IBM DS8900F Product Guide Release 9.1

An IBM Redbooks Product Guide

Published 17 December 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738459240
ISBN-13: 9780738459240
IBM Form #: REDP-5554-01
(36 pages)

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Authors: Peter Kimmel

Abstract

Built on over 50 years of enterprise storage expertise, the IBM® DS8000® series is the flagship of disk storage systems within the IBM System Storage portfolio.

As of October 2020, the DS8900F with DS8000 Release 9.1 is the latest addition. The DS8900F is an all-flash system exclusively, and it offers two classes:


  • DS8910F: Flexibility Class


The flexibility class delivers significant performance improvements compared to the previous IBM DS8880F generation.


  • DS8950F: Agility Class


The agility class is efficiently designed to consolidate all your mission-critical workloads for IBM Z®, IBM LinuxONE, IBM Power Systems, and distributed environments under a single all-flash storage solution.

This IBM Redbooks® Product Guide gives an overview of the features and functions that are available with the IBM DS8900F models running microcode Release 9.1 (Bundle 89.10 / Licensed Machine Code 7.9.10).

Table of contents

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Product highlights
Architecture and key components
DS8900F models
DS8900F weight specifications and dimensions
Other configuration features
Warranty information and upgrades
Model conversion
Scalable upgrades
Licensed functions
Remote code load
Call Home and remote support
Supported environments

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