#1 Global Leader in Data Protection & Ransomware Recovery

StarWind Virtual SAN

Veeam Ready - Repository
Alliance Partner:

StarWind

Alliance Product:

Virtual SAN

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:

247

Veeam Product(s):
  • Veeam Backup & Replication 11
Features and Attributes:
  • Backup Target - Disk ISCSI
Publication date:

2020-12-07

Last modified date:

2021-05-11

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: StarWind Virtual SAN V8
Storage Category: Software Defined Storage
Drive quantity, size, type: 1 – 2.0TB NVMe Flash Adapter per node
Storage configuration: active-active synchronous two-way mirroring between storage nodes
Firmware version: v8 build 14033
Connection protocol and speed: 100 GbE iSCSI
Additional support: All models and configurations of StarWind VSAN with specifications equivalent or greater than the above

General product family overview:
StarWind Virtual SAN eliminates any need for physical shared storage by simply "mirroring" internal hard disks and flash between hypervisor or storage servers.

 

 

Veeam testing configuration

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: 11.0.0.837

Job Settings:

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

 

Repository Settings:

Repository Type: Windows
Align backup file blocks: Enabled (Default)
Decompress before storing: Disabled (Default)
Per-VM Backup Files: Enabled

Vendor recommended configuration

Vendor Settings:

  • No array deduplication used in testing
  • No array compression used in testing
  • Jumbo frames used in testing (MTU=9000)

Couldn't find what you were looking for?

Below you can submit an idea for an article.
Report a typo on this page:

Please select a spelling error or a typo on this page with your mouse and press CTRL + Enter to report this mistake to us. Thank you!
Alliance Partner content request
By submitting, you are agreeing to have your personal information managed in accordance with the terms of Veeam's Privacy Notice.
By submitting, you are agreeing to receive information about Veeam products and events and to have your personal information managed in accordance with the terms of Veeam's Privacy Notice.
This site is protected by hCaptcha and its Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply except as noted in our Privacy Policy.
Verify your email to continue your product download
We've sent a verification code to:
  • Incorrect verification code. Please try again.
An email with a verification code was just sent to
Didn't receive the code? Click to resend in sec
Didn't receive the code? Click to resend

ty icon

Thank you!

We have received your request and our team will reach out to you shortly.

OK

error icon

Oops! Something went wrong.

Please, try again later.

Spelling error in text

This site is protected by hCaptcha and its Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply except as noted in our Privacy Policy.
Thank you!

Thank you!

Your feedback has been received and will be reviewed.

Oops! Something went wrong.

Please, try again later.

You have selected too large block!

Please try select less.