HCL - Lenovo_DS2200

KB ID: 2330
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.5
Published:
Last Modified: 2019-01-18

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

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

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: 4599HC2
Drive quantity, size, type: 12x 2TB 7.2K SAS HDD | 2x 400GB SSD
Firmware version: GT250R006
Additional support: Any hardware configuration with an equal or greater hardware configuration

General product family overview:

The ThinkSystem DS Series SAN products are most suited to Small-to-medium businesses (SMB) and to Enterprise customers, and are ideal for databases, backup & archive, media streaming and departmental high-performance computing (HPC) and OpenStack. The DS Series comes in 3 performance levels, the DS2200, DS4200, and DS6200 and is ideal for large enterprises, remote/branch office, and small/medium business. Each system features Rapid Technology which includes:

  • Rapid Deployment, which lets you set the storage array up in less than 15 minutes
  • Rapid Tier, which allows automatically moving data every 5 seconds
  • Rapid RAID Rebuild, which allows you to rebuild 2-5 times faster than standard rebuild
  • Rapid Data Placement Engine, which optimizes performance

 

 

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: 9.5.0.1038

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

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

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