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Chapter 13.1.1. SAN

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238 SAN Volume Controller: Best Practices and Performance Guidelines 13.1 Configuration and change tracking The IBM San Volume Controller provides great flexibility to your storage configuration that you do not otherwise have. However, with the flexibility comes an added layer of configuration that is not present in a “ normal” SAN. However, your total administrative burden often decreases, because very few changes are necessary on your disk arrays when the SVC manages them. There are many tools and techniques that you can use to prevent your SVC installation from spiralling out of control. What is most important is what information you track, not how you track it. For smaller installations, everything can be tracked ...

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