IBM System Storage N Series SnapMirror

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 27 July 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738497231
ISBN-13: 9780738497235
IBM Form #: SG24-7260-00
(118 pages)

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Authors: Alex Osuna, Chrisanthy Carlane

Abstract

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 provides a fast and flexible enterprise solution for mirroring or replicating data over local area, wide area, and Fibre Channel networks. By providing a simple solution for replicating data, SnapMirror addresses several critical application areas, including disaster recovery, remote data access, simulating production environments for testing purposes, creating remote archives, and load sharing.
This book is intended for IT professionals who are evaluating SnapMirror technology as well as those who are deploying and architecting a SnapMirror solution.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Basics of SnapMirror
Chapter 2. SnapMirror best practices and behaviors
Chapter 3. SnapMirror integration with other N series storage system features
Chapter 4. Moving SnapMirror sources for volume- and qtree-based SnapMirror
Chapter 5. Disaster recovery failover procedures and examples
Chapter 6. LREP and SnapMirror

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