IBM XIV and VMware Synergy with IBM Spectrum Control Base Edition

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 22 December 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738454737
ISBN-13: 9780738454733
IBM Form #: REDP-5131-02
(92 pages)

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Authors: Markus Oscheka, Siegfried Ruehl, Bert Dufrasne


This IBM® Redpaper™ publication is a brief overview of synergistic aspects between the IBM XIV® Storage System server and various VMware components that are enabled by IBM Spectrum™ Control Base Edition version 2.2.0. The paper shows how easy and straightforward installing, configuring, and using IBM Spectrum Control™ Base Edition can be to take better advantage of an existing VMware environment, using IBM XIV storage.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. VMware Virtual Volumes
Chapter 3. vSphere Web Client
Chapter 4. VMware vCenter Operations Manager
Chapter 5. Spectrum Control configuration for vCenter Orchestrator
Chapter 6. IBM Spectrum Control Base Edition software

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