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Hitachi Vantara HCP for Cloud Scale

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Hitachi Vantara

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Veeam Ready - Object with Immutability

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Verified object storage solutions that has been tested with Veeam Backup & Replication Cloud Tier and object storage immutability features.

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  • Veeam Backup & Replication 11
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Product Details

Model number: HCP for Cloud Scale
Storage Category: Software Defined Object Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 396 – 10TB SAS (over two nodes)
Storage configuration: Storage drives packaged in (2) HCP S11 nodes (the S3 back store). 20+6 erasure coding (EC)
Firmware version: 2.1
Connection protocol and speed: 10 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of HCP for Cloud Scale with HCP S-Nodes with specifications equivalent or greater than the above.

General product family overview:
Hitachi Content Platform for Cloud Scale (HCP for Cloud Scale) 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 v2.x and HCP v8.x are two different products. HCP v8.x is currently not compatible with Veeam.

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  • Software-defined configuration is highly variable. For this test, Hitachi configured a (10) 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 metadata operations. Data is passed thru to the S-node S3 back store.

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