HCL - Hitachi Content Platform for Cloud Scale

Veeam Backup & Replication
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Product Information:

Company name: Hitachi Vantara
Product Family: Hitachi Content Platform
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: Hitachi Content Platform for Cloud Scale
Storage Category: Software Defined Object Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 87 - 10TB SAS drives
Storage configuration: Drives packaged in (2) HCP S30 Nodes (the S3 back store), 20+6 Erasure Coding (EC)
Firmware version: V1.3
Connection protocol and speed: 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of HCP for Cloud Scale with HCP S-Nodes for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:
HCP for Cloud Scale v1.x.x, part of the Hitachi Content Platform offerings, is a software-defined object storage solution that is based on a massively parallel microservice architecture and is compatible with the Amazon S3 application programming interface (API). HCP for Cloud Scale is especially well suited to service applications requiring high bandwidth and compatibility with Amazon S3 APIs. "HCP for Cloud Scale v1.x" and "HCP v8.x" are two different products. "HCP v8.x" is currently not compatible with Veeam.

Veeam testing configuration:

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Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • Software defined configuration is highly variable. For this test, we configured a (12) front-end node cluster, each node with 32 CPU, 256GB RAM, 5TB local drives. This front-end compute cluster is used to run the HCP for Cloud Scale software, executing system services and meta data operations. Data is passed thru to the S-node S3 back store.

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