IBM Power System S822LC for Big Data: Technical Overview and Introduction

Scott Vetter and Others

Publisher Description

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System S822LC for Big Data (8001-22C) server that uses the latest IBM POWER8® processor technology and supports Linux operating systems (OSs). The objective of this paper is to introduce the Power S822LC for Big Data offerings and their relevant functions as related to targeted application workloads.

The new Linux scale-out systems provide differentiated performance, scalability, and low acquisition cost, including:

Consolidated server footprint with up to 66% more virtual machines (VMs) per server than competitive x86 servers
Superior data throughput and performance for high-value Linux workloads, such as big data, analytic, and industry applications
Up to 12 LFF drives that are installed within the chassis to meet storage-rich application requirements
Superior application performance due to a 2x per core performance advantage over x86-based systems
Leadership data through put enabled by POWER8 multithreading with up to 4x more threads than x86 designs
Acceleration of bid data workloads with up to two GPUs and superior I/O bandwidth with Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI)

This publication is for professionals who want to acquire a better understanding of IBM Power Systems™ products. The intended audience includes:

Clients
Sales and marketing professionals
Technical support professionals
IBM Business Partners
Independent software vendors

GENRE
Computers & Internet
RELEASED
2017
August 29
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
88
Pages
PUBLISHER
IBM Redbooks
SELLER
International Business Machines Corp
SIZE
1.9
MB

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