HCL - Dell EMC ECS

KB ID:
3163
Product:
Veeam Backup & Replication
Version:
v10.x
Published:
Last Modified:
2020-04-30

Challenge

VeeamReadyObject

Product Information:

Company name: Dell EMC
Product Family: ECS
Status: Veeam Ready – Object
Classification Description: Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier features.

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: EX3000
Storage Category: S3 compatible Object Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 30 -12TB drives per node, 6 nodes
Storage configuration: 
Protection mechanism is ECS software and is a combination of triple mirrors (on separate disks and nodes) and the Reed Solomon 12+4 erasure-coding scheme (there is a cold archiving 10+2 erasure coding scheme which can be used)
Firmware version: 3.4
Connection protocol and speed: 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ECS for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:
Dell EMC® ECS is a software-defined, cloud-scale, object storage platform that combines the cost advantages of commodity infrastructure with the reliability, availability and serviceability of traditional arrays. ECS provides comprehensive protocol support for unstructured (Object and File) workloads on a single, cloud-scale storage platform. With ECS, you can easily manage your globally distributed storage infrastructure under a single global namespace with anywhere access to content. ECS features a flexible software-defined architecture that is layered to promote limitless scalability. Each layer is completely abstracted and independently scalable with high availability and no single points of failure.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number: 10.0.0.4461

 

Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • Array deduplication used in testing – no
  • Array compression used in testing – yes

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