Published on 29 October 2019, updated 24 February 2021
IBM Form #: SG24-8426-00
Authors: Dino Quintero, Jose Martin Abeleira, Adriano Almeida, Bernhard Buehler, Primitivo Cervantes, Stuart Cunliffe, Jes Kiran, Byron Martinez Martinez, Antony Steel, Oscar Humberto Torres and Stefan Velica
This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM VM Recovery Manager for Power Systems, and addresses topics to help answer customers' complex high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) requirements for IBM AIX® and Linux on IBM Power Systems servers to help maximize systems' availability and resources, and provide technical documentation to transfer the how-to skills to users and support teams.
The IBM VM Recovery Manager for Power Systems product is an easy to use and economical HA and DR solution. Automation software, installation services, and remote-based software support help you streamline the process of recovery, which raises availability and recovery testing, and maintains a state-of-the-art HA and DR solution. Built-in functions and IBM Support can decrease the need for expert-level skills and shorten your recovery time objective (RTO), improve your recovery point objective (RPO), optimize backups, and better manage growing data volumes.
This book examines the IBM VM Recovery Manager solution, tools, documentation, and other resources that are available to help technical teams develop, implement, and support business resilience solutions in IBM VM Recovery Manager for IBM Power Systems environments.
This publication targets technical professionals (consultants, technical support staff, IT Architects, and IT Specialists) who are responsible for providing HA and DR solutions and support for IBM Power Systems.
Chapter 1. Introduction to high availability and disaster recovery
Chapter 2. IBM VM Recovery Manager High Availability components
Chapter 3. Planning and deploying IBM VM Recovery Manager High Availability for IBM Power Systems
Chapter 4. IBM VM Recovery Manager High Availability GUI deployment
Chapter 5. Test scenarios
Appendix A. Additional material