Implementing an Optimized Analytics Solution on IBM Power Systems

An IBM Redbooks publication


This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses topics to use the virtualization strengths of the IBM POWER8® platform to solve clients' system resource utilization challenges and maximize systems' throughput and capacity.

This book addresses performance tuning topics that will help answer clients' complex analytic workload requirements, help maximize systems' resources, and provide expert-level documentation to transfer the how-to-skills to the worldwide teams.

This book strengthens the position of IBM Analytics and Big Data solutions with a well-defined and documented deployment model within a POWER8 virtualized environment, offering clients a planned foundation for security, scaling, capacity, resilience, and optimization for analytics workloads.

This book is targeted toward technical professionals (analytics consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) who are responsible for providing analytics solutions and support on IBM Power Systems™.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Solution reference architecture
Chapter 3. IBM POWER8 for analytics workloads
Chapter 4. Scenario: How to implement the solution components
Chapter 5. Scenario: Integration of the components for the solution
Chapter 6. Scenario: How to use the solution
Appendix A. Advanced implementation
Appendix B. Planning Ambari node roles


Publish Date
01 June 2016

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