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Storage layout, OS & DB performance tuning guideline for SAP, V 4.3

Document Author:

Markus Fehling

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Software Sales

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Product(s) covered:

DB2 9 for Linux UNIX and Windows ; DS3500; DS5000; DS8000; DS8700; DS8800; IBM Storwize V7000; IBM System Storage; IBM System x; IBM XIV Storage System ; Oracle; POWER6; POWER7; SAN; SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW; SAP; SQL Server; VMware ESX Server; XIV storage systems ; xSeries

Abstract: This document provides guideline how to layout the filesystem, logical & physical volumes, as well as basic recommendation how to tune OS & DBs.
This document is an add-on to PRS3409.

IBM Storage Layout, OS and DB performance tuning guideline for SAP V4.3.pdfIBM Storage Layout, OS and DB performance tuning guideline for SAP V4.3.pdf


Hardware; Software


Planning and Design


Enterprise Application Solutions (EAS/ERP); ISV Applications




Cross-Platform; IBM Power Systems; IBM System p Family; IBM System x Family; IBM System Storage

S/W Pillar(s):

Information Management


AIX; Linux; Windows Server 2008


SAP, storage layout, DB2, Oracle, MS SQL, Storwize, V3700, V7000, DS8000, XIV, SVC, FlashSystem

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