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Power Systems Design

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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

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...
4 months ago in Power Systems Design 0 Submitted

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...
11 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Not under consideration

Compute Express Link CXL 3.0 or CXL 4.0 Virtual Hierarchical Switching Fabric

CXL 3.0 is built upon the IBM OpenCAPI, but CXL3 and CXL 4 have more speeds and will achieve the following: 1- Enabling the Interconnection between the next version Power System ( may be IBM Power 11 or Later ) and Exa scale AI Data Centers based ...
12 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Future consideration

Adding Compute Express Link CXL Interconnection, CXL 3.0 based on PCIe6 and CXL 4.0 based on PCIe7

CXL 3.0 is built upon the IBM OpenCAPI, but CXL3 and CXL 4 have more speeds and will achieve the following: 1- Enabling the Interconnection between IBM LinuxONE and Exa scale AI Data Centers based on Nvidia DGX H100 based on Nvidia H100 GPUs and I...
about 1 year ago in Power Systems Design 1 Future consideration

Power 9+ Thunderbolt hardware support

In addition to USB support on Power Systems, Thunderbolt support will be welcomed in future iterations of the Power hardware offerings.
almost 6 years ago in Power Systems Design 2 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...
3 months ago in Power Systems Design 1 Submitted

Make the control panel more physically accessible (specific issue starting with Power 9 Tower models).

It would be useful so anyone actually using the control doesn't have to lay on the floor to read it. It should be readily accessible for anyone using it. (i.e. Performing system installs, repairs, etc. when physical access is needed to it.)
7 months ago in Power Systems Design 2 Functionality already exists