Category Archives: Information Technology

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

Posted in AIX & Power Systems Blogroll, Information Technology | Leave a comment

Auld Lang Syne – IBM Systems Director, AIX 6 withdrawn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

Posted in AIX & Power Systems Blogroll, Cloud, Information Technology | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in AIX & Power Systems Blogroll, Cloud, Information Technology | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Do You Have A High Functioning Information Technology Organization?

One of the benefits of my job is that I get to meet with lots of people in Information Technology (IT). Recently I met with a client who told me that his IT organization was “high functioning” and that got … Continue reading

Posted in AIX & Power Systems Blogroll, Information Technology | 1 Comment