Secure Resource Partitions Overview

Secure Resource Partitions enable the resources under the control of a single operating system to be further divided into secure compartments for the purposes of running workloads. Figure 7-1 shows a set of workloads running in separate operating systems on separate hardware platforms. While this environment is highly isolated, not all workloads require that level of isolation. In addition, computing environments such as those shown in Figure 7-1 typically experience lower resource utilization because none of the hardware resources are shared. When a workload is not busy, the hardware is left idle.

Figure 7-1. Workloads Running in Isolation

Secure Resource Partitions rely on features of the HP-UX kernel to ...

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