Data Protection Strategies in IBM System Storage N Series

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 11 June 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738431036
ISBN-13: 9780738431031
IBM Form #: SG24-7591-00
(90 pages)

Authors: Alex Osuna, Keith Knudson, Sakina Fakhruddin, Bobby Oommen


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 Storage™ N Series provides a variety of choices for data protection and recovery. This IBM Redbooks® publication addresses many available options, and recommends solutions for protecting data using the IBM System Storage N Series.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Data Protection in IBM System Storage N series
Chapter 2. Knowing your Data
Chapter 3. Snapshots
Chapter 4. FlexVol and FlexClone
Chapter 5. SnapMirror
Chapter 6. Metrocluster
Chapter 7. SnapVault
Chapter 8. SnapLock
Chapter 9. LockVault
Chapter 10. SnapRestore
Chapter 11. Summary of Recommendations

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