Describe VTV Data Compression Compared to the Uncompressed File Size (Doc ID 1016395.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 6.2 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Goal

Is there data compression in the VTSS box and at what level is the compression being done?
Is compression automatic for a VTSS?
What is the compression ratio for a VTV?
VTV report shows a column called COMP%.  How does that value relate to size of the file?

Solution

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