AIX Tip of the Week

Subject: New Power5 Centric Documentation

Audience: All

Date: March 3, 2005

New articles and tutorials on eServer

Update your AIX System with SUMA
Automate the update process for AIX systems with the Service Update Management Assistant

What has AIX 5L Version 5.3 done to strengthen RAS?
Explore some of the AIX 5L Version 5.3 features that improve system resilience through data capture, analysis, and automated recovery.

Advanced Accounting Utilities for AIX: Application instrumentation and transaction accounting /
In this second installment discusses application instrumentation and transaction accounting using Advanced Accounting Utilities for AIX.

DB2 and Dynamic Logical Partitioning
This article discusses the dynamic behavior of DB2 v8.1 and when AIX 5L memory and CPU resources change, and how changes in a few DBM and DB configuration parameters are handled using a Dynamic Reconfiguration script (DR script).

Advanced Accounting Utilities for AIX: Process accounting and LPAR accounting /
Examine how the AIX Advanced Accounting facility in IBM Pserver series supports process accounting, logical partition (LPAR) accounting, and transaction accounting.

PowerPC architecture book, version 2.02
This three volume set of the PowerPC Architecture describes the POWER5 processor family.


The cranky user: Performance anxiety
Computers are getting faster all the time, or so they tell us. But, in fact, the user experience of performance hasn't improved much over the past 15 years. Peter looks at where all the processor time and memory are going.

Guide to porting from Solaris to Linux on POWER /
Accelerate your porting efforts by following this six-step guide. Learn the differences between Solaris and Linux on POWER that you commonly encounter during a port.

IBM eServer pSeries 590 Supply Chain Management Performance
IBM eServer p5 590 running IBM AIX 5L Version 5.3 set a commercial world record on the Manugistics NetWORKS Fulfillment v7.2 Supply Chain Management (SCM) application for the retail industry in November 2004.

POWER5 Technologies
This course is designed to give the reader a quick overview of the POWER5 innovative design and implementation.

Fit components together to manage resources and workloads /
See how three IBM products work together to manage resources and workloads in an on demand environment -- Tivoli Provisioning Manager, Tivoli Intelligent Orchestrator, and Enterprise Workload Manager.


Linux Client Migration Cookbook A Practical Planning and Implementation Guide for Migrating to Desktop Linux
This IBM Redbook provides a technical planning reference for IT organizations that are considering a migration to Linux-based personal computers.

IBM eServer BladeCenter JS20 Programming Environment
This Redpaper gives a broad understanding of the programming environment of the IBM PowerPC 970 microprocessor that is implemented in the IBM eServer BladeCenter JS20.

DS8000 Series: Concepts and Architecture
Revised: February, 22, 2005

p5-590 and p5-595 System Handbook
Revised: February, 23, 2005

New Alternative for Admin Authentication in SANFS
Published: February, 22, 2005

Oracle to DB2 UDB Conversion Guide
Revised: February 24, 2005

Certification Study Guide
pSeries AIX System Administration Revised: December 6, 2004

Certification Study Guide
pSeries AIX System Support Revised: December 6, 2004

Certification Study Guide
Tivoli Monitoring V5.1.1 Implementation
Published: December, 7, 2004

AIX 5.3 Differences Guide
Published: December 9, 2004

AIX 5.3 Performance Monitoring: General Information
Published: December, 7, 2004

AIX 5.3: Estimating File System Shrink Size
Published: December, 7, 2004

AIX 5.3: Long Name Support
Published: December, 7, 2004

AIX 5.3 Cryptographic Sum Command
Revised: December, 10, 2004

Bruce Spencer,

March 3, 2005