IBM PowerLinux, Power Event


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Jan Kristian Nielsen, Client Architect, IBM

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IBM PowerLinux, Power Event

  1. 1. Jan Kristian Nielsen - Client Architect2 maj 2012Linux strategiHindsgavl – 2 maj 2012 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IBM PowerLinux Linux unifies the whole Enterprise IBM unified all its hardware platforms with Linux in January 2000!!!2 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IBM PowerLinux IBM provides complete Linux solutions• Implementation Support services IBM Global Services• Subscriptions• Enterprise-ready Information Common across WebSphere® Tivoli® Lotus® Rational® Management platforms• Manage complex environments IBM Systems Software• Simplification IBM Global• Tier 1 Linux Financing support for all IBM Systems• Match workload needs to platform capabilities• OS management skills common IBM System x IBM Power Systems IBM System z across platforms• Increase flexibility• Petabyte-scale IBM Systems Storage storage solutions Linux provides common benefits across all IBM platforms Security Supported platforms Scalability Skills • Policy-based security • Wristwatches to mainframes • Ongoing innovation in both • Linux skills widespread • Common criteria certification • Broadest range of supported scale out and scale up • OS management skills • Very rapid time to fix if virtualization environments • Platform support provides applicable across platforms vulnerabilities are discovered • Can optimize by workload flexibility in consolidation3 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. IBM PowerLinux Linux and Open Source adoption is growing What is your company’s stance toward open What is the IBM PowerLinuxTM solution for source software Linux Application Services ? The platform 73% IBM PowerLinuxTM servers with PowerVM™ offer a highly virtualized, cloud-ready platform tuned for popular Linux applications to support more virtual workloads per server consider open source software on The software stack equal footing to Virtualized open source applications provide an economical proprietary software software stack for replacing more expensive infrastructure applications with robust open source software offerings. Which of the following open source projects Open source applications for PowerLinux are included with does your company use? commercial Linux distributions from Red Hat and Novell, and are supported by Red Hat, SUSE or IBM. 100% Key differentiators that deliver customer value of these are included with RHEL • Faster and more economical delivery of Linux services via or SUSE on the PowerLinux 7R2 PowerLinux/PowerVM platform tuned for Open Source Apps. • Implementation/Tuning Guide, IBM Lab Services, Migration Factory via local reseller to insure up and running quickly Linux Apache MySQL PHP JDK Tomcat Eclipse Jboss4 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux provides the same Linux with more features Industry standard Linux Support Red Hat and SUSE Enterprise Linux versions consistent with x86_64 POWER support available simultaneously with other platforms List of packages nearly identical, with logical deviates – e.g. bootloader Packages at same version/level – including kernel and device drivers Leverage same opens source system solutions whenever possible Collaborate with communities to support POWER when needed Contribute bug fixes back to communities when needed Work with Linux vendors to integrate, test, deliver and maintain POWER products Tuned to the task PowerLinux servers exploit workload optimized advantages of POWER architecture Power7: optimize workload performance for platform, e.g. kernel, toolchain, libraries PowerVM: support unique features, e.g. DLPAR, AMS, Micro-partitions RAS: extend Linux RAS capabilities, e.g. EEH, platform error logging PowerLinux is industry standard, tuned to the task More powerful than x86 Linux, more scalable than VMware, and more reliable than Windows.5 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux supports RHEL and SLES releases SUSE and Red Hat Enterprise versions supporting POWER7: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 • Full support of POWER7 (native mode) • Earliest supported release: SLES 11 base • Last update: SP2 GA February 2012 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 • Enabled for POWER7 in P6-compatibility mode • Earliest supported release: SP3 • Last update: SP4 GA April 2011 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 • Full support of POWER7 (native mode) • Earliest supported release: RHEL 6 base • Last update: U2 GA December 2011 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 • Enabled for POWER7 in P6-compatibility mode • Earliest supported release: U5 • Last update: U8 GA February 20126 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux supports key PowerVM features Feature 9 SP4 10 SP4 11 SP2 4.9 5.8 6.2 Micro-partitions Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Dynamic LPAR Processors Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Dynamic LPAR Memory Add Add Yes Add Add Yes Dynamic LPAR I/O Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Virtual Ethernet & SCSI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Virtual LAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes VIOS Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes IBM i Hosted Virtual I/O Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Active Memory Sharing & De-dupe No No Yes No No Yes Active Memory Expansion No No Late 2012 No No Late 2012 NPIV (Shared Fibre-Channel) No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Virtual Tape No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Live Partition Mobility No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Partition Suspend/Resume No No Yes No Yes Yes Linux Containers No No Yes No No Yes Application Mobility No No Late 2012 No No Late 2012 Supported features/functions documented in InfoCenter article, Supported features for Linux on Power Systems servers7 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. IBM PowerLinuxPowerLinux supports all Power System servers... Power 795 Select from the broadest system portfolio in the industry • The highest performance, most scalable UNIX system ever Power 780 • Modular footprints enable seamless growth • The best selection of Entry servers and Blades for Linux Power 770 Power 750 Power 720/740 Power 710/730 Power 775 Power 755 PS Blades HMC & SDMC Where to find more information on Power Servers: Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IBM PowerLinux ...Including the new IBM PowerLinuxTM 7R2 High performance, efficient server ideal for running multiple, industry standard Linux workloads, virtualized with PowerVMTM, saving you money on IT infrastructure acquisition and operational costs. Powerful 16-cores - 3.55 and 3.3 GHz options 256 GB maximum memory with 4/8/16 GB DIMMs Two sockets with eight POWER7 cores per socket Scalable and efficient PowerVM™ exploiting integrated hypervisor Support up to 10 VMs / core, 160 VMs / server 8246-L2C Up to 20 PowerLinuxTM 7R2s in a single 42U rack • Linux only POWER7 Solutions with superior economics • Two socket, 2U rack Comparable server & system software pricing to x86 Linux 31% lower solution stack cost for virtualized infrastructure Up to 17% lower power / cooling costs than x86 rack servers Operating Systems Virtualization & Management9 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. IBM PowerLinux PowerVM editions support Linux PowerVM Editions Express Standard Enterprise PowerVM Editions 2 per 10 per core 10 per core Concurrent VMs server (up to 1000) (up to 1000) offer a unified Virtual I/O Server virtualization solution for all Suspend/Resume Power workloads Shared Processor Pools PowerVM Express Edition Shared Storage Pools – Evaluations, pilots, PoCs – Single-server projects Thin Provisioning PowerVM Standard Edition Live Partition Mobility – Production deployments – Server consolidation Active Memory Sharing PowerVM Enterprise Edition – Multi-server deployments – Cloud infrastructure10 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux differentiates with virtualization, performance, and RAS Virtualization & Management Virtualization •Dedicated and shared cpus and I/O •Micro-partitioning •Dynamic LPAR cpu, memory, I/O Performance •Virtual I/O Server for storage •POWER7 Processor Reliability, Availability, •Virtual SCSI •8 cores per chip •4-way SMT Serviceability (RAS) •Virtual CD •Enterprise Hardware •Virtual Tape •VSX with 128-bit double precision floating point •Redundant fans, blowers, •Virtual LAN power supplies, regulators, •N-port ID Virtualization (NPIV) •Embedded L3 cache •Turbocore Modes service processors, system •Active memory sharing (memory clocks overcommit) •Capacity Upgrade on Demand •Try-and-buy •Hot swap fans, blowers, •Live Partition Mobility regulators, disk, I/O adapters •Partition Suspend/Resume •Processors and memory •Dynamic activation •Dynamic processor sparing •Solid state disk •Memory sparing •Flexible large pages for applications •Chipkill memory with dynamic •Outstanding Linux benchmarks bit steering •Advanced Toolchain from IBM •Dynamic system clock failover •Concurrent firmware update •PCI bus Enhanced Error Handling (EEH) •Service Focal Point software •NVRAM-based error logging11 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux provides additional RAS features Examples include: PCI bus error detection and recovery –Implemented by EEH (Extended I/O Error Handling) on Power • In the kernel and device drivers; no userspace tools needed –Autonomic detection and recovery for most errors Platform error logging and analysis –Platforms provides the OS with notifications of failures (hardware failures, firmware/hypervisor issues, etc.) –These events are received and logged to servicelog. –Certain failures also handled • Predictive CPU failures will cause the failing CPU to be taken offline (a.k.a. CPU Gard) • EPOW (Environmental and Power events), such as a switch to UPS power, a fan failure, or a thermal condition, may shut down the system • Platform dumps (FSP dumps, PHYP dumps, etc.) may be generated by the platform for future analysis12 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IBM PowerLinuxPowerLinux provides value-add above commodity solutions Pre-load –RHEL or SLES at a minimal charge Installation toolkit –Free installation tooling for RHEL or SLES –Simplified Setup Tool for common workloads – Apache, Firewall, Print server... YUM repository for IBM value-add tools Advanced Toolchain –Lastest FSF tools (GNU) bundled, tested, supported by IBM SDK –Free Eclipse-based development environment Targeted solutions – existing and emerging Community 13 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. IBM PowerLinuxThe Latest POWER7 Linux Publishes are on See the IBM Power Systems Performance Reports web page for more details 14 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  15. 15. IBM PowerLinux IBM Simplified Setup Tool in Installation Toolkit Configures and tunes four types of workloads - Apache Server - Mail Server - File and Print Server - Network Infrastructure Server Prepared for Online Updates Backup and restore previous configuration states15 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  16. 16. IBM PowerLinux PowerLinux Strategic Solutions IBM InfoSphere BigInsights Gain new insights through big & Streams Big Data data Apache Hadoop analytics projects running IBM Analytics InfoSphere BigInsights and Streams on PowerLinux PowerLinux optimized servers systems tuned for Big Data Deliver new services faster by Industry Application deploying systems and OEM Solutions solutions tailored for specific industry applications based on PowerLinux PowerLinux optimized systems tuned for Industry Solutions Linux Application Improve service delivery economics by deploying open source Services infrastructure applications for web apps, email, networking and file/print with PowerLinux and PowerVM PowerLinux optimized systems tuned for virtualized Open Source Infrastructure applications17 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  17. 17. IBM PowerLinux IBM collaborates extensively on Linux releases Today 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 SLES 9 (9/04) SLES 10 (7/06) SLES 11 (3/09) RHEL 4 (2/05) RHEL 5 (3/07) RHEL 6 (11/10) Standard Release Support Extended Release Support Self-support Release/update See for more details: Red Hat lifecycle information - SUSE lifecycle information - Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  18. 18. IBM PowerLinux Help us Think Power Linux! The new Think Power Linux developerWorks community to organize and grow our PowerLinux Ecosystem has: Blogs of recent news Message board for Q&A Wiki pages for the latest information Links to other projects and channels Join us today at Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  19. 19. IBM PowerLinux Learn more about PowerLinux Power Systems Linux Portal (Product Information) Think Power Linux community (developerWorks)20 Industry standard, tuned to the task. © 2012 IBM Corporation
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