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Cisco MDS Main Session EMC World 2015

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Cisco MDS Main Session EMC World 2015

  1. 1. 1© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.
  2. 2. 2© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. NEW CISCO STORAGE NETWORKING INNOVATIONS FOR AGILE DATACENTERS NITIN GARG 2© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. 3© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. •  Some of the products and features described herein remain in varying stages of development and will be offered on a when-and-if-available basis. •  This material is subject to change at the sole discretion of Cisco, and Cisco will have no liability for delay in the delivery or failure to deliver any of the products or features set forth in this document. LEGAL DISCLAIMER
  4. 4. 4© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. TRANSFORMING TO THE CLOUD, JOINTLY “EMC is a key strategic partner for Cisco. We have thousands of joint customers and hundreds of joint channel partners around the world. Together, Cisco and EMC are helping customers create and deploy data centers that are more efficient, easier to manage, and more dynamic.” “The Cisco and EMC alliance is dedicated to helping customers create and deploy next-generation data centers that offer greater scalability, security, flexibility, and functionality. Our skills and expertise complement each other and we combine them together for the benefit of our mutual customers.” John Chambers Chairman, President and CEO, Cisco Systems Joe Tucci Chairman, President and CEO, EMC
  5. 5. 5© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Technology Transitions (by 2017) Business Implications DATA EXPLOSION AND CLOUD ADOPTION INDUSTRY TRENDS Internet of Things Cloud Mobility Agility Sources: Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI), Cisco Cloud Index, IDC, Gartner Connected Devices Cloud Traffic BYOD Adoption SDN Market Growth 50% 60% Growth and Productivity Opportunities New Business Models User Experience and Expectations Globalization Security and Regulatory Compliance Changing Role of IT 69%40 B
  6. 6. 6© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Putting the Squeeze on the Storage Network Meanwhile, Storage Networks Seeing Greater Workloads Whether you’re a financial services company conducting high volumes of data analysis… or a healthcare company whose doctors need instant access to a deep archive of patient records… or an IT service provider planning to consolidate multiple data centers, Networks Need to Evolve to Keep Pace Virtualized Servers by 2018* 85% 10x Growth in Information created by 2020* 7x you are consolidating servers … growing storage … contemplating flash … Growth in Solid-State Drives (SSD) by 2018* 1.3x and streamlining OpEx Increase in IT Professionals by 2020* *IDC
  7. 7. 7© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. EVOLUTION OF STORAGE NETWORKING…. Block and/or File Arrays Enterprise Apps: OLTP, VDI, etc. Big Data, Scale-Out NAS Cloud Storage (Object) Multi-Protocol (FC, FICON, FCIP, FCoE, NAS, iSCSI, HTTP) Performance (16G FC, 10GE, 40GE, 100GE) Scale (Tens of Thousands P/V Devices, Billions of Objects) Operational Simplicity (Automation, Self-Service Provisioning) Fabric Fabric Compute Nodes REST API
  8. 8. 8© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Innovation Driving Innovations for the Next Decade with a Complete SAN Portfolio Deploy Small, Medium, Large SANs with Cisco MDS and Nexus Families CISCO STORAGE NETWORKING RATE OF INNOVATIONS IS ACCELERATING... Comprehensive Security Virtual SAN (VSAN) Integrated SAN Extension for DC/BR Performance and Density Single LAN/SAN Management 10G FCoE Inter-VSAN Routing Network Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Tools Integrated Multi-Protocol FC, FICON, iSCSI and FCIP Industry-Leading FC Performance, Reliability SAN Scale Unified Port 2002 2013 2014 MDS 9396S FICON at Scale 40G Converged Ethernet SAN Management Simplification Q3CY15
  9. 9. 9© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. CISCO MULTI-PROTOCOL ARCHITECTURE – SAN, LAN, AND COMPUTE Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnects Cisco UCS 6248UP Cisco UCS 6296UP LAN / SAN Cisco Nexus 9000 Cisco Nexus 7000 Cisco Nexus 5600 Cisco Nexus 5500 Cisco Nexus 3000 Cisco Nexus 2000 Cisco MDS 9700 48x16G line-rate FC Cisco MDS 9250i 10+ Years of Proven NX-OS Operating System Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) Cisco MDS 9148S 48x10G line-rate FCoE CONSISTENT AND SIMPLIFIED Features, Management, and Programmability SAN 16G COMPUTE Cisco MDS 9396S Q3CY15
  10. 10. 10© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. INTRODUCING …. MDS 9396S 96-PORT 16G FABRIC SWITCH NEWEST MEMBER OF CISCO 16G FABRIC SWITCH FAMILY Cisco MDS 9396S Cisco MDS 9148S VERSATILE •  Start with 48-port base •  Scale up with 12-port license •  Or, full 96-port option available •  Start with 12-port base •  Scale up with 12-port license •  Or, full 48-port option available EASY TO USE •  Automated Provisioning •  Quick Configuration Wizard •  Same OS and Management across Industry’s broadest SAN Portfolio ENTERPRISE-CLASS •  Non-disruptive software upgrades •  Up to 4095 B2B credits per port (MDS 9396S); up to 253 B2B credits per port (MDS 9148S) •  Up to 32 Virtual SAN (VSANs) •  Hardware-based slow-drain detection and recovery, Inter-VSAN Routing, QOS, PortChannels, N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV), N-Port Virtualization (NPV), •  Forward Error Correction, Link Encryption (MDS 9396S) Industry’s Most Affordable 16G Fabric Switch Family 1 RU 48 x 16G FC Line Rate Performance 12-48 Ports in 12-Port increments 2 RU 96 x 16G FC Line Rate Performance 48-96 Ports in 12-Port increments Q3CY15 Available Now
  11. 11. 11© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. EXAMPLE USE CASE: MDS 16G FABRIC SWITCH FAMILY IDEAL FOR SOLID-STATE FLASH Use MDS 16G FC Fabric Switch Family to Deploy Solid-State Flash Solutions Typical Flash Applications •  VDI, OLTP, Big Data, Server Virtualization •  DC Consolidation to achieve lower space and power usage Enterprise-class Solution Requirements •  High Throughput •  Scaleable •  Economical 16G Entry-Level SANs MDS 9148S •  Start with 12-Port 16G FC base •  Grow in 12-port increments 12 à 24 à 36 à 48 ports •  Two base configurations 12, 48 ports •  Start with 48-Port 16G FC base •  Grow in 12-port increments 48 à 60 à 72 à 84 à 96 ports •  Two base configurations 48, 96 ports •  Deploy MDS 9396S across two racks as a MoR switch – connect to end-of-row MDS 9700 Director •  Deploy in N-Port Virtualization (NPV) mode to reduce number of managed switches Mid-Tier Standalone SANs Private Cloud SANs Cisco MDS 9396S Cisco UCS MDS 9396S: MoR switch (Middle-of-Row) . . . . . Cisco MDS 9700 Q3CY15 Cisco UCS
  12. 12. 12© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 10-SLOT AND 6-SLOT OPTIONS AVAILABLE CISCO MDS 9700 MULTILAYER DIRECTORS 14RU •  Up to 8 Line Cards •  Up to 6 Fabric Modules •  Dual Supervisors 9RU MDS 9710 MDS 9706 •  Up to 4 Line Cards •  Up to 6 Fabric Modules •  Dual Supervisors Industry’s Highest Performance and Capacity 1.5-Tbps/Slot MDS 9710: 384 Line-Rate 16G FC Ports MDS 9706: 192 Line-Rate 16G FC Ports Industry’s Most Reliable STORAGE DIRECTORS N+1 Fabric Unmatched Flexibility Multi-protocol connectivity Investment Protection for the Next Decade
  13. 13. 13© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 1 256 Gbps 220 Gbps 2 512 Gbps 440 Gbps 3 768 Gbps 660 Gbps 4 1024 Gbps 880 Gbps FC, FCoE Modules 5 1280 Gbps 1100 Gbps 6 1536 Gbps 1320 Gbps Number of Fabric Cards Front Panel FC Bandwidth/Slot Front Panel FCoE Bandwidth/Slot MDS 9700: DESIGNED FOR GROWTH No Forklift Required for 40G FCoE / 32G FC in the Future Host Port 6 1 2 3 4 5
  14. 14. 14© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. MDS 9700 or Nexus 7700 Series THOUSANDS OF DEVICES – HETEROGENEOUS PHYSICAL, VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS BOOSTING SCALE FOR SAN INFRASTRUCTURES Scale for Cloud-Scale SAN Deployments Scale-Out: Large FC Infrastructure Requires Support for •  Lots of switches à increase number of domains supported •  Lots of hosts à increase number of zones supported •  Lots of VMs à increase number of fabric logins per fabric Scale-Up: Requires Each FC Switch to Support •  Lots of hosts à increase number of fabric logins per switch and per module Scale Parameter MDS 9700/ Nexus 7700 Tested Configuration Limits Cisco Improvement over earlier support Industry Leader Number of Domains* 80 +33% +42% Zones per Fabric 16,000 +100% - Fabric Logins per Fabric 20,000 +100% +233% Fabric Logins per Switch 4,000 +100% +100% Fabric Logins per Module 1,000 +150% -
  15. 15. 15© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. CISCO MDS 9250I MULTISERVICE FABRIC SWITCH BUSINESS CONTINUITY/ DISASTER RECOVERY DATA MIGRATIONFC SAN GATEWAY FC FCoE SAN Converged Fabric FC SAN SWITCH FC Migrate Data Between Heterogeneous Storage 1/10G FCIP/iSCSI (2 Ports) 16G FC, FICON (40 Ports) 10GE FCoE (8 Ports) Production DC Disaster Recovery DC IP WAN FCoEFC SAN √ FCoEFC SAN One SAN Appliance, Multiple Use Cases FC SAN FC SAN FC SAN
  16. 16. 16© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. MDS 9710/ MDS 9706 Switched FICON MDS 9250i MDS 9710/ MDS 9706 MDS 9710/ MDS 9706WAN Cascaded FICON with Distance Extension Highest Performance 16G FICON Portfolio •  MDS 9710: 384 16G Line-rate Ports; •  MDS 9706: 192 16G Line-rate Ports •  FICON and Open Systems supported on same MDS 9700 Switch FICON Distance Extension •  10G FCIP Extension •  Specialized Protocol Acceleration for Tape and Disk Mirroring Technologies Feature-Rich FICON Capabilities •  Support for z13 FICON Dynamic Routing (OXID-based Routing) and Forward Error Correction INTRODUCING …. FICON ON MDS 9706 AND MDS 9250I ADDS TO THE FICON SUPPORT ALREADY AVAILABLE ON MDS 9710 FICON on MDS 9706, MDS 9250i Q3CY15 Celebrating 10 Years of FICON support on MDS 9000 Family
  17. 17. 17© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. 40G CONVERGED ETHERNET FABRICS FOR STORAGE NETWORKING
  18. 18. 18© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. DATA CENTER PARADIGM SHIFTS DRIVING ETHERNET STORAGE NETWORKING Architectures •  Performance - 10/40/100G •  Equal Cost Multi-Path •  Minimal Latency •  Economical + Applications •  Explosion in Data and Users •  VDI •  Consolidation - Scalable Private Clouds Deployments •  Block - FCoE, iSCSI •  File - NAS •  Object - TCP/IP-based protocols e.g RPC, SOAP, REST
  19. 19. 19© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. •  Flexibility to support iSCSI, NAS, and FCoE on a single platform •  Converge 10/40GE line-rate storage traffic in spine- leaf architectures •  40G FCoE has 50% more data rate than 32G FC INTRODUCING …. LINE-RATE 40G FCOE ON NEXUS 7700 / 7000 HIGHEST PERFORMANCE STORAGE NETWORKING DIRECTOR FAMILY Cisco MDS Cisco UCS Use 10/40G Ethernet to Converge IP and Fibre Channel Storage Traffic *Nexus 7000/ 7700 40G FCoE Mid-CY15 Protocol Clocking Data Rate 32G FC 28.050 Gbps 27.2 Gbps 3400 MBps 40G FCoE 41.250 Gbps 40.0 Gbps 5000 MBps Nexus 7700 F3 24-port 40G Module Nexus 7718, 7710, 7706 Nexus 7000 F3 12-port 40G Module Nexus 7018, 7010, 7009, 7004 960-Gbps/slot 480-Gbps/slot
  20. 20. 20© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. CONVERGE 10/40G LINE-RATE IP AND FCOE STORAGE NETWORKING INDUSTRY’S BROADEST CONVERGED ETHERNET PORTFOLIO Max FCoE , IP Ports/Chassis Nexus 7700/7000 Nexus 5600 Nexus 2300 Nexus 9000 MDS 9000 UCS FI 10GE 1536 (IP), 768 (FCoE) 384 48 2048 (IP only**) 384 (FCoE only) 2 (IP) 96 40GE 384* 96 6 512 (IP only**) Future Future Cisco NEXUS Cisco MDS Cisco UCS Use 10/40G Ethernet to Converge IP and Fibre Channel Storage Traffic ** Hardware is FCoE-capable today; software support targeted for future release Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) * N7700/N7000 40G FCoE: Mid-CY15
  21. 21. 21© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Converged Access Nexus 5600/7700 SAME MANAGEMENT MODEL AS FC – SEPARATE LAN AND SAN EXAMPLE: LARGE-SCALE CONVERGED ETHERNET DEPLOYMENTS *Source: Gartner, “Why, When, and How to Converge Storage and Data Networks”, August 2013 40GE IP 40GE Converged Link 10GE Converged Link 10GE FCoE 8G/16G FC 10GE IP 50% Reduction in number of Cables, Adapters, and ToR Switches* 40% Cost Savings for Rack Mount Servers* 30% Cost Savings for Blade Systems* IP Spine Nexus 7700 Nexus 2000 FC Storage Core MDS 9700 IP Storage Core NAS, iSCSi, Block Nexus 5600/7700 . . . Fabric Path
  22. 22. 22© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. SCALE-OUT STORAGE—BLOCK FILE OBJECT EVOLUTION OF ETHERNET FABRIC Dynamic FCoE Using FabricPath Spine Leaf SAN-A SAN-B SAN-A SAN-B Nexus 7700 Nexus 5600 FCoE FCNAS, iSCSI High-Performance •  10G to Server. 40G in Ethernet Fabric •  Exchange-based Load Balancing in the Fabric High-Availability (HA) •  Logical separation and redundancy of SAN- A/SAN-B achieved through VLANs •  SAN-A/SAN-B NOT interrupted if a Spine fails - traffic sent to other Spines Dynamic •  Dynamic discovery of leaf nodes and establishment of VE-port relationship •  Reduced possibility of human error during configuration 40GE Converged Link 10GE Converged Link 10GE FCoE 16G FC 10GE IP Nexus 7700 Dynamic FCoE Mid-CY15
  23. 23. 23© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. UTILIZE EXISTING DUPLEX FIBER COMMONLY DEPLOYED IN 16G/10G ENVIRONMENTS TODAY ENABLING 40GE TRANSITION LC Fiber cable Duplex 20Gbps (Receive and Transmit on two different wavelengths LC Cable with 40G QSFP-BiDi DuplexLC DuplexLC OM3 MMF: 100m OM4 MMF: 150m LC Fiber cable Each fiber strand carries 16G/10Gbps LC Cable with SFP+ LC LC OM3 MMF: 300m (10G), 100m (16G) OM4 MMF: 400m (10G), 125m (16G) Cisco 40G QSFP BiDi Transceiver Innovation – No Need to Upgrade the Fiber Plant! MPO-12 Fiber cable 8 Fiber strands carry 10Gbps each; 4 Fiber strands unused MPO-12 Cable with 40G QSFP-SR4 12-FiberMPO 12-FiberMPO OM3 MMF: 100m OM4 MMF: 150m
  24. 24. 24© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Cloud and Big Data Are Driving a Paradigm Shift APPLICATION ATTRIBUTES INFRASTRUCTURE DEMANDS Dynamic Instantiation and Removal Increasingly Non-Virtualized Infrastructure Independent Scale-Out/Multi-Node Multi-Cloud Models Application-Awareness for Agile Deployment and Placement Physical/Virtual/Cloud Integration and Visibility Dynamic Shared Resource Pool Increasing Performance 1/10/40/100G and Scale Secure and Multi-Tenant Aware NEW APPLICATION DEMANDS ON INFRASTRUCTURE
  25. 25. 25© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. APIC APPLICATION COMPUTE NETWORK CLOUD STORAGE SECURITY VISION: APPLICATION CENTRIC INFRASTRUCTURE (ACI) Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) Nexus 9000 (ACI Fabric) Industry Leading ECOSYSTEM BUILT for SDN and BEYOND
  26. 26. 26© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. APPLICATION NETWORK PROFILE POLICY BASED FABRIC MANAGEMENT •  Extend the principle of UCSM service profiles to the entire fabric •  Network Profile: Stateless Definition of Application Requirements •  Application Tiers •  Connectivity policies •  L4 – L7 Services •  XML/JSON Schema •  Fully Abstracted from the infrastructure implementation •  Removes dependencies of the infrastructure •  Portable across different Data centre fabrics ## Network Profile: Defines Application Level Metadata (Pseudo Code Example) <Network-Profile = Production_Web> <App-Tier = Web> <Connected-To = Application_Client> <Connection-Policy = Secure_Firewall_External> <Connected-To = Application_Tier> <Connection-Policy = Secure_Firewall_Internal & High_Priority> . . . <App-Tier = DataBase> <Connected-To = Storage> <Connection-Policy = NFS_TCP & High_BW_Low_Latency> . . . Network Profile Fully Describes the Application Connectivity Requirements Application Web Tier App Tier DB Tier Storage Storage Application Client
  27. 27. 27© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. ACI Fabric Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Non-Blocking Penalty Free Overlay APIC SCALE-OUT NAS, ISCSI, BIG DATA, CLOUD STORAGE ACI FABRIC FOR SCALE-OUT ARCHITECTURES High-Performance (10G to Server 40/100G Agg/Core) High-Availability (HA) Bursting Handling and Queuing Low Latency
  28. 28. 28© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. OPERATIONAL SIMPLICITY
  29. 29. 29© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Day in the Life of Storage Administrators CISCO MDS AND NEXUS FABRIC MANAGEMENT JoeJanet Use Recent Introductions to Efficiently Manage Converged Fabric •  Manage/Provision Current Environment •  Monitor/Troubleshoot Current Environment •  Capacity Planning •  New Installs •  Backup/Replicate Fabric Management Focus Areas PROVISIONING Wizards/ Templates VISUALIZATION MONITORING/ TROUBLESHOOTING CAPACITY MANAGEMENT SCALABLE PROGRAMMABLE Recent Introductions End-to-End Visibility Custom Port Groups Path Redundancy Slow Drain Configuration Check
  30. 30. 30© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. N5K-access-71 N5K-access-70 M97-75 M97-74 Storage Array PATH DEPENDENCY MAPPING ACROSS MULTI-DOMAIN AND MULTI-PROTOCOL END-TO-END VISIBILITY End-to-End Visibility Windows 2k8-R2-151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 VMs VMware ESXi UCS or GENERIC SERVER MDS or NEXUS ISL/FCIP MDS or NEXUS STORAGE PORT and LUN(s) FC + FICONCNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI •  Monitor VM CPU/Memory •  Monitor storage and network traffic •  Max datastore response time latency •  Dependency map from VM out to Datastore
  31. 31. 31© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. UCS-FI-6120XP MDS9710-16GBIT Storage Array UCS-FI-6120XP MDS9710-16GBIT PATH DEPENDENCY MAPPING ACROSS MULTI-DOMAIN AND MULTI-PROTOCOL END-TO-END VISIBILITY End-to-End Visibility Windows 2k8-R2-151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 •  UCS Service Profile •  Blade Inventory •  Module and Port view •  Port performance on UCS FI VMs VMware ESXi UCS or GENERIC SERVER UCS FI or MDS or NEXUS ISL/FCIP MDS or NEXUS STORAGE PORT and LUN(s) FC + FICONCNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI
  32. 32. 32© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Windows 2k8-R2-151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 Storage Array PATH DEPENDENCY MAPPING ACROSS MULTI-DOMAIN AND MULTI-PROTOCOL END-TO-END VISIBILITY End-to-End Visibility •  Switch and Port Events •  Average and Peak TX/RX •  Switch CPU/Memory •  Traffic monitoring of ISLs and FCIP Links •  Discards and Errors N5K-access-71 M97-75 N5K-access-70 M97-74 VMs VMware ESXi UCS or GENERIC SERVER MDS or NEXUS ISL/FCIP MDS or NEXUS STORAGE PORT and LUN(s) FC + FICONCNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI
  33. 33. 33© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. N5K-access-71 N5K-access-70 Windows 2k8-R2-151.102 172.20.151.101 RedHat-151.103 PATH DEPENDENCY MAPPING ACROSS MULTI-DOMAIN AND MULTI-PROTOCOL END-TO-END VISIBILITY End-to-End Visibility •  Front End port mapping •  Host to LUN mapping •  Array Capacity •  Array inventory Storage Array VMs VMware ESXi UCS or GENERIC SERVER MDS or NEXUS ISL/FCIP MDS or NEXUS STORAGE PORT and LUN(s) FC + FICONCNA Adapters FCoE + iSCSI M97-75 M97-74
  34. 34. 34© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. CUSTOM APPLICATION PORT GROUPS Select Switches Define Group Select Ports Create Custom Port Group Generate Performance Reports, Event NotificationsCreate Custom Port Group Select Port Group Generate Report, Events
  35. 35. 35© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Masking Database ON-DEMAND AND AUTOMATED REDUNDANCY CHECKS SAN HOST PATH REDUNDANCY ANALYSIS REDUCE Mean Time to Repair Risk to Switch and Array Upgrades Risk to Hardware Maintenance Activities Enclosure Port Down on Redundant Path VSAN initiator to target Mismatch VSAN Segmentation Both Paths On Same Line Card Port LUN Masking Mismatch DCNM-VM Primary VMware ESXi DCNM-VM Standby VSAN 10 VSAN 11 N5K-access-71 N5K-access-70 M97-75 M97-74 VSAN 3, 11 VSAN 10 Port A VSAN 11 Port BVSAN 13 Storage Array Port A/B Port A/B Port A Port A/B Root Cause VSAN 3, 13 VSAN 2,10,12
  36. 36. 36© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. Platforms Detection Granularity Recovery Action Latency – Start and Stop Software-based 8G MDS 100ms 100ms Hardware-based NEW! 16G MDS 1ms Immediate (ns) http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/storage-networking/mds-9700-series-multilayer-directors/white_paper_c11-729444.html HARDWARE-BASED FC CONGESTION DETECTION AND RECOVERY SELF HEALING Deploy Robust FC Networks and Reduce Operational Cost Affected Host Misbehaving HBA Misbehaving device “slowly drains” packets destined to it from the SAN. Unrelated flows and devices can be affected MDS auto-detects slow drain devices and can take recovery actions Potential Reasons for Slow-Drain Devices •  Speed Mismatch •  HBA issues •  Server Performance issues – application/OS •  Non graceful Virtual Machine exit
  37. 37. 37© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. SLOW DRAIN ANALYTICS WITH DCNM Automates Troubleshooting Reduces False Positives Shows Fluctuations in counters
  38. 38. 38© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. ENSURE RESILIENCY OF THE FABRIC THROUGH CONFIGURATION ANALYSIS Select Policy Switch Create Policy Select Fabric Rules to Check Run Check Identifies List of Inconsistencies User Input to Resolve
  39. 39. 39© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. PROGRAMMABLE: INTEGRATION WITH INDUSTRY LEADING CLOUD PLATFORMS EMC ViPR Software-defined storage OpenStack Microsoft System Center VMM IBM PowerVC (thru OpenStack) Automate Zoning VMware KVM Bare Metal XenServer Hyper-V For Fast Application Deployments User-centric Models for New Cloud-scale Workloads Cisco MDS Portfolio
  40. 40. 40© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. DCNM MANAGES CISCO’S MASSIVELY SCALABLE DATA CENTER SAN Cisco DC Scale-out Architecture •  14 production Data Centers •  Single 4 node federation •  Central Database •  31 Fabrics •  365 VSANs •  690 Fibre Channel Switches UCS and MDS •  24,142 Switch Ports •  13,872 Server ports •  4,017 Storage array ports •  2833 ISLs links Easy-to-use, Highly Available Management for Large Scale Environments
  41. 41. 41© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. EMC CONNECTRIX DIFFERENTIATORS •  Connectrix products ship within 1–2 days after receipt of the order •  EMC stocks spares in worldwide depots so we can respond to service issues within 4 hours, 7 days a week SPEED EMC Logistics •  Provides first call and Level 2 support •  Provides remote support and monitoring •  Provides end-to-end onsite, worldwide support from server to SAN to storage •  EMC stands behind every configuration listed on EMC Support Matrix (ESM) •  ESM can be accessed through E-Lab Navigator KNOWLEDGE EMC Customer Service TRUST EMC E-Lab Proven Interoperability
  42. 42. 42© Copyright 2015 EMC Corporation. All rights reserved. SUMMARY STORAGE NETWORKING FOR AGILE DATA CENTERS Deploy Fibre Channel and Ethernet Storage Networks With Superior Performance, Scale, and Architectural Flexibility Enable End to End Seamless Fabrics with Nexus and MDS to evolve SAN architectures for Massive Data Growth Provision, Monitor, and Automate Physical and Virtual Datacenters using integrated and third party cloud software platforms

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