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Tag: Application Capacity Expansion

Application Capacity Expansion

The Benefits of Switching from Scale-up to Scale-out Architectures

Keeping up with user demand and managing a service outage or brownout is a significant challenge for IT departments. The traditional scale-up approach suffers from significant limitations and cost issues that prevent it from satisfying the ever-increasing workloads of a 24×7 online society. The use of massively parallel processing and scale-out architectures is the solution,...

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Easily Modernize and Expose Valuable Enscribe Data – Eliminate Data Silos

This article/case study explains that a large European manufacturer runs its online shop floor operations on an HPE NonStop Server using an Enscribe database, and how it deployed an HPE Shadowbase data integration solution to exploit the currency and value of this online, trapped, and siloed data. Data replication is not only used for providing...

Asymmetric Capacity Expansion for Real-Time Cell Phone Fraud Detection

Asymmetric Capacity Expansion for Real-Time Cell Phone Fraud Detection

A large U.S. telecommunication company operates a system for detecting fraudulent calls from cell phones. The system is required to monitor call events and watch for unusual activity such as cell-phone cloning (duplicating another cell phone’s connection signature)...

Asymmetric Capacity Expansions for Nuclear Plant Management

Asymmetric Capacity Expansion for Nuclear Plant Management

An energy provider needed to use its Plant Information Management System (PIMS) to manage the work and materials flow for its nuclear power plants. The provider uses heterogeneous replication to replicate data stored in IMS files from IBM zSeries servers to an operational...

Scale-up is Dead, Long Live Scale-out!

The Connection, by Keith B. Evans and Paul J. Holenstein
Keeping up with user demand is a significant challenge for IT departments. The traditional scale-up approach suffers from significant limitations and cost issues that prevent it from satisfying the ever-increasing workloads of a 24x7 online society. The use of massively...

Scale Look-to-Book Ratio for Online Travel Agent System

A large international tour operator provides 24-hour services to its travel agents and Internet shoppers on HPE NonStop servers. Utilizing the Internet, the tour operator’s business grew and look-to-book ratios increased several...

Offload Querying/Reporting from the Host to Commodity Systems

A large European steel tubing manufacturer runs its shop floor control applications on an HPE NonStop system. The manufacturer periodically generated reports on Linux systems using a connectivity tool that remotely accessed...