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HCL - Nutanix Objects 3.0

KB ID: 4019
Published: 2020-10-05
Last Modified: 2021-03-05

Product Information:

Company name: Nutanix, Inc.
Product Family: Nutanix Objects
Status: Veeam Ready – Object & Veeam Ready – Object with Immutability
Classification Description: Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier and object storage immutability features.
Qualification Note
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.

Product Details:

Model number: Objects 3.0
Storage Category: S3 compatible object storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 2 - 400 GB SSDs and 4 – 1TB HDDs per node
Storage configuration: 4-node cluster (each node is 10-core dual CPU, 256GB memory), RF2 (replication factor) used for storage configuration.
Firmware version: 3.0
Connection protocol and speed: 2- 10GbE per node
Additional support: All models and configurations of Nutanix Objects for S3 compatible storage with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

Nutanix Objects is a software solution that can be deployed on all Nutanix validated hardware. This includes but is not limited to Nutanix NX, HPE DX, Dell XC, Lenovo HX and all other models supported by Nutanix Acropolis Operating System (AOS).

General product family overview:
Nutanix Objects provides a scalable, reliable, cost effective, and performant way to backup, restore, or access large volumes of data. With security at the center point of its design, Objects ensures mitigation against ransomware threats with end-to-end encryption (HTTPS, Data at Rest encryption, Native Key Management), Write Once Read Many (WORM) capabilities, and a scalable notification engine for insightful analytics. All this is delivered via the famed 1-click simplicity of Nutanix Prism interface.

Veeam testing configuration:

Veeam Build Number:

Vendor recommended configuration:

Vendor Settings:

  • Additional Storage Settings - Data reduction technologies such as Compression and Erasure Coding can be enabled.
  • Vendor recommended per node configuration
    • CPU – 10 Core dual socket system or above.
    • Memory – 128 GB per node or above
    • SSDs – Minimum two SSDs per node are required
    • HDDs – Minimum 4 HDDs per node are required
    • Minimum 3-Nodes per cluster are required
    • 2 x 10GbE ports per node are required
  • Array deduplication used in testing – no
  • Array compression used in testing – yes
  • Versioning on Nutanix Objects - enabled
  • Object Lock used - yes
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KB ID: 4019
Published: 2020-10-05
Last Modified: 2021-03-05

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