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Upcoming z/VM KVM for z Systems Linux on z Systems z/VSE

Title Date Abstract Replay Link
OpenStack for KVM with Ubuntu on IBM z Systems PDF April 26, 2017 This session will start with a recap of what Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is. After that, an overview of the most important capabilities of OpenStack are shown. Eventually, after having enough context, we will take a look at Ubuntu and OpenStack on z. This includes deployment, operations and supported features. Click here
KVM for z Systems Performance PDF July 20, 2016 This session covers performance aspects of the KVM host, virtual devices and considerations for guest definitions to reach certain performance levels. The session will also give examples how to monitor host and guest. Click here
Open vSwitch on z Systems PDF June 15, 2016 Open vSwitch is widely used in virtual networking to create complex environments with a variety of possibilities. This presentation will give an overview of basic use cases for Open vSwitch on z Systems and provide a step by step manual how to configure it. Click here
Goal-oriented dynamical performance management of KVM for IBM z Systems virtual server CPU resources PDF April 6, 2016 IBM z Systems Hypervisor Performance Manager (zHPM) introduces the concept of a workload resource group, which is a collection of logically related virtual servers. In this session we will introduce the concepts and capabilities of zHPM and present a CPU management demo. Click here (You will need to register to view this video)
Virtual Server Management with KVM for IBM z Systems PDF February 24, 2016 This session highlights tools and methods useful for managing virtual servers with KVM for IBM z Systems. Click here (You will need to register to view this video)
KVM for IBM z Systems - Host and Guest Installation PDF February 3, 2016 This presentation is an overview session on how to install a KVM host in an LPAR and what needs to be considered when working with the KVM installer. Click here (You will need to register to view this video)
Introduction to KVM for z PDF December 9, 2015 IBM now has three strategic virtualization platforms: IBM z/VM, IBM PR/SM, and KVM for IBM z Systems. KVM for IBM z delivers server virtualization based on open source KVM Linux technology. This presentation will give an introduction to KVM for IBM z. Click here (You will need to register to view this video)