High-performance, manageable, and quickly deployable
March 31, 2022

High-performance, manageable, and quickly deployable

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Modules Used

  • Power9 Servers
  • Power System E980
  • Power System S922

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power servers

  • S922
  • E980
  • Power Virtual Servers
For the most part, in my environment, there are multiple applications, one of which is SAP Enterprise applications, where we have modules such as ECC GRC CRM and so on, and all of them are running on IBM Power Systems only, with the availability and performance of the applications being the primary consideration.
  • Power and performance.
  • Quick deployment.
  • Effortless setup.
  • An LPAR Profile Backup equivalent to a snapshot can be implemented.
  • The ASMI UI can be improved.

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  • Extremely efficient, simple to administer, and quick to deploy.
The IBM Operation System, Vios, as well as microcode level of servers and connected adapters, are updated on a regular basis, and if we can set up a plan to perform regular updates on it, we can reap the benefits. It all depends on your environment and cycle of updating in accordance with the CRQ planned window of remediation.
  • SAP
  • SAS
  • Big Data Applications (Hadoop, etc.)
So far, it has been beneficial to us and is quite rewarding for me. I look forward to continuing to work with IBM Power servers for important and high-load databases and applications, which makes it simpler to deal with and resolve a wide range of challenges. If you have everything arranged ahead of time, you will almost never have any problems.
It is true that IBM Power servers offer us options to handle mistakes that are extremely easy to recognize with regard to location, and as a result, we can take action on it in order to rectify them and make the atmosphere more hospitable. Log collections are similarly simple to maintain, and they may be viewed in a standard notepad or even a larger document. Overall, it was a positive experience for me, and I am quite delighted with it.
The evaluation phase involves working with servers that have the scope and sizes of databases and applications while keeping the future load in mind. If we have to run such databases, we go through multiple pocs and load runs with software, and we have determined that IBM Power servers are among the best in terms of performance and other factors.
In my opinion, there is a long list of scenarios to consider, but I would like to focus on only one of them, which is always the first priority, and that is the performance of the system during peak hours. You only need to plan a few parameters in the profile, and then you are free of these concerns.