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What needs improvement with IBM Spectrum Virtualize?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM Spectrum Virtualize.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

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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Top 5Real User

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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