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