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IBM DS8880 and z/OS DFSMS: Transparent Cloud Tiering by Lydia Parziale, Eddie Lin, Robert Gensler, Orlando Ariel Fernandez, Jose Gilberto Biondo Jr

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Transparent cloud tiering
In this chapter, we extend the tiering process a step further. We add another tier, which is the cloud.
Good storage management practices are based on one principle in particular. You can configure that physical space in logical pools that are dynamically reconfigured to increase or decrease the storage capacity that is available for use. This reconfiguration should also be transparent to the user.
Storage Cloud on mainframes introduces a new storage tier that provides extended storage capacity at a lower cost while making ...

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