IBM System Storage DS6000 Series: Copy Services with IBM System z

An IBM Redbooks publication


This IBM Redbooks publication will help you plan, install, and configure the IBM System Storage DS6000 Copy Services functions in System z environments, and provides the details you need to implement and manage these functions. The book includes hints and tips.
This document is intended to help you either to design and set up a new Copy Services installation, or to migrate from an existing installation. It also addresses functionality and terminology differences from other IBM Copy Services products.
You can read this book in conjunction with the book IBM System Storage DS6000 Series: Architecture and Implementation, SG24-6781 . You may also wish to refer to the companion book for the DS6000 that supports the configuration of the Copy Services functions in open systems environments, IBM System Storage DS6000 Series: Copy Services in Open Environments, SG24-6783 .

Table of contents

Part 1. Overview
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Copy Services architecture
Part 2. Interfaces
Chapter 3. DS Storage Manager
Chapter 4. DS Command-Line Interface
Chapter 5. System z interfaces
Part 3. FlashCopy
Chapter 6. FlashCopy overview
Chapter 7. FlashCopy options
Chapter 8. FlashCopy activation
Chapter 9. FlashCopy interfaces
Chapter 10. FlashCopy performance
Chapter 11. FlashCopy examples
Part 4. Metro Mirror
Chapter 12. Metro Mirror overview
Chapter 13. Metro Mirror options and configuration
Chapter 14. Metro Mirror interfaces
Chapter 15. Metro Mirror performance and scalability
Chapter 16. Metro Mirror examples
Part 5. Global Copy
Chapter 17. Global Copy overview
Chapter 18. Global Copy options and configuration
Chapter 19. Global Copy interfaces
Chapter 20. Global Copy performance and scalability
Chapter 21. Global Copy examples
Part 6. Global Mirror
Chapter 22. Global Mirror overview
Chapter 23. Global Mirror options and configuration
Chapter 24. Global Mirror interfaces
Chapter 25. Global Mirror performance and scalability
Chapter 26. Global Mirror examples
Part 7. Interoperability
Chapter 27. Combining Copy Service Functions
Chapter 28. Interoperability between DS6000 and DS8000
Chapter 29. Interoperability between DS6000 and ESS 800
Part 8. Solutions
Chapter 30. IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication
Chapter 31. IBM TotalStorage Rapid Data Recovery
Chapter 32. GDPS overview and positioning
Appendix A. Operating System Specifics
Appendix B. Concurrent Copy
Appendix C.SNMP notifications
Appendix D. Licensing
Appendix E. CLI migration


Publish Date
18 December 2006

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