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IBM Virtualization Engine TS7500: Planning, Implementation, and Usage Guide

An IBM Redbooks publication

Note: This is publication is now archived. For reference only.


Published on 20 November 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738431834
ISBN-13: 9780738431833
IBM Form #: SG24-7520-01

Authors: Babette Haeusser, Nikhil Bagalkotkar, Ullrich Mahlo, Daniel Wendler and Youn-Ho Yang

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes IBM Virtualization Engine™ TS7500 and helps you plan, implement, and use the TS7500. This version of the book has been updated with the latest enhancements to the TS7520 and now also includes the TS7530 functions and features.

    This books is intended for system programmers, storage administrators, hardware and software planners, and other IT personnel involved in planning, implementing, and operating the TS7500 Virtualization Engine as well as anyone seeking detailed technical information about the TS7520 and the TS7530 versions of the Virtualization Engine.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Introducing the TS7500 Virtualization Engine

    Chapter 1. The TS7500 Virtualization Engine

    Chapter 2. Backup architecture

    Part 2. TS7500 architecture and planning

    Chapter 3. TS7530 components and features

    Chapter 4. TS7520 architecture

    Chapter 5. Configuration and planning

    Part 3. Setting up the TS7500

    Chapter 6. Initial setup

    Chapter 7. Enhanced setup

    Part 4. Using, operating, and upgrading TS7500

    Chapter 8. Using TS7530 with Tivoli Storage Manager

    Chapter 9. Using TS7500 with i5/OS

    Chapter 10. Using TS7530 with other backup systems

    Chapter 11. Reporting and monitoring

    Chapter 12. Operation

    Chapter 13. Upgrade and migration considerations

    Part 5. Appendices

    Appendix A. Introduction to IBM Open System Tape

    Appendix B. IBM Integrated Removable Media Manager (IRMM) product overview

    Appendix C. Feature codes

    Appendix D. Installation and implementation checklists


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