IBM DS8870 and VMware Synergy

An IBM Redpaper publication



Abstract

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the support of the IBM System Storage® DS8870 for VMware vSphere in general terms. It also describes in greater detail the VMware vSphere Storage APIs Array Integration (VAAI) primitives, the IBM Storage Management Console for VMware plug-in, and the IBM Site Replication Adapter (SRA) for VMWare Site Recovery Manager (SRM).

In addition to a high-level overview of the VMWare vSphere suite, this paper emphasizes the interaction of the software components with the IBM System Storage DS8870. It is intended for IT professionals who want an understanding of advantages such as off loading specific tasks to storage arrays, centralized service management, and simplified implementation of disaster recovery processes in virtualized environments.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. VMWare introduction
Chapter 2. VAAI support
Chapter 3. IBM Storage Management Console for VMware vCenter
Chapter 4. Business continuity with IBM DS8870 Storage System and VMware Site Recovery Manager



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Publish Date
14 August 2013

Last Update
20 August 2013


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Author(s)

ISBN-10
073845091X

ISBN-13
9780738450919

IBM Form Number
REDP-4915-01

Number of pages
66