The FlashCopy function is a point-in-time copy between source volumes and target volumes. This chapter explains the characteristics of the FlashCopy function including use and example cases, and describes how to implement it.
The following topics are discussed:
•Introduction to FlashCopy
•FlashCopy events and states
•Dependencies between FlashCopy mappings
•Mapping tree example
5.1 Introduction to FlashCopy
FlashCopy is an IBM product supported by many IBM Storage subsystems. With the FlashCopy ...