Faster Application for Scalability
August 03, 2021

Faster Application for Scalability

Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

Power Systems Virtual Server on IBM Cloud for AIX/Linux

Overall Satisfaction with IBM Power System Virtual Server

It is used by most of the applications which we have on premise. We use it as it is easily manageable and scalable. It is easy to use and maintain. With respect to the cost it fits easily within our tech budget. It has different solutions which helps to host applications in a shorter period of time.
  • Power
  • Cost
  • Scalability
  • Documentation
  • Remote connectivity using ssh
  • Migration is a bit difficult and its not a smooth process

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  • Dynamic scalability can be achieved
  • Migrating applications is not easy
  • The documentation is a bit lacking and can be improved
It is better in terms of security and faster turnaround time when comes to scalability. It provides flexibility with integrating different components using IBM Power System Virtual Server. The time taken to set it up for the first time is very fast and takes less time to configure. With respect to AWS the pricing is a bit cheaper.
The IBM Power System Virtual Servers are responsive most of the time. We haven't encountered any issues with the downtime of the service. The dynamic scalability of the application is great and can help in terms of consumer TPS increase. The customer support is excellent and actions are taken by the team to avoid the outage if any.
Its very helpful in terms of documentation as well as examples to avoid user errors. The logs are brief and to the point which makes it easier to debug and avoid any errors in the application if any. Most of the applications using IBM Power System Virtual Server helps to achieve business outcomes.
It is well suited for organizations who wants to scale faster based on the consumer applications. The environment is pretty stable and we have hardly experienced any downtime with this servers. The elastic load balancers are pretty useful in managing the traffic, which helps in making the applications scalable, up and running.

IBM Power Virtual Server Feature Ratings

Service-level Agreement (SLA) uptime
Dynamic scaling
Elastic load balancing
Pre-configured templates
Monitoring tools
Pre-defined machine images
Operating system support
Security controls