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Traversing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 on System p

Jul 28, 2008, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)

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"Generally speaking, it is easier for Solaris administrators to make the transition to Linux than AIX administrators because there are more files that need editing on both Solaris and Linux. Both Solaris and Linux are also more command-line driven than AIX. One advantage you will have as an AIX administrator is that the hardware is the same, so if you're familiar with Virtualization using AIX on System p, you'll find a lot of similarities. If you were using Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL5) on an x86 box, you would be using Red Hat's Xen-based virtualization process (see Resources for more information on Xen). On System p, you'll be using the same PowerVM™ that you are using on AIX"

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