Slides: Start Small, Grow Big with a Unified Scale-Out Infrastructure


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Slides from the on-demand webcast (showcasing customer Cirrity). Learn how NetApp® clustered Data ONTAP® 8.2 can help you scale multiple workloads on a single unified storage platform with support for multiple protocols such as SMB 3.0 and pNFS, and scale the performance of all of your applications, whether on SAN or NAS infrastructure.

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Slides: Start Small, Grow Big with a Unified Scale-Out Infrastructure

  1. 1. Start Small, Grow Big with a Unified Scale-out Infrastructure Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 Webcast 1
  2. 2. Speakers Host Guest Speakers Mike McNamara NetApp Dan Timko Cirrity Ingo Fuchs NetApp 2
  3. 3. Agenda • Data growth in the industry • Overview: clustered Data ONTAP® 8.2 • Achieving seamless scalability • Key features enabling performance at scale • Customer success: Cirrity • Resources 3
  4. 4. Data Is Growing at 39% CAGR 4 • Monumental data growth is happening – IDC estimates that the total terabytes shipped will continue to grow at the rate of 39%* or higher annually from 2011 through 2016. • Has your organization considered the long-term impact of this level of data growth? *Worldwide Storage Workloads Forecast and Analysis, 2011-2016, IDC
  5. 5. What Happens to 100TB at 39% CAGR? 5 100TB = 0.5PB after 5 years 100TB = 2.3PB after 10 years 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 3000 2500 2000 1500 1000 500 0 Terabytes A Decade of Monumental Growth
  6. 6. The Solution: Clustered Data ONTAP • Built-in multi-tenancy • Integrated data protection • Continuous data access • Common software • Common systems • Unified management 6 ERP Clustered Data ONTAP® VDIMessaging Hypervisor
  7. 7. Clustered Data ONTAP Benefits 7 • Perform lifecycle operations without interrupting business operations • Start small and grow big in both SAN and NAS environments • Simplify, automate and increase productivity while lowering IT costs Nondisruptive Operations Seamless Scalability Proven Efficiency
  8. 8. Address data growth • Grow from small to large • Respond immediately Capacity 69PB Performance PB per admin Scale in 3 dimensions 8 ERP Clustered Data ONTAP® VDIMessaging Hypervisor Seamless Scalability Benefits *1.5M OPS, Linear *For more information, visit
  9. 9. Seamless Scalability • Scales to 24 nodes, providing more than *1.5 million SFS ops per second with 1.53 millisecond overall response time • Up to 69PB maximum capacity 9 *Source:
  10. 10. Raising the Bar on Scale • Nearly 50,000 LUNs in 8-node cluster • 12,000 volumes in 24-node cluster • 400 TB aggregates • 100K NFS clients 10
  11. 11. Single Node and Two-Node Switchless Clusters • Lowers cost • Reduces complexity • Creates a base for growth 11 WAN Remote Office Cluster Data Center Cluster
  12. 12. Intracluster FlexCache Support • Lower costs with improved system utilization – Balances reads – Enables load- balancing • Space efficient – Only data accessed is cached • NFS and CIFS • Built-in 12 A Node 1 Node 2 Cache Volumes Node 3 Node 4 A Node 2 Cache Volumes Node 3 Node 4
  13. 13. Intracluster FlexCache Support 13 Node 1 Node 2 Cache Volumes Node 3 Node 4Node 2 Cache Volumes Node 3 Node 4 A’ A’ A’A’ A • Lower costs with improved system utilization – Balances reads – Enables load- balancing • Space efficient – Only data accessed is cached • NFS and CIFS • Built-in
  14. 14. • Caches data locally on the cache client or a dedicated cache server • Distributed cache mode and hosted cache mode • Optimized for read-intensive environments • Reduces WAN traffic by redirecting the subsequent clients to the cache 14 BranchCache Support for CIFS
  15. 15. SMB Auto Location Automatic Node Referrals • Reduces file access latency for Windows® file services – Automatically selects optimized data path for CIFS/SMB clients – Moving or relocating data volumes will update client DFS cache for future access – Client independent: supports clients from Windows XP and later • NetApp® exclusive technology 15 LIF 1 LIF 2 CIFS Clients HA11 22 2 1
  16. 16. New CIFS Feature Support • Access-based enumeration • Microsoft® previous versions • Local users and groups • Roaming profile, folder redirection • Offline folder (client-side caching) • SMB signing (server side) • FPolicy • File access auditing • FSecurity 1616
  17. 17. New CIFS Feature Support • Access-based enumeration • Microsoft® previous versions • Local users and groups • Roaming profile, folder redirection • Offline folder (client-side caching) • SMB signing (server side) • FPolicy® • File access auditing • FSecurity 1717
  18. 18. Parallel NFS (pNFS) on NetApp • Push volume awareness to client • Provides direct path to data – Reduces latency as volumes move – Increases data throughput – Improves SLAs with nondisruptive operations • NFS data access 18 NetApp® FAS/V-Series Clients A A B C pNFS Protocol NFS Data Access
  19. 19. NetApp Infinite Volume 19 SVM1 with Infinite Volume A1 SVM3 with FlexVol® Volumes B1 C A A3 B SVM2 with Infinite Volume SVM4 with FlexVol Volumes Designed for big data content • Built on proven Data ONTAP® technology • Single volume scales up to 20PB and billions of files over 10 nodes in cluster • Native storage efficiency Simplified operations • Simplifies application workflows • Load balances data at ingest • Starts small, grow granularly • Support for NFS v3, 4.1, pNFS, SMB 1.0 High availability • Protects against disk and hardware failures • Snapshot™ copies and replication for quick recovery • Manage and upgrade nondisruptively
  20. 20. Scalable SAN: Clustered Data ONTAP • Heterogeneous – FC, FCoE, iSCSI – Entry/mid/high-end platforms supported • Integrated tiering – SSD, FC, SAS, and SATA storage • Massively scalable – Up to 8 nodes per cluster – Up to 49,000 LUNs per cluster – Up to 23+ PB per cluster • Designed for multi-tenancy – Up to 256 securely partitioned workloads/customers per cluster • Designed for nondisruptive operations – Through operational lifecycle Data ONTAP GX System Windows® Linux® Cluster UNIX® Single System Image Clustered Data ONTAP® System Unified Fabric: Block (FC, FCoE, iSCSI) + File (NFS, SMB) FC SATA SSD Third-Party Arrays with V-SeriesNetApp® Storage FC, SAS, SSD or SATA SAS
  21. 21. Who is Cirrity? • Independent, channel-focused cloud services provider • Provides a cloud platform that meets PCI and HIPAA requirements • Caters to consultants, value-added resellers (VARs), MSPs, and others • Offers state-of-the-art infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) solutions backed by extensive expertise 21
  22. 22. Cirrity: The Challenge • Accommodate new customers and more data • Scale simply and seamlessly • Keep IT costs in check • Provide high performance and availability 22
  23. 23. Cirrity: The Solution • FlexPod® platform – NetApp® FAS3240 and FAS3220 storage systems – Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B230 M2 blade servers – Enterprise-class Cisco Nexus® 5548 Series Switches, and Cisco UCS 6248UP 48-port fabric interconnects • VMware® vCloud® Suite • Clustered Data ONTAP® architecture 23NetApp Confidential - Internal Use Only
  24. 24. Grow the business without limits • Scale-up and scale-out capabilities to support emerging business lines Achieve nondisruptive operations • Offers 100% uptime SLA backed by a reliable infrastructure Deliver impact faster • Same-day secure service delivery • Speed-to-market edge for customers 24 FlexPod Cirrity: The Benefits
  25. 25. Summary 25 Data growth is explosive Address data growth with clustered Data ONTAP Scale in three dimensions Bring intelligence to data management Scale to the size of your business nondisruptively
  26. 26. Resources • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 • NetApp Data ONTAP 8: Clustering to Achieve Enterprise Scale scale.aspx • NetApp Infinite Volume • ESG Lab Validation Report: NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP 8.2 – Efficient, Flexible, Scale-Out Clustered NAS and SAN Storage • Cisco Validated Design: VMware vSphere built on FlexPod pod_esxi51_ucsm2.pdf 26
  27. 27. 27 © 2013 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of NetApp, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice. NetApp, the NetApp logo, Go further, faster, Data ONTAP, Flash Cache, FlexCache, FlexPod, FlexVol, FPolicy, OnCommand, and Snapshot are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. VMware, VMware vCloud, and VMware vSphere are registered trademarks and vShield is a trademark of VMware, Inc. Cisco, Cisco Nexus, and Cisco UCS are registered trademarks and Cisco Unified Computing System is a trademark of Cisco Systems, Inc. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.
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