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Enterprise Caching Solutions using IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances and IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Enterprise Caching Solutions using IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliances and IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale

By: Jan Bajerski; Ulas Cubuk; Fernando Ewald; Susan Hanson; Kris (Krzysztof) Kobylinski; Jun Guo Ku; Anton Litvinov; Nikolay Marin; Dmitry Savustjan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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In the dynamic business environment of today, Information Technology (IT) organizations face challenges around scalability and performance. This IBM® Redbooks® publication is targeted for IT architects, IT personnel, and developers who are looking to integrate caching technologies, specifically elastic caching, into their business environment to enhance scalability and performance. Although it is helpful to know caching technologies, an introduction to caching technologies in general is included. In addition, technical details are provided about implementing caching by using several IBM...

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IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

By: Jon Tate; Angelo Bernasconi; Torben Jensen; Ian MacQuarrie; Ole Rasmussen; Matthew Robinson; Steven Tong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-APR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM Storage Area Network and IBM SAN Volume Controller Stretched Cluster solution when combined with VMware. We describe guidelines, settings, and implementation steps necessary to achieve a satisfactory implementation. Business continuity and continuous application availability are among the top requirements for many organizations today. Advances in virtualization, storage, and networking have made enhanced business continuity possible. Information technology solutions can now be designed to manage both planned and unplanned outages, and the...

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Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

Adopting IBM PureApplication System V1.0

By: Shivaji D Bhosale; Gabor Gyetvai; Valter Inacio Jr.; Ajay Krishna; Marcelo Mota Manhaes; Eduardo Monich Fronza; Shailendra Tangirala

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAY-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces users to the concepts of the IBM PureApplication™ System V1.0. This book covers the most common problems, solutions, best practices, and use cases about adopting the IBM PureApplication System V1.0. The target audience for this book is anyone from the IT industry who wants to acquire a better understanding of IBM PureApplication System, including technical consultants, business partners, and independent software vendors who are considering migrating to a cloud computing solution. This book also is applicable to system administrators, middleware...

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IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions

IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions

By: Dino Quintero; Ricardo Dobelin Barros; Ashraf Gomaa; José Higino; Archana Kumar; Majid Ouassir; Adam Parker; Joanna Wong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the integration of IBM Platform Symphony® with IBM BigInsights™. It includes IBM Platform LSF® implementation scenarios that use IBM System x® technologies. This IBM Redbooks publication is written for consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists who are responsible for providing solutions and support for IBM Platform Computing solutions. This book explains how the IBM Platform Computing solutions and the IBM System x platform can help to solve customer challenges and to maximize systems throughput, capacity, and...

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IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.1 Configuration Cookbook

IBM SmartCloud Storage Access V1.1 Configuration Cookbook

By: Larry Coyne; Wang Di; Kumar Nachiketa; Sangho Lee; Yang Yi

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you learn how to build a storage cloud with the IBM SmartCloud™ Storage Access solution, which consists of multiple hardware and software products including IBM Scale Out network Attached Storage (SONAS), IBM Storwize® V7000 Unified, IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, and more. To get you started, we cover the planning, installation, and configuration for each component. SmartCloud Storage Access is an IBM software product for storage cloud management that enables the cloud service with virtualization and automation. SCSA is the focal point to...

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SOA Policy, Service Gateway, and SLA Management

SOA Policy, Service Gateway, and SLA Management

By: Robert Barron; Joel Gauci; Jayanthi Krishnamurthy; Robert Laird; David Shute; Stephen Willoughby; Peter Xu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication teaches you how to automate your runtime policy by using a centralized policy management system. The SOA Policy Solution provides a centralized policy administration, enforcement, and monitoring for runtime policies that enable traffic management for service level agreement enforcement, service mediation, and other customized policies. Policies can be defined once and reused among multiple services, thus enabling a standardized, consistent approach to a runtime policy that saves time and money for implementation and maintenance of non-functional requirements...

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Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

Hybrid Cloud Integration and Monitoring with IBM WebSphere Cast Iron

By: Andre R Araujo; Jag Dhillon; Karen Durston; Sunil Joshi; David Kwock; Sean Liu; Loic Marsollier

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2012

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Cloud computing is fast emerging as a new consumption and delivery model for IT solutions. Two distinct cloud patterns have evolved. Private clouds are custom cloud applications that are on premise to companies. Public clouds are owned and managed by a service provider and are delivered on a pay-per-use basis. Although the debate between the use of private versus public cloud continues, the industry is moving ever faster toward a hybrid solution. Hybrid clouds address the integration of traditional IT environments with one or more clouds, private and public. IBM® WebSphere® Cast Iron® along...

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System z End-to-End Extended Distance Guide

System z End-to-End Extended Distance Guide

By: Frank Kyne; Jack Consoli; Richard Davey; Gary Fisher; Iain Neville; Mauricio Nogueira; Fabio Pereira; Giancarlo Rodolfi; Ulrich Schlegel

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-MAR-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you design and manage an end-to-end, extended distance connectivity architecture for IBM System z®. This solution addresses your requirements now, and positions you to make effective use of new technologies in the future. Many enterprises implement extended distance connectivity in a silo manner. However, effective extended distance solutions require the involvement of different teams within an organization. Typically there is a network group, a storage group, a systems group, and possibly other teams. The intent of this publication is to help you...

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IBM XIV Storage System Copy Services and Migration

IBM XIV Storage System Copy Services and Migration

By: Bertrand Dufrasne; Dietmar Dausner; David Denny; Roger Eriksson; Roman Fridli; Itzhack Goldberg; Markus Oscheka; Stephen Solewin

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a practical understanding of the IBM XIV® Storage System copy and migration functions. The XIV Storage System has a rich set of copy functions suited for various data protection scenarios, which enables clients to enhance their business continuance, data migration, and online backup solutions. These functions allow point-in-time copies, known as snapshots and full volume copies, and also include remote copy capabilities in either synchronous or asynchronous mode. These functions are included in the XIV software and all their features are available at...

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IBM High Performance Computing Cluster Health Check

IBM High Performance Computing Cluster Health Check

By: Dino Quintero; Ross Aiken; Shivendra Ashish; Manmohan Brahma; Murali Dhandapani; Rico Franke; Jie Gong; Markus Hilger; Herbert Mehlhose; Justin I. Morosi; Thorsten Nitsch; Fernando Pizzano

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information about aspects of performing infrastructure health checks, such as checking the configuration and verifying the functionality of the common subsystems (nodes or servers, switch fabric, parallel file system, job management, problem areas, and so on). This IBM Redbooks publication documents how to monitor the overall health check of the cluster infrastructure, to deliver technical computing clients cost-effective, highly scalable, and robust solutions. This IBM Redbooks publication is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants,...

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IBM SAN Volume Controller Enhanced Stretched Cluster with VMware

IBM SAN Volume Controller Enhanced Stretched Cluster with VMware

By: Angelo Bernasconi; Ole Rasmussen; Jon Tate

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 17-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM storage area network (SAN) and IBM SAN Volume Controller enhanced stretched cluster configuration when combined with VMware. We describe guidelines, settings, and implementation steps necessary to achieve a satisfactory implementation. Business continuity and continuous availability of applications are among the top requirements for many organizations today. Advances in virtualization, storage, and networking make enhanced business continuity possible. Information technology solutions can now be designed to manage both planned and unplanned...

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IBM InfoSphere Streams: Accelerating Deployments with Analytic Accelerators

IBM InfoSphere Streams: Accelerating Deployments with Analytic Accelerators

By: Chuck Ballard; Oliver Brandt; Bharath Devaraju; Daniel Farrell; Kevin Foster; Chris Howard; Peter Nicholls; Ankit Pasricha; Roger Rea; Norbert Schulz; Tetsuya Shimada; John Thorson; Sandra Tucker; Robert Uleman

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes visual development, visualization, adapters, analytics, and accelerators for IBM InfoSphere® Streams (V3), a key component of the IBM Big Data platform. Streams was designed to analyze data in motion, and can perform analysis on incredibly high volumes with high velocity, using a wide variety of analytic functions and data types. The Visual Development environment extends Streams Studio with drag-and-drop development, provides round tripping with existing text editors, and is ideal for rapid prototyping. Adapters facilitate getting data in and out...

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IBM BladeCenter Products and Technology

IBM BladeCenter Products and Technology

By: Ilya Krutov; Alexander Grechnev

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

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Blade servers captured industry focus because of their modular design, which can reduce costs with a more efficient usage of valuable floor space, and their simplified management, which can speed up such tasks as deploying, reprovisioning, updating, and troubleshooting hundreds of blade servers. By integrating resources and sharing key components, costs are reduced and availability is increased. This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes IBM BladeCenter® and describes the technology and features of the different chassis, blade server models, and connectivity options. We go into detail about...

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Enhanced Networking on IBM z/VSE

Enhanced Networking on IBM z/VSE

By: Joerg Schmidbauer; Jeffrey Barnard; Ingo Franzki; Karsten Graul; Don Stoever; Rene Trumpp

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2014

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The importance of modern computer networks is steadily growing as increasing amounts of data are exchanged over company intranets and the Internet. Understanding current networking technologies and communication protocols that are available for the IBM® mainframe and System z® operating systems is essential for setting up your network infrastructure with z/VSE®. This IBM Redbooks® publication helps you install, tailor, and configure new networking options for z/VSE that are available with TCP/IP for VSE/ESA, IPv6/VSE, and Fast Path to Linux on System z (Linux Fast Path). We put a strong...

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IBM PureApplication System Best Practices

IBM PureApplication System Best Practices

By: Amit P. Acharya; Tom Bal; Kyle Brown; Srinivas Cheemalapati; Rodrigo Costa; Venkata Gadepalli; Rajeev Gandhi; Erdinc Guler; James Kochuba; Rory O'Grady; Jose Ortiz; Margaret Ticknor

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes IBM PureApplication™ System preferred practices that are based on IBM client and Business Partner experience. It explains how PureApplication System enables industries to consolidate workloads, increase efficiency, automate routine processes, reduce costs, and become more agile to respond to continually changing business needs. This book is particularly useful to solution specialists, system or software architects, and the IT teams who implement PureApplication System cloud services....

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IBM zEnterprise BC12 Technical Guide

IBM zEnterprise BC12 Technical Guide

By: Octavian Lascu; Hua Bin Chu; Ivan Dobos; Luiz Fadel; Wolfgang Fries; Parwez Hamid; Fernando E Nogal; Frank Packheiser; Ewerson Palacio; Martijn Raave; Vicente Ranieri Jr.; Andre Spahni; Chen Zhu

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 03-FEB-2014

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The popularity of the Internet and the affordability of information technology (IT) hardware and software have resulted in an explosion dramatic increase in the number of applications, architectures, and platforms. Workloads have changed. Many applications, including mission-critical ones, are deployed on a variety of platforms, and the IBM® System z® design has adapted to this change. It takes into account a wide range of factors, including compatibility and investment protection, to match the IT requirements of an enterprise. This IBM Redbooks® publication provides information about the...

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Building 360-degree Information Applications

Building 360-degree Information Applications

By: Whei-Jen Chen; Bruce Adams; Arun Manoharan; Luke Palamara; Jennifer Reed; Bill von Hagen

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

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Today's businesses, applications, social media, and online transactions generate more data than ever before. This data can be explored and analyzed to provide tremendous business value. IBM® InfoSphere® Data Explorer (Data Explorer) enables organizations to simultaneously explore and derive insights from enterprise data that was traditionally stored in "silos" in enterprise applications, different data repositories, and in different data formats. Applications developed using Data Explorer identify data relationships across these silos, unlocking the business value that is inherent in a...

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Implementing Citrix XenDesktop on IBM Flex System

Implementing Citrix XenDesktop on IBM Flex System

By: Ilya Krutov; Andreas Groth; Gica Livada; Diego Pereira; Jean-Baptiste Valette; Brad Wasson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

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The IBM® SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure offers robust, cost-effective, and manageable virtual desktop solutions for a wide range of clients, user types, and industry segments. These solutions help to increase business flexibility and staff productivity, reduce IT complexity, and simplify security and compliance. Based on a reference architecture approach, this infrastructure supports various hardware, software, and hypervisor platforms. The SmartCloud Desktop Infrastructure solution with Citrix XenDesktop running on IBM Flex System™ offers tailored solutions for every business, from the...

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Implementing and Managing InfiniBand Coupling Links on IBM System z

Implementing and Managing InfiniBand Coupling Links on IBM System z

By: Frank Kyne; Hua Bin Chu; George Handera; Marek Liedel; Masaya Nakagawa; Iain Neville; Christian Zass; Frank Kyne; Hua Bin Chu; George Handera; Marek Liedel; Masaya Nakagawa; Iain Neville; Christian Zass

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-JAN-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides introductory, planning, migration, and management information about InfiniBand coupling links on IBM System z® servers. The book will help you plan and implement the migration from earlier coupling links (ISC3 and ICB4) to InfiniBand coupling links. It provides step-by-step information about configuring InfiniBand connections. Information is also provided about the performance of InfiniBand links compared to other link types. This book is intended for systems programmers, data center planners, and systems engineers. It introduces and...

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Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for Open Systems

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for Open Systems

By: Karen Orlando; Otavio Rocha Filho; Danijel Paulin; Antonio Rainero; Deborah Sparks

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication for the Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center for Replication for the Open environment walks you through the process of establishing sessions, and managing and monitoring copy services through Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication. The book introduces enhanced copy services and new session types that are used by the latest IBM storage systems. Tips and guidance for session usage, tunable parameters, troubleshooting, and for implementing and managing Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication’s latest functionality up to v5.2 also are...