Fast, Agile, Resilient
for Emerging Workloads
X6: The sixth generation of EXA Technology
Alex Yost
Vice President, IBM Pur...
Infrastructure Matters…
It drives virtually all business services

Agility
Speed
Efficiency

Infrastructure must:

• 
• 
•...
IBM’s long history of x86 leadership

EXA
1st
VMware
development
partner

EXA2

1st
1st
x86 server with
100 #1
benchmarks
...
Mission critical workloads are increasingly moving to x86
Enterprise
Resource Planning

Execute strategies and meet demand...
Introducing the sixth generation of IBM Enterprise X-Architecture

FAST
AGILE
RESILIENT

Superior performance
43% lower so...
FAST

Shift your business services into high gear

Scaling for new workloads
and business demands

3X more memory

Actiona...
FAST

Higher performance from Flash storage
directly on the memory bus

WriteNow • RAID • IBM FlashCache Storage Accelerat...
FAST

X6 Architecture + DB2 = Super Fast

DB2 optimized for high speed
analytics & transactions

99x faster analytics
usin...
AGILE

Modular design reduces cost
and protects your investment

Simplify deployment
Maximize performance
Up to 28% lower
...
AGILE

Multiple generations on one server

Upgrade technology using
the modular “book” design

Eliminate
“server rip
and r...
RESILIENT

Meet the demands of
enterprise workloads

Advanced Page Retire
Processor High Availability
Rolling Firmware Upd...
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs
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IBM NYSE event - 1-16 IBM's Alex Yost and Sean Poulley on IBM X6 Technology Breakthroughs

  1. 1. Fast, Agile, Resilient for Emerging Workloads X6: The sixth generation of EXA Technology Alex Yost Vice President, IBM PureSystems and System x IBM Systems and Technology Group
  2. 2. Infrastructure Matters… It drives virtually all business services Agility Speed Efficiency Infrastructure must: •  •  •  •  Execute quickly and efficiently Minimize costs and complexity Foster innovation Stay up and running Economics © 2014 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IBM’s long history of x86 leadership EXA 1st VMware development partner EXA2 1st 1st x86 server with 100 #1 benchmarks Intel co-innovation partner © 2014 IBM Corporation X3 X4 1st hot-swap memory to surpass 1 million tpmC eX5 1st scalable memory #1 market share Largest SAP HANA System X6
  4. 4. Mission critical workloads are increasingly moving to x86 Enterprise Resource Planning Execute strategies and meet demand Business Analytics Real-time trends and patterns Database Access core information Virtualization © 2014 IBM Corporation IT optimization
  5. 5. Introducing the sixth generation of IBM Enterprise X-Architecture FAST AGILE RESILIENT Superior performance 43% lower solution cost Up to 28% lower acquisition costs Multiple generations of investment protection 3X the memory More reliable IBM System x3950 X6 IBM System x3850 X6 8-way rack 4-way rack © 2014 IBM Corporation IBM Flex System x880 X6 2- to 8-way compute node
  6. 6. FAST Shift your business services into high gear Scaling for new workloads and business demands 3X more memory Actionable information— delivered faster Scaling to support 8 CPUs Higher solution performance at 43% lower cost New eXFlash memory-channel storage © 2014 IBM Corporation FlashCache Storage Accelerator
  7. 7. FAST Higher performance from Flash storage directly on the memory bus WriteNow • RAID • IBM FlashCache Storage Accelerator DATA & ANALYTICS 3X LOWER latency CLOUD 2X FLASH © 2014 IBM Corporation Better awareness FASTER IT optimization Competitive advantage 43% LOWER solution cost
  8. 8. FAST X6 Architecture + DB2 = Super Fast DB2 optimized for high speed analytics & transactions 99x faster analytics using BLU Acceleration with X6 Architecture1 1.  2.  Leveraging X6 innovations on memory, IO, and storage 2.3x increase for transactional throughput using eXFlash DIMM2 Based on internal tests comparing DB2 10.1 on a whitebox with XIV storage vs. DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration and X6 Architecture Based on internal tests comparing DB2 10.5 with SSD vs. with eXFlash DIMM. © 2014 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. AGILE Modular design reduces cost and protects your investment Simplify deployment Maximize performance Up to 28% lower acquisition costs Handles what you need today and in the future © 2014 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. AGILE Multiple generations on one server Upgrade technology using the modular “book” design Eliminate “server rip and replace” © 2014 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. RESILIENT Meet the demands of enterprise workloads Advanced Page Retire Processor High Availability Rolling Firmware Update Upward Integration Module for Standard Hypervisors RAS Upward Integration Module for Standard Hypervisors © 2014 IBM Corporation •  •  •  •  Maximize application availability Reduce support costs Simplify maintenance Manage more with existing tools 3X the memory and

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