MIDRANGE dot COM Mailing List Archive



Home » MIDRANGE-L » June 2008

RE: Native Domino - to LPAR or not to LPAR, that is the question.



fixed

There's no reason to LPAR just for Domino that I can think of, it just
wastes space and resources. I would recommend running Domino in its own
memory pool for performance. Make sure that you have *enough* main
storage.

See Separating Batch Work from *BASE at:
http://www-912.ibm.com/s_dir/slkbase.nsf/4825346bbea9ef2986256ffd0078fa1
c/9fa68bd7573e48af862565c2007d3d9b?OpenDocument&Highlight=2,separating,b
atch,base

Regards,

Scott Ingvaldson
Senior IBM Support Specialist
Fiserv Midwest


-----Original Message-----
From: Neil Palmer [mailto:neilpalmer400mr@xxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2008 3:49 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion
Subject: Native Domino - to LPAR or not to LPAR, that is the question.

What is the general consensus on whether or not you need (or should) run
Domino (for email & Sametime) in a separate LPAR? I can't really think
of a lot of advantages, just disadvantages like:

- more maintainance on the LPAR for release upgrades, PTF's, etc.

- a more expensive system because of the LPAR driving requirements for
additional disk controllers and disk, driving a requirement for an
otherwise unneeded expansion unit, etc.

- more PC server like in that you end up with unused processor and disk
resources that would be better utilized if Domino was running in teh
main system/partition.

I can't think of any cases where errors in Domino would cause a
production system/partition to crash - but has anyone experienced that ?


Neil Palmer, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

(This account not monitored for personal mail, remove the last two
letters before @ for that)




__________________________________________________________________
Be smarter than spam. See how smart SpamGuard is at giving junk email
the boot with the All-new Yahoo! Mail. Click on Options in Mail and
switch to New Mail today or register for free at http://mail.yahoo.ca






Return to Archive home page | Return to MIDRANGE.COM home page

This mailing list archive is Copyright 1997-2014 by MIDRANGE dot COM and David Gibbs as a compilation work. Use of the archive is restricted to research of a business or technical nature. Any other uses are prohibited. Full details are available here. If you have questions about this, please contact