MPG’s Capacity Planning Tool Is Ready for i5
May 4, 2004 Alex Woodie
When IBM‘s new Power5-based i5 servers (formerly iSeries) ship next month, users will be exposed for the first time to strange new “on demand” technologies, such as the Virtualization Engine, support for up to 10 partitions per processor, and “weighted priority” for partitions with automatic processor and memory balancing. With products like Midrange Performance Group‘s Performance Navigator, announced this week, users will be able to see how their particular workloads will run on the new i5 boxes.
The new i5 servers and the new release of OS/400, called i5/OS V5R3, announced today, feature new virtualization and on-demand technologies