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SYMANTEC VISION 2013FusionIO – Designed for High Performance in Server9
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Comprehensive Customer Success1650+ case studies at www.fusionio.com/casestudiesMay 22, 2013FINANCI AL SMANUFA CT U R I NG...
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Fusion-io at Symantec Vision 2013

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Shared the stage with
Stanley Zaffos, Reasearch VP at Gartner
Ashish Yajnik, Director, Product Management at Symantec

Discussed the role of Server based Flash and why it absolutely a must for the efficient data-centers of tomorrow. ioMemory from Fusion-io and Symantec Storage Foundation create some pretty compelling value for these Data-centers.

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Fusion-io at Symantec Vision 2013

  1. 1. IA B20: Why Host Based Flash is critical for SLA inMission Critical DatacentersGene Ruth – Research Director, GartnerSumeet Bansal - Principal Solutions Architect, FusionIOAshish Yajnik, Director, Product Management, Symantec1IA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers
  2. 2. SYMANTEC VISION 2013AgendaIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers 2Market Trends & Analysis on FlashFusionIO Flash Overview & Use-CasesSymantec focus on In-Server FlashSummaryQ&A
  3. 3. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Flash Storage Market Trends – Gene RuthCFS Scale Out Performance 3
  4. 4. SYMANTEC VISION 2013By 2015 every enterprise storageenvironment will use some form ofsolid-state flash technology.Strategic Planning AssumptionReasons why SPA will be falseSSD pricing remains highNo consensus on placement ofSSD in the storage stackPoor data managementsoftware optimizationReasons why SPA will be trueSSD price decline and margincompressionA consensus on the bestpractice placement of SSDs bythe industryBetter awareness of SSDbenefits by IT organizationsIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers4
  5. 5. TransactionsSecondLatency100s100,000s100,000,000s1,000,000,000sPicoseconds Nanoseconds Microseconds Milliseconds SecondsStorageSSD HDDDRAMCPU• Performance, latency, and bandwidth abilitiescan be transformational• For certain application workloads TCOcan be considerable• Operational expenditure benefits: Serverconsolidation, power, cooling, space savings• Massive competition driving innovation UPand prices DOWNPCIeSSDData Center Computing Trends:The Solid-state OpportunityIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers
  6. 6. SSD Placement Pros and Cons• General workloads• Existinginfrastructure• UniversallyavailableStorageArray• Dedicatedworkloads• Dedicatedinfrastructure• Startup communitySSDAppliance• App specificworkloads• Disruptive toarchitecture• Limited vendorselectionIn-ServerBlended capacityand performanceNon-specific highperformanceApplication specificperformanceInfrastructure Disruptionlow highIBMIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers
  7. 7. Server based SSDIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data CentersChallenges• Expensive• Cache coherency• Cache hinting• Shared resources• Functional coordinationHypervisorVM VMApp App App AppHypervisorVM VMApp App App AppHypervisorVM VMApp App App AppCacheBenefits• High performance• Improved server utilization• Virtualize backend storageStorage array
  8. 8. Data Center Customer DeploymentTrends44%56%2012 SSD Shipments5.99M UnitsProgressiveTraditional32%68%2016 SSD Shipments18.01M UnitsProgressiveTraditional• Progressive DataCenters Lead• Inexpensive Solutions• PCIe SSD, PCSSD, and SSDAppliances• Traditional DataCenters Rally• Data EfficiencyManagement Software• Support and ServicesIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers
  9. 9. SYMANTEC VISION 2013FusionIO – Designed for High Performance in Server9
  10. 10. 37% OF SERVER S ARE UNDE RUT I LI ZE D 1Data Supply Problem10▸ Processing performance doubles every 18 months▸ But storage performance has not kept up1 Source: IDCs Server Workloads 2010, July 20102 Source: Taming the Power Hungry Data Center, Fusion-io White PaperServer is idle80% of the timeCPUsMemoryStorageRelativePerformance2000 20051985 1990 1995 2010PERFORM A N CE GAP CONT INUE S T O GROWGrowingperformancegap²IA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers
  11. 11. 7, 11The Solution5/22/2013 11NAND Flash ChipsLED Indicator LightsPCI-e Carrier CardFusion-io Data-Path ControllerControllerEmbeddedSwitchingHundredsofFlashMemoryDie
  12. 12. 7, 12Cut-through Architecture and VSLMay 22, 2013 12▸ Sophisticated architecture• maximum performance▸ Intelligent software• advanced featuresKernelFile SystemVirtual Storage Layer (VSL)ioMemoryApplications/Databases PCIeDRAM /Memory /Operating System andApplication MemoryioMemoryVirtualizationTablesChannels WideBanksioDrive ioMemoryData-PathControllerCommandsHostVirtual Storage Layer(VSL)DATATRANSFERSCPU and cores
  13. 13. Traditional Centralized Architecture13ApplicationCPU andMemoryHBA SwitchesTargetAdaptersCPU andMemoryRAIDControllersHDD/SSDSERVERSActive andArchive DataSTORAGE (Performance Optimized)NETWORKMillisecondsDatabasesVirtualizationWeb-scaleLatency and Processing TimeActive DataApplication CPUs NAND Flash Raid Controller HDD/SSDSERVERSLatency and Processing Time Archive DataMicroseconds MillisecondsDatabasesVirtualizationWeb-scaleShared Data Decentralization
  14. 14. ioDrive2 – Designed for theEnterpriseCAPACITY▸ 365 GB - 3.0 TB per singlePCI-e slot▸ Over 30TB per manycommodity serversPERFORMANCE▸ Up to 3.0 GB/s throughput▸ Up to 1.1 Million IOPS▸ Write latency of 15 µs5/22/2013 14
  15. 15. Acceleration SolutionsMay 22, 2013 15Max Acceleration Max Interoperability Max Scalability• Lowest latency• Smallest footprint• For I/O intensiveapplications• Drop-in SAN/NASacceleration• Storage workloadreduction• Greater VM density• Multi-protocol• Platform independent• For clusteredarchitecturesDIRECT CACHING SHAREDx2 x2 x2 x2x2
  16. 16. Comprehensive Customer Success1650+ case studies at www.fusionio.com/casestudiesMay 22, 2013FINANCI AL SMANUFA CT U R I NG/GOVERNME NTW EB T ECHNOLOGY RET AILFASTER DATAWAREHOUSEQUERIES40xFASTERUPDATEQUERIES20xFASTERDATABASEREPLICATION30xFASTER DATAANALYSIS5x FASTERQUERIES15x
  17. 17. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Symantec Storage Foundation – Optimized for In-Server Flash17
  18. 18. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Storage Foundation Flash Strategy –Achieve the right $/IOPS with Flash/SSDStorage Foundation Roadmap & Strategy 18Optimize SSD• App aware Storage Tiering• Optimize Storage withCompression & Deduplication• Migration to ANY storageDAS - Eliminate SANSSD closest to CPUAvoid SANServer Flash as CacheLower latencySAN for efficiencyOptimize R+W Perfomance• Remove logjams in SAN• Rely on commodity SAN storage• Optimize Read & WritesEnable True DAS• Mix of SATA & Flash for SLA• Benefits of SAN in DAS• Linearly scale as need growsServer Flash as TierApplication DrivenSAN for efficiencyStorage Foundation Optimizes Flash/SSD in ANY form factorFutures Futures
  19. 19. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Optimized for Server based Flash:Accelerate I/O Performance with Storage Foundation19Read I/O AccelerationWrite I/O Acceleration• Write-back Caching for low latency• Clustered Cache Coherency & Warming• High availability with reflected cache• Read I/O Acceleration with Caching• Pin files for proactive acceleration• Application aware heuristicsStorage Foundation SmartIOPCIeFlashApplicationTransparency & Heterogeneity• Transparent setup, discovery of Flash• Optimized for each flash vendor• Less reliance on Tier1 storageFS/CFS CachingPCIeFlashCFS/SFHA Distributed Caching LayerFuturesLatency HDD SSDReads 3-10ms ~100µsWrites 3-10ms ~200µs ANY SAN StorageIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data CentersAcktoAppAcktoApp
  20. 20. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Optimized for Server based Flash:Accelerate I/O Performance with Storage Foundation20Read I/O AccelerationWrite I/O Acceleration• Write-back Caching for low latency• Clustered Cache Coherency & Warming• High availability with reflected cache• Read I/O Acceleration with Caching• Pin files for proactive acceleration• Application aware heuristicsStorage Foundation SmartIOPCIeFlashApplicationTransparency & Heterogeneity• Transparent setup, discovery of Flash• Optimized for each flash vendor• Less reliance on Tier1 storageFS/CFS CachingPCIeFlashCFS/SFHA Distributed Caching LayerFuturesLatency HDD SSDReads 3-10ms ~100µsWrites 3-10ms ~200µs ANY SAN StorageIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data CentersAcktoAppAcktoApp
  21. 21. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Business Value of SmartIO + In Server Flash:Leverage commodity storage in backendIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers 21FC…$/GB$$$/IOPs$$$$$IOPs TodaycIOP FuturesWithout SmartIO + Flash --> High Cost, low performanceFC/IB…$/GB$$$/IOPs$$IOPs TodaycIOP FuturesSymantec SmartIOTier 2/3HighDensityWith SmartIO + Server Flash + Cheap SAN Storage
  22. 22. SYMANTEC VISION 2013Enable DAS with Cluster File SystemHigh performance & Increased AgilityIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers 22$/GB$$$/IOPs$IOPs TodaycIOP Futures“Shared Nothing” Architecture High Performance & Appropriate SLAIncreased Agility• Enable DAS with SAN features• No lock-in to SAN infrastructure• No functional coordination required• Mix of Flash + SATA for optimal cost• Low latency with no SAN• High IOPS with distributed CFSLow Cost• Time to provision applications: Low• Scale linearly for low cost• Less reliance on Tier1 storageCFS Global NamespaceInternal Storage: Flash + SATAFutures
  23. 23. SYMANTEC VISION 2013SummaryPromise of Flash with Optimal Software StackIA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers 23Promise of In Server Flash + Optimal S/W StackTraditional Storage Arrays & AppliancesVM VM VM Unix WinLinuxPoor SANUtilizationApplicationSLAs unmetStorageBottleneckANY Workload, ANY OS, ANY VirtualizationI/O Bottleneck• Performance bottleneck with traditionalstorage arrays• Low latency needs for Apps on the rise• Reliance on Tier1 storage can increase $$$• High availability of data essential with FlashUnmet Performance & SLA needs• FusionIO Cards provide upto 3GB/sec throughput• >1.1m IOPS with in-server flash• SF SmartIO designed to boost read & writes• High availability of data with data reflection• Reporting, Visibility of Performance & characteristicsFusion IO & Storage Foundation SmartIO & Flexible StorageStorage Foundation
  24. 24. Thank you!Copyright © 2013 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec and the Symantec Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates inthe U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.This document is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as advertising. All warranties relating to the information in this document, either express or implied,are disclaimed to the maximum extent allowed by law. The information in this document is subject to change without notice.IA B20: Host Based Flash in Data Centers 24

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