Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Linux on Power - The Smarter Option for Modern Workloads

Linux on Power - The Smarter Option for Modern Workloads

IBM has had a long-standing relationship with Linux and has been a big supporter of the operating system for a long time. In 2001, they invested $1 billion in support of the Linux community. IBM is also a large contributor of code updates to the Linux kernel and other open source projects. Because of this support, Linux has been able to run on all IBM systems from an entry level Intel based server all the way up to the zSeries mainframe.

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Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever


IBM has long been able to back up virtualized infrastructures with Spectrum Protect for Virtualized Environments (formally TSM for VE); but it always had the reputation of being a little more complicated then its rivals. The detailed retention policies of Spectrum Protect’s file-based world were not made for the image-based backups of the virtualized world we find today. With virtualization becoming more prevalent, things had to change - and they sure have.

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