AIX Tip of the Week

Date: April 7, 2000

AIX Tip of the Week: SSA Alternative to LVM Mirroring

Audience: AIX Administrators, Managers

The new 6230 SSA adapter provides a hardware alternative to AIX LVM mirroring. The adapter, which was announced last December, provides:

The benefit of mirroring in hardware is that it reduces the write traffic on the system bus and offloads the CPU overhead associated with LVM mirroring.