HCL - Scality RING (Object Storage)

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Product Information:

Company name: Scality
Product Family: Scality RING
Status: Veeam Ready – Object & Veeam Ready – Object with Immutability
Classification Description: Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier and object storage immutability features.

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


Product Details:

Model number: Scality RING
Storage Category: S3 Compatible Object Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 30 – 6TB SAS, 1- 3TB NVMe per server
Storage configuration: ARC 8+4, COS (Class of Service) - 3
Firmware version: S3C
Connection protocol and speed: 40 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of Scality RING for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:
Scality RING is software that turns a cluster of standard x86 servers into cloud-scale storage, accessible over object (S3) or file (NFS/SMB) interfaces. With the RING, you can store virtually unlimited 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: P2


Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • Jumbo frames used in testing – yes
  • Supervisor server configuration
    • 2x Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2620 v4 @2.1GHz, 128GB RAM
  • RING Server configuration
    • 2x Intel® Xeon® CPU E5-2640 v4 @2.4GHz, 256GB RAM

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