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IBM PowerKVM: Configuration and Use by Scott Vetter, José Ricardo Ziviani, Stephen Lutz, Breno Leitao, Murilo Opsfelder Araújo

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Processor and memory virtualization
Machine virtualization involves all of the major server components. Proper configuration and tuning of each component is important to maximize the server utilization. The four major areas of a virtualized system involve CPU, memory, network, and storage.
This chapter covers CPU and memory on IBM PowerKVM and includes the following topics:
Resources overcommitment
CPU compatibility mode
SMT support
Dynamic and static Micro-Threading mode
CPU pinning
CPU shares
NUMA
Huge pages
CPU and memory hotplug

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