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UCS :
Data Centre Innovation
October 2014
Ivan Kobe
Consulting Systems Engineer
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Automates IT processes
to support any workload in minutes
Lower infrastructure cost per server
Operational integration of physical and virtual
Consistent, error free alignment
of policy, configuration, and workload
Eliminates cost manual integrationSingle Unified System
Unified Management
Intelligent Infrastructure
Unified Fabric
Superior price/performance and
IT productivity for lower cost of computing
Server Innovations
Cisco Unified Computing System
Benefits Beyond Efficiency: More Effective IT
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Fastest Growing Product in the Market
ServerVendor
World-record Performance Benchmarks to Date
UCS Channel Partners
Of all Fortune 500 Customers Have Invested in UCS
Data Center Annualized Revenue Run Rate
Unique UCS Customers
Americas Market Share in x86 Blades,
#2Worldwide
36k+
#1
$3B+
Top 5
>75%
3,850+
95
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Business Challenges
Business
Process Agility
Budget
Constraints
Security
Threats
Regulatory
Compliance
Technology Trends
Energy EfficiencyCloud Data Deluge Productivity
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Converging Legacy Infrastructure
• Infrastructure not designed for easy integration
• Layers of Management software holding the system together
Complexity Drives Up Management Costs
• Rigid models to upgrade and maintain system-level designs
• Multiple tools and points of configuration
• Interoperability Challenges of the ‘Pod’ approach
Converged Infrastructure = Management Software Layers
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PEOPLE, PROCESS, TECHNOLOGY
Converged Infrastructure
Business
Objectives
IT Service
Offerings
On-Demand
Services
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• Simplified management
• Physical resources deployed
through APIs and policies
Infrastructure Requirements Ideal Infrastructure
• Integrated compute, network,
and storage resources
• Resource abstraction
• Standardized services
with front-end portal
• Rapid scalability of virtual and physical
• Automated deployment
SELF SERVICE
CONSUMPTION MODEL
ELASTIC RESOURCE
ALLOCATION
RAPID PROVISIONING
SIMPLIFIED INFRASTURCTURE
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The Platform for Delivering IT-as-a-Service
Unified
Computing
Unified
Fabric
Unified
Management
Highly Scalable,
Secure Network Fabric
Modular Stateless
Computing Elements
Automated
Resource
Management
(Physical
and Virtual)
9
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Internet of Everything
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DO YOU RECOGNIZE
WHAT THIS IS?
A BANK?A VIDEO RENTAL STORE?A SUPERMARKET?A BOOKSTORE?
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Bookstore Taxi Music Print
Advertising
Point-of-Sale
Technology Is Enabling Innovation and Disruption
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Networked Connection of
People, Process, Data, Things
Connecting people in more
relevant, valuable ways
People
Leveraging data into more
useful information for decision
making
Data
Delivering the right information
to the right person (or
machine)
at the right time
Process
Physical devices and objects
connected to the internet and each
other for intelligent decision making
Things
IoE
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Cloud IoT
Big Data and
AnalyticsMobile
New Breed of
Applications
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Virtualization  Automation  Orchestration
Fast
IT
NetworkCompute
Security
Storage
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Application Centric Infrastructure
Fast
IT
NetworkCompute
Security
UCS
2009: Industry’s First
Application Centric
Infrastructure
StorageNexus & APIC
2013: ACI for the Data
Center Fabric
UCS Integrated
Infrastructure Solutions
2014: Leading a New
Market Category
UCS Director
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Fast
IT
TODAY
Powering Applications at Every
Scale for IoE and Fast IT
Cisco Unified Computing System
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Computing Infrastructure
Core DC Apps
Front End Applications
Transaction Processing
ERP / CRM
Collaboration
Analytics
Content Delivery
Data Center
Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
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Edge-Scale Computing
Connecting to Opportunity
Mobility
IoT
Apps
Location Aware
Rich Media
Connected Sensors
Smart Objects
Branch Office /
Remote Sites
Site Operations
Productivity (VDI)
Security / Asset Protection
Shopper Experience
Customer Behavior
Identity Services
Computing Infrastructure
Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
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Edge-Scale Computing
Faster DecisionsConnecting to Opportunity
Computing Infrastructure
Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
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Edge-Scale Computing Core Data Center Workloads
Faster Decisions
Cloud-Scale Computing
Deeper Insight
Recommendation
Engines
Fraud Detection
Real-Time Price
Optimization
Trend Analysis
Big Data Cloud
Online Gaming
Distributed Analytics
Cloud Services
Cloud Content
Delivery
Scale-Out Apps
Connecting to Opportunity
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Edge-Scale Computing Core Data Center Workloads
Faster Decisions
Cloud-Scale Computing
Deeper InsightConnecting to Opportunity
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UCS Manager
Comprehensive Role-Based Management and
Automation for
Ease of Integration and Operation
Unified Fabric
Best-of-Breed Cisco Networking for Powerful
Simple Operation With FEX Architecture, FCoE,
Unified Ports
Virtualized I/O
Innovation for Scalable Flexibility
With Industry Leading Performance
and a Certified I/O Stack
Compute With
NO Compromise
Support for Both Blade and
Rack-Mount Servers in a Single
UCS Managed Domain
STANDARD
API’S
XML API
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6RU Chassis, 32” deep
6 Chassis per 42RU rack
63% Open Space
Front-to-Back Airflow
4x 2500W Power Supplies
8x Hot-Swappable Fans
8-Port I/O Module
4-Port I/O Module
Dual I/O FEX Modules
Up to 160 Gbps I/O
0.7 µs latency
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16-Port Module
1/10GE – 2/4/8G FC
Fabric Interconnects
Expansion
Module
UCS 6296
48 Fixed Ports
Expandable to 96 Ports
Performance
Features
Low-Latency 2.2µs port-to-port
All Unified Ports – 1/10GE – 2/4/8G FC
Line-rate Forwarding
Localized Switching
UCS 6248
32 Fixed Ports
Expandable to 48 Ports
1GBase-T
RJ45
SFP+(copper or
optical)
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Fabric Interconnects
Includes 8 built-in port
licenses
Expansion
Module
• UCS Licensing based on activated FI ports
• No other UCS licensed elements
• 6248 includes 12 ports – 6296 includes 18 ports
• Configuring a port for any role consumes one license
• Every port has a user-activated 120-day grace period built in
A-la-carte Licenses
Purchase any quantity of additional port licenses
as needed
Adding licenses to system is non-
disruptive
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2x 4 Link
80 Gbps per Chassis
2x 8 Links
160 Gbps per Chassis
2x 2 Link
40 Gbps per Chassis
2x 1 Link
20 Gbps per Chassis
Wire Once Architecture
Policy-Driven Bandwidth
Allocation
Virtual Interface
Granularity
I/O On-
Demand via Service
Profile
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A 32 rack server system as the UCS chassis (or 5)
Nexus 2232 with
1/2/4/8 10Gb links in
channel
VIC 1225 Adapter:
Management on NC-SI along with All
Virtualized Data Paths
Nexus 2232 with
1/2/4/8 10Gb links in
channel – Optional
Redundant Path
UCS Fabric Interconnect A
(can also host UCS Chassis)
Up to 32 rack servers off of
single 2232
UCS Fabric Interconnect B
(can also host UCS Chassis)
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Policies Used to Create Service Profile
Templates
Service Profile Templates Create
Service Profiles
Associating Service Profiles With
Hardware Configures Servers
Automatically
Integrated, Policy-Based Infrastructure Management
Uplink port configuration,
VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration
including LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Subject Matter Expert Define
Policies
1 2 3 4
Network
SME
Server
SME
Storage
SME
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• Fewer manual steps
Adjust BIOS, Firmware, LAN, SAN, and Storage Controller Settings
96 parameters in all, a “server personality”
• Decreased chance of human error
• Repeatability and faster server provisioning
• Enforce greater consistency
• Simplified cloning and copying
• Easy migration between blade and rack
• Single-operation firmware updates
Control and Automation make
Cisco UCS Service Profiles the clear choice
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Blade Servers Limited local disk,
memory and I/O1
Mgmt ServerMgmt Server
Systems
Management2
Individual Server Elements
Chassis Modules
Stand Alone Mgmt Servers
Blade Chassis
Switches3
Ethernet
Fibre Channel
Management Ports
Top Rack of
Switches4
Ethernet
Fibre Channel
Lots of Cabling
5
Ethernet
Fibre Channel
Management
Complexity
Multiplied6 Repeat Points at
Management 10U at a Time
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Standard APIs
UCS Manager
XML API
Integrate
Compute
Blades and
Rack Mount
Extended
Memory
2
Unify
Fabrics1
Fibre Channel
Ethernet
Management
Single Network
Layer
Optimize
For
Virtualization
4
Server
Personality
Abstraction
Virtual I/O
Awareness
Embed
Management3
Centralized
All Elements
Self Integrating
Scale
Without
Complexity
5
Capacity
Instead of
Management
Points
Fewer
Components
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Integrate
Compute
Blades and
Rack Mount
Extended
Memory
2
Unify
Fabrics1
Fibre Channel
Ethernet
Management
Single Network
Layer
Optimize
For
Virtualization
4
Server
Personality
Abstraction
Virtual I/O
Awareness
Embed
Management3
Centralized
All Elements
Self Integrating
Scale
Without
Complexity
5
Capacity
Instead of
Management
Points
Fewer
Components
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Next Generation Server
Launch
September, 2014
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Post-Brickland Consolidated UCS Compute Portfolio
Performance Optimized for Bare Metal, Virtualized, and Cloud Applications
UCS C220 M3
Versatile, General Purpose Enterprise
Infrastructure, and Application Server
Enterprise Performance
UCS C240 M3
Ideal Platform for Big Data, ERP,
and Database Applications
UCS B200 M3
Optimal Choice for VDI, Private
Cloud, or Dense Virtualization/
Consolidation Workloads
Intensive/Mission Critical
UCS B420 M3
Enterprise Class, 4-Socket Blade for
Large, Memory-Intensive Bare Metal
and Virtualized Applications
UCS C24 M3
Entry, Expandable Rack Server for
Storage Intensive Workloads
UCS C22 M3
Entry Rack Server for Distributed and
Web Infrastructure Applications
UCS B22 M3
Entry Blade Server for IT Infrastructure
and Web Applications
Scale Out
RackBlade
UCS C460 M4
Mission-Critical, 4-Socket
Server for Large, CPU-Intensive
Applications
UCS B260 M4
Mission-Critical, 2-Socket Blade for
Large, CPU-Intensive Bare Metal
and Virtualized Applications
UCS B460 M4
Mission-Critical, 4-Socket Blade for
Large, CPU-Intensive Bare Metal
and Virtualized Applications
Cisco UCS: Many Server Form Factors, One System
Industry-Leading Compute Without Compromise
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Continuing a Tradition of Versatility and Industry-Leading Application Performance
UCS B200 M4 Blade Server
Versatile performance and
density without compromise
UCS C220 M4 Rack Server
Density-optimized for general
purpose workloads
Storage and I/O-optimized for
big data analytics, virtualization,
and bare metal applications
UCS C240 M4 Rack Server
UP TO
39% Improved
TCO
UP TO
86% Faster
Provisioning
UP TO
53% Lower
Power
UP TO
77% Reduction
In Cabling
Cisco UCS: Five Years of Game-Changing Customer Results
Next generation
convergence and
virtualization capabilities
UCS VIC 1300
Available
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UCS B200 M4
Density-Optimized
Enterprise Blade Server
Two E5v3 CPUs
Up to 18 cores per
socket
Up to 80G of I/O
One PCIe 3.0 mezzanine slot
Modular LOM (mLOM)
3rd Generation VIC
24 DDR4 DIMM Slots
Up to 2133 MHz speeds
UCS B200 M4
Next Gen Density-Optimized Blade Server
Flexible Storage
Controller / Cache / Media Options
• Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads
including virtualization and bare metal applications
• Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features
• Ultimate density-optimized general compute blade
platform
An uncompromised combination of CPU, Memory, IO, and
expansion capabilities in a modular blade form-factor
Order
Now
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UCS C220 M4
Density-Optimized
Enterprise Rack Server
Security Bezel
Optional
Two E5v3 CPUs
Up to 18 cores per socket
Two PCIe 3.0 Slots
Two NCSI “VIC-Optimized”
Modular LOM (mLOM)
VIC or CNA Options
24 DDR4 DIMM Slots
Up to 2133 MHz speeds
UCS C220 M4
Next Gen Density-Optimized Rack Server
Flexible Storage
Up to 8 SFF or 4 LFF drives
PCIe SSD support
• Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads
including virtualization and bare metal applications
• Stand-alone or UCS-managed operations
• Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features
• Ultimate density-optimized, modular general compute
platform
A modular blend of CPU, Memory, Storage, IO and expansion
capabilities in a dense 1U form-factor
Order
Now
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UCS C240 M4
Storage and IO-Optimized
Enterprise Rack Server
Security Bezel
Optional
Two E5v3 CPUs
Up to 18 cores per socket
Six PCIe 3.0 Slots
Four Full / Full - Four NCSI
Modular LOM (mLOM)
VIC or CNA Options
24 DDR4 DIMM Slots
Up to 2133 MHz speeds
UCS C240 M4
Next Gen Storage & IO-Optimized Rack Server
Flexible Storage
Up to 24 SFF or 12 LFF
+2 SFF boot drives
PCIe SSD support
• Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads
including virtualization, big data, and bare metal
applications
• Stand-alone or UCS-managed operations
• Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features
• Ultimate configurable, modular general compute
platform
• Supports up to two double-wide GPUs
A modular blend of CPU, Memory, Storage, IO and expansion
capabilities in a 2U form-factor
Order
Now
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The ultimate engine for true stateless computing unleashes maximum network
bandwidth, features and performance
Lower Latency
2ns point to point
Multiple Form
Factors
Blade mLOM, Mezz,
Rack PCIe
Support for Overlay Networks
Hardware offloads for NVGRE and
VXLAN
• Doubles host PCIe performance, BW and Root complex
resources
• Doubles embedded processing, for datapath (fNIC, sNIC) and
future services
• Hardware enabled support for RDMA for SMB Direct, ROCE
PCIe Gen 3
Native 40GbE ready
Available
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Brickland / HaswellExpandable Servers (2S –EX)
Expandable Servers (4S –EX)
B200 M3
B230 M2
Brickland / Haswell
Enterprise Class Server (2S –EP)
Value Server (2S –EN)
Grantley
Grantley
B22 M3
B440 M2
B420 M3 Enterprise Class Server (4S –EP)
B420 M4
Q4CY
2013
Q1CY
2014
Q2CY
2014
Q3CY
2014
Q4CY
2014
Q1CY
2015
B260 M4
B460 M4
BDW Refresh
Q2CY
2015
Q3CY
2015
Q4CY
2015
B200 M4
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Expandable Servers (4S –EX) Brickland / Haswell
Enterprise Class Server (2S –EP)
Value Server (2S –EN)
Grantley
GrantleyEnterprise Class Server (2S –EP)
BDW Refresh
Enterprise Class Server (4S –EP)
C24 M3
C220 M3
C260 M2
C420 M3
C460 M4
C22 M3
C240 M3
C460 M4
Q4CY
2013
Q1CY
2014
Q2CY
2014
Q3CY
2014
Q4CY
2014
Q1CY
2015
Q2CY
2015
Q3CY
2015
Q4CY
2015
Value Server (2S –EN)
BDW RefreshC240 M4
C220 M4
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6248 Fabric
Interconnects
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UCS Mini
New architectural entry point
for Unified Computing at 1~15
server scale
Full Power UCS in
an all-in-one package:
• Compute
• Networking
• UCS Manager
• Standard UCS Blades /
Fans / Power Supplies
Enterprise Capability at Edge Scale
Connect up to 7 C-Series
Rack Servers for Expanded Capacity
UP TO
29% CapEx
Savings
UP TO
36% TCO
UP TO
34% Lower
Power
UP TO
80% Fewer
Cables
6324 Fabric
Interconnects
Available
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UCS-FI-M-6324
4 x10G SFP+
• Unified Ports
• Uplink (Eth/FC/FCOE)
• Server – Direct-attached only, no FEX
• Appliance port
• FC/FCoE Storage Port
• Supports 1G or 10G
1x40G QSFP+
• Eth/FCoE only
• 4x10G break out or 1x40G (Post FCS)
• Scalability port
• Licensed Server Port
• 2nd Chassis (post-FCS)
• Direct-attached C-series, no FEX
• Appliance Port
• FCoE Storage Port
Management Port
• 10/100/1000 MbpsUSB Port
• Firmware upgrades
Console Port
QSFP to 4 Copper
Direct Attach
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Expansion
 FCS release
Up to 7 rack mount servers
 C220M3 and C240M3
 Post FCS Release
Connect up 2 Chassis
2nd chassis is child (with
2204XP or 2208XP IOM)
Licensed 40G scalability port
Total 20 Servers
 16 Blades
 4 Rack Servers
Post FCS
FCS
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UCS M-Series Modular Servers
UCS innovation optimized for Cloud Scale Computing
Hyper-Dense Server Architecture
• Provides a cost-effective, scalable and easy to
manage solution
• Combines Cisco® Virtual Interface Card (VIC)
technology and server fabric management with
x86 computing elements in a dense, modular
architecture that delivers uncompromising
application performance
• Single pane of glass to provision and manage all
components in the rack without the need to switch
from one console to another
• Service Profiles augmented with Storage Profiles
significantly enables the dynamic slicing of
centralized resources and help ensure Quality of
Service (QoS) for the deployed workloads
Q414
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Core Enterprise Workloads Cloud Scale
Many
Applications
Server
Single
Server
Many
Servers
Single
Application
SCM ERP/Financial Legacy CRM Email
Online
Content Gaming Mobile IoT eCommerce
Hypervisor
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Extending the UCS Fabric inside the server
Compute Shared Infrastructure
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16 Server Footprint
16 x Traditional
1U Rack Servers
32 x HDD
16 x 1GbE
NIC Cards
16 x RAID
Controllers
32 x Sets
of Cables
32 x
Redundant
Fan kits
32 x PSU
The Foundation for New Cloud-Scale Applications
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UP TO
77% Faster
Provisioning
UP TO
8x Server
Density
UP TO
95% Fewer
Peripherals
UP TO
38% TCO
Improvement
UP TO
22% Power
Efficiency
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2RU
1 2
CPU Intel Xeon E3 1275Lv3, 1240Lv3, 1220Lv3
Memory 8 GB UDIMM 32 GB Max/Cartridge
Disks 2 or 4 SSDs SATA (240 GB, 480 GB, 960 GB) SAS
(400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB)
RAID Ctlr Cisco 12 Gb Modular RAID Controller with 2GB Flash-
Backed Write Cache (FBWC)
Network 2 * 40 Gb
Power 2 * 1400W
Aggregate Capacity per Chassis
16 Servers, 64 Cores, 512 GB Memory
Compute Cartridge
Front View Rear View
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The Unstructured Data Explosion
Unstructured Data Growing 100X
every 10 years
Video
5,000,000 KB/movie
Photos
1,000 KB/photo
Audio
5,000 KB/movie
Text
500 Kb/file
Organizations often have petabytes of unstructured data
High Res
50,000,000 KB/object
*Source: IDC and Other Online Research
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MUST HAVE
• Best Sequential I/O
• Low Cost Per GB
• Manage Massive Scale
(Petabytes) of Data
Should not need
• High IOPS
• File/Block Size
Limitations
The Hardware Platform that should be able to achieve massive scale of
compute, local storage and networking at low $/GB
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UCS C3160
 Modular, High density rack server for service providers, enterprises
and industry verticals
 Optimized for large datasets used in environments such as cloud,
object storage, and content delivery
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• Designed for large unstructured data repositories, media
streaming and content distribution
• High-performance compute and storage throughput
• Stand-alone CIMC Management
• Up to 240TB (with 4TB HDD) @ launch and 360TB (with
6TB HDD)-post-FCS of dense storage in a compact 4U
Form Factor that fits in a standard rack
UCS C3160
Dense Rack Server
Optional Bezel
Single Server
Dual CPU socket per server
4GB RAID Cache
Enterprise storage features
Dual Modular LOM (mLOM)
Multiple Connectivity Options
Up to 256GB Memory
8 DIMMs per socket
Up to 62 Drive Bays
56 LFF, plus 4 LFF, plus 2 SFF
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UCS C3160
Service Providers,
Enterprise, Cloud
Object Store
Service Providers
Media
Streaming &
Content
Distribution
Enterprise
Exchange
Sharepoint
Service Providers,
Enterprise
Big Data &
Analytics
Addressable Market >$2B WW*
*Source: IDC
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• Fully Modular Chassis
• Server Node, HDDs, SSDs, Networking
• Innovative Airflow design
• Improved efficiencies for cooling 60+ disks
• Shorter Depth
• Less than 32 inches – no need for extended rack
• Modular Network Connectivity
• With Cisco mLOM/VIC Technology
• Designed for Future upgradeability
• Add Disk Expansion Node, Server Node, HDDs,
SSDs
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HDD
4 Rows of hot-
swappable HDD
4TB/6TB
Total top load: 56
drives
FAN
8 hot-pluggable
fans
Back View
Server Node
2x E5-2600 V2 CPUs
128/256GB RAM
1G/4G RAID Cache
Optional Disk
Expansion
4x hot-swappable,
rear-load LFF
4TB/6TB HDD
Two 120GB
SSDs
OS/Boot
System I/O
Controller
(SIOC)
Cisco mLOM Slot
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UCS Founding Principles
Cisco Unified Computing System
Servers
UCS
Network/Storage
Access
Application
Centricity
Operational
Simplicity
Platform for
IT Innovation
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UCS Founding Principles
Introducing the Cisco UCS Invicta Series
Servers
FlashMemory
UCS
Network/Storage
Access
VISION FOR NEXT GEN UNIFIED COMPUTING
Integration of Solid-State Memory Systems into the UCS Fabric
UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems
Application
Centricity
Operational
Simplicity
Platform for
IT Innovation
Address new data velocity
and scale requirements
Integrate application
acceleration into the
computing domain
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Cisco UCS Invicta Series
Up to 1.2 Million IOPS
Up to 12GB/s Bandwidth
Up to 240TB RAW*
Using Invicta OS 5.1.0 *With 24 TB Nodes ** With Data Reduction Enabled
UCS Invicta
Appliance
UCS Invicta
Scaling System Scalability
Modularity
Application Acceleration
Data Optimization
Multiple Workloads
Tuning-Free Performance
180,000 IOPS
1.6 GB/s Bandwidth
Up to 24 TB RAW*
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Managing Compute and Solid-State Resources in a Unified Fabric
Mixed Density
Racks/Blades
UCS Director
Fabric Interconnects
Batch, Data Loads
Performance Nodes
Routers
Stateless UCS Servers with Virtualized
Adapters
Workload Acceleration and Data Reduction
Nodes
Virtual Desktops
Email
Data Reduction Nodes
OLTP
Analytics
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Operational Velocity + Application Performance
Provision Infrastructure
Install UCS and UCS Invicta
Assign Resources
UCS Director
Application Performance
REPEAT AS NEEDED
End-to-End IT Acceleration
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API API
Basic Management Functionality
API
Unified Computing
System
Advanced Infrastructure Abstraction & Automation
UCS Director API
UCS Director
Policy Driven, Application Centric Infrastructure Management and Orchestration
UCS Central
Policy Driven Multi DC, Multi-Domain
Management
UCS Manager
Domain x
UCS Manager
Domain 1
API
Stand-Alone UCS
C-Series
CIMC
Storage
Virtual Machines
Network Devices
Servers
Non-Cisco
Infrastructure
UCS Management Portfolio
Integrated & Converged
Infrastructure
FlexPod vBlock NimbleStorage
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GUI
UCS Manager
CLI
Packaged Systems
Management Software
User Developed Portal,
Tools, Utilities
…
Embedded Device Manager
• Discovery, inventory, monitoring, diagnostics, statistics
collection, configuration
Unifies many UCS HW components into a
single, cohesive system
• Adapters, blades, chassis, fabric extenders, fabric
interconnects
APIs for integration with new and existing data
center infrastructure
• SMASH-CLP, IPMI, SNMP
• XML SDK for commercial and custom implementations
Key feature: Service profiles
• Coordinated deployment to managed endpoints
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Configuration Portability
SIM Card
Identity for a Phone
Service Profile
Identity for a Server
UCS Service Profile
Network Policy
Storage Policy
Server Policy
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• Subject matter experts
consumed by manual
configuration chores
• Serial processes and multiple
touches inhibit provisioning
speed
• Configuration drift
and maintenance challenges
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
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•
•
•
•
•
LAN SAN
Network
SME
Server
SME
Storage
SME
Compute, LAN, SAN Seamlessly Through Software
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• Abstraction of bare metal
configuration
• Encapsulated in Cisco
service profiles
• Available through
an intuitive GUI,
CLI, or XML API
• Over 9000
objects in system
management model
Programmable
Infrastructure Cisco UCS 6100 and 6200
Series Fabric Interconnects
Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server
or C-Series Rack-Mount Server
Cisco Virtual
Interface Cards
Automated, Policy-Based
Configuration of Entire
Hardware Stack
Network Interface
Card (NIC) Configuration:
MAC Address, VLAN, and QoS
Settings;
Host Bus Adapter
HBA Configuration: Worldwide
Names (WWNs), VSANs, and
Bandwidth Constraints, and
Firmware Revisions
Cisco Service
Profile
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Policies Used to Create Service Profile
Templates
Service Profile Templates Create
Service Profiles
Associating Service Profiles With
Hardware Configures Servers
Automatically
Integrated, Policy-Based Infrastructure Management
Uplink port configuration,
VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration
including LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Uplink port configuration, VLAN,
VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels
Server port configuration including
LAN and SAN settings
Network interface card (NIC)
configuration: MAC address,
VLAN, and QoS settings;
host bus adapter HBA configuration:
worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs,
and bandwidth constraints;
and firmware revisions
Unique user ID (UUID),
firmware revisions,
and RAID controller settings
Service profile assigned to server,
chassis slot, or pool
Subject Matter Expert Define
Policies
1 2 3 4
Network
SME
Server
SME
Storage
SME
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• Separate firmware, addresses, and parameter settings
• Physical servers become interchangeable hardware components
• Service profile templates allow rapid provisioning of
new virtual desktops
Chassis-8/Blade-4Chassis-1/Blade-2
Profile 1
UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5b…
MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FC
WWN: 5080020000075740
Boot Order: SAN, PXE
Profile 2
UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5d…
MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FF
WWN: 5080020000075742
Boot Order: SAN
Profile 3
UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5f…
MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FB
WWN: 5080020000075744
Boot Order: PXE, SAN
LAN SAN
Desktop Profile 1
120 Knowledge | HVD Win 7
B-250 192GB
LAN Connectivity
SAN Connectivty
Boot Order
Desktop Profile 2
140 Task | ThinAppOLTP
B-200 48GB
LAN Connectivity
SAN Connectivity
Boot Order
Desktop Profile 3
100 Power | HVD Win 7
B-230 384GB
LAN Connectivity
SAN Connectivity
Boot Order
Cisco UCS Manager
I’m not
Rahul
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Virtual Pool of Resources
Programmable
Infrastructure
XML API
Infrastructure
Management
Virtual Resource
Pools
AUTOMATED
DYNAMIC
Extends Abstraction
Beyond the Hypervisor to
System Elements
Infrastructure Automation
Through
API and Policy
Truly Elastic
Fully Orchestrated
Workload Defined
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UCS Platform Emulator
• Full fledged UCS Manager emulated in a VM
• Runs right inside a laptop/desktop
• Sports the entire UCS Manager API
• Imports config/inventory from real UCS setups
• Used widely for training & API development
• Available as a VM (OVA) from http://communities.cisco.com/ucs
Available
Free
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Unified Management
at Scale
Data Center 1
UCS Central
UCS System 1 UCS System 2
Data Center 2 Data Center 3
UCS System 3 UCS System 4 UCS System 5
UCS Management
Domain
UCS Management
Domain
UCS Management
Domain
UCS Management
Domain
UCS Management
Domain• Unifies management of multi UCS domains
• Leverages UCS Manager technology
• Simplify global operations with centralized inventory, faults, logs
and server consoles
• Delivers global policies, service profiles, ID
pools and templates
Foundation for high availability, disaster recovery and workload mobility
• Model based API for large scale automation
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Data Center 6Data Center 3Data Center 2 Data Center 4Data Center 1 Data Center 5
Big Data Cluster
Test Dev Exchange
vSphere
Test
Dev
ExchangeTest
Dev
Exchange
Tenant 1 Tenant 2SAP HANA Oracle E-Biz
UCS ManagerUCS ManagerUCS Manager UCS ManagerUCS Manager UCS Manager
Web Server App Server
E-commerce Platform
Scale-Out AppsBusiness Continuity
Disaster Recovery
Virtualized Servers and
Apps
CloudPerformance Intensive,
Scale-Up Apps
E-Commerce
Apps
UCS Central
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UCS Manager
Server
KVM
Console
UCS Central
UCS Central
Access to all registered UCS Managers and server consoles from one location
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Automated Scheduled
Downloads from Cisco.com to
UCS
Cisco.com
UCS Central Firmware Library Global Firmware Policies
Firmware Auto Install
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Network Statistics Reporting
• Basic built in reporting that represents collected statistical data
• Capacity plan views for bandwidth
• Drill down capability for top ‘n’ data from domain to server
Domain
Chassis
Servers
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UCS Central
Limited storage and processing
capacity on the Fabric Interconnect
External
DB
Limited Internal Reports such
as top bandwidth usage
External Reporting
SQL
• UCS Manager collects large number of statistics including bandwidth, power and thermal
statistics
• UCS Central provides long term retention of the data beyond what UCS Manager can
store
• Use of retained statistical data for analysis
• Stored in external SQL database – available for external direct access by 3rd party
reporting tools
• Stored “on-box” PostGreSQL or “off-box” to MS SQL or Oracle
XML
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UCS Central Deployment
Server Requirements
• VMware ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1
• Microsoft HyperV 2008, 2012
• Hardware Specs
• 4x vCPUs
• 12 GB vRAM
• 2x 40GB HDs (>125MBps read speed)
Client – Web Browser
• IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari
• Adobe Flash
Virtual Appliance
Application & Components
OS
Cisco Provided
Customer
Provided
Hypervisor
Deployment Options
• Standalone
• Cluster (Active/Standby)
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Automated
Self-Service
Provisioning
Arch Design Procure Deploy Install Config Secure Audit
Manual
Capacity
On-Demand
Policy-Based
Provisioning
Adaptive
FROM WEEKS TO MINUTES
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Challenges:
• Manual processes
• Complex handoffs between
teams and domains
• Static resource allocation
Result:
• Days/weeks/months to
deploy IT services
• High operational cost
• Rigid silos
• Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization
NetworkAdm
Update
Trunks
Create
VLANs
Configure
SAN Zoning
Create UCS
Service Profiles
Create
Network Policies
ServerAdmins
Configure
Servers
Bare metal
Provisioning
Setup
Servers
Add VLAN to
Service Profile
Create
VLAN
Create Storage
Resources (LUNs
and Volumes)
Storage
Add vFilers
to Group
Create
vFilers
Create
IP space
UCS Blade
Power On
Create
Storage Policy
Map
NetApp LUN
Business Application
Requirements
Add Users
and Groups
IT
Planning
Approvals
Define
Cost Models
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Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution
On-Demand
Automated Delivery
Policy-Driven
Provisioning
Secure Cloud
Container
VMsComputeNetwork Storag
e
UCS DIRECTOR
Domain
Managers
OS and
Virtual
Machines
Storage
Network
Compute
Tenant
B
Tenant
C
Tenant
A
Virtualized and Bare-Metal
Compute and Hypervisor
B CA
Network and Services
VM VM
Bare
Metal
Single Pane of
Glass
End-to-End
Automation and
Lifecycle
Management
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• Request for Stateless server from Catalog
• Invokes a Service Request
• Service delivered in Minutes
Self-Service Portal Request for Bare-metal or Virtual Server
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Add SAN boot - Add only SAN Boot to the policy
8
• Steps required to configure boot from SAN
Create a boot policy - Provide name and description1 2 Enforce vNIC/vHBA/iSCSI name - select
checkbox
3
SAN Boot Target - to the Primary
vHBA
5
SAN Boot Target WWPN - Add valid WWPN as the Boot
Target. Always use boot LUN id of 0
6 Add Secondary SAN Boot and
Target - Follow the same
process as primary
7
(name vHBA’s “fc0″ and
“fc1″ or vHBA-a or vHBA-b.
Name must match with
vHBA templates)
Add SAN boot - Add only SAN Boot to the policy4
Add Secondary SAN Boot and Target - Follow
the same process as primary
8
Note – If you are installing a new OS on the boot LUN you might need to add a CDROM drive to the
Boot Policy
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Seamless Infrastructure Management
L4-7 Services Virtualization
New!
Integrated application containers
for secure workload provisioning
New!
Application Centric Infrastructure
configuration
New!
Open developer kit for
ecosystem acceleration
New!
Hadoop integration to easily
manage large clusters
Storage
UCS Director
Nexus Product FamilyUnified Computing System
Automation Powered by UCS Director
Quality
Enforce IT Best Practices
Velocity
Rapidly Deploy Applications
Simplicity
Ready for Use in Hours
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Application
Network Profile
Orchestration
Frameworks
Hypervisor
Management
OVM
Systems
Management
Centralized Policy Management
Open APIs, Open Source,
Open StandardsAPIC
Fabric
Automation Enterprise
MonitoringACI
Ecosystem
Partners
End Points
Physical &
Virtual
Physical
Networking
Nexus 2K
Nexus 7K
Hypervisors and
Virtual Networking
Compute L4–L7
Services
Storage Multi DC
WAN and Cloud
Integrated
WAN Edge
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Subject Matter
Expert Define
Policies
1
SYSTEMS APPROACH:
Rapid Deployment of Applications with Scale, Security and Full Visibility
Network
SME
Security
SME
Application
SME
APIC
2
Policies Used To
Create Application
Network Profile
Templates
3
Automated policy
configuration across
the infrastructure
Life cycle
management for day
1, day 2 operations
4
Physical
Networking
Compute L4–L7
Services
StorageHypervisors
and Virtual
Networking
Multi DC
WAN and Cloud
Nexus 2K
Nexus 7K
Integrated
WAN Edge
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APIC
APP
TENANT
Tenant
Tenant 1 Tenant 2
Tenant 3 Tenant 4
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UCS Mini
Core Data Center
Workloads
Fourth Generation
UCS Servers
UCS Management
Innovation
Compute  Network  Storage  Virtualization  Management and Automation
Edge-Scale Computing Cloud-Scale Computing
UCS M-Series
Modular Servers
UCS C3160
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OS / Hypervisor
Virtual DesktopDatabasesEnterprise Apps Business Analytics
HANA &
BWA
RISC Migration
Unified Computing
Infrastructure
Compute
Network
Virtualization
Operating Systems
Applications
Information
VBLOCK
Cisco UCS
B-Series
Cisco UCS
Manager
Cisco Nexus®
Family
Switches
NetApp FAS
10 GE & FCoE
Complete
Bundle
FLEXPOD STANDARD CONFIGURATIONS
Management
Power of the Ecosystem
Applications
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Enterprise
Applications
Vertical
Markets
Database /
Middleware
Operating
Systems
Virtualization
Storage
Management
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Cisco Unified Computing System
A Differentiated/Revolutionary Approach
Simpler Architecture
 Networking with fewer components
 Lower cost and easier scaling
 Fewer management touch points
Manageability
 Automated deployment/provisioning
 Feature-rich Service Profiles
 Management via a single interface
Higher Performance
 Brings out the best of x86 architecture
 Optimized resource utilization for compute,
networking, and management
No Compromises
 No trade-offs for function
 Enhanced design capability
 Designed for the future, today
 Better TCO/ROI
Cisco UCS: Unified Infrastructure, Scalability, and Management Automation
98
© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
The Internet of
Everything is
Happening Now
Applications that
Power the IoE Need
Infrastructure at the
Right Scale
Cisco is Disrupting
Again with UCS:
Powering Applications
at Every Scale
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Cisco ucs overview ibm team 2014 v.2 - handout

  • 1. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1Cisco Confidential 1 UCS : Data Centre Innovation October 2014 Ivan Kobe Consulting Systems Engineer
  • 2. Cisco Confidential 2© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Automates IT processes to support any workload in minutes Lower infrastructure cost per server Operational integration of physical and virtual Consistent, error free alignment of policy, configuration, and workload Eliminates cost manual integrationSingle Unified System Unified Management Intelligent Infrastructure Unified Fabric Superior price/performance and IT productivity for lower cost of computing Server Innovations Cisco Unified Computing System Benefits Beyond Efficiency: More Effective IT
  • 3. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 3 Fastest Growing Product in the Market ServerVendor World-record Performance Benchmarks to Date UCS Channel Partners Of all Fortune 500 Customers Have Invested in UCS Data Center Annualized Revenue Run Rate Unique UCS Customers Americas Market Share in x86 Blades, #2Worldwide 36k+ #1 $3B+ Top 5 >75% 3,850+ 95
  • 4. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4 Business Challenges Business Process Agility Budget Constraints Security Threats Regulatory Compliance Technology Trends Energy EfficiencyCloud Data Deluge Productivity
  • 5. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 5 Converging Legacy Infrastructure • Infrastructure not designed for easy integration • Layers of Management software holding the system together Complexity Drives Up Management Costs • Rigid models to upgrade and maintain system-level designs • Multiple tools and points of configuration • Interoperability Challenges of the ‘Pod’ approach Converged Infrastructure = Management Software Layers
  • 6. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6 PEOPLE, PROCESS, TECHNOLOGY Converged Infrastructure Business Objectives IT Service Offerings On-Demand Services
  • 7. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7 • Simplified management • Physical resources deployed through APIs and policies Infrastructure Requirements Ideal Infrastructure • Integrated compute, network, and storage resources • Resource abstraction • Standardized services with front-end portal • Rapid scalability of virtual and physical • Automated deployment SELF SERVICE CONSUMPTION MODEL ELASTIC RESOURCE ALLOCATION RAPID PROVISIONING SIMPLIFIED INFRASTURCTURE
  • 8. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8 The Platform for Delivering IT-as-a-Service Unified Computing Unified Fabric Unified Management Highly Scalable, Secure Network Fabric Modular Stateless Computing Elements Automated Resource Management (Physical and Virtual)
  • 9. 9 © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Internet of Everything
  • 10. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10 DO YOU RECOGNIZE WHAT THIS IS? A BANK?A VIDEO RENTAL STORE?A SUPERMARKET?A BOOKSTORE?
  • 11. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11 Bookstore Taxi Music Print Advertising Point-of-Sale Technology Is Enabling Innovation and Disruption
  • 12. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12 Networked Connection of People, Process, Data, Things Connecting people in more relevant, valuable ways People Leveraging data into more useful information for decision making Data Delivering the right information to the right person (or machine) at the right time Process Physical devices and objects connected to the internet and each other for intelligent decision making Things IoE
  • 13. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 13 Cloud IoT Big Data and AnalyticsMobile New Breed of Applications
  • 14. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 14 Virtualization  Automation  Orchestration Fast IT NetworkCompute Security Storage
  • 15. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 15 Application Centric Infrastructure Fast IT NetworkCompute Security UCS 2009: Industry’s First Application Centric Infrastructure StorageNexus & APIC 2013: ACI for the Data Center Fabric UCS Integrated Infrastructure Solutions 2014: Leading a New Market Category UCS Director
  • 16. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 16 Fast IT TODAY Powering Applications at Every Scale for IoE and Fast IT Cisco Unified Computing System
  • 17. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 17 Computing Infrastructure Core DC Apps Front End Applications Transaction Processing ERP / CRM Collaboration Analytics Content Delivery Data Center Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
  • 18. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 18 Edge-Scale Computing Connecting to Opportunity Mobility IoT Apps Location Aware Rich Media Connected Sensors Smart Objects Branch Office / Remote Sites Site Operations Productivity (VDI) Security / Asset Protection Shopper Experience Customer Behavior Identity Services Computing Infrastructure Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
  • 19. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 19 Edge-Scale Computing Faster DecisionsConnecting to Opportunity Computing Infrastructure Bare Metal CloudVirtualized
  • 20. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 20 Edge-Scale Computing Core Data Center Workloads Faster Decisions Cloud-Scale Computing Deeper Insight Recommendation Engines Fraud Detection Real-Time Price Optimization Trend Analysis Big Data Cloud Online Gaming Distributed Analytics Cloud Services Cloud Content Delivery Scale-Out Apps Connecting to Opportunity
  • 21. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 21 Edge-Scale Computing Core Data Center Workloads Faster Decisions Cloud-Scale Computing Deeper InsightConnecting to Opportunity
  • 22. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 22 UCS Manager Comprehensive Role-Based Management and Automation for Ease of Integration and Operation Unified Fabric Best-of-Breed Cisco Networking for Powerful Simple Operation With FEX Architecture, FCoE, Unified Ports Virtualized I/O Innovation for Scalable Flexibility With Industry Leading Performance and a Certified I/O Stack Compute With NO Compromise Support for Both Blade and Rack-Mount Servers in a Single UCS Managed Domain STANDARD API’S XML API
  • 23. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 23 6RU Chassis, 32” deep 6 Chassis per 42RU rack 63% Open Space Front-to-Back Airflow 4x 2500W Power Supplies 8x Hot-Swappable Fans 8-Port I/O Module 4-Port I/O Module Dual I/O FEX Modules Up to 160 Gbps I/O 0.7 µs latency
  • 24. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 24 16-Port Module 1/10GE – 2/4/8G FC Fabric Interconnects Expansion Module UCS 6296 48 Fixed Ports Expandable to 96 Ports Performance Features Low-Latency 2.2µs port-to-port All Unified Ports – 1/10GE – 2/4/8G FC Line-rate Forwarding Localized Switching UCS 6248 32 Fixed Ports Expandable to 48 Ports 1GBase-T RJ45 SFP+(copper or optical)
  • 25. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 25 Fabric Interconnects Includes 8 built-in port licenses Expansion Module • UCS Licensing based on activated FI ports • No other UCS licensed elements • 6248 includes 12 ports – 6296 includes 18 ports • Configuring a port for any role consumes one license • Every port has a user-activated 120-day grace period built in A-la-carte Licenses Purchase any quantity of additional port licenses as needed Adding licenses to system is non- disruptive
  • 26. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 26 2x 4 Link 80 Gbps per Chassis 2x 8 Links 160 Gbps per Chassis 2x 2 Link 40 Gbps per Chassis 2x 1 Link 20 Gbps per Chassis Wire Once Architecture Policy-Driven Bandwidth Allocation Virtual Interface Granularity I/O On- Demand via Service Profile
  • 27. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 27 A 32 rack server system as the UCS chassis (or 5) Nexus 2232 with 1/2/4/8 10Gb links in channel VIC 1225 Adapter: Management on NC-SI along with All Virtualized Data Paths Nexus 2232 with 1/2/4/8 10Gb links in channel – Optional Redundant Path UCS Fabric Interconnect A (can also host UCS Chassis) Up to 32 rack servers off of single 2232 UCS Fabric Interconnect B (can also host UCS Chassis)
  • 28. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 28 Policies Used to Create Service Profile Templates Service Profile Templates Create Service Profiles Associating Service Profiles With Hardware Configures Servers Automatically Integrated, Policy-Based Infrastructure Management Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Subject Matter Expert Define Policies 1 2 3 4 Network SME Server SME Storage SME
  • 29. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 29 • Fewer manual steps Adjust BIOS, Firmware, LAN, SAN, and Storage Controller Settings 96 parameters in all, a “server personality” • Decreased chance of human error • Repeatability and faster server provisioning • Enforce greater consistency • Simplified cloning and copying • Easy migration between blade and rack • Single-operation firmware updates Control and Automation make Cisco UCS Service Profiles the clear choice
  • 30. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 30
  • 31. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 31 Blade Servers Limited local disk, memory and I/O1 Mgmt ServerMgmt Server Systems Management2 Individual Server Elements Chassis Modules Stand Alone Mgmt Servers Blade Chassis Switches3 Ethernet Fibre Channel Management Ports Top Rack of Switches4 Ethernet Fibre Channel Lots of Cabling 5 Ethernet Fibre Channel Management Complexity Multiplied6 Repeat Points at Management 10U at a Time
  • 32. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 32 Standard APIs UCS Manager XML API Integrate Compute Blades and Rack Mount Extended Memory 2 Unify Fabrics1 Fibre Channel Ethernet Management Single Network Layer Optimize For Virtualization 4 Server Personality Abstraction Virtual I/O Awareness Embed Management3 Centralized All Elements Self Integrating Scale Without Complexity 5 Capacity Instead of Management Points Fewer Components
  • 33. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 33 Integrate Compute Blades and Rack Mount Extended Memory 2 Unify Fabrics1 Fibre Channel Ethernet Management Single Network Layer Optimize For Virtualization 4 Server Personality Abstraction Virtual I/O Awareness Embed Management3 Centralized All Elements Self Integrating Scale Without Complexity 5 Capacity Instead of Management Points Fewer Components
  • 34. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 34Cisco Confidential 34 Next Generation Server Launch September, 2014
  • 35. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 35 Post-Brickland Consolidated UCS Compute Portfolio Performance Optimized for Bare Metal, Virtualized, and Cloud Applications UCS C220 M3 Versatile, General Purpose Enterprise Infrastructure, and Application Server Enterprise Performance UCS C240 M3 Ideal Platform for Big Data, ERP, and Database Applications UCS B200 M3 Optimal Choice for VDI, Private Cloud, or Dense Virtualization/ Consolidation Workloads Intensive/Mission Critical UCS B420 M3 Enterprise Class, 4-Socket Blade for Large, Memory-Intensive Bare Metal and Virtualized Applications UCS C24 M3 Entry, Expandable Rack Server for Storage Intensive Workloads UCS C22 M3 Entry Rack Server for Distributed and Web Infrastructure Applications UCS B22 M3 Entry Blade Server for IT Infrastructure and Web Applications Scale Out RackBlade UCS C460 M4 Mission-Critical, 4-Socket Server for Large, CPU-Intensive Applications UCS B260 M4 Mission-Critical, 2-Socket Blade for Large, CPU-Intensive Bare Metal and Virtualized Applications UCS B460 M4 Mission-Critical, 4-Socket Blade for Large, CPU-Intensive Bare Metal and Virtualized Applications Cisco UCS: Many Server Form Factors, One System Industry-Leading Compute Without Compromise
  • 36. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 36 Continuing a Tradition of Versatility and Industry-Leading Application Performance UCS B200 M4 Blade Server Versatile performance and density without compromise UCS C220 M4 Rack Server Density-optimized for general purpose workloads Storage and I/O-optimized for big data analytics, virtualization, and bare metal applications UCS C240 M4 Rack Server UP TO 39% Improved TCO UP TO 86% Faster Provisioning UP TO 53% Lower Power UP TO 77% Reduction In Cabling Cisco UCS: Five Years of Game-Changing Customer Results Next generation convergence and virtualization capabilities UCS VIC 1300 Available
  • 37. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 37 UCS B200 M4 Density-Optimized Enterprise Blade Server Two E5v3 CPUs Up to 18 cores per socket Up to 80G of I/O One PCIe 3.0 mezzanine slot Modular LOM (mLOM) 3rd Generation VIC 24 DDR4 DIMM Slots Up to 2133 MHz speeds UCS B200 M4 Next Gen Density-Optimized Blade Server Flexible Storage Controller / Cache / Media Options • Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads including virtualization and bare metal applications • Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features • Ultimate density-optimized general compute blade platform An uncompromised combination of CPU, Memory, IO, and expansion capabilities in a modular blade form-factor Order Now
  • 38. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 38 UCS C220 M4 Density-Optimized Enterprise Rack Server Security Bezel Optional Two E5v3 CPUs Up to 18 cores per socket Two PCIe 3.0 Slots Two NCSI “VIC-Optimized” Modular LOM (mLOM) VIC or CNA Options 24 DDR4 DIMM Slots Up to 2133 MHz speeds UCS C220 M4 Next Gen Density-Optimized Rack Server Flexible Storage Up to 8 SFF or 4 LFF drives PCIe SSD support • Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads including virtualization and bare metal applications • Stand-alone or UCS-managed operations • Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features • Ultimate density-optimized, modular general compute platform A modular blend of CPU, Memory, Storage, IO and expansion capabilities in a dense 1U form-factor Order Now
  • 39. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 39 UCS C240 M4 Storage and IO-Optimized Enterprise Rack Server Security Bezel Optional Two E5v3 CPUs Up to 18 cores per socket Six PCIe 3.0 Slots Four Full / Full - Four NCSI Modular LOM (mLOM) VIC or CNA Options 24 DDR4 DIMM Slots Up to 2133 MHz speeds UCS C240 M4 Next Gen Storage & IO-Optimized Rack Server Flexible Storage Up to 24 SFF or 12 LFF +2 SFF boot drives PCIe SSD support • Designed for a wide range of enterprise workloads including virtualization, big data, and bare metal applications • Stand-alone or UCS-managed operations • Provides enterprise-level capabilities and features • Ultimate configurable, modular general compute platform • Supports up to two double-wide GPUs A modular blend of CPU, Memory, Storage, IO and expansion capabilities in a 2U form-factor Order Now
  • 40. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 40 The ultimate engine for true stateless computing unleashes maximum network bandwidth, features and performance Lower Latency 2ns point to point Multiple Form Factors Blade mLOM, Mezz, Rack PCIe Support for Overlay Networks Hardware offloads for NVGRE and VXLAN • Doubles host PCIe performance, BW and Root complex resources • Doubles embedded processing, for datapath (fNIC, sNIC) and future services • Hardware enabled support for RDMA for SMB Direct, ROCE PCIe Gen 3 Native 40GbE ready Available
  • 41. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 41 Brickland / HaswellExpandable Servers (2S –EX) Expandable Servers (4S –EX) B200 M3 B230 M2 Brickland / Haswell Enterprise Class Server (2S –EP) Value Server (2S –EN) Grantley Grantley B22 M3 B440 M2 B420 M3 Enterprise Class Server (4S –EP) B420 M4 Q4CY 2013 Q1CY 2014 Q2CY 2014 Q3CY 2014 Q4CY 2014 Q1CY 2015 B260 M4 B460 M4 BDW Refresh Q2CY 2015 Q3CY 2015 Q4CY 2015 B200 M4
  • 42. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 42 Expandable Servers (4S –EX) Brickland / Haswell Enterprise Class Server (2S –EP) Value Server (2S –EN) Grantley GrantleyEnterprise Class Server (2S –EP) BDW Refresh Enterprise Class Server (4S –EP) C24 M3 C220 M3 C260 M2 C420 M3 C460 M4 C22 M3 C240 M3 C460 M4 Q4CY 2013 Q1CY 2014 Q2CY 2014 Q3CY 2014 Q4CY 2014 Q1CY 2015 Q2CY 2015 Q3CY 2015 Q4CY 2015 Value Server (2S –EN) BDW RefreshC240 M4 C220 M4
  • 43. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 43 6248 Fabric Interconnects
  • 44. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 44 UCS Mini New architectural entry point for Unified Computing at 1~15 server scale Full Power UCS in an all-in-one package: • Compute • Networking • UCS Manager • Standard UCS Blades / Fans / Power Supplies Enterprise Capability at Edge Scale Connect up to 7 C-Series Rack Servers for Expanded Capacity UP TO 29% CapEx Savings UP TO 36% TCO UP TO 34% Lower Power UP TO 80% Fewer Cables 6324 Fabric Interconnects Available
  • 45. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 45 UCS-FI-M-6324 4 x10G SFP+ • Unified Ports • Uplink (Eth/FC/FCOE) • Server – Direct-attached only, no FEX • Appliance port • FC/FCoE Storage Port • Supports 1G or 10G 1x40G QSFP+ • Eth/FCoE only • 4x10G break out or 1x40G (Post FCS) • Scalability port • Licensed Server Port • 2nd Chassis (post-FCS) • Direct-attached C-series, no FEX • Appliance Port • FCoE Storage Port Management Port • 10/100/1000 MbpsUSB Port • Firmware upgrades Console Port QSFP to 4 Copper Direct Attach
  • 46. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 46 Expansion  FCS release Up to 7 rack mount servers  C220M3 and C240M3  Post FCS Release Connect up 2 Chassis 2nd chassis is child (with 2204XP or 2208XP IOM) Licensed 40G scalability port Total 20 Servers  16 Blades  4 Rack Servers Post FCS FCS
  • 47. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 47 UCS M-Series Modular Servers UCS innovation optimized for Cloud Scale Computing Hyper-Dense Server Architecture • Provides a cost-effective, scalable and easy to manage solution • Combines Cisco® Virtual Interface Card (VIC) technology and server fabric management with x86 computing elements in a dense, modular architecture that delivers uncompromising application performance • Single pane of glass to provision and manage all components in the rack without the need to switch from one console to another • Service Profiles augmented with Storage Profiles significantly enables the dynamic slicing of centralized resources and help ensure Quality of Service (QoS) for the deployed workloads Q414
  • 48. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 48 Core Enterprise Workloads Cloud Scale Many Applications Server Single Server Many Servers Single Application SCM ERP/Financial Legacy CRM Email Online Content Gaming Mobile IoT eCommerce Hypervisor
  • 49. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 49 Extending the UCS Fabric inside the server Compute Shared Infrastructure
  • 50. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 50 16 Server Footprint 16 x Traditional 1U Rack Servers 32 x HDD 16 x 1GbE NIC Cards 16 x RAID Controllers 32 x Sets of Cables 32 x Redundant Fan kits 32 x PSU The Foundation for New Cloud-Scale Applications
  • 51. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 51 UP TO 77% Faster Provisioning UP TO 8x Server Density UP TO 95% Fewer Peripherals UP TO 38% TCO Improvement UP TO 22% Power Efficiency
  • 52. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 52 2RU 1 2 CPU Intel Xeon E3 1275Lv3, 1240Lv3, 1220Lv3 Memory 8 GB UDIMM 32 GB Max/Cartridge Disks 2 or 4 SSDs SATA (240 GB, 480 GB, 960 GB) SAS (400 GB, 800 GB, 1.6 TB) RAID Ctlr Cisco 12 Gb Modular RAID Controller with 2GB Flash- Backed Write Cache (FBWC) Network 2 * 40 Gb Power 2 * 1400W Aggregate Capacity per Chassis 16 Servers, 64 Cores, 512 GB Memory Compute Cartridge Front View Rear View
  • 53. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 53 The Unstructured Data Explosion Unstructured Data Growing 100X every 10 years Video 5,000,000 KB/movie Photos 1,000 KB/photo Audio 5,000 KB/movie Text 500 Kb/file Organizations often have petabytes of unstructured data High Res 50,000,000 KB/object *Source: IDC and Other Online Research
  • 54. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 54 MUST HAVE • Best Sequential I/O • Low Cost Per GB • Manage Massive Scale (Petabytes) of Data Should not need • High IOPS • File/Block Size Limitations The Hardware Platform that should be able to achieve massive scale of compute, local storage and networking at low $/GB
  • 55. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 55 UCS C3160  Modular, High density rack server for service providers, enterprises and industry verticals  Optimized for large datasets used in environments such as cloud, object storage, and content delivery
  • 56. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 56 • Designed for large unstructured data repositories, media streaming and content distribution • High-performance compute and storage throughput • Stand-alone CIMC Management • Up to 240TB (with 4TB HDD) @ launch and 360TB (with 6TB HDD)-post-FCS of dense storage in a compact 4U Form Factor that fits in a standard rack UCS C3160 Dense Rack Server Optional Bezel Single Server Dual CPU socket per server 4GB RAID Cache Enterprise storage features Dual Modular LOM (mLOM) Multiple Connectivity Options Up to 256GB Memory 8 DIMMs per socket Up to 62 Drive Bays 56 LFF, plus 4 LFF, plus 2 SFF
  • 57. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 57 UCS C3160 Service Providers, Enterprise, Cloud Object Store Service Providers Media Streaming & Content Distribution Enterprise Exchange Sharepoint Service Providers, Enterprise Big Data & Analytics Addressable Market >$2B WW* *Source: IDC
  • 58. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 58 • Fully Modular Chassis • Server Node, HDDs, SSDs, Networking • Innovative Airflow design • Improved efficiencies for cooling 60+ disks • Shorter Depth • Less than 32 inches – no need for extended rack • Modular Network Connectivity • With Cisco mLOM/VIC Technology • Designed for Future upgradeability • Add Disk Expansion Node, Server Node, HDDs, SSDs
  • 59. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 59 HDD 4 Rows of hot- swappable HDD 4TB/6TB Total top load: 56 drives FAN 8 hot-pluggable fans Back View Server Node 2x E5-2600 V2 CPUs 128/256GB RAM 1G/4G RAID Cache Optional Disk Expansion 4x hot-swappable, rear-load LFF 4TB/6TB HDD Two 120GB SSDs OS/Boot System I/O Controller (SIOC) Cisco mLOM Slot
  • 60. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 60
  • 61. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 61 UCS Founding Principles Cisco Unified Computing System Servers UCS Network/Storage Access Application Centricity Operational Simplicity Platform for IT Innovation
  • 62. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 62 UCS Founding Principles Introducing the Cisco UCS Invicta Series Servers FlashMemory UCS Network/Storage Access VISION FOR NEXT GEN UNIFIED COMPUTING Integration of Solid-State Memory Systems into the UCS Fabric UCS Invicta Series Solid-State Systems Application Centricity Operational Simplicity Platform for IT Innovation Address new data velocity and scale requirements Integrate application acceleration into the computing domain
  • 63. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 63 Cisco UCS Invicta Series Up to 1.2 Million IOPS Up to 12GB/s Bandwidth Up to 240TB RAW* Using Invicta OS 5.1.0 *With 24 TB Nodes ** With Data Reduction Enabled UCS Invicta Appliance UCS Invicta Scaling System Scalability Modularity Application Acceleration Data Optimization Multiple Workloads Tuning-Free Performance 180,000 IOPS 1.6 GB/s Bandwidth Up to 24 TB RAW*
  • 64. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 64 Managing Compute and Solid-State Resources in a Unified Fabric Mixed Density Racks/Blades UCS Director Fabric Interconnects Batch, Data Loads Performance Nodes Routers Stateless UCS Servers with Virtualized Adapters Workload Acceleration and Data Reduction Nodes Virtual Desktops Email Data Reduction Nodes OLTP Analytics
  • 65. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 65 Operational Velocity + Application Performance Provision Infrastructure Install UCS and UCS Invicta Assign Resources UCS Director Application Performance REPEAT AS NEEDED End-to-End IT Acceleration
  • 66. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 66 API API Basic Management Functionality API Unified Computing System Advanced Infrastructure Abstraction & Automation UCS Director API UCS Director Policy Driven, Application Centric Infrastructure Management and Orchestration UCS Central Policy Driven Multi DC, Multi-Domain Management UCS Manager Domain x UCS Manager Domain 1 API Stand-Alone UCS C-Series CIMC Storage Virtual Machines Network Devices Servers Non-Cisco Infrastructure UCS Management Portfolio Integrated & Converged Infrastructure FlexPod vBlock NimbleStorage
  • 67. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 67 GUI UCS Manager CLI Packaged Systems Management Software User Developed Portal, Tools, Utilities … Embedded Device Manager • Discovery, inventory, monitoring, diagnostics, statistics collection, configuration Unifies many UCS HW components into a single, cohesive system • Adapters, blades, chassis, fabric extenders, fabric interconnects APIs for integration with new and existing data center infrastructure • SMASH-CLP, IPMI, SNMP • XML SDK for commercial and custom implementations Key feature: Service profiles • Coordinated deployment to managed endpoints
  • 68. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 68 Configuration Portability SIM Card Identity for a Phone Service Profile Identity for a Server UCS Service Profile Network Policy Storage Policy Server Policy
  • 69. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 69 • Subject matter experts consumed by manual configuration chores • Serial processes and multiple touches inhibit provisioning speed • Configuration drift and maintenance challenges • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • LAN SAN Network SME Server SME Storage SME Compute, LAN, SAN Seamlessly Through Software
  • 70. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 70 • Abstraction of bare metal configuration • Encapsulated in Cisco service profiles • Available through an intuitive GUI, CLI, or XML API • Over 9000 objects in system management model Programmable Infrastructure Cisco UCS 6100 and 6200 Series Fabric Interconnects Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Server or C-Series Rack-Mount Server Cisco Virtual Interface Cards Automated, Policy-Based Configuration of Entire Hardware Stack Network Interface Card (NIC) Configuration: MAC Address, VLAN, and QoS Settings; Host Bus Adapter HBA Configuration: Worldwide Names (WWNs), VSANs, and Bandwidth Constraints, and Firmware Revisions Cisco Service Profile
  • 71. © 2012 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 71 Policies Used to Create Service Profile Templates Service Profile Templates Create Service Profiles Associating Service Profiles With Hardware Configures Servers Automatically Integrated, Policy-Based Infrastructure Management Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Uplink port configuration, VLAN, VSAN, QoS, and EtherChannels Server port configuration including LAN and SAN settings Network interface card (NIC) configuration: MAC address, VLAN, and QoS settings; host bus adapter HBA configuration: worldwide names (WWNs), VSANs, and bandwidth constraints; and firmware revisions Unique user ID (UUID), firmware revisions, and RAID controller settings Service profile assigned to server, chassis slot, or pool Subject Matter Expert Define Policies 1 2 3 4 Network SME Server SME Storage SME
  • 72. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 72 • Separate firmware, addresses, and parameter settings • Physical servers become interchangeable hardware components • Service profile templates allow rapid provisioning of new virtual desktops Chassis-8/Blade-4Chassis-1/Blade-2 Profile 1 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5b… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FC WWN: 5080020000075740 Boot Order: SAN, PXE Profile 2 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5d… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FF WWN: 5080020000075742 Boot Order: SAN Profile 3 UUID: 56 4d cd 3f 59 5f… MAC: 08:00:69:02:01:FB WWN: 5080020000075744 Boot Order: PXE, SAN LAN SAN Desktop Profile 1 120 Knowledge | HVD Win 7 B-250 192GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivty Boot Order Desktop Profile 2 140 Task | ThinAppOLTP B-200 48GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivity Boot Order Desktop Profile 3 100 Power | HVD Win 7 B-230 384GB LAN Connectivity SAN Connectivity Boot Order Cisco UCS Manager I’m not Rahul
  • 73. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 73 Virtual Pool of Resources Programmable Infrastructure XML API Infrastructure Management Virtual Resource Pools AUTOMATED DYNAMIC Extends Abstraction Beyond the Hypervisor to System Elements Infrastructure Automation Through API and Policy Truly Elastic Fully Orchestrated Workload Defined
  • 74. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 74 UCS Platform Emulator • Full fledged UCS Manager emulated in a VM • Runs right inside a laptop/desktop • Sports the entire UCS Manager API • Imports config/inventory from real UCS setups • Used widely for training & API development • Available as a VM (OVA) from http://communities.cisco.com/ucs Available Free
  • 75. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 75 Unified Management at Scale Data Center 1 UCS Central UCS System 1 UCS System 2 Data Center 2 Data Center 3 UCS System 3 UCS System 4 UCS System 5 UCS Management Domain UCS Management Domain UCS Management Domain UCS Management Domain UCS Management Domain• Unifies management of multi UCS domains • Leverages UCS Manager technology • Simplify global operations with centralized inventory, faults, logs and server consoles • Delivers global policies, service profiles, ID pools and templates Foundation for high availability, disaster recovery and workload mobility • Model based API for large scale automation
  • 76. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 76 Data Center 6Data Center 3Data Center 2 Data Center 4Data Center 1 Data Center 5 Big Data Cluster Test Dev Exchange vSphere Test Dev ExchangeTest Dev Exchange Tenant 1 Tenant 2SAP HANA Oracle E-Biz UCS ManagerUCS ManagerUCS Manager UCS ManagerUCS Manager UCS Manager Web Server App Server E-commerce Platform Scale-Out AppsBusiness Continuity Disaster Recovery Virtualized Servers and Apps CloudPerformance Intensive, Scale-Up Apps E-Commerce Apps UCS Central
  • 77. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 77
  • 78. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 78 UCS Manager Server KVM Console UCS Central UCS Central Access to all registered UCS Managers and server consoles from one location
  • 79. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 79 Automated Scheduled Downloads from Cisco.com to UCS Cisco.com UCS Central Firmware Library Global Firmware Policies Firmware Auto Install
  • 80. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 80
  • 81. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 81 Network Statistics Reporting • Basic built in reporting that represents collected statistical data • Capacity plan views for bandwidth • Drill down capability for top ‘n’ data from domain to server Domain Chassis Servers
  • 82. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 82 UCS Central Limited storage and processing capacity on the Fabric Interconnect External DB Limited Internal Reports such as top bandwidth usage External Reporting SQL • UCS Manager collects large number of statistics including bandwidth, power and thermal statistics • UCS Central provides long term retention of the data beyond what UCS Manager can store • Use of retained statistical data for analysis • Stored in external SQL database – available for external direct access by 3rd party reporting tools • Stored “on-box” PostGreSQL or “off-box” to MS SQL or Oracle XML
  • 83. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 83 UCS Central Deployment Server Requirements • VMware ESXi 4.1, 5.0, 5.1 • Microsoft HyperV 2008, 2012 • Hardware Specs • 4x vCPUs • 12 GB vRAM • 2x 40GB HDs (>125MBps read speed) Client – Web Browser • IE, Firefox, Chrome, Safari • Adobe Flash Virtual Appliance Application & Components OS Cisco Provided Customer Provided Hypervisor Deployment Options • Standalone • Cluster (Active/Standby)
  • 84. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 84 Automated Self-Service Provisioning Arch Design Procure Deploy Install Config Secure Audit Manual Capacity On-Demand Policy-Based Provisioning Adaptive FROM WEEKS TO MINUTES
  • 85. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 85 Challenges: • Manual processes • Complex handoffs between teams and domains • Static resource allocation Result: • Days/weeks/months to deploy IT services • High operational cost • Rigid silos • Infrastructure inefficiency and under utilization NetworkAdm Update Trunks Create VLANs Configure SAN Zoning Create UCS Service Profiles Create Network Policies ServerAdmins Configure Servers Bare metal Provisioning Setup Servers Add VLAN to Service Profile Create VLAN Create Storage Resources (LUNs and Volumes) Storage Add vFilers to Group Create vFilers Create IP space UCS Blade Power On Create Storage Policy Map NetApp LUN Business Application Requirements Add Users and Groups IT Planning Approvals Define Cost Models
  • 86. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 86 Cisco UCS Director Turn-Key Solution On-Demand Automated Delivery Policy-Driven Provisioning Secure Cloud Container VMsComputeNetwork Storag e UCS DIRECTOR Domain Managers OS and Virtual Machines Storage Network Compute Tenant B Tenant C Tenant A Virtualized and Bare-Metal Compute and Hypervisor B CA Network and Services VM VM Bare Metal Single Pane of Glass End-to-End Automation and Lifecycle Management
  • 87. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 87 • Request for Stateless server from Catalog • Invokes a Service Request • Service delivered in Minutes Self-Service Portal Request for Bare-metal or Virtual Server
  • 88. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 88 Add SAN boot - Add only SAN Boot to the policy 8 • Steps required to configure boot from SAN Create a boot policy - Provide name and description1 2 Enforce vNIC/vHBA/iSCSI name - select checkbox 3 SAN Boot Target - to the Primary vHBA 5 SAN Boot Target WWPN - Add valid WWPN as the Boot Target. Always use boot LUN id of 0 6 Add Secondary SAN Boot and Target - Follow the same process as primary 7 (name vHBA’s “fc0″ and “fc1″ or vHBA-a or vHBA-b. Name must match with vHBA templates) Add SAN boot - Add only SAN Boot to the policy4 Add Secondary SAN Boot and Target - Follow the same process as primary 8 Note – If you are installing a new OS on the boot LUN you might need to add a CDROM drive to the Boot Policy
  • 89. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 89 Seamless Infrastructure Management L4-7 Services Virtualization New! Integrated application containers for secure workload provisioning New! Application Centric Infrastructure configuration New! Open developer kit for ecosystem acceleration New! Hadoop integration to easily manage large clusters Storage UCS Director Nexus Product FamilyUnified Computing System Automation Powered by UCS Director Quality Enforce IT Best Practices Velocity Rapidly Deploy Applications Simplicity Ready for Use in Hours
  • 90. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 90 Application Network Profile Orchestration Frameworks Hypervisor Management OVM Systems Management Centralized Policy Management Open APIs, Open Source, Open StandardsAPIC Fabric Automation Enterprise MonitoringACI Ecosystem Partners End Points Physical & Virtual Physical Networking Nexus 2K Nexus 7K Hypervisors and Virtual Networking Compute L4–L7 Services Storage Multi DC WAN and Cloud Integrated WAN Edge
  • 91. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 91 Subject Matter Expert Define Policies 1 SYSTEMS APPROACH: Rapid Deployment of Applications with Scale, Security and Full Visibility Network SME Security SME Application SME APIC 2 Policies Used To Create Application Network Profile Templates 3 Automated policy configuration across the infrastructure Life cycle management for day 1, day 2 operations 4 Physical Networking Compute L4–L7 Services StorageHypervisors and Virtual Networking Multi DC WAN and Cloud Nexus 2K Nexus 7K Integrated WAN Edge
  • 92. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 92 APIC APP TENANT Tenant Tenant 1 Tenant 2 Tenant 3 Tenant 4
  • 93. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 93 UCS Mini Core Data Center Workloads Fourth Generation UCS Servers UCS Management Innovation Compute  Network  Storage  Virtualization  Management and Automation Edge-Scale Computing Cloud-Scale Computing UCS M-Series Modular Servers UCS C3160
  • 94. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 94 OS / Hypervisor Virtual DesktopDatabasesEnterprise Apps Business Analytics HANA & BWA RISC Migration Unified Computing Infrastructure Compute Network Virtualization Operating Systems Applications Information VBLOCK Cisco UCS B-Series Cisco UCS Manager Cisco Nexus® Family Switches NetApp FAS 10 GE & FCoE Complete Bundle FLEXPOD STANDARD CONFIGURATIONS Management Power of the Ecosystem Applications
  • 95. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 95 Enterprise Applications Vertical Markets Database / Middleware Operating Systems Virtualization Storage Management
  • 96. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 96
  • 97. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 97 © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 97 Cisco Unified Computing System A Differentiated/Revolutionary Approach Simpler Architecture  Networking with fewer components  Lower cost and easier scaling  Fewer management touch points Manageability  Automated deployment/provisioning  Feature-rich Service Profiles  Management via a single interface Higher Performance  Brings out the best of x86 architecture  Optimized resource utilization for compute, networking, and management No Compromises  No trade-offs for function  Enhanced design capability  Designed for the future, today  Better TCO/ROI Cisco UCS: Unified Infrastructure, Scalability, and Management Automation
  • 98. 98 © 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. The Internet of Everything is Happening Now Applications that Power the IoE Need Infrastructure at the Right Scale Cisco is Disrupting Again with UCS: Powering Applications at Every Scale
  • 99. © 2013 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 99Cisco Confidential 99