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Abstract

This document provides guidance on how to build an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus solution with a focus on how to properly size, build, and place storage components and data movement components for data protection.

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Overview
This document provides guidance on how to build an IBM Spectrum Protect Plus solution with a focus on how to properly size, build, and place storage components and data movement components for data protection .  The primary components of the blueprint include:
  1. The Blueprints documentation
  2. A companion sizing spreadsheet
What's New in Version 10.1.6
  • Added 75 TB vSnap server repository
  • Reduced CPU requirements for larger vSnap server sizes
  • vSnap cache is now considered optional for vSnap server deployments
  • Added guidance for number of VADP proxies based on number of virtual machines
  • Reuse serveradmin userid for vSnap server user
  • IBM Storwize V5030e rebranding to IBM FlashSystem 5030
  • Technical clarification on cipher used for at-rest encryption
  • Additional minor corrections
What's New in Version 10.1.5
  • Updated information on deduplication resource information
  • Updated memory recommendations
  • Updated recommendations for amount for amount of space to reserve on a vSnap server
  • Added information regarding deploying additional VADP proxies using the vSnap virtual appliance
  • Changes to default values for several inputs
  • Updated vsnapperf performance tool
(Note: Use the 10.1.5 Blueprints link above for sizing 10.1.4 environments)
What's New in Version 10.1.4
  • Copy snapshots to tape or cloud archive storage for long-term data protection.
  • Check file system integrity on vSnap pools
  • Backup and restore vSnap system configuration
  • Added basic information about using this document for Microsoft Hyper-V environments

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Modified date:
26 June 2020

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