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Use link aggregation instead of VIPA on IBM i

In the past, the only option to provide redundant Ethernet on dedicated network adapters for IBM i was a VIRTUALIP ‘interface’. Starting with IBM i 7.1 TR3, there is a new feature called Link aggregation. It is much better and much easier for implementation than VIPA.

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SR-IOV for POWER8 enterprise models GA

Few hours ago IBM has released the firmware which enables the SR-IOV functionality on E870/E880 servers.

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Power E870 & E880 – my few words (update)

October 6th IBM introduced two new enterprise servers. Let me briefly highlight the most important features.

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