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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal

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Backup and Data Services support for Red Hat OpenShift Virtualisation workloads on Fusion HCI using Storage Fusion HCI

Many customers currently running Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) which will be discontinued. They advised by Red Hat to migrate to Red Hat OpenShift Containers. However since certain workloads may not yet to be OpenShift Container ready, ...
about 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 4 Delivered

Regional (asych) Disaster Recovery for with Fusion software

Regional (asych) Disaster Recovery for with Fusion software
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 9 Delivered

Support for more that one OCP Cluster

With support for only one OCP cluster, It will be difficult for our customers to do upgrades on the same platform. If you have 10 different OpenShift workloads on a single OCP 4.8. cluster. How do you upgrade to some of those workloads to another ...
over 2 years ago in Storage Fusion 4 Delivered

Document Spectrum Fusion's CPU,Memory, and PV req's for each version

Other IBM Storage software products are publicly documenting their CPU, memory, and persistent volume sizing information. Spectrum Fusion should do this too. An example is table 2 and table 3 in this SPP support page.
almost 2 years ago in Storage Fusion 4 Delivered

Fusion online backup for Z

Support for Fusion backup on Z.
over 1 year ago in Storage Fusion 3 Delivered

Fusion HCI - container placement optimisation through the use of taints and tolerations

IBM Storage Fusion HCI is an appliance based configuration which has a set of standard best practices. some of these practices include not deploying standard container workloads on special nodes (AFM / GPU) however by default Fusion HCI has no log...
11 months ago in Storage Fusion 3 Delivered