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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 23, 2020

Micro partition of a 1 core 9009-22G

Need to micropartition a 1 core 922G so we can create client paritions


Use Case:

Customer need to have several partitions even on a small system with 1 core, possible on a 914G 4 core system


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 29, 2021

    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed. This request does not align with the strategy for future investment in this product. The POWER9 S922 1-core offering was architected as a replacement for the POWER8 model S812. That model only supported one partition and no virtualization and is why the POWER9 replacement model also does not. Customers requiring partitioning should look at the S914 4-core offering.

  • Guest
    Apr 13, 2021

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM not implement this request. This 1-core offering is intended for the smallest customers, and they do not need the complexity of multiple LPARs.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/Blogs/i-Can/May-2017/COMMON-Americas-Advisory-Council-%28CAAC%29-and-RFEs/

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Jan 7, 2021

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Install, Upgrade, Licensing
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Core OS
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None