What is canister in IBM storage?

Each Storwize V7000 single processing unit is a node canister , which is also called a node . The two nodes within their canisters make an I/O group that is attached to the SAN fabric. In a Storwize V7000 Unified system, the file modules host the management interface for the system, including the GUI and CLI.

What is IBM Storwize V5000?

IBM Storwize V5000 is a highly flexible, easy to use virtualized storage system that enables midsize organizations to meet the challenges of rapid data growth and limited IT budgets.

What is the maximum number of host port adapter cards that can the FlashSystem 7200 supports?

Up to 784 drives of SAS expansions are supported per IBM FlashSystem 7200 Control Enclosure. The expansion enclosure is 5U high.

How do I get IBM storage logs?


  1. Login to IBM Puredata System for Transactions (PDTX) console using ‘ibmeng’ user.
  2. Click on ‘System Console -> System -> Service Level Access’.
  3. Expand ‘IBM Storwize V7000’.
  4. Click on ‘Collect System Logs’.
  5. Select ‘Standard logs with one existing statesave from each node’.

What is the maximum cache that a single FlashSystem 7200 H supports?


IBM FlashSystem 7200 Specifications
Cache From 256 GB up to 1,536 GB per control enclosure Up to 6,144 GB in a 4-way clustered system
Fans and power supplies Fully redundant, hot swappable
Rack support Standard 19-Inch

What is FlashCore IBM?

IBM® FlashCore Modules (FCM) are a family of high-performance flash drives in a standard 2.5″, 15mm form factor. The FlashCore Module design utilizes the NVMe protocol, a PCIe Gen3 U. 2 interface, and high-speed NAND memory to provide high throughput and IOPS with consistent and predictable latency.

Who offers FlashCore as a flash solution?

On February 19, 2015 IBM announced the FlashSystem 900 and V9000 products and re-branded the flash controller technology as IBM FlashCore technology, and described it as the suite of innovations and capabilities that can enable FlashSystem to help deliver better performance than enterprise disk systems.

What benefits do health Binning and heat segregation provide?

Health binning brings up to a 57% improvement to the endurance of the flash. Heat segregation brings up to a 45% reduction in write amplification.

What is FCM IBM?