This IBM® Redbooks® publication details the configuration and best practices for using the IBM Storage FlashSystem® family of storage products within a VMware environment.
Topics illustrate planning, configuring, operations, and preferred practices that include integration of IBM Storage FlashSystem storage systems with the VMware vCloud suite of applications:
This book is intended for presales consulting engineers, sales engineers, and IBM clients who want to deploy IBM Storage FlashSystem storage systems in virtualized data centers that are based on VMware vSphere. This book is valid for IBM Storage FlashSystem storage systems running IBM Storage Virtualize Version 8.6.
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Host and storage connectivity
Chapter 3. Storage consumption
Chapter 4. VMware and IBM Storage Virtualize Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
Chapter 5. Embedded VASA Provider for Virtual Volumes
Chapter 6. Overview of the new IBM Storage plugin for vSphere
Chapter 7. IBM Storage Insights
Chapter 8. Integrating with VMware by using IBM Spectrum Connect
Chapter 9. Troubleshooting
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