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Improve Oracle Database performance with IBM Systems server-side caching
This white paper shows the benefits of using server-side caching, a feature supported by IBM System Storage to improve the performance of an Oracle Database hosted on a spinning disk storage system with little or no disruption to the existing infrastructure. The paper also discusses the configuration of server-side cache with an Oracle Database and its benefits for existing workloads.The paper also showcases the use case of online transaction processing (OLTP) database performance improvement seen by using this feature.
August 2016 | PDF | 682 KB
Overview of IBM System Storage - Subsystem Device Driver Path Control Module (SDDPCM)
This white paper provides a brief introduction to the IBM System Storage Subsystem Device Driver Path Control Module (SDDPCM). The paper explains the SDDPCM driver in 22.214.171.124 release in detail and also describes the installation and uninstallation of SDDPCM using the command-line interface (CLI).
August 2016 | PDF | 550 KB
Introducing the IBM Storage Integration Server
This white paper provides an introduction to the IBM Storage Integration Server and explains the benefits provided by the design. The IBM Storage Integration Server provides a centralized point of integration with independent software vendors (ISVs) and IBM storage systems.
May 2016 | PDF | 386 KB
IBM Storage infrastructure with Splunk Enterprise
This document describes the reference architecture for running the Splunk Enterprise application with specific IBM Storage Systems.
May 2016 | PDF | 941 KB
IBM System Storage Architecture and Configuration Guide for SAP HANA TDI (tailored datacenter integration) V2.5
This paper is intended as an architecture and configuration guide to setup the IBM System Storage for the SAP HANA tailored datacenter integration (SAP HANA TDI) within a SAN environment or with IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS / Spectrum Scale / GPFS) with a NAS environment. The SAP HANA is delivered as an appliance, comprising of the SAP HANA software, SAP partner software (optional, e.g. for backup and monitoring), the LINUX operation system, server, and storage. The SAP HANA TDI now allows the SAP customer to use existing, external storage, by opening up the appliance model towards the storage server. Every IBM Storage System is certified for SAP HANA TDI: IBM DS8800 & DS8870, XIV Gen 3, Storwize V7000, V5000 (V3700), FlashSystem 820, 840, 900, V840, V9000: all of them can be used with storage virtualization IBM SVC In addition for HANA BW scale out: IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) with ESS for Intel Server.
May 2016 | PDF | 598 KB
Consolidated hardware for video solutions
The objective of this paper is to discuss the hardware considerations to assist users in properly sizing computing resources within IBM PureFlex System, allowing it to operate in the Vizrt Viz One distributed Media Asset Management (MAM) environment.
May 2016 | PDF | 2 MB
Gray Consulting: Upgrading Department PACS with Entry-Level Vendor Neutral Archive Components
Any IT project involving PACS storage is an opportunity to engage with IBM resources that are prepared to bring years of storage and data management experience to bear in designing a more attractive alternative than the continuation of the proprietary PACS archive paradigm.
September 2013 | PDF | 303 KB
Storage: Economics Remains Crucial
IT managers and industry pundits talk a lot about performance and capacity, but those are often only replacement terms for the real issue: economics. Storage decisions are only necessary because of economics—otherwise we’d put all data in main (“storage--class”) memory.
October 2012 | PDF | 261 KB
ESG: "Cloud Agile" Solutions from IBM Smarter Storage
This analyst paper focuses on the cloud agile pillar of the IBM’s approach on storage—IBM Smarter Storage for smarter Computing. ESG describes Cloud agile as an approach and at the same time as a solution.
July 2012 | PDF | 806 KB
Taneja Group: Optimization for Real-Time Storage
Optimization has long been the holy grail of the storage industry. This paper discusses the role IBM SAN Volume Controller plays in this area.
June 2012 | PDF | 552 KB
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