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IBM Power System IC922 Technical Overview and Introduction
Power Systems

Draft Redpaper, last updated 29 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redpaper publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System IC922 (9183-22X) server using IBM POWER9™ processor-based technology and supports the Linux operating system (OS). The objective of this paper is to introduce the system offering and its capacities and available features. The Power IC922 server is built to deliver powerful computing, scaling efficiency, and storage capacity in a cost-optimized design to meet the evolving data challenges of the AI era, and include the following features:

  • High throughput and performance for high-value Linux ... [more]


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Implementing and Managing a High-performance Enterprise Infrastructure with Nutanix on IBM Power Systems
Power Systems

Draft Redbooks, last updated 28 Jan 2020

This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to implement and manage a hyperconverge private cloud solution using theoretical knowledge, hands-on exercises, and documenting the findings by way of sample scenarios. Moreover this book is a guide on how to implement and manage a high-performance enterprise infrastructure and private cloud platform for big data, artificial intelligence, transactional and analytics workloads on Power Systems. This book utilizes available documentation, hardware, and software resources to: + Document the web-scale architecture demonstrating simplicity and agility ... [more]


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IBM Fibre Channel Endpoint Security for IBM DS8900F and IBM Z
Storage Solutions

Redbooks, published 28 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you install, configure, and use the new IBM Fibre Channel Endpoint Security function. The focus of this publication is about securing the connection between an IBM DS8900F and the IBM z15™. The solution is delivered with two levels of link security supported: support for link authentication on Fibre Channel links and support for link encryption of data in flight (which also includes link authentication). This solution is targeted for clients needing to adhere to Payment Card Industry (PCI) or other emerging data security standards, and those who are ... [more]


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IBM DS8900F Architecture and Implementation
Disk storage

Draft Redbooks, last updated 27 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redbooks® describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM DS8900F family. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8900F systems. This edition applies to DS8900F running microcode Release 9.0 (Bundle 89.0 / Licensed Machine Code 7.9.0.xxx). The IBM DS8900F family offers two new classes: - DS8910F: Flexibility Class all-flash The flexibility class delivers significant performance improvements as compared to the previous IBM DS8880F generation - DS8950F: Agility Class all-flash The agility class ... [more]


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IBM DS8000 Encryption for data at rest, Transparent Cloud Tiering, and Endpoint Security (DS8000 Release 9.0)
Flash storage

Redpaper, published 27 Jan 2020

IBM® experts recognize the need for data protection, both from hardware or software failures, and from physical relocation of hardware, theft, and retasking of existing hardware. The IBM DS8000® supports encryption-capable hard disk drives (HDDs) and flash drives. These Full Disk Encryption (FDE) drive sets are used with key management services that are provided by IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager software or Gemalto SafeNet KeySecure to allow encryption for data at rest. Use of encryption technology involves several considerations that are critical for you to understand to maintain the ... [more]


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IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition V1.3.0.6: Installation and Configuration Guide
Software Defined Storage

Draft Redbooks, last updated 23 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you with the planning, installation, and configuration of the new IBM Spectrum® Archive v1.3.0.6 for the IBM TS4500, IBM TS3500, IBM TS4300, and IBM TS3310 tape libraries. IBM Spectrum Archive EE enables the use of the LTFS for the policy management of tape as a storage tier in an IBM Spectrum Scale based environment. It helps encourage the use of tape as a critical tier in the storage environment. This is the Eighth edition of IBM Spectrum Archive Installation and Configuration Guide. IBM Spectrum Archive EE can run any application that is designed for ... [more]


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IBM AIX Enhancements and Modernization
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 13 Jan 2020, last updated 22 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redbooks publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM AIX® operating system (OS) layout capabilities, distinct features, system installation, and maintenance, which includes AIX security, trusted environment, and compliance integration, with the benefits of IBM Power Virtualization Management (PowerVM®) and IBM Power Virtualization Center (IBM PowerVC), which includes cloud capabilities and automation types. The objective of this book is to introduce IBM AIX modernization features and integration with different environments:


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IBM TS4500 R6 Tape Library Guide
Storage Solutions

Redbooks, published 21 Jan 2020, last updated 22 Jan 2020

The IBM® TS4500 (TS4500) tape library is a next-generation tape solution that offers higher storage density and integrated management than previous solutions. This IBM Redbooks® publication gives you a close-up view of the new IBM TS4500 tape library. In the TS4500, IBM delivers the density that today’s and tomorrow’s data growth requires. It has the cost-effectiveness and the manageability to grow with business data needs, while you preserve existing investments in IBM tape library products. Now, you can achieve both a low cost per terabyte (TB) and a high TB density per square foot ... [more]


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IBM Storage for Red Hat OpenShift Blueprint Version 1 Release 3
Storage Solutions

Blueprint, published 21 Jan 2020

IBM Storage for Red Hat OpenShift is a comprehensive container-ready solution that includes all the hardware & software components necessary to setup and/or expand your Red Hat OpenShift environment. This blueprint includes Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform and uses Container Storage Interface (CSI) standards. IBM Storage brings enterprise data services to containers. In this blueprint, learn how to: · Combine the benefits of IBM Systems with the performance of IBM Storage solutions so that you can deliver the right services to your clients today! · Build a 24 by 7 by 365 enterprise class ... [more]


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IBM z15 (8561) Technical Guide
IBM Z

Redbooks, published 17 Jan 2020, last updated 17 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the features and functions the latest member of the IBM Z® platform, the IBM z15™ (machine type 8561). It includes information about the IBM z15 processor design, I/O innovations, security features, and supported operating systems. The z15 is a state-of-the-art data and transaction system that delivers advanced capabilities, which are vital to any digital transformation. The z15 is designed for enhanced modularity, which is in an industry standard footprint. This system excels at the following tasks:


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IBM DS8900F Product Guide
Disk storage

Product Guide, published 16 Jan 2020

Built on over 50 years of Enterprise storage expertise, the IBM® DS8000® series is the flagship of disk storage systems within the IBM System Storage™ portfolio. As of September 2019, the DS8900F is the latest addition and offers two new classes:

  • DS8910F: Flexibility Class all-flash
  • DS8950F: Agility Class all-flash
The agility class is efficiently designed to consolidate all your mission-critical workloads for IBM Z®, IBM LinuxONE, IBM Power Systems, and distributed environments under a single all-flash storage solution. This IBM Redbooks® Product Guide gives an ... [more]


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Accelerating Modernization with Agile Integration
Cloud

Draft Redbooks, last updated 15 Jan 2020

The organization pursuing digital transformation must embrace new ways to use and deploy integration technologies, so they can move quickly in a manner appropriate to the goals of multicloud, decentralization and microservices. The application integration layer must transform to allow organizations to move boldly in building new customer experiences, rather than forcing models for architecture and development that pull away from maximizing the organization's productivity. Many organizations have started embracing agile application techniques such as microservice architecture and are now ... [more]


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IBM Power System E980: Technical Overview and Introduction
Power Systems

Redpaper, published 7 Sep 2018, last updated 10 Jan 2020

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a broad understanding of a new architecture of the IBM Power System E980 (9080-M9S) server that supports IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux operating systems (OSes). The objective of this paper is to introduce the major innovative Power E980 offerings and relevant functions:

  • The IBM POWER9™ processor, which is available at frequencies of 3.55 - 4.0 GHz.
  • Significantly strengthened cores and larger caches.
  • Supports up to 64 TB memory.
  • Integrated I/O subsystem and hot-pluggable Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) ... [more]


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IBM Z Server Time Protocol Guide
IBM Z

Draft Redbooks, last updated 6 Jan 2020

Server Time Protocol Concepts, Planning and Implementation


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IBM Power Systems Virtualization Operation Management for SAP Applications
Power Systems

Draft Redpaper, last updated 22 Dec 2019

Businesses are leveraging IBM Power Systems and Linux to consolidate multiple SAP workloads onto fewer systems, increasing infrastructure utilization, reliability, availability, serviceability, scalability, and reducing cost. This IBM Redpaper publication describes key hardware and software components of such SAP solution stack. Furthermore, this book addresses non-functional items like reliability, availability, serviceability and security, and issue handling. Practical help for planning, implementation, configuration, installation and monitoring of such a solution stack are ... [more]


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IBM DS8000 High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (DS8000 R9.0)
Disk storage

Redpaper, published 20 Dec 2019

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the IBM DS8880 High-Performance Enclosure (HPFE) Gen2 architecture and configuration, as of DS8900 Release 9.0. The IBM® DS8000® High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (HPFE Gen2) is a 2U storage enclosure that is installed in pairs in DS8900F and DS8880 models. The flash enclosure and Flash RAID adapters are installed in pairs. Each storage enclosure pair can support 16, 32, or 48 encryption-capable flash drives (2.5-inch, 63.5 mm form ... [more]


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IBM Power System L922 Technical Overview and Introduction
Power Systems

Redpaper, published 31 Jul 2018, last updated 19 Dec 2019

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a comprehensive guide covering the IBM Power System L922 (9008-22L) server, which was designed for data-intensive workloads such as databases and analytics in the Linux operating system. The objective of this paper is to introduce the major innovative Power L922 offering and its relevant functions:

  • The new IBM POWER9™ processor, available at frequencies of 2.7 - 3.8 GHz, 2.9 - 3.8 GHz, and 3.4 - 3.9 GHz.
  • Significantly strengthened cores and larger caches.
  • Two integrated memory controllers that allow double the memory footprint ... [more]


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IBM Storage Solutions for Splunk Enterprise
Storage Solutions

Blueprint, published 17 Dec 2019

This document is intended to facilitate the deployment of the Splunk Enterprise Solutions using IBM All Flash Array systems for the Hot and Warm tiers, and IBM Elastic Storage System for the Cold and Frozen tiers. This document provides the reference architecture and configuration guidelines for the IBM Storage systems. The information in this document is distributed on an “as is” basis without any warranty that is either expressed or implied. Support assistance for the use of this material is limited to situations where IBM Storage Systems are supported, entitled and where the issues are ... [more]


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DS8000 4-Site Replication with IBM Copy Services Manager
Storage Solutions

Draft Redpaper, last updated 16 Dec 2019

This IBM® Redpaper publication will help you design and implement a 4-site replication solution for DS8000® environments. IBM Copy Services Manager is used to orchestrate the data replication as well a failover and failback mechanisms between the different sites. The IBM DS8000 Copy Services functions are the foundation of this 4-site replication soution. The four sites are comprised of two pairs of sites . Within each pair, the two sites are at metro distance, while the pairs connect at long distance. over asynchronous links. The solution is based on a Multi-Target PPRC topology consisting ... [more]


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IBM Db2 Mirror for i Getting Started
Power Systems

Redpaper, published 11 Dec 2019, last updated 13 Dec 2019

IBM® Db2® Mirror for i provides a new solution for continuous availability for an IBM i environment based on an active-active clustering design that uses a low-latency communication protocol for synchronous database replication. With Db2 Mirror, IBM i customers can benefit from continuous application availability for both planned and unplanned outages. Db2 Mirror can help reduce or eliminate application downtime for regular maintenance operations such as program temporary fix (PTF) installations, operating system (OS) upgrades, or for planned server outages. This IBM Redpaper publication ... [more]


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