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IBM DS8870 Architecture and Implementation by Maged Sallam, Stephen Manthorpe, Jean Francois Lepine, Jeff Cook, Juan Brandenburg, Bertrand Dufrasne

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Introduction to the IBM DS8870
This chapter introduces the features and functions of the IBM DS8870.
More information about functions and features is provided in subsequent chapters. This chapter covers the following topics:
The advantages of a POWER7+ based storage system
DS8870 architecture and functions overview
Performance features:
 – Improved energy efficiency
 – POWER7+ architecture
 – High Performance Flash storage
Previous models, such as the DS8700 and DS8800, are described in IBM System Storage DS8000: Architecture ...

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