FlashCopy creates a copy of a volume at a specific point-in-time, which is also known as a Point-in-Time copy, instantaneous copy, or time-zero copy (t0 copy).
This chapter explains the basic characteristics of FlashCopy when used in a System z environment with the DS8000.
This chapter describes the following topics:
•FlashCopy operational areas
•FlashCopy basic concepts
•FlashCopy in combination with other Copy Services
•FlashCopy in an LPAR environment
•IBM FlashCopy Space-Efficient (SE)
•FlashCopy with provisioned Extent-Space-Efficient ...