IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2 Release Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 October 2014

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ISBN-10: 0738439797
ISBN-13: 9780738439792
IBM Form #: SG24-8204-00
(340 pages)

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Authors: Karen Orlando, Paolo D'Angelo, Brian De Guia, Mary Lovelace, Curtis Neal, Christian Sonder, Markus Standau


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 SmartCloud® Virtual Storage Center (VSC) license with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center addresses new workloads that require massive scale and rapid pace, and accelerates business insight, by adding advanced analytics functions such as storage optimization, provisioning, and transformation.

This IBM Redbooks® publication is intended for storage administrators and users who are installing and using the features and functions in IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2. The information in this Redbooks publication can be used to plan for, install, and customize the components of Tivoli Storage Productivity Center in your storage infrastructure.

Note: This IBM Redbooks publication is written and based on Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.2.

Sections in this book that pertain to advanced analytics, including cloud configuration, provisioning, transforming volumes, and storage optimization all require the IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center license to be installed.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2 overview
Chapter 2. Installation and upgrade checklist and considerations
Chapter 3. Setting up authentication
Chapter 4. Server Resource Management
Chapter 5. Configuration and administration tasks
Chapter 6. Performance Management reporting
Chapter 7. Cloud configuration and provisioning
Chapter 8. Transforming volumes
Chapter 9. Storage optimization
Chapter 10. VMware vCenter Server configuration and use
Appendix A. Request for Enhancements

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