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  1. 1. NexentaStor in the Cloud Storage for Clouds and Cloud Storage “Cloudy storage” Prepared December 20101 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  2. 2. Agenda• Corporate Introduction• NexentaStor as “Cloudy storage”• Customer case studies2 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  3. 3. Opportunity Storage is now 42% of total IT spending and growing Legacy storage provider solutions are inadequate • Aged software on commodity hardware • Lock-in business models that mark up hardware 10x • Poor alignment with IT trends including cloud and virtualization and the exponential growth of unstructured data Enterprise class storage for everyone3 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  4. 4. NexentaStor Additional modules • Hardware independent Closed source + VM management + WORM + • NAS/SAN/iSCSI/FC Windows „Deloreon‟ + HA + pNFS • CDP via ZFS snapshots Enterprise Edition • CDP via block sync + search + synch replication • Advanced graphics + ease of use + remote management • Event based API Debian / Ubuntu NexentaOS: #1 community + packaging • Loves multiple cores Illumos kernel • Boot level ZFS • >1 million downloads Open source multi-core + clustering ZFS: File system ZFS • universal: SAN/NAS/iSCSI/FC checksums • performance: variable not volumes block size + prefetch 128 bit • Software RAID that identifies and corrects data corruption4 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  5. 5. Solution: NexentaStor iSCS NFS I Unified storage: block and file CIF S FC Leading OpenStorage solution Offers unmatched enterprise features at 70-80% savings: • End to end data integrity iSCS AoE • Unlimited file size & snaps I SAS • Synchronous and ZFS replication FC InfiniBan Superior storage for virtualized and cloud d environments5 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  6. 6. Key Attributes of “Cloudy Storage”• Scalable• Easy-to-manage• Elastic• Optimized for virtualized environments• Commoditization & data integrity6 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  8. 8. Storage software designed to scale• Multi-core support• SSD support• “No limits”• Search capability “just add hardware – and it accelerates”8 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  9. 9. ZFS - pushes boundaries on limitsDescription LimitNumber of data volumes on a system 264Maximum size of a data volume 278 bytesNumber of file systems in a data volume 264Maximum size of a file system 264 bytesNumber of devices in a data volume 264Number of files in a directory 256Maximum file size 264 bytesNumber of attributes of a file 248Maximum size of any attribute 264 bytesNumber of snapshots of a file system 2649 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  10. 10. “Block level” Scalability FC, iSCSI, AoE, etc. NFS, CIFS, etc. Each system exports volumes I/O “striped” across backend systems10 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  11. 11. “File level” Scability• Referrals – Head node redirects to data servers – NFS referrals (Q4 2010) – DFS referrals (Q1 2011)• pNFS – Parallel requests across data servers – 201111 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  12. 12. NFS Referrals – scale out NAS12 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  13. 13. EASY TO MANAGE13 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  14. 14. Comprehensive management tools• Web GUI• Command-line shell – Auto-complete and help facility• APIs Auto deploy, auto configure – Rest, Perl, PHP, C and configure “We deploy• Scheduled storage using Chef & pxe boot” NexentaStor services – Replication, snapshots, scrubs14 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  15. 15. Analytics with real-time data15 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  16. 16. Built in Data protection• Asynchronous: – Auto-Sync • Copies ZFS volumes including metadata headers • Can specify individual folders Zero impact snapshot replication – Auto-Tier with de-duplication & WAN • Copies folders to and from appliances awareness• Synchronous fastest replication” “World’s – Auto-CDP • Optional module, block-based replication Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  17. 17. ELASTIC17 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  18. 18. On-demand resource management• Thin provisioning• Reservations and quotas pool Add hardware. Increase• sizes. Improve utilization. Volume grow • automatically• Global name space• Compression• Deduplication – In-line and post-process options18 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  20. 20. Unified storage - Virtual machines• Only solution that unifies management of storage for Vmware, Citrix Xen and Hyper-V $68,000 spent on NexentaStor &• Native use of SSDSas fast as $1,000,000 hardware is 2x• De-duplication of legacy storage for VDI20 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  21. 21. Hybrid Storage Pool Adaptive Replacement Cache (ARC) separate Level 2 Main Pool Main Pool intent log ARC Write optimized HDD Read optimized HDD HDD device (SSD) device (SSD)Size (GBytes) 1 - 10 GByte large bigCost write iops/$ size/$ size/$Use sync writes persistent storage read cachePerformance secondary low-latency writes low-latency reads optimizationNeed more more, faster stripe stripespeed? devices Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  22. 22. UI for VM Data Center22 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  23. 23. COMMODITIZATION23 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  24. 24. OpenStorage commoditization• Customers own perpetual licenses – Hardware refresh can proceed without any additional payment to Nexenta – Refresh of legacy storage is often more expensive Every transaction atomic and than the initial purchaseonly checksummed. The• NexentaStor with HA turns industry standard solution to find and correct silent data corruption. hardware into enterprise class storage – Superior data integrity than legacy hardware24 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  25. 25. CASE STUDIES25 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  26. 26. CloudCentralProblem Solution• Providing on-demand • NexentaStor 3.0 infrastructure in the cloud – Compression – Pure play cloud solution – Snapshots• Needed – De-duplication – Proven work with OpenStack – Thin provisioning – StorageLink integration • XenServer – Price / performance • OpenStack26 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  27. 27. Hosting.comProblem Solution• Transitioning hosting • NexentaStor 3.0 company to a cloud solution – Compression – Snapshots – De-duplication• Needed – Thin provisioning – Flexible solution – Software based provisioning • Vmware – Strong Vmware support • Mezeo27 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  28. 28. KTProblem Solution• Providing on-demand • NexentaStor 3.0 infrastructure in the cloud – Compression – Hosting public and private IT – Snapshots services – De-duplication• Needed – Thin provisioning – Low cost, reliable solution • Citrix – Compatibility with a variety of • Cloudscaling custom commodity hardware software – Support for a variety of storage protocols • OpenStack and Cloud.com28 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  29. 29. LightedgeProblem Solution• Hosting company • NexentaStor 3.0 transitioning to cloud with – Compression Cisco and VMware – Snapshots• Needed – De-duplication – Ability to run as a VM and – Thin provisioning also on bare metal • VMware – iSCSI and FC boot • Cisco UCS – High performance NFS – Replication29 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  30. 30. Bluefire – Dimension DataProblem Solution• Providing hosted • NexentaStor 3.0 applications in the cloud – Compression• Needed – Snapshots – Low cost, reliable solution – De-duplication – Enterprise class data integrity – Thin provisioning – Abiquio integration • Vmware • Abiquio30 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  31. 31. ComsquaredProblem Solution• Storage as a service for • NexentaStor 3.0 utilities – Replication• Needed – Backup – Low cost, reliable solution – De-duplication – Compatibility with VMware – Thin provisioning virtualization • VMware – Support for a variety of storage protocols – Ease of managing storage pools31 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL
  32. 32. BallintraeProblem Solution• Providing 1,000 hosted • NexentaStor 3.0 desktops in the cloud – Compression• Needed – Snapshots – 18,000 IOPS at a reasonable – De-duplication cost – Thin provisioning – Low cost, reliable solution • Citrix – NFS and iSCSI support • Desktone32 Nexenta Systems Inc. CONFIDENTIAL