z/VM:
z/VM manages virtual machines through the IBM Systems Director, the platform-management
foundation that enables integration with Tivoli, and third-party management platforms. With it, you can:
You can even get a single view of the actual energy usage throughout your data center.
On the pro side:
On the con side:
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