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Fusion-io, Mellanox and ION Data Accelerator

Fusion-io, Mellanox and ION Data Accelerator



The presentation was given at VMworld 2013 in San Francisco. It was presented at the Mellanox Booth. ...

The presentation was given at VMworld 2013 in San Francisco. It was presented at the Mellanox Booth.

Server-side flash may not always be practical, so ION Data Accelerator was created seamlessly share flash across servers.

You can learn more at http://www.fusionio.com/products/ion-data-accelerator/



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    Fusion-io, Mellanox and ION Data Accelerator Fusion-io, Mellanox and ION Data Accelerator Presentation Transcript

    • ION Data Accelerator August 2013
    • Powerful Flash Benefits Fusion-io Confidential2 ▸ Server-side not always practical • Inaccessible servers • No additional PCIe slots • Clusters require shared target ▸ ION for external shared flash • Seamlessly share flash across servers • Support clustered server installations Single Device Performance Equal to Hundreds of Drives…
    • Shared Acceleration with ION Fusion-io Confidential3 DATABASE PERFORMANCE25x XPLORE QUERY TIMES35xINDEX REBUILD40x Platforms • PCIe performance • Adaptive Flashback reliability • SAN Connected • Qualified servers • 25-40x performance improvement over HDD • 100µs response time for cluster applications ioMemory Software
    • Add flash as cache seamlessly to servers Provide flash memory to every server Introduce flash benefits to HA configurations ION Deployment Scenarios Fusion-io Confidential4 High Availability Flash With Mellanox Flash as External Storage Applications Flash as External Shared Cache Applications Clustered Servers Accelerate temp files or complete database SAN SAN SAN In Memory Database Existing storage Shared Cache
    • ION High Availability Configuration Fusion-io Confidential5 LUN 0 LUN 0 LUN 1 LUN 1 LUN 0 LUN 1 40Gb Mellanox IB For ION Cluster Connectivity
    • International Billing Agency Fusion-io Confidential6 Performance and Availability Challenge ▸ SAN does not allow frequent customer billings • Limited to no more than once per month ▸ Need consistent > 4 GB/s random-reads • For parallel table-scans ▸ Simultaneous write performance • With response time ~ 250µs ▸ Massive concurrent read/write workload • From different applications ▸ Demanding High Availability Infrastructure Requirements
    • More Frequent Billing Possible Fusion-io Confidential7 Conventional SAN Blade Server Blade Server Reads Reads Writes IO Bottleneck Blade Server Blade Server 4GB Random Reads 250µs Writes Balanced ION Acceleration with Mellanox HA Connectivity Replication Conventional Mellanox IB Connectivity
    • EMEA Telecom Services Fusion-io Confidential8 Performance Challenge ▸ 100s of virtual machines in ESX server farm ▸ Relational database across many servers ▸ Ticketing system taxes SAN with 50% writes ▸ Pain: Slow write response time
    • MS SQL VM (ESX): Faster Response to Tickets Fusion-io Confidential9 Slow Writes x100s 300 µs write response time 3x work queue reduction Conventional Flash Array x100s Conventional ION Acceleration
    • ION Industry Standard Hardware Fusion-io Confidential10 ioMemory PCIe Flash Redundant Hot Swap Power Supplies Redundant SAN Connections x86 Server OEM Hardware Warranty Spare Parts OnSite Service
    • ION Software with Server Choice Fusion-io Confidential11 Fusion-io Support Expertise • Leading database and cluster certified • ISO-9001 certified quality procedures Approved Hardware Quality • 3 year warranty; 24 hour onsite support • Extended warranty and support options • Server choice
    • Build Your Own ION Data Accelerator Fusion-io Confidential12 SUPPORTED SERVERS IODRIVES DL370 G6 DL380 G7 DL380p Gen8 DL580 G7 1026GT-TRF 1027GR-TRF 6037-TRXF SUPPORTED TARGET CONTROLLERS Fibre Channel: Qlogic InfiniBand: Mellanox iSCSI: Intel, Emulex, Mellanox, Broadcom HA: Mellanox R720 R420 X3650 M4 UCS C240 M3* *support is for single-node www.fusionio.com
    • ION Data Accelerator – Freedom of Choice Fusion-io Confidential13 • Leverage your buying power • Integrate • Support ▸ ION Data Accelerator Software (via Fusion-io) ▸ Server (via server OEM) ▸ ioDrive (via your supplier) • No hassles, partner integrated • Support • End-to-End Fusion-io Support SOFTW ARE Leverageyourbuyingpower FULLY INTEGRATED SOLUTION
    • Thank You fus ionio.c om | SAME PLAN ET. D IFFER EN T W OR LD .