This chapter describes the scaling capabilities of IBM FlashSystem V9000:
•Scale out for capacity
•Scale up for performance
A single IBM FlashSystem V9000 storage building block consists of two IBM FlashSystem V9000 control enclosures (AC2 or AC3) and one IBM FlashSystem V9000 storage enclosure (AE2). Additionally, the AC3 control enclosures can be configured with SAS-enclosures for capacity expansion.
The examples of scaling in this chapter show how to add control enclosures, a storage enclosure, and an expansion enclosure, and how ...