IBM PowerVM Best Practices

IBM Redbooks

IBM PowerVM Best Practices

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides best practices for planning, installing, maintaining, and monitoring the IBM PowerVM® Enterprise Edition virtualization features on IBM POWER7® processor technology-based servers.

PowerVM is a combination of hardware, PowerVM Hypervisor, and software, which includes other virtualization features, such as the Virtual I/O Server.

This publication is intended for experienced IT specialists and IT architects who want to learn about PowerVM best practices, and focuses on the following topics:


  • Planning and general best practices
  • Installation, migration, and configuration
  • Administration and maintenance
  • Storage and networking
  • Performance monitoring
  • Security
  • PowerVM advanced features


This publication is written by a group of seven PowerVM experts from different countries around the world. These experts came together to bring their broad IT skills, depth of knowledge, and experiences from thousands of installations and configurations in different IBM client sites.

Price: $31.25 $25.00
Pages: 156
Date Published: January 19, 2015
ISBN: 0738437301
Author: IBM Redbooks
Product Number: SG24-8062-00
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