GPFS (IBM Spectrum Scale) file management

You can use GPFS file system to manage keys in IBM® Security Guardium® Key Lifecycle Manager.

GPFS (IBM Spectrum® Scale) is a high performance shared-disk file management solution that provides fast, reliable access to data from multiple nodes in a cluster environment. Applications can readily access files using standard file system interfaces, and the same file can be accessed concurrently from multiple nodes.

GPFS provides support for file encryption that ensures both secure storage and secure deletion of data. GPFS manages encryption through the use of encryption keys and encryption policies.

For more information, see GPFS documentation at