HCL - QNAP Systems, Inc. - TS-2888x

KB ID:
2964
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-06-17

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TS-2888x
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: TS-2888x
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 8 – 1TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID 6, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 4.4.0.0820
Connection protocol and speed: SMB 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TS-2888x with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

The TS-2888X AI-Ready NAS is designed to optimize AI workflows, and is also positioned as a Complete Backup Solution. Up to 18 cores with 36 threads and up to 4.5 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, combined with up to 512 GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM 2666 MHz memory to deliver rapid workload loading and processing. The TS-2888X utilizes a hybrid architecture with high-capacity HDDs and high-performance SSDs to meet your simultaneous needs for scale and performance. Flexible snapshot protection assure your data while also allowing efficient disaster recovery.

 

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: 9.5.4.2615

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

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

Vendor recommended configuration:

Hardware Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)

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