z/VM V7.1 Resources
z/VM V7 ushers in a new era for delivering enhancements to z/VM advanced virtualization technology on IBM Z servers. With the adoption of the z/VM Continuous Delivery model for new function, IBM will offer z/VM V7 clients timely support for new technology between releases.
To help z/VM users reduce planned outages of their Linux workloads as they adopt the z/VM Continuous Delivery model, z/VM V7.1 will include SSI function as part of the z/VM V7.1 base at no additional cost.
z/VM 7.1 will be supported on the IBM zEnterprise BC12 and EC12 or later IBM Z server.
For more details on z/VM V7.1, refer to the announcement letter highlighted below.
Announcements and News
April 10, 2018 - z/VM V7.1 Preview Announcement -
Ushering in a new era for delivering enhancements to z/VM
advanced virtualization technology on IBM Z servers.
US - 218-150 Europe - ZP18-0183 AP - AP18-0142 Canada - A18-230 LA - LP18-0182 JPN - JP18-0179
New Function and Continuous Delivery
z/VM puts out new function on a continuous basis. To learn about new enhancements going out through continuous delivery and the proposed schedules see the Continuous Delivery page. To be notified when this function becomes available see the New Function APARs page.
Ordering and Availablility
More information will be available in the very near future on ordering and availability.
Service and Support
More information will be available in the very near future on service and support.
- Continuous delivery video - an explanation of what it's all about.
- Continuous delivery presentation with speaker notes - an explanation of what it's all about.
Online product documentation and publications
More documentation and publications
will be available in the very near future.