Tuesday, September 11, 2018

2018 Linux on IBM Z and LinuxONE Workshop, Poughkeepsie, NY

Meet us at this event, taking place November 5-6, 2018, at IBM Poughkeepsie, NY. See the full announcement here.
Naturally, KVM on IBM Z will be covered by both, presentations and workgroup sessions.

Find the agenda here.

Registration is open here till October 25.

Monday, September 10, 2018

libvirt v4.7.0 released

libvirt v4.7, available for download at the libvirt project website, adds support for vsock for CCW.
For a full usage example and related information, see this article in our Knowledge series.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

QEMU v3.0 released


QEMU v3.0 is out. Besides a number of small enhancements, some items that we would like to highlight from a KVM on Z perspective:

  • A new CPU model representing IBM z14 Model ZR1 was added:
    14ZR1
    (long name: IBM z14 Model ZR1 GA1).
  • Re-use your existing infrastructure for LPAR installs by utilizing the newly added support for .INS files in network boot.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Knowledge: Use virt-install for KVM Guest Installations

Tired of fiddling with guest XML files and virtual DJing with ISO images? Then our latest entry in our Knowledge Series might come handy! Plus it also offers access to further Linux distributions on IBM Z!
Read more on how virt-install can help here.