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Dell Compellent Storage Center AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 and 7.1
IBM provides the P-Series of RISC (Reduced Instruction Set) CPU equipped servers along with the AIX operating system to provide robust and resilient server environments in a wide variety of enterprise configurations.
AIX has a robust logical volume manager built in to the operating system which provides a capability to
manipulate and modify the hard disks the server is connected to. These disks may be local SCSI, Fibre
Channel or iSCSI volumes presented from a variety of sources. The Dell™ Compellent Storage Center
provides AIX-compatible disk volumes which appear as the familiar hdisk# when viewed from within
The full range of AIX supplied utilities such as mirroring, backup, multiple file system types, multipath,
boot from SAN and disaster recovery are used with Dell Compellent volumes. Read this comprehensive white paper to fully explore AIX best practices.