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San overview

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  1. 1. EMC STORAGE NETWORKING Technology Overview Daniel Souza EMC² Products and Storage Support & Unix And SAN© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1
  2. 2. What Is Storage Area Networking?  SAN Provides Access To Block-Level Data Storage  Storage Devices Appear As Locally Attached To OS  Simple Management And Deployment From A Single Console© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Today’s Storage NetworkingTechnologies  Direct-attached storage  Fibre  Infiniband – Servers with unused storage, uncontrolled Channel growth – Storage dedicated to one server Over – Decentralized backup Ethernet Rack-mounted Servers  Fibre Channel SANs With Converged Server network – Eliminates islands of storage Network Adapters HPC – Increases utilization and availability Direct- – Highest performance levels attached  Fibre Storage Channel  FCIP/iFCP Mainframe – Connects geographically dispersed SANs SANs – Low cost and easy to deploy for disaster recovery solutions Servers  iSCSI/NAS Networked storage – Consolidates small or isolated servers – Offers low-cost server attachment VMware – NAS is ideal for files and unstructured data  Infiniband – Low latency, high bandwidth  FCIP/iFCP  iSCSI/N – Ideal for high-performance computing (HPC) AS  Fibre Channel over Ethernet – Converges LAN and SAN traffic on single link – Lowers operational costs (cabling and CNAs )Disaster recovery site Remote/isolated – Scalability for virtual environments and can be servers easily added to existing environment © Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. Technology Roadmap 1980 1990 2000 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 10GbE 02 09 Ethernet S W 40/100GbE73 83 93D S W iSCSI 00 02 08 D S W Network Virtualization Fibre Channel 16Gb FC 85 94 03 D S W FCoE 07 09 ?? D S W D Defined S Standard W Widespread © Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. Direct-Attached Storage • Servers With Unused Storage – Storage Dedicated To One Server – Management Of Unscheduled Outages Difficult • Decentralized Backup – Requires Bandwidth And Downtime – Recovery From Tape Is Time- UNIX Windows Consuming© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. Fibre Channel Storage Area Network(SAN) Easily Allocate Storage • Increases Storage Utilization – Improve Storage Utilization Across Operating Systems • Increases Flexibility – Leverage Storage Replicas For Testing And Applications • Provides Higher Availability And Performance – Eliminate Downtime And Disaster Recovery Time UNIX Windows Fibre Channel© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. SANs Simplify Backup And Restore • Centralized Backup Is Nondisruptive – Eliminate Backup Windows, Improve SLAs – Deduplication Provides Faster SAN Backups • Drastically Reduce Recovery Clone Time Backup Server • Centralized Backup Lowers Backup To Disk, Total Cost Of Ownership Or… – Fewer Disks/Tape Drives And Licenses ...Backup To Tape Or Virtual Tape Library© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Implement SAN Disaster Recovery • Complete Copy Of Your Data In Another Location: “Remote Mirroring” IP WAN – Business Continuity—Fast Restore To Full Operation • Minimize Lost Production Time Site B • Leverage Second Site For Text/Dev And Training Fibre Channel Site A IP© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Availability: Optimized with VPLEXEnable Application Uptime Site 1 Site 2 • Improved performance • Isolated fault domains VPLEX WITNESS • Zero RTO regardless of fault Site 3 • Easier to manage Active AccessAnywhere Active© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. SAN-Based Data Encryption Application • Encrypts Data At Rest Server • Uses Encryption-enabled Blade Or Switch – Nondisruptive Installation Encryption SAN Backup RSA Key Manager – Simple Management For The Datacenter Appliance • Multiple Options For Key Management @!$%!%!%!%%^& @!$%!%!%!%%^& *&^%$#&%$#$%*!^ *&^%$#&%$#$%*!^ @*%$*^^^^%$@*) @*%$*^^^^%$@*) %#*@(*$%%%%#@ %#*@(*$%%%%#@Disk Tape Or Disk Library© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. EMC Connectrix Industry Leading Storage Networking© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. EMC Connectrix SAN Products • Brocade And Cisco SAN Equipment Sold And Serviced Under The EMC Connectrix Brand • EMC #1 Worldwide Supplier Of SAN Infrastructure • Includes 3 Years Of Hardware Maintenance And 24/7 Global Technical Support© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. Why Connectrix For SAN? Storage Networking Experience Industry-leading Expertise Designing, Implementing, And Managing The World’s Most Critical SAN Infrastructures Guaranteed Interoperability EMC Leads The Industry In Interoperability And Multi-vendor Support Extensive Choice EMC Provides A Complete Range Of Capabilities — From Directors, Switches And HBAs To The Software, Best Practices, And Tools To Help You Deploy And Manage It All© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. Value Of EMC Connectrix For SAN  Orders Ship In 1-2 Business Days  EMC Provides 1st Call And Level 2 Support  Remote Support/Monitoring Of EMC Platforms  End-To-End Support  Worldwide Sparring Depots For Quick Replacements© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Current Status Of Fibre Channel SAN  Fibre Channel SANs Continue To Be The Industry Standard For Mission Critical Connectivity  Analysts Expect Fibre Channel To Grow Over The Next Three Years  FC SANs Are The Top Choice For Highly Virtualized Environments© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. Transform Your Network© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Next Generation SAN  Flexible  Virtualized  Highly Available  Scalable  Intelligent© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. Connectrix Next Generation SAN Products Connectrix B-Series DCX8510 Directors: 16Gb 4 Or 8 Slot Director. Connect Up To 9 Directors Without Using Front-End Ports, FCoE Capable 6510B Series Switches: 12-48 Port 16Gb Switches Fully Redundant Connectrix MDS-Series MDS 9500 Series Directors: New Advanced Fibre Channel Switching Modules, All models FCoE Capable MDS 9100 Series Switches: Scale up to 70 FC ports© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. Connectrix Next Generation SAN Features  8Gb and 16Gb For Higher Performance And Consolidation  In-Flight Encryption And Compression For Distance Extension  FCoE And 10GbE Capability© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 19
  20. 20. Benefits Of NextGeneration SAN Reduced Cabling And Complexity Increased Performance Simplified Management Lower TCO Investment Protection © Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 20
  21. 21. Deploying SAN In VirtualEnvironments VM Mobility Simple Maintenance And Disaster Recovery Store Multiple VMs For High Availability© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) • FCoE Can Be Incrementally Virtualized VMAX or VNX Introduced Into Existing Servers FC Environments Converged VMware Network Switch • Enables LAN And SAN Traffic Across 10 Gigabit VMware Ethernet Infrastructure LAN VMware • Reduces Cables And Converged Storage Network Server Adapters • Driven By Consolidation, 10 GbE/FCoE 10 GbE Virtualization And Cloud Storage Area Network Fibre Channel Projects© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. Transform Your Data Center With FCoE Driver: – Tremendous Pressure On CIOs To Cut Cost And Complexity Challenges: – Reputation Of FC As The Only Protocol Reliable Enough To Support Mission Critical Applications – Stove Piped LAN And SAN Groups Need To Work Together Opportunity: – Reduce Cost And Complexity, Increased Efficiency And Performance For Your Networking And Applications© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 23
  24. 24. Why FCoE For Your Data Center  Converge IP and FC Traffic And Management Onto One 10GbE Cable  Unlike iSCSI, FCoE Does Not Drop Frames  FCoE Converges Traditional HBAs and NICs Into Converged Networking Adaptor, Further Cutting Costs© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 24
  25. 25. Making The Transition  Many Switches Support Both FC And FCoE  FCoE Can Utilize Many Existing FC Storage And Server Targets  Manage FC and FCoE From One Console  FCoE Is Not A Rip And Replace Solution – It Can Be Deployed Gradually And Co-Exist With FC And IP© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 25
  26. 26. Transitioning To Converged StorageNetworks Converged FCoE Servers Fibre Channel Ethernet LAN Core or Core or Aggregation FCoE Storage Aggregation Fibre Channel Storage Fabric A Fabric BAccess or Access orEdge Edge Servers© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 26
  27. 27. Why EMC For Your Converged Storage Network?© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 27
  28. 28. Industry Leading FCoE-Capable Products Storage Connectivity Connectrix B-Series: ED- Adapters CNAs Available Symmetrix DCX8510, DCX , and DCX-4S Directors Through EMC Select From: VMAX DS-6510B, DS-6505B, and MP- 8000B Switches Brocade VNX Connectrix MDS-Series: Emulex MDS-9506-V2, MDS-9509-V2, MDS-9513 Directors Q-Logic© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 28
  29. 29. EMC Global Services Experience • Building and Servicing SANs For 13+ Years • Design And Implement The World’s Most Critical SANs • EMC Customer Support Excellence Is The Key Reason Customers Choose EMC Connectrix© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 29
  30. 30. EMC E-Lab Proven Interoperability • EMC E-Lab Provides End- to-end Testing • EMC Supports Every Configuration Qualified With No Disclaimers and No Excuses • E-Lab Library Of Knowledge • Topology Resource Center • EMC Support Matrix • E-Lab Navigator© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 30
  31. 31. EMC Provides Extensive Choice  Switches, Enterprise Directors And Software  Multi-protocol Support With Fibre Channel, FICON, Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE), And iSCSI  SAN Routing, SAN Extension, Network-hosted Applications, Network-based Encryption© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 31
  32. 32. Reasons for Deploying SANs with ServerVirtualization • Mobility Of Virtual Machines Between Physical Servers • Easier And More Cost-effective Disaster Recovery • Increased Uptime And Availability • Simplifies Maintenance And Upgrade Of Physical Server • Can Store Multiple Copies Of Virtual Machines For High Availability • 72% Of Virtual Servers Are SAN Attached© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 33
  33. 33. SAN Extension For Disaster Recovery • Connect Geographically Dispersed SANs – Transparent To Fibre Channel Devices – Low-cost, Simple-to- deploy Ethernet Connections – FCiP Or iFCP Protocols • Remote Mirroring, Copy, And Disaster Recovery Site B Solutions • Consolidate SAN Islands Fibre Channel Site A IP© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 34
  34. 34. Converged Network Adapters (CNAs) • Combine HBAs And NICs • Single- And Dual-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet • Supports FCoE And iSCSI • Supports All Major Enterprise Operating Systems© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 35
  35. 35. Converged Storage NetworkingTechnology • FCoE Protocol – Developed By International Committee For10-Gigabit Ethernet Information Technology Standards (INCITS) T11 Fibre Channel Interfaces Technical Committee – FCoE enables Native Fibre Channel To Travel Unaltered Over 10Gb Ethernet • Data Center Bridging (DCB) – Developed By Ethernet IEEE Data Center Bridging Task Group – DCB Creates An Ethernet Environment That Drops Packets As Rarely As Fibre Channel Fibre Channel Traffic – Commonly Referred To As “Lossless Ethernet” Byte 0 Byte 2229 Ethernet Header Header Header FCoE CRC EOF FCS Fibre Channel Payload FC© Copyright 2012 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 36

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