Dynamic Storage Acquisition with Minimal Fragmentation in Disk-Disk Backup/Archival Environment
Original Publication Date: 2004-Nov-10
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Nov-10
Tivoli Storage Manager has made enhancements to facilitate all-disk backup solutions. The disclosed invention ensures that sufficient disk space is available on-demand for backup and archival operations, without requiring pre-allocation of large amounts of space in advance. An additional advantage is that space fragmentation is limited.