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SAS workload performance improvements with IBM XIV Storage System Gen3



Document Author:

Abhijit Mane


Document ID:

WP102550


Doc. Organization:

IBM Systems


Document Revised:

08/02/2015


Product(s) covered:

POWER7; POWER8; Power Systems I/O; PowerVM; XIV storage systems







Abstract: This paper describes the feature enhancements in IBM XIV Storage System Gen3 (software release 11.1.1) 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.

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Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Performance

Solution(s):

Big Data and Analytics; Business Integration

ISV(s):

SAS

Platform(s):

IBM Power Systems; IBM Storage



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Keywords:

SAS Analytics, XIV, IBM XIV, XIV Gen3, SAS and XIV, Power, Power Systems


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