IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 Series Grid Failover Scenarios Version 1.1
The IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 Series is the latest in the line of tape virtualization products that has revolutionized the way mainframe customers utilize their tape resources. The capability to resume business operations in the event of a product or site failure is provided by the TS7700 Grid configuration. In a Grid configuration, two TS7700 Clusters are interconnected and can replicate data created on either TS7700 Cluster to the other. As part of a total systems design, business continuity procedures must be developed to instruct I/T personnel in the actions that need to be taken in the event of a failure. This paper documents a series of TS7700 Grid failover test scenarios for zOS which were run in an IBM laboratory environment.