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An enduring network structure for the PHYSnet data centre at the University of Hamburg

The PHYSnet data centre implemented a solution based on IBM RackSwitch G8000/G8052 switches for all server systems connected via gigabit ethernet. The file servers and GPFS servers, in addition to the switches, are connected by means of a redundant 10-GbE link based on fibre...
11 Jul 2012

PHYSnet doubles its file serving performance ... With a powerful, highly virtualized IBM solution

PHYSnet at the University of Hamburg implemented a virtual distributed configuration for its OpenAFS file system based on two IBM PowerLinux 7R2 servers. To provide the architecture needed to run OpenAFS effectively, PHYSnet used IBM PowerVM virtualization technology.
19 Apr 2012