IBM® Storwize® V7000 Unified is a virtualized storage system designed to consolidate block and file workloads into a single storage system for simplicity of management, reduced cost, highly scalable capacity, performance and high availability. IBM Storwize V7000 Unified Storage also offers improved efficiency and flexibility through built-in solid state drive (SSD) optimization, thin provisioning, Real-time Compression™, and non-disruptive migration of data from existing storage. The system can virtualize and reuse existing disk systems offering a greater potential return on investment.
We suggest that readers familiarize themselves with the following books in order to get the best from this book:
Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 V6.3, SG24-7938
Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller V6.3, SG24-7933
Real-time Compression in SAN Volume Controller and Storwize V7000, REDP-4859
SONAS Implementation Guide and Best Practices Guide, SG24-7962
SONAS Concepts, Architecture, and Planning Guide, SG24-7963
Table of contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Terminology and file serving concepts
Chapter 3. Architecture and functions
Chapter 4. Access control for file serving clients
Chapter 5. Storage Virtualization
Chapter 6. NAS use cases, differences between SONAS and Storwize V7000 Unified
Chapter 7. IBM General Parallel File System
Chapter 8. Copy services overview
Chapter 9. GUI and CLI
Chapter 10. Planning for implementation
Chapter 11. Implementation
Chapter 12. Antivirus
Chapter 13. Performance and Monitoring
Chapter 14. Backup and Recovery
Chapter 15. Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Chapter 16. Real-time Compression in the IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
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