Model number: 7000X
Storage Category: All Flash Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 21 (mixed sizes) - NVMe SSD (Total Capacity - 1.7TB)
Storage configuration: RAID5
Firmware version: 18.104.22.168.3.092
Connection protocol and speed: iSCSI, 25 GbE
Additional support: All models and configurations of Dell PowerStore X with specifications equivalent or greater than the above
General product family overview:
The ground-breaking Dell PowerStore achieves new levels of operational simplicity and agility, utilizing a container-based architecture, advanced storage technologies, and intelligent automation to unlock the power of your data. Based on a scale-out architecture and hardware-accelerated advanced data reduction, PowerStore is designed to deliver enhanced resource utilization and performance that keeps pace with application and system growth. Utilizing the proven capabilities of VMware ESXi, PowerStore X models with AppsON provide the unique ability to host data-intensive and storage applications directly on the PowerStore system with a storage-based virtualization environment, with the flexibility of seamless movement of applications between the storage system and external VMware servers.
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: 10.0.0.4461
Vendor recommended configuration:
- array deduplication used in testing
- array compression used in testing