Model number: ZS5-4 General product family overview:
Storage Category: Hybrid Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 80 - 7200 RPM 8TB HDD | 4 - 200GB SSD Write Cache | 2 - 3.2TB SSD Meta Device
Storage configuration: ZFS RAID single parity, narrow stripes w/ 4 write cache SSDs in mirrored profile w/ 2 meta device SSDs in striped profile (for deduplication)
Firmware version: OS 8.8.x
Connection protocol and speed: iSCSI, or NFS | 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ZFS Storage Appliance models [ZS5-x | ZS7-x] with specifications equivalent or greater than the above
Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance is a powerful multi-protocol, multi-purpose, enterprise class storage solution that provides the flexibility for both primary and backup storage. Features such as variable compression, data deduplication, and large (1M) block sizes enables efficient, high throughput data storage for Veeam backup environments in SMB, iSCSI, NFS, and FC topologies.
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: 22.214.171.1242
Vendor recommended configuration:
- Array deduplication used in testing – yes
- Array compression used in testing – yes (LZ4)
- Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)