Workload Partitions are a form of compacting down your environment into something more manageable and faster/easier to deploy or destroy. The idea of a WPAR is that you can run the work of multiple LPARs within a single LPAR. By creating an LPAR with WPAR capabilities, you can fill it with images running multiple instances of AIX workloads.
By consolidating your LPAR environment, you can create more easily manageable servers for environments with multiple development, sandbox and testing deployments. Often times with the increase in virtualization, we treat LPARs as though they are disposable machines (which technically they are). By creating a WPAR, you increase the ease of set up, tie up less physical resources, and keep your environment breadth steady...Read More