This chapter covers the concepts of open virtualization on IBM Power Systems. It introduces the IBM PowerKVM Version 3.1 virtualization stack and covers the following topics:
•Quick introduction to virtualization
•Introduction and basic concepts of PowerKVM
•IBM Power Systems
•IBM PowerKVM 3.1 software stack
•Docker and container concepts
•A comparison of IBM PowerKVM versions and IBM PowerVM®
•Terminology used throughout this book ...