Snapshots within the PowerStore system provide an easy-to-use local data protection solution to protect the data within volumes, volume groups, file systems, virtual machines, and thin clones. Using customizable snapshot rules and protection policies, a consistent and predictable data protection solution can be configured across the various resources of the system. Because snapshots are compatible with the various features within the PowerStore system, they can be used to protect user data in a wide array of environments and use cases.
Thin clones within PowerStore provide space-efficient copies of production environments which can be used for several use cases. For example, thin clones can be:
PowerStore snapshots and thin clones are features that provide significant flexibility, data protection and added value to a customer application environment.