Boost IBM InfoSphere Streams performance with Linux channel bonding

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Denton Hatzenbihler, Richard King, Wesley Most, and Mike Oberholtzer

Date archived: September 8, 2016 | First published: February 16, 2012

Have you ever wondered if Linux® channel bonding would allow you to get faster throughput using IBM® InfoSphere® Streams? We have answered that question when running InfoSphere Streams release on Red Hat Enterprise Linux release 5.5. In this article, we describe what channel bonding is at a high level, how we set up our test environment, and the results observed. In our experiments, channel bonding increased bandwidth by as much as 68 percent.

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Zone=Big data and analytics, Information Management, Linux
ArticleTitle=Boost IBM InfoSphere Streams performance with Linux channel bonding