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This paper examines the architecture & memory performance of the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 series. It investigates the challenges in detail & provides insights to end users to assist in enabling optimal performance. The paper examines memory ...

August 2014 | PDF | 809 KB
This paper presents the increased performance results obtained by BladeCenter S chassis using the SAS RAID Controller Module/DSM-12 combination within a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Enterprise x64 Edition environment.

October 2013 | PDF | 89 KB
This IBM Redpaper details the features of IBM eX5 servers that were designed to increase efficiency and lower operating costs, therefore, maximizing workload optimization for OLTP and BA workloads.

November 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
This IBM Redpaper examines WebSphere Application Server, which provides an impressive combination of function and performance, and secondly, included MAX5, a memory expansion unit for IBM eX5 processors, to see how it improved performance.

November 2012 | PDF | 943 KB
IBM System x® eX5 MAX5 memory is an IBM System x technology that adds memory without adding more processors. In this paper, we demonstrate how additional memory afforded by MAX5 improves performance and the cost performance of database and web-facing ...

November 2012 | PDF | 1009 KB
This IBM Redpaper describes tests that the IBM Software Group Competitive Project Office performed to determine the costs and benefits of using IBM eXFlash SSDs compared to using hard disk drives. Test results indicate that eXFlash SSDs offer a dramatic ...

November 2012 | PDF | 622 KB
This IBM Redpaper describes some of the innovations that enable IBM eX5 servers to increase efficiency, lower operating costs, and therefore maximize workload optimization.

November 2012 | PDF | 2 MB
This paper describes the results from a series of tests performed by the IBM System x Performance Lab in Kirkland, Washington, that demonstrate the benefits of using IBM BladeCenter HX5 with an IBM MAX5 memory expansion blade for a large database workload...

July 2012 | PDF | 1 MB
This report shows how the IBM BladeCenter 1/10Gb Uplink Ethernet Switch Module demonstrated broad interoperability with 19 other switches respectively for advanced LAN and routing functions at Layer 2 and Layer 3.

June 2012 | PDF | 821 KB
Read this in-depth overview of IBM's SmartCloud Entry and BladeCenter Foundation for Cloud solutions. If you are looking to deploy a cloud, IBM can provide the services that a smaller enterprise needs with their SmartCloud Entry offering, as ...

April 2012 | PDF | 1 MB

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