IBM Spectrum Virtualize Room for Improvement

MD
reviewer1264842
Senior Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees

It is limited in terms of a single system to eight nodes or four, what they call IO groups. However, this is still 32 petabytes worth of capacity, so it is substantial. In theory, you could have tens of thousands of volumes, so it can be considered a limitation.

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JJ
reviewer1404255
Solutions Platform Architect at a retailer with 10,001+ employees

I hate I/O groups. If you start swapping I/O groups, they can be potentially risky. If they could get rid of the whole I/O group principle, the risk is not there anymore. I understand the fundamental thing about I/O groups, but they are risky.

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PK
reviewer1590612
Storage Administrator at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees

When comparing this solution to others it is running 1.5 but should be on a 2.0 and the difficulty is a little higher to operate at first which could be improved.

The only errors I find sometimes is the solution tells me I cannot operate it because a service has turned off, you can just go back to the VM, go to services, and turn back the services. However, this should improve.

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