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Implementing the IBM Storwize V7000 V7.4 by Jon Tate, Frank Enders, Torben Jensen, Hartmut Lonzer, Libor Miklas, Marcin Tabinowski

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Advanced features for storage efficiency
In this chapter, we introduce the basic concepts of dynamic data relocation and storage optimization features. The IBM Storwize V7000 offers the following software functions for storage efficiency:
Easy Tier
Thin provisioning
Real-time compression
We provide only a basic technical overview and benefits of each feature. For more information about planning and configuration, see the following IBM Redbooks publications:
Easy Tier:
 – Implementing IBM Easy Tier with IBM Real-time Compression, TIPS1072

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