HCL - Pure Storage ObjectEngine VM Edition

Veeam Backup & Replication
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Product Information:

Company name: Pure Storage
Product Family: ObjectEngine
Status: Veeam Ready – Object
Classification Description: Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier features.


Product Details:

Model number: ObjectEngine //A
Storage Category: Appliance
Drive quantity, size, type: ObjectEngine //A270 includes the minimum of 4 nodes.  Nodes can be added to the cluster, in increments of 2, to provide additional throughput.  ObjectEngine reduces the data inline (via deduplication and compression) as it’s being written to the permanent storage media.  FlashBlade provides the underlying object storage and can be configured with a minimum of 7 and up to 15 blades per chassis, and each blade can be 17TB or 52TB of flash storage.  Up to 5 FlashBlade chassis can be connected together.
Storage configuration: Tests were performed on 4-Node Pure Storage ObjectEngine //A270, with 15 blade (17TB per blade) FlashBlade using erasure encoding for unstructured data storage.
Firmware version: OES 5.0.0
Connection protocol and speed: 8x 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ObjectEngine for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview: ObjectEngine’s cloud-native technology reduces storage and bandwidth costs, enabling flash plus cloud solutions across a variety of use cases, including data protection. The FlashBlade solution provides an all-flash storage for this unstructured data platform.

Veeam testing configuration:

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Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • Array deduplication used during testing
  • Aray compression used during testing
  • Default S3 connection settings

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