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HCL - DataCore SANSymphony 10.0

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

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

*This Veeam Ready test was performed with an SSD/Flash configuration. As such, this classification only applies to similar configurations in which the same amount or more SSD drives. The use of non-SSD drives may negatively impact performance.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: SANSymphony
Drive quantity, size, type: 4 - 450GB, SSD
Firmware version: 10.0
Connection protocol and speed: iSCSI - 10GbE

General product family overview:

SANsymphony 
https://www.datacore.com/products/datacore-sansymphony
DataCore™ Hyper-converged Virtual SAN 
https://www.datacore.com/products/datacore-hyper-converged-virtual-san

Both products (above) are share a common code base, implementation use case and license keys differentiate products. For this test, SANsymphony and Hyperconverged Virtual SAN were configured using a 10GB iSCSI SAN connection. However, all popular line speeds found in typical iSCSI SAN environments are available (e.g. 25, 40, 100 Gb/s). In addition, the SANsymphony family of products is also compatible with the Fibre Channel SANs as deployed in customer environments at all popular speeds (4, 8, 16, 32 Gb/s).

See the DataCore technical support site for All Qualification and Host Configuration Guides (Previous hyper link references https://datacore.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/838) to check DataCore Software's minimum pre-requisites in the General category and the Qualified hardware components in the DataCore Server category for more information. 

 
 

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: Enabled (Default)
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
KB ID:
2410
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.5
Published:
2017-12-01
Last Modified:
2020-08-13
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