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28 November 2022

IBM FlashSystem 9500 Product Guide

This IBM® Redpaper® Product Guide describes the IBM FlashSystem® 9500 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It combines the performance of flash and a Non-Volatile …

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26 October 2022

IBM FlashSystem and VMware Implementation and Best Practices Guide

This IBM® Redbooks® publication details the configuration and best practices for using the IBM FlashSystem® family of storage products within a VMware environment. The first version of this book was …

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06 October 2022

IBM DS8000 Transparent Cloud Tiering (DS8000 Release 9.3)

IBM DFSMS and the IBM DS8000 added functionality to provide elements of serverless data movement, and for IBM z/OS® to communicate with a storage cloud. The function is known as Transparent Cloud …

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IBM FlashSystem 9500 Product Guide

28 November 2022, Redpaper

This IBM® Redpaper® Product Guide describes the IBM FlashSystem® 9500 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It combines the performance of flash and a Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe)-optimized architecture with the reliability and innovation of IBM FlashCore® technology and the rich feature set and high availability (HA) of IBM Spectrum® Virtualize. Often, ...


IBM FlashSystem and VMware Implementation and Best Practices Guide

26 October 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication details the configuration and best practices for using the IBM FlashSystem® family of storage products within a VMware environment. The first version of this book was published in 2021 and specifically addressed IBM Spectrum® Virtualize Version 8.4 with VMware vSphere 7.0. This second version of this book includes all the enhancements that are available with IBM ...


IBM DS8000 Transparent Cloud Tiering (DS8000 Release 9.3)

06 October 2022, Draft Redbooks

IBM DFSMS and the IBM DS8000 added functionality to provide elements of serverless data movement, and for IBM z/OS® to communicate with a storage cloud. The function is known as Transparent Cloud Tiering and is composed of the following key elements: A gateway in the DS8000, which allows the movement of data to and from Object Storage by using a network connection, with the option ...


IBM FlashSystem 5200 Product Guide

22 July 2022, Redpaper

This IBM® Redbooks® Product Guide publication describes the IBM FlashSystem® 5200 solution, which is a next-generation IBM FlashSystem control enclosure. It is an NVMe end-to-end platform that is targeted at the entry and midrange market and delivers the full capabilities of IBM FlashCore® technology. It also provides a rich set of software-defined storage (SDS) features that are delivered by ...


Implementing IBM FlashSystem with IBM Spectrum Virtualize V8.4

07 April 2022, Redbooks

Continuing its commitment to developing and delivering industry-leading storage technologies, IBM® introduces the IBM FlashSystem® solution that is powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.4. This innovative storage offering delivers essential storage efficiency technologies and exceptional ease of use and performance, all integrated into a compact, modular design that is offered at a competitive, ...


Implementation Guide for IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure Version 8.4.3

15 March 2022, Redbooks

IBM® Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud is now available on Microsoft Azure. With IBM Spectrum® Virtualize for Public Cloud 8.4.3, users can deploy a highly available two-node cluster running IBM Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on supported Microsoft Azure virtual machines (VMs). This all-inclusive, bring your own license (BYOL) software offering provides the ability to virtualize, ...


IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition V1.3.2.2: Installation and Configuration Guide

10 March 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication helps you with the planning, installation, and configuration of the new IBM Spectrum® Archive Enterprise Edition (EE) Version 1.3.2.2 for the IBM TS4500, IBM TS3500, IBM TS4300, and IBM TS3310 tape libraries. IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition enables the use of the LTFS for the policy management of tape as a storage tier in an IBM Spectrum Scale based ...


IBM FlashSystem Best Practices and Performance Guidelines for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4.2

02 February 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM FlashSystem® products that are powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize Version 8.4.2. These practices are based on field experience. This book highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) ...


IBM SAN Volume Controller Best Practices and Performance Guidelines for IBM Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4.2

17 January 2022, Redbooks

This IBM® Redbooks® publication captures several of the preferred practices and describes the performance gains that can be achieved by implementing the IBM SAN Volume Controller powered by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize Version 8.4.2. These practices are based on field experience. This book highlights configuration guidelines and preferred practices for the storage area network (SAN) topology, ...


Implementing the IBM FlashSystem with IBM Spectrum Virtualize Version 8.4.2

17 December 2021, Redbooks

IBM® FlashSystem solution incorporates some of the top IBM technologies that are typically found only in enterprise-class storage systems, which raises the standard for storage efficiency in midrange disk systems. This cutting-edge storage system extends the comprehensive storage portfolio from IBM and can help change the way organizations address the ongoing information explosion. This IBM ...

 
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