September 21, 2015

KVM for IBM z Systems

KVM 1.1.1 (new version) blog post

After the announcement in August, KVM for IBM z Systems is now generally available.  This takes the open source approach for virtualization to the mainframe. 

Here are a few links for further details:
If you encounter any problems, please open a PMR with IBM. 

(updated 12/07/2015) 

September 14, 2015

The Virtualization Cookbook for IBM z Systems - updated

The Redbook "The Virtualization Cookbook for z/VM 6.3, RHEL 6.4 and SLES 11 SP3" and the corresponding code examples got an update to the latest distribution levels. They have also reorganized the material into three different books, which I personally don't like that much - but others say this is the way to go.