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Storage Fusion

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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

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

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

Bastion/DHCP/DNS server option for Fusion HCI

I believe that the servers required for Fusion HCI installation should be offered as option of Fusion HCI. When building Fusion HCI environment, external server is requried for: - DNS/DHCP server - bastion server for application installation - mge...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 1 Planned for future release

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

Fusion B/R Support for Vanilla Kubernetes

Add support to backup and restore Vanilla Kubernetes into Storage Fusion SDS & HCI.
8 months ago in Storage Fusion 1 Future consideration

Support Storage Scale Stretch cluster with metroDR of FusionSDS

IBM always push SDS approach. Giving customers the chance to use Storage Scale SW version as Active/ative storage ( stretch cluster) on fusion SDS will open us lots of opportunities
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 4 Future consideration

Fusion alternate namespace restores for Cloud Paks

Customer query - Will CPD 4.8 support via Fusion a restore of the same instance into a new namespace within the source cluster? That means I have two instances in different namespaces within the cluster. This is a constant request from customers w...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 1 Future consideration

IBM Cloud Pak Adopt Online Backup/Restore with Storage Fusion & Recipe

Online and non-disruptive backup and restore of mission-critical and enterprise applications such as Cloud Pak for Data is now available (with CP4D v4.5 and onward) using application-aware recipes and IBM Storage Fusion software. Other Cloud Paks ...
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 2 Planned for future release