IBM System Storage DS8000
This chapter addresses specific considerations for using the IBM System Storage DS8000 as a storage system for ProtecTIER servers.
This chapter describes the following topics:
An overview of the DS8000 family and recommended RAID levels
General considerations for planning tools, metadata, user data, firmware levels, and replication
When to use rotate extents (striping)
12.1 DS8000 series overview
The DS8000 family is a high performance, high capacity, and resilient series of disk storage systems. It offers high availability, ...

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