Category Archives: AIX & Power Systems Blogroll

Discussions about the IBM AIX operating system and Power Systems hardware

More memory now available for SAP HANA on SLES 11 for POWER

Many companies are now running their businesses with SAP HANA on IBM POWER servers. SUSE has seen huge increase in customer demand for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 since it became available in August 2015. SAP … Continue reading

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SAP HANA 2 platform now available for SLES 12 SP1 on little-endian POWER systems

The SAP HANA 2 platform, announced on November 8, 2016, is now available for deployment on the 64-bit Little-Endian variant of IBM POWER8 systems running SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12 Service Pack 1. This announcement enables SAP HANA 2 … Continue reading

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Long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for POWER

My first offering at my new role at SUSE is to introduce long term support for SLES 11 SP4 for Power. Continue reading

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AIX 7.2 and October Power software announcements

CORRECTED Jan 5, 2016  Clients that purchased the previous AIX 7.1 Enterprise Edition 5765-G99 that have maintained SWMA do not have to upgrade to the new AIX 7.1 Enterprise Edition 5765-CD1. The entitlement to the new product is done automatically. … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne – IBM Systems Director, AIX 6 withdrawn

IBM officially withdrew a number of products today including virtually all of the IBM Systems Director product line. This is a bittersweet end to a decades-long cross-platform management vision. Included in the withdrawal announcement are products such as IBM Systems … Continue reading

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PowerVC V1.2.3 Fixpack 2 is here

PowerVC V1.2.3 Fixpack 2 is now available for download from Fix Central. In addition to bug fixes, Fixpack 2 includes two enhancements: Support for PowerVC Multiple Shared Processor Pools Increase the size of data volumes from the PowerVC graphical user … Continue reading

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What’s new in PowerVC Standard Edition Version 1.2.3

The first PowerVC release in 2015 includes new capabilities for more sophisticated management of enterprise Power environments. It includes new features for managing groups of servers, improved automated placement of virtual machines, enhanced storage support and the capability to restart … Continue reading

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