IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center

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IBMAr SmartCloudAr Virtual Storage Center provides efficient virtualization and management of heterogeneous storage systems. It facilitates migration to an agile cloud architecture that can optimize storage availability and performance, while helping to reduce costs. IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center (VSC) helps convert existing storage to IBM Smarter Storage, providing more room for data growth and simplified storage administration. This IBM RedbooksAr publication gives an overview of the concepts of software-defined environment (SDE) and software-defined storage (SDS), and how they work together with VSC. It explores the architecture, components, and interfaces, providing details of VSC and how to use it. It also includes practical scenarios and use cases, helpful for client VSC business environments, with a focus on the following topics: Introductory concepts VSC components and available integrations Storage management component of VSC Storage virtualization component of VSC Application aware data protection component of VSC VSC storage provisioning VSC storage optimization This book is primarily for storage administrators, users who are responsible for maintaining IT and business infrastructures, and anyone who wants to learn more about IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center.The assignment of capacity to servers or virtual machines is a highly manual process, which requires careful planning for obtaining the best ... This is where automated storage provisioning, provided by Storage Resource Management ( SRM) software, can help: automating ... capabilities through the Cinder driver for OpenStack environments and the vSphere Web Client extension for VMWare vSphere.

Title:IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center
Author:Karen Orlando, Joseph Gatti, Joao Marcos Leite, Thirumalainambi Murugesh, Danijel Paulin, Socheat Sou, IBM Redbooks
Publisher:IBM Redbooks - 2015-03-06


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