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  1. 1. VNX Storage Platform<br />Juraj GrigaEMC Technology Consultant<br />23.3.2011<br />
  2. 2. Application Challenges<br />
  3. 3. Why did we virtualize servers?<br />
  4. 4. Benefits after virtualization<br />
  5. 5. Virtualization Changes Everything<br />Virtual servers need virtualization optimized storage<br />Self-Optimizing Storage Pools<br />Static RAID Groups<br />Virtual server pool<br />Discrete servers<br />RAID groups<br />Storage pool<br />Storagesystem<br />Storagesystem<br />AUTOMATIC APPLICATION OPTIMIZATION <br />AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION <br />
  6. 6. Next Generation Unified Storage<br />Optimized for today’s virtualized IT<br />Unisphere™<br />VNXe3100<br />VNX7500<br />VNX5700<br />VNXe3300<br />VNX5100<br />VNX5500<br />VNX5300<br />Affordable.Simple. Efficient.Powerful.<br />
  7. 7. Simple. Efficient. Powerful.<br />Built for the most demanding virtual environments<br />#1 SAN Platform <br />#1 NAS Platform <br />Scales performance and capacity<br />Self-optimizing<br /> Hyper-efficient<br />Works on any network <br />Fully automated<br />A new wayto think about unified storage<br />CLARiiON<br />Celerra<br />HARDWARE<br />
  8. 8. Click.<br /> Automate. <br />Done.<br />
  9. 9. VNX Family<br />VNX7500<br />VNX Series and VNXe Series<br />Unified Platform<br />One platform supporting file, block and object<br />Centralized Management<br />One management framework<br />Easily Upgradable<br />Start with file or block and upgrade to unified<br />Powerful<br />New multi-core Intel CPUs &6Gb/s SAS backend<br />Efficient Data Services<br />Virtual Provisioning, Compression, File Dedupe, Replication<br />VNX5700<br />VNX5500<br />Optimized For All Virtual Applications<br />VMware and Hyper-V integration <br />High Availability <br />Designed to deliver 5 9’s availability<br />VNX5300<br />VNX5100<br />VNXe3300<br />VNXe3100<br />Packaged Software Solutions <br />Simple software suites<br />
  10. 10. VNX System Architecture<br />Power Supply<br />Power Supply<br />SPS<br />SPS<br /> FC<br /> iS<br /> FC<br /> iS<br />Object:<br />Atmos VE<br />Clients<br />Oracle servers<br />Exchange servers<br />Application servers<br />Virtual servers<br />LAN<br />SAN<br />VNX Unified Storage<br />10Gb<br />Enet<br />10Gb<br />Enet<br />FCoE<br />FCoE<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br /> Failover<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX X-Blade<br />VNX OE FILE<br />VNX SP<br /> VNX SP<br />VNX OE BLOCK<br /> Failover<br />LCC<br />LCC<br />Flash drives<br />SAS drives<br />Near-Line SAS drives<br />HARDWARE<br />
  11. 11. VNX Series Models<br />Simple. Efficient. Powerful.<br />
  12. 12. “Hot”high activity<br />Highly active data is stored on FLASH for fastest response time<br />“Cold”<br />low activity<br />The FLASH 1st Strategy<br />Maximum economic efficiency across system service life<br />Year One<br />Year Two<br />Year Three<br />Year Four<br />Year Five<br />As data ages, activity falls quickly, which trigger automatic movement to high capacity HDDs for lowest cost over time <br />HDD<br />FLASH<br />Movement Trigger<br />
  13. 13. Flexible Storage Tiers<br />Optimize TCO with tiered service levels<br />SAS back-end connect for performance and reliability<br />Up to 24Gb (4x6 Gb) per SAS bus<br />Point-to-point, robust interconnect<br />Flash (SSD) options<br />Highest performing drives<br />3.5” – 100 GB, 200 GB<br />~3,000 IOs per second<br />SAS (HDD) options<br /><ul><li>3.5” drives (195 drives/ rack)
  14. 14. 300 GB and 600 GB
  15. 15. 10K and 15K RPM
  16. 16. ~ 140 (10K) to ~ 180 (15K) IOs per second
  17. 17. 2.5” Drives (500 drives/ rack)
  18. 18. 300 GB and 600 GB
  19. 19. 10K RPM</li></ul>Near-line SAS (HDD) options<br /><ul><li>3.5” drives (195 drives/ rack)
  20. 20. 2 TB
  21. 21. 7.2K RPM
  22. 22. ˜ 90 IOs per second</li></ul>AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION<br />Near-line SAS<br />(7.2K rpm)<br />SAS<br />(10K /15K rpm)<br />Flash<br />VIRTUALSTORAGE POOL<br />Highest capacity<br />Good performance<br />Highest performance<br />HARDWARE<br />
  23. 23. FAST VP Policies<br />Policy ensures storage service levels are met<br />1<br />Highest Tier PreferredMaximize performance<br />e.g. high-performance OLTP system<br />Auto-TierOptimize TCO and performance<br />e.g. databases with varied levels of activity among tables, or file systems with varied levels of activity across files<br />2<br />LUN<br />1<br />STORAGE POOL<br />Lowest Tier Preferred<br />Reduce TCO<br />e.g., archived or infrequently accessed data<br />3<br />LUN<br />LUN<br />2<br />3<br />SSD<br />HDD<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  24. 24. Save Time with FAST VP<br />Set-it-and-forget-it performance optimization<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  25. 25. APP<br />APP<br />APP<br />OS<br />OS<br />OS<br />Virtual Machines<br />VMware <br />ESX Server<br />Nondisruptive Data Mobility with Virtual LUN<br />Tier virtual machines within array<br />Move virtual machines between storage tiers<br />Alter performance characteristic of your VMware vStorage VMFS without disruption<br />Nondisruptive to virtual machines and applications<br />Tier 1 Applications<br />FC<br />FC<br />FC<br />FC<br />FC<br />FC<br />Virtual LUN Technology<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />LP-<br />SATA<br />Tier 2 Applications<br />
  26. 26. FAST Cache Overview<br />Support for file and block<br />Extends mid-tier cache using Flash drives<br />Adds up to 2 TB of cache<br />Less than a third of the cost of DRAM<br />Hot data automatically ends up in FAST Cache<br />RAID 1 for Read/Write protection<br />Transparent to SP failure, no need to warm up the cache<br />Applicable to most workloads<br />Exchange<br />SharePoint<br />Oracle<br />Database<br />File<br />VMware<br />SAP<br />Fastest<br />30<br />DRAM<br />FAST Cache<br />Performance<br />8<br />Disk Drives<br />Capacity<br />1<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  27. 27. 3-Times the Performance<br />Run applications faster than ever<br /><ul><li>3Xthe number of users
  28. 28. 3X the number of transactions
  29. 29. 3X faster VMware View boot time
  30. 30. 3X quicker VMware View refresh time
  31. 31. 3Xthe number of users
  32. 32. 3X the number of transactions</li></li></ul><li>Accelerate SQL Server with VNX Series<br />More than 3x performance improvement with VNX and FAST Cache<br />4.5x performance improvement vs. previous generation<br />Achieves optimized performance without expensive data base and application tuning <br />Configuration: <br />VNX5700utilized 20SAS and 4Flash drives with FAST Cache <br />vsCX4-480 with 20FC drives<br />Relative Transactions <br />per second<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  33. 33. Accelerate Oracle OLTP with VNX Series<br />>3x utility from your Oracle OLTP using FAST Cache and FAST VP<br />Improved Oracle transaction time by 3.7x<br />Using FAST Cache and virtualized Oracle (with vSphere 4.1)<br />Increased performance comes at only a 18% increase in storage solution cost<br />Configuration: <br />VNX5300 with 20 15K SAS and 7 Flash drives (two used as FAST Cache, five in a tiered pool with FAST VP) <br />Vs. CX4-120 with 45 FC drives<br />Relative Transactions <br />per minute<br />If you hear Oracle OLTP, VNX series is a great solution<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  34. 34. VNX Thin Provisioning<br />User B10 GB<br />User A<br />10 GB<br />User C10 GB<br />Logical <br />application <br />and user view<br />Physical <br />allocation<br />4 GB<br />Physical consumed storage<br />2 GB<br />2 GB<br />Only allocate the actual capacity required by the application<br />VNX THIN PROVISIONING<br />Capacity oversubscription allows intelligent use of resources<br />File systems<br />FC and iSCSI LUNs<br />Logical size greater than physical size<br />VNX Thin Provisioning safeguards to avoid running out of space<br />Monitoring and alerting<br />Automatic and dynamic extension past logical size<br />Automatic NAS file system extension<br />FC and iSCSI dynamic LUN extension<br />Capacity on demand<br />EFFICIENCY <br />
  35. 35. Dynamic Capacity Provisioning<br />EFFICIENCY <br />
  36. 36. Block Data Compression<br />Reduces data footprint by up to 50%<br />After<br />Works with LUNs, databases, e-mail<br />Best with infrequently accessed data<br />Minimal performance impact<br />Compression done in background<br />Before<br />Point-and-click savings reduce data footprint<br />Recapture storage capacity<br />Benefits<br />
  37. 37. 1 TB<br />Traditional file data<br />~100 GB<br />~900 GB<br />Active<br />data<br />Inactive or aged data or<br />specifically targeted data<br />~100 GB<br />~400 GB<br />Up to 500 GB savings<br />Active<br />data<br />Dedupe and compressed data<br />~ 500 GB<br />File-level Deduplication- <br />enabled file system<br />File Deduplication and Compression<br />Capacity Savings<br /><ul><li>Intelligent data selection
  38. 38. Typically avoids active data
  39. 39. Option to target active files
  40. 40. Compression support for VMs through the Celerra Plug-in for VMware
  41. 41. End-user file-level activation
  42. 42. Tunable options by file system
  43. 43. Size of files
  44. 44. Age of files
  45. 45. File extension
  46. 46. Directory filtering
  47. 47. Internal policy engine
  48. 48. Runs in the background
  49. 49. Throttles to avoid negative impact on client services
  50. 50. Leverages EMC technologies
  51. 51. Compression engine
  52. 52. Deduplication engine</li></ul>Up to 50%<br />savings<br />EFFICIENCY <br />
  53. 53. VNX File Level Retention<br />File Level Retention Enterprise Option (FLR-E)<br />Provides for retention periods per file<br />Enables adherence to good business practices <br />Tamper proof clock<br />Activity Logging<br />File Level Retention Compliance Option (FLR-C)<br />Meets SEC Rule 17a-4(f) compliance requirements<br />Prevents file system deletions with locked files<br />“Hard” default retention periods<br />Data verificationto validate committed content<br />Retention periods cannot be modified<br />File systems can only be deleted when retention period has expired <br />Third-party compliance validation paper<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />Name:XYZ<br />SSN:1234567890<br />Account: 808-1287<br />Status: Gold<br />FLR - Compliance<br />FLR - Enterprise<br />SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE SUITE<br />
  54. 54. <br />VNX Anti-Virus Support<br />Œ<br /><br /><ul><li>Virus-checking request
  55. 55. Write/close orfirst read after new virus-definition file
  56. 56. Virus-checking signatures</li></ul>Shared bank of virus-checking servers<br />Can deploy multiple vendors’ engines concurrently<br />Virus-checking server only reads part of files <br />File access is blocked until it is checked<br />Scan after update<br />Scan on first read<br />Automatic access-time update<br />Notification on virus detect<br />Anti-virus sizing tool<br />Runs over VNX Event Enabler infrastructure<br />Virus-checking<br />server<br />User<br />VNX5300<br />McAfee NetShield<br />Symantec AntiVirus for NAS and Endpoint<br />Trend Micro ServerProtect for EMC VNX<br />CA eTrust Antivirus<br />Sophos Anti-Virus<br />Kaspersky Anti-Virus<br />This is the only anti-virus checking method supported by major virus-checking vendors for network shares<br />SECURITY AND COMPLIANCE SUITE<br />
  57. 57. Next Generation Data Networking<br />Converged 10GbE networks are emerging<br />EMC now has expanded portfolio of services<br />Certification training<br />Implementation services<br />Services can be helpful in the following customer use cases<br />Data center virtualization (cloud)<br />Unified storage (iSCSI and NAS)<br />Storage and server consolidation<br /><ul><li>Trend accelerated by server virtualization
  58. 58. VMware support FCoE, iSCSI, and NAS
  59. 59. EMC now delivers end-to-end Ethernet-based solutions
  60. 60. Converged network adapters
  61. 61. FCoE switches
  62. 62. Native Ethernet/FCoE storage</li></ul>HBA<br />NIC<br />Converged Network Adapter<br />FC Network<br />IP Network<br />Converged Network<br />FCoE IO Module<br />HARDWARE<br />
  63. 63. Disaster Recovery Challenges<br />Business Continuity can be Complex<br />HARDWARE<br />
  64. 64. Daily Backup: Recovery point every 24 hours<br />Sync and Async Replication: Latest image replicated, but susceptible to logical corruption<br />RECOVERY GAP<br />Snapshot: Recovery point every 3 hours<br />Recovery<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />RECOVERY<br />GAP<br />Event<br />Continuous Replication with Application Bookmarks: Application optimized recovery points <br />UNLIMITED RECOVERY POINTS WITH APPLICATION I/O BOOKMARKS<br />Checkpoint<br />Patch<br />Post-Patch<br />Cache Flush<br />Checkpoint<br />Pre-Patch<br />Quarterly<br />Close<br />Hot<br />Backup<br />(T) Time<br />Options for Protecting Data? <br />
  65. 65. RecoverPoint/SE Overview<br />Data protection, replication, and disaster recovery solution<br />Dynamic synchronous and asynchronous replication <br />WAN deduplication reduces network traffic by up to 90%<br />Protects physical and virtualized applications<br />Integrated with VMware vCenter Server and Site Recovery Manager<br />Recover replicated data to any point in time<br />Uses array based pricing!<br />Provides unified file and block storage disaster recovery<br />RecoverPoint Family<br />CDP: local <br />protection<br />CRR: remote protection<br />CLR: concurrent local and remote protection<br />RecoverPoint/SE: VNX, CLARiiON Unified<br />up to 300 TB <br />
  66. 66. Local and/or Remote Replication<br />OPTIONAL REMOTE RECOVERY SITE<br />PRODUCTION SITE<br />RecoverPoint bi-directional <br />replication/recovery<br />Application <br />servers<br />Standby <br />servers<br />Local <br />copy<br />Remote <br />copy<br />RecoverPoint<br />appliance<br />RecoverPoint<br />appliance<br />Production and local journals<br />Remote journal<br />ProdLUNs<br />SAN<br />FC/WAN<br />SAN<br />VNX array<br />VNX array<br />RecoverPoint/SE CRR<br /><ul><li>Unified block & file remote protection
  67. 67. DVR-like recovery to significant PiT
  68. 68. 90% WAN bandwidth reduction</li></ul>RecoverPoint/SE CDP<br /><ul><li> Local block protection
  69. 69. DVR-like recovery to any PiT </li></li></ul><li>1<br />2<br />Limited distance<br />4<br />3<br />Primary<br />Secondary<br />4<br />3<br />1<br />2<br />Unlimited distance<br />5<br />Primary<br />Secondary<br />MirrorView - Multi-site Replication<br />MirrorView/Synchronous<br />RPO: Zero seconds<br /><ul><li>Both images identical
  70. 70. Limited distance
  71. 71. High network bandwidth
  72. 72. One primary to one or two secondaries</li></ul>MirrorView/Asynchronous<br />RPO: 30 minutes to hours<br /><ul><li>Target updated periodically
  73. 73. Unlimited distance
  74. 74. Restartable copy on secondary if session fails
  75. 75. Optimized for low network bandwidth (consumes 100 Mb/s maximum)
  76. 76. One primary to one secondary</li></li></ul><li>Cost effective synchronous block replication<br />Primary<br />LUN level Disaster Recovery – MirrorViewithSynchronous<br />Cost effective block replication<br />Supports multi-site replication<br />Tracks host writes while link to secondary is down<br />Uses a bitmap to map the entire primary mirror <br />When secondary is available again, sends only changed data<br />Enables partial sync; avoids full re-sync<br />Minimizes customer’s exposure to out-of-sync data<br />Secondary<br />J<br />O<br />R<br />E<br />J<br />O<br />R<br />E’<br />J’<br />O’<br />R’<br />F’<br />J’<br />O’<br />R’<br />E<br />Fracture Log<br />1<br />0<br />1<br />0<br />1<br />0<br />0<br />1<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />0<br />REMOTE PROTECTION SUITE<br />
  77. 77. Service-level specifications<br />Automated, business-oriented policy definitions for recovery point objectives (RPOs)<br />Set interconnect Quality of Service (QoS) by scheduled bandwidth throttling<br />Advanced functionality<br />1-to-N replication for data distribution<br />Cascading Replication for multi-site disaster recovery <br />Scalability<br />Up to 1,024 replication sessions<br />Common replication management for NAS and iSCSI<br />Integrates with writeable NAS snaps<br />Snaps<br />Snaps<br />Snaps<br />FS/<br />LUNVDM<br />FS/<br />LUNVDM<br />FS/<br />LUNVDM<br />Replicator<br />CASCADING REPLICATION<br />Productionsite<br />Disaster recovery local site<br />Disaster recovery remote site<br />Network<br />Network<br />Network<br />LAN<br />WAN<br />10-minute RPO<br />2-hour RPO<br />Easily specify replication RPO and interconnect Quality of Service<br />REPLICATION AND RECOVERY<br />
  78. 78. Point-in-Time Views with Snaps<br />Logical PIT Copies<br />Pointer-based copy of data<br />Takes only seconds to create a complete snap<br />Requires less space than a full copy, but has performance overhead <br />Only need space for modified data—“Copy on First Write”<br />Could result in spindle contention for concurrent reads (from source and snap)<br />Physical PIT Copies*<br />Physically independent point-in-time copies of source volume<br />Require the same space as the source data<br />Available after initial copy<br />No performance impact on source data<br />Can be used to replace source after hardware or software error <br />Can be incrementally re-established<br />Logical point-in-time view<br />SourceLUN<br />Sourcedata<br />Full-image copies<br />Snap<br />Snap<br />Snap<br />Snap<br />Clones<br />Clones<br />Clones<br />Clones<br />* Physical PIT copies for file systems requires VNX Replicator<br />LOCAL PROTECTION SUITE<br />
  79. 79. Replication Manager Local or Remote Protection<br />Improved business continuity with automated disk-based replicas<br />Automates the creation, management, and use of all EMC disk-based, point-in-time replication technologies<br />Auto-discovers the environment<br />Intelligence to orchestrate replicas with deep application awareness<br />Easy to use single GUI with advanced wizards<br />Assignable roles for self-service replication<br />Replica 1<br />Replica 2<br />Replica 3<br />Replica 4<br />Integrated with major enterprise applications<br />APPLICATION PROTECTION SUITE<br />
  80. 80. PowerPath Multipathing, Monitoring, and Advanced Capabilities<br />HBA<br />HBA<br />HBA<br />HBA<br />EMCPowerPath<br />Multipathing<br />Hypervisor<br />SAN<br />SAN<br />SERVICE<br />CONSOLE<br />PowerPath<br />Monitoring and Management<br />Data Encryption<br />PowerPath Migration Enabler*<br />Virtualization<br />Nondisruptive arraymigrations<br />
  81. 81. Optimized for Virtualization<br />Seamless virtualization experience and acceleration<br />VAAI* offload<br />Virtual server administrator<br />Storage administrator<br />vCenter Serverintegration<br />Unisphere<br />Less net I/O<br />More VMs<br />Faster response<br />10X<br />Manage storage and VM resources in unison<br />Control offload functions and integrated replication<br />Manage storage and VM resources in unison<br />Control offload functions and integrated replication<br />* VAAI = VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration<br />
  82. 82. VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI)<br />10-times less I/O, more VMs, faster<br />Intelligent offload of storage function to array<br />Accelerates VM deployment, clone, snapshot, and Storage VMotion<br />Available with latest VMware’s vSphere<br />VAAI<br />Improve scalability and performance<br />Eliminate out-of-space errors<br />Transparently leverage array function<br />Benefits<br />
  83. 83. Storage Management<br />EMC Virtual Storage Integrator<br />
  84. 84. Next-generation architecture<br /><ul><li>Advanced multi-core platform
  85. 85. No-single-point-of-failure design
  86. 86. Multi-protocol: CIFS, NFS, and iSCSI
  87. 87. Powerful 6 Gb/s SAS back end
  88. 88. Compact 2U and 3U design</li></ul>Streamlined for ease of use <br /><ul><li>Designed for the IT generalist
  89. 89. Application-optimized wizards
  90. 90. Configurable with just a few clicks
  91. 91. Built-in snapshots and replication
  92. 92. Perfect for small or remote offices </li></ul>More Storage. Less Effort.<br />The easiest, most-efficient array ever<br />Storage.<br /> Click.<br />Done.<br />
  93. 93. VNXe SeriesModels<br />Simple. Efficient. Affordable.<br />
  94. 94. Instant Expertise <br />Best-practice wizards configure storage with just a few clicks<br />Email Wizard<br />Set up hundreds of Exchange mailboxes in fewer than 10 clicks<br />Hyper-V Wizard<br />VMware Wizard<br />Set up 1 TB Hyper-V datastore in 10 minutes <br />Set up 1 TB VMware datastore in 10 minutes <br />Share Wizard<br />Volume Wizard<br />Set up NFS and CIFS shares in minutes<br />Set up iSCSI volumes in minutes<br />
  95. 95. Visually drill down to individual components<br />Instant Insight with Unisphere<br />
  96. 96. Next-Generation Unified Storage<br />Most PowerfulSystem<br />Optimized for today’s virtualized data IT<br />EasiestArray <br />Scales large and fast <br />Self-optimizes for performance and capacity efficiency <br />Works on any network <br />Everything is fully automated<br />Plug and play <br />Works on any IP net<br />Up and running quickly <br />Easier than ever<br />VNXe3100<br />VNX7500<br />VNX5700<br />VNXe3300<br />VNX5100<br />VNX5500<br />VNX5300<br />Affordable.Simple. Efficient.Powerful.<br />