Scale Out Network Attached Storage Monitoring

A draft IBM Redbooks publication


Monitoring of your Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) cluster resources is key to ensuring all components are functioning at their optimum level. There are a variety of tools available to help collect valuable resource configuration, utilization, and performance information as well as capturing growth trends over time.

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides an introduction to several monitoring tools and how to use them. Scenarios for monitoring the SONAS environment using these tools are provided. The tools documented in this publication are SONAS built in monitoring, IBM Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center, Arxview Data Center Analytics Engine, and the Galileo Suite Storage Monitoring product.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. SONAS Monitoring procedures and tools
Chapter 2. Monitoring as a daily administration task
Chapter 3. Monitoring SONAS with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center
Chapter 4. Monitoring SONAS with Arxview
Chapter 5. Monitoring SONAS with Galileo
Chapter 6. Deep Dive scenarios


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