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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Storage
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 9, 2021

add volume mobility support for IBM i

IBM Spectrum Virtualize 8.4.2 just introduced support for volume mobility. Currently only a hand full of operating systems are supported - not including IBMi.
We would like to have volume mobility supported for IBM i operating system as well.


Use Case:

A lot of customers already have IBM Power systems for DR purposes which would allow migrations from older Power servers to newer ones using live partition mobility - which means no downtime for applications.
Depending on the implementation of IBM Spectrum Virtualize "volume mobility" it could help in online migrating volumes between storage systems - which means no downtime for applications when migrating to new storage systems.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Sep 15, 2021

    This item is under consideration for the next planning cycle.