We have recently released the draft of the fourth edition of the IBM ProtecTIER Implementation and Best Practices Guide, SG24-8025. This IBM Redbooks publication has been updated for ProtecTIER version 3.4.
This book provides the latest best practices and expertise gained from the IBM ProtecTIER System Client Technical Specialist (CTS) Group, Development, and Quality Assurance teams to boost the performance and the effectiveness of data deduplication for your ProtecTIER family of products and application platforms.
Apply all the latest best practices for host attachment, networking essentials planning, configuring, and running the IBM System Storage TS7650G ProtecTIER Deduplication Gateway and the IBM TS7620 ProtecTIER Deduplication Appliance Express, now with the latest DD6 model high performance sever in a small 2U footprint.
Special thanks to the diligent work of the Redbooks Team of residents that participated In the effort.
Check out the new Hints and Tips chapter to get optimal results utilizing the ProtecTIER family of products, integrated tools, and applications. Learn and apply all the latest functions:
- Remote access with IBM Endpoint Manager for remote Control Assist On-Site (AOS)
- Operating system recovery functionality
- Online fsck
- Dedup Estimator
- Local directory cloning for FSI
- Commands to send and receive files to or from IBM Support
- Graphical performance tool
- ProtecTIER licensing tips
- How to reconfigure an IBM Spectrum Protect instance attached to ProtecTIER after a reboot
Backup applications detailed in this book include IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager), Veeam, Symantec NetBackup and backup Exec, IBM i Backup Recovery and Media Services (BRMS), VMware, CommVault, and EMC Networker and more.
Back-end storage attached to the TS7650G includes IBM FlashSystem, the IBM Storwize family; V3700, V5000, V7000, San Volume Controller (SVC), IBM XIV Storage System, IBM System Storage DS8000 and more.
Download this publication at: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/RedpieceAbstracts/sg248025.html?Open