April 6-9, 2009   |   Rosen Shingle Creek Resort   |    Orlando, Florida<br />
FCoE Deployment in a Virtualized Data Center<br />Satheesh Nanniyur<br />(satheesh.nanniyur@qlogic.com)<br />Sr. Staff Pro...
Agenda<br />Virtualized Data Center Trends<br />FCoE Overview<br />FCoE Value Proposition<br />FCoE Deployment<br />VM Mob...
Drivers for Virtualization<br />IDC survey suggests virtualization driven by 4 key factors<br />Server consolidation<br />...
Virtualized Data Center Trends<br />Multi-Core CPUs allow bigger and multiple workloads, increase server<br />consolidatio...
Accelerating Technology Adoption<br />Server consolidation and blade server deployments promote<br />Higher bandwidth thro...
FCoE Overview<br />It is just Fibre Channel encapsulated in Ethernet<br />FC frames are not modified enroute<br />SOF<br /...
10GbEEE<br />10GbEEE<br />8Gb FC<br />8Gb FC<br />1GbE<br />1GbE<br />Link<br />Link<br />Link<br />Fibre Channel Ethernet...
FCoE IO and Network Convergence<br />Enables I/O consolidation at the server edge<br />Enables network convergence at the ...
FCoE Software Compatibility<br />FCoE and NIC Driver Model<br />FC and NIC Driver Model<br />Operating System<br />Operati...
100% application transparency
Investment protection and smooth transition</li></ul>NIC<br />NIC Driver<br />FC/FCoE Driver<br />NIC Driver<br />FC Drive...
FCoE Management Compatibility<br />Deploy common SAN practices such as FC zoning, LUN masking, etc.<br />Transparent Layer...
Reuse familiar SAN & LAN management tools
Reuse in-house SAN & LAN admin expertise</li></li></ul><li>Software v/s Hardware Deployment<br />Management<br />Managemen...
Increases server consolidation ; frees up CPU from protocol processing
Provides field-tested solution across Operating Systems and Platforms</li></ul>SCSI Layer<br />SCSI Layer<br />FCoE Layer<...
FCoE Phased Deployment<br /><ul><li>TODAY: Dual adapters and networks for LAN and SAN
PHASE 1: CNA reduces power, enables efficient use of real estate in blades
PHASE 2: Converged Network consolidates network resources while coexisting with current networks
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FCoE offers an attractive alternative to native Fibre Channel and Ethernet technologies. FCoE provides fully functional storage block access with the benefit of reducing data center components and associated operational cost benefits. This presentation focuses on deployment of FCoE in a Virtualized Data Center.

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Snw Spring 09 F Co E Deployment In Virtualized Environments (031609) [9]

  1. 1. April 6-9, 2009 | Rosen Shingle Creek Resort | Orlando, Florida<br />
  2. 2. FCoE Deployment in a Virtualized Data Center<br />Satheesh Nanniyur<br />(satheesh.nanniyur@qlogic.com)<br />Sr. Staff Product Marketing Manager<br />QLogic Corporation<br />All opinions expressed in this presentation are that of the author. They do not indicate any product plans or endorsements from his employer!<br />
  3. 3. Agenda<br />Virtualized Data Center Trends<br />FCoE Overview<br />FCoE Value Proposition<br />FCoE Deployment<br />VM Mobility with FCoE<br />Cost saving with FCoE – An example<br />
  4. 4. Drivers for Virtualization<br />IDC survey suggests virtualization driven by 4 key factors<br />Server consolidation<br />Business continuity<br />Test and development<br />Resource pooling and sharing leading to dynamic provisioning<br />Industry experiencing rapid growth of virtualization<br />WW VM Software Revenue Forecast <br />Source: IDC Virtualization Tracker Survey, 2008 <br />
  5. 5. Virtualized Data Center Trends<br />Multi-Core CPUs allow bigger and multiple workloads, increase server<br />consolidation<br />Virtual Machine IO Performance near Physical Machine requiring more bandwidth<br />per server<br />(IO Virtualization, Hardware assists, Offloads)<br />Reduced Hardware Components reduces Power and Cooling cost<br />(Nearly 60% of data center cost comes from Power and Cooling)<br />Simplified Management and Dynamic Provisioning<br />
  6. 6. Accelerating Technology Adoption<br />Server consolidation and blade server deployments promote<br />Higher bandwidth through pass-through or blade switch<br />FCoE convergence technology adoption<br />Need for higher bandwidth accelerating introduction of standards<br />FCoE Port and Revenue Forecast<br />Source: Dell’Oro Group, 2009<br />Source: IEEE<br />
  7. 7. FCoE Overview<br />It is just Fibre Channel encapsulated in Ethernet<br />FC frames are not modified enroute<br />SOF<br />CRC<br />Payload<br />FC Header<br />EOF<br />FC Frame:<br />FCoE Packet:<br />CRC<br />Payload<br />FC Header<br />EOF<br />SOF<br />SOF<br />FCoE <br />Header<br />Ethernet Header<br />CRC<br />EOF<br />Enable Server I/O Consolidation and <br />Network Convergence<br />FCoE<br />Goal<br />
  8. 8. 10GbEEE<br />10GbEEE<br />8Gb FC<br />8Gb FC<br />1GbE<br />1GbE<br />Link<br />Link<br />Link<br />Fibre Channel Ethernet<br /> Fibre Channel<br /> Ethernet<br />PCIe<br />PCIe<br />PCIe<br />Ethernet Drivers<br />Fibre Channel Drivers<br />Operating System<br />FCoE Converged Network Adapter<br />LAN<br />SAN<br />Converged Network Adapter<br />Ethernet Drivers<br />Fibre Channel Drivers<br />Operating System<br />
  9. 9. FCoE IO and Network Convergence<br />Enables I/O consolidation at the server edge<br />Enables network convergence at the fabric<br />Can be deployed seamlessly with existing SAN and LAN infrastructure<br />SAN<br />LAN<br />
  10. 10. FCoE Software Compatibility<br />FCoE and NIC Driver Model<br />FC and NIC Driver Model<br />Operating System<br />Operating System<br />Network Stack<br />Storage Stack<br />Network Stack<br />Storage Stack<br />HBA<br />CNA<br /><ul><li>Reliability from field proven driver stack
  11. 11. 100% application transparency
  12. 12. Investment protection and smooth transition</li></ul>NIC<br />NIC Driver<br />FC/FCoE Driver<br />NIC Driver<br />FC Driver<br />
  13. 13. FCoE Management Compatibility<br />Deploy common SAN practices such as FC zoning, LUN masking, etc.<br />Transparent Layer 2 FCoE to FC address mapping<br />Build failover solutions using multi-pathing software<br />Same driver interface as FC<br />Troubleshoot LAN/SAN issues<br />Unique “Ethertype” for FCoE data traffic<br /><ul><li>Reuse proven SAN & LAN management practices
  14. 14. Reuse familiar SAN & LAN management tools
  15. 15. Reuse in-house SAN & LAN admin expertise</li></li></ul><li>Software v/s Hardware Deployment<br />Management<br />Management<br />VM<br />VM<br />VM<br />VM<br />Virtual SCSI Layer<br />Virtual SCSI Layer<br />Block Devices (File System, LVM)<br />Block Devices (File System, LVM)<br />Converged Network Adapter:<br /><ul><li>Provides superior IO Performance
  16. 16. Increases server consolidation ; frees up CPU from protocol processing
  17. 17. Provides field-tested solution across Operating Systems and Platforms</li></ul>SCSI Layer<br />SCSI Layer<br />FCoE Layer<br />FC/FCoE Adapter Driver<br />Network Device Layer<br />Ethernet NIC driver<br />Converged Network <br />Adapter<br />NIC<br />Ethernet NIC<br />CNA<br />
  18. 18. FCoE Phased Deployment<br /><ul><li>TODAY: Dual adapters and networks for LAN and SAN
  19. 19. PHASE 1: CNA reduces power, enables efficient use of real estate in blades
  20. 20. PHASE 2: Converged Network consolidates network resources while coexisting with current networks
  21. 21. PHASE 3: Simplified data center with Server and Network Consolidation reduces IT cost
  22. 22. NO NEED for infrastructure overhaul; deploy in phases
  23. 23. NO NEED for rip and replace; use existing LAN & SAN
  24. 24. NO NEED for two convergence technologies; one fits ALL</li></li></ul><li>FCoE Deployment with VLAN<br />Simplify deployment with independent VLANs:<br />Configure FCoE on a dedicated VLAN<br />Configure TCP/IP networking on one or more other VLANs<br />Zoning for FCoE traffic can be configured within the FCoE VLAN<br />FC Zoning maps to Ethernet ACLs<br />
  25. 25. FCoE QoS configuration<br />FCoE SAN<br />10Gb CEE<br />vWWN1/NPIV1<br />vWWN2/NPIV2<br />LAN<br />SAN and LAN bandwidth allocation using ETS<br />Enhanced Transmission Selection (ETS) protocol allows bandwidth percentage allocation across FCoE SAN and Networking traffic<br />Further, FC level QoS can be configured for the bandwidth allocated at FC level<br />
  26. 26. ETS Overview<br />Traffic requiring similar behavior classified into Priority Groups<br />Each Priority Group allocated Bandwidth as a % of available link bandwidth<br />Up to 8 traffic priorities allowed within a Priority Group<br />Defined by 802.1Q Priority field<br />ETS allows seamless coexistence of SAN and LAN traffic on the Converged Enhanced Ethernet<br />
  27. 27. VM Mobility with FCoE<br />NPIV1<br />NPIV2<br />NPIV1<br />NPIV3<br />VM-1<br />VM-2<br />VM-1<br />VM-3<br />Virtual SCSI Layer<br />Virtual SCSI Layer<br />FC/FCoE Adapter Driver<br />FC/FCoE Adapter Driver<br />CNA<br />CNA<br />vWWN1/NPIV1<br />vMAC1<br />vWWN2/NPIV2<br />vMAC2<br />vWWN3/NPIV3<br />vMAC3<br />vWWN1/NPIV1<br />vMAC1<br />FCoE Fabric <br />FCoE supports N-port ID Virtualization similar to FC<br />FC zoning configuration migrated with NPIV<br />All other Virtual Port properties migrated to new host along with NPIV<br />CNA<br />CNA<br />
  28. 28. FCoE Savings - Example<br />With FCoE CNAs and EE Routers<br />
  29. 29. Additional Information<br />QLogic Booth #301:<br />World’s first single chip CNA with full FCoE Hardware Offload<br />FCIA Booth #508:<br />Demo: FCoE end-to-end deployment <br />Room F1-A:<br />Hands on lab: Installing, Configuring, and Managing end-to-end FCoE<br />
  30. 30. Thank You!<br />

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