Nexenta Storage in the Cloud  Andy Bennett Director Field Operations EMEA
Cloud Storage Requirements and Market Trends
Storage Trends <ul><li>Storage virtualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstracting physical attributes helps commoditize the ...
Exponential Data Growth <ul><li>New use cases and types of data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unstructured data </li></ul></ul><ul...
Cloud Storage <ul><li>Use Cases </li></ul><ul><li>Storage for cloud applications </li></ul><ul><li>File replication of cri...
Key Requirements <ul><li>Priced competitively </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable </li></ul><ul><li>Elas...
Requirement: Competitive Price <ul><li>Cloud vendors must offer a low $/GB to users to be competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Ba...
Requirement: Flexible <ul><li>Cloud storage is new and optimal protocol choices are not agreed upon </li></ul>What's the b...
Requirement: Scalable <ul><li>Is architecture designed to support tens of petabytes? </li></ul><ul><li>Predictable linear ...
Requirement: Elastic <ul><li>Shrink and grow capacity dynamically to align with user needs </li></ul><ul><li>Customers wan...
Requirement: Manageable <ul><li>Integrate easily with the cloud vendor's management portal </li></ul><ul><li>REST and SOAP...
Requirement: VM-optimized <ul><li>Virtualization being heavily used in cloud deployments </li></ul><ul><li>Make efficient ...
NexENTASTOR as a CLOUD STORAGE APPLIANCE
What is NexentaStor? Software-based, unified storage appliance <ul><li>Leading  OpenStorage  solution </li></ul><ul><li>Ru...
NexentaStor Enterprise Edition + search + synch replication + ease of use + remote management Additional modules VM manage...
Competitively Priced <ul><li>NexentaStor runs on commodity x86 servers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives customer more control o...
Flexible <ul><li>Unified storage appliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NAS + SAN </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supports key protocols <...
Designed to scale <ul><li>Multi-core support </li></ul><ul><li>SSD support </li></ul><ul><li>“ No limits” </li></ul>“ just...
ZFS – extraordinary scalability Unlimited snapshots with integrated search Description Limit Number of data volumes on a s...
“ Block level” Scalability NFS, CIFS, etc. Each system exports volumes I/O  “striped” across backend systems FC, iSCSI,  A...
Elastic <ul><li>Thin provisioning  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCSI Unmap to reclaim freed space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ability ...
Easy to Manage <ul><li>Web GUI </li></ul><ul><li>Command-line shell </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto-complete and help facility ...
Analytics with real-time data
Optimized for virtual machines <ul><li>Only solution that unifies management of storage for Vmware, Citrix Xen and Hyper-V...
Management of VMs
Deploying Storage as a VM Local Cache NexentaStor as VSA Hypervisor Virtual Machines Backend Storage Provides isolation fo...
Offer more storage features <ul><li>e.g. compression </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. granular control over replication </li></ul>Ne...
Offer more storage services <ul><li>e.g. VDI </li></ul>$68,000 spent on NexentaStor + storage is twice as fast as $1,000,0...
Increased attention to security <ul><li>Need to protect enterprise data </li></ul><ul><li>Need to isolate customers </li><...
Ease of management at scale NexentaStor's Namespace Cluster
Scale-out for performance <ul><li>Parallel data access to storage servers </li></ul>NexentaStor building pNFS to enable pa...
Cloud Storage Summary <ul><li>Moving to the cloud for economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for best price/per...
CASE STUDIES
NexentaStor Powers Asia ’s Largest Public Cloud Customer: Korea Telecom The largest fixed-line operator and second largest...
Korea Telecom <ul><li>NexentaStor  running on top of industry standard hardware 25PB of Cloud Storage </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Hosting.com <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Transitioning hosting company to a cloud solution </li></ul><ul><li>Needed <...
NexentaStor for Enterprise Cloud and SaaS Customer: Leading Enterprise Cloud Architecture operator and SaaS provider <ul><...
CloudCentral <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing on-demand infrastructure in the cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure ...
Lightedge <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting company transitioning to cloud with Cisco and VMware </li></ul><ul><li...
Bluefire – Dimension Data <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing hosted applications in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>N...
Comsquared <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Storage as a service for utilities  </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><u...
Ballintrae <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing 1,000 hosted desktops in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></...
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  • Adding a Nexenta cluster allows the customer to reuse legacy storage. FC backend storage can be converted to iSCSI, NAS or FC implementation. The cluster can be configured to be simple HA or the HA Cluster.
  • Adding a Nexenta cluster allows the customer to reuse legacy storage. FC backend storage can be converted to iSCSI, NAS or FC implementation. The cluster can be configured to be simple HA or the HA Cluster.
  • Adding a Nexenta cluster allows the customer to reuse legacy storage. FC backend storage can be converted to iSCSI, NAS or FC implementation. The cluster can be configured to be simple HA or the HA Cluster.
  • 110629 nexenta- andy bennett

    1. 1. Nexenta Storage in the Cloud Andy Bennett Director Field Operations EMEA
    2. 2. Cloud Storage Requirements and Market Trends
    3. 3. Storage Trends <ul><li>Storage virtualization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstracting physical attributes helps commoditize the storage </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commodity components replacing specialized hardware for data storage </li></ul><ul><li>Global economic downturn putting pressure on capital and energy costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivation to by newer, more energy-efficient hardware </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Exponential Data Growth <ul><li>New use cases and types of data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unstructured data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Machine-generated files to be processed by other applications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video streaming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video surveillance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regulatory requirements for protecting and retaining data </li></ul><ul><li>Reliance on data as competitive advantage </li></ul>“ More data will be stored in the next three years than in the previous 40,000 ” - Berkeley ’s School of Management (2010) NAS Market: Compound annual growth rate of over 50% for capacity – IDC 2011
    5. 5. Cloud Storage <ul><li>Use Cases </li></ul><ul><li>Storage for cloud applications </li></ul><ul><li>File replication of critical data for disaster recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Off-site backup for power and floorspace benefits in the datacenter </li></ul><ul><li>Geographically dispersed teams that need to write to centralized storage for long-term data access </li></ul><ul><li>Long-term deep data archives </li></ul>What is it? Storage accessed over the Internet and purchased based on usage
    6. 6. Key Requirements <ul><li>Priced competitively </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable </li></ul><ul><li>Elastic </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to manage </li></ul><ul><li>Optimized for virtual environments </li></ul>
    7. 7. Requirement: Competitive Price <ul><li>Cloud vendors must offer a low $/GB to users to be competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Baseline set by Amazon Web Services and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) </li></ul>Free 5GB S3 storage for first year! $0.14/GB per month or less
    8. 8. Requirement: Flexible <ul><li>Cloud storage is new and optimal protocol choices are not agreed upon </li></ul>What's the best storage protocol to use with VMware? NFS? iSCSI? Should I replicate the data? How? Should high availability be handled by the application or the storage layer?
    9. 9. Requirement: Scalable <ul><li>Is architecture designed to support tens of petabytes? </li></ul><ul><li>Predictable linear performance improvements expected as storage is added </li></ul><ul><li>As easy to manage 1 system as n </li></ul>
    10. 10. Requirement: Elastic <ul><li>Shrink and grow capacity dynamically to align with user needs </li></ul><ul><li>Customers want to pay only for what they use </li></ul>
    11. 11. Requirement: Manageable <ul><li>Integrate easily with the cloud vendor's management portal </li></ul><ul><li>REST and SOAP APIs preferred </li></ul>
    12. 12. Requirement: VM-optimized <ul><li>Virtualization being heavily used in cloud deployments </li></ul><ul><li>Make efficient use of physical resources </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualization can offer isolation for multi-tenancy </li></ul>
    13. 13. NexENTASTOR as a CLOUD STORAGE APPLIANCE
    14. 14. What is NexentaStor? Software-based, unified storage appliance <ul><li>Leading OpenStorage solution </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on standard hardware </li></ul><ul><li>Key features: </li></ul><ul><li>End to end data integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Detect and correct data corruption </li></ul><ul><li>Unlimited file size & snaps </li></ul><ul><li>Synchronous and asynchronous replication </li></ul>Superior storage for virtualized environments File and Block Access Nexenta Systems is a privately-held company Based in Mountain View, California Founded in 2005 http://www.nexenta.com iSCSI SAS FC AoE InfiniBand CIFS iSCSI NFS FC
    15. 15. NexentaStor Enterprise Edition + search + synch replication + ease of use + remote management Additional modules VM management + WORM + Windows Backup + HA Cluster <ul><ul><li>Hardware independent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NAS/SAN/iSCSI/FC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDP via ZFS snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDP via block sync </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event based API </li></ul></ul>illumos kernel multi-core + clustering Debian / Ubuntu #1 community + packaging <ul><li>NexentaOS: </li></ul><ul><li>Loves multiple cores </li></ul><ul><li>Boot level ZFS </li></ul><ul><li>>1 million downloads </li></ul><ul><li>ZFS: File system </li></ul><ul><li>128-bit checksums </li></ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>In-line compression & de-dup </li></ul><ul><li>In-line virus scan </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid storage pools </li></ul>ZFS Unified file&block Software RAID Open source Closed source
    16. 16. Competitively Priced <ul><li>NexentaStor runs on commodity x86 servers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives customer more control over hardware component choices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customers own perpetual licenses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware refresh can proceed without any additional payment to Nexenta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refresh of legacy storage is often more expensive than the initial purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reduce effective price through storage efficiency: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>instantaneous snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>de-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>hybrid storage pools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reservations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>quotas (including user and group quotas) </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Flexible <ul><li>Unified storage appliance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NAS + SAN </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supports key protocols </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CIFS, NFS, iSCSI, FCOE, FC WebDAV </li></ul></ul><ul><li>APIs and Web GUI to easily reconfigure </li></ul>
    18. 18. Designed to scale <ul><li>Multi-core support </li></ul><ul><li>SSD support </li></ul><ul><li>“ No limits” </li></ul>“ just add hardware – and it accelerates” Increased chance of silent data corruption as you scale. NexentaStor can detect and correct the corruption.
    19. 19. ZFS – extraordinary scalability Unlimited snapshots with integrated search Description Limit Number of data volumes on a system 2 64 Maximum size of a data volume 2 78 bytes Number of file systems in a data volume 2 64 Maximum size of a file system 2 64 bytes Number of devices in a data volume 2 64 Number of files in a directory 2 56 Maximum file size 2 64 bytes Number of attributes of a file 2 48 Maximum size of any attribute 2 64 bytes Number of snapshots of a file system 2 64
    20. 20. “ Block level” Scalability NFS, CIFS, etc. Each system exports volumes I/O “striped” across backend systems FC, iSCSI, AoE, etc.
    21. 21. Elastic <ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SCSI Unmap to reclaim freed space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ability to easily or automatically grow volumes </li></ul>
    22. 22. Easy to Manage <ul><li>Web GUI </li></ul><ul><li>Command-line shell </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Auto-complete and help facility </li></ul></ul><ul><li>REST APIs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Also D-BUS APIs with Perl, PHP, and C bindings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Scheduled storage services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Replication, snapshots, scrubs </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Analytics with real-time data
    24. 24. Optimized for virtual machines <ul><li>Only solution that unifies management of storage for Vmware, Citrix Xen and Hyper-V </li></ul><ul><li>View VM storage usage for storage perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Quiesce VMs when taking snapshots </li></ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul>
    25. 25. Management of VMs
    26. 26. Deploying Storage as a VM Local Cache NexentaStor as VSA Hypervisor Virtual Machines Backend Storage Provides isolation for multi-tenancy Performance benefits for some use cases NexentaStor as VSA
    27. 27. Offer more storage features <ul><li>e.g. compression </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. granular control over replication </li></ul>NexentaStor offers services such as replication and compression built-in Amazon S3 Reduced Redundancy Service
    28. 28. Offer more storage services <ul><li>e.g. VDI </li></ul>$68,000 spent on NexentaStor + storage is twice as fast as $1,000,000 spent on legacy storage VDI workload is 95% small random writes <ul><li>Citrix has grown XenDesktop business from $0 to </li></ul><ul><li>$240 million run-rate since launch in May 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Citrix is targeting a $1bn run rate in 2 years </li></ul>
    29. 29. Increased attention to security <ul><li>Need to protect enterprise data </li></ul><ul><li>Need to isolate customers </li></ul>NexentaStor can run as a VSA to achieve multi-tenancy
    30. 30. Ease of management at scale NexentaStor's Namespace Cluster
    31. 31. Scale-out for performance <ul><li>Parallel data access to storage servers </li></ul>NexentaStor building pNFS to enable parallel data access based on industry standards
    32. 32. Cloud Storage Summary <ul><li>Moving to the cloud for economies of scale </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations for best price/performance ratio </li></ul><ul><li>Legacy solution providers can ’t keep up </li></ul><ul><li>OpenStorage is setting standards for scalability </li></ul>Industry Trends <ul><li>Unified NAS and SAN capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>REST APIs </li></ul><ul><li>Runs on industry standard x86 hardware. </li></ul><ul><li>75% cost savings versus proprietary </li></ul>OpenStorage in the Cloud <ul><li>NexentaStor Cloud-Unique Features </li></ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul><ul><li>High availability </li></ul><ul><li>End-to-end data integrity </li></ul>NexentaStor in the Cloud
    33. 33. CASE STUDIES
    34. 34. NexentaStor Powers Asia ’s Largest Public Cloud Customer: Korea Telecom The largest fixed-line operator and second largest mobile carrier in Korea KT Virtual Server $38.50/month ~45% less than Amazon <ul><li>Key elements: </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor storage </li></ul><ul><li>Arista networking </li></ul><ul><li>OpenStack and cloud.com </li></ul><ul><li>CloudScaling custom sw </li></ul><ul><li>Citrix XenServer </li></ul>Solution Problem <ul><ul><li>Wanted to make a public cloud offering to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>compete with Amazon </li></ul></ul>
    35. 35. Korea Telecom <ul><li>NexentaStor running on top of industry standard hardware 25PB of Cloud Storage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul>
    36. 36. Hosting.com <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Transitioning hosting company to a cloud solution </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software based provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong Vmware support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vmware </li></ul><ul><li>Mezeo </li></ul>
    37. 37. NexentaStor for Enterprise Cloud and SaaS Customer: Leading Enterprise Cloud Architecture operator and SaaS provider <ul><ul><li>OpenStorage software running on best-of-breed hardware </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor leverages the following features </li></ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul><ul><li>High Availability </li></ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul>Solution Problem <ul><ul><li>Address the complexity of the public cloud to deliver the lowest TCO available. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needed to find the best stack available: </li></ul><ul><li>No vendor lock-in </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a VM centric solution </li></ul><ul><li>Low cost, reliable solution </li></ul><ul><li>Support for NAS and iSCSI </li></ul>
    38. 38. CloudCentral <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing on-demand infrastructure in the cloud </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pure play cloud solution </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven work with OpenStack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>StorageLink integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price / performance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>XenServer </li></ul><ul><li>OpenStack </li></ul>
    39. 39. Lightedge <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting company transitioning to cloud with Cisco and VMware </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to run as a VM and also on bare metal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iSCSI and FC boot </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>High performance NFS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VMware </li></ul><ul><li>Cisco UCS </li></ul>
    40. 40. Bluefire – Dimension Data <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing hosted applications in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost, reliable solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise class data integrity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abiquio integration </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vmware </li></ul><ul><li>Abiquio </li></ul>
    41. 41. Comsquared <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Storage as a service for utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost, reliable solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compatibility with VMware virtualization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for a variety of storage protocols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ease of managing storage pools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Replication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backup </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VMware </li></ul>
    42. 42. Ballintrae <ul><li>Problem </li></ul><ul><li>Providing 1,000 hosted desktops in the cloud </li></ul><ul><li>Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>18,000 IOPS at a reasonable cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low cost, reliable solution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NFS and iSCSI support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>NexentaStor 3.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Compression </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-duplication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thin provisioning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Citrix </li></ul><ul><li>Desktone </li></ul>
    43. 43. THANK You!
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