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Implementing IBM FlashSystem with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.4
Flash storage

Redbooks, published 10 Feb 2021, last updated 1 Mar 2021

Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM FlashSystem® solution that is powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.4. This innovative storage offering delivers essential storage efficiency technologies and exceptional ease of use and performance, all integrated into a compact, modular design that is offered at a competitive, midrange price. The solution incorporates some of the top IBM technologies that are typically found only in enterprise-class storage systems, which raise the standard for storage efficiency in ... [more]


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IBM PowerVC Version 2.0 Introduction and Configuration
Power Systems

Draft Redbooks, last updated 26 Feb 2021

IBM® Power Virtualization Center (IBM® PowerVC™) is an advanced, enterprise virtualization management offering for IBM Power Systems. This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces IBM PowerVC and helps you understand its functions, planning, installation, and setup. It also shows how IBM PowerVC can integrate with systems management tools like Ansible or Terraform and that it also fits very good into a OpenShift container environment. IBM PowerVC Version 2.0.0 supports both large and small deployments, either by managing IBM PowerVM® that is controlled by the Hardware Management Console (HMC), ... [more]


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IBM Power Systems Private Cloud with Shared Utility Capacity: Featuring Power Enterprise Pools 2.0
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 24 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a guide to IBM Power Private Cloud with Shared Utility Capacity featuring Power Enterprise Pools 2.0 (also known as PEP 2.0). This technology allows multiple servers in an to share base processor and memory resources, and draw upon pre-paid credits when the base is exceeded. Previously, the Shared Utility feature supported IBM Power System E950 (9040-MR9) and IBM Power System E980 (9080-M9S). It was extended in August 2020 to include the Scale-out Power Systems announced on July 14th 2020 and received dedicated processor support later in the year. The IBM ... [more]


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Implementing IBM VM Recovery Manager for IBM Power Systems
Power Systems

Redbooks, published 29 Oct 2019, last updated 24 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM VM Recovery Manager for Power Systems, and addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) requirements for IBM AIX® and Linux on IBM Power Systems servers to help maximize systems' availability and resources, and provide technical documentation to transfer the how-to skills to users and support teams. The IBM VM Recovery Manager for Power Systems product is an easy to use and economical HA and DR solution. Automation software, installation services, and remote-based software support help ... [more]


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IBM Power Systems - SAP Software Deployed in Red Hat OpenShift
Power Systems

Draft Redpaper, last updated 22 Feb 2021

This IBM Redpaper publication documents how to containerize and deploy SAP software into Red Hat OpenShift 4 Kubernetes clusters on IBM Power Systems using predefined Red Hat Ansible scripts, different configurations, theoretical knowledge, and documenting the findings by way of sample scenarios. This book delivers content documenting: + Running SAP S/4HANA, SAP HANA and SAP NetWeaver on premise software in containers deployed in Red Hat OpenShift 4 on IBM Power Systems hardware. + Existing SAP systems running on IBM Power Systems can be re-packaged at customer sites into containers using ... [more]


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IBM FlashSystem 5200 Product Guide
Flash storage

Draft Redpaper, last updated 22 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide publication describes the IBM FlashSystem 5200 solution, which is a next-generation FlashSystem control enclosure. Its an NVMe end-to-end platform targeted at the entry and midrange market, that delivers the full capabilities of IBM FlashCore technology. In addition, it provides a rich set of software-defined storage (SDS) features delivered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize, including data reduction and de-duplication, dynamic tiering, thin-provisioning, snapshots, cloning, replication, data copy services, Transparent Cloud Tiering, and IBM HyperSwap® including ... [more]


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IBM FlashSystem 5000 and 5200 for Mid-Market
Flash storage

Redguide, published 19 Feb 2021

The IBM® FlashSystem 5015, 5035, and 5200 help you meet the challenges of rapid data growth while staying within limited IT budgets. These systems allow you to quickly consolidate, simplify, and optimize your IT infrastructure with an efficient, highly flexible, yet easy-to-use storage system with powerful virtualization features. This IBM Redpaper™ publication is intended for mid-market clients.


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IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM Elastic Storage System Network Guide
Storage Software

Redpaper, published 17 Feb 2021

High-speed I/O workloads are moving away from the SAN to Ethernet and IBM® Spectrum Scale is pushing the network limits. The IBM Spectrum® Scale team discovered that many infrastructure Ethernet networks that were used for years to support various applications are not designed to provide a high-performance data path concurrently to many clients from many servers. IBM Spectrum Scale is not the first product to use Ethernet for storage access. Technologies, such as Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), scale out NAS, and IP connected storage (iSCSI and others) use Ethernet though IBM Spectrum ... [more]


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Introduction Guide to the IBM Elastic Storage System
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 16 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redpaper® publication provides an overview of the IBM Elastic Storage® Server and IBM Elastic Storage System. These scalable, high-performance data and file management solution, are built on proven IBM Spectrum® Scale technology. Providing reliability, performance, and scalability, IBM Elastic Storage Servers and IBM Elastic Storage Systems can be implemented for a range of diverse requirements. This publication helps you to understand the solution and its architecture. It describes ordering the best solution for your environment, planning the installation and integration of the ... [more]


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Matrix-Multiply Assist (MMA) Best Practices Guide
Power Systems

Draft Redpaper, last updated 16 Feb 2021

This publication is for software developers who want to understand the Matrix-Mulitply Assist (MMA) function, particularly those writing libraries for high performance computing and machine learning applications.


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IBM DS8000 Encryption for data at rest, Transparent Cloud Tiering, and Endpoint Security (DS8000 Release 9.1)
Storage Solutions

Draft Redpaper, last updated 11 Feb 2021

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 to allow encryption for data at rest. Use of encryption technology involves several considerations that are critical for you to understand to maintain the security and accessibility of encrypted data. Failure to follow the requirements that are ... [more]


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Getting Started with z/OS Data Set Encryption
IBM Z

Draft Redbooks, last updated 9 Feb 2021

Updated capabilities and methods: Enhanced Data Set and key support; Using EKMF Web for managing Data Set Encryption.


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IBM DS8000 and Transparent Cloud Tiering (DS8000 Release 9.1)
Cloud

Redbooks, published 4 Feb 2021

Updated for DS8000 R9.1 - Compression and Secure Data Transfer with TS7700 as Cloud Object and DFSMSdss Full Volume Dump to cloud This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of storage clouds and the initial functionality that was introduced for mainframes to have Transparent Cloud Tiering. IBM DFSMS and the IBM DS8000 added functionality to provide elements of serverless data movement, and for IBM z/OS® to communicate with a storage cloud. The function is known as Transparent Cloud Tiering and is composed of the following key elements:


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IBM Power Systems S922, S914, and S924 Technical Overview and Introduction Featuring PCIe Gen 4 Technology
Power Systems

Redpaper, published 16 Jul 2020, last updated 4 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redpaper publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System S914 (9009-41G), IBM Power System S922 (9009-22G), and IBM Power System S924 (9009-42G) servers that use the latest IBM POWER9™ processor-based technology and support the IBM AIX®, IBM i, and Linux operating systems (OSs). The goal of this paper is to provide a hardware architecture analysis and highlight the changes, new technologies, and major features that are being introduced in these systems, such as:

  • The latest IBM POWER9 processor, which is available in various configurations for ... [more]


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

Redbooks, published 28 Jan 2020, last updated 4 Feb 2021

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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LDAP Authentication for IBM DS8000 Systems (Updated for Release 9.1.1)
Storage Solutions

Draft Redpaper, last updated 4 Feb 2021

The IBM® DS8000® series includes the option to replace the locally based user ID and password authentication with a centralized directory-based approach. This IBM Redpaper publication helps DS8000 storage administrators understand the concepts and benefits of a centralized directory. It provides the information that is required for implementing a DS8000 authentication mechanism that is based on the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). Starting with DS8000 Release 9.1 code, a simpler, native LDAP authentication method is supported along with the former implementation that relies on ... [more]


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Implementing the IBM SAN Volume Controller with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.3.1
Flash storage

Redbooks, published 1 Feb 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a detailed technical guide to the IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller, which is powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.3.1. IBM SAN Volume Controller is a virtualization appliance solution that maps virtualized volumes that are visible to hosts and applications to physical volumes on storage devices. Each server within the storage area network (SAN) has its own set of virtual storage addresses that are mapped to physical addresses. If the physical addresses change, the server continues running by using the same virtual addresses that it had before. ... [more]


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Cloudera Data Platform Private Cloud Base with IBM Spectrum Scale
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 29 Jan 2021

This IBM® Redpaper publication provides guidance on building an enterprise-grade data lake by using IBM Spectrum® Scale and Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) Private Cloud Base for performing in-place Cloudera Hadoop or Cloudera Spark-based analytics. It also covers the benefits of the integrated solution and gives guidance about the types of deployment models and considerations during the implementation of these models.


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Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller with IBM Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4
Flash storage

Redbooks, published 28 Jan 2021

Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM FlashSystem® solution that is powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.4. This innovative storage offering delivers essential storage efficiency technologies and exceptional ease of use and performance, all integrated into a compact, modular design that is offered at a competitive, midrange price. The solution incorporates some of the top IBM technologies that are typically found only in enterprise-class storage systems, which raises the standard for storage efficiency in ... [more]


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Getting Started: Journey to Modernization with IBM Z

Draft Redpaper, last updated 28 Jan 2021

Modernization of enterprise IT applications and infrastructure is key to the survival of organizations. It is no longer a matter of choice. The cost of missing out on business opportunities in an intensely competitive market can be enormous. To aid in their success, organizations are facing increased encouragement to embrace change. They are pushed to think of new and innovative ways to counter, or offer, a response to threats posed by competitors who are equally as aggressive in adopting newer methods and technologies. The term modernization often varies in meaning based on perspective. ... [more]


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