IBM DS8000 High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (DS8000 R9.0)

Book description

This IBM® Redpaper™ publication describes the IBM DS8880 High-Performance Enclosure (HPFE) Gen2 architecture and configuration, as of DS8900 Release 9.1.

The IBM® DS8000® High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (HPFE Gen2) is a 2U storage enclosure that is installed in pairs in DS8900F and DS8880 models.

The flash enclosure and Flash RAID adapters are installed in pairs. Each storage enclosure pair can support 16, 32, or 48 encryption-capable flash drives (2.5-inch, 63.5 mm form factor).

Product information

  • Title: IBM DS8000 High-Performance Flash Enclosure Gen2 (DS8000 R9.0)
  • Author(s): Bert Dufrasne, Detlef Helmbrecht, Peter Kimmel
  • Release date: November 2020
  • Publisher(s): IBM Redbooks
  • ISBN: 9780738458267