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IBM DS8000 EasyTier
Disk storage

Redpapers, published 23 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the concepts and functions of IBM System Storage® Easy Tier® and explains its practical use with the IBM System Storage DS8880 at code level R8.1.1. Easy Tier is designed to automate data placement throughout the storage system disks pool. It enables the system to (automatically and without disruption to applications) relocate data (at the extent level) across up to three drive tiers. The process is fully automated. Easy Tier also automatically rebalances extents among ranks within the same tier, removing workload skew between ranks, even within ... [more]


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IBM TS7700 Release 3.3
Storage Solutions

Redbooks, published 19 May 2016, last updated 22 Aug 2016

IBM® TS7700 is a family of mainframe virtual tape solutions that optimize data protection and business continuance for IBM z Systems™ data. Through the use of virtualization and disk cache, the TS7700 family operates at disk speeds while maintaining compatibility with existing tape operations. Its fully integrated tiered storage hierarchy takes advantage of both disk and tape technologies to deliver performance for active data and best economics for inactive and archive data. This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the TS7700 R3.3 architecture, planning, migration, implementation, and ... [more]


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IBM Spectrum Scale: Big Data and Analytics Solution
Software Defined Storage

Redguides, published 22 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redguide™ publication describes big data and analytics (BD&A) deployments that are built on IBM Spectrum Scale™. Spectrum Scale is a proven enterprise-level distributed file system that is a high-performance and cost-effective alternative to Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for Hadoop analytics services. Spectrum Scale supports varied deployment models, including Spectrum Scale File Placement Organizer (FPO) for storage-rich servers, Spectrum Scale on SAN shared storage, Spectrum Scale on IBM DeepFlash 150™, and an integrated system, called the IBM Elastic Storage™ Server ... [more]


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IBM TS4500 R3 Tape Library Guide

Redbooks, published 20 Aug 2016

The IBM® TS4500 tape library is a next-generation tape solution that offers higher storage density and integrated management than previous solutions. This IBM Redbooks® publication gives you a close-up view of the new IBM TS4500 tape library. In the TS4500, IBM delivers the density that today's and tomorrow's data growth require, with the cost-effectiveness and the manageability to grow with business data needs, while you preserve existing investments in IBM tape library products. Now, you can achieve both a low cost per terabyte (TB) and a high TB density per square foot because the TS4500 ... [more]


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Save Time and Lower Costs with IBM Service Management Suite for z/OS
IT Service Management

Point-of-View, published 18 Aug 2016

Today, information technology (IT) managers and their teams must deal with a more complex environment due to the continuing growth of data, and of requests from mobile and sensory devices that need to interact with the enterprise. IT managers must make choices about how to best prepare for the future to meet these service-driven demands. They must become proactive and agile, while getting the most out of their team’s skills and experience. Changes are happening in record time, forcing IT managers to create strategies to anticipate and address key challenges. IBM® Service Management Suite ... [more]


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IBM z/OS Continuous Delivery
z Systems

Redpapers, published 18 Mar 2016, last updated 17 Aug 2016

Consumer expectations rose with the advent of the digital age, and are likely to continue to rise as technologies continue their advancement. The adoption of agile methods and new approaches to delivering business applications that use the new technologies, such as mobile, cloud, and real-time analytics, present demands on IBM® z/OS® and related areas, such as IBM DB2® and IBM CICS®. Each area changed its approach and provides new functionality regularly to meet the demands. How z/OS, CICS, and DB2 provide continuous delivery differs because of the unique role each plays. This IBM Redpaper™ ... [more]


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IBM ProtecTIER Implementation and Best Practices Guide
Storage Solutions

Redbooks, published 6 Jun 2016, last updated 16 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides best practice guidance for planning, installing, configuring, and employing the IBM TS7600 ProtecTIER® family of products. It provides the latest best practices for the practical application of ProtecTIER Software Version 3.4. This latest release introduces the new ProtecTIER Enterprise Edition TS7650G DD6 model high performance server. This book also includes information about the revolutionary and patented IBM HyperFactor® deduplication engine, along with other data storage efficiency techniques, such as compression and defragmentation. The IBM ... [more]


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IBM z/OS V2R2 Communications Server TCP/IP Implementation: Volume 3 High Availability, Scalability, and Performance
z Systems

Redbooks, published 15 Aug 2016

For more than 50 years, IBM® mainframes have supported an extraordinary portion of the world's computing work, providing centralized corporate databases and mission-critical enterprise-wide applications. IBM z Systems™ platform, the latest generation of the IBM distinguished family of mainframe systems, has come a long way from its IBM System/360 heritage. Likewise, its IBM z/OS® operating system is far superior to its predecessors in providing, among many other capabilities, world-class and state-of-the-art support for the TCP/IP protocol suite. TCP/IP is a large and evolving collection of ... [more]


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Apache Spark Implementation on IBM z/OS
Analytics

Redbooks, published 13 Aug 2016

The term big data refers to extremely large sets of data that are analyzed to reveal insights, such as patterns, trends, and associations. The algorithms that analyze this data to provide these insights must extract value from a wide range of data sources, including business data and live, streaming, social media data. However, the real value of these insights comes from their timeliness. Rapid delivery of insights enables anyone (not only data scientists) to make effective decisions, applying deep intelligence to every enterprise application. Apache Spark is an integrated ... [more]


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IBM Tape Library Guide for Open Systems
Tape storage

Redbooks, published 11 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents a general introduction to the latest IBM tape and tape library technologies. Featured tape technologies include the IBM LTO Ultrium and Enterprise 3592 tape drives, and their implementation in IBM tape libraries. This 13th edition includes information about the latest enhancements to the IBM TS4500 enterprise tape library. In particular, it includes details about the latest TS4500 High Availability feature and its elastic capacity option. This book also provides details about the new TS7650G IBM ProtecTIER® gateway model DD6, contains technical ... [more]


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IBM FlashSystem A9000 and IBM FlashSystem A9000R Architecture, Implementation, and Usage
Flash storage

Redbooks, published 5 Jul 2016, last updated 11 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents the architecture, design, concepts, and technology that are used in IBM FlashSystem® A9000 and IBM FlashSystem A9000R. FlashSystem A9000 and FlashSystem A9000R deliver the microsecond latency and high availability of IBM FlashCore™ technology with grid architecture, simple scalability, and industry-leading IBM software that is designed to drive your business into the cognitive era. Comprehensive data reduction capabilities, including inline deduplication and a new compression engine, help lower total cost of ownership, while a new, highly intuitive ... [more]


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IBM FlashSystem A9000R Product Guide
Flash storage

Product Guide, published 27 Apr 2016, last updated 11 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide is an overview of the main characteristics, features, and technology that is used in IBM FlashSystem™ A9000R, with IBM FlashSystem A9000R Software V12.0. IBM FlashSystem A9000R is an excellent platform for industry leaders with rapidly growing cloud storage and mixed workload environments. It integrates the microsecond latency, and high availability of IBM FlashCore™ technology in a scalable, grid architecture. This rack-based offering comes integrated with the world class software features that are built with IBM Spectrum™ Accelerate software. For ... [more]


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Solutions to Accelerate Compliance with Affordable Care Act (ACA) Mandates and HIPAA Standards
Industry Solutions

Solution Guide, published 21 Nov 2014, last updated 10 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides an overview of how enterprises can accelerate the development of B2B integration solutions that facilitate compliance with the US Affordable Care Act (ACA). It also shows how data processing can efficiently process data governed by the evolving body of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) data standard and related mandates. Products: IBM Standards Processing Engine, IBM Transformation Extender, IBM Integration ... [more]


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IBM FlashSystem A9000 Product Guide
Flash storage

Product Guide, published 27 Apr 2016, last updated 10 Aug 2016

This IBM Redbooks® Product Guide is an overview of the main characteristics, features, and technology that are used in IBM® FlashSystem™ A9000, with IBM FlashSystem A9000 Software V12.0. IBM FlashSystem A9000 integrates the extreme performance of IBM FlashCore technology with a grid architecture and comprehensive data reduction in one powerful solution. Whether you are a service provider that requires highly efficient management or an enterprise that is implementing cloud on a budget, IBM FlashSystem A9000 provides consistent and predictable microsecond response times and simplicity that ... [more]


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IBM DS8880 Integrated Copy Services Manager and LDAP Client on the HMC
Disk storage

Redpapers, published 9 Aug 2016

IBM® Copy Services Manager (CSM) is a replication management solution that is based on the IBM Tivoli® Productivity Center for Replication technology. CSM inherits all the Tivoli Productivity Center for Replication capabilities and continues to provide Copy Services solutions for most IBM storage offerings. The IBM DS8880, starting with firmware Release 8.1, Licensed Machine Code (LMC) 8.8.10.xx.xx, includes CSM for the IBM System Storage® DS8000®, which is pre-installed on the Hardware Management Console (HMC). If you ordered the CSM feature code as part of your IBM DS8000 system ... [more]


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Enabling Real-time Analytics on IBM z Systems Platform
Analytics

Redbooks, published 8 Aug 2016

Regarding online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads, IBM® z Systems™ platform, with IBM DB2®, data sharing, Workload Manager (WLM), geoplex, and other high-end features, is the widely acknowledged leader. Most customers now integrate business analytics with OLTP by running, for example, scoring functions from transactional context for real-time analytics or by applying machine-learning algorithms on enterprise data that is kept on the mainframe. As a result, IBM adds investment so clients can keep the complete lifecycle for data analysis, modeling, and scoring on z Systems control in a ... [more]


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Implementing or Migrating to an IBM Gen 5 b-type SAN
Storage Networking

Redbooks, published 5 Aug 2016

The IBM® b-type Gen 5 Fibre Channel directors and switches provide reliable, scalable, and secure high-performance foundations for high-density server virtualization, cloud architectures, and next generation flash and SSD storage. They are designed to meet the demands of highly virtualized private cloud storage and data center environments. This IBM Redbooks® publication helps administrators learn how to implement or migrate to an IBM Gen 5 b-type SAN. It provides an overview of the key hardware and software products and explains how to install, monitor, tune, and troubleshoot your storage ... [more]


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IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000 Best Practices and Performance Guidelines
Disk storage

Redbooks, published 6 Oct 2014, last updated 4 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices that are based on field experience and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller and Storwize® V7000 V7.2. This book begins with a look at the latest developments with SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000 and reviews the changes in the previous versions of the product. It highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) topology, clustered system, back-end storage, storage pools and managed ... [more]


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IBM GDPS Family: An Introduction to Concepts and Capabilities
z Systems

Redbooks, published 1 Aug 2016

This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents an overview of the IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex™ (IBM GDPS®) offerings and the roles they play in delivering a business IT resilience solution. The book begins with general concepts of business IT resilience and disaster recovery, along with issues related to high application availability, data integrity, and performance. These topics are considered within the framework of government regulation, increasing application and infrastructure complexity, and the competitive and rapidly changing modern business environment. Next, it ... [more]


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IBM Netcool Operations Insight Version 1.4: Deployment Guide
IT Service Management

Redbooks, published 26 Jul 2016

IBM® Netcool® Operations Insight integrates infrastructure and operations management into a single coherent structure across business applications, virtualized servers, network devices and protocols, internet protocols, and security and storage devices. This IBM Redbooks® publication will help you install, tailor, and configure Netcool Operations Insight Version 1.4. Netcool Operations Insight consists of several products and components that can be installed on many servers in many combinations. You must make many decisions, both critical and personal preference. The purpose of this document ... [more]


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