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Published By: Commvault     Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
Today, nearly every datacenter has become heavily virtualized. In fact, according to Gartner as many as 75% of X86 server workloads are already virtualized in the enterprise datacenter. Yet even with the growth rate of virtual machines outpacing the rate of physical servers, industry wide, most virtual environments continue to be protected by backup systems designed for physical servers, not the virtual infrastructure they are used on. Even still, data protection products that are virtualization-focused may deliver additional support for virtual processes, but there are pitfalls in selecting the right approach. This paper will discuss five common costs that can remain hidden until after a virtualization backup system has been fully deployed.
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storage, backup, recovery, best practices, networking, it management, enterprise applications
    
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Published By: Oracle CX     Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
This whitepaper explores the new SPARC S7 server features and then compares this offering to a similar x86 offering. The key characteristics of the SPARC S7 to be highlighted are: ? Designed for scale-out and cloud infrastructures ? SPARC S7 processor with greater core performance than the latest Intel Xeon E5 processor ? Software in Silicon which offers hardware-based features such as data acceleration and security The SPARC S7 is then compared to a similar x86 solution from three different perspectives, namely performance, risk and cost. Performance matters as business markets are driving IT to provide an environment that: ? Continuously provides real-time results. ? Processes more complex workload stacks. ? Optimizes usage of per-core software licenses. Risk matters today and into the foreseeable future, as challenges to secure systems and data are becoming more frequent and invasive from within and from outside. Oracle SPARC systems approach risk management from multiple perspectiv
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Published By: IBM APAC     Published Date: Apr 27, 2018
While relying on x86 servers and Oracle databases to support their stock trading systems, processing rapidly increasing number of transactions fast became a huge challenge for Wanlian Securities. They shifted to IBM FlashSystem that helped them cut average response time for their Oracle Databases from 10 to less than 0.4 milliseconds and improved CPU usage by 15%. Download this case study now.
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Published By: IBM APAC     Published Date: May 14, 2019
The perceived x86 benefits of lower acquisition cost and standardizing on are often made at the expense of performance, reliability, scalability and manageability. Moreover, many are driven by the impression that x86-based systems will solve all their computing challenges—when often that is not the case. This eBook looks at companies that chose to invest in IBM® Power Systems™ rather than continuing to run on or migrate to x86-based systems — and why.
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Jul 02, 2018
Discover why architecture matters and why POWER8 delivers at least twice the performance at a lower cost than the latest x86 systems
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Oct 20, 2017
This whitepaper explores the new SPARC S7 server features and then compares this offering to a similar x86 offering. The key characteristics of the SPARC S7 to be highlighted are: Designed for scale-out and cloud infrastructures SPARC S7 processor with greater core performance than the latest Intel Xeon E5 processor Software in Silicon which offers hardware-based features such as data acceleration and security The SPARC S7 is then compared to a similar x86 solution from three different perspectives, namely performance, risk and cost. Performance matters as business markets are driving IT to provide an environment that: Continuously provides real-time results. Processes more complex workload stacks. Optimizes usage of per-core software licenses Risk matters today and into the foreseeable future, as challenges to secure systems and data are becoming more frequent and invasive from within and from outside. Oracle SPARC systems approach risk management from multiple perspectiv
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Published By: IBM APAC     Published Date: Mar 19, 2018
MongoDB, one of the most popular NoSQL Open databases, helps you take advantage of exploding unstructured data with faster access to data and analytics while reducing your database cost. With the right infrastructure, you can benefit more. By running MongoDB on IBM Power systems, you can achieve: • ?Bring new apps to market faster and reduce the risk for mission-critical deployments • ?2.6x better performance for MongoDB at a much lesser cost than x86 Find out more about IBM Power Systems and MongoDB for today’s applications.
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Published By: Oracle     Published Date: Aug 31, 2016
What happened to Moore’s Law? Why is Oracle releasing a new SPARC processor with fewer cores and threads? The SPARC S7’s core processors are 50 percent to 100 percent more efficient than x86 processors. SPARC S7 delivers up to 10 times more-efficient data analytics and machine learning than x86-based systems. The new SPARC S7 is available in servers, an engineered system, and a cloud service at the same price as the Oracle Cloud x86 Compute service. The SPARC S7 processor makes it possible to build powerful, scalable, and cost-effective systems be it for application scale-out, on premise or public cloud.
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Published By: HP     Published Date: Sep 06, 2011
This paper examines how eight companies were able to reduce their annual IT infrastructure cost per user by almost 25% by migrating to blades.
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x86 servers, power, cooling, bladesystems, blades, infrastructure, servers, power and cooling
    
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Published By: VMware/Intel Server Refresh and Cost Savings     Published Date: Oct 23, 2007
Today's use of virtualization technology allows IT professionals to automatically manage the resources of the physical server to efficiently support multiple operating systems, each supporting different applications. This IDC Technology Assessment presents IDC's view of how virtualization technologies are impacting and will continue to impact operating environments and the operating environment market near- and long-term.
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vmware, operating environments, virtualization, x86, server virtualization, data center, fc san, fibre
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014
In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.
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stack costs, online purchasing, promotion delivery, mobile retail
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 01, 2013
This technical white paper presents benchmark results showing greater VM consolidation ratios than demonstrated in previous benchmarks and demonstrating the extent of the performance lead that PowerVM virtualization technologies deliver over x86-based add-on virtualization products. The tests, running two workload benchmarks of different consolidation ratios on POWER7 processor-based and comparable Intel-based systems, demonstrate the exceptional performance and scalability of PowerVM virtualization technologies compared to VMware vSphere1 on an x86-based platform.
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ibm, ibm power7 systems, ibm powervm, virtualization, virtualization technology, consolidation, infastructure
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Sep 16, 2014
In 2013, Bon Ton Stores invested in upgrading IT, continuing to update and expand its eCommerce sites, and launching a new mobile site supporting delivery of promotions and online purchasing. A central aspect of this technology upgrade involved the replacement of an x86 server environment, supporting eCommerce with ten IBM® PowerLinux™ 7R2 servers and IBM PowerVM® running IBM WebSphere® Commerce on SUSE Linux operating systems. This case study highlights of some of the key aspects of this significant migration and its results, including how Bon-Ton IT executives support the business and what they prioritize, why they decided to make this move, what performance and capability resulted, and how it affected full data center costs and business resilience.
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stack costs, online purchasing, promotion delivery, mobile retail
    
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Published By: IBM     Published Date: Oct 06, 2016
Companies that hope to stay competitive in the marketplace must begin to consider alternatives to x86, or else they will find themselves at a serious infrastructure disadvantage. Performance and flexibility embedded in the architecture can scale in a way that the number of servers can’t, as applications and data grow in depth and complexity.
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