IBM® Spectrum Virtualize Software Version 7.8 provides software-defined storage capabilities across various platforms, including IBM SAN Volume Controller, IBM Storwize® V7000, Storwize V7000 (Unified), Storwize V5000, Storwize V3700, and Storwize V3500. These offerings help clients reduce the complexities and cost of managing their storage in the following ways:
In this IBM Redbooks® publication, which is aimed at storage administrators and technical professionals, we describe the IBM HyperSwap® capability in IBM Spectrum™ Virtualize Software V7.8. HyperSwap delivers high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) in one solution and reuses capital investments to achieve a range of recovery and management options that are transparent to host operations.
This book describes how you can use HyperSwap with VMware to create an environment that can withstand robust workloads.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Hardware and software description
Chapter 3. IBM System Storwize V7000 HyperSwap architecture
Chapter 4. Implementation
Chapter 5. VMware
Chapter 6. Storwize V7000 HyperSwap diagnostic and recovery guidelines