Showing documents 1 to 10 of 122  Next

Results per page: 5 | 10 | 20


cover image

IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Protecting Database Applications
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 22 Jul 2021, last updated 15 Oct 2021

IBM® Spectrum Protect Plus is a data protection solution that provides near-instant recovery, replication, retention management, and reuse for virtual machines, databases, and application backups in hybrid multicloud environments. This IBM Redpaper publication focuses on protecting database applications. IBM Spectrum® Protect Plus supports backup, restore, and data reuse for multiple databases, such as Oracle, IBM Db2®, MongoDB, Microsoft Exchange, and Microsoft SQL Server. Although other IBM Spectrum Protect Plus features focus on virtual environments, the database and application support ... [more]


cover image

Enhanced Cyber Resilience Threat Detection with IBM FlashSystem Safeguarded Copy and IBM QRadar
Flash storage

Blueprint, published 13 Aug 2021, last updated 15 Oct 2021

The focus of this document is to demonstrate an early threat detection by using IBM® QRadar® and the Safeguarded Copy feature that is available as part of IBM FlashSystem® and IBM SAN Volume Controller. Such early detection protects and quickly recovers the data if a cyberattack occurs. This document describes integrating IBM FlashSystem audit logs with IBM QRadar, and the configuration steps for IBM FlashSystem and IBM QRadar. It also explains how to use the IBM QRadar’s device support module (DSM) editor to normalize events and assign IBM QRadar identifier (QID) map to the events. Post ... [more]


cover image

IBM SAN Volume Controller Best Practices and Performance Guidelines
Software Defined Storage

Redbooks, published 15 Apr 2021, last updated 13 Oct 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM SAN Volume Controller powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.4. These practices are based on field experience. This book highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) topology, clustered system, back-end storage, storage pools, and managed disks, volumes, Remote Copy services, and hosts. Then, it provides performance guidelines for IBM SAN Volume Controller, back-end storage, and ... [more]


cover image

IBM FlashSystem Best Practices and Performance Guidelines
Software Defined Storage

Redbooks, published 13 May 2021, last updated 13 Oct 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM FlashSystem products. These practices are based on field experience. This book highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) topology, clustered system, back-end storage, storage pools and managed disks, volumes, remote copy services, and hosts. It explains how you can optimize disk performance with the IBM System Storage® Easy Tier® function. It also provides preferred practices for ... [more]


cover image

Implementation Guide for IBM Elastic Storage System 3200
Storage Solutions

Draft Redbooks, last updated 6 Oct 2021

This IBM® Redbooks® publication introduces and describes the IBM Elastic Storage® Server 3200 (ESS 3200) as a scalable, high-performance data and file management solution. The solution is built on proven IBM Spectrum® Scale technology. IBM Elastic Storage System 3200 is an all-Flash array platform. This storage platform uses NVMe-attached drives in ESS 3200 to provide significant performance improvements as compared to SAS-attached flash drives. This book provides a technical overview of the ESS 3200 solution and helps you to plan the installation of the environment. We also explain the use ... [more]


cover image

IBM Cloud Pak for Data with IBM Spectrum Scale Container Native
Cloud

Draft Redpaper, last updated 24 Sep 2021

This IBM® Redpaper publication describes configuration guidelines and best practices when using IBM Spectrum® Scale Container Native as storage provider for IBM Cloud® Pak® for Data on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. It also provides the steps to install IBM Db2® and several assemblies within IBM Cloud® Pak for Data including IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog, Watson Studio, DataStage®, Db2 Warehouse, Watson Machine Learning, Watson OpenScale, Data Virtualization, Data Management Console and Apache Spark. This IBM Redpaper publication was written for IT architects, IT specialists, ... [more]


cover image

IBM DS8900F Performance Best Practices and Monitoring
Hybrid Flash storage

Draft Redbooks, last updated 16 Sep 2021

One of the primary criteria in judging a storage server is performance, that is, how fast it responds to a read or write request from an application server. How well a storage server accomplishes this task depends on the design of its hardware, its firmware, and its configuration. This publication is intended for individuals who want to maximize the performance of their DS8900 storage systems and investigate the planning and monitoring tools that are ... [more]


cover image

Securing Data on Threat Detection by Using IBM Spectrum Scale and IBM QRadar: An Enhanced Cyber Resiliency Solution
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 13 Sep 2021

Having appropriate storage for hosting business-critical data and advanced Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software for deep inspection, detection, and prioritization of threats has become a necessity for any business. This IBM® Redpaper publication explains how the storage features of IBM Spectrum® Scale, when combined with the log analysis, deep inspection, and detection of threats that are provided by IBM QRadar®, help reduce the impact of incidents on business data. Such integration provides an excellent platform for hosting unstructured business data that is subject to ... [more]


cover image

IBM DS8000 Encryption for Data at Rest, Transparent Cloud Tiering, and Endpoint Security (DS8000 Release 9.2)
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 8 Sep 2021

The IBM® DS8000® supports encryption-capable drives. They are used with key management services (local or external) to allow encryption for data at rest. The use of encryption technology involves several considerations that are critical for you to understand to maintain the security and accessibility of encrypted data. This edition of this IBM Redpaper™ publication focuses on IBM Security™ Guardium Key Lifecycle Manager with the DS8000 Release 9.2 code or later and updated DS GUI for encryption functions. The DS8000 Release 9.2 code introduces support for local key management for data at ... [more]


cover image

Spectrum Protect Plus: Protecting Red Hat OpenShift Containerized Environments
Storage Solutions

Redpaper, published 27 Aug 2021, last updated 1 Sep 2021

This IBM® Redpaper® publication describes support for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform application data protection with IBM Spectrum® Protect Plus. It explains backup and restore operations for Persistent Volume data by using the Container Storage Interface plug-in. The paper starts with an introduction and overview of containers and Red Hat OpenShift, followed by a quick review of the IBM Spectrum Protect Plus architecture and functions. Readers who are familiar with any one of these topics can skip the corresponding chapters. Chapter 3 reviews the specific case of deploying Spectrum ... [more]


 Next

The above is a list of IBM Redbooks and Redpapers on Storage Solutions, showing most recently published first. IBM Redbooks publications are available for download in PDF and EPUB formats and most are also available on Google Play Books and Apple Books.



IBM Redbooks Badges
Redbooks Author Digital Badge

IBM Redbooks want technical practitioners to be recognized for their newly gained knowledge, experience and accomplishments.

Become an IBM certified Redbooks author

Follow IBM Redbooks

Follow IBM Redbooks