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Snapshot-based backup for storage systems

A database or a copy of the data can be backed up through the creation of a snapshot of a consistent group of volumes.

snapShots Backup
Snapshot-based backup for storage systems

TSM uses Tivoli Flash Copy Manager (FCM) to initiate and manage automated application-consistent Snapshot backups. FCM puts the application in a backup mode and uses the built-in capabilities of various storage arrays to create application-consistent snapshots. This technology enables rapid recovery of large volumes of information and shortens recovery times.

The purchase of a capacity-based TSM license includes licensing for FCM.