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Storage Fusion

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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

RegionalDR and S3 Acceleration at the same time

Clients who are building data lakehouse , are also building DR capabilities. Fusion HCI, Watsonx and CEPH are bringing turnkey experience Fusion HCI 2.7.1 wil bring Regional DR capabilities.Fusion HCI brings alot of benefits to, inclu...
9 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Future consideration

Get Red Hat to work with Storage Fusion Backup & Restore

Enhancements to Storage Fusion Backup & Restore should be made, and certification steps undertaken with Red Hat such that it is listed - preferably as the top product - on Red Hat's web site for RHOS and RH Virtualisation vendors. Currently Re...
4 months ago in Storage Fusion 0 Future consideration

Storage Fusion SDS edition backup administrator account segregation

Our customer Euro Information is a very large banking company. They have very strict administrative accounts policies and strong RBAC management in place. In the recent past, they rejected any software or hardware product that is not compliant wit...
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 2 Future consideration

Automate backup of cluster etcd

Using Fusion backup as a cluster level DR solution requires backing up the entire etcd data so the cluster can be rebuilt before using Fusion to redeploy the projects/namespaces. OCP 4.14 includes undated instructions on backing up and restoring a...
8 months ago in Storage Fusion 2 Future consideration

Allow ISF SW version licensing based on TB instead of VPCs for small setups

We are facing problems on the pricing of ISF based on VPCs for small setups as they only need a range of 10-20TB . When doing the VPC pricing is really hard to sell the product at this stage as customer are not needing a high capacity
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 1 Future consideration

Sync and Async DR for External/Remote Scale (Global Data Platform)

This feature request is to add sync(metro) and async(regional) DR support for Fusion software with remote scale (global data platform) storage.
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 1 Future consideration

Option to overwrite resources when doing retore

When doing a restore of resources, you have to previously delete the ones you want to restore. This is really complicated for customers and other backup SW allows "overwrite" including a tick on the restore process
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 2 Future consideration