IBM Smart Analytics System

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 23 February 2011, updated 24 August 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738435171
ISBN-13: 9780738435176
IBM Form #: SG24-7908-00
(346 pages)

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Authors: Whei-Jen Chen, Rafael Aielo, Silvio Luiz Correia Ferrari, Zohar Nissare-Houssen


The IBM® Smart Analytics System is a fully-integrated and scalable data warehouse solution that combines software, server, and storage resources to offer optimal business intelligence and information management performance for enterprises.

This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces the architecture and components of the IBM Smart Analytics System family. We describe the installation and configuration of the IBM Smart Analytics System and show how to manage the systems effectively to deliver an enterprise class service.

This book explains the importance of integrating the IBM Smart Analytics System with the existing IT environment, as well as how to leverage investments in security, monitoring, and backup infrastructure. We discuss the monitoring tools for both operating systems and DB2®. Advance configuration, performance troubleshooting, and tuning techniques are also discussed.

This book is targeted at the architects and specialists who need to know the concepts and the detailed instructions for a successful Smart Analytics System implementation and operation.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM Smart Analytics System
Chapter 2. Installation and configuration
Chapter 3. High availability
Chapter 4. Maintenance
Chapter 5. Monitoring tools
Chapter 6. Performance troubleshooting
Chapter 7. Advanced configuration and tuning
Appendix A. Smart Analytics global performance monitoring scripts
Appendix B. Scripts for DB2 workload manager configuration

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