Welcome to the Storage Management Blog, where you can read the perspectives from storage management experts. This Blog provides insights into the storage management solution, as well as technical details about specific IBM products.
You have identified the areas you need to gather information on and want to create reports to substantiate the data. However, you are unable to get any existing reports or create any new reports within your Tivoli Storage Productivity/ Tivoli Storage Productivity for Replication V5.x environment. For example, you notice that none of the report creation options are enabled for the Tivoli Storage Productivity for Replication component. Most likely this problem occurs if the Tivoli Storage Productivity for Replication DB2 interface is not... [More]
We want to take the Optimizing Performance Guide to the next level. To do this, we need your help. What information would you like to be included in the guide? Is there anything missing?
To help us identify topics for inclusion, please add your comments and suggestions to this page. Or, you can add a comment to the Optimizing Performance wiki page:
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home/wiki/Tivoli Storage Manager/page/Optimizing performance for servers and clients
To view a PDF version of the V7.1 Optimizing... [More]
See this download document for the fix pack details and links to the files you will need for the fix pack. This fix pack contains many APAR (an updated APAR Fix List with detailed descriptions is available here) and defect fixes to enrich the customer experience; fix pack 4 now becomes the recommended V4.2.2 level.
What's new in this fix pack?
The following items are supported starting with Tivoli Storage Productivity Center v4.2.2 fix pack 4 (version 22.214.171.124):
DB2 9.7 fix... [More]
“ A Boy and His Atom ” was created by a team at IBM's Almaden Research Center in California.
This brief film is not very long, does not have much of a plot, and does not garner many laughs, but it's so, so fascinating.
The scientists used a scanning tunneling microscope as their animation tool. The pixels are individual atoms, nudged into place to form a picture. (The Guinness folks have certified this as the smallest movie ever made.)
What's a scanning... [More]
This IBM Redbooks publication for the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication for the Open Systems walks you through the process of establishing sessions, and managing and monitoring copy services through Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication. This book introduces enhanced copy services and new session types that are used by the latest IBM storage systems. Also provided are tips and guidance for session usage, tunable parameters, troubleshooting, and for implementing and managing Tivoli Storage... [More]
Two new topics discussed in length, plus 4 reference docs
In the Administration category:
- IBM Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments 6.3 Backup and Restoral of Virtual Machines
- Node replication see them here: http://ow.ly/fku9M
This video by Andrew Lucchesi, an Information Architect at IBM, has been updated and demonstrates how to learn about IBM Tivoli products using various resources such as information centers, Service Management Connect, and support portals.
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There were more than a few enhancements to Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2.2, but 1-minute performance data sample intervals and improved Storage Resource agent management functions definitely highlighted the list.
Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, V5.2.2 now provides 1-minute performance monitor intervals of storage systems and switches that provide you with more granularities in your performance monitoring charts. If the performance monitor collects sample data at 1-minute intervals, data is displayed as 1-minute intervals in... [More]
If so, then use IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication as your central management solution to help manage replication of your critical data.
These are some of the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center for Replication features:
Support for Metro Mirror and Global Mirror configurations and three-site recovery management
Alerting, analysis, and reporting for improved replication management
Central control with a simpler interface to... [More]
Got Technical Questions? Get your questions ready for the next Ask the Expert (ATE) event will be held on November 8th, 2011 from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Eastern Time USA. Register for this event The "Ask the Experts Online Jam" (ATE) is a valuable opportunity for Global Tivoli User Community (TUC) Members to connect with real-world experts on a range of Tivoli products. These experts, many from IBM development, are recruited to answer questions on an array of product topics for a concentrated period of 12 hours This upcoming ATE event... [More]
With the recent announcement on October 8 of the IBM Tivoli Storage Productivity Center, V5.2 product, take a liitle time to watch and listen to Ben Randall, an IBM graphical user interface (GUI) architect, as he takes you through the many features of the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center web GUI. He will show you how the Tivoli Storage Productivity Center V5.2 product offers storage management that helps handle potential storage health issues by customizing tables, drilling through property notebooks, and creating agent-less servers.
Welcome to IBM Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure's (C&SI) Tivoli Storage Manager, FlashCopy Manager, Productivity Center Suite and FastBack newsletters. These communications are designed to help you derive maximum value from your software by providing you with helpful e-Support technical information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to other key information. Please take a moment to read through the materials provided below. We are confident that you will find these resources helpful and informative.
The V7.1 Operations Center features several significant reasons to upgrade, including some key performance gains. The Operations Center itself is more responsive. Also, with a V7.1 hub server and spoke server, resource usage is more efficient in multiple-server environments. For more information, see Performance benefits of upgrading to Version 7.1 of the Operations Center .