The Four Hundred–New IBM Software Aims to Predict Mechanical Failures

Big Data every where …good read.
http://www.itjungle.com/tfh/tfh040113-story08.html

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The Copy Data Problem: An Order of Magnitude Analysis – IDC

Given that the generators of copy data practically straddle several aspects of datacenter infrastructure, businesses cannot take a pedantic approach to minimizing the number of secondary data copies. From their side, suppliers have to create solutions that….

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http://www.storagenewsletter.com/news/marketreport/idc-copy-data-problem

Enhancement requests for IBM SVC and Storwize V7000

Aussie Storage Blog

If you have ever wanted to suggest ways to enhance IBM products you should check out the IBM RFE Page here:     http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/

I was blissful unaware of this page so found it rather fascinating to check out some of the ideas that people were suggesting.   While the page is clearly IBM Software focused, you can in fact suggest improvements to IBM’s SVC and Storwize V7000 products.   Just choose the Tivoli Brand and then the StorageProduct family.

RFE Site

To use the site you will need an IBM ID which you can create quite easily here.

Some good examples of RFEs you could vote for include:

25498     Disk drive upgrade utility for Storwize V7000
26193     Add SCSI Unmap primitive

Search for RFEs here.

For further reading about the site checkout Scott Laninghams blog here (which contains a tutorial on how to…

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