IBM® InfoSphere® Information Server provides a unified data integration platform so that you can understand, cleanse, transform, and deliver trustworthy and context-rich information to critical business initiatives. InfoSphere Information Server includes several product modules and components that enable an integrated end-to-end information integration solution. You can deploy the InfoSphere Information Server components in specific patterns to achieve enterprise business objectives in an optimal manner. These patterns vary depending on several factors, including which product modules will be used, the size of the user community, and the needs for high availability.
The following guidelines and criteria help to ensure successful deployment of InfoSphere Information Server components in typical logical infrastructure topologies that use the shared metadata capabilities of the platform. These guidelines support requirements for development lifecycle, data privacy, information security, high availability, and performance. The objective is to help you evaluate your own information requirements to determine an appropriate deployment architecture. You can see specific use cases and how to effectively use the functions of the InfoSphere Information Server product modules and components.
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