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OpenStack Swift

OpenStack Swift

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 15-OCT-2014

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Learn how to gain maximum benefit from Swift, the highly available, distributed, object/blob store for OpenStack. Written by members of the team who maintain Swift, this practical book gets system administrators up to speed on Swift’s use and administration, and includes advanced topics....

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IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 Technical Guide

IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 Technical Guide

By: Mary Lovelace; Mark Blunden; Daniel Frueh; Curtis Neal; Danijel Paulin; Christian Sonder; Markus Standau

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 08-APR-2014

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IBM® Tivoli® Storage Productivity Center V5.1 products offer storage infrastructure management that helps optimize storage management by centralizing, simplifying, automating, and optimizing storage tasks associated with storage systems, data disaster recovery, storage networks, and capacity management. IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 products include: IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center Select Edition V5.1 Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.1 is designed to provide device management capabilities,...

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DFSMSrmm Primer

DFSMSrmm Primer

By: Mary Lovelace; Norbert Schlumberger

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 25-MAR-2014

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DFSMSrmm from IBM® is the full function tape management system available in IBM OS/390® and IBM z/OS®. With DFSMSrmm, you can manage all types of tape media at the shelf, volume, and data set level, simplifying the tasks of your tape librarian. Are you a new DFSMSrmm user? Then, this IBM Redbooks® publication introduces you to the DFSMSrmm basic concepts and functions. You learn how to manage your tape environment by implementing the DFSMSrmm management policies. Are you already using DFSMSrmm? In that case, this publication provides the most up-to-date information about the new...

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IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

IBM SAN and SVC Stretched Cluster and VMware Solution Implementation

By: Jon Tate; Angelo Bernasconi; Torben Jensen; Ian MacQuarrie; Ole Rasmussen; Matthew Robinson; Steven Tong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 11-APR-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the IBM Storage Area Network and IBM SAN Volume Controller Stretched Cluster solution when combined with VMware. We describe guidelines, settings, and implementation steps necessary to achieve a satisfactory implementation. Business continuity and continuous application availability are among the top requirements for many organizations today. Advances in virtualization, storage, and networking have made enhanced business continuity possible. Information technology solutions can now be designed to manage both planned and unplanned outages, and the...

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IBM SAN Solution Design Best Practices for VMware vSphere ESXi

IBM SAN Solution Design Best Practices for VMware vSphere ESXi

By: Richard Kelley; Scheila Rossana Rinaldo Maliska; Leandro Torolho; Michael Voigt; Jon Tate

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 16-SEP-2013

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In this IBM® Redbooks® publication, we describe recommendations based on an IBM b-type storage area network (SAN) environment that is utilizing VMware vSphere ESXi. We describe the hardware and software and the unique features that they bring to the marketplace. We then highlight those features and how they apply to the SAN environment, and the best practices for ensuring that you get the best out of your SAN. For background reading, we recommend the following Redbooks publications: - Introduction to Storage Area Networks and System Networking, SG24-5470 - IBM System Storage SAN...

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IBM System Storage DS8700 Architecture and Implementation

IBM System Storage DS8700 Architecture and Implementation

By: Bertrand Dufrasne; Werner Bauer; Brenda Careaga; Jukka Myyrrylainen; Antonio Rainero; Paulus Usong

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2010

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage® DS8700 storage subsystem. This book has reference information that will help you plan for, install, and configure the DS8700 and also discusses the architecture and components. The DS8700 is the most advanced model in the IBM System Storage DS8000® series. It includes IBM POWER6®-based controllers, with a dual 2-way or dual 4-way processor complex implementation. Its extended connectivity, with up to 128 Fibre Channel/FICON® ports for host connections, make it suitable...

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Troubleshooting vSphere Storage

Troubleshooting vSphere Storage

By: Mike Preston

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

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Become a master at troubleshooting and solving common storage issues in your vSphere environment Identify key issues that affect vSphere storage visibility, performance, and capacity Comprehend the storage metrics and statistics that are collected in vSphere Get acquainted with the many vSphere features that can proactively protect your environment In Detail Virtualization has created a new role within IT departments everywhere; the vSphere administrator. vSphere administrators have long been managing more than just the hypervisor, they have quickly had to adapt to...

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Backing Up Oracle Using Tivoli Storage Management

Backing Up Oracle Using Tivoli Storage Management

By: Deirdre Hewgill; Art Balingit; Martin Bruegger; Wolfgang Postl; James Thompson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2001

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This IBM Redbooks publication is designed to assist Oracle Database administrators and system/storage administrators with Oracle backup solutions using Tivoli Storage Manager V4.1. The primary tool we used for backup and recovery is Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for Oracle V1.1, and the book covers setup and configuration of TDP as well as day-to-day management examples. Operating environments covered by the project are AIX, Sun Solaris, and Microsoft Windows 2000. We provide an overview of relational database management systems and how to plan for protecting them. This book will...

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IBM Versatile Storage Server

IBM Versatile Storage Server

By: Mark Blunden; Dave McAuley; Peter McFarlane; Yuki Shigeiwa; Pat Blaney; Barry Mellish; Alexandra Arnaiz

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-AUG-1998

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This IBM Redbooks publication gives a broad understanding of the new architecture of the Versatile Storage Server (VSS). This book provides an introduction, and describes in detail the architecture, technology, data flow, configuration, migration and recovery aspects for the VSS. ...

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IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Implementation and Best Practices Guide

IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Implementation and Best Practices Guide

By: Sangam Racherla; Matus Butora; Antonio Dell'Apa; Mario Ganem; Corne Lottering; Libor Miklas; Hrvoje Stanilovic; Alexander Watson

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2012

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication represents a compilation of best practices for deploying and configuring the IBM System Storage® DS5000 Series family of products. This book is intended for IBM technical professionals, Business Partners, and customers responsible for the planning, deployment, and maintenance of the IBM System Storage DS5000 Series family of products. We realize that setting up DS5000 Storage Servers can be a complex task. There is no single configuration that will be satisfactory for every application or situation. First, we provide a conceptual framework for understanding...

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IBM System Storage Tape Library Guide for Open Systems

IBM System Storage Tape Library Guide for Open Systems

By: Larry Coyne; Sandor Alavari; Simon Browne; Chris Hoffmann; Leticia Munoz; Markus Schaefer

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 28-JUN-2013

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication presents a general introduction to Linear Tape-Open (LTO) technology and the implementation of corresponding IBM products. The IBM Enterprise 3592 Tape Drive also is described. This tenth edition includes information about the latest enhancements to the IBM Ultrium family of tape drives and tape libraries. In particular, it includes details of the latest IBM LTO Ultrium 6 tape drive technology and its implementation in IBM tape libraries. Information is included about the recently released, enhanced, higher-performance ProtecTIER servers and the features of...

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Data Intensive Storage Services for Cloud Environments

Data Intensive Storage Services for Cloud Environments

By: Dimosthenis Kyriazis; Athanasios Voulodimos; Spyridon Gogouvitis; Theodora Varvarigou

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-APR-2013

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With the evolution of digitized data, our society has become dependent on services to extract valuable information and enhance decision making by individuals, businesses, and government in all aspects of life. Therefore, emerging cloud-based infrastructures for storage have been widely thought of as the next generation solution for the reliance on data increases. Data Intensive Storage Services for Cloud Environments provides an overview of the current and potential approaches towards data storage services and its relationship to cloud environments. This reference source brings together...

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Manage Partitions with GParted How-to

Manage Partitions with GParted How-to

By: Curtis Gedak;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 23-NOV-2012

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A task-based, step-by-step guide that empowers you to use your disk space effectively Full of practical examples including screen shots, additional tips, and clear step-by-step instructions Create and move partitions without data loss Identify and manage partitions on all of your disk devices In Detail Modern disk drives can store vast amounts of information. To effectively use all of this space, you can partition disk drives into separate storage areas. These separate storage areas enable you to organize your data, improve system performance, and install and use many...

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IBM Tivoli Storage Resource Manager: A Practical Introduction

IBM Tivoli Storage Resource Manager: A Practical Introduction

By: Charlotte Brooks; Michel Baus; Michael Benanti; Ivo Gomilsek; Urs Moser

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 20-AUG-2003

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Storage growth continues to accelerate, and the cost of disk can approach 80% of total system hardware costs. Yet, the storage in most businesses is typically only about 50% used. How can you take control of your storage assets to render utilization more efficient, and make the most of your storage dollars? IBM Tivoli Storage Resource Manager helps you discover, monitor, and create enterprise policies for your filesystems and databases. You will find out where all your storage is going and be able to act intelligently on this information. Application availability is improved because you will...

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SAN Boot Implementation and Best Practices Guide for IBM System Storage

SAN Boot Implementation and Best Practices Guide for IBM System Storage

By: Sangam Racherla; Delmar Demarchi; Scott Dybas; Bobby Stark; Mansoor Syed

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2012

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Booting servers from a storage area network (SAN) is being used increasingly in complex data center environments today, due to its significant benefits over the traditional method of booting from local disks. SAN Boot enables organizations to maximize consolidation of their IT resources, minimize their equipment costs, and realize the considerable management benefits of centralizing the boot process. In SAN Boot, you can deploy diskless servers in an environment where the boot disk is located on (often RAID-capable) storage connected to the SAN. The server (initiator) communicates with...

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IBM Tivoli Storage Area Network Manager: A Practical Introduction

IBM Tivoli Storage Area Network Manager: A Practical Introduction

By: Charlotte Brooks; Michel Baus; Michael Benanti; Ivo Gomilsek; Urs Moser

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2003

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Now that you have installed your SAN, how are you going to manage it? This IBM Redbooks publication describes the new product, IBM Tivoli Storage Area Network Manager, an active, intelligent, business-centric management solution for storage resources across the enterprise. IBM Tivoli Storage Area Network Manager provides effective discovery and presentation of SAN physical and logical topologies and provides multiple views of the SAN, including zones. Through its interface, it can be configured to show historical and real-time monitoring of SAN fabric devices. With IBM Tivoli Storage Area...

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All you need to know about Storage Area Networks The amount of data of an average company doubles every year. Thus, companies who own 1TB of data today will own 32TB in five years. Storage networks help to tame such data quantities and to manage this data growth efficiently. Since stored data and information are the biggest asset of any company, anyone who is involved in the planning or the operation of IT systems requires a basic knowledge of the principle and the use of storage networks. Storage Networks Explained covers the fundaments, techniques and functions of storage networks...

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Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere® Deployments

Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere® Deployments

By: Sean Crookston; Harley Stagner

Publisher: VMware Press

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2012

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Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere® Deployments The Complete Guide to Planning, Deploying, and Operating  High-Performance VMware vSphere 5 Virtual Infrastructure To make the most of VMware’s vSphere 5, IT professionals need knowledge, tips, and insights they’ll  never find in the manuals–or in any book, until now! In Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments, two world-class VMware experts offer start-to-finish lessons for vSphere planning, implementation, operation, management, and troubleshooting: expert insights drawn from their unsurpassed  "in-the-trenches" consulting...

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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions 5.4 and 5.5 Technical Guide

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Versions 5.4 and 5.5 Technical Guide

By: Charlotte Brooks; Andre Gaschler; Alv Jon Hovda; Craig McAllister; Norbert Pott

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 23-MAY-2008

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of changes, updates, and new functions in IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 5.4, and Version 5.5. We cover all the new functions of Tivoli Storage Manager that have become available since the publication of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.3 Technical Guide, SG24-6638.This book is for customers, consultants, IBM Business Partners, and IBM and Tivoli staff who are familiar with earlier releases of Tivoli Storage Manager and who want to understand what is new in Version 5.4 and Version 5.5. Hence, since we target an experienced audience, we...

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Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 Technical Guide

Tivoli Storage Manager V6.1 Technical Guide

By: Mary Lovelace; Gerd Becker; Dan Edwards; Shayne Gardener; Mikael Lindstrom; Craig McAllister; Norbert Pott

Publisher: IBM Redbooks

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2009

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This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides details of changes, updates, and new functions in IBM Tivoli® Storage Manager Version 6.1. We cover all the new functions of Tivoli Storage Manager that have become available since the publication of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Version 5.4 and Version 5.5 Technical Guide, SG24-7447.This book is for customers, consultants, IBM Business Partners, and IBM and Tivoli staff who are familiar with earlier releases of Tivoli Storage Manager and who want to understand what is new in Version 6.1. Hence, because we target an experienced audience, we use certain...