Updated: 08 July 2010
The z/VM V5.3 Evaluation Edition is a no-charge
trial version of z/VM 5.3 that is
intended to provide all IBM System z10 customers with the opportunity to
evaluate z/VM. It can be used to allow new z/VM customers to familiarize
themselves with z/VM virtualization technology on the System z10.
The z/VM Evaluation Edition can also be used to evaluate
proofs-of-concept, effectiveness, robustness, and other
capabilities of z/VM.
The Evaluation Edition is not intended for production and
the configuration is limited to
a "trial" execution environment. There are no
facilities to apply service to the Evaluation Edition.
The z/VM V5.3 Evaluation Edition contains the IBM
Performance Toolkit for VM
optional features, as well as
ICKDSF and EREP. All the z/VM V5.3 features and functions are available
except for RSCS and the RACF Security Server features, HCD/HCM,
and OSA/SF. These features cannot be ordered for the
z/VM Evaluation Edition.
Read the z/VM V5.3 Evaluation Edition
FAQ'S (Frequently Asked Questions)
Learn more about:
How to obtain
z/VM V5.3 Evaluation Edition.
(You'll need your IBM id to sign in).
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