IBM z13 (2964 704 NC9) with KVM for IBM z Systems 1.1
Network Server
08 Sep 2016

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:

Virtual Machines (Guests OS):
3   SUSEĀ® Linux Enterprise Server for System z 12
  SP:  Service Pack 1 for SLES 12     Arch:  64     Mode:  Fully Virtualized

Product Description
KVM for IBM z Systems 1.1.1 (5648-KVM) on IBM z Systems

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:System z Platform
Mother Board Revision:NA
CPU:32 IBM  z13 CPU (2964-704 NC9)
RAM:Host Platform: 1 TB, multi VM Guests: one guest at 980 GB and two guests at 10 GB each, Single Max VM Guest Tested Memory: 1000 GB
Ports and Bus Types:zSeries
Host Bus Adapter:IBM  Ficon Express8 , FibreChannel
IBM  Ficon Express16 , FibreChannel
Hard Disk Drive:IBM  FICON DASD Storage Device , FibreChannel
IBM  SCSI/FCP Disk Storage Device , SCSI
IBM  ECKD DASD Storage Device , FibreChannel
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 7.5.0-20.4

Config Notes
  1. Virtual machine guest: Part of the system certification testing included a single max virtual machine configured with up to 1000 GB of memory and 31 CPU's on a SLES for System z 12 SP1 guest.

Adapters and Drivers
IBM  OSA-Express4
IBM  OSA-Express5
IBM  Ficon Express8
IBM  Ficon Express16

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IBM z13 (2964 704 NC9) with KVM for IBM z Systems 1.1

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