Anticipating the Future

Up to 1,000 partitions, capped vs. uncapped, processor pools, dynamic processor allocation, Capacity on Demand, Live Partition Mobility, multiple OSes, etc., etc. All of these are extremely valuable capabilities built into Power Systems and IBM i that help you get the most out of your investment. But does tracking their impact on your performance and utilization make it challenging to “stay on top” of what you should be planning for next? And then what do you do when a new processor technology is announced and you try to anticipate how it would impact your environment?