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  1. To start with BVQ you will first need a license - please look into BVQ demo installation - step by step and us send the needed information us (mailto:bvq@sva.de) so we can create a license for you.
  2. You will need a Windows server which can also be a VMware guest system - please find more details here BVQ demo installation - step by step
  3. We offer to support you during the installation - we only can do this by remote - remote tools may be Teamviewer or Cisco Webex or any other tool which allows us to work on your BVQ Server
  4. BVQ is easy to use - the output from BVQ is very detailed - we help you to learn how to interpret the results - please contact us (mailto:bvq@sva.de)


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BVQ brings complete storage monitoring, performance analysis, alerting and reporting to the IBM Storwize family.
BVQ Version 3.3 supports Storwize code level 7.3,x. this will be first time presented at the SVC User Group Day at IBM in Ehningen
Next week we will first time show BVQ 3.3 Beta at the German SVC user group day in Ehningen. BVQ version 3.3 supports the SVC / Storwize version 7.3 completely, including the new cache architecture. Further improvements are removable window, with which...
Nice little success story!
I am very proud about these kind of success stories, where we again could help a customer to solve a performance problem in shortest time. Like this example: 2:30 pm we were informed by one of our sales colleagues, that the client has performance...
Use BVQ V3.2 for the new SVC / Storwize codelevel 7.3.x
BVQ version 3.2 supports the new SVC / Storwize code versions 7.3.x The BVQ scanner from older versions is not able to work with the new Storwize code. New BVQ code Version 3.2   If you upgrade from BVQ...
BVQ Version 3.2 is available for download
We have just released BVQ Version 3.2 Highlights: Improved 'Look and Feel' of the GUI with  customization possibilities and more space for content More possibilities for searching, sorting and filtering functions in all...
Scan mirrored SVC Storwize systems with the the updated BVQ offline scanner
Another new feature of the latest BVQ offline scanner allows to scan more than one systems at once. This is especially helpful when you plan to use BVQ Copy Services Package to analyze Metro Mirror or Global Mirror connected systems. A profile is...
BVQ Offline Scanner for Code Version 7.3.x
The BVQ offline scanner has been updated . This scanner covers now also the SVC / Storwize code version 7.3 . You can find the download and instructions for the offline scanner here . BVQ Offline Scanner  
The advantage of 1 minute measurement intervals
I have added a new document about the benefits and the limits of 1 minutes measurement intervals The advantage of 1 minute measurement intervals     
Understand performance issues in huge SVC / Storwize environments (part 2)
Use BVQ to optimize SVC and Storwize in multi IO group clusters Complete whitepaper Abstract (The whitepaper is in draft mode! ) The experience with the analysis of multi I/O group clusters always show the same kind of problem. Technical...
Understand reasons for performance issues in huge SVC environments (part 1)
I just finished an performance bottleneck analysis for an 8 nmode cluster with several 100 TB and found one thing which I think might be a commonly made mistake in many of the bigger SVC environments. This picture shows the MDisk performance of SSD storage...
an amazing analysis taken from real life
Win a SVC / Storwize analysis for free What I can give for free, when you find the correct answer to this question, is an analysis of your SVC or  Storwize. You just need to find the correct answer to the question "what kind of...

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