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AIX 5L Practical Performance Tools and Tuning Guide by IBM Redbooks

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9.2. Partition load manager (PLM)

The Partition Load Manager (PLM) software is part of the Advanced POWER Virtualization feature and helps customers to maximize the utilization of processor and memory resources of DLPAR capable logical partitions running AIX 5L on pSeries servers.

This section is based on the redbook Advanced POWER Virtualization on IBM p5 Servers: Introduction and Basic configuration, SG24-7940.

9.2.1. PLM introduction

The PLM is a resource manager, which assigns and moves resources based on defined policies and utilization of the resources in an IBM pSeries based on POWER5 architecture ( p5). PLM manages memory, both dedicated ...

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