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