IBM System Storage DS8000
This chapter addresses specific considerations for using the IBM System Storage DS8000 as a storage system for IBM ProtecTIER servers.
This chapter describes the following topics:
•An overview of the DS8000 family and suggested RAID levels
•General considerations for planning tools, metadata, user data, firmware levels, and replication
•When to use rotate extents (striping)
Note: The DS8000 series models DS8100, DS8300, DS8700, and DS8800 (types 2107 and 242x, and models 931, 932, 9B2, 941, and 951) have been withdrawn ...