IBM System Storage DS8000: Host Attachment and Interoperability

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 07 February 2013, updated 14 February 2013

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ISBN-10: 073843759X
ISBN-13: 9780738437590
IBM Form #: SG24-8887-01
(308 pages)

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Authors: Axel Westphal, Bertrand Dufrasne, Juan Brandenburg, Jana Jamsek, Kai Jehnen, Steven Joseph, Massimo Olivieri, Ulrich Rendels, Mario Rodriguez


This IBM® Redbooks® publication addresses host attachment and interoperability considerations for the IBM System Storage® DS8000® series. Within this book, you can find information about the most popular host operating systems platforms, including Windows®, IBM AIX®, VIOS, Linux®, Solaris, HP-UX, VMware, Apple, and IBM z/OS®

The topics covered in this book target administrators or other technical personnel with a working knowledge of storage systems and a general understanding of open systems. You can use this book as guidance when installing, attaching, and configuring System Storage DS8000.

The practical, usage-oriented guidance provided in this book complements the IBM System Storage DS8000 Host Systems Attachment Guide, SC26-7917.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. General considerations
Chapter 2. Open systems considerations
Chapter 3. Windows considerations
Chapter 4. Virtual I/O Server considerations
Chapter 5. AIX considerations
Chapter 6. Linux considerations
Chapter 7. VMware vSphere considerations
Chapter 8. Apple considerations
Chapter 9. Solaris considerations
Chapter 10. HP-UX considerations
Chapter 11. IBM i considerations
Chapter 12. IBM System z considerations
Chapter 13. IBM SAN Volume Controller considerations

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