Company name: Quest Software, Inc.
Product Family: QoreStor 6.0
Status: Veeam Ready – Archive
Classification Description: Verified disk archive storage that can be used as a Backup Copy target. Synthetic full backups, granular restores, and vPower features may not provide sufficient performance or be supported.
Model number: DELL OEM R540
Storage Category: Software Defined Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 12 – 8TB NL-SAS HDD, 2 – 960GB SATA SSD
Storage configuration: RAID6 for HDD (data), RAID1 for SSD (metadata)
Firmware version: V6.0.0 Build 668
Connection protocol and speed: SMB, 2-10GbE bonded LACP
Additional support: All models and configurations of QoreStor 6.0 on hardware platforms with specifications equivalent or greater than the above
Software-defined secondary storage platform for backup. ... Your storage will shrink with QoreStor deduplication. Accelerate backups, variable block deduplication, and direct to storage backup by using QoreStor with Veeam Software.
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: 22.214.171.12453
|Storage Optimization:||Local Target (large blocks)|
|Repository Type:||CIFS (SMB) Share|
|Align backup file blocks:||Enabled|
|Decompress before storing:||Enabled|
|Per-VM Backup Files:||Enabled|
Vendor recommended configuration:
- Array deduplication used in testing – Yes
- Array compression used in testing – Yes
- Jumbo frames used in testing – Yes, 9000 MTU
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