IBM Platform Computing Solutions

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 December 2012

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ISBN-10: 0738437484
ISBN-13: 9780738437484
IBM Form #: SG24-8073-00
(370 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Scott Denham, Rodrigo Garcia da Silva, Alberto Ortiz, Aline Guedes Pinto, Atsumori Sasaki, Roger Tucker, Joanna Wong, Elsie Ramos


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 documented deployment model within an IBM System x® environment. This deployment model offers clients a planned foundation for dynamic cloud infrastructure, provisioning, large-scale parallel HPC application development, cluster management, and grid applications.

This IBM publication is targeted to IT specialists, IT architects, support personnel, and clients. This book is intended for anyone who wants information about how IBM Platform Computing solutions use IBM to provide a wide array of client solutions.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Platform Computing
Chapter 2. Technical computing software portfolio
Chapter 3. Planning
Chapter 4. IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility (LSF) product family
Chapter 5. IBM Platform Symphony
Chapter 6. IBM Platform High Performance Computing
Chapter 7. IBM Platform Cluster Manager Advanced Edition
Appendix A. IBM Platform Computing Message Passing Interface
Appendix B. Troubleshooting examples
Appendix C. IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility add-ons and examples
Appendix D. Getting started with KVM provisioning

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