HCL - Kaminario K2

KB ID: 2168
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2018-12-21

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: Kaminario
Product Family: K-Block
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: K2 All-Flash Storage Array (2 K-Blocks, each with 1 disk shelf)
Drive quantity, size, type: 48 – 960GB SSD
Firmware version: 5.8.0.64
Connection protocol and speed: iSCSI
Additional support: Any K-Block, SSD-based array meeting or exceeding the hardware and software configuration outlined.

General product family overview:

Kaminario K2 — a very innovative all-flash storage solution. It is unique in its capability to deliver predictability in the face of business uncertainty — predictable pricing, predictable scalability, predictable performance, predictable simplicity. Predictability is extremely critical in today’s dynamic, on-demand world.

 

Veeam testing configuration:

Note: The following settings were used by the vendor to meet Veeam Ready testing requirements and should not be considered best practices. Additional changes or settings may be needed to meet the storage efficiency or performance needs for each environment. For each setting, reference links are provided for further clarification.
 

Veeam Build Number: 9.0.0.1715

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Disabled
Compression: Dedupe-Friendly
Storage Optimization: WAN Target
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Windows
Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled

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