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					Microsoft Storage Solutions Overview

DuWayne Harrison
Senior Storage Technology Specialist
   Introduction
   R2 Overview
   Service Pack 1 Changes
   Print Servers in R2
   Storage Management Features in R2
   DFS in R2
   Windows Storage Server 2003 R2
   Microsoft System Center Data Protection
    Manager 2006 (DPM)
   Helpful Collateral
   R2 Overview
Windows Server 2003 Update
Codename “R2”
   Customer Benefits
       Predictable & Easy to Consume
           Built on Windows Server 2003 SP1
           Identical servicing, app compatibility etc.
           Security, reliability and performance enhancements
           Integration of key Feature Packs (e.g. Windows Sharepoint Services)
       Simplified Branch Server Management
       Streamlined Access Management Across Security Boundaries
       Efficient Storage Management
   Availability and Licensing
       R2 replaces original WS03 release (R2 components optional)
       No charge for servers covered by SA/EA
       Available as new server license for non-SA
       Windows Server 2003 CALs required (no R2 specific version)
       Same support lifecycle as WS03
   Service Pack 1 Changes
Windows Server 2003 SP1
Storage Enhancements
   Volume Sizes
       Basic or dynamic volume size:
           264 blocks = 273 bytes (too big to pronounce)
       Maximum NTFS file system size that can be
        realized on Windows: 256 TB
   Volume Shadow Copy Services
    Volume Revert
       Allows administrator to revert an entire volume
        back to a previous snapshot
   Access-based Enumeration
       Makes visible only those files or folders that
        the user has the rights to access
VSS - Volume Revert
    Pre-SP1     SP1 - with Volume Revert
Access-based Enumeration

   Makes visible only those files or folders
    that the user has the rights to access

   Info available at “Windows Server 2003
    Access-based Enumeration”
Access-based Enumeration

What you see without   What you see with
Access-based Enumeration

How do you enable it?
 Entire server
  (at install time)
 Share by Share
Storage Changes in SP1
   Support for large volumes
       Includes support for GUID Partition Table (GPT) Disks
        on all platforms
       (new for x86 and x64)
       Windows Server 2003 will now support LUNs> 2TB
           FC, iSCSI, RAID, SCSI, SAS
           Maximum NTFS file system size: 256 TB
     NOTE: There are may trade-offs with larger
      LUNs…be aware: chkdsk, defrag, backup and
      recovery can suffer
   Various Updates
       Miniport Updates- Support for storage tracing infrastructure
       Storport Updates- Enhanced reliability and scalability
Storage Changes in SP1-
   HBAAPI inbox
       SNIA-compatible API (hbaapi.dll) – no vendor DLLs required
       All inbox miniports updated to support this
       WMI schema exposed for native management
       FCInfo tool available for download
   Updated FC logo requirements
       SCSI compliance
       HBA API support using WMI
   SAS Logo Program
   Cluster Improvements
       Quorum corruption bugfixes in SP1
       iSCSI Support (no code change required)
       Setup bugfixes for conflicting SCSI addresses
       Unique ID (Post SP1 QFE)
   Print Servers in R2
PMC Target Scenarios
   General system management (print servers, print
       Research shows IHV tools will get used for printer-specific
        troubleshooting or helpdesk scenarios
   Support all network connected printers
   Manage Win2k and later print servers
   Scale to 100’s of servers and 1000’s printers
   Low bandwidth usage for WAN scenario
   Provide a new view and manageability on existing
       Console creates no new interfaces
   Consolidated print server management
   Push printers to machines or users through group policy
   Vendor extensions targeted post-Longhorn
PMC Printers Node - Screenshot
PMC Printers Node
   All printers across all print servers
   Rich status tab in screenshot replaced by tab
    that shows embedded web page of printer
   Status information will be delivered through the
    bi-di APIs
   Create filtered folders for notifications
   Can deploy printer connections from this view
PMC Servers Node - Screenshot
Auto-Discovery of Printers

   Simple discovery for single-subnet branch offices
   Pings the subnet and uses TCPMon.INI file to
    find 1284 ID of printer
   Automatically installs or prompts for driver
   Storage Management Features in R2
Storage Management Scope
Component                                                              Windows Tool
Asset Management                                                       • Fibre Channel (FC) Information Tool
Manage, track and maintain physical (hardware) and logical (volumes,   • Virtual Disk Service (VDS)
files, I/O etc) storage information
Capacity Management                                                    • File   Server Resource Manager
Disk and volume space information

Charge-Backs                                                                  support through File Server
                                                                       • Indirect
Provides customer billing for storage costs                            Resource Manager
Configuration Management                                               • VDS
Configures physical storage systems                                    • Storage Manager       for SANs for SAN
                                                                       • Storage tracing

Data and Media Migration                                               • File   Server Migration Toolkit
Allows data movement from different media types
Event Management                                                       • Microsoft Operations Manager        (MOM)*
Administrator notification of storage problems                         • FC Information Tool

Performance & Availability Management                                  • MOM*
Application, server, & subsystem information

Policy Management                                                           Server Resource Manager (file
                                                                       • File
Sets and enforces policies for systems and users                       screening)
Quota Management                                                       • File   Server Resource Manager
Manages storage usage

Media Management                                                       --
Provides information about removable media storage

                                                                                * Through hardware vendor pack.
Storage Manager for SANs : Functionality

   A SAN GUI provisioning application
       Leverages Virtual Disk Service (VDS) infrastructure
       Allows Windows administrators to perform basic array and LUN
       Target audience: small-scale SANs built from simplified hardware
   Storage Manager for SANs is a MMC snap-in enabling
    the following high level operations:
       Discovery of storage arrays on a Fibre Channel or iSCSI SAN,
        including storage array properties, such as firmware info
       Creation, deletion and expansion of storage array LUNs
       Specification of LUN options, such as RAID levels
       Allocation of LUNs to specific servers on the SAN
       Monitor LUNs, including status/health and allocation to servers
   Using VDS, integrates iSCSI, iSNS, MPIO, HBA API, and
    local storage management
Storage Manager for SANs : User Interface
LUN Management
Storage Manager for SANs : User Interface
Assign LUNs to server
   DFS in R2
Replication Feature Summary
                       Win 2000 Win 2003               Win2k3 R2
Replication              FRS      FRS       FRS       DFS Replication

Topology reuse           No        No        No             Yes
                                                     Yes (Cross-File on
RDC                      No        No        No
                                                     Enterprise Edition)
Bandwidth Throttling     No        No        No             Yes
Schedule granularity    1 hour    1 hour    1 hour       15 minute
                         200       200       200           ~1000
Scalability (Files)      250k     250k      250k       No Hard limit
Auto-recovery            No        No        No             Yes

Admin Delegation         No        No        No             Yes
Namespace Feature Summary
                        Win 2000 Win 2003                       Win2k3 R2
Failover                  Yes       Yes           Yes                Yes

                                  Yes (with     Yes (with     Yes (with Win2k3
Closest site referral     No
                                 Win2k3 DC)    Win2k3 DC)           DC)

Root Scalability          No        Yes           Yes                Yes
                                    Yes           Yes
                                                               Yes (Enterprise
Multiple Roots            No     (Enterprise   (Enterprise
                                   Edition)      Edition)
                                                Yes (with
Failback support          No         No                      Yes (with client QFE)
                                               client QFE)
Admin Delegation          No         No           Yes                Yes
Target Priority           No         No           Yes                Yes
DFS Management Feature
                         Win 2000 Win 2003                           Win2k3 R2
                           Yes           Yes           Yes
Namespace Command                                                     Yes (DFSUtil,
                         (DFSUtil,     (DFSUtil,     (DFSUtil,
Line Configuration                                                     DFSCmd)
                         DFSCmd)       DFSCmd)       DFSCmd)
Replication Command
                             No            No            No         Yes (DFSRCmd)
Line Configuration
Replication only                                                    Yes (DFS Mgmt
                             No            No            No
Configuration                                                          Snap-in)
                                                                   MOM and In-the-box
Replication Monitoring   Ultrasound    Ultrasound    Ultrasound
Namespace Monitoring         No          MOM           MOM               MOM

                         Distributed   Distributed   Distributed
Namespace                                                           DFS Management
                         File System   File System   File System
Configuration UI                                                        Snap-in
                           Snap-in       Snap-in       Snap-in
Enabling Technology
Remote Differential Compression (RDC)
    Only send minimal deltas when transferring data over a
    No local change tracking required
    Can use similar files for seeding
    RDC efficiency examples:
        Change title in a 3.5-MB PowerPoint file, resync takes just 16 K

     Connection Type      Save full 3.5MB ppt   Save with RDC
     56 kbps modem        10 minutes            3 seconds
     500 kbps DSL         70 seconds            <1 second
Monitoring DFS in R2
Built-in reporting
   HTML report
   Generated on demand
   Windows Storage Server 2003 R2
Windows Storage Server R2
   Customer challenges
       Storage Consolidation to reduce the number of Servers
       Direct attached Storage is inefficient for enterprise need
       SAN is complicated and not easy to deploy
   Goal
       Dedicated file and print server based on Windows Server™ 2003 R2 that is
        designed for dependability, seamless integration, and best value in
        networked storage
   Key Benefits
       Single Instance Storage
       Text based search
       Optimized file serving
   Key Enablers
       Dedicated appliance form factor
       Best Economics – CAL less server
       Ease of Use
       Integrates into existing infrastructure
What is unique about Windows Storage Server
2003 R2?

There are three key differentiating features
that are available ONLY in Windows Storage
Server 2003 R2:
File Server Performance Optimization
Single Instance Storage
Index Based Search
    Single Instance Storage
    Single Instance Storage (SIS)
        Previously available in Windows 2000 Server and
         Windows Server 2003 only with RIS
        Generally available in Windows Storage Server 2003
         R2 Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
    Single Instance Storage
        Reduces disk space consumption
        SIS enabled volume are scanned for duplicate files.
        Duplicate files are moved to SIS Common Store and
         replaced with reparse points
        Transparent to the End User
    Backup applications with support for SIS include
        Veritas Backup Exec
        CA ArcServe
        CommVault Galaxy
 Index based Search
Common customer feedback – “I not only
  want to put files on my file servers, I want to
  be able to search them as well”
   Indexing engine already part of Windows Server
   Updated in Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 to
    facilitate fast and effective index based search
    on network shares
   Leverages Search function built into XP and
   Supports Microsoft Office applications OOB
   Filters are available for many other file formats,
       Visio, Project, PDF, ZIP, AutoCAD, Macromedia Flash,
        WordPerfect. MP3, XML, RTF
   Microsoft System Center Data Protection
    Manager 2006 (DPM)
Solutions with DPM
Disk to Disk to Tape within data center


            Clients       File Servers           DPM                  Tape Library
   Rapid & Reliable Recovery
        Recover Files in Minutes
        No More Failed Recoveries
        Enable End Users Recoveries
                         Efficient & Near Continuous Protection
                                Eliminate the Backup Window
                                Shrink potential data loss down to 1 hour
                                                         Operational Simplicity
                                                              Protect Your File Servers in Minutes
                                                              Industry Standard Hardware & Software
DPM “Under The Hood”                                                                      DPM Server

Agent components:                                Synchronization
   File System Filter: runs in kernel mode         “Pull” model, synchronizations instigated by DPM
   File Agent service runs in user mode            Asynchronous replication
   Requires reboot of file server                   Two communication channels
   Each protected volume has                           Control commands - DCOM
    synchronization log                                 Data movement - DPM proprietary protocol
   Synchronization log 10% of volume size          Replication unit of operation is protected volume
   Agent overhead 3-5%                             Check points: 2 min/10 MBs
                                                    Byte level replication

Consistency Check                                DPM Engine
   Unexpected events create need to                .NET application (managed code)
    resync replica                                  Application state and configuration data
   Consistency Check does two things                stored in SQL
       Checks file by file for more recent          Protected data stores:
        modified times
                                                        Replica Area is a mounted volume that is
       If changed, all blocks associated with           made up of replica of protected volume and
        file are check summed and appropriate            the diff area
        blocks are replicated to DPM server
                                                        Transfer Area is an unmounted volume that
   All open files are check summed                      contains the spill log
    irregardless                                    Non-blocking, distributed architecture
    How DPM Works

                                                                                               Easy to use wizards
                                                                                               End user recovery
                                                                                               Backup validation
                                                                                               Restore servers and shares
                                                                                               Multiple recovery points
                                                                                               Easy, flexible scheduling

    Clients            File Servers              DPM                  Tape Library

DPM Server:                                                                Auto-discovery
   Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows Server               Scheduled discovery job
    2003 R2, Windows Storage Server 2003, Windows Storage Server 2003          Queries AD for new servers
    SP1, Windows Storage Server 2003 R2                                        Protects Windows Server 2003,
   AD, SQL, Reporting Services                                                 Windows Server 2003 SP1, Windows
   Lots of disks (2.5X)                                                        Server 2003 R2, Windows Storage
   VDS                                                                         Server 2003, Windows Storage Server
                                                                                2003 SP1, Windows Storage Server
   Installed parallel to tape                                                  2003 R2

How does it work?                                         Customer Scenarios
   Agents track and synchronize data from production        End User Recovery (via DPM
    servers to DPM                                            client)
   Snapshots created for quick recovery                     IT Admin can restore entire
                                                              servers, volumes, shares
   Helpful Collateral
   Data Protection Manager Website
   Data Protection Manager Trial Software
   Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006
    Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager
   Data Protection Manager MOM Management Pack Guide
   Course 2952: Deploying and Managing Microsoft®
    System Center Data Protection Manager
KB Articles
   How to upgrade to Microsoft System Center Data
    Protection Manager 2006
   You may receive an "Access Denied" error message
    when you use the synchronization with consistency
    check feature in Data Protection Manager and you are
    running Windows Server 2003
   How to use Microsoft System Center Data Protection
    Manager 2006 to help protect an Exchange server
   How to use Microsoft System Center Data
    Protection Manager 2006 to help protect a SQL
    Server database
   How to use System Center Data Protection Manager
    (DPM) 2006 to help protect Windows SharePoint
    Services and Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003
   Using Data Protection Manager with Commvault QiNetix
   Using Data Protection Manager and Windows Backup
   Using Data Protection Manager and Yosemite Backup
   Using Data Protection Manager with Veritas BackupExec

   DPM Planning and Deployment Guide
   Data Protection Manager 2006 FAQ
   Operations Guide: Archiving and Restoring Data
Press Releases

   Calling for Backup: Microsoft System Center Data
    Protection Manager Provides Low-Cost Data Recovery
   Microsoft Launches System Center Data Protection
    Manager as Part of Its Universal Distributed Storage
Case Studies
   New York City Department of Sanitation Municipality
    Reduces Backup Time by 96 Percent, Gives Users File
    Restore Capabilities
   Des Moines Public Schools Metropolitan School District
    Expects to Cut Data Protection Costs by 94 Percent
   San Francisco Unified School District School District
    Adopts New File Backup System, Expects to Save
Case Studies

   Global Media Company Global Media Company Expects
    95 Percent Consolidation of File Server Backups
   Improving Backup Services at Microsoft using Data
    Protection Manager
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