This document is intended to help those who are planning to migrate regular volumes on V7000 to compressed volume using the IBM Storwize V7000 Real time compression feature. It is based on experience gained by performing proof of concept for one of the major retailer company.
This paper will help reader to understand IBM real time compression and how to seamlessly enable it on live workloads. We have outlined experience from compressing MS Exchange data volumes hosted in Windows environment.
The reader should have a good working knowledge of the IBM Storwize V7000.