Learn how Stanford University has leveraged Open Storage technology to meet their Storage needs<br />Webinar will start in...
Learn how Stanford University has leveraged Open Storage technology to meet their Storage needs<br />Webinar will start in...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
Real life experiences - Stanford University
Overview - Nexenta Systems
Q&A</li></li></ul><li>“IDC estimates that the total amount of digital information created, captured and replicated will gr...
Explosion of Unstructured Data<br />structured data<br />unstructured data<br />80 % of all digital data is unstructured<b...
Customer Challenges<br />Expensive<br />Fork lift upgrade<br />Trained Administrator<br />
Buy More!<br />Getting smart to address the problem<br />Simple to manage<br />Easy to Scale<br />Economics of Scale<br />
What is OpenStorage?<br />Freedom of choice at every level of storage stack<br />Innovation and better storage economics<b...
OpenStorage represents a growing part of the existing Storage ecosystem. Open storage will account for $10.6B of the $90B ...
Proprietary Disk System<br />Open Storage Server System<br />Storage Software<br />NexentaStor<br />10X Storage cost<br />...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
Real life experiences - Stanford University
Overview - Nexenta Systems
Q&A</li></li></ul><li>Open Storage at Stanford University<br />Joe Little<br />Electrical Engineering<br />
How we got here<br />Commercial and non-commercial file servers<br />Tape Backup<br />Data Growth<br />Why buy today when ...
User Expectations<br />
Too Many Choices<br />
Disaster Recovery<br />Tape is dead<br />2nd Tier Storage<br />Commodity growth curve<br />Snapshots<br />
The New Backup<br />(Amanda and Crashplan)<br />
VMs storage reqs<br />Reliability<br />Performance<br />Snapshot integration<br />
1st Tier Storage<br />Prime Time<br />
1st Tier Setup<br />Get your feet wet with 2nd tier storage<br />HA possible, but at some cost<br />Go through your failur...
Storage Growth == Commodity Storage Growth<br />Growth At Stanford<br />
Get to the Meat<br />
Best Practices<br />Stanford ActiveDirectory is typically non-standard: Use the “gateway” approach<br />NFSv4/Kerberos a w...
Evil Practices<br />Hardware RAID<br />
First move is to 3rd Parties<br />Third stage is building in-house clouds<br />Second stage is external services leveragin...
Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
Real life experiences - Stanford University
Overview - Nexenta Systems
Q&A</li></li></ul><li>Company Overview<br /><ul><li>Founded in 2004; GA product in 2008
Privately held; HQ in Mountain View with operations in India, Russia, UK, Holland and Germany
ZFS optimized filesystem based on Open Storage</li></ul>“Enterprise class storage for everyone”<br />
30,000+ User and 2,000+ Paid customers<br />Customers<br />Resellers<br />Partners<br />29<br />29<br />
What is NexentaStor<br /><ul><li> Hardware independent
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- different deployments of NexentaStor on Stanford's campus

- the benefits of choosing NexentaStor for their storage needs

- how using OpenStorage can lower storage TCO

- new trends in storage

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Learn how Stanford University leveraged OpenStorage to meet their storage needs

  1. 1. Learn how Stanford University has leveraged Open Storage technology to meet their Storage needs<br />Webinar will start in 10 minutes<br />
  2. 2. Learn how Stanford University has leveraged Open Storage technology to meet their Storage needs<br />Webinar will start in 5 minutes<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
  4. 4. Real life experiences - Stanford University
  5. 5. Overview - Nexenta Systems
  6. 6. Q&A</li></li></ul><li>“IDC estimates that the total amount of digital information created, captured and replicated will grow at a rate of 58% per year – reaching 1,610 Exabytes in 2011”<br />
  7. 7. Explosion of Unstructured Data<br />structured data<br />unstructured data<br />80 % of all digital data is unstructured<br />Increasing cost to manage growing storage resources<br />Unstructured data resists categorization, utilization, and reuse<br />
  8. 8. Customer Challenges<br />Expensive<br />Fork lift upgrade<br />Trained Administrator<br />
  9. 9. Buy More!<br />Getting smart to address the problem<br />Simple to manage<br />Easy to Scale<br />Economics of Scale<br />
  10. 10. What is OpenStorage?<br />Freedom of choice at every level of storage stack<br />Innovation and better storage economics<br />
  11. 11. OpenStorage represents a growing part of the existing Storage ecosystem. Open storage will account for $10.6B of the $90B Storage market.<br />Source: Oracle Research Paper, March 2010, Get More Storage Efficiency with Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems<br />
  12. 12. Proprietary Disk System<br />Open Storage Server System<br />Storage Software<br />NexentaStor<br />10X Storage cost<br />Open Source<br />Must buy vendor units<br />Proprietary Head Unit<br />Commodity Hardware<br />Lower cost<br />Lower cost<br />Better selection<br />Must buy vendor controller<br />Controller Hardware<br />Industry Controllers<br />Disks<br />Disks<br />Must buy vendor disk at 5x markup<br />Market price disks<br />
  13. 13. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
  14. 14. Real life experiences - Stanford University
  15. 15. Overview - Nexenta Systems
  16. 16. Q&A</li></li></ul><li>Open Storage at Stanford University<br />Joe Little<br />Electrical Engineering<br />
  17. 17. How we got here<br />Commercial and non-commercial file servers<br />Tape Backup<br />Data Growth<br />Why buy today when its cheaper tomorrow<br />
  18. 18. User Expectations<br />
  19. 19. Too Many Choices<br />
  20. 20. Disaster Recovery<br />Tape is dead<br />2nd Tier Storage<br />Commodity growth curve<br />Snapshots<br />
  21. 21. The New Backup<br />(Amanda and Crashplan)<br />
  22. 22. VMs storage reqs<br />Reliability<br />Performance<br />Snapshot integration<br />
  23. 23. 1st Tier Storage<br />Prime Time<br />
  24. 24. 1st Tier Setup<br />Get your feet wet with 2nd tier storage<br />HA possible, but at some cost<br />Go through your failure scenarios<br />Expectations may warrant vendor/VAR/SI<br />
  25. 25. Storage Growth == Commodity Storage Growth<br />Growth At Stanford<br />
  26. 26. Get to the Meat<br />
  27. 27. Best Practices<br />Stanford ActiveDirectory is typically non-standard: Use the “gateway” approach<br />NFSv4/Kerberos a work in progress<br />RAID10 is best<br />RAID5/6/Z1/Z2+ for 2nd Tier only<br />More drives > larger drives<br />Sweet spot == 1TB?<br />
  28. 28. Evil Practices<br />Hardware RAID<br />
  29. 29. First move is to 3rd Parties<br />Third stage is building in-house clouds<br />Second stage is external services leveraging other services (DropBox)<br />Cloud Directions<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
  32. 32. Real life experiences - Stanford University
  33. 33. Overview - Nexenta Systems
  34. 34. Q&A</li></li></ul><li>Company Overview<br /><ul><li>Founded in 2004; GA product in 2008
  35. 35. Privately held; HQ in Mountain View with operations in India, Russia, UK, Holland and Germany
  36. 36. ZFS optimized filesystem based on Open Storage</li></ul>“Enterprise class storage for everyone”<br />
  37. 37. 30,000+ User and 2,000+ Paid customers<br />Customers<br />Resellers<br />Partners<br />29<br />29<br />
  38. 38. What is NexentaStor<br /><ul><li> Hardware independent
  39. 39. NAS/SAN/iSCSI/FC
  40. 40. CDP via ZFS snapshots
  41. 41. CDP via block sync
  42. 42. Advanced graphics
  43. 43. Event based API</li></ul>Optional modules<br />+ VM management + WORM + Windows ‘Deloreon’ + HA Cluster<br />Enterprise Edition<br />+ search + synch replication<br />+ ease of use + remote management<br />NexentaOS:<br /><ul><li> Loves multiple cores
  44. 44. Boot level ZFS
  45. 45. >1 million downloads</li></ul>Debian / Ubuntu<br />#1 community + packaging<br />Solaris kernel<br />multi-core + clustering<br />ZFS: File system<br /><ul><li>universal: SAN/NAS/iSCSI/FC
  46. 46. performance: variable block size + prefetch
  47. 47. Software RAID that identifies and corrects data corruption</li></ul>ZFS<br />checksums<br /> not volumes<br />128 bit<br />
  48. 48. Breaking through economic and performance barriers<br />Servers can handle ~1M IOPS<br />Support Flash Storage devices<br />Best Price / Performance sweet spot<br />Less power consumption<br />Simple to maintain and manage<br />Less Expensive than DRAMs<br />
  49. 49. Support for Hybrid storage pools<br />Application<br />NexentaStor<br />Write Cache<br />Read Cache<br />High Capacity Storage<br />SSDs<br />HDDs<br />
  50. 50. Easy to Scale<br />NexentaStor<br />Increased computational power by adding processors with more CPUs and cache<br />Commodity Hardware<br />Industry Controllers<br />Increase performance using additional SSDs to cache storage reads and writes<br />Disks<br />Expand total capacity by adding disk drive expansion units<br />
  51. 51. Multiple protocols for Linux and Windows platforms<br /><ul><li>CIFS
  52. 52. NFS
  53. 53. SCSI
  54. 54. iSCSI
  55. 55. FC
  56. 56. Infiniband</li></li></ul><li>Enterprise grade product that is rich in features<br /><ul><li>Storage efficiency
  57. 57. Built in compression
  58. 58. De-duplication
  59. 59. Data protection
  60. 60. Self-Healing storage system</li></li></ul><li>How to get started with Nexenta<br />Free Community edition<br />Free 45 day Trial edition<br />Visit www.nexenta.com<br />
  61. 61. Agenda<br /><ul><li>Introduction to Open Storage
  62. 62. Real life experiences - Stanford University
  63. 63. Overview - Nexenta Systems
  64. 64. Q&A</li></li></ul><li>Breaking through economic and performance barriers<br />Fastest Drives = 300 – 500 IOPS only<br />Large pools of 15K RPM drives + large buffer of DRAMs<br />More power consumption<br />Complex to maintain and manage<br />Expensive to add DRAMs<br />
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