Processor and memory virtualization
Machine virtualization involves all of the major server components. Proper configuration and tuning of each component is important to maximize the server utilization. The four major areas of a virtualized system involve CPU, Memory, Network and Storage.
This chapter covers CPU and memory on IBM PowerKVM and the following topics:
Resources overcommitment
CPU compatibility mode
SMT support
Microthreading mode
CPU pinning
NUMA
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