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High Availability with KVM for IBM z Systems



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Richard Lewis
Bob Abrams, Scott Loveland, Reinhard Buendgen, Viktor Mihajlovski, Steven Cook


Document ID:

WP102614


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

02/22/2016


Product(s) covered:

Linux on zSeries







Abstract: KVM for IBM z Systems hosts Linux on z Systems guest virtual machines while benefiting from the high reliability, availability and serviceability characteristics of the z Systems hardware. The KVM for IBM z offering is optimized for z Systems architecture and provides standard Linux and KVM interfaces for operational control of the environment, as well as supporting OpenStack interfaces for virtualization management. This white paper focuses on considerations for setting up a highly-available KVM for IBM z environment hosting your business applications. With IBM’s investments in z Systems reliability, availability and serviceability, z Systems is an excellent platform to host a High Availability KVM for IBM z environment.

KVM HA White Paper v2.1_RMA.pdfKVM HA White Paper v2.1_RMA.pdf



Classification:

Software

Category:

Planning and Design

Solution(s):

Cloud



Platform(s):

IBM System z Family



O/S:

Linux

Keywords:

IBM KVM z Systems High Availability


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