zPDT may be used in a virtual environment. Three environments were tested for zPDT usage:
•VMware products, including VSphere Enterprise, all at the version 5.1.0 level
Many of the tests were run on an IBM x3650-M04 server with 16 cores and 128 GB memory. Typically, four zPDT guests were run. The most typical configurations were:
– Four to eight (virtual) cores per guest, with three zPDT System z CPs defined.
Typical zPDT memory specification was 8-16 GB.
– Twelve (virtual) cores per guest, with up to eight zPDT System z CPs defined. ...