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The Value of
Global Deduplication
Duane Johnson
Storage Architect | Solutions Ambassador

© FalconStor Software 2012 · All...
FLEXIBLE DATA DEDUPLICATION
FOR ALL YOUR DATA.
Optimized.
All Your
Data.

FalconStor® Virtual Tape Library (VTL) 7.5
Falco...
Our Business is Protecting Your Business
STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION
& DATA MIGRATION

DATA DEDUPLICATION

BACKUP & DISASTER
RE...
Data Growth.

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
4

© FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved

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Global Data Problem, Getting Worse
400%
300%
200%
100%
0%

IT Staff
Digital
IT
Universe Budgets

Exploding
Volumes

Volume...
Deduplication Top Trends for IT
“Every survey we do identifies that the number one pressure on IT
managers is meeting the ...
Deduplication Spending Still Strong

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
7

Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software ·...
Deduplication.
(Efficient)

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
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Deduplication – Value Proposition
As simple as A B C D

A

•

•

C

D

Assurance
•

B
Business
Continuity

Cost
Containmen...
Major Benefits of Deduplication
• Enables faster backup and recovery of data using disk
technologies
• Reduces the amount ...
Backup TCO Equation
• Throughput; Scalability, High Availability, Load
Balancing
• High Data Growth (10-30%) breaks backup...
Global Deduplication.
(More Efficient)

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
12

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Confusion of Global Deduplication
• Application – All application data no matter the source is
deduplicated in the same re...
Application Deduplication
Oracle RMAN

Virtual Machine
Repository

NetBackup,
Backup Exec,
Legato,
BakBone,
Commvault,
CA,...
WAN Optimization
Remote sites

Multi-site WAN
efficient replication
for cost effective DR

Local
deduplication
Global
dedu...
Clustered Node - Global Deduplication
Active Deduplication Nodes

Node 1

Node 2

VTL

Node 3

Data repository
Repository
...
Why Global Deduplication
•

Reduce Cost
–
–

•

Ease of Implementation
–
–

•

Doesn’t matter which node does backup or de...
FalconStor Global Deduplication
Architecture
High speed backup

VTL/Deduplication
Cluster

Backup Server

Comprehensive Me...
Breaking The Barriers With v7 Data
Deduplication
Business Applications
Oracle RMan

SQL
Backtrack

Backup,

Virtual
Machin...
FalconStor Replication Advantages
Data Center

VTL Storage
Appliance

VTL
(Up to 8 nodes)
Active-Active failover

VTL Stor...
Case for Global Deduplication
• Greater than 10-20TB requires Global Deduplication
• 10-20TB over 12 hours = 230-460 MB/se...
A Need for Global Deduplication
Data Growth
Management

• Data is growing too fast and users cannot meet
backup windows or...
Why FalconStor VTL for Global
Deduplication
• True Global Deduplication
• Scales capacity or compute cycles as needed
• Fa...
Optimized.

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
25

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Optimized.
• Flexible Deduplication
– NEW! Inline deduplication
• Decreases storage, reduces overall costs and improves ef...
Flexible Deduplication
• Align capacity with business goals
– Post/Concurrent
• Higher speed, no impact on backup window

...
Flexible Deduplication
• Align capacity with business goals
– Inline deduplication
• Decreases storage, reduces overall co...
Flexible Deduplication
• Align capacity with business goals
– None
• For data that does not compress well
• Not all vendor...
Deduplication Methods
Backup 1

Backup 3

Backup 2

Backup 3

Dedupe 1

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
Copyri...
Turbo Feature Optimizes Post/Concurrent
Backup 1

Backup 2

Backup 3

Dedupe 1

Backup 3

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplicatio...
Available.

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Available.
• Scalable Expansion
– Simplifies configuration of a deduplication server
– No more fixed sizes, allowing any n...
Available.
• Enhanced Replication
– Saves system utilization for business applications
– Efficient bandwidth use in LAN an...
Scalable Without Forklift Upgrades
Before

Our Difference
0

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

•
•

•
•

Quickly handle data growth
Use...
Secure.

FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions
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Copyright © 201...
Secure.
• Peace of Mind that your data is safe
–
–
–
–

AES Encryption
Tape Shredding
FIPS Support
Full Replication Encryp...
Resources
• www.falconstor.com/vtl
– One stop shopping location for everything on FalconStor VTL
– Demo, datasheet, downlo...
FLEXIBLE DATA DEDUPLICATION
FOR ALL YOUR DATA.
Optimized.
All Your
Data.

Questions?
duane.johnson@falconstor.com
FalconSt...
Next Steps
• For more information visit:
– Website: http://www.falconstor.com/VTL
– Solution Videos: http://www.falconstor...
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The Value of Global Deduplication

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Business data continues to grow by up to 60% per year, outpacing both IT budget and staff. This exponential data growth can negatively affect backup windows, system performance, and scalability, all while increasing operational costs.

However, there is a solution to this growing problem! Global Deduplication increases efficiency and lowers costs by reducing storage capacity needs and by providing load balancing and high availability (HA), allowing you to efficiently manage your entire storage environment.

View this slide deck and watch this webinar recording to learn how your environment can benefit from deduplication. Duane Johnson, FalconStor Storage Architect, discusses why global deduplication is so critical for users with large amounts of data and how it allows them to:

- Reduce the amount of storage required to protect data
- Ensure faster backup and recovery of data
- Utilize low-bandwidth replication for cost-effective protection
- Improve the efficiency of data archiving

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The Value of Global Deduplication

  1. 1. The Value of Global Deduplication Duane Johnson Storage Architect | Solutions Ambassador © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved
  2. 2. FLEXIBLE DATA DEDUPLICATION FOR ALL YOUR DATA. Optimized. All Your Data. FalconStor® Virtual Tape Library (VTL) 7.5 FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 2 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  3. 3. Our Business is Protecting Your Business STORAGE VIRTUALIZATION & DATA MIGRATION DATA DEDUPLICATION BACKUP & DISASTER RECOVERY FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS) FalconStor® Virtual Tape Library (VTL) FalconStor® File-interface Deduplication System (FDS) FalconStor® Continuous Data Protector (CDP) FalconStor® Network Storage Server (NSS) FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 3 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  4. 4. Data Growth. FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 4 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  5. 5. Global Data Problem, Getting Worse 400% 300% 200% 100% 0% IT Staff Digital IT Universe Budgets Exploding Volumes Volume growing 50-60% per year, slowing DR Budget Pressure Storage growth outpacing IT budget & staff Recovery & Discovery Losing information flow halts business Remote Office The corporate edge is still unprotected *Source: IDC FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 5 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  6. 6. Deduplication Top Trends for IT “Every survey we do identifies that the number one pressure on IT managers is meeting the organization's requirements for more physical storage capacity," "Data deduplication technology can greatly reduce the demand for physical storage by identifying and compressing redundant data." Aberdeen Research • 67% of leading companies utilize data deduplication technology. • One half of highly performing organizations have virtualized most applications, providing superior application mobility, provisioning and protection from server failures. • 57% replicate data to remote locations. • Companies leading in the deployment of virtualization technology employ data deduplication at three-times the rate of average companies. FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 6 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  7. 7. Deduplication Spending Still Strong FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 7 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Source: 451 Group, Gartner and IDC
  8. 8. Deduplication. (Efficient) FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 8 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  9. 9. Deduplication – Value Proposition As simple as A B C D A • • C D Assurance • B Business Continuity Cost Containment Data Growth Management Enable faster backup and recovery • Eliminate tape transport for DR • Reduce storage footprint • Improves SLA through direct DR access and faster restore • Reduce power, cooling, and space (OPEX) • Reduce WAN bandwidth cost • Reduce IT staff time to manage backup and recovery Eliminate the uncertainty of tape Improve the efficiency of data archiving FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 9 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved • Reduce the amount of storage required for data protection • Reduce WAN bandwidth requirements by replicating only unique data
  10. 10. Major Benefits of Deduplication • Enables faster backup and recovery of data using disk technologies • Reduces the amount of storage required to protect data • Purchase less hardware (reducing capital expenses) • Reduces the network bandwidth required to transfer data • Minimizes IT staff time to manage and supervise data storage, backup, and recovery • Realigns staff time, allowing focus on more important projects • Improves the efficiency of data archiving • Reduces power, cooling, and space requirements for data storage FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 10 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  11. 11. Backup TCO Equation • Throughput; Scalability, High Availability, Load Balancing • High Data Growth (10-30%) breaks backup – Deduplication helps – Adding infrastructure helps – Creates more points of management • Global Deduplication – “the ability to manage multiple deduplication nodes as one” – Throughput; Scalability; High Availability; Load Balancing – Improve efficiency, reduce administration overhead – Tie back to lower cost, ease-of-use, performance and scalability FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 11 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  12. 12. Global Deduplication. (More Efficient) FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 12 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  13. 13. Confusion of Global Deduplication • Application – All application data no matter the source is deduplicated in the same repository • WAN Optimization – Replication of only one copy of data no matter how many remote location copies • Clustered nodes – Shared deduplication repository – If a node fails, all can still be restored – A need for scaling - data reduction efficiencies continue to be obtained – no silos of storage The FalconStor Deduplication Solution provides all of these features and benefits of TRUE GLOBAL Deduplication FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 13 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  14. 14. Application Deduplication Oracle RMAN Virtual Machine Repository NetBackup, Backup Exec, Legato, BakBone, Commvault, CA, etc. Standard Network Backup FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 14 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Database Backup Utilities W: ArchivePowerPoint W: Archivelegal W: Archivecode builds W: Archivemedical Mimosa, Archiver, Arkivo, SmartMove, etc. Nearline Archive and Data Migration
  15. 15. WAN Optimization Remote sites Multi-site WAN efficient replication for cost effective DR Local deduplication Global deduplication Central site WAN Data repository Only deduplicated data over the WAN FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 15 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  16. 16. Clustered Node - Global Deduplication Active Deduplication Nodes Node 1 Node 2 VTL Node 3 Data repository Repository Storage Node 1 Node 8 FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 16 Node 4 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Standby Node 2
  17. 17. Why Global Deduplication • Reduce Cost – – • Ease of Implementation – – • Doesn’t matter which node does backup or dedupe Without global dedupe, need to introduce a process to divvy up large backup jobs Scalability – – • Even large single nodes do not perform as well as multiple global dedupe nodes Throughput, not capacity, causes customers to purchase more silo appliances Inline dedupe requires scheduled defragmentation, impacts restore performance Better integration with existing backup process – – • Silo’s increase management cost and impact administration overhead Eliminate need to load-balance backup at the application layer Improves backup/recovery – – – • Increase efficiency, lower physical storage cost Increase overall dedupe ratio Better scalability as customer data and performance requirements grow No concern about where and what you need to do with a backup as you scale Availability – FalconStor VTL includes HA, no concern about single point of vulnerability FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 17 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  18. 18. FalconStor Global Deduplication Architecture High speed backup VTL/Deduplication Cluster Backup Server Comprehensive Media Management Direct Tape Out Virtual Library 8 Gb FC LTO-1 Open Storage Virtual Library DLT AIT LTO-4 iSCSI DDS Virtual Library Tape Consolidation Backup Server Tape Encryption Tape Shredding Virtual Library Multi-Export iSeries Server FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 18 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  19. 19. Breaking The Barriers With v7 Data Deduplication Business Applications Oracle RMan SQL Backtrack Backup, Virtual Machine Repository Independent scalability of compute and storage resources NFS/CIFS/OST FalconStor FDS (File) Physical tape for long-term archive FC/OST FalconStor VTL (Block) Archive and Migration 2 PB of usable deduplication repository Mainframe FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 19 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  20. 20. FalconStor Replication Advantages Data Center VTL Storage Appliance VTL (Up to 8 nodes) Active-Active failover VTL Storage Appliance Deduplication N+1 HA cluster (Up to 4 active nodes) Global Deduplication Replication (FC/IP) VTL-VA on ESX • Consolidate multiple sites into one repository • Move only unique information across the wire • Full AES 256 Encryption FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 20 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved DR site Physical Tape for longterm archive
  21. 21. Case for Global Deduplication • Greater than 10-20TB requires Global Deduplication • 10-20TB over 12 hours = 230-460 MB/sec performance • Example: 140TB Data Center – – – – 7 servers, 20TB each 12 hour backup windows Distributed weekly full Incremental 6 servers (avg 5-10%) = 1-2 TB/server = 6-12TB • Nightly backup requirement 26-32 TB/night • Performance requirement 700-888 MB/sec (2.5-3.2 TB/hr) • This would require 3-4 silo target appliances • One Scalable/HA FalconStor VTL/SIR Cluster Solution FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 21 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  22. 22. A Need for Global Deduplication Data Growth Management • Data is growing too fast and users cannot meet backup windows or restore fast enough to meet SLA Reduced Cost • Need to control acquisition and operating costs Performance • Need for scalable performance, load balancing, increased deduplication efficiency, and HA Efficiency • Single unified deduplication repository – higher efficiency Scalability • Eliminates storage silos, and the need to load-balance backup at the application layer, reduces complexity Administration FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 22 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved • Reduce administrative overhead – ease of use, performance, and scalability
  23. 23. Why FalconStor VTL for Global Deduplication • True Global Deduplication • Scales capacity or compute cycles as needed • FalconStor® Single Instance Repository (SIR) performance scales up to 512TB of managed capacity per node • FalconStor VTL scalability through clustering: – Up to 8 node cluster with a single point of management – Manages up to 32 petabytes of data in one single cluster – Up to 12 GB/s data ingest rate • FalconStor SIR scalability through clustering: – Up to 4+1 cluster with a single point of management – Up to 512TB of capacity per node, equivalent to 5PB per node – Up to 2 GB/s of data deduplication speed • HA – No Single Point of Vulnerability • Seamless Tape Media Management – Direct Tape Out FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 24 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  24. 24. Optimized. FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 25 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  25. 25. Optimized. • Flexible Deduplication – NEW! Inline deduplication • Decreases storage, reduces overall costs and improves efficiency • Reduces storage requirements by up to 40% • Inline, Post, Concurrent or None • Flexible and Fast! Optimized! – Inline 28+ TB/Hour per 4 Node Cluster – Post Process 40+ TB/Hour per 4 Node Cluster FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 26 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  26. 26. Flexible Deduplication • Align capacity with business goals – Post/Concurrent • Higher speed, no impact on backup window Post/Concurrent Deduplication FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 27 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  27. 27. Flexible Deduplication • Align capacity with business goals – Inline deduplication • Decreases storage, reduces overall costs and improves efficiency Inline Deduplication FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 28 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  28. 28. Flexible Deduplication • Align capacity with business goals – None • For data that does not compress well • Not all vendors allow this None FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 29 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  29. 29. Deduplication Methods Backup 1 Backup 3 Backup 2 Backup 3 Dedupe 1 FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Backup 2 Dedupe 2 Replicate 3 Replicate 2 Dedupe 3 Replicate 2 Backup 3 Dedupe 3 Replicate 1 30 Replicate 2 Replicate 1 Dedupe 2 Backup 1 Dedupe 1 Replicate1 Dedupe 3 Backup 1 Dedupe 1 Dedupe 2 Backup 2 Replicate 3 Replicate 3
  30. 30. Turbo Feature Optimizes Post/Concurrent Backup 1 Backup 2 Backup 3 Dedupe 1 Backup 3 FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Replicate 3 Dedupe 3 Replicate 3 Replicate 1 Dedupe 2 31 Replicate 2 Dedupe 3 Backup 2 Replicate 1 Dedupe 2 Backup 1 Dedupe 1 Replicate 2
  31. 31. Available. FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 32 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  32. 32. Available. • Scalable Expansion – Simplifies configuration of a deduplication server – No more fixed sizes, allowing any number of disks to be added to the system – Single Instance Repository and Cluster Expansion • Can be configured to easily add nodes (servers) • Example: Expand SIR from 1 node to 2 or from 2 nodes to 4 – Overall investment savings FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 33 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  33. 33. Available. • Enhanced Replication – Saves system utilization for business applications – Efficient bandwidth use in LAN and WAN environments • Ability to compress during replication means faster replication and less storage being used – Ability to compress backups and metadata FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 34 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  34. 34. Scalable Without Forklift Upgrades Before Our Difference 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 • • • • Quickly handle data growth Users start with initial performance and capacity requirements and can easily expand Minimal production downtime Your Data…Available After 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 35 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved VTL: Virtual Tape Library SIR: Single Instance Repository
  35. 35. Secure. FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 36 © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  36. 36. Secure. • Peace of Mind that your data is safe – – – – AES Encryption Tape Shredding FIPS Support Full Replication Encryption FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 37 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved Our Difference • Safety without sacrifice • • • • Fully configurable so your data is safe in motion Full encryption Now with FIPS support Your Data. Secure.
  37. 37. Resources • www.falconstor.com/vtl – One stop shopping location for everything on FalconStor VTL – Demo, datasheet, download and more! FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 38 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  38. 38. FLEXIBLE DATA DEDUPLICATION FOR ALL YOUR DATA. Optimized. All Your Data. Questions? duane.johnson@falconstor.com FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 39 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  39. 39. Next Steps • For more information visit: – Website: http://www.falconstor.com/VTL – Solution Videos: http://www.falconstor.com/videos – Contact Sales or Local SE: salesinfo@falconstor.com • Watch a Demo! – http://www.falconstor.com/demos FalconStor VTL v7.5 Deduplication Solutions 40 Copyright © 2012 FalconStor Software · All Rights Reserved
  40. 40. Contact us Corporate Headquarters 2 Huntington Quadrangle Melville, NY 11747 USA Tel: +1 631.777.5188 Support: +1 631.777.3332 salesinfo@falconstor.com Thank You & Questions? duane.johnson@falconstor.com © FalconStor Software 2012 · All Rights Reserved Asia Pacific Headquarters 6F-1, No.521, Sec. 1, Wunsin Rd. Taichung 40848 Taiwan Tel: +886-4-2259-1868 salesasia@falconstor.com European Headquarters 58 rue Pottier 78150 Le Chesnay France Tel: +33.1.3923.9550 salesemea@falconstor.com

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