IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication on Linux

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Published on May 29, 2007

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ISBN-10: 073848637X
ISBN-13: 9780738486376
IBM Form #: SG24-7411-00


Authors: Mary Lovelace, Werner Bauer, Andrew Bentley, Ivo Gomilsek and Paulina Martinez

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    Abstract

    IBM TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication Version 3,Release 1 brings support for the advanced copy services capabilities on the DS8000 and DS6000, in addition to the support for ESS model 800 and SVC. This support focuses on automating administration and configuration of these services, operational control (starting, suspending, resuming) copy services tasks and monitoring and managing the copy services sessions.

    In addition to the support for FlashCopy and Metro Mirror, TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication V3R1 supports Global Mirror on the ESS800, DS8000, and DS6000 hardware platforms. Advanced disaster recovery functions are also supported with failover/failback (planned and unplanned) from a primary site to a disaster recovery site.

    TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication also can monitor the performance of the copy services that provide a measurement of the amount of replication and the amount of time that is required to complete the replication operations.

    This IBM Redbooks publication provides the information you need to install TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication and create and manage replication sessions on Linux. Scenarios are provided that document our work in the laboratory setting, using the GUI and CLI.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication introduction

    Chapter 2. TPC for Replication planning

    Chapter 3. Installation on Linux

    Chapter 4. Configuration and usage basics on Linux

    Chapter 5. Configuring and using TotalStorage Productivity Center for Replication on Linux

    Chapter 6. Useful hints and tips

     

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