One of the advantages of consolidating an enterprise’s distributed systems onto IBM System z using Linux and z/VM is the ability to establish a precise accounting system. Information technology costs are always a key factor when considering server consolidation, so it is necessary to establish a charge-back method.
z/VM has an accounting system service to collect accounting information for guest machines. If the accounting is enabled, CP collects resource usage information about guests and stores that data in memory.
The System z Processor ...