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Storage Controller Health (SCH) Status Messages

What are Storage Controller Health Status Messages? The DS8K Storage Controller Health Message function sends alerts at the Logical Control Unit (LCU) level when resources are not available or under service. This process runs on both primary and secondary storage systems in a mirrored...

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What's New in Copy Services Manager 6.2.7

Originally posted by: RandyBlea In December, 2019 IBM GA'd the next version of IBM Copy Services Manager, version 6.2.7 Co p y S e r vi c e s M a na g e r 6 . 2.7 Down loa d IBM Copy Services Manager is a storage replication product that provides a single place to...

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First Step Into Quantum Computing: Hello World

Originally posted by: Th. Mühge „ The ‘paradox’ is only a conflict between reality and your feeling of what reality ‘ought to be ’“ Richard Feynman I was on the IBM Systems Technical University 2019 in Prague, were I got the chance to try out programming IBM Q for the first time. It is...

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Best practices managing files in tiered storage file systems with tape

Originally posted by: Nils Haustein By Nils Haustein, Khanh V Ngo Introduction A tiered storage system provides lower total cost of ownership for large volumes of data by storing data on the most appropriate storage tier (flash, disk and tape). Independent studies have demonstrated...

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What's New in Copy Services Manager 6.2.6

Originally posted by: RandyBlea In June, 2019 IBM GA'd the next version of IBM Copy Services Manager, version 6.2.6 Co p y S e r vi c e s M a na g e r 6 . 2. 6 Down loa d IBM Copy Services Manager is a storage replication product that provides a single place to manage...

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You cannot change the speed of light and flash storage may notice it

Originally posted by: smo You cannot change the speed of light and flash storage may notice it especially when using data replication between data centers With flash storage the distance between data center has more impact on the overall response time. Why?...

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Safeguarded Copy available for the DS8880 Family of Enterprise Storage

Safeguarded Copy is now available for the DS888x Family of Enterprise Storage with the recommended Bundle 88.51.53.0. Safeguarded Copy provides Cyber Resilience and protection from logical corruption - both accidental and malicious. Safeguarded Copy allows a client to store up to 500...

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Spectrum Protect Plus REST API basics & how to get started

Originally posted by: Daniel Wendler IBM Spectrum Protect Plus is a modern Data Protection and Data Reuse solution focused on Virtual Environments and Applications. This article provides an overview of the Spectrum Protect Plus REST API and explains how to get started with the API...

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Being better prepared for the next hurricane to come in North Carolina

Originally posted by: Th. Mühge “The question is not if another Hurricane will come. The question is when it will come again and how big it will be”.” I can’t believe how quickly the 4 weeks in North Carolina had flown by. Now I am back in my office at IBM in Kelsterbach and already...

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What's New in Copy Services Manager 6.2.5

Originally posted by: RandyBlea In March, 2019 IBM GA'd the next version of IBM Copy Services Manager, version 6.2.5 Cop y Se r vic e s M a nag e r 6 . 2.5 Down loa d IBM Copy Services Manager is a storage replication product that provides a single place to manage all...

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