IBM System Storage DS8870 Architecture and Implementation
Dual IBM POWER7 based controllerswith up to 1 TB of cacheSCSI reservedetection and removalAdditional Easy Tier features
This IBM Redbooks publication describes the concepts, architecture, and implementation of the IBM System Storage DS8870 storage system. The book provides reference information to assist readers who need to plan for, install, and configure the DS8870.
The IBM System Storage DS8870 is the most advanced model in the IBM DS8000 series and is equipped with IBM POWER7 based controllers. Various configuration options are available that scale from dual 2-core systems up to dual 16-core systems with up to 1 TB of cache. The DS8870 also features enhanced 8 Gbps device adapters ...