Performance considerations
Several factors must be considered when you design an optimal configuration with the IBM Real-time Compression Appliance (RTCA).
A key benefit of the RTCA solution is being able to perform compression while maintaining high performance. The compression appliance is part of the overall storage solution, and as such, it must be reviewed together with the storage system itself. Various performance requirements must be part of this review.
The following topics are included in this chapter:

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