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NetApp, the DBA-Friendly Storage Solutions


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  1. 1. NetApp “The DBA-Friendly Storage Solutions” Miles Voehl Systems Engineer [email_address]
  2. 2. NetApp At A Glance <ul><li>Broad storage and data management solutions portfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive professional services </li></ul><ul><li>Global support </li></ul><ul><li>Industry-leading partners </li></ul><ul><li>7999+ employees </li></ul><ul><li>Fortune 1000, S&P 500, NASDAQ 100 </li></ul><ul><li>130+ offices around the world </li></ul>$1B $3B $4B $2B 07 06 05 04 03 08 FY08: $3.3 Billion
  3. 3. NetApp and Oracle <ul><li>13 years of innovation focused on driving down infrastructure costs and increasing enterprise IT productivity </li></ul>
  4. 4. NetApp and Oracle Partnership NetApp Confidential – Internal Use Only 2005 NetApp at Oracle: - over 3200 TB - 14,000 Servers ONTAP 7G FlexVol & FlexClone deployed NetApp runs Oracle SnapValidator announced EM Grid Control Integration NetApp helps establish Oracle Storage Compatibility Program (OSCP) 1999 Oracle certifies NetApp 1997 First filer for Oracle DB sold 1995 NetApp runs its core business on Oracle E-Business Suite NetApp and Oracle Blueprints from Oracle Consulting 2001 3000+ Oracle on NetApp customers in production Linux competency center 2003 2000 Oracle B2B Exchange selects NetApp NetApp is Certified Solution Partner 2004 NetApp at Oracle: - over 2000 TB - 9,500 Servers at Oracle Austin Data Center Enterprise Grid Alliance Oracle builds next Apps on NetApp storage 2002 NetApp deployment at Oracle: 500TB Oracle NetApp Joint Escalation Team ONJET Joint Center of Excellence (CoE) and professional services 2006 NetApp at Oracle: - over 5500 TB - 20,000 servers SnapManager for Oracle 5000+ joint customers 2007/08 NetApp at Oracle: - over 12 PB - 20,000+ servers Oracle Enterprise Linux 4 Support SnapLock Integration SMB Bundle D-NFS development Oracle VM DR for OFM NetApp ILM for Oracle Security
  5. 5. NetApp Storage at Oracle <ul><li>12 PB of production storage installed globally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced storage management costs by 50% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Achieved 90% utilization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Oracle Austin Data Center is largest NetApp single site installation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grid architecture with 20,000+ servers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 500 mission-critical customers' apps hosted on the premises </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primary data center for 70,000+ Oracle employees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 acres of data center raised floor space </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Highlights: Oracle as a Customer <ul><li>99% of Oracle Application Development </li></ul><ul><li>99% of Oracle On Demand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100% of PeopleSoft On Demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% of CRM On Demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100% of Siebel On Demand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>100% of Oracle University </li></ul><ul><li>100% of Oracle Demos (DB & Applications) </li></ul><ul><li>50% of Database Development </li></ul><ul><li>65% of Oracle internal production </li></ul>NetApp has reduced the overhead necessary to perform storage-related management activities by 50%.
  7. 7. Oracle Improves Storage Efficiencies Improvement in storage utilization with Data ONTAP 7G
  8. 8. Usable Storage Utilization by LOB All Oracle LOBs achieving better than industry average utilization LOB Utilization Grid Prod. 244% Applications 131% Labs 88.5% Database 88% Test 83% Stage 72% IT 66% Trade Show 65% Home Dir 63% Collaboration 59% Tech Services 56%
  9. 9. Solutions Reduce IT Cost and Complexity NetApp Confidential – Internal Use Only Solution Benefits Consolidation & Virtualization Ease management, lower costs Backup & Recovery Backup more frequently, recover in minutes Development and Test Deploy applications faster Disaster Recovery Affordably protect all applications
  10. 10. Consolidation and Virtualization
  11. 11. Standardize, Consolidate, and Virtualize <ul><li>Standardize and consolidate using a single platform for SAN and NAS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scale with Oracle RAC and NetApp FlexVol </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated with Oracle ASM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverage Direct NFS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consolidate with NetApp Deduplication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improve backup and recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualization with NetApp FlexVol, FlexClone and Oracle VM </li></ul><ul><li>Improve data protection </li></ul>NetApp Confidential – Internal Use Only Fusion Applications Oracle Fusion Middleware Oracle Databases RAC NetAppStorage E-mail ERP DW CRM
  12. 12. Case Study: Oracle Consolidates and Virtualizes on NetApp Metric 2005 2007 Change TB Procured 44 108 140% TB Logical 32 245 665% Data Center Tiles 8 4 -50% Data Center Power 28 kW 16.8 kW -40% Number of FTE Sys. Admins 3 3 0% TB per Sys Admin 32 245 665% % Utilization 75% 377% 403% Refresh Time 48 hours 30 minutes -99% Events 150 450 200%
  13. 13. Backup and Recovery © 2008 NetApp. All rights reserved.
  14. 14. Faster, More Reliable Database Backups and Restores NetApp = Fast Backups and Restores Tape NetApp D2D Storage Hours Traditional Tape Performance Full Backup Daily Backups 20TB 20TB SnapRestore Hours to Restore Restore in minutes “ Restoring our 4 TB database takes 12 hours using tape. With the NetApp, it takes two hours.” Minutes Only changed data Snapshot ™ Copies
  15. 15. Integrated Data Management Approach NetApp Confidential - Limited Use Eliminates the need for extensive storage involvement or skills for routine Oracle data management Integrated and automated Oracle data management
  16. 16. SnapManager for Oracle: Empower DBAs to Perform Self-Service Data Management <ul><li>Leverage GUI to streamline tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Create clones in minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Back up and restore in seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates with Oracle 9 i , 10 g and 11 g </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RMAN, ASM, Direct NFS </li></ul></ul>DBA Policies and Management Perform Self-Service <ul><li>Provision </li></ul><ul><li>DR </li></ul><ul><li>Backup/Recover </li></ul><ul><li>Test/Dev Copies </li></ul><ul><li>Create new policies </li></ul><ul><li>Repurpose policies </li></ul><ul><li>Control replication </li></ul>DBA DBA Storage Admin
  17. 17. SnapManager for Oracle Backup NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute Primary Data Center <ul><li>SnapManager® backs up in seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Snapshot copies can be verified locally or remotely for integrity then “stored” </li></ul>App/DB Server NetApp Storage System <ul><li>Optionally catalog with RMAN and/or archive </li></ul><ul><li>Backup Steps </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory database files </li></ul><ul><li>Map database files to storage volumes </li></ul><ul><li>Place database in backup mode </li></ul><ul><li>Backup all files/LUN’s </li></ul><ul><li>Release database from backup mode </li></ul>Benefits: <ul><li>Fastest and most storage efficient backups </li></ul><ul><li>More frequent backups due to speed and efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>No performance degradation from online backups </li></ul><ul><li>Instantaneous access to backup data </li></ul><ul><li>Automation eliminates manual errors </li></ul>Time to backup: seconds Snapshot
  18. 18. SnapManager for Oracle Restore NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute Primary Data Center <ul><li>Near instantaneous restores from Snapshot </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatically shortened recovery with automated log replays </li></ul><ul><li>Automated recovery tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RMAN, SCN, date+time, database, tablespace, data file, data block (RMAN) </li></ul></ul>App/DB Server NetApp Storage System Benefits: <ul><li>Extremely fast and accurate data restore and recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce downtime from outages </li></ul><ul><li>Automation saves administrative time </li></ul>Time to restore: minutes Snapshot Roll transaction logs
  19. 19. Application Development and Testing © 2008 NetApp. All rights reserved.
  20. 20. Traditional Approaches to Cloning: Challenges and Pain Points <ul><li>Limited storage resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>100% storage capacity overhead per instance, or custom partial extraction scripts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Long lead-time requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Process heavy (i.e., many “approvals” required) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage resource allocation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manual or scripted operations subject to human error </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Downtime (offline) or degraded production system performance (online) during copy </li></ul><ul><li>Restoring the baseline requires repeat of this process </li></ul>NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute LOB Systems Storage Network Database
  21. 21. What if … <ul><li>… your DBAs and application developers could create (and repetitively re-create) a consistent copy of a database application environment……. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>nearly instantaneously, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>using negligible incremental storage, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>as needed, even for individual developers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>with little or no support of a storage admin? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How would that impact the efficiency of your application development team? </li></ul>NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute
  22. 22. Provide Developers with Database Copies Lengthy process, requires extra storage, limits cloning capabilities The Old Way Test 2 Dev 1 Mirror Production The New Way Fast, requires less storage, create as many clones Production Test 1 Test 2 QA Dev 1 Dev 2 Mirror FlexClone ® Copies
  23. 23. SnapManager for Oracle Clone NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute Primary Data Center <ul><li>Near-instant clones from Snapshot™ </li></ul><ul><li>Automated cloning operation </li></ul>App/DB Server NetApp Storage System Benefits: <ul><li>Fast clones of Oracle® databases for test and dev </li></ul><ul><li>Automation saves administrative time </li></ul><ul><li>Improved productivity </li></ul>Time to clone: seconds Clones
  24. 24. Accelerate Development and Testing <ul><li>Speed </li></ul><ul><li>DB copies made in minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul><ul><li>More copies to more people </li></ul><ul><li>Time to do more testing </li></ul>The Old Way Cloning TEST TEST Cloning TEST TEST TEST TEST TEST “ With FlexClone reducing the time and cost of creating clones to a few hours, we’ve adopted a parallel development approach, with multiple of activities all taking place at the same time.” The New Way Deploy TEST TEST Create FlexClone ® Copies Time
  25. 25. Oracle Real Application Testing and NetApp PRODUCTION TEST Replay Capture Transactions and timing only No clients or middle tier required Maximize testing efforts with multiple FlexClone volumes Challenge: How to create a point in time snapshot… FlexClone® 4 Workload 2 1 Snapshot™ 3 SnapMirror® /SyncMirror®
  26. 26. Disaster Recovery
  27. 27. SnapMirror ® Benefits <ul><li>Simplifies deployment and management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple set up and recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single product across all storage systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages SnapManager ® , ensuring replication of application consistent snapshots </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cost-effective solution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mirror between FC and ATA systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages Snapshots – efficient storage and bandwidth utilization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Puts DR copy to active business use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote read access for centralized backup, data distribution to remote sites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote clones for app testing, QA and production staging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space efficient copies without impacting production system </li></ul></ul>Primary Data Center DR Site FAS FAS or NearStore ® SnapMirror is a simple, flexible and cost-effective replication solution that enables you to protect more of your applications SnapMirror
  28. 28. Lower Cost Disaster Recovery NetApp Confidential – Internal Use Only Primary Site WAN Oracle Data Guard NetApp Storage Sytems Oracle Database Oracle Fusion Middleware Applications NetApp Storage Sytems Oracle Database DR Site NetApp SnapMirror ® SOA BI PORTAL SOA BI PORTAL
  29. 29. Oracle Enterprise Manager Grid Control Plugin for NetApp Monitor Trends and Threshold Alerts Monitor Key Statistics Monitor Utilization <ul><li>Etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Ships with Oracle Enterprise Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Developed, maintained and licensed separately by Oracle </li></ul>
  30. 30. Summary
  31. 31. Solutions Reduce IT Cost and Complexity NetApp Confidential – Internal Use Only Solution Benefits Consolidation & Virtualization Ease management, lower costs Backup & Recovery Backup more frequently, recover in minutes Development and Test Deploy applications faster Disaster Recovery Affordably protect all applications
  32. 32. The Benefits of Unified Storage NetApp ® Industry Approach FAS family Data ONTAP ® Different hardware Different software Different people Different processes Same hardware Same software Same people Same processes Flexibility Efficiency Agility Value High-End SAN Low/Midrange SAN NAS Disaster Recovery Archive & Compliance Backup Virtualization
  33. 33. Source: Oliver Wyman Database Total Cost Comparison Interviews, Feb-Mar 2008. NetApp is 39% less expensive than EMC CLARiiON, 42% less than HP EVA, and 62% less than EMC Symmetrix <ul><li>More efficient storage utilization </li></ul><ul><li>Lower training and implementation costs </li></ul><ul><li>Lower management and facility (power, cooling, and space) costs </li></ul><ul><li>Faster recovery times with NetApp Snapshot </li></ul><ul><li>SnapManager for Oracle further reduces strain on FTEs by automating tasks </li></ul><ul><li>NFS is even less expensive, avoids SAN related HW and management </li></ul>NetApp TCO Key Drivers Total Cost Index Product Acquisition & Ongoing Vendor Costs Internal Operational Costs Downtime Recovery Costs 164 264 100 91 173 NetApp Helps You Reduce TCO
  34. 34. Thousands of Customers are running Oracle on NetApp (7000+ and growing rapidly) NetApp Confidential -- Do Not Distribute
  35. 35. Thank You
  36. 36. Faster Time to Market for Activision <ul><li>Adopt a new parallel development process for aggressive time to market </li></ul><ul><li>Make as many clones as the business needs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slash time to clone from days to hours </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increase margins by 7% </li></ul><ul><li>Add robust DR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully recover from a major power outage in <4 hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cut test process 80% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cut database recovery time by 80% </li></ul><ul><li>Shrink storage requirements 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Add complete regulatory compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Protect remote studio data with a low-cost backup solution </li></ul>Activision, Inc. is a leading international publisher of interactive entertainment software products. 2007 sales topped $1.5B.
  37. 37. Scalable and Reliable Foundation © 2008 NetApp. All rights reserved.
  38. 38. Protect Against Data Corruption with SnapValidator for Oracle ® Database Block Write Volume Manager I/O Driver Operating System Host Bus Adapter SAN / NAS Cloud Data passes through many layers before reaching the storage subsystem. Corruption can occur at any point in the data path. Hardware and/or firmware failures, misconfiguration, etc. Oracle’s H ardware A ssisted R esillient D ata Initiative Prevention is better than recovery… “… the larger outage was caused by a corruption of data files. The corrupted files began to replicate and quickly spread across the system, …” April 11, 2002 eBay suffers three outages in three days Oracle ® Database
  39. 39. SnapValidator: Prevents Oracle Block Corruption <ul><li>Validates writes to volumes that contain Oracle ® data via Oracle’s checksum verification </li></ul><ul><li>Supported with Oracle Database 9i and 10g (NFS, iSCSI, FCP) </li></ul><ul><li>NetApp is the only HARD partner to support this initiative across its entire product line </li></ul><ul><li>NetApp is the only HARD partner to support file systems </li></ul>
  40. 40. NetApp and ASM: The Differentiated Stack Automatic Storage Management Disks Logical Vol File System Files Tablespace Tables Disk Group Logical Vol File System File Names Tablespace Tables Before ASM ASM 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 0010 Transparent Virtualization and Dynamic Thin Provisioning FlexVol® and MultiStore® Space Efficient Integrated Backup, Recovery and Cloning SnapManager® for Oracle Deduplication NetApp Deduplication Datacenter Hardened RAID (survive double disk failures/group) RAID-DP™ WORM Storage SnapLock® Oracle® HARD (end-to-end Oracle checksumming) SnapValidator® for Oracle Oracle SAME Aggregates
  41. 41. Information Lifecycle Management and Compliance
  42. 42. What Customers Are Doing: Matching Storage to Data Lifecycle NetApp Confidential -- Limited Use High-Performance Storage Tier Low-Cost Storage Tier Online Archive Storage Tier Active Less Active Historical Offline Archive Data Lifecycle Offline Archive Caveat : Incompatible storage platforms are expensive to manage… Structured and Unstructured Data Information Lifecycle Management and Compliance Migrate, Compress & Save $
  43. 43. What is Oracle ILM Assistant? <ul><li>Value Proposition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fine-grained: managing data at individual row level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application Transparency: data classification is transparent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-Cost: uses low cost storage to reduce costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enforceable Compliance Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four Easy Steps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Define the Data Classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Storage Tiers for the Data Classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Data Access and Migration Policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Define and Enforce Compliance Policies </li></ul></ul>NetApp Confidential -- Limited Use
  44. 44. Protect Oracle Data with SnapLock ® NetApp Confidential -- Limited Use Oracle® Database Data Files (partitions) /oradata/2001a.dbf /oradata/2001b.dbf Lifecycle/Data Migration Path Online Archive SnapLock volume: Update then WORM Less Active Active Tablespaces Historical Fabric-Attached Storage 2007 2006 2005 < 2005 Q1 Q2 Online Archive (WORM) Low Cost ATA Drives High Perf. (WORM) High Performance SnapLock software helps ensure the permanence, accuracy, integrity, and security of data by enabling business records and Oracle data files to be both unalterable and rapidly accessible online for long periods of time. Compress Compress Oracle PL/SQL Manage ONTAP
  45. 45. Oracle and NetApp Solution <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages NetApp’s unified architecture to map ILM data classes to pools of storage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The only hot pluggable solution to seamlessly manage Compliance policies for Oracle tablespaces on SnapLock devices </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jointly differentiated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data remains in a standard Oracle format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily extended through Oracle PL/SQL or Java </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Platform independent </li></ul></ul> NetApp Confidential -- Limited Use Oracle PL/SQL Manage ONTAP