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IBM System Storage DS8000 Copy Services for IBM System z by Mark Wells, Alexander Warmuth, Luiz Moreira, Flavio Gondim De Morais, Peter Klee, Michael Frankenberg, Charles Burger, Thorsten Altmannsberger, Bertrand Dufrasne, Peter Cronauer

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FlashCopy examples
This chapter presents examples of the usage of FlashCopy in the following scenarios:
Fast setup of test systems or integration systems
Fast creation of volume copies for backup purposes
14.1 Creating a test system or integration system
Test systems or integration systems are used to perform application tests or system integration tests. Because many write operations probably occur over the period that is involved in the tests, perform a copy in the background environment.
14.1.1 One-time test system
Assume that there is an ...

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