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IBM System Storage N Series SnapMirror

An IBM Redbooks publication

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Published on 27 July 2006

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ISBN-10: 0738497231
ISBN-13: 9780738497235
IBM Form #: SG24-7260-00

Authors: Alex Osuna and Chrisanthy Carlane

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    This IBM Redbooks publication introduces the features and capabilities of SnapMirror, and describes how SnapMirror technology can be used in an IBM System Storage N Series environment to achieve enterprise data protection.

    SnapMirror provides a fast and flexible enterprise solution for mirroring or replicating data over local area, wide area, and Fibre Channel networks. By providing a simple solution for replicating data, SnapMirror addresses several critical application areas, including disaster recovery, remote data access, simulating production environments for testing purposes, creating remote archives, and load sharing.

    This book is intended for IT professionals who are evaluating SnapMirror technology as well as those who are deploying and architecting a SnapMirror solution.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Basics of SnapMirror

    Chapter 2. SnapMirror best practices and behaviors

    Chapter 3. SnapMirror integration with other N series storage system features

    Chapter 4. Moving SnapMirror sources for volume- and qtree-based SnapMirror

    Chapter 5. Disaster recovery failover procedures and examples

    Chapter 6. LREP and SnapMirror


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