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IBM Spectrum Computing Solutions
Spectrum Computing

Redbooks, published 12 May 2017

This IBM® Spectrum Computing Solutions Redbooks® publication is a follow-up book to update each of the available offerings that are part of the IBM portfolio of Cloud, analytics, technical computing, and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions for our clients. This publication delivers descriptions of the available offerings from IBM Spectrum™ Computing (formerly IBM Platform Computing) that address challenges for our clients in each industry. We include a few implementation and testing scenarios with selected solutions. This publication helps strengthen the position of IBM Spectrum ... [more]


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IBM Spectrum Scale Deployment on IBM SoftLayer
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 29 Nov 2016, last updated 5 Dec 2016

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes various activities that are necessary to deploy IBM Spectrum Scale™ on IBM SoftLayer®.


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IBM Spectrum Conductor and IBM Spectrum Conductor with Spark
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 7 Jul 2016

In an era of rapid change and increasing competition, organizations need a smarter infrastructure that is agile, flexible, and resilient. IBM Spectrum Conductor™ delivers those capabilities with robust features that enable organizations to store, analyze, and protect their data with optimum efficiency. IBM Spectrum Conductor is the next evolution of IBM® software-defined infrastructure technology. It is an integrated application and data-optimized platform that enables organizations to achieve up to 60% faster results with new generation, cloud-native applications and open source ... [more]


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IBM Reference Architecture for Genomics, Power Systems Edition
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 5 Apr 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM Reference Architecture for Genomics, IBM Power Systems™ edition on IBM POWER8®. It addresses topics such as why you would implement Life Sciences workloads on IBM POWER8, and shows how to use such solution to run Life Sciences workloads using IBM Platform™ Computing software to help set up the workloads. It also provides technical content to introduce the IBM POWER8 clustered solution for Life Sciences workloads. This book customizes and tests Life Sciences workloads with a combination of an IBM Platform Computing software solution stack, ... [more]


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IBM Software Defined Infrastructure for Big Data Analytics Workloads
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 29 Jun 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication documents how IBM Platform Computing, with its IBM Platform Symphony® MapReduce framework, IBM Spectrum Scale (based Upon IBM GPFS™), IBM Platform LSF®, the Advanced Service Controller for Platform Symphony are work together as an infrastructure to manage not just Hadoop-related offerings, but many popular industry offeringsm such as Apach Spark, Storm, MongoDB, Cassandra, and so on. It describes the different ways to run Hadoop in a big data environment, and demonstrates how IBM Platform Computing solutions, such as Platform Symphony and Platform LSF with ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Solutions for High Performance and Technical Computing Workloads
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 19 Jun 2015

This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a refresh of IBM Technical Computing Clouds, SG24-8144, Enhance Inbound and Outbound Marketing with a Trusted Single View of the Customer, SG24-8173, and IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions, SG24-8081, with a focus on High Performance and Technical Computing on IBM Power Systems™. This book describes synergies across the IBM product portfolio by using case scenarios and showing solutions such as IBM Spectrum™ Scale (formerly GPFS™). This book also reflects and documents the IBM Platform Computing Cloud Services as part of IBM Platform Symphony® ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Cloud Services
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 11 May 2015, last updated 17 Jun 2015

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a description of the IBM Platform Computing Cloud Services and describes a scenario about how IBM Platform LSF® multicluster and IBM Spectrum™ Scale Active File Manager help manage the usage of cloud services in an efficient way. This paper provides factual and comparative economics of deploying a solution on-premises versus in the cloud, and includes information about the benefits of on-premises versus cloud solution ... [more]


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IBM Reference Architecture for Genomics: Speed, Scale, Smarts
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 20 May 2015

Genomic medicine promises to revolutionize biomedical research and clinical care. By investigating the human genome in the context of biological pathways, drug interaction, and environmental factors, it is now possible for genomic scientists and clinicians to identify individuals at risk of disease, provide early diagnoses based on biomarkers, and recommend effective treatments. However, the field of genomics has been caught in a flood of data as huge amounts of information are generated by next-generation sequencers and rapidly evolving analytical platforms such as high-performance ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Solutions Reference Architectures and Best Practices
Spectrum Computing

Redbooks, published 16 Apr 2014, last updated 30 Sep 2014

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 ... [more]


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IBM LoadLeveler to IBM Platform LSF Migration Guide
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 18 Sep 2013, last updated 22 Jan 2014

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication shows IBM Tivoli® Workload Scheduler (TWS) LoadLeveler® (LoadLeveler) users how to migrate their workloads to IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF®). LoadLeveler is a parallel job scheduling system that enables users to run more jobs in less time. It does so by matching each job's processing needs and priority with the available resources, thereby maximizing resource use. LoadLeveler also provides a single point of control for effective workload management, and supports high-availability configurations. LSF is a powerful workload manager for demanding, ... [more]


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IBM Platform HPC for System x
Spectrum Computing

Solution Guide, published 13 Dec 2013

IBM® Platform HPC, which is easy-to-use and comprehensive HPC management software, includes a rich set of features that empowers high-performance technical computing users. It helps reduce the complexity of a computing environment and improves the time to solution.


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IBM Platform Computing: Accelerating Business Results for Compute and Data-intensive Applications
Spectrum Computing

Solution Guide, published 17 Jun 2013

This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides information about the different industry solutions that the IBM Platform Computing portfolio offers to help clients manage, maintain, and analyze the growing volumes of data within their organizations. IBM Platform Computing offers solutions that address different industries. IBM Platform Computing is the systems software platform of choice for deploying and managing complex environments, which helps clients gain insights from their data to solve challenging technical and business ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Integration Solutions
Spectrum Computing

Redbooks, published 19 Mar 2013, last updated 1 May 2013

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 ... [more]


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IBM Platform LSF Implementation Scenario in an IBM iDataPlex Cluster
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 29 Apr 2013, last updated 30 Apr 2013

The IBM® Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF®) product family is a workload management platform for demanding, distributed, and mission-critical high-performance computing (HPC) environments. It provides a set of intelligent, policy-driven scheduling features so that you can fully take advantage of all of your compute infrastructure resources and ensure optimal application performance. By using the highly scalable and available architecture, you can schedule complex workloads and manage petaflop-scale resources. This IBM Redpaper™ publication explains how to use IBM Platform LSF features ... [more]


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Integration of IBM Platform Symphony and IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
Spectrum Computing

Redpaper, published 30 Apr 2013

Hadoop can store big data and unlock the answers by analyzing them. IBM® InfoSphere® BigInsights™ is built on top of open source Hadoop and extends it with advanced analytic tools and other capabilities with added value. InfoSphere BigInsights helps organizations of all sizes to more efficiently manage the vast amounts of data that consumers and businesses create every day. At its core, Hadoop is a Distributed Computing Environment that manages the execution of distributed jobs and tasks on a cluster. As with any Distributed Computing Environment, the Hadoop software needs to provide ... [more]


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IBM Platform Computing Solutions
Spectrum Computing

Redbooks, published 7 Dec 2012

This IBM® Platform Computing Solutions Redbooks® publication is the first book to describe each of the available offerings that are part of the IBM portfolio of Cloud, analytics, and High Performance Computing (HPC) solutions for our clients. This IBM Redbooks publication delivers descriptions of the available offerings from IBM Platform Computing that address challenges for our clients in each industry. We include a few implementation and testing scenarios with selected solutions. This publication helps strengthen the position of IBM Platform Computing solutions with a well-defined and ... [more]


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