Inside System Storage -- by Tony Pearson

Tony Pearson Tony Pearson is a Master Inventor and Senior IT Specialist for the IBM System Storage product line at the IBM Executive Briefing Center in Tucson Arizona, and featured contributor to IBM's developerWorks. In 2011, Tony celebrated his 25th year anniversary with IBM Storage on the same day as the IBM's Centennial. He is author of the Inside System Storage series of books. This blog is for the open exchange of ideas relating to storage and storage networking hardware, software and services. You can also follow him on Twitter @az990tony.
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1 orbist commented Permalink

Great summary Tony, its worth pointing out my photo of the back of the SVC DH8 nodes is from prototype hardware, where the PCIe cards have no brackets and area of two different designs. Also the card to slot placement has been formalised and may not reflect whats in the picture! <div>&nbsp;</div> For the insiders view, have a read : https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/blogs/storagevirtualization/entry/next_generation_v7000_and_svc

2 TonyPearson commented Permalink

Thanks Barry! <br /> I did not have the latest picture, but this one seemed to show what I meant well enough. <br /> -- Tony

3 RichardSwain commented Trackback

Tony, great job, also the V7kU 1.5 code now offers mult-tenancy now. FYI

4 TonyPearson commented Permalink

Rich, thanks I forgot. I will update the above post. <br /> -- Tony

5 tkim1 commented Permalink

Nice upgrades. Question - Can you reuse the older v7000 (6GB SAS) expansion enclosures on the newer 12 GB SAS V7000s?

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