IBM Tivoli Storage Management Concepts

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Published 06 June 2006, updated 19 March 2007

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ISBN-10: 0738497029
ISBN-13: 9780738497020
IBM Form #: SG24-4877-04
(550 pages)

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Authors: Charlotte Brooks, Peter McFarlane, Norbert Pott, Martin Trcka, Eduardo Tomaz

Contributing companies: andersenIT; GC System


This IBM Redbooks publication describes the features and functions of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager. It introduces Tivoli Storage Management concepts for those new to storage management, in general, and to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, in particular.

This easy-to-follow guide gives a broad understanding of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager software, the key technologies to know, and the solutions available to protect your business. It offers a broad understanding of how IBM Tivoli Storage Manager will work in heterogeneous environments including Windows, UNIX/Linux, OS/400, and z/OS platforms, and with mission-critical applications such as DB/2, Oracle, Lotus Domino, Exchange, SAP, and many more.

The book introduces storage management software by explaining the concepts, architecture, and systems management features of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager and showing available complementary products. It will help you design solutions to protect data holdings from losses ranging from those caused by user error to complete site disasters.

Table of contents

Part 1. Storage management concepts
Chapter 1. Introduction to IBM Tivoli Storage Manager
Chapter 2. Business requirements
Chapter 3. Architectural concepts
Chapter 4. Planning concepts
Part 2. Client architecture
Chapter 5. Client data movement methods
Chapter 6. Backup-archive client
Chapter 7. API client
Chapter 8. HSM solutions
Part 3. Server architecture
Chapter 9. Policy management
Chapter 10. Scheduling
Chapter 11. Data storage
Chapter 12. Managing users and security levels
Chapter 13. Licensing
Chapter 14. Enterprise Management
Chapter 15. High availability clustering
Chapter 16. Disaster Recovery Manager
Chapter 17. Reporting
Part 4. Complementary products
Chapter 18. IBM Tivoli Continuous Data Protection for Files
Chapter 19. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Databases
Chapter 20. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Mail
Chapter 21. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager solutions for mySAP
Chapter 22. IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Applications
Chapter 23. Complementary products
Part 5. Appendixes
Appendix A. Planning and sizing worksheets

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