Storage pools
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 aggregate disk capacity on a storage area network (SAN) and provide the containers in which volumes can be created. 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; external storage is covered in Chapter 9, ...

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