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Electronic Health Records with Epic and IBM FlashSystem 9500 Blueprint Version 2 Release 4



Published on 23 February 2022

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ISBN-10: 0738460389
ISBN-13: 9780738460383
IBM Form #: REDP-5539-03

Authors: IBM

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    This information is intended to facilitate the deployment of IBM© FlashSystem© for the Epic Corporation electronic health record (EHR) solution by describing the requirements and specifications for configuring IBM FlashSystem 9500 and its parameters.

    This document also describes the required steps to configure the server that hosts the EHR application. To complete these tasks, you must be knowledgeable of IBM FlashSystem 9500 and Epic applications.

    This Blueprint provides the following information:

    • A solutions architecture and the related solution configuration information for the following essential components of software and hardware:
    • Detailed technical configuration steps for configuring IBM FlashSystem 9500
    • Server configuration details for Caché database and Epic applications

    Table of Contents

    Executive summary



    Getting started: The Epic EHR solution with IBM FlashSystem 9500

    Typical Epic configuration

    Lab validation


    More information

    Appendix A: Epic hardware platform sizing process

    Appendix B: FS9500 configuration by using CLI

    Appendix C: Linux on x86 server configuration

    Appendix D: AIX on Power8 or Power9 configuration

    Appendix E: Performance results and monitoring


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