September 22, 2011

Which Distribution is supported on which hardware?

A frequently asked question for Linux on System z is which distributions are supported with what hardware. There are two different sources for this:
  1. IBM is publishing tested platforms
  2. The distributors publish their hardware certifications
    • On the Red Hat page select "s390x" as the platform and the distribution you are interested in
    • On the SUSE page in the lower box select the distribution for zSeries that you are interested in and press search.

September 21, 2011

Interesting performance presentations at SHARE Orlando 2011

Unfortunately I haven't been able to attend the last SHARE conference. So I looked up the performance pitches in the proceedings for reference. Thanks to SHARE that they publish those. 

IBM Java: