Getting Started With BDSpro

Document Number: 007-3274-004

Front Matter

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Table of Contents

About This Guide
What This Guide Contains
Conventions Used in This Guide
Related Documentation
Reader Comments

1. BDS Fundamentals
BDS Requirements
What BDS Offers
How BDS Works
BDS Buffer Management
When BDS Makes Sense

2. Preparing Filesystems for BDSpro
Installation Prerequisites
Disk and Controller Configuration Requirements
Changing the Maximum DMA Size
Measuring XFS Rates
Tuning XLV Performance
Sample Performance Results

3. Setting Up the BDSpro Service
Mounting Filesystems for BDSpro
Verifying BDSpro Performance
Correcting Network Problems

4. Using BDSpro
Starting and Stopping the BDSpro Service
Using Write Buffering
Using the Scheduled Transfer (ST) Protocol
Managing BDS Logging
Using BDS from an Application

A. Frequently Asked Questions