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VNX Overview

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VNX Overview

  1. 1. VNX Overview<br />Presenter: Allan Trotman<br /> EMC – Unified Infrastructure Group<br />Advisory Technical Consultant<br />
  2. 2. IT Challenges: Tougher than Ever <br />Four central themes facing every decision maker today<br />Overcome flat budgets<br />Manage escalating complexity<br />Cope with relentless data growth<br />Meet increased business demands <br />
  3. 3. EMC Unisphere<br />Next-Generation Unified Storage<br />Optimized for today’s virtualized IT<br />VNXe3100<br />VNX7500<br />VNX5700<br />VNXe3300<br />VNX5100<br />VNX5500<br />VNX5300<br />Affordable.Simple. Efficient.Powerful.<br />
  4. 4. Positioning - Customer Segments<br />Data Center<br />Dept/ROBO<br />Buyer: <br /><ul><li>IT Infrastructure
  5. 5. Storage Specialist</li></ul>Buying Criteria:<br /><ul><li>Efficiency
  6. 6. Performance
  7. 7. Feature/Function
  8. 8. Upgradeability</li></ul>Buyer: <br /><ul><li>IT Generalist /Application specialist
  9. 9. Remote-Office/Branch-Office (ROBO) or Department within Enterprise</li></ul>Buying Criteria:<br /><ul><li>Price and Simplicity
  10. 10. Application Performance
  11. 11. ROBO: central management
  12. 12. Departmental: “vertical” app affinity</li></ul>Enterprise<br />VNX<br />series<br />VNXe series<br />VNXe series<br />Mid Market<br />SMB/Mid<br />Buyer: <br /><ul><li>IT Generalist /Application specialist</li></ul>Buying Criteria:<br /><ul><li>Price & Simplicity
  13. 13. Application Performance
  14. 14. Flexibility</li></ul>Mid Market<br />SMB<br />Limited Opportunity: Server Affinity / Cloud Services<br />
  15. 15. Purpose Designed Architectures<br />VNX series: Modular Unified<br />VNXe series: Integrated Unified<br /><ul><li>Configurable for purpose: File, Block and/or Object
  16. 16. Maximizing performance, scalability and flexibility as you grow</li></ul>Designed for IT generalist<br />Maximizing simplicity and easy of use (no X-Blades, Control Stations etc.)<br />Providing balanced performance, scalability and flexibility<br />SOAP<br />iSCSI<br />REST<br />FCoE<br />CIFS<br />NFS<br />FC<br />iSCSI<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />Xblade<br />CIFS<br />NFS<br />Storage Processor A<br />Storage Processor A<br />Storage Processor B<br />Storage Processor B<br />Highest<br />Capacity (NL-SAS)<br />Highest<br />Capacity (NL-SAS)<br />Good<br />Performance<br />(SAS)<br />Good<br />Performance<br />(SAS)<br />Highest<br />Performance<br />(Flash)<br />Virtual Storage Pool<br />Virtual Storage Pool<br />
  17. 17. VNXe SeriesModels<br />Simple. Efficient. Affordable.<br />
  18. 18. VNX Family Common Functionality<br />VNX Series and VNXe Series<br />Unified Platform<br />One platform supporting File, Block and Object<br />Easily Upgradable<br />Start with File or Block and upgrade to Unified<br />Centralized Management<br />One management framework<br />Capacity Optimization Services<br />Virtual Provisioning, Compression, File Dedupe<br />Powerful<br />New multi-core Intel CPUs &6Gb/s SAS backend<br />High Availability <br />Designed to deliver 5 9’s availability<br />Optimized For All Virtual Applications<br />VMware and Hyper-V integration <br />Packaged Software<br />Simple software suites<br />
  19. 19. VNX Series Hardware<br />Simple. Efficient. Powerful.<br />
  20. 20. 3x Better Performance <br />More users, more transactions, better response time<br />FAST Cache<br />FAST VP <br />3X<br />VNXPlatform<br />Faster<br />CX/NS Platforms<br />
  21. 21. Virtualization Changes Everything<br />To move to virtual servers demands new storage solutions<br />Self-Optimizing Storage Pools<br />Static RAID Groups<br />Virtual server pool<br />Discrete servers<br />RAID groups<br />Storage pool<br />Storagesystem<br />Storagesystem<br />AUTOMATIC APPLICATION OPTIMIZATION <br />AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION <br />
  22. 22. Flexible Storage Tiers<br />Optimize TCO with tiered service levels<br />SAS back-end connect for performance and reliability<br />Up to 24Gb (4x6 Gb) per SAS bus<br />Point-to-point, robust interconnect<br />Flash (SSD) options<br />Highest performing drives<br />3.5” – 100 GB, 200 GB<br />~3,000 IOs per second<br />SAS (HDD) options<br /><ul><li>3.5” drives (195 drives/ rack)
  23. 23. 300 GB and 600 GB
  24. 24. 10K and 15K RPM
  25. 25. ~ 140 (10K) to ~ 180 (15K) IOs per second
  26. 26. 2.5” Drives (500 drives/ rack)
  27. 27. 300 GB and 600 GB
  28. 28. 10K RPM</li></ul>Near-line SAS (HDD) options<br /><ul><li>3.5” drives (195 drives/ rack)
  29. 29. 2 TB
  30. 30. 7.2K RPM
  31. 31. ˜ 90 IOs per second</li></ul>AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION<br />Near-line SAS<br />(7.2K rpm)<br />SAS<br />(10K /15K rpm)<br />Flash<br />VIRTUALSTORAGE POOL<br />Highest capacity<br />Good performance<br />Highest performance<br />
  32. 32. The FAST Suite<br />Highest performance & capacity efficiency – automatically!<br /><ul><li>FAST Cache continuously ensures that the hottest data is served from high-performance Flash SSDs
  33. 33. FAST VPsupporting both file and block optimizes storage pools automatically, ensuring only active data is being served from SSDs, while cold data is moved to lower-cost disk tiers
  34. 34. Togetherthey deliver a fully automated FLASH 1st storage strategy for optimal performance at the lowest cost attainable</li></ul>Real-time caching withFAST Cache <br />FlashSSD<br />High Perf. HDD<br />High Cap.<br />HDD<br />Scheduled optimization with FAST VP<br />
  35. 35. FAST Cache Approach<br />MAP<br /><ul><li>Page requests satisfied from DRAM if available
  36. 36. If not, FAST Cachedriver checks map to determine where page is located
  37. 37. Page request satisfied from disk drive if not in FAST Cache
  38. 38. Policy Engine promotes a page to FAST Cache if it is being used frequently
  39. 39. Subsequent requests for this page satisfied from FAST Cache
  40. 40. Dirty pages are copied back to disk drives as background activity</li></ul>Exchange<br />SharePoint<br />Oracle<br />Database<br />File<br />VMware<br />SAP<br />DRAM<br />Policy<br />Engine<br />FAST Cache<br />Driver<br />Disk Drives<br />
  41. 41. FAST VP for Block and File Access<br />Optimize VNX for minimum TCO<br />BEFORE<br />AFTER<br />Automatesmovement of hot or cold blocks<br />Optimizesuse of high performance and high capacity drives<br />Improvescost and performance<br />Pool<br />LUN 1<br />Tier 0<br />LUN 2<br />Tier 1<br />Tier 2<br />Most activity<br />Neutral activity <br />Least activity <br />
  42. 42. Proven Results<br />Reference Architecture, White Papers, etc. Available at GA<br />Run applications faster than ever<br />3 Times the Performance<br /><ul><li>3Xthe number of users
  43. 43. 3X the number of transactions
  44. 44. 3X faster VMware View boot time
  45. 45. 3X quicker VMware View refresh time
  46. 46. 3Xthe number of users
  47. 47. 3X the number of transactions</li></li></ul><li>FAST and FAST Cache <br />Optimal performance at lowest possible costs<br />29% lower 3-year TCO<br />Maintenance<br />Unisphere,Unisphere Analyzer<br />50% lower operating cost<br />Maintenance<br />CLARiiON CX4-960<br />130 TB raw<br />All Fibre Channel<br />220 x 600 GB 15K<br />Unisphere,Advanced FAST Suite<br />CLARiiON CX4-960<br />130 TB raw<br />FAST Cache<br />8 x 73 GB Flash<br />Tiered Storage<br />30 x 600 GB 15K<br />57 x 2 TB SATA<br />Power and Cooling<br />Management<br />Power and Cooling<br />Management<br />System Cost<br />No FAST, no FAST Cache<br />no tiering<br />Three-Year OpExNo FAST, no FAST Cache<br />no tiering<br />Three-Year OpExFAST and FAST Cache<br />with Fibre Channel andSATA<br />System Cost FAST and FAST Cache<br />with Fibre Channel andSATA<br />
  48. 48. 3 Times More Efficient<br />More storage, better utilization, lower cost<br />FASTSuite<br />File De-Dupe &Compression<br />3X<br />Thin Provisioning<br />More Efficient<br />ClassicProvisioning<br />
  49. 49. VNX Thin Provisioning<br />User B10 GB<br />User A<br />10 GB<br />User C10 GB<br />Logical <br />application <br />and user view<br />Physical <br />allocation<br />4 GB<br />Physical consumed storage<br />2 GB<br />2 GB<br />Only allocate the actual capacity required by the application<br />VNX THIN PROVISIONING<br />Capacity oversubscription allows intelligent use of resources<br />File systems<br />FC and iSCSI LUNs<br />Logical size greater than physical size<br />VNX Thin Provisioning safeguards to avoid running out of space<br />Monitoring and alerting<br />Automatic and dynamic extension past logical size<br />Automatic NAS file system extension<br />FC and iSCSI dynamic LUN extension<br />Capacity on demand<br />
  50. 50. VNX Virtual Provisioning<br />Thick pool LUN<br />Full capacity allocation<br />Near RAID-Group LUN performance<br />Capacity reserved at LUN creation<br />1 GB chunks allocated as relative block address is written<br />Thin pool LUN<br />Only allocates capacity as data is written by the host<br />Capacity allocated in 1 GB chunks<br />8 KB blocks contiguously written within 1 GB<br />8 KB mapping incurs some performance overhead <br />
  51. 51. 3 Times Simpler<br />Smarter management, greater automation, faster results<br />3XSimpler<br />Manage it all :<br />VNX, CLARiiON and Celerra<br />Storage pools, virtualization, replication<br />File, block and object<br />…from a single pane of glass with Unisphere™<br />
  52. 52. Instant Expertise <br />Best-practice wizards configure storage with just a few clicks<br />Email Wizard<br />Set up hundreds of Exchange mailboxes in fewer than 10 clicks<br />Hyper-V Wizard<br />VMware Wizard<br />Set up 1 TB Hyper-V datastore in 10 minutes <br />Set up 1 TB VMware datastore in 10 minutes <br />Share Wizard<br />Volume Wizard<br />Set up NFS and CIFS shares in minutes<br />Set up iSCSI volumes in minutes<br />
  53. 53. VNX Series Software<br />Software Solutions Made Simple<br />Attractively Priced Packsand Suites<br />Total Efficiency Pack<br />FAST Suite<br />Security and Compliance Suite<br />TotalProtection Pack <br />Local Protection Suite<br />Remote Protection Suite<br />Application Protection Suite<br />VNX5100 does not support FAST VP, Event Enabler, FLR, Replicator, or SnapSure<br />It also does not support the FAST Suite or the Total Efficiency Pack, but a Total Value Pack instead<br />
  54. 54. Unified Remote Replication<br />Next Gen<br />Today/2011:<br />MirrorView/S<br />RecoverPoint/SE<br />MirrorView/A<br />Celerra Replicator<br />File System support starting in 1H’11<br />Granular RPO via journaling<br />Less bandwidth via Dedupe/Compression<br />Flexibility – Synch, Asynch<br />RecoverPoint<br />SIMPLIFY<br />single remote replication solution for any data type<br />INTEGRATE<br />integrate with Unisphere array manager<br />
  55. 55. Total Protection: Better than Ever<br />Local and remote data recovery with DVR-like (SKY+) rollback/roll-forward<br />Restore individual or multiple virtual machines with a single click<br />Define and enforce custom recovery point objectives and service level agreementsacross virtual infrastructure <br />Automated failover and failback<br />Proven Reference Architectures <br />Unified replication with the Total Protection Pack<br />
  56. 56. Any point in time<br />All recovery points<br />Significant point in time<br />Significant<br />points in time<br />Any point<br />in time<br />Continuous Recovery Points<br />Database<br />checkpoint<br />Pre-app<br />patch<br />Post-app<br />patch<br />Database<br />checkpoint<br />Quarterly<br />close<br />Any user-<br />configurable event<br />Daily recovery points—from tape or disk<br />Daily backup<br />More frequent disk-based recovery points<br />Snapshots<br />RecoverPoint<br />Snapshot<br />Daily backup<br />24 hours<br />Yesterday<br />Midnight<br />Now<br />
  57. 57. Traditional Backup<br />Daily Backup: Recovery point every 24 hours<br />SnapView with SnapSure<br />Snapshots/Clones: Recovery point every 3 hours<br />MirrorView with Replicator<br />Disk Mirroring: Recovery point latest image replicated<br />RecoverPoint/SE CDP and CRR<br />Continuous Data Protection: DVR like recovery<br />Unlimited recovery points, application bookmarks<br />(T) TIME<br />Checkpoint<br />Patch<br />Post-Patch<br />Cache Flush<br />Quarterly<br />Close<br />Hot<br />Backup<br />Checkpoint<br />Pre-Patch<br />Compared to Traditional Data Protection <br />
  58. 58. EMC: The VMware Choice<br />Two out of three CIOs pick EMC for their VMware environments<br />Trusted storage platform for the most critical and demanding VMware environments<br />Advanced integration and functionality that maximizes the value of a virtualized data center<br />Flexibility to meet infrastructure to business and technical needs<br />Knowledge, experience, and partnerships to make your virtual data center a reality<br />“Which vendor(s) supplied the networked (SAN or NAS) storage used for your virtual server environment?”<br />“Which is your storage vendor of choice in a virtual server environment?”<br />“EMC remains the clear storage leader in virtualized environments.”<br />
  59. 59. Optimized for Virtualization<br />Seamless virtualization experience and acceleration<br />VAAI offload<br />Virtual Server Administrator<br />Storage Administrator<br />vCenter Serverintegration<br />Unisphere<br />Up To<br />10X<br />less net I/O<br />more VMs<br />faster response<br />Manage storage & VM<br />resources in unison<br />Control offload functions and<br />integrated replication<br />Manage storage & VM<br />resources in unison<br />Control offload functions and <br />integrated replication<br />
  60. 60. Virtualization Management<br />EMC Virtual Storage Integrator plug-in <br />EMC Virtual <br />Storage <br />Integrator<br />Integrated point of control to simplify and speed VMware storage management tasks<br /><ul><li>One unified storage tool for all Symmetrix, CLARiiON, Celerra, VNX series, and VNXe series</li></ul>VMware vSphere<br />Unified storage<br />
  61. 61. EMC Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops<br />Enabled by EMC VNX, VMware vSphere 4.1, VMware View 4.5, and VMware View Composer 2.5 <br />Improve desktop environment performance by up to 60% during boot storms leveraging EMC FAST Cache<br />Reduce storage disk costs by leveraging VMware View Composer and advanced storage technologies from EMC like EMC FAST VP and FAST Cache<br />Simplify your environment by reducing the number of disk drives, up to 77%<br />
  62. 62. EMC Integrated Infrastructure for Virtual Desktops<br />Whitepaper<br />Automate and simplify storage provisioning for virtual desktops<br />Accelerate deployment of virtual desktops<br />Integrate application best practices<br />Reduce management and operational costs<br />
  63. 63. EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance (CTA)<br /><ul><li>Based on the EMC File Management Appliance
  64. 64. Provides tiering, archive and migration of file data from heterogeneous sources to the Hybrid Cloud (private and public)
  65. 65. Retains the ability to tier, archive and migrate to traditional storage platforms</li></li></ul><li>CTA – Use cases<br />Data Center<br />Cloud<br />Tiering : <br />Auto-tiering from the data center to the cloud<br />Archive :<br />Archiving to EMC platforms such as Data Domain, Centera<br />Migration<br />Migrating files from NetApp onto EMC storage (VNX, Isilon)<br />VNX FAST VP<br />Archivingvia EMC CTA<br />Auto File Tiering via EMC CTA<br />Migrationvia EMC CTA<br />Cloud Service Providers<br />EMC VNX<br />EMC<br />NetApp<br />NetApp<br />VNX<br />Isilon<br />Primary NAS<br />EMC<br />Data Domain<br />
  66. 66. CTA options for tiering to the Cloud<br />Migration<br />Move a file without leaving a stub<br />Tiering<br />Move a file and leave a stub behind on the source<br />Within the box or outside the box<br />Non-compliance requirements<br />Archive<br />Move a file and leave a stub behind<br />Compliance (WORM) and governance requirements<br />
  67. 67. CTA - Tiering/Archive<br />Find a file that matches a policy<br />Last access time, last modified time, file size, file type<br />Copy that file to another location<br />Different tier within the box (FC to SATA)<br />Off the box (VNX to Atmos)<br />Replace the original file with a stub<br />Meta-data in stub contains all info required for recall<br />Stub is 8 K on VNX, 4 K on NetApp<br />The stub looks and behaves like a normal file<br />No need to train users or modify applications<br />More primary storage space is now available<br />Stub<br />
  68. 68. CTA - Migration<br />Stubless migration<br />Move the file without leaving a stub on the source<br />Supports standard CTA policies<br />Full or partial file systems<br />File size, file type, last access, last modified<br />Include/exclude dirs<br />Think “Robocopy” or “NDMPCopy” on steroids<br />Multi-protocol<br />CIFS, NFS<br />Out-of-band<br />Clients are able to r/w on source until final cutover<br />
  69. 69.
  70. 70. What Is The VNX Series?<br />Architecture<br /><ul><li>Modular Unified (configured for purpose: File, Block & Object)
  71. 71. High performance – up to 3x performance
  72. 72. Optimized for Multi-core & Flash
  73. 73. 6G SAS Back End Infrastructure
  74. 74. Denser Packaging
  75. 75. Expanded UltraFlex I/O – FCoE, FC, iSCSI, CIFS, NFS (Parallel-NFS (pNFS), Multi-path File System (MPFS))
  76. 76. Green – High power efficiency
  77. 77. Flash, SAS & NL-SAS drives (i.e. no FC drives)</li></ul>Product Convergence<br /><ul><li>Easily Upgradable
  78. 78. Unified Packaging
  79. 79. Unified Management
  80. 80. Unified Replication (phase 1)
  81. 81. Unified FAST Suite</li></ul>Yesterday  Today<br />Block<br />VNX series<br />CX4-960<br />CX4-480<br />AX4<br />CX4-240<br />CX4-120<br />Unified<br />CLARiiON<br />Block & File <br />File<br />Block<br />NS960<br />NS480<br />NX4<br />Start with file or block and EASILY upgrade to Unified<br />NS120<br />Celerra<br />
  82. 82. VNX Unified Storage<br />Maximum CPU cores of unified data processing power<br />OBJECT<br />Build a single cloud with “N” number of systems<br />MPFS/pNFS Host<br />AUTOMATIC SERVER OPTIMIZATION<br />NAS<br />CLOUD<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />X-blade<br />BLOCK<br />12 cores dedicated to storage pool management and high performance block serving<br />FILE AND OBJECT<br />48 cores dedicated to object, networked file system management and data sharing<br />Storage<br />Processor<br />Storage<br />Processor<br />VIRTUALSTORAGE POOL<br />AUTOMATIC DATA OPTIMIZATION<br />Flash <br />(Highest performance)<br />NL-SAS<br />(Highest capacity)<br />SAS<br />(Good performance)<br />VNX supports all protocols—today and in the future<br />SAN<br />
  83. 83. Powerful, Flexible, Modular Architecture<br />More processing power, self-optimizing pools, any network<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />X-Blade<br />SP<br />SP<br />CLOUD<br />SAN<br />NAS<br />OBJECT<br />REST<br />SOAP<br />BLOCK<br />iSCSI<br />FC<br />FCoE<br />FILE<br />CIFS<br />NFS<br />pNFS<br />MPFS<br />Multi-controller scale<br /><ul><li>Add processors as needed
  84. 84. Scale up to 96 CPU cores and thousands of drives</li></ul>Unified multi-protocol<br /><ul><li>Share files and volumes on any network</li></ul>Self-optimizing pools<br /><ul><li>Achieve lowest transaction cost and lowest capacity cost dynamically and simultaneously—all the time</li></ul>SSD<br />HDD<br />
  85. 85. VNX – Designed for Flash<br />Optimized for all of your virtual applications<br />BETTER BANDWIDTH PERFORMANCE<br />BETTER PERFORMANCE FOR MIXED WORKLOADS<br />BETTER PERFORMANCE FOR FILE SERVING<br />Flash fully leverages the power of the VNX system<br />End-to-end throughput improvements enable 2-3x performance improvements<br />All claims are subject to validation testing<br />
  86. 86. VNX—Faster than the Rest <br />Highest number of transactions and lowest response time<br />IBM<br />12<br />3X<br />FASTER<br />THAN IBM<br />10<br />8<br />HP<br />RESPONSE TIME IN MS—LOWER IS BETTER<br />6<br />NetApp<br />4<br />2<br />0<br />50,000<br />100,000<br />150,000<br />200,000<br />250,000<br />300,000<br />350,000<br />400,000<br />450,000<br />500,000<br />TRANSACTIONS—HIGHER IS BETTER <br />Note: SPECsfs2008 NFSv3 <br />
  87. 87. HDD<br />HDD<br />With FAST Cache<br />Appserver<br />9 of 10 I/Os from Cache<br />Controller<br />DRAM Cache<br />Flash<br />Storage Innovation<br />FAST Cache for maximum application performance<br />4.5Xbetter<br />Without FAST Cache<br />HDD (hard disk drive) performance has not kept up with server demands, leaving applications I/O deficient<br />FAST Cache solves this problem by increasing controller cache by 64 times using Flash drives<br />Most reads and writes are now served directly from high performance Silicon<br />FAST preserves I/O slots for connectivity and is well positioned to take full advantage of any decrease in Flash drive costs <br />FAST Cache’s persistent nature keeps data cached even after a power failure<br />Appserver<br />1 of 5 I/Os from Cache<br />Controller<br />DRAM Cache<br />1 of 10 I/Os from disk<br />4 of 5 I/Os from disk<br />
  88. 88. Celerra Innovation<br />The FAST Cache effect on applications<br />50,000<br />2,445<br />Newfeature<br />Microsoft <br />SQL Server<br />Uses system Flash drives<br />Turbo-charges applications with up to 2 TB of FAST Cache<br />Database<br />Twice the number of users<br />Twice the number of transactions<br />VMware <br />Half the boot time <br />Four-times faster response time<br />Vastly improved end-user experience<br />Scale users faster and further with each system <br />2445<br />9minutes <br />25,000<br />1,228<br />TPS*<br />Users<br />BootTime<br />>1 minute<br />Users<br />TPS*<br />Resp.Time<br />with FAST Cache<br />Baseline<br />with FAST Cache<br />150 VMware<br />virtual desktops <br />4minutes<br />20minutes<br />2445<br />Boot Time<br />Resp.Time<br />Baseline<br />* Transactions per second<br />
  89. 89. FAST Cache Configuration<br />FAST Cache supported for all VNX based platforms<br />Applicable to VNX for File (V7) and VNX for Block (R31)<br />Highly scalable<br />Up to 2.1 TB EMC FAST Cache (using 100 GB drives) extending System Cache by a factor of 90 <br />Reads and writes supported<br />Applies to classic LUNs and pool LUNs<br />Thick and Thin pool LUNs<br />A system-wide resource that benefits many workloads<br />Host application data : VMware, Oracle, SQL; OLTP/DW etc<br />Array-based data services (e.g. Snaps, etc.)<br />Two-click configuration in Unisphere<br />* The two numbers are when using 100 GB/200 GB drives, e.g., 5100 does not support 200 GB Flash drives<br />
  90. 90. Policy ensures storage service levels are met<br />1<br />Highest Tier PreferredMaximize performance<br />e.g. high-performance OLTP system<br />Auto-TierOptimize TCO and performance<br />e.g. databases with varied levels of activity among tables, or file systems with varied levels of activity across files<br />2<br />LUN<br />1<br />STORAGE POOL<br />Lowest Tier Preferred<br />Reduce TCO<br />e.g., archived or infrequently accessed data<br />3<br />LUN<br />LUN<br />2<br />3<br />SSD<br />HDD<br />FAST VP Policies<br />
  91. 91. FAST VP Operational Process<br />Statistics collection—cumulative I/O history (reads and writes)<br />Weights recent I/O history above longer-term I/O history<br />Maintains relative ranking of all data in pool, based on tier preference and I/O history:<br />Highest tier preference and high activity level get highest priority<br />Highest tier preference with less activity level get next highest priority<br />No tier preference (Auto-Tier) with high activity level gets next highest priority<br />When a pool is created, it is detected in the next poll cycle for inclusion in statistics collection<br />LUNs created in pool are likewise detected in the next poll cycle for inclusion in statistics collection<br />Poll occurs every hour<br />Relocation estimate—“amount to move up/down”—updated every hour<br />Tier utilization<br />Algorithm attempts to gain greatest utility from highest tiers<br />Data is demoted as space is needed in top tiers <br />Relocation granularity<br />Sub-LUN “slices” are 1 GB granularity<br />
  92. 92. NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />FAST Virtual Pool<br />FAST Suite in Action—FAST VP<br />FAST VPtiers across drives in pool<br /><ul><li>Optimizes drive utilization
  93. 93. Relative ranking over time
  94. 94. 1 GB slices ideal for deterministic data</li></ul>FLASH<br />FLASH<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />
  95. 95. FAST Suite—FAST VP + FAST Cache<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />FAST VP tiers across drives in pool<br /><ul><li>Optimizes drive utilization
  96. 96. Relative ranking over time
  97. 97. 1 GB slices ideal for deterministic data</li></ul>FAST Cache copies hottest data to Flash<br /><ul><li>Optimizes Flash utilization
  98. 98. Dynamic movement in near real time
  99. 99. 64 KB sub-slices ideal for bursty data</li></ul>DRAM Cache<br />FAST Cache<br />FAST Virtual Pool<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />
  100. 100. FAST Suite—FAST VP + FAST Cache<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />FAST VP tiers across drives in pool<br /><ul><li>Optimizes drive utilization
  101. 101. Relative ranking over time
  102. 102. 1 GB slices ideal for deterministic data</li></ul>FAST Cachecopies hottest data to Flash<br /><ul><li>Optimizes Flash utilization
  103. 103. Dynamic movement in near real time
  104. 104. 64 KB sub-slices ideal for bursty data</li></ul>DRAM Cache<br />FAST Cache<br />FAST Virtual Pool<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />FLASH<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />SAS<br />
  105. 105. VNX Series for SQL Server <br />More than 3x Performance Improvement with VNX and FAST Cache<br />4.5X performance improvement vs. previous generation<br />Achieves optimized performance without expensive data base and application tuning <br />Configuration: <br />VNX utilized 20 SAS and 4 SSDs drives with FAST Cache <br />vs CX4 with 20 FC drives<br />Relative Transactions <br />per second<br />
  106. 106. VNX Series for Virtual Desktop<br />4x the number of Virtual Desktop users with VNX Series, FAST VP and FAST Cache at Sustained Performance<br />Up to 70% reduction in storage cost for same I/O performance<br />Boot Storm<br />3x Faster: Boot & settle 500 desktops in 8 min vs. 27 min<br />FAST Cache absorbs the majority of the Boot work-load (i.e. I/O to spinning drives)<br />Desktop Refresh<br />Refresh 500 desktops in 50min vs. 130min<br />Fast Cache serviced the majority of the IO during refresh and prevents Linked clones from overloading<br />Celerra NS<br />183x 300GB 15K FC Disks<br />VNX series<br />5x 100GB SSD<br />21x 300GB 15H SAS<br />15x 2TB NL-SAS<br />
  107. 107. VNX Series for Oracle<br />Oracle Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) benefits from VNX<br />Improved Oracle transaction time by 3.25x<br />Using FAST Cache and vSphere 4.1<br />Reduces Storage Hardware cost by up to 50%<br />Configuration: <br />VNX utilized 20 SAS and 8 SSDs drives with FAST Cache <br />vs CX4 with 45 FC drives<br />Relative Transactions <br />per minute<br />If you hear Oracle OLTP, <br />VNX series is a great solution<br />VNX Series vs. with previous CX generation<br />
  108. 108. VNX Series for Oracle<br />Oracle Decision Support Systems (DSS) benefits from VNX<br />Up to 5x increase in bandwidth <br />From 800 MB/s to 4 GB/s<br />Up to 2.25x increase in number of users<br />With less storage, server and software infrastructure<br />Oracle DSS with VNX<br />Relative Performance <br />Relative Number<br />Of Users<br />If you hear Oracle DSS, <br />VNX series is a great solution<br />
  109. 109. Enhanced Virtual Provisioning<br />Storage pool virtualizes the storage provisioning model<br />Traditional RAID Groups<br />Flexible Pools<br />Replication Features, UQM, Analyzer, Virtual Provisioning, Compression, FAST VP, FAST Cache<br />Replication Features, UQM, Analyzer, FAST Cache<br />Optional<br />Features<br />LUN Migration, LUN Expansion,<br />LUN Shrink (Windows 2K8 only)<br />IncludedFeatures<br />LUN Migration, MetaLUNs<br />Thin<br /> LUN<br />Thick<br />LUN<br />Classic<br /> LUN<br />LUNs<br />Meta LUN<br />Storage<br />Pool<br />Drives<br />RAID Group<br />Flash<br />SAS<br />NL-SAS<br />
  110. 110. Migrate to ThinUsing LUN Migration or SAN Copy <br />Thickly Provisioned Data<br />Thinly Provisioned DataReduced storage capacity<br />Freed CapacityReturned to pool for usage by other LUNs<br />Space Reclamation with Thin<br />Storage Pool<br />
  111. 111. Migrate to ThinUsing LUN Migration or SAN Copy <br />Fully Provisioned Data<br />Thinly Provisioned DataReduced storage capacity<br />Enable <br />Compression<br />Compressed DataMax storage savings<br />Freed CapacityReturned to pool for usage by other LUNs<br />Storage Pool<br />Compression for More Capacity Savings<br />
  112. 112. Unisphere Quality of Service Manager<br />Application-based service level management<br />WithUnisphere Quality<br />of Service Manager<br />Available Performance<br />Available Performance<br />Applications<br />Applications<br />BeforeUnisphere Quality<br />of Service Manager<br />Manage block resources based on service levels<br />Monitor and achieve performance objectives for applications <br />Optimize performance based on policy management<br />Set performance goals for critical applications<br />Set limits on lower-priority applications<br />Schedule policies to run at different intervals<br />Measure and control storage based on different metrics <br />Response time (e.g., Exchange) <br />Bandwidth (e.g., backup to disk)<br />Throughput (e.g., OLTP applications)<br />Complements FAST VP and FAST Cache<br />Adds additional dynamic service level management to FAST VP and FAST Cache<br />MediumPriority<br />HighPriority<br />Low Priority<br />FAST SUITE<br />
  113. 113. EMC VNX Family Positioning<br />
  114. 114. CTA - Recall Policies<br />Full recall<br />File is recalled from the archive and replaces the stub<br />Requires adequate space on primary to rehydrate data<br />Used less than 5% of the time<br />Pass-through recall<br />Data is recalled and available to user<br />File remains in archive and stub remains on primary<br />Used 95% of the time in production environments<br />Important for backup and anti-virus<br />Partial recall<br />Primarily used for media files<br />Application requests a specific byte range to be returned<br />Does not replace the stub<br />
  115. 115. CTA - Migration Details (cont.)<br />Supports stub migration<br />Auto-convert NetApp to Celerra/VNX stubs<br />Maintains deduplication<br />Audit trail<br />Log files that were migrated<br />Log files that were not migrated<br />Reporting<br />Provides standard graphical reports <br />Number of files<br />Total size of files<br />CPU throttle<br />Limit migration impact during peak usage hours<br />
  116. 116. CTA - Migration details (cont.)<br />Multiple source<br />Multiple target<br />Concurrent migrations<br />Based on NDMPCopy<br />Fixes cleanup issues with NDMPCopy<br />Purges deleted files/dirs<br />Syncs renames<br />Celerra<br />NetApp<br />NetApp<br />EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance<br />EMC Cloud Tiering Appliance<br />Celerra<br />Isilon<br />
  117. 117. ‘Try before you buy’<br />Blue Chip and EMC are offering a 45 day no obligation trial on VNX/e*<br />Contact your account manager or email ict@bluechip.uk.com for further details.<br />*Terms and conditions apply<br />

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