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1. © 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems IBM i Strategy and Directions Jim Anderson Program Director IBM i
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 2 IBM i Strategy and Roadmap “With our clearly defined roadmaps for POWER processors and the IBM i operating environment, IBM's commitment to our i clients is solid and unchanged. We are making substantial investments in the future of i as an important, strategic element in the IBM product portfolio.” IBM white paper - IBM i Strategy and Roadmap – Includes information about the IBM i market, Power Systems and IBM i roadmap, and concludes with a listing of the wide range of IBM initiatives to help businesses reduce costs, improve service, and manage risk. http://www.ibm.com/systems/power/software/i/rossmauri/index.html
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 3 Virtualization without Limits Drive over 90% utilization Dynamically scale per demand Dynamic Energy Optimization 70-90% energy cost reduction EnergyScale™ technologies Resiliency without Downtime Roadmap to continuous availability High availability systems & scaling Management with Automation VMControl to manage virtualization Automation to reduce task time Workload-Optimizing Systems AIX - the future of UNIX Total integration with i Scalable Linux ready for x86 consolidation Power your planet. + Smarter Systems for a Smarter Planet.
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 4 Power Systems offers balanced systems designs that automatically optimize workload performance and capacity at either a system or VM level Workload-Optimizing Features make POWER7 #1 in Transaction and Throughput Computing POWER7 Technology leadership ✓4, 6 or 8 cores per socket ✓3.0 to 4.14 GHz ✓Up to 4 threads per core ✓Integrated eDRAM L3 Cache ✓Dynamic Energy Optimization✓ TurboCore™ for max per core performance ✓ MaxCore for incredible parallelization and high capacity ✓ Intelligent Threads utilize more threads when workloads benefit ✓ Intelligent Cache optimizes cache utilization flowing it from core to core ✓ Intelligent Energy Optimization performance when thermal conditions allow ✓ Active Memory™ Expansion ✓ Solid State Drives optimize high I/O access applications
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 5 POWER7 Models 750, 770, 780 ✓4 Socket 4U ✓6 or 8 cores per socket ✓3.0 to 3.55 GHz ✓Energy-Star Qualified ✓Up to 181,000 CPW ✓12 or 16 core 4U Nodes ✓Up to 4 Nodes per system ✓3.1 and 3.5 GHz ✓Capacity on Demand ✓Enterprise RAS ✓Up to 248,550 CPW ✓New Modular High-End ✓Up to 64 Cores ✓TurboCore ✓3.86 or 4.14 GHz ✓Up to 343,050 CPW ✓Capacity on Demand ✓Enterprise RAS ✓24x7 Warranty ✓PowerCare Power 750 Power 770 Power 780
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 6 POWER7 Performance leadership POWER7 delivers more performance per core POWER7 delivers more performance per system POWER6 550 37,9508 CPW# Cores POWER7 750 345%168,80032 26% % 47,8008 CPW*# Cores POWER6 570 77,60016 CPW# Cores POWER7 770 181,000750 292,700770 343,050780 Max CPW*Model Power 550 5.0 GHz Power 570 5.0 GHz POWER6 570 77,60016 CPW# Cores POWER7 780 Power 570 5.0 GHz Power 750 3.55 GHz Power 770 3.1 GHz Power 780 3.86 GHz 277% 14% % 88,80016 292,70064 CPW*# Cores 342% 35% % 105,20016 343,05064 CPW*# Cores 377%181,00032 Power 750 3.3 GHz
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 7 #1 in Business Intelligence Performance for SAP Power 750 with IBM i delivers 56% more throughput than 8-core Power 570 for SAP Business Intelligence Power 750 #1 result for 8-core servers – SAP BI Mixed Load Standard Application Benchmark – SAP NetWeaver, query activity and load/update activity are executed in parallel Results Configuration – IBM i 6.1 with DB2 for i – SAP NetWeaver 7.0 – 300,000,000 Records SAP certified results are found at www.sap.com/benchmark 241,526154,920Throughput (Query Navigation Steps/per hour) 128 GB128 GBMemory 8-core 3.3 GHz8-core 4.2 GHzProcessor 750570 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 QueryNavigationSteps/hour SAP BI Mixed Load Standard Application Benchmark 570 750 SAP Certified For IBM POWER7 launch 56%
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 88 • Performance and Energy Efficiency • Smart choices to minimize complexity, improve efficiency and scale easily • Single-wide 4 or 8-core or Double-wide 16-core • Elegantly simple scalability • Intelligent Threads • Utilizes more threads when workloads benefit • Intelligent energy optimization with EnergyScale Technology • Boosts frequency for more performance • High Performance Computing acceleration (AltiVec SIMD acceleration) • Execute up to eight single-precision or double-precision floating point operations per clock cycle per core • Flexibility and Choice • Supports AIX, i and Linux operating systems • Consolidate all three on a single platform • Supports multiple BladeCenter chassis • Investment Protection • IBM BladeCenter's innovative, open design with support for Open Fabric Manager IBM BladeCenter PS700/701/702 Express Smart BladeCenter Solutions with Power Blades Highly Virtualized environments with demanding Commercial workload performance Infrastructure Consolidation and Application Serving Replace traditional rack & tower based servers with blades What’s your requirement? . 4, 8 or 16 cores Single or Double Wide 3.0GHz POWER7 Up to 256GB of Memory 8
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 9 Enables IBM i entitlement to be transferred between selected systems – Implemented WW via IBM configurator – Applicable to 550 and larger systems To POWER6, 7 From POWER5, 6, 7 Preserving investment in IBM i to simplify – Buying a replacement system – Server consolidation – Migrating workloads across servers IBM i License Transfer Move up to i Faster
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 10 Move up to i Faster Economic replacement tool updated for POWER7 IBM Analysis Services for IBM i 6.1 – IBM lab services will conduct analysis for upgrading from the IBM i 5.3 or 5.4 to IBM i 6.1 IBM i Service Vouchers – Service vouchers included with most new system purchases (not entry 520 1-core) – Migration assistance delivered by IBM Lab Services or qualified Business Partner Enhanced ‘Move up to i’ with POWER7 – Now includes POWER7 processor-based servers and blades as ‘to’ systems • Power System 750 • PS 700, PS 701, PS 702 – Additional ‘from’ systems • System i 515 • System i 525 • System i 550* http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/info/power/moveup/index.html *Targeted availability April 27
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 11 JS Blades Power 770 Power 750 Power 780 Power 570 Power 550 Power 595 Power 520 PS Blades Power Systems
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 12 IBM i Roadmap 2008 2010 IBM i 7.1 IBM i 6.1.1 2009 IBM i 6.1 2011 2012 IBM i Next Delivering a major new release of IBM i every two years
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 13 IBM i Supports POWER7 Processor-Based Servers IBM i delivers complete support of POWER7 portfolio IBM i 6.1 support announced simultaneously with AIX and Linux for Power 750, 770, and 780 IBM 7.1 supports all POWER7 processor-based servers – Power 750, 770, 780 – IBM BladeCenter PS700/701/702 Express
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 1414 April Announcement Highlights Best in Class Power Blade Portfolio Most scalable and highest performance Power Blades ever (up to 16 cores) Leadership Benchmark Publishes for Power 780 and 750 POWER7 delivers 4.5X to 7.5X performance per core vs. Sun SPARC and HP Itanium systems across major benchmarks Leadership ERP, Transaction, and Java performance against HP x86, Fujitsu and Dell systems Operating Environment Innovation IBM i 7.1: major new release with XML support in DB2, new PowerHA SystemMirror Editions, and automated workload optimization with Solid State Disk drives AIX 6 Express Edition: easy to deploy for small and mid-sized business clients, easy to consolidate for enterprise clients AIX 7*: exploiting 1024 threads, new runtime management options, regulatory compliance features Rational releases “Power Tools” for application development Power Systems Solutions by Design IBM Cloudburst*: pre-tested, optimized cloud-in-a-box for Power* IBM pureScale Application System for always available transaction processing. eMeter: world’s first “smart grid” appliance *Statement of Direction
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 15 IBM i 6.1 – Introduced in 2008 Now available for 2201 applications from over 800 ISVs New support for BladeCenter New virtual storage for i partitions New Systems Director Navigator New PowerHA disk clustering New Rational programming tools New SAN performance optimization New JVM delivers improved performance …. and IBM i 6.1.1 available 10/23/2009 providing support for POWER7
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 16 IBM i 7.1 Announcement Highlights Workload-Optimizing Systems – Automatically locate hot data to SSDs for dramatic performance improvements Total Integration with DB2 – Simplify data exchange with customers and suppliers with native XML support – Efficiently search unstructured XML data with OmniFind Text Search Server – Improve application performance with SQE enhancements Resiliency without downtime – Extended distance supported for multi-site disaster recovery solutions – Automatically switch storage between servers for high availability Virtualization without limits – Host multiple IBM i releases to facilitate upgrading to IBM i 7.1 Management with Automation – Lower cost of PTF management with IBM Systems Director – Manage multiple IBM i releases from single browser environment – Enhanced performance management to optimized application environments
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 17 #1 in Business Intelligence Performance for SAP IBM i 7.1 delivers 15% more throughput than IBM i 6.1 for SAP Business Intelligence Power 750 #1 result for 8-core servers – SAP BI Mixed Load Standard Application Benchmark – SAP NetWeaver, query activity and load/update activity are executed in parallel Results Configuration – IBM i 7.1 with DB2 for I – same box as i 6.1 benchmark – SAP NetWeaver 7.0 – 300,000,000 Records SAP certified results are found at www.sap.com/benchmark 278,462 128 GB 8-core 3.3 GHz 750 241,526 128 GB 8-core 3.3 GHz 750 Throughput (Query Navigation Steps/per hour) Memory Processor 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 QueryNavigationSteps/hour SAP BI Mixed Load Standard Application Benchmark i 6.1 i 7.1 SAP Certified for IBM i V7.1 launch 15% i 7.1
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 18 Optimized Stack = Leadership Performance Power 750 Application Layer Hardware Virtualization Operating System DataBase IBM POWER7 plus i V7.1 0 50000 100000 150000 200000 250000 300000 POWER6 8-Core IBM i 6.1 POWER7 8-Core IBM i 6.1 POWER7 8-Core IBM i 7.1 SAP BI Mixed Load Benchmark POWER7 delivers 56% improvement IBM i 7.1 and POWER7 deliver 80% Improvement QueryNavigationSteps/hour SAP certified results are found at www.sap.com/benchmark
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 19 POWER7 & IBM i 7.1 Top 10 Business Intelligence with DB2 Web Query Query XML docs with i 7.1 IT Consolidation with BladeCenter for i and x86 New POWER7 blades App Modernization with Rational, WebSphere, or PHP Rational Open Access: RPG Ed. High Availability or Disaster Recovery with PowerHA Async Geographic Mirroring Install base economic replacement with iCare Economic replacement Storage consolidation with IBM Systems Storage Automated SSD optimization Server consolidation and I/O virtualization with PowerVM IBM i 7.1 can host i 6.1 Infrastructure management with Systems Director Enhanced i Navigator X86 Consolidation with Domino or Web Applications Zend Server community edition Upgrade to IBM i 6.1 or 7.1 Lab services assessment DB2
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 20 More information on IBM i news Deliverables 1. IBM i Strategy and Roadmap paper 2. IBM i 7.1 Overview Presentation 3. IBM i Brochure 4. Why i Presentation 5. ITG IBM i vs x86 TCO paper 6. IBM i 7.1 Technical Overview Web Sites 1. IBM i Portal 2. You and i & i Can blogs 3. IBM i Planning 4. IBM Support Portal
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 21 Power your planet. Smarter systems for a Smarter Planet.
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 22
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 23 DB2 for i – XML Support XML is an industry standard for exchanging information between customers, suppliers, and partners Rich XML Support now available with DB2 for i 1. XML data type stores XML documents supporting database operations 2. Decompose (shred) XML documents into relational columns 3. Generate XML documents from existing relational data OmniFind Text Search Server provides support for searching XML documents – Search elements of an XML document (e.g., customer name = Smith) – SQL statements use OmniFind to search the XML documents – Available with IBM i for no additional charge Strategic replacement for XML Extenders Program Product 6/10/0 9 1357456 5/27/0 9 2468123 Purchase Order DateCustome r # PO # ~ XML ~ ~ XML ~
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 24 IBM i PowerHA IBM i PowerHA IASP IASP IBM i PowerHA IBM i PowerHA IASP PowerHA SystemMirror for i Asynchronous Geographic Mirroring for multi-site DR solution – IBM i based mirroring for geographically dispersed systems – Asynchronously mirrors disk writes to target system – Support for automatic failover – Supports IASPs on integrated disk, SAN, and virtual disk LUN level switching for local HA solution – Switch IASP on DS8000 or DS6000 between local systems – Support for automatic failover – Supports native and VIOS with NPIV attached SANs PowerHA provides a robust, simple to manage High Availability and Disaster Recovery solution
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 25 IBM i Storage Management Enhancements for SSD IBM i supports hierarchical storage management – Now IBM i automatically collects I/O performance data and moves most active data to Solid State Drives (SSD) DB2 for i supports SSD as preferred media – New DB2 Random Read Statistics Additional enhancements for SSDs – New “SSD-Aware” utilities – Improved performance instrumentation – Usability enhancements SSD Analyzer Tool – Designed to help determine if SSDs can help improve application performance – Runs on IBM i 5.4 or 6.1 system# Batch Performance Runs 0 1 2 3 4 5 Hours 72 Drives 72 Drives + 8 SSD 60 Drives + 4 SSD 40% Reduction Associated Bank Reduces Batch Run Time by 40% with SSDs* *http://www.ibmsystemsmagpowersystemsibmidigital.com/nxtbooks/ibmsystemsmag/ibmsystems_power_200909/index.php#/16 # Download http://www.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS3780 SSDs can improve performance of long running batch jobs or queries. IBM i can easily get the right data on the SSDs
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 26 RPG Development Tool RPG Compiler RPG Runtime HATS Browser Handlers Web Service XML Mobile Handlers Handlers Web Services Mobile RPG Development Tool RPG Compiler RPG Runtime 5250 Data Stream Device 5250 Emulator RPG Applications with Open Access Rational Open Access: RPG Edition RPG applications produce 5250 data stream – HATS and partner tools are used to extend to other user interfaces RPG Applications Today Open Access for RPG Open Access for RPG Handlers Available from • LANSA • Look Software • Profound Logic • IBM Lab Services
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 27 Platform Management Enhancements Systems Director Navigator for i – Ability to manage a target IBM i 5.4, 6.1 or 7.1 system • Navigator management server runs in one place • One browser used to manage multiple environments • Extends Navigator management IBM i 5.4 – Support for Tape and Journal management and BRMS Performance Management Enhancements – More metrics into Collection Services: DS8000, 12X Bus, Save/Restore, and Tape – Performance Data Investigator is enhanced to include Disk response time and Java memory perspectives Systems Director Enhancements – New functions for managing IBM i – Management server runs on AIX, Linux, or Windows – Manages IBM i 6.1 and 7.1 environments Systems Director provides an integrated platform management solution for IBM i and heterogeneous servers Additional monitors Support individual PTF 6.1.2 Agent for IBM i Support Group and CUM PTFs 6.2 2Q 10 6.1.2 4Q 09 6.1.1 2Q 09 Systems Director
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 28 Virtualization Enhancements for IBM i 1. IBM i 6.1 partition can host IBM i 7.1 and 6.1 partitions AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 and SLES and Red Hat Linux partitions iSCSI attached System x and BladeCenter 2. IBM i 7.1 partition can host IBM i 7.1 and 6.1 partitions AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 and SLES and Red Hat Linux partitions iSCSI attached System x and BladeCenter 3. PowerVM VIOS can host IBM i 7.1 and 6.1 partitions AIX and Linux partitions VIOS supports advanced virtualization technologies including Active Memory Sharing and NPIV POWER6 & POWER7 VIOS IBM i 6.1 POWER6 & POWER7 VIOS IBM i 7.1 POWER6 & POWER7 VIOS IBM i 7.1 IBM i 6.1VIOS VIOS IBM i 7.1 IBM i 6.1 VIOS IBM i 7.1 IBM i 6.1 Storage Virtualization can reduce costs while improving IT infrastructure flexibility
© 2010 IBM Corporation IBM Power Systems 29 IBM i automatically collects I/O performance data and moves most active data to Solid State Drives (SSD) to achieve optimal performance. Hierarchical storage management with Solid State Drives Storage A datacenter high availability solution, where a set of disks on IBM DS8000 or IBM DS6000 are automatically switched between servers for scheduled maintenance or in the event of a failure. LUN Level Switching Extends the distance supported for multi-site DR solutions for both internal disk and SAN-based solutions. PowerHA Asynchronous Geographic Mirroring Availability IBM i 6.1 to host i 7.1 partitions and storage to enable simpler testing of a new release before a software upgrade. IBM i 7.1 can also host an i 6.1 partition, enabling companies to keep an application that requires an earlier release after upgrading their main application environment. IBM i can host IBM partitions of a different release Virtualization Enables companies to secure - without application changes - a specific column in a database table. Tool providers, such as Patrick Townsend, Linoma Software, and Protegrity, will supply encryption algorithms that exploit the new support. Column level encryption Security Simplifies the development of transaction processing applications for mobile devices and web services when developing with Rational Developer for Power. Removes the requirement for the 5250 data stream. IBM Rational Open Access: RPG Edition Application Development Support for Logical Files transparently improves application performance. Adaptive Query Processing self-tunes queries on the fly. SQE enhancements Now supports search in XML documents within DB2.OmniFind Text Search Server Data can be stored in its native XML format, split into relational database columns, or created from existing database objects. Improves data exchange between customers, suppliers, and partners. XML support DB2 Database BenefitIBM i 7.1 Feature Static WSDL support providing enhanced flexibility Now supports programs in iASP. Integrated Web Services server Supports latest Apache 2.2 release that is Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliant. IBM HTTP Server for i running Apache Java 5 and 6 support for 32-bit and 64-bit JVMs Note: No longer shipping Classic JVM with IBM i. IBM Technology for Java Replaces current iSCSI adapter on Power server side with software in IBM i. Uses Ethernet adapters and network to connect Power to BladeCenter and System x. iSCSI Software Target Provides advanced functions such as application monitoring, page caching, code tracing and job queue. Available from IBM with advanced support offerings and also available from zend.com Zend Server replaces Zend Platform Replaces Zend Core and now preloaded with IBM i 7.1, 6.1, 5.4. Includes one year of Silver support from Zend, provided for no additional charge. Also available for download from zend.com Zend Server Community Edition replaces Zend Core More secure communications using Telnet Client support between servers (also PTF to IBM i 6.1 & 5.4). Note: already supported with IBM i Access for Windows. Telnet Client SSL Support Networking, Java and Web Delivers Adobe output support to IBM i applications with new support to transform existing Spool Files to PDF. IBM Transform Services Improved functions for managing backups, media, backup history, and recoveries. BRMS Enhancements include support for XML data type with the .NET, ODBC, and OLE DB providers. IBM i Access for Windows 7.1 Management server enhanced to monitor and manage target IBM i environments, including PTF management. IBM Systems Director DBA Facilities enhanced with new statistics to aid in identifying tables that might be a best fit for SSD based on Random or Sequential I/O behavior. Performance management and investigator capabilities are enhanced with additional storage and tape metrics, plus disk response time and Java memory perspectives. Can manage target servers running IBM i 5.4, 6.1 or 7.1 from a single browser environment. IBM Systems Director Navigator Management BenefitIBM i 7.1 Feature
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