Last updated on May 05, 2022
IBM Form #: SG24-8520-00
Authors: Barry Whyte, Denis Ol’shanskiy, Dharmesh Kamdar, Guillaume Legmar, Hartmut Lonzer, John Nycz, Jon Herd, Konrad Trojok, Mandy A Stevens, Paresh Chudasma, Reginald D’Souza, Ron Verbeek, Sabine Gronert, Stephen Solewin, Uwe Schreiber, Vasfi Gucer
IBM® FlashSystem and IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) solutions incorporate some of the top IBM technologies that are typically found only in enterprise-class storage systems, which raise the standard for storage efficiency in midrange disk systems. These cutting-edge storage systems extend the comprehensive storage portfolio from IBM and can help change the way organizations address the ongoing information explosion.
This IBM Redbooks® publication introduces the features and functions of an IBM Spectrum® Virtualize V8.5 storage system through several examples. This book is aimed at pre-sales and post-sales technical support and marketing and storage administrators. It helps you understand the architecture, how to implement it, and how to take advantage of its industry-leading functions and features.
Chapter 1. Introduction and system overview
Chapter 2. Planning
Chapter 3. Initial configuration
Chapter 4. IBM Spectrum Virtualize GUI
Chapter 5. Storage pools
Chapter 6. Volumes
Chapter 7. Hosts
Chapter 8. Storage migration
Chapter 9. Advanced features for storage efficiency
Chapter 10. Advanced Copy Services
Chapter 11. Reliability, availability, and serviceability, monitoring and logging, and troubleshooting
Chapter 12. Security and encryption
Chapter 13. Automation and scripting
Appendix A. Performance data and statistics gathering
Appendix B. Terminology
Appendix C. Command-line interface setup
This material has not been submitted to any formal IBM test and is published AS IS. It has not been the subject of rigorous review. IBM assumes no responsibility for its accuracy or completeness. The use of this information or the implementation of any of these techniques is a client responsibility and depends upon the client's ability to evaluate and integrate them into the client's operational environment.