Our company uses IBM Power Systems for Memory-Intensive Database Processing
April 06, 2022

Our company uses IBM Power Systems for Memory-Intensive Database Processing

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Modules Used

  • Power9 Servers
  • Power System S922
  • Power System S924

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power servers

  • A virtualization platform that uses PowerVM.
  • The process of updating software.
  • System monitoring and control using HMC.
  • The standard HMC console needs to be streamlined for administration.
  • The basic installation media, such as ISO images, require enhancements.
  • Upgrades are prompted by the availability of bootable USB media.

Do you think IBM Power servers delivers good value for the price?


Are you happy with IBM Power servers's feature set?


Did IBM Power servers live up to sales and marketing promises?


Did implementation of IBM Power servers go as expected?


Would you buy IBM Power servers again?


  • The return on investment isn't as quick as anticipated, but that's because the administrative burden was reduced.
  • Fewer employees are engaged in the management of servers that aren't productive
In terms of management and integration of external devices such as tape libraries or storage units, the IBM Power System server is unsurpassed in its class. You can plug-and-play after the initial and simple installation, no matter if it's for Linux or IBM. The S914 operates smoothly and offers several cores and memory slots for your corporate applications to deliver a high performance.
In the eight years that I utilized IBM Power servers hardware, I never had an out-of-the-blue outage. I was always amazed at how quickly it could process enormous amounts of data. The IBM Power platform, on the other hand, is not well suited to a firm that is still trying to figure out what it wants to accomplish in my opinion. They will instead waste all of their time retooling since they have no idea what they are doing I believe. The initial investment in the IBM Power platform is substantial, but it pays for itself very quickly after successful adoption.