This chapter explains how IBM Storwize V7000 manages physical storage resources. All storage resources under IBM Storwize V7000 control are managed using storage pools. Storage pools make it easy to dynamically allocate resources, maximize productivity, and reduce costs. Advanced internal storage, MDisks, and storage pool management are covered in this chapter, while external storage is covered in Chapter 9, “External storage virtualization” on page 333.
7.1 Working with internal drives
This section describes how to configure ...