This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad explanation of the kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) for IBM z™ Systems and how it uses the architecture of IBM z Systems™. It focuses on the planning and design of the environment and provides installation and configuration definitions that are necessary to build and manage KVM for IBM z Systems. It also helps you plan, install, and configure IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack for use with KVM for IBM z Systems in a cloud environment.
This book is useful to IT architects and system administrators who plan for and install KVM for IBM z Systems. The reader is expected to have a good understanding of IBM z Systems hardware, KVM, Linux on z Systems, and cloud concepts.