HCL - Hitachi Data Ingestor

KB ID: 2322
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Last Modified: 2019-01-18



Product Information:

Company name: Hitachi Data Systems
Product Family: Hitachi Content Platform (HCP)
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: Hitachi Data Ingestor
Drive quantity, size, type: 48 - 10K SAS HDD
Firmware version: 6.1
Additional support: Migration from Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) to HDI is factored into certification results.

General product family overview:

Hitachi Data Ingestor (HDI) is a distributed object store that provides advanced storage and data management capabilities. This helps you address challenges posed by ever-growing volumes of unstructured data. HDI supports CIFS/NFS.


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: 9.5

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)

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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