Managing IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator by using IBM Data Server Manager

11 Dec 2017, Web Doc ... IBM® Data Server Manager is a web-based, integrated database management tools platform that manages IBM Db2® and IBM Db2 for z/OS® databases. With IBM Data Server Manager, you can manage and administer IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.1

4 Dec 2017, Draft Redbooks ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM Storwize® V7000 solution powered by IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize, which is an innovative storage offering that delivers ...

Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.1

4 Dec 2017, Draft Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a detailed technical guide to the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller, which is powered by IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize V8.1 IBM SAN Volume Controller is a virtualization appliance solution, which maps ...

DS8880 High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2

1 Dec 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the High-Performance Enclosure (HPFE) Gen2 architecture and configuration. The DS8880 HPFE Gen2 is a 2U Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) flash enclosure with associated Flash RAID ...

IBM DS8880 Architecture and Implementation (Release 8.3)

28 Nov 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM DS8880 family. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8880 ...

Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director for IBM System Storage

28 Nov 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the Cisco MDS 9706 Multilayer Director for IBM System Storage® (9710-E06). The MDS 9706 is a director-class SAN switch that is designed for deployment in small- to medium-sized storage networks ...

Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director for IBM System Networking

28 Nov 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide introduces Cisco MDS 9710 Multilayer Director for IBM System Networking (9710-E08). It is a director-class storage area network (SAN) switch that is designed for deployment in large-scale storage networks ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V5000 Gen2 (including the Storwize V5010, V5020, and V5030) with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.1

24 Nov 2017, Draft Redbooks ... Organizations of all sizes face the challenge of managing massive volumes of increasingly valuable data. But storing this data can be costly, and extracting value from the data is becoming more difficult. IT organizations have limited ...

IBM Spectrum Scale (formerly GPFS)

14 Nov 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication updates and complements the previous publication: Implementing the IBM General Parallel File System in a Cross Platform Environment, SG24-7844, with additional updates since the previous publication version ...

IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation (Release 7.5)

19 Sep 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM DS8870. The WhitepaperRedpaperbook provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the ...

IBM DS8880 Data-at-rest Encryption

6 Sep 2017, Redpapers ... IBM® experts recognize the need for data protection, both from hardware or software failures, and also from physical relocation of hardware, theft, and retasking of existing hardware. The IBM DS8880 supports encryption-capable hard disk ...

IBM TS4500 R4 Tape Library Guide

6 Sep 2017, Redbooks ... The IBM® TS4500 (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 ...

IBM TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries

15 Aug 2017, Web Doc ... The IBM® TS3100 and TS3200 tape libraries are well-suited for handling the backup, restore, and archive data-storage needs for small-to-medium environments. They are designed to use Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology to cost effectively ...

Data-at-rest Encryption for the IBM Spectrum Accelerate Family

11 Jul 2017, Redpapers ... With the ever-growing landscape of national, state, and local regulations, industry requirements, and increased security threats, ensuring the protection of an organization's information is a key part of operating a successful ...

Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V7.8

16 May 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a detailed technical guide to the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller, which is powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ Version 7.8. IBM SAN Volume Controller is a virtualization appliance solution, ...

IBM TS7700 Release 3.3

11 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... Note: The IBM TS7700 Release 4.0 Guide, SG24-8366 is available at: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248366.html IBM® TS7700 is a family of mainframe virtual tape solutions that optimize data protection and business continuance for ...

IBM TS7700 Release 4.0 Guide

11 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication highlights IBM TS7700 Release 4.0. The IBM TS7700 is part of a family of IBM Enterprise tape products. This book is intended for system architects and storage administrators who want to integrate their ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 and IBM Spectrum Virtualize V7.8

10 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM Storwize® V7000 solution powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize™, which is an innovative storage offering that delivers ...

Employing Strategies for Optimizing your IBM POWER8 (and Earlier) Processor-based Systems

3 Apr 2017, Solution Guide ... Critical business needs can be met with more assurance in an optimized, well-tuned environment. This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes some of the strategies for optimizing and tuning application code to run on IBM POWER8™ and ...

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000 Replication Family Services

16 Feb 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the new features that have been added with the release of the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and IBM System Storage Storwize® V7000 6.4.0 code, including Replication Family ...

IBM BigInsights BigIntegrate and BigQuality: IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Hadoop Deployment and Configuration Guide

6 Dec 2016, Web Doc ... IBM® BigInsights® BigIntegrate and BigQuality allow for IBM InfoSphere® Information Server to be deployed on Apache Hadoop, leveraging resources in the Hadoop cluster through the Hadoop resource manager known as Yet Another Resource ...

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Version 7.7 Product Guide

17 Oct 2016, Product Guide ... The success or failure of businesses often depends on how well organizations use their data assets for competitive advantage. Deeper insights from data require better information technology. As organizations modernize their IT ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V5000 Gen2 (including the Storwize V5010, V5020, and V5030)

13 Oct 2016, Redbooks ... Organizations of all sizes face the challenge of managing massive volumes of increasingly valuable data. But storing this data can be costly, and extracting value from the data is becoming more difficult. IT organizations have limited ...

IBM System Storage SAN42B-R Extension Switch

11 Oct 2016, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Storage® SAN42B-R extension switch. Today’s organizations depend on fast, reliable access to data wherever and whenever it is needed. The ramifications and potential business ...

IBM FlashSystem V9000 Version 7.6 Product Guide

8 Sep 2016, Product Guide ... Today’s information technology (IT) infrastructure is fully entwined with basic business operations, so crucial business questions become IT questions. What is it worth to stay ahead of the competition? What is a better online customer ...

IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader

30 Jun 2016, Web Doc ... IBM® TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a low-entry tape storage solution that is designed to address capacity, data protection, reliability, availability, and affordability. With low profile IBM Ultrium® Linear Tape-Open (LTO) 7, 6, and 5 ...

Reduce Storage Occupancy and Increase Operations Efficiency with IBM zEnterprise Data Compression

17 Feb 2016, Redbooks ... IBM® zEnterprise® Data Compression (zEDC) capability and the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe or PCI Express) hardware adapter called zEDC Express were announced in July 2013 as enhancements to the IBM z/OS® V2.1 operating ...

IBM System Storage SAN48B-5

14 Dec 2015, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Storage® SAN48B-5 switch. The IBM System Storage SAN48B-5 switch is designed to meet the demands of hyper-scale private or hybrid cloud storage environments by delivering 16 Gbps ...

IBM System Networking SAN96B-5

11 Dec 2015, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Networking SAN96B-5 switch, a scalable enterprise-class SAN switch for highly virtualized cloud environments. The IBM System Networking SAN96B-5 switch is a high-density, ...

IBM DS8000: High-Performance Flash Enclosure

9 Dec 2015, Product Guide ... The high-performance flash enclosure (HPFE) is available for the IBM DS8870 and DS8880 models and offers integration and optimization of flash technology for mission-critical performance. The HPFE is a Redundant Array of Independent Disks ...

IBM FlashSystem V840

24 Nov 2015, Product Guide ... The IBM® FlashSystem™ V840 delivers high performance, efficiency, and reliability for shared enterprise storage environments, while simplifying data management, improving data security, and preserving your investments in storage with ...

FlashSystem 900 Product Guide

4 Aug 2015, Product Guide ... The IBM® FlashSystem™ 900 storage system with IBM FlashCore technology delivers high performance, efficiency, and reliability for shared enterprise storage environments, IBM FlashSystem 900 is designed to provide scalable performance for ...

IBM System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 Fabric Backbones

14 Jul 2015, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the IBM System Storage® SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 fabric backbones. IBM System Storage SAN768B-2 and SAN384B-2 fabric backbones are among the industry's most powerful Fibre Channel (FC) switching ...

Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage

9 Jul 2015, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch. The Cisco MDS 9250i Multiservice Fabric Switch, the next generation of the highly flexible, industry-leading, and proven Cisco MDS 9200 Series ...

IBM DS8870 with Firmware Release 7.5 Product Guide

2 Jul 2015, Product Guide ... Built on over 50 years of Enterprise storage expertise, the IBM® DS8000® series is the flagship storage system within the IBM System Storage® portfolio. The IBM DS8870 represents the most recent in this series of high-performance, ...

IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader Express

7 May 2015, Product Guide ... IBM® TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a low-entry tape storage solution, designed to address capacity, data protection, reliability, availability, and affordability. IBM® TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a low-entry tape storage solution, designed to ...

IBM TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries

6 May 2015, Product Guide ... The IBM® TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries are well-suited for handling the backup, restore, and archive data-storage needs for small-to-medium environments. See latest abstract here: ...

Securing the IBM Mainframe

27 Mar 2015, Solution Guide ... Cybercrime is a sophisticated activity. It is no longer a playing field for “script-kiddies” trying to get access to systems and servers for fun, and it is not about quick hacks to get in and get out quickly. It is now about real ...

Centrally Managing Access to Self-Encrypting Drives in Lenovo System x Servers Using IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager

16 Mar 2015, Redbooks ... Data security is one of the paramount requirements for organizations of all sizes. Although many companies invested heavily in protection from network-based attacks and other threats, few effective safeguards are available to protect ...

Cisco MDS 9148S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage

23 Feb 2015, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide describes the Cisco MDS 9148S 16G Multilayer Fabric Switch for IBM System Storage® (MDS 9148S). The MDS 9148S is the latest generation of the highly reliable, flexible, and low-cost Cisco MDS 9100 Series ...

Simplifying Mainframe Data Access with IBM InfoSphere System z Connector for Hadoop

20 Feb 2015, Solution Guide ... The IBM InfoSphere® System z Connector for Hadoop is software that provides fast and seamless point-and-click data integration between mainframe sources and destinations (including Hadoop clusters and other environments). Customers can ...

IBM FlashSystem 840 Product Guide

13 Feb 2015, Product Guide ... The IBM® FlashSystem™ 840 storage system delivers high performance, efficiency, and reliability for shared enterprise storage environments, helping clients around the world address performance issues with their most important applications ...

IBM XIV Storage System Product Guide

28 Jan 2015, Product Guide ... The IBM XIV storage delivers a high-end flash cache optimized storage that is well-suited for heterogeneous workloads and requirements of cloud deployments. The system, with its parallel grid architecture, is designed to be hotspot-free ...

IBM FlashSystem V840 and Comprestimator

18 Jan 2015, Solution Guide ... This IBM Redbooks Solution Guide provides an overview of IBM FlashSystem™ V840 running with IBM Real-time Compression™ (RtC). This solution guide focuses on estimating capacity savings by using the Comprestimator utility. It also focuses ...

Understanding Cloud Security Guidelines for IBM Power Systems

18 Dec 2014, Solution Guide ... This IBM Redbooks Solution Guide is an initial guide that introduces cloud security considerations for IBM® Power Systems™. Power Systems are uniquely suited for cloud environments, with their industry leading virtualization, ...

Key Management Deployment Guide: Using the IBM Enterprise Key Management Foundation

12 Oct 2014, Redbooks ... In an increasingly interconnected world, data breaches grab headlines. The security of sensitive information is vital, and new requirements and regulatory bodies such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS), Health ...

Implementing FlashSystem 840 with SAN Volume Controller

22 Sep 2014, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the benefits that are gained by integrating IBM FlashSystem™ 840 storage into IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller environments. Changes in the latest update as of 09/2014: -Updated to ...

IBM PowerKVM available with the Linux only scale-out servers

19 Sep 2014, Solution Guide ... IBM® PowerKVM is an open source server virtualization choice based on POWER8™ technology. This IBM Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the Linux open source technology of Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization, which is designed ...

IBM XIV Security with Data-at-Rest Encryption

11 Aug 2014, Redpapers ... With the ever-growing landscape of national, state, and local regulations, industry requirements, and increased security threats, ensuring the protection of an organization’s information is a key part of operating a successful ...

Linux on System z: An Ideal Platform to Migrate Your IT Workload

26 Jun 2014, Solution Guide ... There are many reasons why you might want to optimize your servers through virtualization using Linux on IBM® System z®: Too many distributed physical servers with low utilization A lengthy provisioning process that ...

IBM DS8870 and NIST SP 800-131a Compliance

8 Apr 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes how the IBM DS8870 addresses compliance with the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-131a (SP 800-131a). This publication helps customers tailor and ...

Juniper EX2200 Ethernet Switch

13 Jan 2014, Product Guide ... Featuring complete Layer 2 and basic Layer 3 switching capabilities, the Juniper Networks® EX2200 line of fixed configuration Ethernet switches satisfies the branch and low-density wiring closet connectivity requirements of today’s ...

Enhancing Your Mobile Enterprise Security with IBM Worklight

20 Aug 2013, Solution Guide ... The IBM® Worklight mobile application platform helps organizations develop, deploy, host, and manage mobile enterprise applications. IBM Worklight provides tools for every stage of the mobile application development and deployment process. ...

Maximizing the Value of an IBM POWER7 and IBM POWER7+ Environment through Tuning and Optimization

21 Mar 2013, Solution Guide ... Strategies for optimizing and tuning application code to run on IBM POWER7® and IBM POWER7+™ processor-based systems can be invaluable to your environment and to your business. They can substantially improve the performance of the ...

DB2 for z/OS and List Prefetch Optimizer

19 Feb 2013, Redpapers ... The tight integration that IBM® DB2® for z/OS® has with the IBM System z® architecture and the z/OS environment creates a synergy that allows DB2 to use advanced z/OS platform functions. This synergy includes the enterprise storage ...

IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Hardware Guide

10 Jan 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the IBM System Storage DS5000 families of products. This edition covers updates and ...

IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

16 Nov 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 and DS8800 storage systems. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, ...

Optimizing Your Oracle Investment with IBM Storage Solutions

12 Apr 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® offers true enterprise class storage support for Oracle deployments at a low total cost of ownership (TCO). With disk, tape, storage network hardware, consolidated management console, storage software, and security software, IBM can ...

Implementing the Storwize V7000 and the IBM System Storage SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch

15 Feb 2012, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we describe how these products can be combined to provide an encryption and virtualization solution: IBM System Storage® SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch IBM Storwize® V7000 IBM ...

IBM System Storage DS3500 Introduction and Implementation Guide

24 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System Storage® DS3500, providing an overview of its design and specifications, and describing in detail how to set up, configure, and administer it. This edition covers updates and ...

IBM TS2900 Tape Autoloader

20 Oct 2011, Product Guide ... IBM® TS2900 Tape Autoloader is a low-entry tape storage solution, designed to address capacity, data protection, reliability, availability, and affordability. See latest abstract here: ...

IBM System Storage TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries

20 Oct 2011, Product Guide ... The IBM® System Storage® TS3100 and TS3200 Tape Libraries are well-suited for handling the backup, restore, and archive data-storage needs for small-to-medium environments. They are designed to take advantage of Linear Tape-Open (LTO) ...

IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager for z/OS: Deployment and Migration Considerations

7 Oct 2011, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication discusses IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager (ISKLM) for IBM z/OS® V1.1 and includes topics that discuss encryption capabilities, installation considerations, keystores, auditing, troubleshooting, and ...

Juniper Networks EX4500 10GbE Switch

6 Jun 2011, Product Guide ... The Juniper Networks EX4500 10GbE Switch features up to 48 wire-speed 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) ports in a two-rack unit (2U) platform. The Juniper Networks® EX4500 Ethernet Switch delivers Layer 2 and Layer 3 connectivity to networked ...

Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch

7 Mar 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication covers the IBM System Storage® SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch, which is a high-performance stand-alone device designed to protect data-at-rest in mission-critical environments. In addition to helping IT ...

IBM System Storage Tape Encryption Solutions

15 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a comprehensive overview of the IBM System Storage™ Tape Encryption solutions that started with the TS1120 Tape Drive in 2006 and have been made available in the TS7700 Virtualization Engine in early ...

IBM System Storage DS8700 Architecture and Implementation

12 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 storage subsystem. This book has reference information that will help you plan for, install, and configure the ...

IBM System Storage Open Systems Tape Encryption Solutions

8 Dec 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses IBM System Storage Open Systems Tape Encryption solutions. It specifically describes Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager (TKLM) Version 2, which is a Java software program that manages keys ...

IBM Ethernet Switch B48Y

11 Nov 2010, Product Guide ... Organizations increasingly need to do more with less, which is driving more virtualization and automation inside the data center. The IBM Ethernet Switch B48Y can simplify connectivity between devices and easily extend a virtual machine’s ...

IBM Ethernet Switch B24X

11 Nov 2010, Product Guide ... With the introduction of increasingly powerful servers such as the new eX5 enterprise systems, more virtual machines and transaction-heavy databases can be hosted on a single system, resulting in exploding I/O usage. To alleviate ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions 5.4 and 5.5 Technical Guide

20 Aug 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of changes, updates, and new functions in IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 5.4, and Version 5.5. We cover all the new functions of Tivoli Storage Manager that have become available since ...

IBM TotalStorage 3494 Tape Library: A Practical Guide to Tape Drives and Tape Automation

14 Apr 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is the ninth edition of the best selling Tape Library Practical Guide, which was first published in 1996. This book is the indispensable companion for a successful implementation of IBM TotalStorage® ...

IBM Midrange System Storage Hardware Guide

16 Mar 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the IBM Midrange System Storage™ servers, which include the IBM System Storage DS4000® and ...

IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager for z/OS

6 Aug 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of a new offering called IBM Tivoli® Key Lifecycle Manager. We introduce the product, provide planning suggestions, and detail the installation of IBM Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager on the ...

IBM TS3500 Tape Library with System z Attachment A Practical Guide to Enterprise Tape Drives and TS3500 Tape Automation

25 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... The IBM System Storage TS3500 Tape Library, also known as the IBM System Storage 3584 Tape Library, is designed for medium to large automated tape storage and backup solutions and is part of a whole family of tape libraries for small to ...

Security Guide for IBM i V6.1

28 May 2009, Redbooks ... The IBM® i operation system (formerly IBM i5/OS®) is considered one of the most secure systems in the industry. From the beginning, security was designed as an integral part of the system. The System i® platform provides a rich set of ...

IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 Release 1.4a: Tape Virtualization for System z Servers

3 Apr 2009, Redbooks ... The IBM® Virtualization Engine TS7700 provides tape virtualization for the System z® environment. As the follow-on product to the highly successful IBM TotalStorage® Virtual Tape Server, the TS7700 Virtualization Engine is designed to ...

Implementing IBM Tape in i5/OS

11 Feb 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication follows The IBM System Storage Tape Libraries Guide for Open Systems, SG24-5946, and can help you plan, install, and configure IBM Ultrium LTO tape drives, as well as the TS1120 Tape Drive and libraries in ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager: Building a Secure Environment

27 Jun 2007, Redbooks ... Many people want to be famous, but nobody wants to hit the headlines in an incident resulting in the theft or misuse of their employees’ or clients’ confidential data. While the necessity of securing the confidentiality, integrity, and ...


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