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Power Systems Design

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Concurrent Maintenance for Ethernet adapter component SFP - FRU for SFP request

Please provide concurrent maintenance using own FRU = Field Replaceable Unit number for adapter component SFP for ethernet adapter EN0J, EL38, EN0H, EL56, CCIN for all is 2B93, vendor Emulex / Broadcom. Currently a FRU number is available for whol...
over 3 years ago in Power Systems Design 7 Not under consideration

Concurrent replacement for the FSP

The FSP (Flexible Service Processor) cannot be changed in Concurrent mode. The E870C and E880C Systems have a dual FSP configuration, the failover of a FSP System does not create an outage.But the replacement of the failed FSP must be done after o...
over 5 years ago in Power Systems Design 3 Not under consideration

InfiniBand adapters for Power10 based hardware

Customers are asking for a higher performance networking option than is currently available from the existing RoCE-capable 100 Gbps Ethernet adapters on Power10 based server models. Based on the performance seen with POWER9 based servers, they exp...
over 1 year ago in Power Systems Design 3 Not under consideration

AC922 - BMC-GUI usable in HMC-GUI

make usage of BMC-GUI possible like we know from cassical-FSP Power-machines ( ASMI )
about 3 years ago in Power Systems Design 0 Not under consideration

Add Internal LTO Tape drive to Next generation of Power System

Add internal LTO Tape drive to next generation of IBM POWER Servers. Especially the P05 class machine.
over 5 years ago in Power Systems Design 5 Not under consideration

Evaluate if Nutanix on Power Systems is valid (again) with new workloads

Nutainx runs quite many areas inside companies, like VDI but also databases and plain app-vms. In this scenario also offering Power Systems as HW nodes might make the usage of Power Systems easier for customers to implement/use for Linux and AIX.
almost 2 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Not under consideration

Blocking ?UAK expired events log? call out for Customer China Unionpay

Customer China unionpay has over 100 9119-MME E870 system running production, the UAK expired events log call out every 180 days for every single E870 system. For the over 100 system, customer have to update UAK new license with very high frequenc...
about 4 years ago in Power Systems Design 1 Not under consideration

voltage regulator is single point of failure in E850C servers

You can refer to PMR 71797,820,820 (automatically created after call home) and relevant hardware ticket RCMS 01D5MG8,820. I'll focus on E850C (8408-44E) server, but maybe it's also relevant for other Power servers. Server has 4 power supplies and ...
almost 6 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 Not under consideration

Clock Card Concurrent Maintenance

Client experienced Customer Impacting Event on 9/12/17. Was told that concurrent maintenance is not an option on Power8 9119 MHE and that an outage would be required to replace clock card to ensure redundancy going forward. PE and Service Availabi...
over 6 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 Not under consideration

New Product of Data Processing Unit DPU based on IBM Power 11 (or later Power processors) with Nvidia GPUs for the future Applications

Building a new product of IBM and Nvidia Data Processing Unit, the suggested DPU may have the following description and capabilities: 1- Using IBM Power 11 instead of Intel Xeon or ARM will make the software licenses and the cyber security more ad...
12 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Not under consideration