IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability

rb170x32 – Last Update : 19.December 2013

IBM XIV Storage System: Host Attachment and Interoperability

This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides information for attaching the IBM XIV® Storage System to various host operating system platforms, including IBM i.

The book provides information and references for combining the XIV Storage System with other storage platforms, host servers, or gateways, including IBM N Series, and IBM ProtecTIER®. It is intended for administrators and architects of enterprise storage systems.

The book also addresses using the XIV storage with databases and other storage-oriented application software that include:

  • IBM DB2®
  • VMware ESX
  • Microsoft HyperV
  • SAP

The goal is to give an overview of the versatility and compatibility of the XIV Storage System with various platforms and environments.

The information that is presented here is not meant as a replacement or substitute for the Host Attachment kit publications. It is meant as a complement and to provide readers with usage guidance and practical illustrations.

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