It might have come out with a slightly different name and a little later than expected, but Big Blue has tweaked its proprietary midrange operating system for Power-based systems with the i 6.1.1 release. The word on the street a little more than a year ago was that Big Blue would be packaging up some feature enhancements and …
That the redundant VIOS for IBM i has only just made it out of the door.
For AIX, it has been possible to have 2 VIO servers providing multiple paths to your storage for at least 3 years, and it was being talked about when AIX 5.3 was announced, whenever that was. But I guess that the UNIX market place is a bit more aggressive, and AIX needed more of an advantage to leverage sales.
Wonder when they will get the partition mobility support.
IBM and high-end disk array in the same sentence???
But I must object to: "IBM's high-end DS8000 disk arrays"
Since when does using commodity 4-port 4Gbps FC cards (with bandwidth at the bus of <1.1 4Gbps) consitute 'High-End'??