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AIX

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NIM multitenancy

NIM is a single tenant application. In a multi tenant or complex environment a customer must install multiple NIM servers for different tenants or different network zones. It multiplies storage and compute used for the infrastructure. It is also d...
almost 1 year ago in AIX 0 Planned for future release

Implement immediate unmap on file deletion or asynchronous automated unmap

The current implementation of JFS2 unmap allows for the use of chfs -a reclaim=<fast|normal> filesystem This request is to implement a solution closer to other OSs/Filesystems that would remove the manual intervention and release the space a...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add a lsvg flag to show "lock status" of a Volume Group

If a 'migratepv' command is running, then the VG is locked and 'lsvg' hangs.Only after 25 seconds an error message is displayed on STDERR: # lsvg testvg0516-1201 lsvg: Warning: Volume group testvg is locked. This commandwill continue retries until...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

An eyeglass that help kid that face difficulty in reading information accurately.

This eyeglass will support artificial intelligence attached with earpod that would pair with bluetooth to each other, it will read every written information to the kid as he/she learn while he/she listens.
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Implement lsmpio -q volume name implementation based on lsmpio_map in AIX 7.2

AIX 7.3 TL1 implements an option to extract the volume name identification (and other fields) for lsmpio -q based on an hdisk attribute called lsmpio_map (AIX-I-273) We have some customers requesting this enhancement to be backported also in AIX 7...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Under review

Increase the number of LP's for an LV dynamically when CHFS is executed.

When I want to add space to a file system and the LV doesn't have enough LP's defined I have to manually go increase the max number of LP's for that LV. I have to guess at how many LP's I need or do some math. I usually end up tossing some large n...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Enhancement request for iostat on NVMe disks

On AIX for NVMe the disk iostat tool currently does not provide data for read service time, write service time and queue service time sections. Is there a way to enable the additional statistics or will it be enabled in a future software update (V...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Need ability to sync from AIX File system cache in memory to disk when needed

When having filesystems with multiple TB of size and have a big read/update activity depending on the size of VM and his %Maxperm when shut down AIX and it comes to the umount point it might take hours before everyting is synched to disk. It shoul...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration

Add FC-NVMe N-Port ID virtualization support to Power9

In October, 2022, IBM announced N-port ID virtualization client support for FC-NVMe which provides ANA support for storage that support it (like NetApp). AIX 7.3 TL1 delivers enhancements that can help you respond faster to business demands: Impro...
about 1 year ago in AIX 1 Not under consideration

Need to be able to use chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot

As of now AIX wont support chfs to move filesystem to support internal snapshot when it is created to support an external snapshot. Customers need to recreate the filesystem if they want to use internal snapshot. Since with filesystem created for ...
about 1 year ago in AIX 0 Future consideration