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Implementing the IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller V7.2 by Libor Miklas, Hartmut Lonzer, Matus Butora, Sangam Racherla

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Advanced features for storage efficiency
In this chapter, we introduce the basic concepts of dynamic data relocation and storage optimization features. The following IBM SAN Volume Controller family of products offers the software functions for storage efficiency:
Easy Tier
Thin provisioning
Real-time compression
In this chapter, we provide only a basic technical overview and benefits of each feature. For more information about planning and configuration, see the following IBM Redbooks publications:
Easy Tier:
 – Implementing IBM Easy Tier ...

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