IBM XIV Storage System Product Brief

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  • Document Category: Product Brief
  • Subject: SAN Storage
  • Vendor: IBM
  • Keywords: Basic, IBM, IBM XIV, premium, Product Brief, SAN, San storage, XIV
  • Document Date: October 30th, 2013
  • Short Description:

    This document was updated October 30, 2013 with support for 800GB SSD for caching.

  • Full Summary:

    The IBM XIV Storage System is an enterprise storage system targeted for usage in open systems environments as a block storage system with either SAN or direct attachment.  The XIV is based on a grid of standard servers with storage directly attached and executing the XIV system software to provide a scalable, high-performance storage solution.  The XIV Generation 3 or Gen 3 is the latest version with changes resulting greater performance over Gen 2.

    Details include:

    • Product highlights
    • Usage and characteristics
    • Technical specifications
    • Overview of advance features and architecture
    • Strength and potential concerns

     

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IBM XIV Storage System Product Brief

The IBM XIV Storage System is an enterprise storage system targeted for usage in open systems environments as a block storage system with either SAN or direct attachment.  The XIV is based on a grid of standard servers with storage directly attached and executing the XIV system software to provide a scalable, high-performance storage solution.  The XIV Generation 3 or Gen 3 is the latest version with changes resulting greater performance over Gen 2.

Details include:

  • Product highlights
  • Usage and characteristics
  • Technical specifications
  • Overview of advance features and architecture
  • Strength and potential concerns