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IBM solidDB Universal Cache on VMware vSphere 5.0

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VMware recently released a white paper showing the performance scalability of virtualized IBM solidDB Universal Cache and IBM DB2 on the IBM System x3850 X5 server with MAX5, using VMware vSphere 5.0.  This paper shows that the virtualized IBM solidDB Universal Cache environment achieves excellent performance and scalability on a typical online transaction processing (OLTP) Read more...

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Performance on vSphere 5

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A white paper has been published that examines how Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 performs on vSphere 5 in terms of scaling up (adding more virtual CPUs) and scaling out (adding more VMs).  Having the choice to scale up or out while maintaining a positive user experience gives IT more flexibility to right-size system deployments and Read more...

Exchange 2007 performance on vSphere 4

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VMware recently released a whitepaper showing the performance scalability of Exchange 2007 on VMware vSphere. This paper shows that vSphere 4.0 achieves excellent performance and scalability both with regards to scale up (adding more vCPUs) and scale out (adding more VMs).  The results indicate that vSphere can easily support 4,000 heavy Exchange users with a Read more...