Check out the latest blog post, which includes several links of interest to AIX users.
Posted: July 19, 2016 |
One of the challenges of configuring virtual disks with the VIO server is knowing which settings must be changed during setup. I recently had something brought to my attention that should help clarify things.
Posted: July 12, 2016 |
I'm always interested in stories about customers that choose to migrate from x86 to POWER8 systems. When I hear about 2X performance compared to x86 when running workloads on POWER, I wonder how anyone could consider anything else. Throw in the AIX, IBM i, and Linux on Power operating systems, and to me there's utterly no reason to run another operating system on other hardware.
Posted: July 05, 2016 |
Awhile ago Russell Adams posted an interesting message to the AIX mailing list. He wrote about working with AIX snap files and included a link to his website, which provides some background.
Posted: June 28, 2016 |
Over the years I've discovered that you can never have too many monitors connected to your system. I'm reminded of this whenever I go on the road with a laptop and single screen.
Posted: June 21, 2016 |
Are you familiar with the AIX Expansion Pack?
Posted: June 14, 2016 |
You likely know that we can run multiple operating systems on Power servers. With powerful POWER8 servers, we can consolidate workloads such as AIX, IBM i, and Linux and run them simultaneously on the same server -- assuming it's not one of the newer L or LC Linux-only models.
Posted: June 07, 2016 |
In January I posted some scripts I'd received from Simon Taylor. He's since provided me with more.
Posted: May 31, 2016 |
This blog typically covers AIX and other technical topics. However, every now and again I write about something else that interests me. This week's topic, honestly, is sensitive.
Posted: May 24, 2016 |
When is my version of AIX or PowerHA going out of support?
These types of questions come up all the time. The good news is there are multiple ways to find quick answers to them.
Posted: May 17, 2016 |