HCL - QNAP TS-2088xu

KB ID:
3016
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.5
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-10-07

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: QNAP Systems, Inc.
Product Family: TS-2088xu
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore 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.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: TS-2088xu
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 8 – 4TB SATA HDD
Storage configuration: RAID 6, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 4.4.1.0998
Connection protocol and speed: SMB 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of TS-2088xu with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

A NAS compute and storage solution in a box, with versatile storage interfaces which can take care of the demands of storage and capacity. The TS-2088XU Extreme Computing Platform is built with Intel® Xeon® W processor supporting multiple graphics/acceleration cards, DDR4 memory, and support for both 2.5” and 3.5” SSDs and SATA SSDs.

 

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: 9.5.4.2866

Job Settings:

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

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: CIFS (SMB) Share
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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