HCL - DataON DCS

KB ID:
3019
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
9.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2019-10-18

Challenge

VeeamReadyRepo

Product Information:

Company name: DataON
Product Family: Datacenter Storage (DCS)
Status: Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Verified backup storage that supports all Veeam backup and restore features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: DCS-5212
Storage Category: Raid Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 12 – 12TB SAS HDD
Storage configuration: RAID 50 across two spans of (6) HDDs
Firmware version: Broadcom RAID controller: 9380_8i8e; FW: 24.22.0-0061
Connection protocol and speed: CIFS – 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of DCS Server with specifications equivalent or greater than the above, including the DCS-668, DCS-5230, DCS-5468, and DCS-56110 models.

General product family overview:
The DataON Datacenter Storage (DCS) backup platform provides deployment versatility and scalability with the flexibility to support software-defined storage and RAID-based storage profiles. Tailored to withstand storage capacity demands in a hyper-scale data center, the DCS family provides exceptionally high storage density while leveraging high-efficiency power to maximize performance-per-watt savings to reduce TCO.

 

 

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: Shared Folder (CIFS)
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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