additional header information is written to beginning of tape Memory IBM LTO

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additional “header” information is written to beginning of tape. Memory IBM LTO and 3592 tape cartridges contain a non-volatile memory chip / RFID transponder Tape libraries can read / write RFID information When tape is initialized the volume label and serial number are encoded to the memory chip, usage and performance stats are stored as well. Memory Chip / RFID 16kb memory built into every data cartridge. Contains tape identifier information, as well as performance and usage stats. IBM Tape Storage Media
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IBM Storage Certification: IBM Storage Technical V2 (C1000-022) Module 4: IBM Tape Storage Last Update: October 2018 © 2018 International Business Machines IBM Tape Storage Media Verification What is Media Verification? A scheduled process by which media is verified that all data can be read from it A large tape library such as a TS4500 should have at least two drives dedicated exclusively to tape verification After media verification is enabled on a logical library for the first time All cartridges are due for verification on the same date Policy period is not a deadline, it merely establishes a queue of media verification activity. The initial queue of media verification can take time, even months if a library is large
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IBM Storage Certification: IBM Storage Technical V2 (C1000-022) Module 4: IBM Tape Storage Last Update: October 2018 © 2018 International Business Machines Encryption can mitigate risks associated with data security breaches, specifically tape data encryption All current IBM tape drives (both LTO and 3592) support encryption Application Managed Encryption (AME) Encryption is managed by the backup / archive application Useful in operating environments that run an application already capable of generating and managing encryption policies and keys, such as Spectrum Protect Application communicates with the tape drive directly passing the key(s) and commands L ibrary Managed Encryption (LME) With LME, the tape library has a list of cartridge volume serial numbers that are designated for encryption As a request is made for a cartridge on the encryption list the library tells the drive to encrypt / decrypt data on the cartridge The drive itself make the request for the key from the key management software (eg. IBM SKLM) via the libraries IP interface with the key management system Drive also requests a key tag to store on the cartridge for subsequent key identification IBM Tape Storage Encryption TS1155 TS4500
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IBM Storage Certification: IBM Storage Technical V2 (C1000-022) Module 4: IBM Tape Storage Last Update: October 2018 © 2018 International Business Machines IBM Tape Storage IBM TS4300 TS4300 is a scalable tape library. Customer can scale from: 1 LTO Tape Drive and 1 Tape Cartridge All the way up to…. 21 LTO Tape Drives with 272 Tape Cartridges
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IBM Storage Certification: IBM Storage Technical V2 (C1000-022) Module 4: IBM Tape Storage Last Update: October 2018 © 2018 International Business Machines IBM Tape Storage IBM TS4300 TS4300 L3A Base Unit Start with a single base unit Can be rack mounted or placed on a desktop.
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