IBM PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Enterprise Edition for AIX

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 06 May 2013, updated 06 May 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738437875
ISBN-13: 9780738437873
IBM Form #: SG24-8106-00
(520 pages)

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Authors: Dino Quintero, Venkatesh Balappa, Shawn Bodily, Daniel de Souza Casali, Johann-Georg Dengel, Murali Dhandapani, Machi Hoshino, Jes Kiran, Kunal Langer, Paulo Sergio Lemes Queiroz, Matt Radford, Andrei Socoliuc, Neng Kuan Tu

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps strengthen high availability solutions for IBM Power Systems™ with IBM PowerHA® SystemMirror® Enterprise Edition (hardware, software, and tools) with a well-defined and documented deployment model within an IBM Power Systems environment, offering clients a planned foundation for a dynamic, highly available infrastructure for their enterprise applications.

This book addresses topics to leverage the strengths of IBM PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Enterprise Edition for AIX on IBM Power Systems to solve client application high availability challenges, and maximize system availability, and management. The book examines the tools, utilities, documentation, and other resources available to help the IBM technical teams provide solutions and support for IBM high availability solutions with IBM PowerHA in an IBM Power Systems environment.

This book is targeted toward technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) responsible for providing high availability solutions and support with IBM Power Systems and IBM PowerHA.

Table of contents

Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. Concepts and overview of the IBM PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Enterprise Edition
Chapter 2. Differences between IBM PowerHA SystemMirror Enterprise Edition version 6.1 and version 7.1.2
Chapter 3. Planning
Part 2. Campus style disaster recovery (stretched clusters)
Chapter 4. Implementing DS8800 HyperSwap
Chapter 5. Cross-site LVM mirroring with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Standard Edition
Part 3. Extended disaster recovery (linked clusters)
Chapter 6. Configuring PowerHA SystemMirror Enterprise Edition linked cluster with SVC replication
Chapter 7. Configuring PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Enterprise Edition with XIV replication
Part 4. System administration, monitoring, maintenance, and management
Chapter 8. Migrating to PowerHA SystemMirror 7.1.2 Enterprise Edition
Chapter 9. PowerHA 7.1.2 for IBM Systems Director plug-in enhancements
Chapter 10. Cluster partition management
Part 5. Appendices
Appendix A. Configuring IBM PowerHA SystemMirror with IPv6
Appendix B. DNS change for the IBM Systems Director environment with PoweHA

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