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DELIVERING FIRST-CLASS
PERFORMANCE & AVAILABILITY
FOR VIRT...
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CIO Directive: Go Virtual!
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Balancing Tradeoffs is Not Easy
PERFORMANCE
SIMPLICITY
C...
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Impact of Performance & Availability
Slow and
inaccessib...
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Storage Complexity is Growing at
Unsustainable Rates
 D...
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Virtualization Introduces
Performance Barriers…
Virtuali...
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…and Service Interruptions
n1, n2, n3 workloads
Virtuali...
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Traditional I/O Bottleneck
Reduction Approaches
Database...
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HDDs & Traditional Flash Approaches
are Expensive or Disru...
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Traditional Approaches Limit
Availability
“Rip-out” intern...
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Facility = Single Point Of Failure
 Air conditioning
 Po...
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The Fundamental Question
How do I cost-effectively
add ...
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 Engineered to deliver performance
► 100% solid state fla...
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PCIe Cards
Traditional HDD
Networked Flash
~350,000 IOP...
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Introduce Flash as a
New Performance Tier…
CAPACITY
SPE...
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…and Continuous Availability
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…and Continuous Availability
through Separation
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Via Networked Flash & Storage
Virtualization Technologi...
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ACCELERATING
PERFORMANCE
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Dynamically Optimize New
and Existing Capacity
Tier 1
1...
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Pool Other Arrays Too
21
Take a Closer Look
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CONTINUOUS
AVAILABILITY
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Mirror Between Rooms
23
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Non-Disruptive Failover
24
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SOLUTION
ADVANTAGES
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 Accelerates application response times
 Delivers predic...
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Superior Technology for
Superior Performance
ViSX, with...
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SCALABLE
PLATFORM
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Current Environment: Shared Array
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Introduce Solution: Networked Flash &
Storage Virtualizati...
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Scale Up : Add SSD Modules
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Scale Out & Up: Add ViSX Appliances
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Take The Next Step
Call us for a Free
Consultation
Reth...
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Q & A
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  1. 1. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. DELIVERING FIRST-CLASS PERFORMANCE & AVAILABILITY FOR VIRTUALIZED TIER 1 APPS
  2. 2. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 2 CIO Directive: Go Virtual!
  3. 3. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 3 Balancing Tradeoffs is Not Easy PERFORMANCE SIMPLICITY COST UPTIME
  4. 4. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 4 Impact of Performance & Availability Slow and inaccessible applications Dissatisfied users Productivity loss Lost revenue
  5. 5. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 5 Storage Complexity is Growing at Unsustainable Rates  Different models  Different generations  Different vendors  Different disk interfaces
  6. 6. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 6 Virtualization Introduces Performance Barriers… Virtualization highly randomizes I/O
  7. 7. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 7 …and Service Interruptions n1, n2, n3 workloads Virtualized applications are not accessible when a server goes down
  8. 8. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 8 Traditional I/O Bottleneck Reduction Approaches Database and Application Re-design and Tuning Limited effect; Time consuming; Labor intensive; Costly Adding CPU and Memory Does not help if system is I/O bound Server Hardware Caching Complex, Reliability and Scalability Concerns, Vendor Lock In Add Hard Disk Drives Costly; Power, cooling, and footprint inefficient; performance constrained Traditional Storage System Caching Hit Rate Limited; Random Reads / Writes Performance Issues; Disks Still Bottleneck
  9. 9. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. HDDs & Traditional Flash Approaches are Expensive or Disruptive Suitability for shared high performance for virtualized environments IOPS/$ PCIe Flash DAS Flash Legacy disk Storage array Hybrid Flash / Disk SAN Flash 9
  10. 10. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Traditional Approaches Limit Availability “Rip-out” internal drives 10
  11. 11. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Facility = Single Point Of Failure  Air conditioning  Power  Water leaks  Construction  Technician error  Accidents  Upgrades  … 11 Widespread downtime during storage outages
  12. 12. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 12 The Fundamental Question How do I cost-effectively add predictable and sustained performance and high availability to serve my application requirements?
  13. 13. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved.  Engineered to deliver performance ► 100% solid state flash storage ► Unmatched random IOPS performance ► Interoperability for virtualized environments ► Maximum flash performance over Ethernet  Simple and non-disruptive to deploy 13 Leverage Networked Flash Architecture
  14. 14. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 14 PCIe Cards Traditional HDD Networked Flash ~350,000 IOPS max to any application $100-$200K Disruptive Implementation ~60,000 IOPS $500K Complex Implementation 140,000 IOPS $32K Simple Implementation Hybrid Array ~20,000 IOPS $40K Rip & Replace Implementation Networked Flash: Non-disruptive, Cost-effective Performance Acceleration
  15. 15. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 15 Introduce Flash as a New Performance Tier… CAPACITY SPEED Tier 1 10-15K RPM HDDs Tier 2 7200 RPM HDDs Tier 0 Flash
  16. 16. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 16 …and Continuous Availability
  17. 17. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 17 …and Continuous Availability through Separation
  18. 18. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 18 Via Networked Flash & Storage Virtualization Technologies Data
  19. 19. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. ACCELERATING PERFORMANCE 19
  20. 20. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 20 Dynamically Optimize New and Existing Capacity Tier 1 10-15K RPM HDDs Tier 0 Flash Tier 2 7200 RPM HDDs
  21. 21. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Pool Other Arrays Too 21 Take a Closer Look
  22. 22. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 22 CONTINUOUS AVAILABILITY
  23. 23. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Mirror Between Rooms 23
  24. 24. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Non-Disruptive Failover 24
  25. 25. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 25 SOLUTION ADVANTAGES
  26. 26. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved.  Accelerates application response times  Delivers predictable high performance at a lower cost per IOPs  Prevents data loss and provides continuous availability  Fully utilizes all your storage assets  Dynamically matches the workload to the storage performance  Eases management of asset replacement and restoration  Sets you free from single vendor lock-in 26 Delivering a Unique Value Proposition
  27. 27. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 27 Superior Technology for Superior Performance ViSX, with its integrated DataPump Engine, outperforms the competition in typical virtualized and databases applications: • ViSX IOPS > Vendor A by 300% (other flash start-up) • ViSX IOPS > Vendor B by 33+% (large well- known storage vendor) at 1/5 the price Independently measured with Iometer by Demartek.
  28. 28. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 28 SCALABLE PLATFORM
  29. 29. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 29 Current Environment: Shared Array
  30. 30. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Introduce Solution: Networked Flash & Storage Virtualization 30
  31. 31. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 31 Scale Up : Add SSD Modules
  32. 32. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Scale Out & Up: Add ViSX Appliances 32
  33. 33. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. 33 Take The Next Step Call us for a Free Consultation Rethink Your Virtualization Strategy Request an Assessment We look forward to transforming your business with you sales@datacore.com sales@astutenetworks.com
  34. 34. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. www.datacore.com Q & A www.astutenetworks.com
  35. 35. Copyright © 2013 DataCore Software Corp. – All Rights Reserved. Software-Defined Storage 35

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