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Workspace PowerVM
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 22, 2023

IBM should publish information how PowerVM is charged in Power Systems

There has been confusion on how PowerVM is charged and it causes customers to pay more than they should.  

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Apr 26, 2023
    .The documentation is included in the IBM announcement letters for the servers. For the S914, is the English version. The section related to the Aha! request is:
    (#5228) PowerVM Enterprise Edition
    This feature allows the customer to create partitions that are in units of less than 1 CPU (sub-CPU LPARs) and allows the same system I/O to be virtually allocated to these partitions. When PowerVM is installed in the system, all activated processors must have the PowerVM feature. A fully activated 4-core system requires that four of this feature be ordered. An encrypted key is supplied to the customer and is installed on the system, authorizing the partitioning at the sub-processor level. PowerVM Enterprise Edition also includes Live Partition Mobility, which allows for the movement of a logical partition from one Power6, Power7, Power7+ or Power8 server to another Power6, Power7, Power7+, Power8, or POWER9 with no application downtime.
    Note: If feature 5228 is ordered, the quantity ordered must be equal to the number of active processors.