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User's Guide to WebSphere eXtreme Scale

White Paper Published By: IBM Corporation
IBM Corporation
Published:  Sep 20, 2010
Type:  White Paper
Length:  254 pages

The IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale product provides a high-performance, scalable cache framework. This chapter is an introduction to WebSphere eXtreme Scale.

We begin by explaining scalability challenges that exist in today’s environment and how WebSphere eXtreme Scale addresses this challenge. Then we show how caching and grid technologies can help to resolve this challenge. We continue with the introduction of WebSphere eXtreme Scale and the key features of the product. We then provide suggestions for how WebSphere eXtreme Scale can be implemented through possible entry points and a decision tree for adoption. We close this chapter with a brief discussion of the product history and a comparison of WebSphere eXtreme Scale to in-memory databases.



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ibm caching and cloud, websphere extreme scale, scalable cache framework, query engine, network deployment