KB ID: 2170
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Last Modified: 2018-09-18


Product Information:

Product Family: Scality Ring
Status: Veeam Ready – Archive
Classification Description: Verified disk archive storage that can be used as a Backup Copy target. Synthetic full backups, granular restores, and vPower features may not provide sufficient performance or be supported.


Product Details:

Model number: Scality Ring
Storage Category: Scale-out File and Object Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 72 – 1TB 7200 RPM HDD, 6 – 500GB SSD
Storage configuration: ARC 9+3
Firmware version:
Connection protocol and speed: 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of Scality Ring with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview: The Scality RING is software that turns any standard x86 servers into web-scale storage. With the RING, you can store any amount of data, of any type, with incredible efficiency and 100% reliability, guaranteed—all while reducing costs by as much as 90% over legacy systems.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number:
Veeam Settings:

  • Repository Type: Shared Folder
  • Deduplication: Yes
  • Compression: Optimal
  • Storage Optimization: Local Target
  • Per-VM Backup Files: Yes
  • Decompress before storing: No
  • Align backup file blocks: No

Veeam Recommended Backup Copy Job Setting:

  • Only full backup copy jobs are recommended to archive data to Scality
    "Read the entire restore point from source backup instead of synthesizing it from increments"

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware configuration used

  • Storage Servers : 6x HPE Apollo 4530 Chassis, Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v3 @ 2.40GHz, 128GB RAM
  • Connector Server : 1x VM, 8x vCPU Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2630 v3 @ 2.40GHz, 32GB RAM

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Company Information:

Company name: Scality
Company overview: Scality, the world leader in object and cloud storage, bridges the gap between application vendors and industry standard hardware providers to meet your cost-effective storage scale, durability, cloud and performance requirements.

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