Introduction to the IBM DS8870
This chapter introduces the features and functions of the IBM DS8870.
More information about functions and features is provided in subsequent chapters. This chapter covers the following topics:
•DS8870 features and options
•DS8870 architecture and functions overview
– POWER7+ architecture
– High Performance Flash storage
Previous models, such as the DS8700 and DS8800, are described in IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture and Implementation, SG24-8886.
1.1 Introduction to the DS8870 ...