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IBM FCtool V4.3 is going to be sunset



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Markus Fehling
Axel Westphal


Document ID:

WP102476


Doc. Organization:

Software Sales


Document Revised:

07/08/2020


Product(s) covered:

FlashSystem; IBM Spectrum Virtualize; IBM Storage; IBM System Storage; Linux; Power9; SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW; SAP







Abstract: This document describes how to use the software FCtool to do a HANA SNAPSHOT backup with IBM Spectrum Virtualize (SVC), IBM FlashSystem 5000/7000/9000, supporting scale-up and scale-out SAP HANA TDI installations, running on Intel-native or IBM POWER platform. FCtool is capable to perform backup, restore, refresh, and copy.

FCtool is going to be sunset in 2020, the official IBM solution to manage flashcopies for SAP HANA is IBM Spectrum Copy Data Management (CRM)
http://w3-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/WP102813

Latest Version of FCtool and documentation can de downloaded from https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/FCtool



Classification:

Hardware; Software; Solutions

Category:

Backup and Recovery

Solution(s):

Big Data and Analytics; Enterprise Application Solutions (EAS/ERP)

ISV(s):

SAP

Platform(s):

IBM Power Systems; IBM Storage; Intel PC

S/W Pillar(s):

Tivoli

O/S:

Linux

Keywords:

HANA, HANA TDI, SNAPSHOT, FlashSystem, POWER, SVC, FlashCopy, Backup, Spectrum Virtualize


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