Domino for IBM eServer xSeries and BladeCenter Sizing and Performance Tuning

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 12 May 2004

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IBM Form #: REDP-3851-00

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Authors: Belford Darren, Darryl Miles


This IBM Redpaper will guide and assist you in selecting the correct server configuration for your selected Domino system, whether the system is for Web, application, or mail hosting. This Redpaper provides performance tuning techniques and best practices available for Lotus Domino 6.5 running on the IBM eServer xSeries and BladeCenter systems. We describe the Domino network design, operating system, and disk I/O subsystem, with hints and tips to help you investigate and solve performance bottlenecks on your server.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Executive summary
Chapter 2. Sizing tips and techniques
Chapter 3. Tuning your operating system on xSeries and BladeCenter for Domino
Chapter 4. Tuning Domino performance on xSeries and BladeCenter
Chapter 5. Monitoring Domino performance on xSeries and BladeCenter
Appendix A. Summary: Common configuration problems that affect performance
Appendix B. Protect your server from data loss
Appendix C. Domino 6 boundaries

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