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BMC AMI Storage Performance

High-performance z/OS® DASD management

Your organization’s z/OS DASD environments house your most critical data and represent a significant strategic investment. With BMC Compuware Storage Backup and Recovery solutions, you can manage these environments and optimize resource utilization, performance, and resilience, while protecting your data.

Safeguard your business data by optimizing backup and recovery

  • Institute more consistent, flexible backups of your critical DASD environments, so you can better ensure data availability—even in the event of failures
  • Establish robust reporting that helps staff operate more efficiently and collaborate more effectively
  • Provide teams with the visibility they need to spot and preempt potential issues before they have an impact on users or the business
  • Gain the insights you need to proactively manage usage and performance of your storage environments

Key capabilities

FDR: Backup and recovery

  • Full-volume and dataset backups and restores
  • Restore datasets in their entirety or selectively by data set name or VSAM cluster
  • Print contents of DASD data tracks including physical layout of each track, physical record, and key field
  • Create Stand Alone Restore (SAR), an IPL-able program to restore FDR full-volume backups when an operating system is unavailable
  • Use the SAR to setup a new data center by restoring backups of volumes prepared at another site

FDRABR: Backup, restore, and disaster recovery

  • Automates the execution of FDR full-volume and data set backups and restores
  • A powerful suite of flexible and high-performance z/OS DASD backup and recovery tools
  • Suite includes capabilities for managing volume and incremental backup, application backup, data archive, migration, and space management
  • FDRABR also includes FDREPORT for storage management reporting

FDREPORT: DASD management reporting

  • Draws information from a multitude of sources to produce customized reports on storage-related information
  • Contains a set of pre-defined health-check reports that provide a snapshot of critical mainframe storage statistics
  • Reports can be tailored to Storage Administrators, Operations Support, Data Analysts, Data Security and Audit Specialists
  • Information is viewable in z/OS Batch reports, TSO/ISPF displays and on GUI with FDRWEB

FDRWEB: Intuitive, web-based reporting

  • Interactive, browser-based application that provides users with z/OS storage management system insight
  • Leverages an easy to use GUI for gathering data from multiple sources including FDREPORT
  • Runs as a standalone task using the IBM JAVA Virtual Machine under UNIX System Services
  • Produce reports in several formats including a CSV Report importable into a spreadsheet

Getting started with Storage Backup and Recovery is easy