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Positioning Linux and Linux Application Cloud Deployment Options for IBM Z and IBM LinuxOne Platforms



Document Author:

Paul W Novak


Document ID:

WP102735


Doc. Organization:

IBM Systems


Document Revised:

07/29/2019


Product(s) covered:

Cloud; Dynamic Partition Manager (DPM); eXtreme Cloud Administration Toolkit (xCAT); GUI; IBM Cloud Private; IBM LinuxONE; IBM System z; IBM Wave for z/VM; IBM Z; Linux; LinuxONE; Linux on zSeries; Systems Management; z Systems; z/VM







Abstract: Are you looking to create an enterprise-class hybrid cloud environment with extreme security, scalability, and efficiency while advancing cost-saving opportunities? Cloud deployment of Linux instances and applications on the IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE platforms are critical to the success of many existing IBM clients due to the legendary hardware capabilities and virtually unrivaled low total cost of ownership at-scale. What about those exploring the platforms for the first time, or looking to expand and modernize; what are the current options? This paper provides a technical overview of the technologies that can support your journey into hybrid cloud on IBM Z or IBM LinuxONE. Gain insight into the options regarding the type of xAAS cloud services supported, manage-from and manage-to capabilities, and the type of use cases best suited for each option.

Positioning-IBM-z-Linux-Cloud-options-20180201.pdf



Classification:

Software; Solutions

Category:

Product Positioning

Solution(s):

Business Integration; Cloud



Platform(s):

IBM LinuxONE; IBM Z

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

Linux; Linux on IBM Z; z/VM

Keywords:

Cloud, IBM Z, LinuxONE, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Docker, Containers, Cloud Manager Appliance, CMA, Linux, Dynamic Partition Manager, z/VM, KVM


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