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Storage Fusion

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Roadmap to integrate Storage Defender with Fusion

As clients move from VMWare to OpenShift, the workloads are more data intensive and mission critical. Fusion backup and recovery is market leading for container workloads. OpenShift VM backup and recovery is supported with guest agents from IBM St...
29 days ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Need HCI Fusion Regional DR support for ODF

We (large bank in Canada) is running CP4D with IBM Storage Fusion (ODF) software on-prem in a VMWare environment. We are investigating different Openshift in a BOX solutions to run our CP4D environment. We reviewed the IBM HCI Fusion but realized ...
about 1 month ago in Storage Fusion 1 Planned for future release

Ability to replicate storage fusion backup and restore service protection

When we backup the service protection to an s3 compliant backup location, the service protection cannot be replicated to another s3 compliant backup location say at a DR site. It would be ideal if we can replication the service protection backup t...
about 1 month ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Allow IBM Fusion Backup to continue if PVCs disappear during the backup process

In a very volatile machine learning environment, PVCs are created and deleted frequently, controlled by the containerized application when users create or delete projects within the application. Let’s call these PVCs “User Project Volumes”. It hap...
about 2 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Fusion Backup - Support Entra ID or shared access signatures (SAS) for Azure Blob

Currently, Fusion support Azure Blob as a storage location using the account name and key as described here: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/storage-fusion-software/2.7.x?topic=locations-adding-backup-storage-location This approach is contrary to reco...
2 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Fusion restore target can use GIU/UID difference than source

Fusion restore service will be able to restore a project namespace using a new set of GID/UID that may be different than the GID/UID used in the source. This can be useful in the event that the original GID/UID are already in use in the target clu...
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Leverage Storage Scale CNSA shallow copy volumes for Fusion Backup

When using Fusion Backup & Restore to create external backup copies of Storage Scale based PVCs in Openshift (Scale CNSA or Fusion GDP), temporary volumes are created from snapshots and mounted to data movers. These volumes are full copies of ...
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Add all cloudpak's as Operator installs

in the Fusion GUI, we have operator install of backup, datacatalog and Global Data Platform.Why not use this place to add all Cloudpak's as well, for easy deployment.First in line would be watsonx.data, watsonx.ai and wastonx.gov.
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review

Support NVIDIA H100 for Fusion HCI GPU node

NVIDIA GPU L40S support for GPU nodes alone is not enough to propose Fusion HCI in combination with Wotsonx.AI for generative AI environment. We need H100 support to win.
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 1

Schedule upgrading Spectrum Scale Nodes on OpenShift with ibm-spectrum-scale-controller-manager

We have different OpenShift workers in different MachineConfigPools. Each Pool represents a different client. We want possibility to alter or schedule the upgrade order of spectrum scale nodes of worker pools which are in spectrum scale Cluster (C...
3 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Under review