IBM AIX (PDF, 653KB)
An executive guide to IBM’s strategy and roadmap for the AIX operating system on Power Systems

AIX on Power - Performance FAQ (PDF, 1.65MB)
This document is intended to address most frequently asked questions concerning AIX 5.3, AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.1 performance on Power Systems, and provide best practice guidelines for most commonly seen performance issues.

Active Memory Expansion Performance (PDF, 156KB)
Describes the process of Active Memory Expansion, a POWER7™ feature, and reports measurements on a typical workload which illustrates the beneficial effects.

Active Memory Expansion: Overview and Usage Guide (PDF, 345KB)
An overview of POWER7’s Active Memory Expansion technology, as well as guidance on how to deploy and monitor workloads with Active Memory Expansion.

IBM AIX Operating System Release and Service Strategy (PDF, 111KB)
IBM enhanced the AIX® operating system (OS) Release and Service Strategy in 2011 as part of the ongoing effort to improve the manageability of the AIX operating system for our clients.

IBM AIX Operating System Service Strategy Details and Best Practices (PDF, 122KB)
Understand the practical aspects of the AIX Release and Service strategy and the best practices for applying patches and maintaining the AIX operating system.

Using AIX with Microsoft Active Directory
This paper describes how the AIX LDAP client can be use Microsoft Active Director as a user and group repository and authentication source.

Understanding the AIX Virtual Memory Manager
Overview of how the AIX® virtual memory manager (AIX VMM) works and how to use tunable parameters to adjust the operation of the AIX VMM

Workload Partitions in AIX 6
Determine the value that WPARs can provide in your environment. What can WPARs do that Logical Partitions (LPARs) could not? How and when should you use WPARs?

Live Application Mobility in AIX 6
This article explores how and when to use Live Application Mobility and how to configure a system and its applications to run it.

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