IBM® Wave for z/VM® is a virtualization management solution for IBM z/VM and Linux on System z®. This virtualization management software provides a simplified and cost effective way for companies to harness the consolidation capabilities of the IBM System z platform and its ability to host the workloads of tens of thousands of commodity servers. IBM Wave for z/VM is a complete management solution for System z-based virtual server farms.
This IBM Redbooks® publication provides a guide to understanding IBM Wave for z/VM by providing information about the IBM Wave for z/VM architecture and how it fits into the Cloud. Also provided is a planning and design guide that is based on common scenarios. This IBM Redbooks publication also provides installation and configuration task information and how to manage and operate the environment.
The intended audience for this IBM Redbooks publication is IT Architects who are responsible for planning their IBM Wave for z/VM environments and IT Specialists who are responsible for implementing them.