Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 and IBM Spectrum Virtualize V7.8

10 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM Storwize® V7000 solution powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize™, which is an innovative storage offering that delivers ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller Standby Storage Engine

19 Dec 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes the procedure for making use of an IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) Standby Storage Engine in a SAN which is not a part of any cluster, but is a candidate and able to join a cluster at a moment’s notice. The ...

Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for Open Systems

31 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication for the Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center for Replication for the Open environment walks you through the process of establishing sessions, and managing and monitoring copy services through Tivoli Storage ...

IBM System Storage Solutions Handbook

15 Jul 2016, Redbooks ... The IBM® System Storage® Solutions Handbook helps you solve your current and future data storage business requirements. It helps you achieve enhanced storage efficiency by design to allow managed cost, capacity of growth, greater mobility, ...

IBM Assist On-site for Storage Overview

24 Dec 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a description and reference information for the IBM Assist On-site (AOS) software. It is intended for clients who want the benefit of the AOS advanced features, such as port forwarding, which ...

IBM Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud Storage Solutions

17 Jan 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication takes you on a journey that surveys cloud computing to answer several fundamental questions about storage cloud technology. What are storage clouds? How can a storage cloud help solve your current and future ...

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000 Best Practices and Performance Guidelines

11 Apr 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller and IBM Storwize® V7000 powered by IBM ...

IBM Cloud Object Storage Concepts and Architecture: An Under-the-Hood Guide for IBM Cloud Object Storage

24 Mar 2017, Redpapers ... Object storage is the primary data resource used in the cloud, and it is also increasingly used for on-premise solutions. Object storage is growing for the following reasons: It is designed for scale in many ways (multi-site, ...

FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R, XIV and Spectrum Accelerate with IBM SAN Volume Controller Best Practices

6 Jan 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes preferred practices for attaching members of the IBM Spectrum™ Accelerate family, including the IBM XIV® Gen3 Storage System, IBM FlashSystem® A9000, IBM FlashSystem A9000R, and other Spectrum ...

XIV Storage System in a VMware Environment

20 Mar 2013, Redpapers ... The IBM® XIV® Storage System is an excellent choice for VMware storage requirements. XIV achieves consistent high performance by balancing the workload across physical resources. This paper includes information about the following ...

IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

6 Mar 2015, Redbooks ... IBM® SmartCloud® Virtual Storage Center provides efficient virtualization and management of heterogeneous storage systems. It facilitates migration to an agile cloud architecture that can optimize storage availability and performance, ...

IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center Solution

31 May 2013, Solution Guide ... With data growth showing no signs of slowing, it is imperative that organizations improve their storage efficiency and reduce administration complexity. The need for economic and operational efficiencies transcends all organizations. ...

Adding an IBM LTFS EE Tape Tier to an IBM SCSA Managed Storage Cloud

5 Mar 2014, Web Doc ... IBM® SmartCloud® Storage Access (SCSA) is an IBM storage cloud management software product that enables cloud service with virtualization and automation. IBM Linear Tape File System™ Enterprise Edition (LTFS EE) can use LTFS for the policy ...

IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node Introduction and Implementation Guide

13 Mar 2014, Redbooks ... IBM® Flex System™ products are ideally suited for data center environments that require flexible, cost-effective, secure, and energy-efficient hardware. IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node is the latest addition to the IBM Flex Systems ...

IBM System Storage N series with VMware vSphere 5

27 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a basic introduction to the IBM System Storage® N series, virtualization, and VMware 5.x. It explains how to use the N series with VMware vSphere 5 environments and the benefits of doing so. ...

IBM System Storage DCS3700 Introduction and Implementation Guide

24 Jul 2013, Redbooks ... The IBM® System Storage® DCS3700 consists of IBM System Storage DCS3700 storage subsystem and IBM System Storage DCS3700 expansion unit. The DCS3700 features the latest technologies, including 6 Gbps SAS and 8 Gbps Fibre Channel host ...

VMware Implementation with IBM System Storage DS5000

14 Jun 2013, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we compiled best practices for planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining IBM Midrange Storage Solutions. In this publication, we use IBM System Storage® DS5000 storage subsystem for the ...

IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Hardware Guide

10 Jan 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the IBM System Storage DS5000 families of products. This edition covers updates and ...

IBM System Storage N series Quick Reference Guide

23 Jan 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication for the IBM System Storage® N series is a Quick Reference Guide that briefly defines some of the key technologies. It summarizes features and benefits and provides web links to access additional ...

IBM XIV Gen3 with IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000

8 Jan 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ describes preferred practices for attaching the IBM XIV® Storage System, Gen3, to either an IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC) or IBM Storwize® Version 7000 virtual storage. It also explains what to ...

IBM System Storage N series Hardware Guide

30 May 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a detailed look at the features, benefits, and capabilities of the IBM System Storage® N series hardware offerings. The IBM System Storage N series systems can help you tackle the challenge of ...

IBM System Storage N series Software Guide

31 Jul 2014, Redbooks ... Corporate workgroups, distributed enterprises, and small to medium-sized companies are increasingly seeking to network and consolidate storage to improve availability, share information, reduce costs, and protect and secure information. ...

IBM System Storage N series Clustered Data ONTAP

4 Jun 2014, Redbooks ... IBM® System Storage® N series storage systems offer an excellent solution for a broad range of deployment scenarios. IBM System Storage N series storage systems function as a multiprotocol storage device that is designed to allow you to ...

IBM System Storage N series Reference Architecture for Virtualized Environments

13 Jun 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides deployment guidelines, workload estimates, and preferred practices for clients who want a proven IBM technology stack for virtualized VMware and Microsoft environments. The result is a Reference ...

IBM Virtual Disk System Quickstart Guide

17 Feb 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a quickstart guide for implementing an IBM virtual disk system. We use the term IBM virtual disk system to collectively refer to IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC), System Storage Productivity Center (SSPC), ...

Thin Provisioning in an IBM SAN or IP SAN Enterprise Environment

28 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes how to provision storage efficiently with IBM System Storage N series in a Fibre Channel or iSCSI deployment. Storage efficiency has historically been extremely low because of the difficulty provisioning or ...

IBM System Storage FlashCopy Manager and PPRC Manager Overview

11 Sep 2008, Redpapers ... IBM® System Storage™ FlashCopy® Manager and System Storage PPRC Manager are IBM program products for IBM z/OS® and System z™ CKD IBM storage users. These program products assist in the implementation and use of System Storage DS8000™ , ...

IBM System Storage EXP5060 Storage Expansion Enclosure Planning Guide

17 Dec 2010, Redpapers ... The IBM® System Storage® EXP5060 Storage Expansion Enclosure (Machine Type 1818, Model G1A) provides high-capacity Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) disk storage for the DS5100 and DS5300 storage subsystems. The storage ...

IBM Information Infrastructure Solutions Handbook

11 Jul 2010, Redbooks ... An information infrastructure is comprised of software, servers, storage, and networks, integrated and optimized to deliver timely, secure, and trusted information throughout the organization and to its clients and partners. With the ...

IBM System Storage DS Storage Manager Copy Services Guide

28 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... The purpose of this IBM® Redbooks® publication is to provide customers with guidance and recommendations for how and when to use the IBM System Storage® Copy Services premium features. The topics discussed in this publication apply to the ...

IBM System Storage N series: An iSCSI Performance Overview

11 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... The iSCSI protocol has enabled information technology organizations to lower the cost of their storage area network (SAN) deployments. Cost is of little concern if the solution does not perform to expectations. This IBM Redpaper examines ...

Integrating IBM DB2 with the IBM System Storage N series

9 Apr 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the steps carried out to configure and install an IBM DB2 database in a N series storage system UNIX environment. It particularly elaborates the configuration steps for the UNIX host as well as the ...

Multiprotocol Data Access with IBM System Storage N series

5 Jun 2006, Redpapers ... This Redpaper discusses the multiprotocols available with the IBM System Storage N series. We cover the NFS, CIFS, and HTTP protocols and how they are woven into the kernel for the N Series, Data ...

Using an IBM System Storage N series with VMware to Facilitate Storage and Server Consolidation

9 Jan 2007, Redpapers ... The benefits of VMware are uniquely complemented by IBM System Storage N series storage solutions. Using IBM N series technology, storage can be consolidated onto one or a few storage systems accessed across Fibre Channel SANs or regular ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center in Virtual Infrastructure Environments

1 Sep 2011, Redpapers ... Many customers have adopted VMware ESX as their server consolidation and virtualization solution. This IBM® Redpaper™ publication explains how to plan for IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center monitoring of your VMware ESX environment. ...

IBM System Storage N series with VMware vSphere 4.1 using Virtual Storage Console 2

11 Jun 2012, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a basic introduction to the IBM System Storage® N series virtualization using the Virtual Storage Console (VSC) 2.0 in VMware vSphere 4.x environments. It explains how to use the Virtual Storage ...

IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Implementation and Best Practices Guide

21 Dec 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication represents a compilation of best practices for deploying and configuring the IBM System Storage® DS5000 Series family of products. This book is intended for IBM technical professionals, Business Partners, ...

IBM System Storage DS3950 Introduction

30 Dec 2010, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides you with an overview of the new IBM System Storage® DS3950 offering and its functionality. Descriptions of the hardware components and the various cabling options are provided. Because the DS3950 is ...

SAN Boot Implementation and Best Practices Guide for IBM System Storage

30 Sep 2012, Redbooks ... Booting servers from a storage area network (SAN) is being used increasingly in complex data center environments today, due to its significant benefits over the traditional method of booting from local disks. SAN Boot enables organizations ...

VMware Implementation with IBM System Storage DS5000

16 Nov 2012, Redpapers ... In this IBM® Redpaper™, we compiled best practices for planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining IBM Midrange storage solutions. We also compiled configurations for a VMware ESX and VMware ESXi Server-based host ...

Using the IBM System Storage N series with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

28 Apr 2010, Redbooks ... IBM®, as a result of its recent product introduction of the IBM System Storage™ N series, has become more tightly integrated with network-attached storage (NAS), exploiting the backup and recovery features of the N series and Network ...

IBM Midrange System Storage Implementation and Best Practices Guide

31 Mar 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication represents a compilation of best practices for deploying and configuring IBM Midrange System Storage™ servers, which include the DS4000® and the DS5000 family of products. This book is intended for IBM ...

IBM System Storage N series and VMware vSphere Storage Best Practices

20 Jul 2010, Redbooks ... IBM® System Storage® N series technology enables companies to extend their virtual infrastructures to include the benefits of advanced storage virtualization. The N series offers unified storage solutions that provide industry-leading ...

IBM Midrange System Storage Hardware Guide

16 Mar 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the IBM Midrange System Storage™ servers, which include the IBM System Storage DS4000® and ...

IBM System Storage DS4000 and Storage Manager V10.30

6 Mar 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication consolidates, in one document, detailed descriptions of the hardware configurations and options offered as part of the DS4000 series of storage servers. This edition covers updates and additional functions ...

Using the IBM System Storage N series with Mail Servers

11 Dec 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication gives mail database administrators a introduction to the IBM System Storage N series. It also gives both storage administrators and mail database administrators the information to prepare, install, and ...

IBM System Storage N series Storage Performance Management with Operations Manager

28 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... Analyzing performance issues in today’s complex data center environments can be a daunting task. When a user sitting at a desktop system reports that application response has degraded, this degradation can be the result of any element in ...

IBM System Storage N series with FlexShare

26 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... As storage requirements for enterprises continue to grow, storage administrators constantly strive to maximize return on investment (ROI) while scaling the existing infrastructure. Administrators are looking for creative ways to prevent ...

Using IBM System Storage N series SnapDrive for Lotus Domino for Windows

23 Jul 2007, Redpapers ... Because SnapDrive integrates with Microsoft Windows and IBM System Storage N series, it makes storage management easier and offers the high data availability that is required for IBM Lotus Domino environments. The combination of an IBM N ...

IBM System Storage N3700 A20 Setup

20 Feb 2007, Redpapers ... In this IBM Redpaper, we discuss the hardware setup and initial configuration of the IBM System Storage N series after delivery and unpacking. This paper provides information about cabling and the setup procedure for the clustered system, ...

IBM System Storage N3700 Single Node Setup

17 Feb 2007, Redpapers ... In this IBM Redpaper, we discuss the hardware setup and initial configuration of the IBM System Storage N series after delivery and unpacking. This paper contains information about the cabling and setup procedure for the single node ...

Using the IBM System Storage N Series with Databases

23 Aug 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses how to optimize the IBM System Storage™ N series products with some of the major commercially available databases available to customers today. Topics include installation, performance, ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 Technical Guide

8 Apr 2014, Redbooks ... IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center V5.1 products offer storage infrastructure management that helps optimize storage management by centralizing, simplifying, automating, and optimizing storage tasks associated with storage systems, ...

Automated Storage Provisioning for Windows using TotalStorage Productivity Center and Tivoli Provisioning Manager

30 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... The provisioning of SAN attached storage capacity to a server can be a time consuming and cumbersome process. The task requires skilled storage administrators, and the complexity of the task can restrict an IT department's ability to ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager

1 Mar 2010, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ document provides a brief overview of IBM Tivoli® Storage FlashCopy® Manager and how it interacts with the IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller (SVC). It describes FlashCopy Manager features and benefits and ...

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller Upgrade Path from Version 4.3.1 to 6.1

13 Dec 2010, Redpapers ... In recent years, IBM® has released the following major versions of IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC) code: -- 4.3.1 at the end of 2008 -- 5.1 at the end of 2009 -- 6.1 at the end of 2010 It is possible that you have not kept ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller 8A4 Hardware: Performance and Scalability with the IBM System Storage DS3400

8 Jan 2010, Redpapers ... In this IBM® Redpaper™ publication, we discuss the performance and scalability of a storage area network (SAN) environment that is based around IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) 8A4 hardware and IBM System Storage™ DS3400 storage ...

IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation

16 Nov 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 and DS8800 storage systems. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, ...

IBM Storage Infrastructure for Business Continuity

30 Jan 2010, Redpapers ... The importance of business continuity and disaster recovery remains at the forefront of thought for many executives and IT technical professionals. This IBM® Redpaper™ describes the lessons learned from recent disasters and how IBM storage ...

IBM System Storage N series Reference Architecture for Virtualized Environments

25 Jan 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides deployment guidelines, workload estimates, and preferred practices for clients who want a proven IBM technology stack for VMware environments. The result is a Reference Architecture for Virtualized ...

IBM System Storage DS8700 Architecture and Implementation

12 Feb 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 storage subsystem. This book has reference information that will help you plan for, install, and configure the ...

How VSS Works with Tivoli Storage Manager for Copy Server and IBM System Storage Hardware

27 Aug 2006, Web Doc ... This technote summarizes the steps that occur when a VSS Exchange backup is made by an off-loaded server to Tivoli Storage Manager, using Tivoli Storage Manager for Copy services and Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail Data Protection for ...

Get More Out of Your SAN with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

28 Jun 2005, Redbooks ... Storage Area Networks (SANs) have changed the way that data is moved, stored, and managed, allowing you to access your data faster and more efficiently. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager allows you to exploit your SAN infrastructure to ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions 5.4 and 5.5 Technical Guide

20 Aug 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of changes, updates, and new functions in IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 5.4, and Version 5.5. We cover all the new functions of Tivoli Storage Manager that have become available since ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Management Concepts

18 Mar 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the features and functions of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. It introduces Tivoli Storage Management concepts for those new to storage management, in general, and to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, in ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager in a Clustered Environment

20 Jun 2005, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is an easy-to-follow guide that describes how to implement IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 products in highly available clustered environments. The book is intended for those who want to plan, install, ...

IBM Storwize Rapid Application Storage

14 May 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® Storwize® Rapid Application Storage solutions are designed to improve storage efficiency and application availability, integrate closely with key existing applications, and deploy with minimal disruption to applications and to staff. ...

An Introduction to Storage Provisioning with Tivoli Provisioning Manager and TotalStorage Productivity Center

17 Jul 2005, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper is an introduction to storage provisioning and is written for anyone who needs to understand IBM automated storage provisioning tools. The IBM storage provisioning solution is based on Tivoli Provisioning Manager. This ...

Optimizing Your Oracle Investment with IBM Storage Solutions

12 Apr 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® offers true enterprise class storage support for Oracle deployments at a low total cost of ownership (TCO). With disk, tape, storage network hardware, consolidated management console, storage software, and security software, IBM can ...

IBM XIV Storage System Architecture and Implementation

3 Nov 2017, Redbooks ... Not a new version - included warning for self signed X509 certificates - see section 5.2 This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM XIV® Storage System. The XIV Storage ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V5000 Gen2 (including the Storwize V5010, V5020, and V5030)

13 Oct 2016, Redbooks ... Organizations of all sizes face the challenge of managing massive volumes of increasingly valuable data. But storing this data can be costly, and extracting value from the data is becoming more difficult. IT organizations have limited ...

IBM z/OS DFSMS: Transparent Cloud Tiering

11 Sep 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives a broad understanding of storage clouds and the initial functionality that was introduced for mainframes to have Transparent Cloud Tiering. IBM DFSMS and the IBM DS8880 added functionality to provide ...

IBM Copy Services Manager Implementation Guide

28 Sep 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an overview of IBM Copy Services Manager (CSM) for IBM Z and open systems, and documents a set of scenarios for using IBM Copy Services manager to automate and manage replication tasks based on IBM ...

IBM SAN42B-R Extension Switch and IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade in Distance Replication Configurations (Disk and Tape)

8 Feb 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication helps network and storage administrators understand how to implement the IBM SAN42B-R Extension Switch and the IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade for distance replication. It provides an overview of the IBM ...

IBM DS8880 and IBM z Systems Synergy

20 Jan 2017, Redpapers ... From inception, what is known today as IBM® z Systems® always had a close and unique relation to its storage. Over the years, improvements to the z Systems processors and storage software, the disk storage systems and their communication ...

IBM System Storage DS3500 Introduction and Implementation Guide

24 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System Storage® DS3500, providing an overview of its design and specifications, and describing in detail how to set up, configure, and administer it. This edition covers updates and ...

Introduction to Storage Area Networks

22 Dec 2016, Redbooks ... The superabundance of data that is created by today's businesses is making storage a strategic investment priority for companies of all sizes. As storage takes precedence, the following major initiatives emerge: Flatten and ...

IBM Hyper-Scale Manager for IBM Spectrum Accelerate Family: IBM XIV, IBM FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R, and IBM Spectrum Accelerate

31 Aug 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes storage management functions and their configuration and usage with the IBM Hyper-Scale Manager management graphical user interface (GUI) for IBM FlashSystem® A9000 and A9000R, IBM XIV® Gen3, and ...

IBM XIV Storage System Business Continuity Functions

14 Oct 2015, Redbooks ... The IBM XIV® Storage System has a rich set of copy functions suited for various data protection scenarios that enable you to enhance your business continuance, disaster recovery, data migration, and online backup solutions. These functions ...

IBM Real-time Compression on the IBM XIV Storage System

11 May 2015, Redpapers ... Today’s IT companies are driven by continued data growth and economic pressure of huge amounts of data that needs to be stored on storage devices for fast access. Moving this data to lower tier devices like tape or optical devices (CD or ...

IBM XIV Storage System Multi-Site Mirroring

15 Sep 2014, Redpapers ... Introduced with the IBM® XIV® Storage System software v11.5, the multi-site mirroring function, also referred to as the 3-way mirroring in the XIV GUI, enables world-class high availability and disaster recovery capabilities. As such, the ...

Using XIV in OpenStack Environments

27 Feb 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides a brief overview of OpenStack and IBM Cloud Manager with OpenStack. It focuses on the use of OpenStack with the IBM XIV® Storage System Gen3. The illustration scenario in the paper uses the ...

IBM DS8000: High-Performance Flash Enclosure

9 Dec 2015, Product Guide ... The high-performance flash enclosure (HPFE) is available for the IBM DS8870 and DS8880 models and offers integration and optimization of flash technology for mission-critical performance. The HPFE is a Redundant Array of Independent Disks ...

IBM FlashSystem V9000 in a VersaStack Environment

28 Oct 2015, Solution Guide ... VersaStack, an IBM and Cisco integrated infrastructure solution, combines computing, networking, and storage into a single integrated system. It combines the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) Integrated Infrastructure with IBM ...

Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 Gen2

29 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... Data is the new currency of business, the most critical asset of the modern organization. In fact, enterprises that can gain business insights from their data are twice as likely to outperform their competitors. Nevertheless, 72% of them ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2 Release Guide

19 Oct 2014, Redbooks ... IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center V5.2 is a feature-rich storage management software suite. The integrated suite provides detailed monitoring, reporting, and management within a single console. In addition, implementing the IBM ...

Implementing the IBM SAN Volume Controller and FlashSystem 820

10 Nov 2014, Redbooks ... In today's 24 x 7 world, there is likely not a business on this planet, IBM® Smarter Planet® or not, that finds that their storage requirements are growing too fast and demand is starting to outpace supply. Not only this, but in this ...

Regain Control of your Environment with IBM Storage Insights

4 Mar 2017, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication introduces you to the new, cloud-based IBM Spectrum Control™ Storage Insights (IBM Storage Insights, for short) offering, which is designed for small and medium businesses and organizations who need to ...

Configuring VMware Virtual Volumes for Systems Powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize

2 Mar 2016, Redbooks ... IBM® Spectrum Virtualize and VMware's Virtual Volumes (VVols) are paving the way toward a true IBM Software Defined Environment (SDE). IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize is at the core of software-defined storage. The addition of VVols enables a ...

IBM System Storage DS8000 Performance Monitoring and Tuning

7 Apr 2016, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides guidance about how to configure, monitor, and manage your IBM DS8880 storage systems to achieve optimum performance, and it also covers the IBM DS8870 storage system. It describes the DS8880 ...

XIV Storage System Product Guide

5 Jan 2016, Product Guide ... The IBM XIV Storage System is a high-end flash optimized, fully scalable enterprise disk storage system that is based on a grid of standard hardware components. The architecture of the system is designed to deliver out-of-the box ...

Deploying IBM Spectrum Accelerate on Cloud

15 Dec 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides information about IBM Spectrum Accelerate™ on Cloud. IBM Spectrum Accelerate on Cloud supplies a smart storage solution using servers on SoftLayer® cloud. It enables you to consume storage as a ...

IBM Real Time Compression with IBM XIV Storage System Model 314

22 Feb 2017, Redpapers ... IBM® Real-time Compression™ is fully integrated in the IBM XIV® Storage System Gen3. Real-time Compression provides the possibility to store 2 - 5 times more data per XIV system, without additional hardware. This technology also expands ...

Active Archive Implementation Guide with IBM Spectrum Scale Object and IBM Spectrum Archive

31 Mar 2016, Redpapers ... Enterprises are struggling to provide the right storage infrastructure to keep up with the explosion of unstructured data in addition to facing increased pressure to retain this data for an extended period of time. Object storage is ...

IBM Spectrum Accelerate Deployment, Usage, and Maintenance

19 Jul 2017, Redbooks ... This edition applies to IBM® Spectrum Accelerate V11.5.4. IBM Spectrum Accelerate™, a member of IBM Spectrum Storage™, is an agile, software-defined storage solution for enterprise and cloud that builds on the customer-proven and mature ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller 2145-DH8 Introduction and Implementation

22 Jan 2015, Redbooks ... Data is the new currency of business, the most critical asset of the modern organization. In fact, enterprises that can gain business insights from their data are twice as likely to outperform their competitors; yet, 72 percent of them ...

IBM System Storage Open Systems Tape Encryption Solutions

8 Dec 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication discusses IBM System Storage Open Systems Tape Encryption solutions. It specifically describes Tivoli Key Lifecycle Manager (TKLM) Version 2, which is a Java software program that manages keys ...

Cloud Object Storage as a Service: IBM Cloud Object Storage from Theory to Practice - For developers, IT architects and IT specialists

23 Mar 2017, Redbooks ... The digital enterprise has resulted in an explosion of data, and data volumes are expected to grow in zettabyte scale in the next few years. This explosive growth is largely fueled by unstructured data, such as video, social media, photos, ...

IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition V1.2.4: Installation and Configuration Guide

5 Aug 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you with the planning, installation, and configuration of the new IBM Spectrum™ Archive (formerly IBM Linear Tape File System™ (LTFS)) Enterprise Edition (EE) V1.2.4.0 for the IBM TS3310, IBM TS3500, ...

Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V7.8

16 May 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a detailed technical guide to the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller, which is powered by IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ Version 7.8. IBM SAN Volume Controller is a virtualization appliance solution, ...

IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 Switch

27 Jul 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® product guide describes the IBM Storage Networking SAN24B-6 switch. Explosive data growth, coupled with user expectations of unlimited access from anywhere, at any time, is pushing storage environments to the limit. ...

IBM Storage and the NVM Express Revolution

4 May 2017, Point-of-View ... With the increasing maturity and wider adoption of flash-based storage in data centers, the broader industry has recognized the need for standardized, efficient protocols and interfaces that are optimized for low-latency, performance-dense ...

Implementing OpenStack SwiftHLM with IBM Spectrum Archive EE or IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management

27 Jun 2017, Redpapers ... The Swift High Latency Media project seeks to create a high-latency storage back end that makes it easier for users to perform bulk operations of data tiering within a Swift data ring. In today’s world, data is produced at significantly ...

Data-at-rest Encryption for the IBM Spectrum Accelerate Family

11 Jul 2017, Redpapers ... With the ever-growing landscape of national, state, and local regulations, industry requirements, and increased security threats, ensuring the protection of an organization's information is a key part of operating a successful ...

Monitoring Overview for IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM Elastic Storage Server

28 Jul 2017, Redpapers ... IBM® Spectrum Scale is software-defined storage for high-performance, large-scale workloads. IBM Spectrum™ Scale (formerly IBM General parallel file system or GPFS) is a scalable data and file management solution that provides a global ...

IBM System Storage N series and Digital Video Surveillance

23 Oct 2008, Redbooks ... In this IBM® Redbooks publication, we introduce Digital Video Surveillance (DVS) and the role that IBM plays in this industry. We provide the benefits of and define the role of the IBM System Storage™ N series in the DVS solution. We also ...

IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 Switch

24 Jul 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® product guide describes the IBM Storage Networking SAN64B-6 switch. cloud infrastructures and growing flash-based storage environments by delivering market-leading Gen 6 Fibre Channel technology and capabilities. ...

IBM Storage Networking SAN512B-6 and SAN256B-6 Directors

24 Jul 2017, Product Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® product guide describes the IBM Storage Networking SAN512B-6 (8961-F08) and SAN256B-6 (8961-F04) directors and the IBM b-type Gen 6 Extension Blade (FC 3892, 3893). Digital transformation is pushing mission-critical ...

IBM FlashSystem A9000, IBM FlashSystem A9000R, and IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability

12 Jan 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information for attaching the IBM FlashSystem® A9000, IBM FlashSystem A9000R, and IBM XIV® Storage System to various host operating system platforms, such as IBM AIX® and Microsoft Windows. The ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Beyond the Basics

9 Jan 2017, Redbooks ... You have installed and performed the basic customization of IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center. You have collected performance data and generated reports. Now it’s time to learn the best ways to use the software to manage your ...

IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000 Replication Family Services

16 Feb 2017, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the new features that have been added with the release of the IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and IBM System Storage Storwize® V7000 6.4.0 code, including Replication Family ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager: LAN/WAN Backup; ServerFree Backup; LANFree Backup; and Split-Mirror Backup - What Does It All Mean?

26 Dec 2002, Web Doc ... This tip will define and help you to understand the terms: LAN/WAN backup; server-free backup; LAN-free backup; and split-mirror ...

IBM System Storage DS3000: Introduction and Implementation Guide

26 Jun 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces the IBM System Storage™ DS3000, providing an overview of its design and specifications, and describing in detail how to set up, configure, and administer it. Since the DS3000 has different disk ...

Backing up Microsoft SQL Server with IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

27 Jun 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to plan, install, and implement backup and restore for Microsoft SQL Server using Tivoli Storage Manager products. The book is intended for Tivoli Storage Manager professionals who are ...

IBM System Storage Solutions for Smarter Systems

21 Jul 2011, Redbooks ... IBM® offers storage solutions that address the key needs of storage efficiency and data protection and retention. This IBM Redbooks® publication shows that IBM has the technology, products, and services to help keep your storage systems ...

IBM Spectrum Control Base: Enabling VMware Virtual Volumes with IBM XIV Storage System

30 Apr 2015, Redpapers ... With the announcement of vSphere 6.0, VMware also officially released support for the vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVOL) architecture. VVOL allows more efficient operations and control of external storage resources, such as the IBM® XIV® ...

Using IBM DS8870 in an OpenStack Environment

17 Jul 2015, Redpapers ... With the availability of the IBM® Storage Driver for OpenStack, the IBM DS8870 can offer a range of capabilities that enable more effective storage automation deployments in to private or public clouds. Enabling OpenStack with DS8870 ...

Implementing FlashSystem 840 with SAN Volume Controller

22 Sep 2014, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide describes the benefits that are gained by integrating IBM FlashSystem™ 840 storage into IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller environments. Changes in the latest update as of 09/2014: -Updated to ...

IBM Hyper-Scale in XIV Storage

24 Nov 2014, Redpapers ... Organizations are struggling with an unprecedented surge in data, both user-created and machine-created. With an increasing reliance on this rapidly growing data, effective scaling of data storage represents a key challenge for all ...

Deploying IBM FlashSystem V840 Storage in a VMware and Cloud Environment

3 Sep 2015, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes how to implement a cloud-based solution with IBM FlashSystem™ V840 in a VMware and IBM Storage Integration Server environment. It walks the reader through planning, setup, configuration, and ...

Storage and Network Convergence Using FCoE and iSCSI

18 Jul 2014, Redbooks ... Along with servers and networking infrastructure, networked storage is one of the fundamental components of a modern data center. Because storage networking has evolved over the past two decades, the industry has settled on the basic ...

IBM Flex System V7000 Storage Node

12 Mar 2014, Product Guide ... IBM® Flex System™ V7000 Storage Node complements the next generation of integrated systems and is built on the industry-leading storage virtualization and efficiency capabilities of IBM Storwize® V7000 while being physically integrated ...

IBM FlashSystem 820 Running in an IBM StorwizeV7000 Environment

10 Dec 2013, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide provides an overview of IBM FlashSystem™ 820 integrated as back-end storage with IBM Storwize V7000. The benefits of this solution include improved performance and decreased power usage as much as ...

Designing a Reference Architecture for Virtualized Environments Using IBM System Storage N series

6 Feb 2013, Solution Guide ... The IBM® System Storage® N series Reference Architecture provides deployment guidelines, workload estimates, and preferred practices for clients who want a proven IBM technology stack for VMware environments. The result is a Reference ...

Using the IBM DS8870 in an OpenStack Cloud Environment

21 Jan 2014, Solution Guide ... The IBM® DS8870 comes with characteristics and functions that make it an ideal storage foundation for building a workload-aware cloud, especially with the availability of the IBM Storage Driver for OpenStack. The IBM Storage Driver for ...

Optimize your investments with IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center and IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

8 Jun 2015, Solution Guide ... IBM® SmartCloud® Virtual Storage Center V5.2 enables easy migration to agile, cloud-based storage environments. This solution comprises the advanced functions available in IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, IBM System Storage® SAN ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller Stretched Cluster with PowerVM and PowerHA

18 Nov 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM Storage Area Network and IBM SAN Volume Controller Stretched Cluster solution when combined with PowerVM® and PowerHA®. We describe guidelines, settings, and the implementation steps that ...

IBM Real-time Compression Appliance Version 4.1

2 Apr 2013, Redbooks ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM is introducing the IBM Real-time Compression Appliance for NAS, an innovative new storage offering that delivers essential storage efficiency ...

IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability

18 Jun 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information for attaching the IBM XIV® Storage System to various host operating system platforms, including IBM i. The book provides information and references for combining the XIV Storage System ...

IBM System Storage TS7600 with ProtecTIER Version 3.3

7 Feb 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM solution for data deduplication, the IBM System Storage® TS7650G IBM ProtecTIER® Deduplication Gateway, and the IBM TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express. This solution consists ...

IBM Linear Tape File System Installation and Configuration

25 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... The IBM® Linear Tape File System™ (LTFS) is the first file system that works in conjunction with Linear Tape-Open (LTO) tape technology to set a new standard for ease of use and portability for open systems tape storage. In 2011, LTFS won ...

IBM System Storage DS8000: Host Attachment and Interoperability

14 Feb 2013, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses host attachment and interoperability considerations for the IBM System Storage® DS8000® series. Within this book, you can find information about the most popular host operating systems platforms, ...

Big Data Networked Storage Solution for Hadoop

12 Jul 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ provides a reference architecture, based on Apache Hadoop, to help businesses gain control over their data, meet tight service level agreements (SLAs) around their data applications, and turn data-driven insight into ...

Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments - Data Protection for VMware Deployment Guide

25 Nov 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication helps you to install, tailor, configure, and use IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager for Virtual Environments - Data Protection for VMware. The features of Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments - Data ...

IBM XIV Security with Data-at-Rest Encryption

11 Aug 2014, Redpapers ... With the ever-growing landscape of national, state, and local regulations, industry requirements, and increased security threats, ensuring the protection of an organization’s information is a key part of operating a successful ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller and IBM FlashSystem 820: Best Practices and Performance Capabilities

24 Jul 2013, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides information about the best practices and performance capabilities when implementing a storage solution using IBM System Storage® SAN Volume Controller (SVC) with IBM FlashSystem™ 820. SVC is a ...

IBM DS8870 and VMware Synergy

20 Aug 2013, Redpapers ... 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 ...

IBM XIV Storage System: IBM Hyper-Scale Mobility Overview and Usage

24 Jun 2013, Redpapers ... IBM® Hyper-Scale introduces two major new technologies, both implemented in the IBM XIV® Storage System (Gen3 models): The first is IBM Hyper-Scale Manager, a flexible, consolidated multi-system management application that was ...

IBM XIV Storage System Thin Provisioning and Space Reclamation

18 Jun 2013, Redpapers ... Thin provisioning is the practice of passing logical unit number (LUN) sizes up to application servers without actually reserving the total physical capacity of those LUNs for data storage. Thin provisioning is a popular feature ...

LDAP Authentication for IBM DS8000 Storage

29 Jul 2014, Redpapers ... The IBM® DS8000® series includes the option to replace the locally based user ID and password administration with a centralized directory based approach. This offers a single sign-on capability for multiple DS8000 servers and, possibly, ...

IBM DS8870 and NIST SP 800-131a Compliance

8 Apr 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes how the IBM DS8870 addresses compliance with the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-131a (SP 800-131a). This publication helps customers tailor and ...

Securing IBM HyperSwap and IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication Communication Using AT-TLS

22 Jul 2014, Redpapers ... IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center for Replication V5.2 can establish a connection to an IBM z/OS® server from a Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication distributed installation or from another z/OS installation that can ...

XIV Storage System: A look into Fibre Channel and iSCSI Performance

26 Feb 2014, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication presents the results of head-to-head performance testing of 10 Gb iSCSI and 8 Gb Fibre Channel accessing a Gen3 XIV® and running various workloads. The goal of these tests was to determine the relative ...

Reference Architectures for IBM Real-time Compression Technology

10 Jan 2014, Redpapers ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® is introducing the IBM Real-time Compression™ Appliances for NAS, an innovative new storage offering that delivers essential storage ...

Harnessing the Power of ProtecTIER and Tivoli Storage Manager

19 Aug 2014, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you install, tailor, and configure IBM ProtecTIER® products with IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager to harness the performance and the power of the two products working together as a data protection ...

Scale Out Network Attached Storage Monitoring

21 Aug 2014, Redbooks ... Monitoring of your Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) cluster resources is key to ensuring that all components are functioning at their optimum level. There are a variety of tools available to help collect valuable resource ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager as a Data Protection Solution

15 Aug 2014, Redbooks ... When you hear IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager, the first thing that you typically think of is data backup. Tivoli Storage Manager is the premier storage management solution for mixed platform environments. Businesses face a tidal wave of ...

Windows Multipathing Options with System Storage N series

29 Apr 2011, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ provides a description of the various multipathing options available for iSCSI and Fibre Channel SANs on Microsoft® Windows® in conjunction with Data ONTAP®. The pros and cons of each solution are discussed with the ...

SnapManager 2.0 for Virtual Infrastructure Best Practices

29 Sep 2010, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides best practices for the IBM System Storage N sereis and SnapManager® for Virtual Infrastructure 2.0 (SMVI). We address the resource utilization issues typically found within virtual environments by ...

IBM System Storage N series MultiStore Discovery, Monitoring, and Reporting in Operations Manager

30 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... IBM system storage networking and storage resources can be partitioned, with the help of Data ONTAP MultiStore technology, into virtual filers. Each virtual filer logically appears on the network as a separate storage resource. More ...

IBM System Storage N series and Microsoft Hyper-V Provisioning

13 Jun 2011, Redpapers ... Virtual infrastructure solutions, such as Microsoft Hyper-V, empower IT organizations to rapidly deploy virtual machines in all phases: development, test, and production. The tasks involved to deploy virtual machines usually generate many ...

IBM System Storage N series Operations Manager Sizing and Installation Guide

3 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... The purpose of this IBM® Redpaper is to provide the necessary information to allow Operations Manager Administrators to effectively choose the correct system for hosting the Operations Manager server. This Redpaper also tells them how to ...

DS8000 Terms and Concepts

17 May 2005, Web Doc ... The DS8000 introduces new architecture design and virtualization concepts. This technote is a glossary of the specific terms used to describe the hardware and the virtualization hierarchy in the ...

IBM DB2 9 on AIX 5L with NFS, iSCSI, and FCP using IBM System Storage N series

11 Jun 2007, Redpapers ... Currently, Ethernet bandwidth is eclipsing Fibre Channel and the cost of Ethernet is becoming more affordable than Fibre Channel. One question that has arisen is how NFS and iSCSI perform in comparison to FCP. This IBM Redpaper provides a ...

Implementing the SVC in an OEM Environment

29 Mar 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks document describes how to plan and perform integration of the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) in existing OEM storage environments. The first part of the book covers topics that apply to any OEM environment. It begins ...

IBM System Storage b-type Multiprotocol Routing: An Introduction and Implementation

11 Mar 2011, Redbooks ... The rapid spread and adoption of production storage area networks (SANs) has fueled the need for multiprotocol routers. The routers provide improved scalability, security, and manageability by enabling devices in separate SAN fabrics to ...

Installing the Microsoft Hyper-V Failover Cluster on N series

7 Feb 2009, Redpapers ... IBM® System Storage™ N series offers a wealth of data protection, high availability, and multiprotocol and performance features. By installing the Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Hyper-V™ failover cluster on the N series you create a ...

Managing Unified Storage with IBM System Storage N series Operation Manager

4 Aug 2009, Redbooks ... IBM® System Storage™ N series with Operations Manager software offers comprehensive monitoring and management for N series enterprise storage and content delivery environments. Operations Manager is designed to provide alerts, reports, ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller 4.2.1 Cache Partitioning

30 Apr 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM redpaper discusses the cache partitioning feature added to the IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) version 4.2.1. In this redpaper we briefly describe the functions of a read and write cache, including an explanation of the ...

Implementing the SAN10Q-2

2 Jan 2008, Redpapers ... How to implement the ...

An Introduction to Fibre Channel over Ethernet, and Fibre Channel over Convergence Enhanced Ethernet

18 Mar 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper™ publication provides a brief introduction to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Fibre Channel over Convergence Enhanced Ethernet (FCoCEE). ...

VMware Multipathing with the SAN Volume Controller and the Causes of SCSI-2 Reservation Conflicts

18 Dec 2009, Redpapers ... In order to provide a reliable connection between VMware ESX hosts and their disk storage, multiple paths through the SAN are required. This is accomplished by using multiple host bus adapters (HBAs) on the host, multiple ports on the disk ...

Implementing an IBM/Cisco SAN

9 Mar 2009, Redbooks ... "Do everything that is necessary and absolutely nothing that is not." In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, which is an update and major revision of the previous version, we have consolidated as much of the critical information as possible ...

IBM System Storage DS8000: z/OS Distributed Data Backup

16 Nov 2010, Redpapers ... Many IBM® customers have shown interest in a solution that allows them to use the powerful backup and restore facilities on their IBM System z® host to back up and restore LUNs created for open system hosts using a Fixed Block Architecture ...

Implementing an IBM b-type SAN with 8 Gbps Directors and Switches

1 Apr 2011, Redbooks ... "Do everything that is necessary and absolutely nothing that is not." This IBM® Redbooks® publication, written at a Data Center Fabric Manager v10.1.4 and Fabric Operating System v6.4 level, consolidates critical information while also ...

Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch

7 Mar 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication covers the IBM System Storage® SAN32B-E4 Encryption Switch, which is a high-performance stand-alone device designed to protect data-at-rest in mission-critical environments. In addition to helping IT ...

DFSMS V1.10 and EAV Technical Guide

25 Sep 2009, Redbooks ... Each release of DFSMS builds upon the previous version to provide enhanced storage management, data access, device support, program management, and distributed data access for the z/OS® platform in a system-managed storage ...

Space Reclamation in IBM XIV with Windows 2012

23 Jul 2013, Web Doc ... After a host writes to a thin provisioned volume, the physical capacity is allocated to the host file system. Unfortunately, if the host deletes the file, only the host file system frees up that space. The physical capacity of the storage ...

Implementing IBM Storage Data Deduplication Solutions

24 Mar 2011, Redbooks ... Until now, the only way to capture, store, and effectively retain constantly growing amounts of enterprise data was to add more disk space to the storage infrastructure, an approach that can quickly become cost-prohibitive as information ...

IBM System Storage Business Continuity Solution Selection Methodology

6 Apr 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper will help you design a Business Continuity solution and presents a Business Continuity Solution Selection Methodology to assist in this process. It also provides information about IBM System Storage products that you can ...

IBM System Storage: Planning for Heterogeneous IT Business Continuity

22 Mar 2007, Redpapers ... Today’s business world involves acquisitions, mergers, and a very fast pace of change in an on demand world. As customer environments continue to proliferate, a major future trend in customer Business Continuity requirements is ...

CATIA V5 Deployments with IBM N series Solutions

1 Oct 2007, Redpapers ... IBM System Storage N series delivers a fast and efficient storage infrastructure for support of CATIA deployments. New installs or upgrades of CATIA can be quickly and easily deployed on IBM N series storage systems infrastructure using a ...

Optimizing Storage Performance, Provisioning, and Manageability for Microsoft SQL Server

28 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... Microsoft SQL Server has become very popular as a database environment driving a broad range of mid-level business applications, ranging from Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to eCommerce and from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) ...

IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 2 Solutions Guide

9 Jun 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication is a companion to IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 1 Planning Guide, SG24-6547 . We assume that the reader of this book has understood the concepts of Business Continuity planning described in that ...

IBM System Storage N series SnapVault Best Practices Guide

15 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper guides you in implementing SnapVault technology. It provides step-by-step configuration examples, and gives recommendations to help you design an optimal SnapVault solution. This document is intended for field personnel ...

IBM System Storage N series MetroCluster Planning Guide

23 Jan 2007, Redpapers ... The purpose of this IBM Redpaper is to present a guide for planning the upgrade of an Active/Active configuration to a MetroCluster. This document is intended to be a supplement to the standard Active/Active Configuration Guide, IBM ...

IBM System Storage Business Continuity: Part 1 Planning Guide

6 Mar 2007, Redbooks ... A disruption to your critical business processes could leave the entire business exposed. Today's organizations face ever-escalating customer demands and expectations. There is no room for downtime. You need to provide your customers with ...

IBM System Storage Business Continuity Solutions Overview

15 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication presents an overview and descriptions of IBM System Storage Business Continuity Solutions for Backup / Restore, Rapid Data Recovery, and Continuous Availability. IT Business Continuity concepts are discussed; ...

Entry SAN Switches: SAN16B-2 Implementation

8 May 2006, Redpapers ... A step-by-step guide to implementing the SAN16B-2 in a Windows and DS400 ...

ILM Library: Information Lifecycle Management Best Practices Guide

4 Feb 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication focuses on business requirements for information retention. We provide practical recommendations for implementing a robust information management strategy. We also investigate the interactions of the various ...

Resizing the Root Volume on IBM System Storage N series

9 Jul 2006, Redpapers ... In this IBM Redpaper we describe the default volume configurations for the IBM System Storage N3700 and the attributes associated with them. We also discuss alternatives for those customers with limited resources or smaller businesses and ...

N Series SnapManager with Microsoft SQL

10 Aug 2006, Redpapers ... Backup and recovery of a SQL Server database is tightly associated with a the physical layout of the database. Understanding the layout is critical when you are consolidating multiple SQL Server instances and databases, and it is an ...

Using IBM DB2 UDB with IBM System Storage N series

17 Dec 2006, Redbooks ... Database cloning is the process by which you create an exact copy of a DB2 database, either by physically copying the data or by performing what is known as a redirected restore. Database cloning is performed frequently by database ...

IBM System Storage N series File System Design for an NFS File Server

9 Feb 2006, Redpapers ... The IBM® System Storage N series is specifically designed to be used for Network File System (NFS) file servers. The requirements for a file system operating in an NFS file server environment are different from those for a general purpose ...

IBM System Storage N Series Implementation of RAID Double Parity for Data Protection

6 Oct 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper discusses the implementation of RAID double parity in IBM System Storage N series. The following topics are covered: - The need for RAID-DP - How RAID-DP works - Protection levels with RAID-DP To date, RAID technology, ...

IBM System Storage N Series SnapMirror

26 Jul 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the features and capabilities of SnapMirror, and describes how SnapMirror technology can be used in an IBM System Storage N Series environment to achieve enterprise data protection. SnapMirror ...

Data Migration to IBM Disk Storage Systems

23 Feb 2012, Redbooks ... Data migration has become a mandatory and regular activity for most data centers. Companies need to migrate data not only when technology needs to be replaced, but also for consolidation, load balancing, and disaster recovery. This IBM ...

Planning for the Unplanned: DB2 9 Disaster Recovery with IBM System Storage N series

14 May 2008, Redpapers ... As the need for uninterrupted availability of enterprise data is growing, more businesses are striving for 24x7 system availability and can’t afford any downtime. In this era of continuous information availability, the complete and rapid ...

Operations Manager 3.7 for IBM System Storage N series

15 Sep 2008, Redpapers ... The purpose of this IBM® Redpaper is to explain how N series Operations Manager 3.7 and later performs MultiStore® discovery, monitoring, and reporting. The paper describes new features, services, report catalogs, and command line ...

Introducing the IBM Grid Access Manager

2 May 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication gives an introduction to archiving and IBM System Storage™ Multilevel Grid Access Manager (GAM) software. It also covers Multilevel Grid Access Manager product and service offerings. IBM System Storage ...

Data Protection Strategies in IBM System Storage N Series

11 Jun 2008, Redbooks ... Systems fail, users accidentally delete files, natural disasters occur, and mistakes happen. Businesses are losing critical data. One of the most important questions IT management must ask is, "What is my data recovery plan?" IBM® System ...

IBM System Storage DR550 V4.5 Setup and Implementation

7 Jul 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication explores the characteristics of the various DR550 models with details about how the different elements are initially configured. It explains and illustrates the additional configuration tasks required to ...

Backing Up Databases Using ADSMPIPE and the TSM API: Examples Using Linux

10 Mar 2005, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes how you can use the IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager (TSM) application programming interface (API) with the ADSMPIPE utility to perform online backups of various databases. This process eliminates dumping data to a ...

IBM Real-Time Compression Appliance: New Features in Version 3.9

30 Aug 2012, Redpapers ... IBM® continues its commitment to develop and deliver industry-leading storage technology by introducing the IBM Real-Time Compression Appliances for network-attached storage (NAS). This innovative new storage offering delivers essential ...

IBM Real Time Compression Appliance: What is new in RTCA Version 3.8

16 May 2012, Redpapers ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM Real-time Compression Appliances for NAS, which is an innovative new storage offering that delivers essential storage ...

IBM System Storage N series Data Compression and Deduplication: Data ONTAP 8.1 Operating in 7-Mode

28 Jul 2012, Redbooks ... One of the biggest challenges for companies today continues to be the cost of data storage, which is a large and rapidly growing IT expense. IBM® System Storage® N series incorporates a variety of storage efficiency technologies to help ...

Solid-State Drive Caching in the IBM XIV Storage System

10 May 2012, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ publication provides information about the implementation and use of solid-state drives (SSDs) in IBM XIV® Storage System XIV Generation 3 (Gen3), running XIV software version 11.1.0 or later. In the XIV system, SSDs ...

IBM Real Time Compression Appliance Application Integration Guide

18 Jul 2012, Redbooks ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® is introducing the IBM Real-time Compression Appliances for NAS, an innovative new storage offering that delivers essential storage ...

NAS / N series Solution Design for Real-time Compression Appliances

3 Sep 2011, Redpapers ... Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® is introducing the IBM Real-time Compression Appliances (RTCA) for NAS, an innovative new storage offering that delivers essential storage ...

IBM System Storage N series with VMware vSphere 4.1

9 Apr 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides a basic introduction to the IBM System Storage® N series, virtualization, and VMware. It explains how to use the N series with VMware vSphere 4 environments and the benefits of doing so. Examples ...

Introduction to IBM System Storage N series Data ONTAP 8.0

11 Jul 2010, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper™ document provides an introduction to Data ONTAP® 8.0 7-mode. It describes the enhanced functionality in the latest release and gives step-by-step guidance for new installation and to upgrade from Data ONTAP 7G. IBM ...

IBM System Storage N series Hardware Reference

1 Apr 2010, Redpapers ... In this IBM® Redpaper™ publication we include reference figures that are useful for selecting the needed hardware (HW) features before installing and configuring the systems. In particular, we provide figures of: -- N series appliance ...

N series Data Motion

27 Jan 2011, Redbooks ... As customers and service providers begin to consolidate more and more applications and workloads onto shared storage infrastructures, it becomes increasingly difficult to coordinate outages for planned downtime for things, such as ...

IBM System Storage N series and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

7 Feb 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper publication walks you through the steps required to set up Microsoft® Windows® 2008 Hyper-V™ and failover clustering on IBM System Storage™ N series. This configuration merges the high availability and data ...

Disaster Recovery Procedures for Microsoft SQL 2000 and 2005 using N series

16 Jun 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpaper gives a example of procedures to restore the Microsoft® SQL 2000 and 2005 using SnapManager® .There are options discussed that depend on the type of disaster, the type of data recovery, and the type of system on which ...

Microsoft Exchange Recovery using N series Snapshots

7 Jul 2008, Redpapers ... This Redpaper describes the procedure how to restore a snapshot from the SnapManager console. Restoring a N series snapshot will be required when some or all data in a particular Exchange store is corrupted or lost, and you would like to ...

IBM System Storage N series with Microsoft Clustering

15 May 2009, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication focuses on the benefits and interaction of the IBM System Storage™ N series with Microsoft® Clustering as well as clustered Nodes of MSSQL and Microsoft Exchange. The book also shows how the N series ...

IBM System Storage N series Reporting With Operations Manager

6 May 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides an introduction to custom reporting, a feature in Operations Manager. The book describes in detail the commands used to implement and manage custom reports, examples of reports, and reference ...

IBM System Storage N series Multiprotocol Use Guide

3 Sep 2007, Redbooks ... Many customer sites need to access data from both Windows and UNIX clients. For these environments, Data ONTAP has native multiprotocol support. After the user is authenticated on the network, if the user has both appropriate share or ...

Using the Linux NFS Client with IBM System Storage N series

28 May 2007, Redbooks ... This book will help you get the best from your Linux NFS clients when used in an environment that includes IBM System Storage N series products. It begins with a general discussion of Linux distributions and kernels, and includes a ...

IBM System Storage DS6000 Series: Architecture and Implementation

13 Nov 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes the architecture, implementation, and setup of the IBM System Storage DS6000 series of storage servers. The book itemizes the information needed to plan a successful installation, both from the ...

IBM System Storage N series MetroCluster

7 Jan 2008, Redpapers ... In this IBM Redpaper, we discuss the IBM® System Storage™ N series MetroCluster and how it extends Clustered Failover capabilities from a primary to a remote site. Replication of data from the primary site to the remote site using ...

IBM System Storage N series Best Practices for Secure Configuration

16 Dec 2008, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper provides guidelines for the secure configuration of IBM System Storage N series running Network Appliance Data ONTAP. It is intended for storage and security administrators that wish to improve the overall security ...

Using IBM System Storage N Series Technology and DB2 9 HADR to Build a Standby Database

8 Apr 2008, Redpapers ... DB2 customers using IBM N Series storage systems at the back end must take advantage of advanced features of Data ONTAP® such as SnapMirror, FlexVol™, FlexClone, and RAID-DP™ to ensure data availability and reliability. These features ...

IBM System Storage N Series for SAP

18 Mar 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication provides best practices for deploying IBM System Storage N series storage systems, in support of mySAP Business Suite solutions that run in UNIX and NFS environments that use a DB2 database. We address common ...

IBM System Storage N series Best Practice Guidelines for Oracle

3 May 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes best practice guidelines for running Oracle databases on IBM System Storage N series products with system platforms such as Solaris, HP/UX, AIX, Linux, and Microsoft Windows. It provides tips and ...

IBM System Storage N Series and Data ONTAP

13 Mar 2008, Redpapers ... Whenever an increasing number of clients in the customer base start to stress the architecture of the code, problems begin to occur. This paper discusses the NFS code redesign in Data ONTAP® 7.2.1 that was introduced to provide better ...

IBM System Storage N Series with MultiStore and SnapMover

21 Aug 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes how IBM System Storage N series with MultiStore and SnapMover technology enables companies to better manage, consolidate, migrate, and replicate critical data with minimal effort and maximum return. It discusses ...

Infrastructure Simplification with IBM System Storage N Series

2 Aug 2006, Redpapers ... The signs of complexity are everywhere in modern data centers and modern storage environments. If your enterprise can make the move toward infrastructure simplification, it can contain expenses, enable business growth, and reduce ...

Managing IBM z/OS HyperSwap from IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for Open Systems

18 Dec 2013, Solution Guide ... This IBM® Redbooks® Solution Guide walks you through the process of setting up and using the solution of managing an IBM z/OS® HyperSwap® session from IBM Tivoli® Storage for Productivity Center for Replication for Open ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V4.1 Release Guide

18 Feb 2010, Redbooks ... IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center is a storage infrastructure management software product that can centralize, automate, and simplify the management of complex and heterogeneous storage environments. This IBM Redbooks® publication ...

IBM System Storage and Virtual File Manager

8 Dec 2008, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how IBM System Storage N series Virtual File Manager (VFM) logically aggregates user file data distributed across heterogeneous environments and provides administrators with tools and policies to ...

Setting up CIFS and Joining the Active Directory

28 Jan 2007, Redpapers ... This IBM Redpaper describes basic methods to join an IBM System Storage N series system with Data ONTAP to a Microsoft Active Directory domain with a Microsoft Windows 2003 ...

An Introduction to FlexClone Volumes

31 Jan 2006, Redpapers ... A N Series FlexClone volume is a writable point-in-time image of a FlexVol volume or another FlexClone volume. FlexClone volumes add a new level of agility and efficiency to storage operations. They take only a few seconds to create and ...

Introduction to Storage Infrastructure Simplification

20 Feb 2006, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication introduces Infrastructure Simplification. Infrastructure Simplification is the methodology of analyzing the complete enterprise: business processes, workflow environment end-to-end, and IT for ...

IBM System Storage TS7650, TS7650G, and TS7610

26 Oct 2011, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM solution for data deduplication, the IBM System Storage® TS7650G ProtecTIER® Deduplication Gateway, and the IBM System Storage TS7650 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance. This solution ...

VMware Proof of Practice and Performance Guidelines on the SAN Volume Controller

18 Dec 2009, Redpapers ... This IBM® Redpapers™ publication presents the results of I/O performance tests conducted using VMware ESX running on IBM System x® servers attached to the IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume Controller (SVC). We show the results of tests ...

IBM SAN Volume Controller and Brocade Disaster Recovery Solutions for VMware

18 Dec 2009, Redpapers ... In this IBM® Redpapers™ publication, we describe various scenarios for the recovery of virtual machines should a disaster befall your data center. The solutions described rely on the integration of the IBM System Storage™ SAN Volume ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for System z

6 May 2014, Redbooks ... IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center for Replication provides support for the advanced copy services capabilities on the DS8000® and DS6000™, in addition to the support for SAN Volume Controller. This support focuses on automating ...

DS8800 Performance Monitoring and Tuning

14 Sep 2012, Redbooks ... This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides guidance about how to configure, monitor, and manage your IBM System Storage® DS8800 and DS8700 storage systems to achieve optimum performance. It describes the DS8800 and DS8700 performance ...

IBM System Storage DS8000 Series: IBM FlashCopy SE

23 Oct 2009, Redpapers ... In October 2007, IBM® announced a space efficient FlashCopy® capability for the DS8000™ platform. We call this new function IBM FlashCopy SE. It is a licensed function of the DS8000 family. It does not replace, but rather complements the ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Implementation Guide

21 Dec 2007, Redbooks ... This IBM Redbooks publication describes how to integrate, install, configure, and operate the very latest IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Release 5.3 in heterogeneous environments. You will learn how to implement and operate IBM Tivoli Storage ...

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Technical Guide

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