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Existing ESS / Spectrum Scale cluster usage for PowerVC SDS
PowerVC is the OpenStack implemetation for POWER servers. In new versions PowerVC can be installed as SDI (Software Defined Infrastructure) edition.The storage part of the SDI is implemented with Spectrum Scale 5.x which is shipped with PowerVC.Po...
Enable OpenStack / PowerVC to do a snapshot restore
IBM should try to force OpenStack board to consider and define a snapshot restore API call within cinder module; subsequent there should be an implementation within IBM's cinder software as a part of PowerVC to support that function by SVC / storw...
Ability To Specify Memory In GB Instead of MB In Multiple Places
It would be beneficial to have the ability to specify memory values in GB instead of or in addition to MB in many areas inside of PowerVC. Possibly by adding a toggle that switches between MB/GB like on the HMC interface. We typically allocate mem...
PowerVC-Zoing policy for multipe storages connected to VM-Challenges with current zoning policy
PowerVC is being deployed in a leading Bank in India. Customer wants to have zoning policy where in powervc should zone only targets of individual storages with initiator/initatorvfc instead of multiple storages zoned together in one zone.current ...
Zone tape drives to separate set of vFC and Physical FC ports other than the ones used for disk access
Currently PowerVC zones tape drives to same set of vFC and Physical adapters that are also accessing disks. But industry best practice does not allow this. As per best practice Tape drives are mapped to separate set of vFC and Physical FC ports to...
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