Exploiting IBM PowerVM Virtualization Features with IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 September 2010

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ISBN-10: 0738434582
ISBN-13: 9780738434582
IBM Form #: SG24-7842-00
(196 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Bruno Alves, Thanh Lam, Sudipto Pal, Liviu Rosca


This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses topics to leverage the virtualization strengths of the IBM Power platform to solve customer system resource utilization challenges and maximize system throughput and capacity.

This IBM Redbooks publication will help you leverage the strengths of the POWER platform, provide implementation scenarios with Cognos® 8 Business Intelligence (BI) with the comprehensive set of the IBM PowerVM™ virtualization features, and identify and document best practices for exploiting the IBM PowerVM virtualization features within Cognos BI deployments to maximize utilization of system resources and maximize Cognos throughput and capacity.

This book is targeted toward technical professionals (BI consultants, technical support staff, IT architects, and IT specialists) responsible for providing business intelligence solutions and support for Cognos BI on POWER® systems.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Power Systems and IBM Cognos8 BI
Chapter 2. IBM Cognos 8 BI considerations
Chapter 3. IBM Cognos 8 BI features and components
Chapter 4. Environment installation and implementation
Chapter 5. Exploiting IBM Power Systems PowerVM virtualization features with IBM Cognos 8 BI
Chapter 6. Experiences with Live Partition Mobility and Active Memory Expansion with Cognos 8 BI components
Chapter 7. Tips and tricks

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