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Practical Migration from x86 to Linux on IBM System z by Serkan Sahin, Tito Ogando, Berthold Gunreben, Craig Gardner, Eduardo Simoes Franco, Lydia Parziale

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Benefits of migrating workloads to Linux on System z
In this section, we discuss the benefits and reasons to migrate to Linux on System z. Additionally, we discuss a new type of information technology that is called workload centric and explain how the workload-centric cloud benefits from Linux on System z with an enterprise cloud computing blueprint.
1.1 Benefits
A significant benefit of migrating to Linux on System z is that it allows organizations to break the link between the operating system and specific hardware platforms. This means that ...

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