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Virtualization The Catalyst for Change Best Practices for Virtualizing IBM DB2 with Technologies from VMware Inteland NetApp White Paper

From an architecture and operational efficiency standpoint, virtualization offers enormous benefits for customers who virtualize compute resources in their data centers. The question to ask is not "Can we deploy virtualization technologies for the business application?" but "How fast can we deploy?" This white paper is is the result of a collaboration among IBM, VMware, NetApp, and Intel. It describes test configurations, performance results, and best practices for deploying IBM DB2® on Linux® in a VMware vSphere™ environment running on servers with Intel® Xeon5500 and 5600 Series processors and connecting to NetApp® storage systems.

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