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Power Systems Design

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Improve time to get Full Sysdump in Highend Mission critical systems with huge amount of memory

As IBM we describe Highend Power servers as one of the most resilient and available platforms to hold mission critical workloads. Those servers have increasing amount of memory (several TB) and hold many workloads in parallel thanks to our PowerVM...
about 1 month ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Static Route Configuration support on Power 10 (eBMC) Systems

With Power 10 eBMC Systems it is no longer possible to configure "static net routes", like on Power 8 and Power 9 Systems (also with Power 10 E1080 with FSP) to attached satellite location to prim. and sec. HMC environment.That could happend with ...
about 1 month ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted
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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...
almost 4 years ago in Power Systems Design 7 Not under consideration

Selection the length of server power cables

The #6577 is described on the below manual that manufacturing select length when a rack is configured in the factory. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/power10?topic=pr-supported-power-cordsCustomer said that in spite of the connection for servers to PD...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

PDU cables shorter than 4.3M

The PDU cable (ex. #6654) is currently only length of 4.3M.The PDU cable is too long and become a big cable roll under the rack. And these big cable rolls are as many as PDUs.Please provide PDU cables shorter than 4.3M including the perspective of...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

Request for a function to allow user to specify the number of sockets DPO(Dynamic Platform Optimizer) should consolidate an LPAR into instead of spreading out across all 4 sockets for large LPARs

We have optimized Power E1080 CPU/Memory affinity, try to consolidate each LPARs into 2 sockets, but failed. How to do it now? IBM responsible engineer feedback the following info.: The DPO (Dynamic Platform Optimizer) has a built-in algorithm whi...
2 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Future 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

Get Elastic Capacity on Demand CoD code via an api call.

This is the only missing step to a larger automation idea to automatically allocate Elastic Capacity on Demand to a LPAR with a shell script. I have solved adding a CoD code to a frame and activating the resource and adding it to a LPAR through th...
8 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

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...
almost 6 years ago in Power Systems Design 3 Not under consideration

PDU cables shorter than 4.3M for in-rack connections

The PDU cable (ex. #6654) is currently only length of 4.3M, although PDU are connected any components in a rack in most cases.The PDU cable is too long and become a big cable roll under the rack. And these big cable rolls are as many as PDUs.Pleas...
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Submitted