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IBM Technical Computing Clouds

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 28 October 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738438782
ISBN-13: 9780738438788
IBM Form #: SG24-8144-00

Authors: Dino Quintero, Rodrigo Ceron Ferreira de Castro, Murali Dhandapani, Rodrigo Garcia da Silva, Amitava Ghosal, Victor Hu, Hua Chen Li, Kailash Marthi, Shao Feng Shi and Stefan Velica

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication highlights IBM Technical Computing as a flexible infrastructure for clients looking to reduce capital and operational expenditures, optimize energy usage, or re-use the infrastructure.

    This book strengthens IBM SmartCloud® solutions, in particular IBM Technical Computing clouds, with a well-defined and documented deployment model within an IBM System x® or an IBM Flex System™. This provides clients with a cost-effective, highly scalable, robust solution with a planned foundation for scaling, capacity, resilience, optimization, automation, and monitoring.

    This book is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing cloud-computing solutions and support.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction to technical cloud computing

    Chapter 2. IBM Platform Load Sharing Facilities for technical cloud computing

    Chapter 3. IBM Platform Symphony for technical cloud computing

    Chapter 4. IBM Platform Symphony MapReduce

    Chapter 5. IBM Platform Cluster Manager - Advanced Edition (PCM-AE) for technical cloud computing

    Chapter 6. The IBM General Parallel File System for technical cloud computing

    Chapter 7. Solution for engineering workloads

    Chapter 8. Solution for life sciences workloads

    Chapter 9. Solution for financial services workloads

    Chapter 10. Solution for oil and gas workloads

    Chapter 11. Solution for business analytics workloads


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