Abstract: This presentation outlines the rules and best practices for designing a SAN for IBM i Tape and ProtecTIER. It begins with an explanation of how tape libraries auto-configure on IBM I, and then uses diagrams to explain each rule.
Plan to get a coffee prior to reviewing this pitch - it's fairly complicated!
The presentation takes 40-50 minutes without questions. The file is approximately 2 MB. Run the presentation in screenshow mode to see the animation.
This presentation was given at the Edge 2012 conference in Orlando and the 2012 POWER Technical University in Las Vegas.