IBM DS8880 Product Guide (Release 8.3)

An IBM Redbooks Product Guide

Note: A new draft version of this publication is now available

Published 11 October 2017, updated 12 October 2017

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ISBN-10: 0738456403
ISBN-13: 9780738456409
IBM Form #: REDP-5344-02
(36 pages)

Authors: Bert Dufrasne


This IBM Redbooks® Product Guide gives an overview of the features and functions that are available with the IBM DS8880 models running microcode Release 8.3 (License Machine Code

The IBM DS8880 architecture relies on powerful IBM POWER8® processor-based servers that manage the cache to streamline disk input/output (I/O), maximizing performance and throughput. These capabilities are further enhanced with the availability of the second generation of high-performance flash enclosures (HPFE Gen-2).

The IBM DS8888, DS8886, and DS8884 models excel at supporting the IBM Z Enterprise server and IBM Power server environments, offering many synergy features.

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