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IBM System x3850 X6 and x3950 X6 Planning and Implementation Guide

IBM System x3850 X6 and x3950 X6 Planning and Implementation Guide

By: David Watts; Rani Doughty; Ilya Solovyev

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

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The increasing demand for cloud computing and business analytical workloads by enterprises to meet business needs drives innovation to find new ways to build informational systems. Clients are looking for IT solutions that manage large amounts of data, easily scale performance, and provide reliable real-time access to actionable information. Built on decades of innovation, IBM® introduces its sixth generation of IBM Enterprise X-Architecture® technology, IBM X6 servers. IBM X6 servers are designed to be fast, agile, and resilient: Fast application performance means immediate...

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IBM Platform Computing Solutions Reference Architectures and Best Practices

IBM Platform Computing Solutions Reference Architectures and Best Practices

By: Dino Quintero; Luis Carlos Cruz; Ricardo Machado Picone; Dusan Smolej; Daniel de Souza Casali; Gheorghe Tudor; Joanna Wong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-APR-2014

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication demonstrates and documents that the combination of IBM System x®, IBM GPFS™, IBM GPFS-FPO, IBM Platform Symphony®, IBM Platform HPC, IBM Platform LSF®, IBM Platform Cluster Manager Standard Edition, and IBM Platform Cluster Manager Advanced Edition deliver significant value to clients in need of cost-effective, highly scalable, and robust solutions. IBM depth of solutions can help the clients plan a foundation to face challenges in how to manage, maintain, enhance, and provision computing environments to, for example, analyze the growing volumes of data within...

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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 CloudBurst on System x

IBM CloudBurst on System x

By: Armando Lemos; Rafael Moleiro; Paolo Ottaviano; Ferenc Rada; Maciej Widomski; Byron Braswell

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 09-APR-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives an overview of Cloud solutions, followed by detailed information and usage scenarios for IBM CloudBurst® in a System x® environment. Cloud computing can be defined as a style of computing in which dynamically scalable resources, such as CPU, storage, or bandwidth, are provided as a service over the Internet. Cloud computing represents a massively scalable, self-service delivery model where processing, storage, networking, and applications can be accessed as services over the Internet. Enterprises can adopt cloud models to improve employee productivity,...

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IBM Systems Solution for Branch Banking: Installation Guide

IBM Systems Solution for Branch Banking: Installation Guide

By: Amarjit Bahl; Ira Chavis; George Dillard; Mike Ebbers

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 27-FEB-2007

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Systems Solution for Branch Banking is targeted to the financial institutions that have chosen to keep a decentralized infrastructure. This is approximately 50% of the customer base. This solution is a technology sell, and will therefore be most attractive to banks that are due for a technology refresh (that is, those that have not done a major upgrade of their branch infrastructure for the past 5 to 10 years).This IBM Redbooks publication discusses how to install and configure the components of the Systems Solution for Branch Banking, a hardware and software solution that enables banks...

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IBM eX5 Implementation Guide

IBM eX5 Implementation Guide

By: David Watts; Aaron Belisle; Duncan Furniss; Scott Haddow; Michael Hurman; Jeneea Jervay; Eric Kern; Cynthia Knight; Miroslav Peic; Tom Sorcic; Evans Tanurdin

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 12-MAY-2011

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High-end workloads drive ever-increasing and ever-changing constraints. In addition to requiring greater memory capacity, these workloads challenge you to do more with less and to find new ways to simplify deployment and ownership. And although higher system availability and comprehensive systems management have always been critical, they have become even more important in recent years. Difficult challenges, such as these, create new opportunities for innovation. The IBM® eX5 portfolio delivers this innovation. This family of high-end computing introduces the fifth generation of IBM...

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Implementation of IBM j-type Ethernet Switches and Routers

Implementation of IBM j-type Ethernet Switches and Routers

By: Sangam Racherla; Norman Bogard; Gareth Edwards; Nathan Flowers; Paul Ionescu; Gabriel Slomovitz; See Keong Soon

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 13-FEB-2011

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IBM® j-type data center solutions running Junos software (from Juniper Networks) provide operational agility and efficiency, dramatically simplifying the network and delivering savings. With this solution, a network design has fewer devices, interconnections, and network tiers. Beyond the cost advantages, the design offers the following key benefits: The high-performance data center is built around IBM j-type e-series Ethernet switches, m-series routers, and s-series firewalls. This new family of powerful products helps to shape the next generation of dynamic infrastructure. IBM j-type...

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Tuning IBM System x Servers for Performance

Tuning IBM System x Servers for Performance

By: David Watts; Alexandre Chabrol; Phillip Dundas; Dustin Fredrickson; Marius Kalmantas; Mario Marroquin; Rajeev Puri; Jose Rodriguez Ruibal; David Zheng

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes what you can do to improve and maximize the performance of your business server applications running on IBM System x® hardware and either Windows®, Linux®, or VMware® operating systems. It describes how to improve the performance of the System x hardware, the operating system, and specific server applications. The book is divided into five parts. Part 1 introduces performance turning, server types and benchmarking. Part 2 explains the technology implemented in the major subsystems in System x servers, and shows what settings can be selected or...

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Tuning IBM System x Servers for Performance

Tuning IBM System x Servers for Performance

By: David Watts; Erwan Auffret; Phillip Dundas; Mark Kapoor; Daniel Koeck; Charles Stephan

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 05-FEB-2007

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This IBM Redbook describes what you can do to improve and maximize the performance of your business server applications running on IBM System x hardware and either Windows, Linux, or ESX Server operating systems. It describes how to improve the performance of the System x hardware, the operating system, and specific server applications. The book is divided into five parts. Part 1 explains the technology implemented in the major subsystems in System x servers and shows what settings can be selected or adjusted to obtain the best performance. Part 2 describes the performance...