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David Shyu                              Data Protection                                                          FalconSto...
Agenda    • Data Protection in VMware Environments            – Data Protection demonstration    • Data integrity and syst...
Data Protection for Virtual                                         Environments    Data Protection and Recovery for VMwar...
The True Value                                         Lies in the Heart of the Enterprise    Data Protection & Recovery f...
Data is the Vital Center                    Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical    Operating Systems may change ...
Server Sprawl                                   Energy                   Space    Cooling    Management    Data Protect...
Server Consolidation    Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments7   Usage rights    Copyright © 2011 FalconStor ...
Virtual Server – Physical Bottleneck                    Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical    Average Large Ent...
Backup is Broken    •     Production system impact    •     Shrinking backup window    •     Complex tape management proce...
Customer Challenges     • Server     Virtualization     • Poor data     lifecycle     management                          ...
Virtual Server – Backup Transformation                     Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical     Transforming ...
Unified Backup and Recovery     Instant Data Availability     Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments12   Usage...
Continuous Data Protection and Snapshots      • Continuous data capture with multiple options for historical        views ...
Data Protection Demo     Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments14     Usage rights     Copyright © 2011 Falc...
Data Integrity and System                                             Recovery                                       Enhan...
VMware Recovery with FalconStor Software     • FalconStor software provides a set of tools to       enhance VMware data pr...
Application-centric Protection           Why is application integration important?     Because when you recover, you     w...
FalconStor Snapshot Director for VMware     • FalconStor Snapshot Director for VMware is designed       to ensure transact...
Where Do the Pieces Fit?                                  ESXi server                  Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance...
Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance (SDVA) – Snapshots     of .vmdk images w/ 100% Data Integrity                SQL      ...
Snapshot Sequence of Events                                     ESX server                                                ...
Storage Virtualization and                                      Site Recovery Manager     Data Protection and Recovery for...
The Importance of Site Recovery Manager     • VMware Site Recovery Manager is a critical disaster       recovery tool     ...
Challenges for Site Recovery Manager     Implementation in the Enterprise Space     • Array-level replication             ...
Challenges for Site Recovery Manager     Implementation in SMB Space     • vSphere Replication newly introduced in SRM 5  ...
Integration with Site Recovery Manager     • FalconStor Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) integrates       FalconStor repl...
Key Components of Site Recovery Manager     integration with FalconStor DR Solutions                              VMware V...
FalconStor Storage Virtualization Device     • FalconStor CDP and FalconStor NSS Gateways are       certified for vCenter ...
Heterogeneous SAN Replication     Any-to-Any Disk – Freedom from Vendor Lock-in     Data Protection & Recovery for VMware ...
Heterogeneous Replication – Any to Any     Disk Primary Site                                                              ...
Site Recovery Manager                                               Demonstration     Data Protection and Recovery for VMw...
The FalconStor Site Recovery Manager     Advantage     • Provide Heterogeneous Replication for VMware       environments u...
Physical-to-Virtual (P2V)                                   Support with Site Recovery                                    ...
Extending the SRM Game with RecoverTrac     • SRM’s scope is Virtual-to-Virtual (V2)     • FalconStor extends SRM’s scope ...
RecoverTrac Value-Add       • SRM = V2V DR       • SRM + RecoverTrac = (V2V + P2V) DR       • RecoverTrac also offers:    ...
Enhancing Disaster Recovery with     RecoverTrac™ DR Orchestration Tool              FalconStor CDP: RecoverTrac P2V      ...
RecoverTrac Technology                 Automated DR                                      Service-oriented View       • Rec...
Heterogeneous Replication w/ RecoverTrac:     Any to Any Disk, any to any Machine, any to any Hypervisor                  ...
WAN Optimization     Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments39     Usage rights     Copyright © 2011 FalconSt...
Achieving Efficient Data Replication               Deploy sub-block replication to                      move your data    ...
MicroScan™ WAN Optimization      512      byte                 = empty disk sector                                        ...
Replication Savings and ROI     Note: 84% replication reduction on customers data type (database, email,     documents, im...
Solution Deployment Options       • All FalconStor solutions are available in three forms                                 ...
NSS Integration Point Summary     •     SVD Certification (NSS/CDP Gateways)             –     Storage Consolidation      ...
Summary     • FalconStor has the most complete set of VMware data       protection products in the industry     • FalconSt...
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Falconstor - How It Supports P2V Machine Recovery & Integrates with VMware SRM

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Falconstor - How It Supports P2V Machine Recovery & Integrates with VMware SRM

  1. 1. David Shyu Data Protection FalconStor Software and Recovery david.shyu@falconstor.com Solutions for VMware Craig Snow FalconStor Software craig.snow@falconstor.com© FalconStor Software 2011 · All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. Agenda • Data Protection in VMware Environments – Data Protection demonstration • Data integrity and system recovery • Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Site Recovery Manager – Site Recovery Manager demonstration – Physical to Virtual support with Site Recovery Manager • WAN optimization Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments2 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Data Protection for Virtual Environments Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments3 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. The True Value Lies in the Heart of the Enterprise Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments4 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  5. 5. Data is the Vital Center Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical Operating Systems may change and evolve Application vendors may come and go Servers are being virtualized and democratized Data is persistent and the immutable and ever-present corporate asset Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments5 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  6. 6. Server Sprawl Energy  Space  Cooling  Management Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments6 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  7. 7. Server Consolidation Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments7 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  8. 8. Virtual Server – Physical Bottleneck Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical Average Large Enterprise 3.5 Petabytes Average Medium Enterprise 350 Terabytes Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments8 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. Backup is Broken • Production system impact • Shrinking backup window • Complex tape management processes • High costs of replication and/or tape shipment • Storage vendor lock-in • RTO from 2 to 24 hours • RPO 18+ hours • Cost, cost, cost! CPU load impact Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments9 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  10. 10. Customer Challenges • Server Virtualization • Poor data lifecycle management Exploding Storage Growth Rethinking Data Protection Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments10 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. Virtual Server – Backup Transformation Efficient Data Management is Mission Critical Transforming the once a day process into a continuous process Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments11 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. Unified Backup and Recovery Instant Data Availability Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments12 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  13. 13. Continuous Data Protection and Snapshots • Continuous data capture with multiple options for historical views – Up to 1000 snapshots per volume (up to 255 snapshots for NSS VA) Example Weekly Daily Hourly Snapshots: 4 Snapshots: 30 Snapshots: 24 • Snapshots can be scheduled as well as created manually • Create readable/writeable view from any point in time • Tape and backup license savings = ROI less than 18 months Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments13 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. Data Protection Demo Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments14 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  15. 15. Data Integrity and System Recovery Enhancing Data Protection in VMware Environments Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments15 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  16. 16. VMware Recovery with FalconStor Software • FalconStor software provides a set of tools to enhance VMware data protection – 100% transactional integrity of data for fast restores – WAN-optimized data replication to reduce bandwidth use by 90% or more – Integration with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (aka SRM) – Physical-to-virtual, Physical-to-physical, and Virtual-to-virtual with FalconStor RecoverTrac™ technology Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments16 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  17. 17. Application-centric Protection Why is application integration important? Because when you recover, you want your data to look like this Transactionally Complete Data And not like this Crash Consistent Data Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments17 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  18. 18. FalconStor Snapshot Director for VMware • FalconStor Snapshot Director for VMware is designed to ensure transactional integrity of data – Data is not in a crash consistent state (it is 100% transactionally consistent) – No need for lengthy system/DB checking • Coordinates snapshot process between VMware vSphere/vCenter and FalconStor NSS (optional application-specific and filesystem snapshot agents) • Runs as a Virtual Appliance on vSphere • Integrates with Site Recovery Manager (aka SRM) Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments18 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  19. 19. Where Do the Pieces Fit? ESXi server Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance Application Snapshot Director is a separate virtual machine Application-specific agents install within the virtual Virtual Machine Virtual Machine machine (optional) Application Application Microsoft Exchange, Oracle ApplicationVirtual Machine Application Microsoft SQL Server Snapshot Snapshot Application IBM Lotus Notes/Domino, Sybase, Informix, Agent Agent Application DB2, SAP, Pervasive SQL OS Snapshot OS File system Agent File system Agent Agent File system agent installs in guest OS (optional) OS Windows File System, Linux File System File system Agent FalconStor NSS or FalconStor CDP provides virtualized storage and replication services FalconStor NSS Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments19 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  20. 20. Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance (SDVA) – Snapshots of .vmdk images w/ 100% Data Integrity SQL Exchange Agent Agent Backup Oracle Datastore Snapshot (other vendors) Mode 1 Backup 2 Mode Backup Agent • Datastore contains more than one 3 Mode Virtual Machine (VM) Snapshot VMware datastore Director 1 APP 2 APP • Can not guarantee data integrity on 1 VMFS OS OS each VM. VMDK VMDK Fibre/iSCSI 3 APP FalconStor SDVA for VMware vSphere OS • install SDVA on vSphere host. VMDK • install DB agent on each VM (optional) IPStor • NSS initiate snapshot and notify SDVA • SDVA queries vCenter for VM list/info • SDVA redirects the snapshot 1 10:00 1 notification to DB agent on each VM to trigger DB into backup mode. • Take snapshot on VMFS Datastore. 100% Guarantee data integrity for all VMs. Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments20 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  21. 21. Snapshot Sequence of Events ESX server 1. SDVA puts the application 3 into a hot backup mode Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance i. Application holds up processing, flushes cache Virtual Machine Virtual Machine 1 Application Application 2. Application agent informs ApplicationVirtual Machine Application application/filesystem agent Snapshot Snapshot Application i. Agent ensures file system Agent Agent Application cache flushed to disk OS Snapshot OS 2 Agent File system Agent File system Agent 3. SDVA initiates NSS OS File system snapshot Agent 4. Transactionally complete snapshot taken across the FalconStor CDP 4 virtual LUN 5. All systems released Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments21 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  22. 22. Storage Virtualization and Site Recovery Manager Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments22 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  23. 23. The Importance of Site Recovery Manager • VMware Site Recovery Manager is a critical disaster recovery tool • Provides automation of DR processes • Provides automation of DR testing • Provides reporting for proof of compliance Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments23 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  24. 24. Challenges for Site Recovery Manager Implementation in the Enterprise Space • Array-level replication • Limited number of disk vendor certifications for Site Recovery Manager • Array Vendor Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) is platform specific • Need the same hardware on both primary and remote sites • Limited product certifications • Need to change the underplaying infrastructure at the primary site, the secondary site, or both • Breaks the virtualization promise of platform independence Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments24 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  25. 25. Challenges for Site Recovery Manager Implementation in SMB Space • vSphere Replication newly introduced in SRM 5 • Lack of support for failback • No application integration for improved RTO Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments25 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  26. 26. Integration with Site Recovery Manager • FalconStor Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) integrates FalconStor replication with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager • FalconStor CDP or FalconStor NSS provides replication engine • Virtual disk assignments are automatically coordinated with associated virtual machines with the help of FalconStor SRA • Disaster recovery scenarios can be tested at any time – A TimeView™ snapshot image is created and mounted to a virtual machine being tested – The virtual machine is started – Recovery is validated and the TimeView image is removed Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments26 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  27. 27. Key Components of Site Recovery Manager integration with FalconStor DR Solutions VMware Virtual Center Storage FalconStor Storage Replication Adapter Site Recovery coordinates with Site Recovery Replication Manager Manager, installs in Virtual Center Adapter Snapshot Director Snapshot Director Virtual Appliance Virtual Machine Virtual Machine Virtual Machine E Application Application Application Application and file system agents S Application Application Snapshot Application Snapshot X Agent Snapshot Agent Agent i OS OS OS File system File system FalconStor NSS or FalconStor CDP Agent File system Agent Agent provides replication services coordinated with Site Recovery Manager FalconStor NSS Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments27 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. FalconStor Storage Virtualization Device • FalconStor CDP and FalconStor NSS Gateways are certified for vCenter Site Recovery Manager • Allows any SAN storage on VMware Hardware Compatibility List (HCL) to be used with Site Recovery Manager – In effect, FalconStor DR solutions extend Site Recovery Manager certification to connected disk • Increases storage array flexibility for VMware Site Recovery Manager, brings support to existing SAN • Allows Site Recovery Manager testing without breaking the replication stream Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments28 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  29. 29. Heterogeneous SAN Replication Any-to-Any Disk – Freedom from Vendor Lock-in Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments29 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  30. 30. Heterogeneous Replication – Any to Any Disk Primary Site Remote Site Management VMware vCenter data Server with Site VMware vCenter Recovery Manager Server with Site Recovery Manager Heterogeneous Replication With Auto-failback Support Any storage Any storage Disk Vendor A Disk Vendor B Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments30 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  31. 31. Site Recovery Manager Demonstration Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments31 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  32. 32. The FalconStor Site Recovery Manager Advantage • Provide Heterogeneous Replication for VMware environments using both local or SAN arrays (HCL-certified) • Bandwidth-Optimized Replication with FalconStor MicroScan • Full Automation of failover and failback operations with vCenter Site Recovery Manager • Enable customers to use their current infrastructure to implement Site Recovery Manager and DR for VMware • Provides cost effective DR strategy implementation • Disaster Recovery solutions that protect infrastructure investment and provide flexibility Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments32 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  33. 33. Physical-to-Virtual (P2V) Support with Site Recovery Manager Complete Automated Disaster Recovery Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments33 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  34. 34. Extending the SRM Game with RecoverTrac • SRM’s scope is Virtual-to-Virtual (V2) • FalconStor extends SRM’s scope to P2V! Physical Servers SAN Data copy Raw device to mapping secondary storage Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments34 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  35. 35. RecoverTrac Value-Add • SRM = V2V DR • SRM + RecoverTrac = (V2V + P2V) DR • RecoverTrac also offers: • P2P, P2V, V2V “Local Recovery” • P2P, P2V “DR Recovery” Remote Replication AND RecoverTrac tool are standard features of FalconStor CDP Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments35 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  36. 36. Enhancing Disaster Recovery with RecoverTrac™ DR Orchestration Tool FalconStor CDP: RecoverTrac P2V Virtual Virtual Physical “MyServer-P2V” Physical “MyServer-DR” “MyServer” “MyServer-P2P” vCenter-SFO: vCenter-NYC: RecovrTrac Local site DR site CDP1 CDP2 WAN NYC Site SFO Site WAN-optimized Replication RecoverTrac: Auto Failover/Failback TimeMark TimeMark Replica Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments36 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  37. 37. RecoverTrac Technology Automated DR Service-oriented View • RecoverTrac technology automates • RecoverTrac technology allows complex, time-consuming and error- definition of all IT resources, for prone DR procedures recovery: • Allows for non-disruptive seamless • Servers testing of DR plans • Hypervisors; VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V • Clusters • Storage • Recover sites: local, remote, or multiple • Associated IT inventories at recovery sites Remote Replication AND RecoverTrac tool are standard features of FalconStor CDP Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments37 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  38. 38. Heterogeneous Replication w/ RecoverTrac: Any to Any Disk, any to any Machine, any to any Hypervisor Remote Site Primary Site Heterogeneous Replication Any storage Disk Vendor B Any storage Disk Vendor A Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments38 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  39. 39. WAN Optimization Data Protection and Recovery for VMware Environments39 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  40. 40. Achieving Efficient Data Replication Deploy sub-block replication to move your data Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments40 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  41. 41. MicroScan™ WAN Optimization 512 byte = empty disk sector • Applications and file = data written by application or file system systems write far more data to disk than actual = sector with actual data change changes 512 byte • FalconStor solution scans the changes at a 512 byte disk-sector Disk sectors level and replicates only the changed data A typical 8k write of data. – Avoids constant re- Many systems send all 8k or more. FalconStor CDP and sending of duplicate FalconStor NSS send only data the truly changed sectors. Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments41 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  42. 42. Replication Savings and ROI Note: 84% replication reduction on customers data type (database, email, documents, images) WAN Savings: Data WAN Normal With WAN needed MicroScan link Replication MicroScan without MicroScan Annual WAN Time to replicate in 10.7 Cost Savings hours 1.2TB T3 68 hours 10.7 hours 2 x OC3 $600,000 16TB vs. 101TB required at DR site for storing 83 days worth of recovery points on disk: Storage Capacity Savings: 630% 101 Tier 1 storage @ 40K per TB fully burdened cost x 101TB = 4.04 Million TB Tier 2 storage @ 20K per TB fully burdened cost x 16TB = 320K Storage Cost Savings: $3,720,000 Year 1 16TB Modular Monolithic Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments42 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  43. 43. Solution Deployment Options • All FalconStor solutions are available in three forms Gateway Appliance or Virtual Appliance Storage Appliance Software Kit • Built on top of • Server+storage in a • End user chooses VMware ESX single physical device server hardware • Deploy via image to • Pre-configured • Connects to third- any certified server amount of storage party storage devices Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments43 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  44. 44. NSS Integration Point Summary • SVD Certification (NSS/CDP Gateways) – Storage Consolidation – Tiered Storage / SAN Acceleration (Pooling and SSD Acceleration) – Data Migration – Storage Service Offload (Snapshot, Replication, Backup) – Space-efficient/writeable snapshots (Test/Dev) • SVA Certification (NSS Virtual Appliance) – Virtual iSCSI SAN using Direct-Attached SAS disks – Built-in remote replication engine (Disaster Recovery enabler for ROBO/SMB) • vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI) – Offloaded VM Cloning across any SAN arrays – Offloaded low-level disk formatting (write zero) on any SAN array – Significantly higher VM-to-Host consolidation ration in vSphere clusters (ATS) • vCenter API and vSphere API – Optimized RTO with application consistent snapshot images (Snapshot Director) – Automated local and remote disaster recovery (RecoverTrac - V2V, P2V, P2P) • SRM Certification – Automated Disaster Recovery with Heterogeneous SAN + WAN Optimization • vStorage API for Data Protection (VADP and Change-block Tracking) – Hypertrac Backup for VMware (enables offloaded, accelerated backup) Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments44 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  45. 45. Summary • FalconStor has the most complete set of VMware data protection products in the industry • FalconStor CDP provides zero-impact VMware backup • Data integrity agents ensure 100% data consistency • Full integration with vCenter Site Recovery Manager • Fully automated Disaster Recovery • Optimized WAN replication • P2V, P2P, V2V, local and DR recovery Data Protection & Recovery for VMware Environments45 Usage rights Copyright © 2011 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  46. 46. Contact us Corporate Headquarters 2 Huntington Quadrangle Melville, NY 11747 USA Tel: +1 631.777.5188 Support: +1 631.777.3332 salesinfo@falconstor.com Asia Pacific Headquarters Thank you. 6F-1, No.521, Sec. 1, Wunsin Rd. Taichung 40848 Taiwan Any Questions? Tel: +886-4-2259-1868 salesasia@falconstor.com European Headquarters 58 rue Pottier 78150 Le Chesnay France Tel: +33.1.3923.9550 salesemea@falconstor.comData Protection and Recovery for VMwareFalconStor Confidential for Internal and Partner Use Only© FalconStor Software 2011 · All Rights Reserved

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