Новый Redbook (draft) посвященный управлению Workload Partition в AIX 6


IBM опубликовало новый Redbook посвященный AIX 6. Workload Partition Management in IBM AIX Version 6.1

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Part 1. Introduction   

Chapter 1. Introduction to AIX Workload Partitions

1.1  Workload management and partitioning in AIX systems

1.1.1   AIX Workload Manager   

1.1.2   Logical partitions   

1.1.3   PowerVM (formerly Advanced POWER Virtualization)

1.2  AIX6 Workload Partitions   

1.2.1   Global environment   

1.2.2   System WPAR   

1.2.3   Application WPAR   

1.3  WPAR isolation and security   

1.3.1   Processes   

1.3.2   Users   

1.3.3   Resources   

1.4  Other WPAR features   

1.4.1   Checkpoint / restart   

1.4.2   Live application mobility   

1.5  When to use workload partitions   

1.5.1   Improve application reliability and availability

1.5.2   Simplify OS and application management

1.5.3   Optimize server utilization   

1.5.4   Manage application resource utilization   

1.5.5   Scoping administrative privileges by application

1.5.6   Protect existing hardware investment   

1.5.7   Easily clone application environments   

1.5.8   Support green computing strategies   

Chapter 2. Understanding and Planning for WPARs

2.1 High-level Planning information   
Software prerequisites   

2.2.1   File System considerations   

2.2.2   Network Considerations   

 

2.3   Considerations for the Global Environment (GE)

2.4   Application WPARs   

2.5   System WPARs   

2.6   Mobility   

2.7   WPAR and LPAR Comparison   

Part 2. Managing WPARs   

Chapter 3. Functional Overview   

3.1  Comparing Application and Systems WPARs

3.1.1 System and Application WPARs compared

3.2   WPAR Tools Overview   

3.3   WPAR Manager   

3.4   WPAR Commands   

3.5   Modified AIX Commands   

3.6   WPAR Description Database   

Chapter 4. Overview of WPAR operations   

4.1  WPAR administration   

4.1.1   Create and manage simple WPARs   

4.1.2   Deployment states and transitions   

4.1.3   Network considerations   

4.2  Filesystem setup   

4.2.1   Creating a new filesystem   

4.2.2   Changing an existing filesystem   

4.2.3   Shared /usr with writable subdirectory (filesystem)

4.3  Software installation   

4.3.1   Software availability   

4.3.2   Installing software   

4.4  Backup, restore and cloning   

4.4.1   Considerations   

4.4.2   WPAR considerations   

4.4.3   Backing up the global environment   

4.4.4   Backup and restore system WPAR   

4.4.5   Clone a system WPAR   

4.5  Users and groups   

4.5.1   Defaults access: Users and root   

4.5.2   Recover password for users inside WPARs   

4.6  Relocation   

4.6.1 Administrative locking   

4.7  CLI Walkthrough   

4.7.1   Static mobility   

4.7.2   How to create WPARs eligible for Live mobility from CLI   

4.7.3   Live mobility prerequisite   

4.7.4   Live mobility   

4.8  Checkpoint and restart   

Chapter 5. Managing WPARs   

5.1  WPAR Manager components and functions    

5.1.1   Common Agent Service (CAS)    

5.1.2   Agent Manager    

5.1.3   Resource Manager    

5.1.4   Common Agent    

5.2  WPAR manager installation    

5.2.1   Check WPAR manager prerequisites    

5.2.2   WPAR manager installation and configuration    

5.2.3   Verifying WPAR manager installation. .    

5.3  WPAR agent installation..    

5.3.1   Check WPAR Agent prerequisites    

5.3.2   Installing and configuring WPAR Agent    

5.3.3   Verifying agent installation    

5.4  Prepare and create mobile WPARs    

5.4.1   Prepare your NFS server    

5.4.2   The mobility process    

5.4.3   Logon to WPAR manager    

5.4.4   Create application WPAR eligible for static mobility    

5.4.5   Create application WPAR, eligible for live mobility    

5.4.6   Creating a System WPAR that is eligible for static mobility    

5.5  Compatibility APIs    

5.5.1   Compatibility test flow    

5.5.2   Compatibility test cases   

5.5.3   API usage   

 

5.6   Performance monitoring   

5.7   WPAR groups and load management   

5.8   WPAR Manager availability   

Part 3. Advanced Topics   

Chapter 6. Security in WPAR environments   

6.1  WPARs isolation   

6.1.1   APIs   

6.1.2   Commands   

6.1.3   Kernel changes   

6.2  File system isolation and security   

6.2.1   Discretionary Access Control   

6.2.2   Access Control Lists   

6.2.3   Controlling file access   

6.3  Encrypted File Systems   

6.3.1   Confidentiality of WPAR data   

6.3.2   Granting global environment users access to WPAR data   

6.3.3   Granting WPAR users access to global environment data   

6.4  Users and groups   

6.4.1 Security credentials WPAR environments   

6.5  RBAC in WPAR environments   

6.5.1 Using RBAC to secure WPAR operations   

6.6  Network isolation   

6.6.1   Using global environment routing table   

6.6.2   Using WPAR specific routing table   

6.6.3   Managing WPAR specific routing   

6.7  Auditing and accounting in WPAR environments   

6.7.1   Overview of auditing in WPAR environments   

6.7.2   Using auditing in WPAR environments   

6.7.3   Global initiated WPAR auditing   

6.7.4   Overview of accounting in WPAR environments   

6.7.5   Using accounting in WPAR environments   

6.7.6   Global initiated WPAR accounting   

Chapter 7. Advanced Configuration   

7.1   WPAR Administrative Scalability   

7.2   Specification Files   

7.3   NIM Client Support   

 

7.3.1   Machine Definition   

7.3.2   NIM Operations Applicable to WPARs   

7.3.3   WPAR NIM States   

7.3.4   Additional Resource Types   

7.4  Advanced File system Considerations   

7.4.1   Creating additional file systems for WPARs   

7.4.2   Configuring Writable Shared file systems   

7.4.3   Network File Systems (NFS) considerations   

7.5  Backup Considerations   

7.5.1   mkwpardata   

7.5.2   savewpar   

7.5.3   restwpar   

7.6  Software Maintenance   

7.6.1   Software Availability   

7.6.2   Shared install   

7.6.3   Non Shared Install   

7.7   Print Spooling   

7.8   System Environment Notes   

7.9   Processes and Subsystems   

 

7.10   WPAR Resource Limiting   

7.11   IPv6   

7.12   Network Name Mapped Interface Support   

7.13   WPAR static settings resolution   

 

7.13.1   SAMPLE CASE   

7.13.2   Static settings resolution flow   

7.14  PowerHA (formerly HACMP) and WPARs   

7.14.1 Planning for High Availability   

Chapter 8. Resource control   

8.1   Resource control   

8.2   Workload partition resource control overview   

 

8.2.1   CPU and memory allocation to a WPAR   

8.2.2   Processes and threads in a WPAR   

8.2.3   Virtual memory of a single process within a WPAR   

8.2.4   Resource sets   

 

8.3   Workload partition resource control attributes   

8.4   Default and recommended values of resource control attributes   

8.5   Using resource allocation   

 

8.5.1   Resource control command line interface   

8.5.2   Using CPU resource control   

8.5.3   Using memory resource control   

8.5.4   Processes and threads   

8.5.5   Process virtual memory   

 

8.6   Using WPARs instead of WLM classes   

8.7   WPAR resource control changes to WLM   

 

8.7.1   Number of user-defined superclasses   

8.7.2   Resource limit granularity   

8.7.3   Changes to WLM commands   

8.8  Frequently Asked Questions regarding WLM and WPAR resource contr
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8.8.1   The tier   

8.8.2   Superclass and subclass   

8.8.3   Class assignment rule   

8.8.4   Enabling resource control when creating a WPAR   

8.8.5   Enabling resource control for selected WPARs   

8.8.6   Using WLM commands directly for resource control   

8.8.7   Using WLM to manage other workloads   

Chapter 9. Tracing and Logging   

9.1  Trace support for the wpars   

9.1.1   System trace enablement for WPARs   

9.1.2   Dynamic trace (probevue) enablement for WPARs   

 

9.2   Error Logging   

9.3   System Logging   

Chapter 10. Developer Considerations   

10.1  Device management   

10.1.1   Device visibility in workload partition   

10.1.2   Supported device categories in a WPAR environments   

10.1.3   Fine granularity logical volume control   

10.2  AIX IOCP API and Mobility of I/O Completion Reports   

10.2.1   I/O completion port   

10.2.2   Synchronous I/O Vs Asynchronous I/O   

10.2.3   IOCP mobility requirements   

10.2.4   IOCP Mobility APIs   

10.3  Application licensing and compliance support   

10.3.1   Application licensing support for WPAR   

10.3.2   Tivoli application license complaince manager for WPAR   

10.4  WPAR messaging and logging   

10.4.1   Message classifications   

10.4.2   Environment variables   

10.4.3   Application programming interfaces   

10.5  XTISO mobility   

10.5.1   XTISO checkpoint and restart flow   

10.5.2   XTISO Library changes   

 

10.6   NFS client mobility support   

10.7   System V and POSIX IPC in WPAR   

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