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System Storage Literature

In this document you will find the opinion from ESG about VersaStack, a new converged infrastructure solution that focuses on making cloud, big data and analytics, and mobile deployments attainable and efficiently packaged for simplified deployment.

April 2015 | PDF | 463 KB
Grid-scale based XIV storage delivers performance-boosting integration and a virtualized architecture that can work in synergy with the highly virtualized VMware environments that are the cornerstone of many organizations’ cloud computing and systems ...

February 2015 | PDF | 1 MB
Read this paper to get a clear understanding of the importance of effective enterprise mirroring to minimize risk and downtime. Learn how implementing IBM XIV Storage System mirroring can provide a comprehensive, successful mirroring strategy that can ...

February 2015 | PDF | 600 KB
ESG: IBM's DS8870 Takes Performance To a New Level. Last update August 2014.

August 2014 | PDF | 698 KB
This white paper shares IBM-specific installation, configuration, and best practice guidelines that elevate virtual Microsoft Exchange Server DAG high availability (HA) by helping to prepare customers for worst-case data loss scenarios where critical ...

October 2013 | PDF | 2 MB
The new IBM Storwize V3700 system leverages the mature enterprise features of its Storwize disk family to provide enterprise level data services to the SMB market. Storwize V3700 is able to do so at a price that is within reach of the SMB IT budget.

October 2013 | PDF | 203 KB
This paper presents Microsoft Exchange 2013 database and log I./O performance and reliability results for 24,000 1.5GB mailboxes on the Storwize V5000. Tested with the Exchange.

September 2013 | PDF | 826 KB
This white paper focuses on the Storwize family in combination with VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI).

July 2013 | PDF | 920 KB
The objective of this paper is to discuss the hardware considerations to assist users in properly sizing computing resources within the IBM PureFlex System, allowing it to operate in the Milestone XProtect Corporate and Expert digital video surveillance ...

July 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
In this white paper, IDC examines how IBM's Storwize family of storage offerings is changing the game by delivering a robust enterprise grade virtualization platform that is efficient, cost-effective, and optimized.

June 2013 | PDF | 463 KB
IBM XIV Storage is the ideal storage foundation for cloud computing, with optimal resource sharing, best of breed virtualization, cost-saving ease of use, and maximum elasticity.

June 2013 | PDF | 4 MB
This technical paper provides the best practices guide for implementing IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) backup solution using the Symantec NetBackup software

June 2013 | PDF | 6 MB
This analyst paper (detailed version) will compare the total cost of ownership for IBM DS8800 and EMC Symmetrix VMAX Systems.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
This paper describes the integrated solution for using thin reclamation on several IBM disk systems, including the IBM DS8000 series, IBM XIV Storage System, the IBM Storwize family and IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
This white paper demonstrates the Metro Mirror and Global Mirror features of the IBM Storwize family storage systems for a disaster-recovery solution of the Oracle 11gR2 database.

June 2013 | PDF | 7 MB
This whitepaper focuses on a solution with IBM Storwize V5000 and IBM PureFlex with the Milestone XProject Corporate application.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
Validating IBM XIV for Microsoft's SQL ServerI/O Reliability Program. SQL Server I/O Reliability partners provide storage solutions that have been carefully reviewed to meet the SQL Server storage solution requirements.

June 2013 | PDF | 228 KB
This analyst white paper written by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) is an update to the existing ESG Lab Validation for SVC. It will focus on new SVC enhancements and software enhancements made to Real-time Compression.

June 2013 | PDF | 2 MB
This technical report provides basic guidelines and best practices on how to size and configure the IBM and NetApp reference architecture based on IBM InfoSphere BigInsights to implement a Big Data Networked Storage Solution for Hadoop.

June 2013 | PDF | 1 MB
The premise of delivering an IBM Storwize family of products based on a single architecture has benefits for customers in many areas and allows IBM to focus on continued advances in integrating new technologies, and improving the multiple storage systems ...

March 2013 | PDF | 301 KB

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