The power behind industrial strength virtualization for Linux

IBM® PowerVM®, Linux Edition™ provides the industrial-strength virtualization solution for IBM Linux only servers. Based on more than a decade of evolution and innovation, PowerVM represents the state of the art in enterprise virtualization and is broadly deployed in production environments worldwide by most Power Systems owners.

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PowerVM Hypervisor supports multiple operating environments on a single system

Dynamic logical partitioning allows processor, memory and I/O resources to be moved between VMs

Micro-partitioning enables up to 20 virtual machines per processor core


Micro-partitioning enables up to 20 virtual machines per processor core

Shared processor pools allow for sharing of processors between VMs, moving automatically as needed

Integrated virtualization manager simplifies VM creation and management of entry Power



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