This chapter describes the guidelines on how to configure host systems on IBM Spectrum Virtualize by following several preferred practices. A host system is an Open Systems computer that is connected to the switch through a Fibre Channel (FC) interface.
One of the most important parts of tuning, troubleshooting, and performance is the host that is attached to an IBM Spectrum Virtualize. You must consider the following areas for performance:
•The use of multipathing and bandwidth (physical capability of SAN and back-end storage