Tuesday, May 3, 2011: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM
208 AB (Minneapolis Convention Center)
You have heard a lot about blade technology, but do not know much about it. This session will provide an overview of the IBM BladeCenter technology and what value it brings to Power Systems clients. We will cover the IBM BladeCenter chassis available, what I/O options there are and how they work with the chassis. We will also highlight the solutions that IBM i, AIX and Linux can leverage with BladeCenter, including the latest 2010 enhancements.
Learn the components of a BladeCenter chassis.
Learn what the virtual IO server (VIOS) is and what it does.
Learn the steps to configure and install IBM i on a POWER blade server.
IBM i adminstrators that are interested in running IBM i on a POWER blade server.