Virtualization and Logical Partition (LPAR) concepts
This chapter explains virtualization concepts in general and in detail one type of virtualization in the z196 CPC, that is, Logical Partitioning (LPAR).
Along these explanations, other IBM virtualization implementations are lightly described, such as z/VM, Power/VM and VTS.
In the LPAR part, we cover the concept of a logical partition (LP), and how to define it in a z196 processor. Here we use the acronym LPAR to describe the LIC software that partitions the CPC, creating the virtualized logical ...