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ABCs of IBM z/OS System Programming Volume 3
Flex System

Draft Redbooks, last updated 27 Nov 2017

The ABCs of z/OS® System Programming is a thirteen-volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. The ABCs collection serves as a powerful technical tool to help you become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or to help you evaluate platforms to consolidate your e-business applications. This edition is updated to z/OS Version 1 Release 1. ... [more]


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ABCs of IBM z/OS System Programming Volume 3
Flex System

Draft Redbooks, last updated 27 Nov 2017

The ABCs of z/OS® System Programming is a thirteen-volume collection that provides an introduction to the z/OS operating system and the hardware architecture. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced system programmer, the ABCs collection provides the information that you need to start your research into z/OS and related subjects. The ABCs collection serves as a powerful technical tool to help you become more familiar with z/OS in your current environment, or to help you evaluate platforms to consolidate your e-business applications. This edition is updated to z/OS Version 2 Release 3. ... [more]


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IBM Flex System Manager
Flex System

Product Guide, published 11 Apr 2012, last updated 26 Jun 2014

IBM® Flex System™ is the next generation of smarter computing that integrates multiple server architectures, networking, storage, and system management capability, into a single system that is easy to deploy and manage. IBM Flex System Manager has full, built-in virtualization support of servers, storage, and networking to speed provisioning and increase resiliency. In addition, it supports open industry standards, such as operating systems, networking and storage fabrics, virtualization, and system management protocols, to easily fit within existing and future data center environments. IBM ... [more]


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Implementing Systems Management of IBM PureFlex System
Flex System

Redbooks, published 15 Apr 2014, last updated 22 Apr 2014

To meet today's complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking, and software resources. This system must be simple to deploy and be able to quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need to be able to take advantage of broad expertise and proven guidelines in systems management, applications, industry solutions, and more. IBM® PureFlex® System combines no-compromise system designs along with built-in expertise and integrates them into complete, optimized scalable solutions. With IBM Flex System® Manager, multiple ... [more]


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IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node Introduction and Implementation Guide
Flex System

Redbooks, published 17 Sep 2013, last updated 13 Mar 2014

IBM® Flex System™ products are ideally suited for data center environments that require flexible, cost-effective, secure, and energy-efficient hardware. IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node is the latest addition to the IBM Flex Systems product family and is a modular storage system designed to fit into the IBM Flex System Enterprise chassis. When purchased in the IBM PureFlex™ configurations, IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node is configured from the factory into the hardware solution purchased. If, however, the configuration wanted is not offered in the predefined offerings, then a "Build ... [more]


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IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node
Flex System

Product Guide, published 17 Sep 2013, last updated 12 Mar 2014

IBM® Flex System™ V7000 Storage Node complements the next generation of integrated systems and is built on the industry-leading storage virtualization and efficiency capabilities of IBM Storwize® V7000 while being physically integrated into IBM PureFlex™ System or IBM Flex System solutions. It plays the pivotal role of storage in IBM PureSystems™ solutions. IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node is derived from the same base technology as the successful IBM Storwize V7000. It inherits unmatched performance and flexibility through internal virtualization and built-in flash memory optimization ... [more]


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IBM Flex System p270 Compute Node Planning and Implementation Guide
Flex System

Redbooks, published 6 Dec 2013, last updated 7 Jan 2014

To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking, and software resources that is simple to deploy and can quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need to make full use of broad expertise and proven preferred practices in systems management, applications, hardware maintenance, and more. The IBM® Flex System p270 Compute Node is an IBM Power Systems™ server that is based on the new dual-chip module POWER7+™ processor and is optimized for virtualization, performance, and efficiency. The server ... [more]


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IBM Flex System p270 Compute Node
Flex System

Product Guide, published 6 Aug 2013, last updated 26 Dec 2013

The IBM® Flex System™ p270 Compute Node is a server that is based on IBM POWER® architecture technologies. This compute node runs in IBM Flex System Enterprise Chassis units to provide a high-density, high-performance compute node environment, using advanced processing technology. The compute node supports IBM AIX®, IBM i, or Linux operating environments and can run a wide variety of workloads. The p270 is a standard compute form factor with two IBM POWER7+™ dual-chip module (DCM) processor sockets. In the December 24 & 26 update: * Corrected the link for more information about supported ... [more]


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Overview of IBM PureSystems
Flex System

Web Doc, published 13 Apr 2012, last updated 20 Sep 2013

During the last 100 years, information technology has moved from a specialized tool to a pervasive influence on nearly every aspect of life. From tabulating machines that simply counted with mechanical switches or vacuum tubes to the first programmable computers, IBM® has been a part of this growth, while always helping customers to solve problems. IT is a constant part of business and of our lives. IBM expertise in delivering IT solutions has helped the planet become smarter. As organizational leaders seek to extract more real value from their data, business processes, and other key ... [more]


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IBM Flex System and PureFlex System Network Implementation with Juniper Networks
Flex System

Redbooks, published 12 Jul 2013, last updated 1 Aug 2013

To meet today's complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of server, storage, networking and software resources that is simple to deploy and can quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need access to, and the ability to take advantage of, broad expertise and proven best practices in systems management, applications, hardware maintenance and more. IBM® PureFlex™ System, which is a part of the IBM PureSystems™ family of expert integrated systems, combines advanced IBM hardware and software along with patterns of expertise and integrates ... [more]


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Implementing IBM SmartCloud Entry on IBM PureFlex System
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 18 Jun 2013, last updated 25 Jun 2013

Distributed computing has been transformed with the introduction of virtualization technology. This has driven a re-architecture of traditional data center workload placement. In 2012, IBM® announced IBM PureSystems™, a new offering based on preconfigured software, servers, and storage that form an expert integrated system. Expert integrated systems now combine traditional IT resources into a single optimized solution, with prepackaged components including servers, storage devices, networking equipment, and software. With this evolution of technology, we move from discrete, siloed, and ... [more]


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IBM PureFlex System Solutions for Managed Service Providers
Flex System

Redpaper, published 28 Feb 2013

Organizations are looking for ways to get more out of their already strained IT infrastructure as they face new technological and economic pressures. They are also trying to satisfy a broad set of users (internal and external to the enterprise) who demand improvements in their quality of service (QoS), regardless of increases in the number of users and applications. Cloud computing offers attractive opportunities to reduce costs, accelerate development, and increase the flexibility of the IT infrastructure, applications, and services. Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the typical ... [more]


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IBM Flex System p260 and p460 Planning and Implementation Guide
Flex System

Redbooks, published 15 Jun 2012

To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, you need a solid foundation of compute, storage, networking, and software resources that is simple to deploy and can quickly and automatically adapt to changing conditions. You also need to be able to take advantage of broad expertise and proven preferred practices in systems management, applications, hardware maintenance, and more. The IBM® Flex System™ p260 and p460 Compute Nodes are IBM Power Systems™ servers optimized for virtualization, performance, and efficiency. The nodes support IBM AIX®, IBM i, or Linux operating ... [more]


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