Documentation on IBM i, Virtualization, External Storage (DS3000, DS4000, DS6000, DS8000), POWERVM, Blades, IVM, and VIOS

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This document provides references and resources on IBM i, Virtualization, External Storage (DS3000, DS4000, DS6000, DS8000), PowerVM, Blades, IVM, and VIOS.

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This document provides references and resources on IBM i, Virtualization, External Storage (DS3000, DS4000, DS6000, DS8000), PowerVM, Blades, IVM, and VIOS.

Read-Me's
IBM i Virtualization and DS4000 Read-me First:
http://www-07.ibm.com/systems/includes/content/i/os/pdf/i_virtualisation_and_ds4000_readme.pdf

IBM i on POWER Blades Supported Environments Read-me First:
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/resources/systems_power_hardware_blades_i_on_blade_readme.pdf

Storage
Performance Capabilities Reference manual (Chapter 14.5 for best practices for IBM i and VIOS):
http://www.ibm.com/systems/i/solutions/perfmgmt/resource.html

IBM System Storage DS3000: Introduction and Implementation Guide (Redbooks):
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247065.html

IBM System Storage DS4000 and Storage Manager V10.10 (Redbooks):
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redpieces/abstracts/sg247010.html?Open

IBM System Storage DS6000 Series: Architecture and Implementation (Redbooks):
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg246781.html

DS3000 Web site:
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/disk/ds3000/index.html

DS4000 Web site:
http://www.ibm.com/systems/storage/disk/ds4000/index.html

IBM Storwize V7000 and Storwize V7000
http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/storage/disk/storwize_v7000/index.html

DS8000 Web site:
http://www.ibm.com/systems/storage/disk/ds8000/index.html

DS8000 Information Center:
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/dsichelp/ds8000ic/index.jsp
    VIOS
    VIOS Web site:
    http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/vios/home.html

    VIOS - Support for Power Systems Documentation
    http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/vios/documentation/home.html

    Advanced POWER Virtualization on IBM System p5: Introduction and Configuration (Redbooks):
    http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg247940.html?Open

    VIOS Command Reference:
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/hw/index.jsp?topic=/iphb1/iphb1_vios_commandslist.htm

    VIOS Datasheet:
    http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/vios/documentation/datasheet.html

      IVM
      Considerations and limitations for i5/OS client partitions on systems managed by the Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM):
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/topic/rzahc/rzahcbladei5limits.htm

      IBM i
      Latest recommended IBM i, Server Firmware, and HMC code / PTFs:
      http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/slkbase.nsf/recommendedfixes

      I BM i installation:
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/index.jsp?topic=/rzahc/rzahc1.htm&tocNode=int_216451

      IBM i PTF installation:
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/index.jsp?topic=/rzam8/rzam8fixconcepts1.htm

      IBM Fix Central:
      http://www-912.ibm.com/eserver/support/fixes/

      IBM Systems Workload Estimator:
      http://www-304.ibm.com/systems/support/tools/estimator/index.html

      IBM i networking:
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/topic/rzajy/rzajyoverview.htm

      ECS over LAN:
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/topic/rzaji/rzaji_setup.htm

      IBM i virtual client partitions topics in the IBM i Information Center:
      http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/systems/scope/i5os/topic/rzahc/rzahcbladei5limits.htm

      Additional References
      I BM i on POWER Blades Supported Environments:
      http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/resources/systems_i_advantages_v6r1_blades_pdf_supported_environments.pdf

      PowerVM Editions:
      http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/power/software/virtualization/editions/index.html

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      More support for:

      IBM i
      Internals

      Software version:

      5.4.5, 6.1.0

      Operating system(s):

      IBM i

      Reference #:

      N1013425

      Modified date:

      2013-06-24

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