Volume Shadow Copy Service and HyperSwap Snapshots
This chapter discusses how to combine the use of Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) with FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R snapshots in a HyperSwap configuration.
Microsoft first introduced VSS in Windows 2003 Server and has included it in all subsequent releases. VSS provides a framework and the mechanisms to create consistent point-in-time copies (known as shadow copies) of databases and application data. It consists of a set of Microsoft COM APIs that enable volume-level snapshots to be performed ...

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