Linux on IBM e(logo)server zSeries and S/390: ISP/ASP Solutions

IBM Redbooks

Linux on IBM e(logo)server zSeries and S/390: ISP/ASP Solutions

This IBM Redbook describes how Linux can be combined with z/VM on zSeries and S/390 hardware - the mainframe. This combination of hardware and operating systems enables Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Application Service providers (ASP) to more efficiently provide services. We assume a broad definition of ASP to include production enterprise solutions as simple as file serving.

In a world of discrete servers, when a new resource is required, workload can either be added to an existing server or a new one can be purchased. Often a new server is installed and the server farm grows in the enterprise.

S/390 and zSeries hardware, microcode and software allow physical resources to be made virtual among Linux systems. This allows many hundreds of Linux systems to exist on a single server. Running multiple Linux images as guests of VM/ESA or z/VM is a smart choice.
Price: $67.00 $53.00
Pages: 482
Date Published: December 20, 2001
ISBN: 0738423521
Author: IBM Redbooks
Product Number: SG24-6299-00
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