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IBM Storage Insights: 3rd quarter updates have arrived!

IBM Storage Insights is built to deliver almost immediate results, then provide additional insights as it learns about your storage environment. It helps keep your storage online with automated identification of “best practice” violations. Automated environmental and predictive analytics from...


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Leading All Flash virtual tape technology now supporting low I/O latency workloads

Low latency workloads prescribe the need to optimize the process for very high volume of data messages with minimal delay (latency) supporting operations that require near real-time access to rapidly changing data. To demonstrate the value that clients put on latency, in 2007 a large...


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Setting up IBM Z and DS8000 Hardware Performance Monitoring Using Open Source Tools

Authors: Eric Reid and James Sahler eric.reid@ibm.com and sahlerj@ibm.com IBM Z Engineering System Test Introduction Performance monitoring is a key component of managing sysplex integrity, detecting problems, and capacity planning. However, in a complex environment...

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How to Add AI Insights and Data Resilience to your Mission-critical Operations

As organizations push through a series of imperatives in the wake of the pandemic, artificial intelligence (AI) continues to address urgent and immediate business priorities. AI allows to achieve stronger data-driven decisions; access deeper insights to provide improved customer care; and...


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Data Resilience with IBM I

In 1988, IBM released an operating system for for the OS/400 and since these early days, it has now become the operating system for the Power platform. This platform is one of the most powerful platforms on the market for business operations and has a very large customer base. Each time there...

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Challenges and solutions with storage tiering and backup in IBM Spectrum Scale file systems

In this blog article I describe some challenges and solutions when using storage tiering and backup functions in IBM Spectrum Scale file systems. The backup function is based on the IBM Spectrum Scale mmbackup program that performs file level backup using the IBM Spectrum Protect client and...

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Building Confidence with Data Resilience

Recovery is a big part of resiliency. Have the confidence to understand the weaknesses in your infrastructure, build the protection your data deserves, and craft the recovery plan you will need. Ken Mattingly knows about resilience. Fifty-one years ago, this month, the young astronaut was...

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Don't Forget to Register for IBM TechU!

IBM TechU 2021 virtual edition | 25-28 October Continue to learn. Reinvent yourself. Registration is open! IBM Systems brings you an improved digital experience for your training and continuous learning on the journey to Hybrid Cloud and AI. Join us for a technical classroom experience,...

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5 Things you probably didn’t know about data storage on tape

In a world of quickening pace, it is easy to get wrapped up in the music of high-performance nano bits and flash storage. The realism of compute and data is much more complex. As the case of the tortoise and the hare goes, slow and steady often wins the race. In this case we could conceivably...

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Architecting for Data Resilience

Data Resilience SpectrumCast - 1033 - Architecting for Data Resilience As you look to rearchitecting your data protection environment to ensure data resilience, you need to keep 4 things in mind. Tricia, Sean, Randy and Steve talk about the 4 necessary things to keep in mind when architecting...

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