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Server Virtualization with QNAP® Turbo NAS and Microsoft® Hyper-V


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Server Virtualization with QNAP® Turbo NAS and Microsoft® Hyper-V

  1. 1. Server Virtualization withQNAP® Turbo NAS and Microsoft® Hyper-VQNAP offers you superior performance and affordable network storage solutions Virtualization increases efficiency of IT management Microsoft Virtualization with Hyper-V and availability of IT applications and resources. QNAP Turbo NAS (Network Attached Storage) is the high VM VM VM VM VM VM VM performance and reliable storage designed to provide an affordable and easy-to-manage solution with iSCSI service for virtualized and clustered environment and Hyper-V Cluster reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO). With QNAP Turbo NAS, you can: Microsoft virtualization. environment with flexibility. Network Shared Storage (QNAP Turbo NAS)Leverage the benefits from Deploy the virtualization Improve work continuity withMicrosoft virtualization environment with flexibility high availability QNAP sharedtechnology storageThe Microsoft Hyper-V certified QNAP Turbo NAS can be utilized as iSCSI QNAP Turbo NAS protects all yourproducts from QNAP enable fast storage in Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines with RAID 1/ 5/ 6integration and deployments into environment. It allows file sharing across with hot spare and RAID recovery. TheMicrosoft clustered environment and Windows, Mac, Linux, and UNIX dual-Giga LAN design provides loadare able to operate reliably with platforms at the same time. The iSCSI balancing and failover to sustain anyadvanced features such as live thin-provisioning offers great flexibility in single point of failure and keeping themigration, high availability, network the storage capacity planning and connection alive between the guestfailover, and so on. The features help allocation when creating iSCSI LUNs from OSes running on the Hyper-V hoststhe customers to create highly the beginning. With QNAP NAS, LUNs can and the QNAP NAS.scalable, manageable, and agile virtual be mapped to, unmapped from, andinfrastructure. switched among different iSCSI targets. QNAP Systems, Inc.
  2. 2. Application Scenario Primary Storage for Microsoft Hyper-V QNAP Turbo NAS accelerates the VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM setup of your virtualization infrastructure. You can deploy the Microsoft Hyper-V Turbo NAS as an iSCSI storage for the Microsoft Hyper-V environment. Using Turbo NAS for Hyper-V, you Switch can benefit from QNAP iSCSI features and a High Availability QNAP Turbo NASKey Features environment for your virtual machines. ISOs Repository Active Directory Shared Folders iSCSI Storage Shared Storage for Virtualized Testing Environment In the software development Virtualization Environment for Testing process, R&D and QA teams often Host for R&D Host for QA require different environments and operating systems (Windows/ VM VM VM VM VM VM VM VM Mac/ Linux) to run a wide variety Microsoft Hyper-V Microsoft Hyper-V of applications. To reduce the costs for server setup and increase the work efficiency, virtualization environment is established. QNAP Turbo NAS is the perfect shared Switch storage among different OS in Microsoft Hyper-V environment. QNAP Turbo NAS Backup Storage for Existing Virtualization Environment If you have already deployed Microsoft Hyper-V with a primary VM VM VM storage, you may need an additional storage for data backup, archiving, or Microsoft Hyper-V extended storage. QNAP Turbo NAS can be seamlessly integrated to the Hyper-V environment. You can Primary Storage Backup Storage select from 2 to 8-bay Turbo NAS Switch models (tower or rackmount) with up to 16TB storage capacity according to your storage requirements. SNAPSHOT QNAP NAS supports Microsoft Data SNAPSHOT SNAPSHOT Protection which allows you to back up your virtual machines from the primary storage to the NAS. It also works well with third-party backup software such as Symantec Backup Exec to protect your virtualization environment from primary storage failure.
  3. 3. Advanced RAID Management to Dual-Giga LAN Design for ContinuousProtect Your Virtual Machines Services and Performance GainThe Turbo NAS offers RAID 0, 1, 5, Virtual Machines The Turbo NAS supports multiple bonding modes for5+spare, 6, 6+spare, single, and JBOD VM VM VM dual-Giga LAN: Balance-rr (Round-Robin), Active Backup,disk configurations. It supports Balance XOR, Broadcast, IEEE 802.3ad, Balance-tlb (Adaptivehot-swap design that a failed Microsoft Hyper-V Transmit Load Balancing), and Balance-alb (Adaptive Loadmember drive of a RAID Balancing). These modes enable continuous services and QNAP NASconfiguration (RAID 1 or above only) increase the bandwidth between your Hyper-V host andcan be replaced by hot swapping Virtual Disk Virtual Disk Virtual Disk QNAP storage.without turning off the server. Failover Virtual disks are stored in the QNAP NASOnline RAID Level Migration Primary Network ConnectionYou can upgrade the RAID 1disk configuration to Secondary Network Connection Singlehigher RAID level with RAID 5the data retained +without turning off the RAID 6 Load Balancingserver. 1. Data flow from clients 2. Data traffic is evenly distributed to balance network loadingOnline RAID Capacity ExpansionThe storage capacity of a RAID configuration can beexpanded by HDD replacement. All the data will be kept and Multi-IP Settingseamlessly moved to the newly installed hard disk driveswithout turning off the server. LAN 1 LAN 2 500GB 500GB 1TB 1TB 500GB 500GB 1TB 1TB 500GB 500GB 1TB 1TB 500GB 500GB 1TB 1TB 3.5TB (RAID5) 7TB (RAID5) Supports multiple connections from different LANSegment-leading iSCSI FeaturesMultiple LUNs per Target: LUN1 for iSCSI storage VM-Server #1 VM-Server #2 (Cluster) VM-Server #3The LUNs (Logical Unit Number) can be flexibly mapped to, unmapped LUN2 for server #1from, and switched among different iSCSI targets. server #2 VM VM VM VM Microsoft Microsoft Hyper-V Hyper-VCHAP and LUN Masking: LUN3 for server #3Designed with CHAP authentication and LUN masking, the advanced ACL (AccessControl List) offers you the capability to block unauthorized access from the initiators.SPC-3 Persistent Reservation Supported:The built-in iSCSI service supports enterprise-level features such as SPC-3 NAS file sharingpersistent reservation for clustering in Windows 2008.Advanced MPIO and MC/S Supported: MPIO MC/SWith the support of MPIO (Multipath Input Output) and MC/S (MultipleConnections per Session) on the Turbo NAS, you can connect to the QNAPiSCSI targets using 2 or more network interfaces from your server withfailover and load balancing. Furthermore, you can achieve better datatransmission performance with MC/S setting. QNAP Systems, Inc.
  4. 4. Ease of ManagementComprehensive Event Log System, SMS and E-mail AlertDetailed logs of file-level data access to the NAS via SAMBA, iSCSI, FTP,AFP, HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, and SSH, and networking services accessed byonline users are all recorded. Moreover, you can configure the SMTPserver and SMSC server settings on the NAS in order to receive instantsystem warning or error messages by email and SMS.AJAX-based Management InterfaceThe Turbo NAS provides an AJAX-based management interface that allowsconvenient system configuration by a web browser. Less technical-savvyusers can easily install the NAS on the network with simple wizards foradding new shared folders and setting up iSCSI LUNs. The NAS supportsMicrosoft Internet Explorer, Safari (version 3 & 4), FireFox 3, and GoogleChrome.QNAP® Storage Products for Microsoft Virtualization Tower TS-239 Pro II+ TS-439 Pro II+ TS-259 Pro+ TS-459 Pro+ TS-559 Pro+ TS-659 Pro+ TS-859 Pro+ TS-239 Pro II TS-439 Pro II TS-259 Pro TS-459 Pro TS-559 Pro TS-659 Pro TS-859 Pro TS-809 Pro Rackmount TS-459U-SP+ TS-459U-RP+ TS-859U-RP+ TS-809U-RP TS-459U-SP TS-459U-RP TS-859U-RPFor more information on QNAP Turbo NAS, please visit: more information on QNAP virtualization storage solutions, please visit: Systems, Inc.TEL: 886-2-8698 2000 FAX: 886-2-8698 2270 Address: 21 F, No. 77, Sec. 1, Xintai 5th Rd, Xizhi City, Taipei County, 221, Taiwan©Copyright 2010. QNAP Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.All the features, functionality, and other product specifications are subject to change without prior notice or obligation. Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.QNAP® is a registered trademark of QNAP Systems, Inc.Microsoft® and Windows® are either registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. AppleTalk®, Mac® and Macintosh® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.All other brands and product names referred to are trademarks of their respective holders. P/N: 51000-022925-RS