IBM System Storage DS Architecture and Implementation. Front Cover. IBM Redbooks, Bertrand Dufrasne. IBM, International Technical Support. Front cover IBM System Storage DS Architecture and Implementation High Density Storage Enclosure 8 Gbps Host Adapters 4-Port Device Adapter. Front cover IBM System Storage DS Architecture and Implementation Learn the DS and DS new and common features Plan, install, and.
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The example assumes that all drives are of the same type and capacity. Thus, the normal flow of data for a write when both CECs are operational is as follows: The array consists of four data drives that are mirrored to four copy drives.
A logic stodage power failure in a switch or ss8800 can interrupt communication between hosts and the DS The connections are displayed in Figure During write requests, the servers use fast-write, in which the data is written to volatile memory on one processor complex and preserved memory on the other processor complex.
This expansion frame for the model includes enclosures for additional DDMs and additional FC adapter cards to allow a maximum configuration of 16 FC adapter cards.
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Find out more about the residency program, browse the residency index, and apply online at: For best performance, balance capacity between the two servers and create at least two Extent Pools, with one per server. There are cooling fans located in each PSU. The DS also provides a business class configuration option. Mutual surveillance The SP can monitor the operation of the firmware during the boot process, and it can monitor the operating system for loss of control.
The use of redundant parts allows the system to remain operational: Each logical volume belongs to a logical subsystem LSS.
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dz8800 It is also important because during a microcode update, a host adapter port might need to be taken offline. The mechanism that will be used varies by attached host operating system and environment, as detailed in the next two sections. At any time, you can logically configure your CoD drives, concurrently with production, and you are automatically charged for the additional capacity.
Specifically, database workloads benefit from this new IWC Cache algorithm. Figure Rack operator window Each panel has two line cord indicators, one for each line cord. The third and fourth ssystem are also expansion frames 95E that only contain disks and power. Both are tremendously scalable, have broad server support, and virtualization capabilities. The write operation is reported to the attached host as completed.
When the device adapter implementatiion a stripe of data to a RAID 5 array, it sends half of the write to each switched loop. If either PPS fails, the other can continue to supply all required voltage to all power needed throughout that frame.
A member of the DS family.
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Architecture and Implementation 4 Chapter 4. The status indicators can be seen when the doors are closed. The design is to not move the data from NVS to the disk arrays. A processor checkstop would result in a system checkstop.
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For information regarding the effective capacity of these configurations, refer to Table on page By splitting the workload in this manner, each loop is worked evenly. Preserved memory support allows the contents of the NVS and cache memory areas to be protected in the event of a server reboot. The Device Adapter DA will never initiate a Smart Rebuild procedure on its own; a higher level of intervention is required for it to be used.
Architecture and Implementation 3. The first array sites in each DA pair that are assigned to arrays will contribute one or two spares depending on the RAID optionuntil the DA pair has access to at least four spares, with two spares being placed on each loop.