DS8000 series concepts
This chapter provides an overview of the concepts and rationale underlying DASD controllers, and then it specifically describes the IBM TotalStorage DS8000 Series.
The information in this chapter complements the “Storage management” section of ABCs of z/OS System Programming Volume 3, SG24-6983. That IBM Redbooks publication covers topics including RAID, Seascape architecture, Copy services, storage area network (SAN), and the major aspects of the IBM ESS. It also briefly focuses on the DS8000.
In this chapter, the following ...