Design a virtual system pattern

Key considerations for planning and designing your virtual system pattern

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Nauman Fakhar and Giuseppe Accardo

Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: April 11, 2012

Virtual system patterns in IBM® PureApplication™ System enable fast and repeatable deployments of systems from the virtual machine up to the application. With a virtual system pattern, manual tasks that are needed to bring up your entire topology can be fully automated, which allows an application to be deployed in minutes as opposed to hours or days. Pattern-oriented deployment of middleware eliminates bugs introduced by error-prone, manual configuration processes and allows best practices to be baked into patterns, thereby accelerating and optimizing deployment of solutions. In this article, the authors highlight key points to review when designing and developing a virtual system pattern.

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