[CentOS] Centos 6 - What are you looking forward to?

Fri Mar 4 20:19:18 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

John R Pierce wrote:
> On 03/04/11 11:59 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> I'm looking forward to the new cgroups and KVM.  This will give it
>>> >  some capabilities similar to AIX virtual partitions which can divvy
>>> > up  CPUs at a fine resolution.
>> Really? So IBM ported VM into native AIX? I missed that.
> IBM Power servers since the Power4+ CPU (they are up to Power7 now) have
> hardware partitioning support, commonly known as LPAR.  LPAR can be
> divided in units of 1/10th of a CPU.   The software to manage this is
> now called PowerVM (its been called other names in the past, not all
> polite).
Neat! Thanks - around '06 I was working as a developer on a big AIX
system, but never administered one.

         mark (who worked under VM on a mainframe, years back)