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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...
Support additional memory on 4-core server models. 128GB or even 256GB.
Over time POWER processors have gained capability. From 4,200 CPW on a POWER6 to over 20,000 CPW on today's Power10.
When POWER7 was introduced the CPU went from 4,200 CPW per core to 6,000 per core AND supported memory on low end servers went f...
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...
Update SSH Host Key Ciphers and algorithms Sha-256/512
We are running Data Power Gateway appliances, these the supply the security we use for connectivity to all our trading partners, one trading partner that we connect with uses AWS and AWS have recently updated their security policy that now require...
Add Power Systems Hardware to the ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com
The hardware side of Power Systems seems to be missing in this tool. I had to choose "Power Systems: Systems Design" as the closest category which is strange because this doesn't show up in the list of supported categories here: https://www.ibm.co...
Evaluate if Nutanix on Power Systems is valid (again) with new workloads
Nutainx runs quite many areas inside companies, like VDI but also databases and plain app-vms. In this scenario also offering Power Systems as HW nodes might make the usage of Power Systems easier for customers to implement/use for Linux and AIX.
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...
Finally leverage "the mainframe lesson" and fully exploit NUMA in POWERsystems
Why run VIO servers in the same cores, DIMMs, buses, etc. as all your real workloads? Instead of a 2-socket / 2 NUMA domain system, sell us an asymmetric 4-socket / 4 NUMA domain system where 2 of the sockets / domains are much smaller and contain...
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