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QNAP ES1686dc

Veeam Ready - Repository
Alliance Partner:

QNAP Systems, Inc.

Alliance Product:

ES1686dc

Program Category:

Veeam Ready - Repository

Category Description:

Primary backup target solutions that have been qualified as meeting or exceeding both functional and performance tests for backup and restore operations.

Article ID:

184

Veeam Product(s):
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 3
Features and Attributes:
  • Backup Target - Disk SMB
Publication date:

2019-04-24

Last modified date:

2020-08-13

Solution

Product Details:

Model number: ES1686dc
Storage Category: RAID Storage Array
Drive quantity, size, type: 16 – 2TB SAS HDD
Storage configuration: RAID 6, no SSD caching
Firmware version: 2.1.0.0711
Connection protocol and speed: SMB 10GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of ES1686dc with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:

The ES1686dc is powered by dual Intel Xeon processors with RAM expandable to 1TB and with a server-grade hardware design that optimizes mission-critical tasks and boasts unrivaled performance for Big Data computing.

 

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: 9.5.0.1536

Job Settings:

Deduplication: Enabled (Default)
Compression: Optimal (Default)
Storage Optimization: Local Target (Default)
 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Shared Folder
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)

More information

SMB write-through is supported on this platform and was used in the Veeam Ready testing. You must enable the SMB write-through setting on the storage to avoid issues that are described in the following knowledge base entry: KB3124.

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