"Avamar Play Book"
Data Growth and Cost Savings: Living Together EMC Data De-duplication Overview Tom Mes, Business Manager, EMC Corporation 1 Agenda EMC - delivering value in the Public Sector Existing backup challenges Remote Offices – data sprawl Virtualization – removing the bottleneck Source Vs. Target deduplication Avamar overview Will it benefit your organization? EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 2 Proven Track Record in Public Sector Industry Leadership Public Sector Worldwide EMC is growing at 2 to 3 times the industry growth rate EMC has customers in public sector agencies, department, and bureaus around the world – Federal and national governments, including both civilian and defense agencies – State and local government, provinces, counties, cities across all public sector segments EMC offers added value via a global network of systems integrators and with outsourcers EMC’s Value Solutions Mapped to Customer Imperatives Leverage information assets to improve government responsiveness and expand the delivery of services Increase operational efficiencies and reduce total cost of ownership Improve interaction with constituents Enhance levels of government preparedness EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 3 Growth of Remote Offices Remote offices are growing rapidly – Over 4 million remote offices in North America – No “standard” remote office size, data, staff, network, etc. – The average branch has between four and six servers - Nemertes Research Business data no longer resides solely in the data center Remote office data protection: costly, time consuming Sometimes non-existent “60 percent of all enterprise Respondents who are unhappy with data resides at remote offices” 69% current remote office backup solutions — Gartner — Gartner EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 4 Remote Office Branch Office (ROBO) Business Problem and the Avamar Answer Business Problem – Mgmt and business risk – significant amount of ROBO data unprotected – Remote data growing rapidly; internal/external regulatory compliance requirements Technical Description – Local tape-based backup is typical – WAN constraints; tape shipping for DR; non-technical local staff; ad-hoc processes Avamar Answer - Combine local office data protection with DR and centralized management and control. – De-dupe at the source for fast, daily fulls via existing WAN (most cases) – Flexible deployment - agent only for smaller ROBO sites; Avamar Virtual Edition – Meet strict SLA’s, centralized management, data encrypted in flight & at rest Results to the customer – Improved SLA for remote office backup / restore and data integrity – Improved reporting and security – Reduced mgmt spend in remote sites and datacenters – Reduced or avoided WAN costs EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 5 Traditional ROBO Backup & Recovery Backup Challenges Server • Traditional ‘incremental’ file size too big – WAN ‘blockage’ – Poor reliability – Decentralized – Untrained IT staff at remote sites WAN Web File Servers applications Files / Email EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 6 Next Generation ROBO Backup & Recovery Advantages – Simplicity • Source de-dupe enables WAN backup – Automated – Encrypted / Secure – Centralized – Flexible – Outstanding ROI WAN Web File Servers applications Files / Email EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 7 Virtualization Backup Challenges Virtualization Changes the Paradigm… Backup Must Evolve to Deliver Even Greater Consolidation & Value OLD PARADIGM NEW PARADIGM Physical Environment: Low overall server Virtual Environment: High overall server utilization and plenty of bandwidth for backup utilization and little bandwidth for backup Server A Server B Server C Virtual Virtual Virtual 100% Server A Server B Server C 100% 80% 80% CPU Utilization CPU Utilization 60% 60% 40% 40% 20% 20% Shared Physical Resources 0% 0% 20 percent resource utilization 80 percent resource utilization EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 8 Avamar: Backup Built for VMware and other Virtual Environments The only Solution that De-duplicates at the Optimal Location & Granularity Optimal location: Reduces data at the source – Duplicate data never traverses congested shared physical resources – Significantly reduces traffic and contention for shared resources Coming Soon – Even Deeper Avamar/VMware/Hyper-V Integration Optimal granularity: Sub-file, variable-length segments – Great match for either guest or VMDK backup – VMDK’s are large files; any change causes entire file inclusion in 1. vStorage APIs for Data traditional backup Protection – Fixed-length de-dupe (aka, PureDisk) fails to effectively de-dupe •Single step VCB VMDK files backup/restore operations •File-level restore from full VM images Optimal protection: Avamar for VMware / Virtual •Incremental, block-based, environments VM backups – Enables fast, secure backups over existing virtual infrastructure 2. vCenter integration – Greater server consolidation & maximum value from VMware / Virtual Environments 3. Win2k8 guest support on VMware (& Hyper-V) – One step restores EMC EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only Company Confidential 9 Savings using Avamar for VMware/Virtual Backup Avamar – The Optimal App for VMware • Up to 95% reduction in data moved • Up to 90% reduction in backup times – Less data, faster backups • Up to 95% reduction in disk impact • Up to 95% reduction in NIC usage • Up to 85% reduction in CPU usage • Up to 50% reduction in memory usage EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 10 Resource Usage Comparison Traditional Backup Avamar NOTE: Target based solutions do not CPU Usage improve CPU & Network utilization. (Only disk usage is impacted) Significantly less CPU impact – Give CPU cycles back to the applications Significantly less Network utilization Network Usage – Don’t be a backup scheduling master Significantly less Disk I/O – Give back to the application At the end of the day your production Disk Usage applications should control the size of your Virtual infrastructure Backup is not ‘strategic’, it is a necessity – don’t let it control your Virtual infrastructure EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 11 Avamar Solves Tough Backup Challenges De-duplication at the source - Maximum efficiency & data reduction • Virtual Server Backup – De-duplication within the virtual machine – Minimizes drain on physical resources File system / NAS backup – MS Personal Productivity Applications – High degree of commonality – Bandwidth constrained backups – Never do another full backup again! Fast, efficient Remote Office Backup – Global de-duplication at the source—where the data resides – Minimal consumption of network bandwidth for backup – True centralized management Tapeless Infrastructure – Replicate tier 2 / 3 data off site – 24 hour RPO Up to 10 times faster daily full backups and rapid, single-step recovery EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 12 12 EMC Avamar Overview Revolutionizes the backup process with source/global data de-duplication Radically reduce the size of backup data – At the source (client) – before it is transferred across the network and stored to disk – Dramatically reduces required bandwidth – Cuts backup time by up to 10X De-duplicate & manage globally The Bottom Line – Across sites & servers for maximum efficiency Save Money – On storage and network Reduce tape dependence Reduce Risk & Complexity – Ensure data is always in your control – Cost-effectively store more full backups on disk Address Backup Problem Areas – VMware, Remote Sites, NAS, Network Bottlenecks Fast, secure, backups – Via existing physical & virtual infrastructure EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 13 The Difference Between Source and Target Based Deduplication ‘One size’ definitely does NOT fit all….de-duplication is: Suited to many, varied backup use-cases Delivered via different deployment alternatives…. Source Target Client software agents identify repeated sub-file Backup application sends native data to a target data segments at the source storage device (VTLs or LAN B2D appliance) Only new, unique segments are transferred Data is de-duplicated once it reaches the target & across the network during backup operations can happen during or after backup Benefits: shorter backup window, lower Benefits: transparency to backup application, bandwidth requirements “plug and play” experience DE-DUPLICATION AT SOURCE DE-DUPLICATION AT TARGET Network Network EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 14 Avamar Topology and Data Flow Client / Server Architecture & Centralized Management Clients Network Data Store Management Databases Data Nodes Enterprise Restore Manager Unique Objects Servers Secure LAN / WAN Switch Desktop / Laptop Existing IP Wide Area Network Backup Utility & Spare Avamar Nodes Administrator EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 15 EMC Avamar: Real-World Results Avamar Daily Full Backups vs. Traditional Daily Full Backups Amount of Amount of Daily Primary Data Data Moved De-duplication Data Type Backed Up Daily Ratio Windows file systems 3,573 GB 6.1 GB 586:1 Mix of Windows, Linux, and UNIX file 5,097 GB 11.7 GB 436:1 systems Engineering files on NAS (NDMP backups) 3,265 GB 24.2 GB 135:1 Mix of 20 percent databases, 80 percent 9,583 GB 80.0 GB 120:1 file systems (Windows and UNIX) Mix of Linux file systems and databases 7,831 GB 104.2 GB 75:1 Source: EMC While results will vary by data type and mix, Avamar can dramatically improve backup performance and efficiency! EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 16 Innovative Architecture RAIN – US Patent No. 6,826,711 Avamar Data Store Verified Parity across checkpoint RAID protection from disk failures storage nodes Redundant Array of Independent Nodes (RAIN) architecture – Each server node with internal disk storage and CPU – Grid architecture for online scalability and performance – Provides server node failover and fault tolerance Replication – Utilizes same de-duplication technology Utility and spare node Daily integrity checks Available for Avamar software and Avamar Data Store EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 17 Avamar Supported Operating Systems and Applications – Free Agents Client Operating Systems Supported Application Modules Microsoft Windows Server Windows 2008 (w/sys state) Microsoft Exchange 5.5, 2000, 2003 Microsoft Sharepoint 2007 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard & Enterprise Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, 2000, 2005 Microsoft Windows 2000 Server & AS; NT 4.0 Server Lotus Domino (v6-8) Windows o/s Oracle 9i, 10g, 10gR2 Microsoft Windows XP, XP Professional, Vista IBM DB2 8.2.x, 9.5 Red Hat Linux 8.0, 9.0 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 2.1, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0 NDMP (EMC Celerra) DART 5.5, 5.6 NDMP (NetApp) Data OnTap 6.3, 6.4, Solaris 2.6, 7, 8, 9, 10 (inc.Solaris Containers support) 6.5, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.1, 7.2 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 8, 9, 10 VMware Infrastructure IBM AIX 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1 VMware ESX Server versions HP-UX 11.0, 11iV1, 11iV2, 11iV3 2.5.3, 3.0.x, 3.5, 3i Mac OS X 10.4x, 10.5x = ESX client OS-certified using NetWare 6.5 RHEL 4 client (vm support depends on VMware support of Novell Storage Services (NSS) OES 2 client o/s) EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 18 Avamar Unique Value Taking control of remote office data protection The end of ineffective remote office data protection – Eliminate cost & productivity impacts Huge ROI – Cost effective deployment options magnify savings across large numbers of remote sites Avamar approach offers relief: – Reduces the size of backups Avamar meets the challenges of remote – Optimizes network bandwidth usage office backup by addressing the people, process, and technology issues that – Centrally controlled and managed make traditional remote data protection methods impractical – Consistent, reliable backup - IDC – Fast recovery EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 19 Avamar Government Customer Sampling Municipal, State & Local Government City of Coquitlam – BC National Research Canada Arizona Dept of Education Salford City Council, UK Commonwealth of Kentucky Courts Washoe County Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal, Louisiana National Government Services National Research Council – Canada California Department of Insurance Dept of Transportation – CT NY State Lottery Diputacion de Toledo, Spain NY Dept. Of Health Diputacion de Caceres, Spain NY State Office For Technology North Carolina Lottery Massachusetts Dept of Housing & Community Department of Parliamentary Services – Australia State of Minnesota Australia Post Virginia DMV State of Virginia – 5 agencies with outsourcer Los Angeles County, Internal Services Department EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 20 Commonality Assessment Tool What’s The Value? Workbench Assess Multiple Environments: assessment will establish: Remote office: push CAT to remote sites What is the ACTUAL commonality within YOUR data? NAS: Install on NAS mount point. How would the BACKUP Window shrink File Servers if you backed up 1% of current backups? VMWare What would be the financial impact of 90%- 99% commonality in your Data? CAT doesn’t risk data security or integrity. Resources + Process Benefits: 1. EMC install 4-6 instances within 1-2 Actual Deduplication ratios of your data hours Ability to asses and quantify the value of 2. Tool runs for 3 backup cycles dedup to your organization. 3. Email CSV file to EMC for results analyses 4. Review results with EMC EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 21 Results File – Customer Specific Dedup value Blue First backup. Shows intrinsic commonality within the data set itself. Yellow Daily backups. Shows commonality with the day before. EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 22 Call to Action! Arrange a free assessment of your data today. Contact CDW Public Sector Manager, Behnoosh Taherzadeh @ 647-288-6005 , e-mail Behnoosh.Taherzadeh@cdw.ca EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 23 EMC Confidential – Internal Use Only 24