Dell Compellent: VMware vSphere 5.x and Integration

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  • Dell Compellent: VMware vSphere 5.x and Integration

    1. 1. Virtual Storage for VMware Virtual Servers<br />Rick Gouin<br />Principal Storage Architect<br />
    2. 2. 2<br />Confidential<br />DellCompellentalways puts the right data in the right place at the right time at the right cost.<br />That’s Fluid Data.<br />
    3. 3. What is Fluid Data?<br />Enterprise storage built to maximize the business value of IT<br />3<br />Confidential<br />For virtualized data centers <br />and the cloud<br />
    4. 4. 4<br />Confidential<br />7 Ways Fluid Data Optimizes VMware<br />1. Automated Tiered Storage maximizes VM storage performance, efficiency<br />2. Thin Provisioning conserves storage capacity<br />3. Server Instant Replay minimizes the capacity needed for VM clones<br />4. Single-model scalability delivers hardware flexibility<br />5. Live Volume simplifies VM disaster recovery<br />6. Cost-Effective replication for VMware Site Recovery Manager<br />7. Flexibility with different RAID types and tiers of storage <br />
    5. 5. 1. Automated Tiered Storage maximizes VM storage performance, efficiency<br />5<br />Confidential<br />Fluid Data delivers better performance with less disk, power and space<br />
    6. 6. 6<br />2. Thin Provisioning conserves storage capacity<br />Confidential<br />
    7. 7. 3. Server Instant Replay minimizes capacity needs for VM clones<br />7<br />Confidential<br />Fluid Data recovers instantly and replicates <br />in minutes<br />
    8. 8. 4. Single-model scalability delivers hardware flexibility<br />8<br />Confidential<br />Fluid Data delivers a single model with no forced end of life<br />
    9. 9. 5. Live Volume simplifies VM disaster recovery<br />9<br />Confidential<br />Fluid Data dynamically changes storage online, without disruption<br />
    10. 10. 10<br />6. Cost-Effective replication for VMware Site Recovery Manager<br />Confidential<br />
    11. 11. 11<br />7. Flexibility with different RAID types and tiers of storage <br />Confidential<br />
    12. 12. Virtual servers meet virtual storage<br />Compellent–VMware:a strong Partnership<br />Dozens of points of integration<br />vCenter<br />SRM plug-in<br />vSphere 4.1 client plug-in<br />vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) – coming soon!<br />Full certification and joint support<br />VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP)<br />VMware Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)<br />The ideal storage platform for VMware environments<br />Quickly provision virtual machines (VMs)<br />Shares single storage pool available with all VMs<br />Automatically fine-tunes data placement for virtual machines<br />Minimizes disk capacity required for VM clones<br />Automates disaster recovery with SRM adapter<br />
    13. 13. Key Features<br />Adding/Removing Storage (Datastores & RDMs)<br />Provisioning Virtual Machines<br />Configuring VMware ESXi Hosts<br />Creating & Managing Replays<br />Replicating Datastores between Storage Centers<br />Recovering Datastores & Virtual Machines from Replays<br />WTG Dell Compellent Users’ Group | September 15, 2011<br />
    14. 14. Summary<br />14<br />Confidential<br />Conserve storage capacity<br />Maximize performance, efficiency<br />Minimize capacity for clones<br />Accelerate storage provisioning<br />Protect against downtime and disaster<br />Scale on a single platform<br />
    15. 15. Canadian Compellent customers<br />BC<br />
    16. 16. 16<br />Confidential<br />Q & A<br />

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