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IBM z/OS Global Mirror Planning, Operations, and Best Practices

An IBM Redpaper publication


Published on 20 October 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738453501
ISBN-13: 9780738453507
IBM Form #: REDP-4878-00

Authors: Bertrand Dufrasne, Werner Bauer, Shu Xie and Roland Wolf

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    IBM® z/OS® Global Mirror (zGM), also known as Extended Remote Copy (XRC), is a combined hardware and software solution that offers the highest levels of continuous data availability in a disaster recovery (DR) and workload movement environment. Available for the IBM DS8000® Storage System, zGM provides an asynchronous remote copy solution.

    This IBM Redpaper™ publication takes you through best practices for planning, tuning, operating, and monitoring a zGM installation.

    This publication is intended for clients and storage administrators who need to understand and maintain a zGM environment.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. IBM z/OS Global Mirror overview

    Chapter 2. Considerations about z/OS Global Mirror planning

    Chapter 3. Scenarios for installation deployment and upgrade

    Chapter 4. Keeping your z/OS Global Mirror environment working correctly

    Chapter 5. Tuning z/OS Global Mirror

    Chapter 6. Scenarios for ongoing operations

    Chapter 7. Data migration

    Appendix A. Checklists for z/OS Global Mirror


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