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 |
If you have IBM maintenance and support contracts on your IBM hardware and software, it's a straight-forward arrangement. When something breaks, you can open a PMR and get help.
Posted: May 10, 2016 |
If you travel for your job as I do, you probably lug lots of gear. Chargers, cords and adapters are just some of the necessities that keep your gadgets in working order while you're on the go.
Posted: May 03, 2016 |
Here's something of interest to those who use live partition mobility (LPM): IBM has created a matrix that shows firmware compatibility for conducting LPM operations between systems:
Posted: April 26, 2016 |
For as long as there's been an HMC, there have been frustrated administrators wishing they had root access to it.
Posted: April 19, 2016 |
Last week I was in Austin for a Linux on Power workshop, when, as the kids say, my Twitter timeline blew up with news from the OpenPOWERSummit in San Jose.
Posted: April 12, 2016 |