IBM Wave for z/VM architecture
This chapter provides an overview of the basic IBM Wave for z/VM (IBM Wave) architecture and how it fits into your enterprise, whether small or large. It also describes the foundational components of IBM Wave within each tier of the architecture.
2.1 IBM Wave basic architecture
IBM Wave implements the following three-tier architecture, as shown in Figure 2-1
•A graphical user interface (GUI) client
•The WAVESRV Linux guest server
•The Target Virtualization Platform (TVP) application programming interface (API)