Servers

There's no shortage of ways to design infrastructure to solve a specific problem. Look at server choices and ways to maintain them.

  • Research // Nov 2014

    Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Overview

    Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is an innovative architecture that radically simplifies, optimizes, and accelerates the entire application deployment lifecycle. This report provides a brief overview of Cisco ACI along with, • Infrastructure problems addressed • Main ACI Components • Benefits of ACI • ACI Services Download this report to learn more.

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  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Announcing the New Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015

    Intel VTune Amplifier XE 2015 is the premier performance profiler for C, C++, C#, Fortran, Assembly, and Java. Get the data to meet a wide variety of tuning needs and the tools to mine the data and assess next steps. Powerful analysis lets you sort, filter, and visualize results on...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • eBooks // Nov 2014

    Reimagine the Server - Performance meets efficiency to transform your business

    Delivering high-quality services with greater speed and efficiently is one of the greatest pressure facing your IT infrastructure. The rise of computing in the cloud, expansive mobility options and increasing pressure to boost application performance have added even further complexity. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor :

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Streamlined server management at every stage of the IT life cycle

    Remove the unnecessary burdens of server management and provisioning with HP Integrated Lights-Out (iLO), designed to support the full lifecycle of servers from initial deployment to ongoing management and service alerting. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processor : Intel, the Intel...

    Sponsored By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Stakeholder Perceptions Become Your Project Reality

    For project managers, meeting stakeholder expectations means that you have to know what the expectations are to begin with if you are ever expected to meet them. After expectations have been set, follow up with your stakeholders to ensure that the expectations haven't changed. People change their minds often, so...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Horizon View 6 Blast Performance Features

    With VMware's recent release of the Horizon Suite (specifically View 6), VMware has taken the performance and usability features and put them all under the Blast moniker. This category of features is grouped from a marketing perspective but will retain their technical terms in the documentation, similar to how the...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Troubleshooting Fibre Channel Boot from SAN on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis

    Cisco Unified Computing Solution (UCS) has experienced an enormous growth trend in the last several years becoming the standard server hardware platform in many enterprises and cloud service providers alike. One of the main differentiators in Cisco's server solution is the implementation of stateless computing, which allows all the hardware...

    Sponsored By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Dec 2014

    Why Innovate on Power? - A Linux based Server

    Discover why IBM Power Systems is the key platform for innovation, designed to transform and move businesses toward the art of the possible. Hear from leading IBM research engineers how Power is designed to be an open platform for choice enabling innovation and why it is the architecture of choice...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    A Manager's Guide to Unified Threat Management and Next-Gen Firewalls

    A lot of security vendors use the terms Unified Threat Management (UTM) and Next-Gen Firewall (NGFW) interchangeably - so it's easy to get confused about which type of protection is right for you. This Manager's Guide helps you answer these questions: Is a UTM solution right for my organisation? What...

    Sponsored By Sophos

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Disposing of Digital Debris: Information Governance Strategy and Practice in Action

    Read this report from the Compliance, Governance and Oversight Council (CGOC) to learn how to reduce costs and increase performance by disposing of digital debris.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Saugatuck Technology - Optimized Sourcing in Hybrid IT Environments

    This research paper from Saugatuck Technology discusses the multi-sourced hybrid IT environment, including how to recognize the things that can increase costs and compromise operations, and how to optimize the environments for peak effectiveness.  

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Oct 2014

    Building Smarter Planet Solutions with MQTT and IBM WebSphere MQ Telemetry

    MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) is a messaging protocol that is lightweight enough to be supported by the smallest devices, yet robust enough to ensure that important messages get to their destinations every time. With MQTT devices such as smart energy meters, cars, trains, satellite receivers, and personal health care devices...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6

    IBM WebSphere Extreme Scale software provides your business-critical enterprise applications with an in-memory grid that is powerful and scalable.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    IBM WebSphere MQ: The right information in the right place and time

    The history of information technology (IT) in the enterprise has been the history of connecting things together. Whether IT is connecting people, applications, systems or data, as years have passed, the number of connections between every aspect of the business and the infrastructure has increased, almost beyond measure. A key...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Oct 2014

    Improve business agility with IBM Integration Bus

    This solution brief describes how IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker) can simplify the connectivity between IT assets and add direct value to your organization.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Ubuntu Demo – POWER8 Launch Event (feat. Mark Shuttleworth)

    The right IT infrastructure choices are critical to business success, more so than ever before. Mobile, social, cloud, big data and analytics are fueling an explosion of data, and spawning new workloads and business models that are putting unprecedented demands on our IT environments. In this changed world the expectations...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Canonical 3 Minute Demo

    In this demo, Juju is used to deploy WebSphere, SugarCRM, Hadoop and more, in a matter of minutes on the IBM POWER8.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Agile Development – Why Requirements Matter

    This paper argues that requirements management can bring significant value to agile development in regulated IT and complex product development projects, and sets out the characteristics of an effective requirements management approach in an agile environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Reap the Benefits of the Evolving HPC Cloud

    The necessary compute power to drive modern biomedical research is a formidable and familiar challenge throughout the life sciences. Underlying infrastructures must evolve to keep pace with innovation. In such demanding HPC environments, Cloud computing technologies represent a powerful approach to managing technical computing resources. This paper shares valuable insight...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    HPC Clusters Drive Design Optimization

    The latest generation of highly scalable HPC clusters is a game changer for design optimization challenges. HPC clusters, built on a modular, multi-core x86 architecture, provide a cost effective and accessible platform on which to conduct realistic simulation compared with the “big iron” HPC systems of the past or with...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    High Performance Docking

    Docker is a lightweight Linux container technology built on top of LXC (LinuX Containers) and cgroup (control groups), which offers many attractive benefits for HPC environments. Find out more about how IBM Platform LSF® and Docker have been integrated outside the core of Platform LSF with a real world example...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    The IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service: Benchmarking Performance

    IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service lets users economically add computing capacity by accessing ready-to-use clusters in the cloud-delivering high performance that compares favorably to cloud offerings from other providers. Tests show that the IBM service delivers the best (or ties for the best) absolute performance in all test categories. Learn...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Building HPC Cloud at DuPont: Architecture & Best Practices

    DuPont is building a dynamic, multi-disciplined R&D computing platform using a hybrid private cloud-cluster infrastructure model to meet client requirements for a highly dynamic, diverse environment. This session reviews the requirements, challenges and architectural decisions made in the implementation of this computing platform at DuPont, and the IBM Platform Computing...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Demo - IBM Platform Symphony TCO Calculator

    Learn how much IBM Platform Symphony can save you. Answer a few questions in this easy to use wizard about your infrastructure, application environment, personnel and your growth rate. The logic behind this tool will generate a powerful report you can use to realize significant cost savings.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform LSF

    IBM Platform LSF Evaluation

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Tool

    IBM Platform HPC Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) tool offers a 3-year total cost of ownership view of your distributed computing environment and savings that you could potentially experience by using IBM Platform HPC in place of competing cluster management software. This model can estimate savings with the deployment of...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service - Ready to Run Clusters in the Cloud

    View this demo to learn how IBM Platform Computing Cloud Service running on the SoftLayer Cloud helps you: quickly get your applications deployed on ready-to-run clusters in the cloud; manage workloads seamlessly between on-premise and cloud-based resources; get help from the experts with 24x7 Support; share and manage data globally;...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    IBM Platform Computing Delivers New HPC Cloud Offerings

    This video explains how IBM Platform Computing is transforming isolated clusters and grids into flexible, dynamic high performance private, hybrid and public clouds.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    A Developers Guide To Accelerating Microsoft Excel Models w.Platform Symphony

    Platform Symphony helped developers improve the performance of Microsoft Excel based computations by providing the needed flexibility and agility making it easier to respond to changing business needs.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    SIFMA (10/12), Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

    At SIFMA 2012, IBM experts and sellers held on-site demos of IBM solutions in financial services. Here Gord Sissons discusses how IBM Platform Symphony, a grid management technology, allows organizations to share a common grid around multiple types of compute and data analytics risk applications on the same grid at...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Platform Symphony Helps Insurance Firm Improve Performance

    This insurance company wanted to scale out from a small, overloaded cluster to hundreds of machines to handle increased workload. Platform Symphony helped it run up to 10x more scenario models at once and reduced time to run complex stochastic simulations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Impact of Regulations on Risk and Trading Analytics in Capital Markets

    Current trading practices and business relationships for capital markets firms were affected because of the new regulations. This paper examines the current and future challenges surrounding risk management and analytics requirements, and the technologies that could be deployed to address them.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Major Wall Street Firm Shrinks IT Costs

    A major New York investment bank needed to cut the costs for its distributed computational grid, and to increase scalability to support more complex simulations and risk analytics, including mandatory Credit Value Adjustment (CVA) calculations. Its existing approaches to grid computing were non-uniform, costs were high, and the scalability to...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Software Defined Systems - What is Software Defined?

    Software defined storage is enterprise class storage that uses standard hardware with all the important storage and management functions performed in intelligent software. Software defined storage delivers automated, policy-driven, application-aware storage services through orchestration of the underlining storage infrastructure in support of an overall software defined environment.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    5 Easy Steps to a High Performance Cluster

    A high performance computing (HPC) cluster refers to a group of servers built from off-the-shelf components that are connected via certain interconnect technologies. A cluster can deliver aggregated computing power from its many processors with many cores — sometimes hundreds, even thousands — to meet the processing demands of more...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    An Introduction to Elastic Storage: A Fast, Simple, Scalable and Complete Storage Solution for Today’s Data-intensive Enterprise

    Elastic Storage is used extensively across industries worldwide. Elastic Storage simplifies data management with integrated tools designed to help organizations manage petabytes of data and billions of files—as well as control the cost of managing these ever-growing data volumes.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enhancing IBM BigInsights with IBM Platform Computing and GPFS

    A challenge of using Hadoop distributions has been the requirement for specialized skills. IBM InfoSphere BigInsights with the IBM GPFS and IBM Platform Symphony - Advanced Edition overcomes several limitations of Hadoop to meet the big data analytics demands of enterprise computing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2014

    Platform Computing Cloud Service Demo: Analytics Use Case

    To quickly and economically meet new and peak demands, Platform LSF (SaaS) and Platform Symphony (SaaS) workload management as well as Elastic Storage on Cloud data management software can be delivered as a service, complete with SoftLayer cloud infrastructure and 24x7 support for technical computing and service-oriented workloads. Watch this...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics

    The IBM Application Ready Solution for Algorithmics is a reference architecture based on Algorithmics software running on HPC (High Performance Computing). This reference architecture mainly covers the topic of technical computing architecture for Algo One solutions. It also covers other Algorithmics solutions that support software products developed by IBM Algorithmics...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2014

    Enabling High Performance Financial Risk Analytics

    Basel III, Dodd-Frank, and other regulations have and are changing the way Financial Markets conduct business from trading (front office) to risk management (middle office) to accounting (back office). Financial regulations are mandating stricter risk management across the trade life-cycle. In this series of videos, IBM and Societe Generale focus...

    Sponsored By IBM