IBM Real-time Compression
This chapter introduces the IBM Real-time Compression technology, which is fully embedded into the software stack of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC), IBM Storwize V7000, and IBM FlashSystem V840. It addresses the basics of the IBM Random Access Compression Engine (RACE) technology. RACE is seamlessly integrated into the existing software stack in a fully transparent way. This integration does not alter the behavior of the system, so previously existing features are supported for compressed volumes.
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