IBM FlashSystem 9100 Architecture, Performance, and Implementation

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 28 February 2019, updated 02 December 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738457485
ISBN-13: 9780738457482
IBM Form #: SG24-8425-00
(368 pages)

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Authors: Jon Tate, Andrew Greenfield, Jon Herd, Corne Lottering, Tony Pacheco, Jagadeesh Papaiah, Thomas Ploski, Stephen Solewin, Leandro Torolho, Alexander Watson


IBM® FlashSystem 9100 combines the performance of flash and Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology and the rich features of IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize — all in a powerful 2U storage system. Providing intensive data driven multi-cloud storage capacity, FlashSystem 9100 is deeply integrated with the software-defined capabilities of IBM Spectrum Storage™, which allows you to easily add the multi-cloud solutions that best support your business.

In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we discuss the product’s features and planning steps, architecture, installation, configuration, and hints and tips.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. IBM FlashSystem 9100 introduction
Chapter 2. IBM FlashSystem 9100 architecture
Chapter 3. Data reduction and tools
Chapter 4. Planning
Chapter 5. Scalability
Chapter 6. Installing and configuring the IBM FlashSystem 9100 system
Chapter 7. Configuring settings
Chapter 8. Hints and tips

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