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IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware with IBM Spectrum Virtualize Global Mirror



Document Author:
Additional Author(s):

Wilhelm Gardt1
Axel Westphal


Document ID:

WP102641


Doc. Organization:

Global Technical Support


Document Revised:

06/13/2016


Product(s) covered:

# 2145; FlashCopy; GUI; IBM Storwize V7000; SAN; SAN Volume Controller; SAN Volume Controller SW; Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager; VMware ESX Server







Abstract: This technical paper describes disk-only backup and restore with IBM Spectrum Protect™ Snapshot (the former Tivoli® Storage FlashCopy Manager) in a storage-based data replication environment. IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot supports fast backup and restore in the primary and the secondary site of an IBM Spectrum Virtualize™ Metro and Global Mirror. The paper is intended to provide guidance for the IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware setup and outlines use cases for FlashCopy® backup and restore at the secondary site.

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware with Spectrum Virtualize GMVC.pdfIBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware with Spectrum Virtualize GMVC.pdf



Classification:

Hardware; Software; Solutions

Category:

Backup and Recovery

Solution(s):

ISV Applications

ISV(s):

VMware

Platform(s):

IBM System Storage; Intel PC

S/W Pillar(s):

Tivoli

O/S:

Linux; Windows

Keywords:

Spectrum Protect Snapshot, Spectrum Virtualize, Storwize V7000, Global Mirror Change Volumes, VMware


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