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What does LPAR stand for?

LPAR stands for Logical Partitioning

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  • Information technology (IT) and computers

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With the announcement, Hitachi is enabling companies of all sizes to truly realize the business benefits of Application Optimized Storage solutions, as now even the smallest companies can enjoy the benefits of virtualization by optimizing the performance of their most pressing business applications--such as Microsoft Exchange or Oracle Financials--utilizing the Logical Partitioning capabilities of Hitachi's integrated new fleet of midrange offerings.
While Workload Management falls short of the hardware and logical partitioning found in IBM AS/400s and mainframes, it is a significant improvement over past AIXes, which essentially had no features to help system administrators keep applications from butting heads and running away with system resources.
The logical partitioning that comes in OS/400 V4R4 (which has more than twice the code of OS/400 V4R3 thanks in large measure to this feature and universal database extensions to the AS/400's integrated relational data base management system, DB2/400) is similar in concept to the mainframe logical partitioning that is available to customers using IBM's flagship OS/390 operating system, but it is implemented quite differently.