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IBM Spectrum Archive EE Sizing Tool


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The IBM Spectrum Archive EE Sizing Tool estimates the required tape hardware resources, such as the number of tape drives, number of tape cartridges, and the amount of required disk cache space, based on your answers to the questions.

Download Description

The compressed folder contains the following three files:
  • An overview file named "IBM Spectrum Archive EE Sizing Tool".
  • The sizing calculator spreadsheet.
  • A file containing graphical representations of configuration options.

Installation Instructions

Download the file and extract the contents. Then, open the IBM_Spectrum_Archive_EE_Sizing_Tool.html file to get an overview of the questions that you need to answer while you use the IBM Spectrum Archive EE Calculator v1.3.2.0a.xlsx.

Change History

Date Changes
4 Apr 2020 Initial Publication
22 Feb 2022 Updated the ZIP file for LTO-9 tape support and revised the diagrams in PPT and XLSX files with new product icons.


Document Location


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Product Synonym

IBM Spectrum Archive Enterprise Edition;IBM Spectrum Archive EE

Document Information

Modified date:
22 February 2022