HCL - Spectra Verde Array

KB ID: 2791
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Published:
Last Modified: 2018-11-13

Challenge

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Product Information:

Product Family: Spectra Verde Array
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: RD1-ABBA0B10
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 20 – 4TB 7200RPM SAS HDD
Storage configuration: Protection Level: Single Parity*, 6Gb/s SAS
Firmware version: 4.0.3
Connection protocol and speed: 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of Spectra Verde with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:The Spectra Verde Arrays provide high-density, network-attached storage for various operating environments including Microsoft® Windows® operating system, Apple® OS X® operating system, UNIX®, and Linux®.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number: 9.5.0.1922

Job Settings:

  • Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
  • Compression: Optimal (Default)
  • Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)
Repository Settings:
  • Repository Type: Shared Folder
  • Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled
  • Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
  • Align backup file blocks: Disabled (Default)

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • Jumbo Frames should be enabled system-wide, including the vSphere network configuration and on the Verde data port setting.
  • *Single parity—Data is striped across multiple single‐parity arrays, which can tolerate one drive failure without data loss.

More Information

Company Information:

Company name: Spectra Logic
Company overview: Spectra Logic develops data storage solutions that solve the problem of short and long-term digital preservation for business and technology professionals dealing with exponential data growth. Spectra enables affordable, multi-decade data storage and access by creating new methods of managing information in all forms of storage-including archive, backup, cold storage, private and public cloud.

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