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 ChuckC commented Permalink

I'm excited about the VAAI support on the XIV, I've been waiting on that for several months. The offline initialization will come in handy as well. <div>&nbsp;</div> However, I was disappointed to see that the new XIV MSCS agent still doesn't support async mirroring - that was something I'd been led to believe was coming soon.

2 dcskinner commented Permalink

Has VAAI support been released for SVC as well? If not, do we have an ETA?

3 TonyPearson commented Permalink

Dennis, <br /> No, we have not yet announced VAAI support for SVC. I am not allowed to give out futures, roadmaps, prices or specific dates. Will you settle for "soon"? If not, please contact your local IBM Sales Rep who can brief you under NDA. <br /> -- Tony

4 dcskinner commented Permalink

Thanks, Tony. I understand the NDA issue. I just kept hearing 1Q2011, so I was hoping I had just missed the announcement somewhere.

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