SAS Workload Performance Improvements with IBM XIV Storage System Gen3

This paper describes the feature enhancements in IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 and how these enhancements can help improve I/O performance for SAS business analytics workloads. The paper also demonstrates how SAS Grid is deployed on IBM Power servers with XIV Gen3 and IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS), along with I/O performance data for SAS Grid workloads and comparison of I/O performance with IBM XIV Storage System second-generation model. SAS analytics provide an integrated environment for predictive and descriptive modeling, data mining, text analytics, forecasting, optimization, simulation, experimental design, and more.

Provided by: IBM Topic: Enterprise Software Date Added: May 2013 Format: PDF

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