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What do June 5, 2021 and 12/31/1999 have in common for z/OS Advanced Storage tools?

While Year 2000 (Y2K) required a lot of preparation, June 5 th , 2021 also requires action to replace TEP JAVA Certificate which will expire. The Tivoli Enterprise Portal (TEP) is used as a graphic user interface for several of the Advanced Storage Tools for z/OS. It is the same interface used...

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The unique architecture of IBM DS8000

The IBM DS8000 family is the leader in the external storage market for mainframe environments; these reliable data systems have been deployed in business-critical environments for more than two decades, combining proven capabilities with technological innovation. Some of the most relevant...

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IBM Storage Insights: Are there best practices for deploying data collectors?

Yes there are! No matter how many -- or few -- storage devices that you plan to monitor with IBM Storage Insights, there are some rules of thumb that can help you when deploying data collectors. Before getting into the recommendations however , here's a quick refresher about...

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Changing the owner of your IBM Storage Insights service

(The following instructions were taken from the IBM Storage Insights Knowledge Center ) There might be cases where the person who “owns” the IBM Storage Insights service within your organization is leaving the company, moving to a different position, or needs to hand over responsibility to...

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Dear IBM Spectrum Control users, you might already have access to IBM Storage Insights

Are you an IBM Spectrum Control user and want a complementary #IBMCloud service that can transform your support experience for #IBMStorage, at no additional cost? Look no further than “IBM Storage Insights for IBM Spectrum Control”. Here are some quick Q&As to help you get started: ...

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IBM Storage Insights Getting Started Guide

Get up and running quickly with IBM Storage Insights! With our hassle-free startup, automated maintenance of the service in #IBMCloud, and a free trial, now’s a great time to get started. #IBMstorage #storageinsights #storage-insights

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IBM Storage Insights Knowledge Center

Your one-stop shop for all the technical content related to IBM Storage Insights, the IBM Cloud service that that can help you predict and prevent storage problems before they impact your business. #Storage #IBMstorage #storageinsights #storage-insights #ibmcloud

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Learn How These Clients are Using IBM Storage

Please check out these latest client references from IBM Storage. View all case studies here . University of Birmingham Driving innovative research forward by taking control of data Today’s research simulations are generating more data than ever before, a trend that shows no signs of...


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HBAのポートを複数ストレージで共有しても良いか?

サーバーのHBAポートが足りないので、1つのポートに複数種類のディスクやテープストレージを繋げたい、というシチュエーションがあるかと思います。 そもそも、この様な構成はサポートされるのか、問題ないのかについてイマイの見解を書きたいと思います。 まず、サポートされるか?ということですが、この点はグレイです。 過去のIBMストレージ装置である、FAStT、DS4000(懐かしい!!)などでは、Readmeなどに他のストレージ装置とHBAを共有することはサポートしない、という明確な記述がありました。 そう書いてあれば判断は楽なのですが...

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ディスクのセクターサイズに要注意

セクターとは簡単に言えば、ディスクに書き込む最小の単位です。 従来は、512byteがその最小単位となっていましたが、近年では容量効率や信頼性の点で優位性があるアドバンスド・フォーマットと呼ばれる4KBのディスクが出てきています。 セクターの詳細な説明についてはSeagateさんやGoogle先生にお任せします。 以下Seagateさんのサイトの説明です。 「アドバンスド・フォーマット4Kセクター・ハードディスク・ドライブへの移行」 https://www.seagate.com/jp/ja/tech-insights/advanced...

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