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Rclone on IBM Power – AIX and IBM i
Rclone is a command-line program to manage files on cloud storage. It is a feature-rich alternative to cloud vendors’ web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support Rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.
Using Microsoft Azure Data Box for migration of IBM i workloads to Skytap
Microsoft Azure Data Box is a hardened, portable network-attached storage device which can be ordered from the Azure portal and shipped directly to your data center, where your full system save can be copied and then, when you ship it back to Microsoft, the data uploaded to an Azure Storage account in the cloud, ready for your Skytap IBM i or AIX virtual machine to be built and restored.
Introducing Skytap Live Clone: Copy and save environments while VMs are running
With Skytap’s new live clone capability, environments can be copied or saved while VMs remain running. The VMs in the copy or template will be powered off, but the original VMs will continue to run without interruption.
Reserve Capacity in Skytap on Azure: Self-Service Now Available
Reserve capacity allows you to receive a discount off standard PayGo consumption rates if you commit to a level of usage and pay in advance. This is a great option if you have workloads that run 24×7 and have consistent usage of compute or storage resources over time. You can now purchase reserve capacity directly within the Skytap portal as a self-service operation.