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  • 1. NAS Meets SAN – an intro to VNX Unified Rob Hazen EMC Unified Storage Division Patrick Williams North Carolina State University© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1
  • 2. Your Data Center Today Users ý Multiple protocols ý Inefficient backup SQL ý No disaster recovery ý Difficult to scale CIFS CIFS CIFS ý High management SQL costs ý Server sprawl NFS NFS NFS ý Out of power Oracle ý Out of space ý Underutilized direct- iSCSI iSCSI iSCSI attached storage Exchange ý Inflexible SAN© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 2
  • 3. The Journey to the Cloud IT Production Business Production IT-as-a-Service Lower Costs Improve Quality of Service Improve Agility % Virtualized Platinum Gold Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 IT Owned Apps Mission Critical Apps Run IT As A Business© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
  • 4. Consolidate Your Data… Users ¨ Multiple protocols ¨ Inefficient backup SQL ¨ No disaster recovery ¨ Difficult to scale ¨ High management SQL costs ý Server sprawl ý Out of power Oracle ý Out of space ý Underutilized direct- attached storage Exchange ý Inflexible Centralized Storage – NAS & SAN© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 4
  • 5. Virtualize Your Servers… Users ¨ Multiple protocols ¨ Inefficient backup SQL ¨ No disaster recovery ¨ Difficult to scale ¨ High management SQL costs ¨ Server sprawl ¨ Out of power Oracle ¨ Out of space ¨ Underutilized direct- attached storage Exchange ¨ Inflexible Centralized Storage - NAS & SAN© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 5
  • 6. Which Protocol? So… I need to consolidate and virtualize my storage Wrong Question! infrastructure How do I do that? Do I use… NAS (Network Attached Storage)? iSCSI (SCSI over IP)? SAN (Storage Attached Network)? NFS CIFS iSCSI FC pNFS MPFS FCoE How do I choose?© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
  • 7. Think about the right questions… … How do I ü Drive down costs? ü Increase storage efficiency? ü Guarantee compliance? ü Provide data protection? ü Deliver reliable service? ü Leverage the cloud?© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 7
  • 8. Virtualization Changes EverythingThe move to virtual servers demands new storage solutions Static RAID Groups Self-Optimizing Storage Pools Discrete Servers Virtual Server Pool Automatic Application Optimization Automatic Data Optimization RAID Groups Storage Pool Storage Storage System System© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 8
  • 9. Storage has Changed ForeverFLASH for transactions and large HDDs for capacity High transaction Enterprise FLASH Classic 15K HDD …trying to do both High Capacity HDD© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
  • 10. New FLASH 1st Data StrategyHot data on fast Flash SSDs—cold data on dense disks “Hot” high activity Highly active data As data ages, activity is stored on falls, triggering automatic Flash SSDs for movement to high fastest capacity disk drives for response time lowest cost Data Activity FLASH High Cap. SSD HDD Movement Trigger “Cold” low activity Data Age© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10
  • 11. Next-Generation Unified StorageOptimized for today’s virtualized data IT M Pow ost Sys erful tem " Scales large and fast " Self-optimizes for est performance and Easi y Arra capacity efficiency " Works on any network " Plug and play " Everything is fully " Works on any IP net automated " Up and running quickly " Easier than ever VNXe3100 VNXe3300 VNX5100 VNX5300 VNX5500 VNX5700 VNX7500 Affordable. Simple. Efficient. Powerful.© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 11
  • 12. VNX Series MODULAR UNIFIED GATEWAY VNX5100 VNX5300 VNX5500 VNX5700 VNX7500 VG2 VG8 Min. Form Factor 4U 7U 7U-9U 8U - 11U 8U – 15U 2U 2U Max. Drives 75 125 250 500 1000 4000 4000 Drive types 3.5” Flash, SAS and NL-SAS and 2.5” 10K SAS BE dependent BE dependent Configurable I/O n/a 3 4 4 5 3 5 Slots per X-Blade X-Blades n/a 1 or 2 1 or 2 or 3 2 or 3 or 4 2 to 8 1 or 2 2 to 8 FILE Capacity per X- n/a 200 256 Blade (in TBs) CPU / Cores / 2.13GHz / 4 / 2.13Gz / 4 / 2.4GHz / 4 / 2.8GHz / 6 / 2.4GHz / 4 / 2.8GHz / 6 / NA Memory (per blade) 6 GB 12 GB 12 GB 24 GB 6 GB 24 GB Protocols n/a NFS, CIFS, MPFS, pNFS Configurable I/O 0 2 2 5 5 N/A Slots per SP BLOCK Embedded I/O ports 4 FC ports, 2 Back-End SAS ports 0 0 N/A CPU / Cores / 1.6GHz / 2 / 1.6GHz / 4 / 2.13GHz / 4 / 2.4GHz / 4 / 2.8GHz / 6 / N/A Memory (per SP) 4 GB 8 GB 12 GB 18 GB 24 GB Protocols FC FC, iSCSI, FCoE N/A© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 12
  • 13. VNX Unified StorageMaximum CPU cores of unified data processing power OBJECT MPFS/pNFS Host Build a single cloud AUTOMATIC SERVER with “N” number OPTIMIZATION of systems NAS SAN CLOUD Storage Storage Processor Processor BLOCK FILE AND OBJECT FILE 12 cores dedicated to 48 cores dedicated to storage pool networked file system object, networked file management and high system management management performance block and data sharing serving AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION Flash SAS NL-SAS (Highest (Good (Highest performance performance) capacity) ) VNX supports all protocols—today and in the future© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 13
  • 14. How do I… Drive down costs Ÿ  Storage Consolidation Ÿ  Simplified Management Ÿ  Thin Provisioning Increase storage efficiency Ÿ  Deduplication Ÿ  Fully Automated Storage Tiering Guarantee compliance Ÿ  Lock and Retain by Policy Ÿ  Keep Secure Ÿ  Snaps, Backup, Replication Provide data protection Ÿ  Consistency, Local, Distance Ÿ  Optimize for Virtualization Leverage the cloud Ÿ  EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 14
  • 15. 3-Times EasierSmarter management, greater automation, faster results 3X Manage it all… easie r •  VNX, CLARiiON, and Celerra •  Storage pools, virtualization, replication •  File, block, and object …from a single interface with Unisphere Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 15
  • 16. VNX Thin ProvisioningOnly allocate the actual capacity required by the application VNX THIN PROVISIONING •  Capacity oversubscription allows intelligent use of resources –  File systems User A User B User C 10 GB 10 GB 10 GB –  FC and iSCSI LUNs –  Logical size greater than physicalLogicalapplication sizeand user view •  VNX Thin ProvisioningPhysical 4 GB safeguards to avoid running outallocation Physical consumed of space 2 GB 2 GB storage –  Monitoring and alerting •  Automatic and dynamic extension past logical size Capacity on –  Automatic NAS file system extension Drive down demand Increase storage Guarantee ProvideFC and iSCSI dynamic LUN –  data extension Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 16
  • 17. File Deduplication and Compression Capacity Savings •  Intelligent data selection –  Typically avoids active data 1 TB §  Option to target active files Traditional file data §  Compression support for VMs through the VNX Plug-in for VMware §  End-user file-level activation –  Tunable options by file system ~100 GB ~900 GB §  Size of files §  Age of files Active Inactive or aged data or data specifically targeted data §  File extension §  Directory filtering •  Internal policy engine ~100 GB ~400 GB –  Runs in the background Up to 500 GB Active Dedupe and savings –  Throttles to avoid negative impact on data compressed client services data •  Leverages EMC technologies ~ 500 GB –  Compression engine Up to 50% File-level Deduplication- –  Deduplication engine savings enabled file system Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 17
  • 18. Fully Automated Storage Tiering –FAST VP for Block and File AccessOptimize VNX for minimum TCO BEFORE AFTER Pool Automates movement of hot or cold LUN 1 Tier 0 blocks Optimizes LUN 2 Tier 1 use of high performance and high capacity drives Improves Tier 2 cost and performance Most activity Average activity Least activity Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 18
  • 19. FAST Cache Approach Exchange SAP VMware Oracle Database SharePoint File Œ  Page requests satisfied from DRAM if available   If not, FAST Cache driver checks map to determine where page is DRAM located Policy Ž  Page request satisfied from disk MAP Engine drive if not in FAST Cache Driver   Policy Engine copies the page to FAST Cache if it is being used frequently FAST Cache Disk Drives   Subsequent requests for this page satisfied from FAST Cache ‘  Dirty pages are copied back to disk drives as background activity Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 19
  • 20. The FAST Suite(Fully Automated Storage Tiering)Highest performance and capacity efficiency—automatically! Real-time optimization with FAST Cache •  FAST Cache continuously ensures that the hottest data is served from high performance FLASH SSDs •  FAST VP (Virtual Pools) optimizes storage pools automatically, ensuring that active data is being served from High- High- SSDs, while cold data is moved to lower Flash Performance capacity cost disk tiers SSD HDD HDD •  Together they deliver a fully automated FLASH 1st storage strategy for optimal performance at the lowest cost attainable Scheduled optimization •  Monitor and Tune the whole system with with FAST VP the complementary Unisphere QoS Manager and Unisphere Analyzer Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 20
  • 21. 3-Times the PerformanceSupercharge applications with VNX and FAST Suite •  3X the number •  1/3 View boot •  3X the number of users time of users •  3X the number •  4X faster View •  3X the number of transactions response time of transactions Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21
  • 22. VNX Security and Compliance SuiteKeep data safe from changes, deletions, and maliciousactivityEMC VNX Host EMC VNX File-level EMC VNX EventEncryption Retention (FLR) Enabler (VEE)•  Maintains data •  Provides the ability to •  Delivers alerts upon confidentiality for data lock down (WORM) file file system actions at rest, provides systems to avoid •  Allows integration with compliance malicious or accidental third-party anti-virus changes•  Encrypts data where it checking, quota is created—providing •  Supports file-level management, and protection anywhere retention periods auditing applications outside the server •  VNX File-level Retention Compliance Option (FLR- C) meets SEC Rule 17a-4(f) compliance requirements Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 22
  • 23. Total Protection—Better than EverUnified replication with the Total Protection Pack •  Local and remote data recovery with DVR-like roll-back •  Restore individual or multiple virtual machines with a single click •  Define and enforce custom RPOs and SLAs across virtual infrastructure •  Automated failover and failback •  Proven reference architectures Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 23
  • 24. Optimized for VirtualizationSeamless virtualization experience and acceleration VAAI* offload Storage Unisphere vCenter Server Virtual server administrator Less net I/O integration administrator Manage storage and VM resources in unison 10 More VMs Faster Manage storage and VM resources in unison response Control offload functions and integrated replication X Control offload functions and integrated replication* VAAI = VMware vStorage APIs for Array Integration Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 24
  • 25. Unisphere Quality of Service ManagerApplication-based service level management BeforeUnisphere Quality With Unisphere Quality of Service Manager of Service Manager •  Manage block resources based on service levels High Medium Low –  Monitor and achieve performance objectives for Priority Priority Priority applications •  Optimize performance based on policy management –  Set performance goals for critical applications –  Set limits on lower-priority applications –  Schedule policies to run at different intervals •  Measure and control storage based on different Available Performance metrics –  Response time (e.g., Exchange) –  Bandwidth (e.g., backup to disk) –  Throughput (e.g., OLTP applications) •  Complements FAST VP and FAST Cache Applications Applications –  Adds additional dynamic service-level management to FAST VP and FAST Cache Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 25
  • 26. EMC Cloud TieringAppliance Tieringformerly EMC File Management Appliance FAST VP•  Simple, scalable, policy- Cloud Tiering Appliance based file tiering, archiving Atmos-powered Cloud and migration EMC VNX Service Archiving•  Improve utilization of high- performance primary Cloud Tiering EMC Appliance storage EMC Data VNXe NAS Domain•  Lower TCO for NAS Migration infrastructure Cloud Tiering•  Reduce backup windows Appliance EMC Isilon NetApp EMC VNX Drive down Increase storage Guarantee Provide data Leverage the costs efficiency compliance protection cloud© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 26
  • 27. VNX Series Software ComponentsSoftware solutions made simple Management Unisphere software Attractively Priced Packs and File deduplication & compression, Suites Base software block compression, virtual VNX VNX Suites (no additional charge) provisioning, SAN Copy, and Packs protocols FAST Suite FAST VP, FAST Cache, Unisphere Analyzer, Unisphere Quality of Service Manager VNX Total Efficiency Pack Security and Compliance Event Enabler (anti-virus, quota management, auditing), File- Suite level retention, host encryption Total Protection Pack Local Protection Suite SnapView, SnapSure, RecoverPoint/SE CDP Remote Protection Suite Replicator, MirrorView A/S, RecoverPoint/SE CRR Application Protection Suite Replication Manager, Data Protection Advisor for Replication© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 27
  • 28. Software. Simple. Powerful.© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 28
  • 29. Are we done?© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 29
  • 30. Customer Deployment: North Carolina State Patrick Williams Office of Information Technology North Carolina State University© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 30
  • 31. Who is NC State University?© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 31
  • 32. EMC CX3-80 Array HDS 9980 Array EMC CX700 Array EMC CX700 Array NetApp 3050 Array NetApp 3070 Array IBM zSeries To DC #2 Cisco Transition Switch Fabric t Interconnect Brocade Switch Fabric To DC #2 NetApp Cluster Fabric EMCCentera SL8500 Tape Library IBM 3590 Tape Library Sun E25k EDL 4406 Virtual Tape NC STATE UNIVERSITY – Pre-Consolidation © Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 32
  • 33. Positive results ü  Reduced power consumption 39.4% ü  Increased storage capacity 300% ü  Decreased costs of operations 24.5% Power Use Capacity (PB) 4 YR TCO ($M) 100 (MWh) 300 6 80 200 4 60 2005 Pre Pre 2011 Post 40 Post 100 2 20 0 0 0© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 33
  • 34. Consolidated NAS services ü Leveraged existing investment in disk and arrays ü Simplified NAS and SAN management through Unisphere ü Centralized 100TB of file storage© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 34
  • 35. Campus wide VM consolidation ü Reduced power 94% ü 400 servers to 8 servers ü 12 remote to 1 central Power Use (KWh) 100 80 60 40 20 0© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 35
  • 36. Our Tiering Solution Tier 1 Highest I/O Low change (1/yr) EMC CX4-960 Tier 2 EMC Highest I/O CX4-480 FAST Optimized CX3-80 Change Tolerant Tier 3 EMC NS-80G Mid I/O EMC Centera Student Data NetApp 3070© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 36
  • 37. FAST UseCase: My (internal) View Customer View After - with FAST Before - without FAST 5 FC 300GB 15k drives 20 FC 300GB 15k drives 5 SATA 2TB 7.2k drives Short Stroked Usable Capacity 11.5TB Usable Capacity 3TB $/TB: $656 $/TB: $4,640 Built for sustained IOPS Built for peak IOPS Burst IO satisfied via IOPS load satisfied FAST© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 37
  • 38. Lessons learned•  Platform consolidation is the key to effective resource management•  Innovations like FAST drive performance and efficiency•  Virtualized infrastructure allows for greater growth and enables future cloud agility© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 38
  • 39. NC State– Future Directions and Considerations Tiering FAST VP Cloud Tiering Appliance Atmos-powered Cloud EMC VNX Service Archiving Cloud Tiering Appliance EMC EMC Data VNXe NAS Domain Migration Cloud Tiering Appliance EMC Isilon NetApp EMC VNX© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 39
  • 40. Next-Generation Unified StorageOptimized for today’s virtualized data IT M Pow ost Sys erful tem " Scales large and fast " Self-optimizes for est performance and Easi y Arra capacity efficiency " Works on any network " Plug and play " Everything is fully " Works on any IP net automated " Up and running quickly " Easier than ever VNXe3100 VNXe3300 VNX5100 VNX5300 VNX5500 VNX5700 VNX7500 Affordable. Simple. Efficient. Powerful.© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 40
  • 41. THANK YOU© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 41
  • 42. © Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 42
  • 43. Please help us improve by filling out session evaluations! NAS Meets SAN: An Introduction to VNX Unified Rob Hazen, Patrick Williams Related EMC World Sessions Keynotes •  Unified Storage Meets the Cloud (Rich Napolitano, Tu@2p) Lectures •  Intro to VNX & VNXe Series – A Hardware Overview (M@10:00a, M@3:30) •  VNX Storage Efficiencies – What , Why, and When (M@10:00a, M@2:00p) •  Next Generation Storage Management for VNX Systems Unisphere 1.1 (W@10:00a, Th@1:00p) •  New Storage Strategies: FLASH 1st - Disk 2nd (T@5:00p,W@11:30a) Hands-on Workshops •  VNXe - Hands-on Workshop (M@10a, Tu@3:30p, Tu@3:30p, W@10:00a, Th@11:30a) •  VNX Unisphere - Hands-on Workshop (M@10:00a, Tu@10:00a, Tu@11:30a, W@10:00a, Th@8:30a) •  EMC Unisphere Analyzer - Hands-on Workshop (M@2:00p, Tu@3:30p, W@2:45p, Th@10:00a) •  Unified Storage Mgmt in Vmware vSphere - Hands-on Workshop (M@2:00p, Tu@11:30a, W@2:45p, Th@10:00a) •  Unified Storage Efficiency - Hands-on Workshop (M@3:30p, Tu@10:00a, W@4:15p, Th@8:30a) Birds-of-a-Feather •  Flash Technology Applications – Now and Future (W@1:30p) USD Storage Booth Demos •  EMC VNXe and VNX Unified Storage Booth (#116) (Pavilion hours)© Copyright 2011 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 43