Protecting Your Business with SnapMirror

Richard Barlow Senior Systems Engineer

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IT Challenges
Internal Data Center Failures

External Data Center Failures

NetApp solutions protects against internal and external data center failures

Source: Forester / Disaster Recovery Journal Global Disaster Recovery Preparedness Online Survey, Oct, 2007
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Defining Availability and Disaster Recovery
¡ High Availability (HA) refers to eliminating the business impact & downtime due to a hardware failure – RAID-DP – Active-Active controllers
¡

¡ Continuous Availability extends HA by providing protection from external events such as power, cooling and network failures, eliminating planned and unplanned downtime and data loss – NetApp MetroCluster ¡ Disaster Recovery provides site resiliency protecting against failures that affect an entire datacenter – NetApp SnapMirror

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Disaster Recovery Market
¡ IDC estimates worldwide storage replication market to be $2.7 billion, a 7.6% increase from 2007. And, to $4.2 billion in 2013, an average annual growth of 8.7%.* ¡ ¡ Growth is expected in the Linux and x86 operating environments. The speed of growth in the x86 environment is mostly due to the success of VMware and other providers of virtualization technology. ¡ ¡ The role of replication is evolving beyond disaster recovery and business continuance scenarios. Replication software is also being used whenever a replica is needed anywhere in the organization from the core to the edge.

* IDC WW Storage Replication Software 2009-2013 Forecast
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Considerations for replicated data
¡Can I replicate data across dissimilar storage, multiple storage vendors and multiple applications with a single solution?
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¡Do my DR requirements change in a virtual environment?
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¡Can I leverage my DR solution for other business purposes without increasing risk and complexity?

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SnapMirror Overview
¡SnapMirror is a thin replication solution based on Data ONTAP Snapshot™ technology
–Replicates volumes or qtrees from source to destination NetApp storage systems –Transfers only changed unique blocks in 4KB increments –Supports synchronous, semi-synchronous, and asynchronous modes –Reduces bandwidth requirements by 70% with native network compression –Works with NetApp deduplication for FAS on source –Supports dissimilar systems and disk types

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How it works - NetApp Snapshot Technology

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NetApp Snapshot Technology

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

¡ Take snapshot 1
– Copy pointers only – No data movement

A  B  C 

A B C

Snap 1

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NetApp Snapshot Technology

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

4Take snapshot 1 4Continue writing data
–Write data anywhere

A B1 B C

A B C B1

A B  C
Snap 1

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NetApp Snapshot Technology

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

4Take snapshot 1 4Continue writing data 4Take snapshot 2
–Copy pointers only –No data movement

A B B1 B1 C

A B C B1

A B  C

A B  C

2 Snap 1 Snap 1

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NetApp Snapshot Technology

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

¡ Take snapshot 1 4Continue writing data 4Take snapshot 2 4Continue writing data
–Write data anywhere

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

Snap 1 Snap 2

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NetApp Snapshot Technology

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

¡ Take snapshot 1 4Continue writing data 4Take snapshot 2 4Continue writing data 4Take snapshot 3

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1  C2

4Simplicity of model =
–Best disk utilization –Fastest performance –Unlimited snapshots

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Snapshot Comparison
NetApp Others

A B C B1 C2

Used Disk Space

A B1 C2 B C C

The NetApp approach: ¡ Absolute minimum overhead

– Guarantees disk space efficiency

¡ No data movement
– Guarantees disk performance – Enables more snapshots

4Space on disk is better 4Performance is better 4# of snapshots is better
Side-by-side comparison after two snapshots
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Extending NetApp Snapshot Simplicity

Snapshots become an elegant foundation for ¡ Restoring data ¡ Remote duplication

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Using Snapshots to Restore Data
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

Block C2 is bad

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1  C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using Snapshots to Restore Data
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

Block C2 is bad 4Let users self-restore from .snapshot directory

A B1 B C2 C .snapshot directory A B C

A B C B1 C2

A B1  C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using Snapshots to Restore Data
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

Block C2 is bad 4Let users self-restore from .snapshot directory 4Restore from snapshot with SnapRestore
–Move pointers from good snapshot to file system

SnapRestore

®

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using Snapshots to Restore Data
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

Block C2 is bad 4Let users self-restore from .snapshot directory 4Restore from snapshot with SnapRestore
®

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using Snapshots to Restore Data
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

Block C2 is bad 4Let users self-restore from .snapshot directory 4Restore from snapshot with SnapRestore
®

SnapManager

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1 C2

4Automate the restore for known applications with SnapManager
®

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using FlexClone to Restore and Test

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

A B1 B C2 C

A B C B1 C2

Block C2 is bad; you want to restore & reproduce the error

A B  C

A B1  C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using FlexClone to Restore and Test

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

A B1 B C

A B C B1

Block C2 is bad; you want to restore & reproduce the error 4Restore file system from snap 2

A B  C

A B1 C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using FlexClone to Restore and Test

Cloned File System

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

A B1 C

A B1 B C

A B C B1

Block C2 is bad; you want to restore & reproduce the error 4Restore file system from snap 2 4Clone file system from snap 2

A B C

A B1 C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Using FlexClone to Restore and Test

Cloned File System

Blocks in a File

Blocks on the Disk

A B1 C4 C

A B1 B C3 C

A B C B1 C3 C4

Block C2 is bad; you want to restore & reproduce the error 4Restore file system from snap 2 4Clone file system from snap 2 Results:
–Both file systems can make edits –Both file systems share common blocks –Enables large-scale parallel testing
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A B C

A B1 C

A B1 C2

Snap 1 Snap 2 Snap 3

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Extending NetApp SnapShot Simplicity

Snapshots become an elegant foundation for ¡ Restoring data ¡ Remote duplication

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Asynchronous Mirroring with SnapMirror
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

®

A B C A B C
Snap 1

A B C
WAN

SnapMirror

A B C
Snap 1

4Add new system 4Configure as mirror

4Copying snapshot 1

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Asynchronous Mirroring with SnapMirror
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

®

A B1 B C2 C A B C
Snap 1

A B C B1 C2

A B C
WAN

A B C
Snap 1

4Add new system 4Configure as mirror

4Copying snapshot 1 4Data copied in background 4Primary still changing 4Snap 1 identical

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Asynchronous Mirroring with SnapMirror
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

®

A B1 B C2 C A B B1 C C2
Snap 1 2

A B C B1 C2

A B C
WAN

SnapMirror

A B B1 C C2
Snap 1 2

4Add new system 4Configure as mirror 4SnapMirror again

4Copying snapshot 2 4Copy only new data

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Asynchronous Mirroring with SnapMirror
Blocks in a File Blocks on the Disk

®

A B1 B C2 C A B C
Snap 1

A B1 C2
Snap 2

A B C B1 C2

WAN

A B C B1 C2

A B1 C2
Snap 2

A B C
Snap 1

4Add new system 4Configure as mirror 4SnapMirror again

4Copying snapshot 2 4Copy only new data 4Snapshot 1 data safe during copy
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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival

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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault
®

A B C B1 C2

WAN

A A B1 B C2 C
®

Selected Snapshots

4SnapVault : an asynchronous SnapMirror for archival 4Vaulted snapshots:
–Less frequent –More snapshots, kept longer –Often on cheaper, larger systems
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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault
®

A B C B1 C2

WAN

A A B1 B C2 C
®

Selected Snapshots

4SnapVault : an asynchronous SnapMirror for archival 4Vaulted snapshots:
–Less frequent –More snapshots, kept longer –Often on cheaper, larger systems
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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault
®

A B C B1 C2

WAN

A A B1 B C2 C
®

Selected Snapshots

4SnapVault : an asynchronous SnapMirror for archival 4Vaulted snapshots:
–Less frequent –More snapshots, kept longer –Often on cheaper, larger systems
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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault
®

A B C B1 C2

LAN

A A Selected B1 Snapshots B C2 C
®

4SnapVault : an asynchronous SnapMirror for archival 4Vaulted snapshots:
–Less frequent –More snapshots, kept longer –Often on cheaper, larger systems
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Asynchronous Mirroring for Archival
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault
®

A B C B1 C2

SnapVault
WAN

A A B1 B C2 C
®

4SnapVault : an asynchronous SnapMirror for archival 4One archive target can support multiple sites

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Archival Storage with Compliance
Blocks on the Disk Archive

All Snapshots

A A A A B111A A B B1A A A B B1 A A C222 B1111 C C2 B B C C2 B B11 C222 B C C2 C C2 C2 SnapVault

A B C B1 C2

WAN

4LockVault™: allows vaulted SnapLock™ volumes to inherit the lock properties 4Guarantees compliance in archival storage 4No user intervention—tamperproof & totally automatic
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SnapMirror Details

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SnapMirror Delivers Flexibility to Serve a Wide Variety of Enterprise Needs
Standardized multi-purpose replication solution
Primary Data Center DR Site

NetApp V-Series 3rd party storage NetApp V-Series

SnapMirror 3rd party NetApp® storage FC

NetApp SATA

¡Single replication solution for disaster recovery, business intelligence, data distribution, and dev/test ¡Replicate across all tiers of NetApp and non-NetApp storage (V-Series) ¡Tune your RPO to meet your business requirements, choose from sync, semi-sync or async replication ¡Supports all applications and protocols ¡Works equally well in virtual and traditional environments
¡ ¡ ¡ ¡

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SnapMirror Replication Modes for Tunable RPO

Synchronous

1 4
Semi-Synchronous

Every Write

2

3

§No data loss exposure §Replication distance < 100 km §Some performance impact

1 2
Asynchronous

Every Write

3

4 3 A
Changed blocks
1 2

§Seconds of data exposure §Extend beyond 100 km §No performance impact

1 2
Set intervals

B

§1 minute - hours of data exposure §No distance limit §No performance impact
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Flexibility: DR For Tier One Applications
Primary Data Center DR Site

SnapMirror

¡Enable a single disaster recovery solution through support of the NetApp Unified Architecture ¡Provide simple management & automated recovery ¡Leverage efficient storage utilization ¡Lower RPO with SnapMirror native compression ¡65K+ licenses deployed over 650PB protected
¡ ¡ ¡ ¡

NetApp® FC

NetApp SATA

¡

“It was impressive to see that when we had problems with the fiber or other things, we never did have problems with SnapMirror. It’s been pretty bulletproof.” Monte Watembach Data Center Supervisor City of Sioux Falls

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Flexibility: DR for Virtual Environments
¡Support VMware®, Microsoft® Hyper-V™, and Citrix XenServer ¡Integrated with VMware Site Recovery Manager for rapid and automated failover ¡Provide secure multi-tenancy across virtual storage ® software takes care of automating “NetApp partitions replication and recovery processes, and ¡ VMware SRM automates the failover. Should ¡ we ever experience a site disaster, in a matter ¡
¡

Primary Data Center

DR Site

VM 1

VM 2

VM 3

VM VM 1 1

VM VM 2 2

VM 3

Site Failure

Storage Partition

D at a D at a D at Virtuala

SnapMirror

Virtual Storage Partition

D at a D at a D at a

of minutes we can be up and running at the DR facility. And it costs us about 50% less than before.” Dale Martinson Manager of Systems and Security DCI

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Flexibility: Nondisruptive DR Testing
¡ ¡ Primary Data Center ¡

DR Site
DR Testing

FlexClone

¡Conduct DR testing any time without interrupting business operations ¡Create instantaneous, spaceefficient, writeable replicas to perform DR testing with FlexClone ¡Easy to highlight needed changes, fix problems and retest
¡ ¡

¡
SnapMirror

"We can schedule a DR test without interrupting production - or IT administrators' regular activities. This capability gives us added security and confidence knowing we can recover because we perform the tests more frequently.“ Rick Stuart Manager, UNIX and Storage Systems Anadarko Petroleum Corp

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Flexibility: Application Dev & Test
¡ ¡ ¡
Primary Data Center DR Site
QA Dev/Test

FlexClone

¡Test on the most up-to-date data with instantaneous copies ¡Create as many copies as needed, whenever they are needed with virtually no additional space ¡Achieve faster time to production and faster time to revenue ¡Share costs/budgets and increase utilization by co-locating dev/test with DR site
¡ ¡ ¡

¡
SnapMirror

“They [developers] no longer have to wait for database copies or request copies from IT operations staff—they now get daily clones of the current production database as standard procedure. FlexClone is accelerating our development efforts and helping us bring new features to market faster.” Rodrigo Benzaquen Director of Infrastructure and Operations MercadoLibre

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Flexibility: Business Intelligence

Primary Data Center

DR Site

¡Achieve a competitive advantage using the latest data and generating ondemand results ¡Eliminate impact to users or applications on production site ¡ ¡Utilize instant, space-efficient clones to create an independent database for data mining and to maximize underutilized resources on the DR site

FlexClone

SnapMirror

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Data mining

¡ ¡
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Flexibility: Data Distribution
¡ ¡ Primary Data Center ¡

Remote Site 1

Remote Site 2

SnapMirror

Remote Site 3

¡Provide remote sites with latest catalogs, pricing, customer information, orders, etc ¡Enable remote sites to replicate more efficiently with lower bandwidth consumption ¡Consolidate data to primary data center for analysis and protection ¡One-to-many and many-toone flexibility ¡Leverages storage efficiencies, primary, secondary and network
¡ ¡ ¡ ¡

¡

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Efficiency: Storage
SnapMirror extends the 90% primary storage efficiency
¡ Extend the storage efficiencies on the primary storage across the network to secondary storage – Cost savings for DR with deduplication ¡ Remove redundant data blocks regardless of application or protocol ¡ Provision storage as fast as you can create virtual machines ¡ Dedupe can recoup 30% of capacity on average and up to 90% for some data sets in virtual environments ¡ Only NetApp offers deduplication for primary, secondary, and archival storage tiers
“Do I think we buy less storage on a year‑to‑year basis because of how we use NetApp thin provisioning? I certainly do. We probably buy 20% to 25% less storage per year. That saves us between $75,000 and $100,000 annually. It allows us to give an application the illusion of having more space than it does, while properly allocating the storage for it behind the scenes.” - Peter Allen Director of IT Operations, Nixon Peabody
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Efficiency: Management
SnapMirror reduces management overhead by 50%
§Independent study concludes that SnapMirror async operational cost 50% less than EMC SRDF/A* §Policy-based software that automates data replication and failover Protection Manager §Faster set-up, more reliable end-to-end data protection §Optimize your secondary storage resources §Increase storage efficiency, utilization, and flexibility §Reduce administrator burden §Standardized solution to reduce management overhead
“NetApp Snapshot, SnapMirror, and NetApp Protection Manager work seamlessly together to simplify and automate all the mundane work of managing storage.” - John Saley, IT Architect RMT
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* Mercer Consulting – “Cost and Risk Management in Disaster Recovery”, Jan 2007)
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What is SnapMirror® Network Compression?

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SnapMirror Network Compression
¡ Enables compression over network to minimize network bandwidth consumption ¡ Configurable per SnapMirror relationship ¡ Uses industry standard gzip algorithm ¡ Compression ratio depends on the data set type
– Reported in the snapmirror status -l output

¡
SnapMirror Async Read Write

Network Traffic Compressed

Network Traffic Uncompressed

Compressed data across the wire
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SnapMirror ® Network Compression Overview
¡Native feature built in to SnapMirror® ¡No new license required; free! ¡Simple option to enable or disable compression ¡Enables compression over network to lower network bandwidth consumption ¡Configurable per SnapMirror relationship ¡
Read SnapMirror Async Write

Compression

Decompression

Compressed data across the wire

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Compression and Decompression
¡On the source system: −Data blocks are handed off to compression engine for compression −Compressed blocks are transferred over the network ¡On the destination system: −Compressed blocks are received and decompressed −Decompressed data is reordered and written to the disk/volume. ¡ ¡

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Prerequisites
¡Volume SnapMirror −Generally available starting Data ONTAP 7.3.2 −Over 24K installs in first 6 weeks of GD −Exception: Data ONTAP 8.0 7-Mode −Obtain NetApp approval for earlier versions ¡Qtree SnapMirror −Requires NetApp approval ¡SnapMirror Sync and SnapMirror Semi-Sync −No support ¡All platforms are supported including V-Series and N series ¡Requires −The /etc/snapmirror.conf file −A connection name

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Configuration
When using single path
name = multi (src,dest) name:src_vol dest:dest_vol compression=enable * * * *

When using multipath
name multi (src_ip1,dest_ip1) (src_ip2,dest_ip2) name:src_vol dest:dest_vol compression=enable * * * *

Compression can be disabled by removing the compression=enable option Cannot be enabled or disabled for an active transfer àTransfer must be aborted
¡

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Configuration
¡SnapMirror compression cannot be configured by Protection Manager ¡It is possible to import the relationship with compression into Protection Manager ¡SnapManager products −SM-VI unable to recognize connection names and therefore cannot make use of compression −Other SnapManager products use SnapDrive to perform updates −They can make use of compression when configured in snapmirror.conf

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Reporting of Compression Ratio
Reported in the SnapMirror log file (/etc/log/snapmirror)
dst Sat Jun 20 17:50:18 EST apple:oraDB8 orange:oraDB8 Start dst Sun Jun 21 00:33:55 EST apple:oraDB1 orange:oraDB1 End (5288900 KB, Compression 3.5 : 1)

Reported in the long listing output of SnapMirror status command
orange> snapmirror status -l dest Snapmirror is on. Source: apple:src Destination: orange:dest Status: Transferring Progress: 24 KB Compression Ratio: 5 : 1 State: Lag: -

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Why SnapMirror Network Compression?

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Why SnapMirror Network Compression?
¡ Maintain same RPO level for increasing replication demands ¡ Improve RPO without buying more bandwidth ¡ Use the network bandwidth for other purposes ¡ Speed up the initial transfers

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Maintaining the Same RPO
Problem
Your data replication needs are growing. You need more bandwidth to maintain the same level of RPO. By using network compression, it is possible to maintain the same RPO without purchasing additional network bandwidth

Solution

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Improve your RPO Without Buying More Bandwidth
Problem
You are using all of your network bandwidth. However, you want to reduce their exposure to data loss —in other words, to improve their RPO. By using network compression, you can improve your RPO without purchasing more network bandwidth.

Solution

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Use Network Bandwidth for Other Purposes
Problem
Your replication is consuming all of your bandwidth. You want to use the network bandwidth for other purposes such as client access or applications without purchasing additional bandwidth. By using network compression, it is possible to reduce the bandwidth consumed by SnapMirror without sacrificing RPO, thereby freeing up network bandwidth for other purposes.

Solution

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Speed up Initial Transfers
Problem
Initial SnapMirror transfers could be large and therefore could take a long time to complete under bandwidth constraints.

Solution

By using network compression, it is possible to speed up the initial SnapMirror transfers.

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Performance

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Compression Ratios
¡ Compression ratio depends on the data set ¡ Range varies quite a lot ¡ Following table shows achieved ratios in our lab ¡ Customers have seen as high as 13:1 for their data sets
Exchange Home DB OracleDir DB 1.5:1 2.7:1 3.5:1 Compression Ratio 34% 62% 71% Percent Bandwidth Savings

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Sample Compression Ratios from Customers
DataSQL LUNS Small CIFS text MS Set files Compression Ratio 12:1 13:1 6:1

¡Above numbers are some samples from our customers ¡NetApp does not guarantee similar compression ratios

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CPU Overhead Due to Compression
¡ CPU overhead due to compression can be viewed in two ways ¡ Constant transfer time
– CPU overhead is due to compression alone – Overhead is not typically significant

¡ Reduced transfer time
– CPU overhead is due to compression AND additional SnapMirror work to complete transfer in shorter time – Overhead can be very high

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CPU Overhead for a Given Compression Ratio
¡ For a given compression ratio, CPU overhead increase can be approximated to be linearly proportional to the increase in compression throughput (or bandwidth)

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Platform Compression Throughput Limits
¡ Approximate maximum compression throughput is 60Mb/sec per processing core. The CPU core is 100% utilized at this throughput. ¡ At the limits specified in the table, all CPUs are utilized by compression
FAS6080 Storage Platform FAS3160, FAS3070, FAS2040, FAS3050, FAS2020, FAS2050,

FAS3170, FAS3040, and FAS3140, FAS3020 FAS6030, and and FAS6070 FAS6040

500Mb/sec 240Mb/sec 120Mb/sec 60Mb/sec Maximum Compression Throughput

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When (not) to Use Network Compression?

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When (not) to Use Network Compression?
¡ Ideal for low-bandwidth links. This also results in lower CPU overhead ¡ Do not use network compression when throughput without compression (bandwidth) exceeds or comes close to the compression throughput limits of the platform ¡ Do not enable compression when there are already CPU bottlenecks in the system

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WAN Optimization Devices

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WAN Optimization Devices
¡ If your goal is:
– Only SnapMirror data reduction, try compression feature – Enterprise wide data reduction, WAN optimization device is probably a better fit

¡ If there is packet loss on the link:
– WAN optimization device could help

¡ In general, it is not a good idea to combine SnapMirror network compression and WAN optimization device

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SnapMirror Network Compression
¡ Benefits
– Improve your RPO without additional costs
¡ Data transfers are accelerated so you can replicate more often

– Lower network costs
¡ Enable companies to lease small, less expensive network as appropriate ¡ Ideal solution for companies with remote offices with small network links, but require robust data protection
¡

– Do more with what you have
¡ Frees up network bandwidth for other business use

– Included with SnapMirror
¡ No additional hardware costs; no additional license costs; no devices to manage
¡

¡ Generally available in Data ONTAP 7.3.2 for Volume SnapMirror

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Proven: Top Player in Replication Market
¡ SnapMirror protects 17,000 customers and 650PB of data worldwide

50% 40% 30% 20% 10%

¡ NetApp leads in storage replication SW market share

NetApp 31.0% EMC 30.6%


0%
20 04 20 03 20 05 20 06 20 07 20 08 YT D '0 9

IBM 8.5% HDS 6.6% HP 3.7%

¡ NetApp is #1 or #2 is all key replication categories
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Sync replication Async replication Cloud replication Multi Data Center replication

Source: IDC, Sept 2009

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Proven: Integrated and Tested with Industry Leading Partners

Virtualization

Messaging & Collaboration Databa Messaging & Collaboration

ses

Database & Business Applications
And Many More…

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Simplified and Automated Data Management with SnapManager
Primary Data Center DR Site

Application consistent Replication
§SnapManager coordinates application consistent snapshots

Exchange, SQL Server MSCS SnapManager SnapDrive™ Failover Server

§SnapMirror replicates snapshot copies §

Fast & Flexible
§Using with Microsoft Cluster Server ensures fast application recovery
FAS System

Boot LUN

FAS System

Database

Logs

SnapMirror®

§Enables mirroring of database and logs at different frequencies §Lowers network bandwidth utilization

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Putting It All Together – SnapManager for Exchange

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Challenges of Managing Microsoft Exchange Server Data
¡ Expanding backup window ¡ Need for rapid & granular recovery of data ¡ Increasing SLA commitments along with accelerating data growth ¡ Complexity of managing storage infrastructure ¡ IT resource growth does not match data growth

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The NetApp Data Manageability Approach

Focus:
¡ To deliver the highest efficiency, productivity and flexibility to IT operations

Approach:
¡ Deliver best in class data and storage management

¡ Integrate with partner solutions

¡ Actively support key standards

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Integrated Data Management
Traditional Approach
App Admin
Application Based Management

NetApp Approach

Server Admin

Integration & Automation

Server Based Management

Storage Admin Centralized Management Storage Services
Virtualization, Snapshots, Integrated Data Management Clones, Remote (IDM) Mirror, etc. Storage Management

Datasets & Policies

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Product Microsoft – Value SnapManager for Overview Exchange Proposition

Centralized Management:
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Provides wizard-based GUI integrated with MMC V3.0 Manage multiple SnapManager® for Exchange Server instances from one console Wizard-based UI for migrating Exchange data from DAS and thirdparty SANs to NetApp® storage system

Data Migration:
 

Leverages NetApp Snapshot™ technology for superior performance and efficient disk space utilization Backup and restore from/to Exchange 2010 Active/Replica in the Database Availability Group (DAG)

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SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
Integration with Microsoft® technologies:

Volume Shadow Copy Services (VSS) with Windows® Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Management Console V3.0 Microsoft Cluster Server Local Continuous Replication (LCR), Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) and Standby Continuous Replication (SCR)



Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) Database Availability Group of Exchange 2010
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Product Microsoft – Value SnapManager for Overview Exchange Proposition

Integrated with NetApp® SnapMirror® (Sync and Async) and SnapVault® for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity & archiving backups Automates complex, manual effort:

     

Single button push failover and failback Large scale Exchange deployment Online backup Point and click granular restore Rapid recovery from disasters (minutes versus hours/days) Concurrent verification of multiple backups

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SnapManager for Microsoft Exchange
Platform Support:
¡Windows® Server 2003 or 2008 including R2 Standard and Enterprise Editions ¡Clustered and Non-Clustered Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 SP1 (SCC, LCR, CCR and SCR) environments ¡Database Availability Group of Exchange 2010 ¡32bit and 64bit OS and Application versions ¡Max config of 50 Storage Group/Database per server in Exchange Server 2007 ¡Max config of 100 Database per server in Exchange Server 2010
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SnapManager for Exchange: Data Backup
Primary Data Center

¡SnapManager backs up in seconds ¡Snapshot copies verified for integrity and stored

Exchange Server with SnapManager® for Exchange Server

¡Fastest and most storage efficient backups ¡No performance degradation from online backups ¡More frequent backups due to speed and efficiency ¡Instantaneous access to backup data ¡

NetApp® Storage System

Snapshot

Time to backup: seconds
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SnapManager for Exchange: Data Recovery
Primary Data Center

¡Near instantaneous restores from Snapshot ¡Dramatically shortened recovery with automated log replays App/DB Server ¡Automated recovery tasks ¡Extremely fast and accurate data restore and recovery ¡Reduce downtime from outages ¡Automation saves administrative time ¡
Snapshot Roll transaction logs

NetApp Storage System

Time to restore: minutes
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SnapManager for Exchange
Automated, error-free single push-button failover and failback Frequent Recovery Points (up to 10 minutes) Concurrent backup verification (up to 4) Policy-based D2D backup with NetApp Protection Manager and NetApp SnapVault ¡ Integration with NetApp SnapVault ¡ ¡ ¡ ¡

– Automated SnapVault to destination – Verification on SnapVault destination

¡ Integration with NetApp Protection Manager
– Includes Datasets and policies

¡ Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 (Hyper-V) ¡ VMWare Guest OS Support
– Microsoft software iSCSI initiator – FC HBA

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NetApp solution: Use NetApp Single Mailbox Recovery with SnapManager for Exchange
Primary Data Center

¡ NetApp SnapManager backs up Exchange in seconds with snapshots

Single Mailbox Recovery Software

¡ NetApp Single Mailbox Recovery (SMBR) restores individual mailboxes from snapshots in minutes

¡ SMBR also restores individual emails from tape backups

Restore mail box

Time to restore: minutes
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Example Deployment with SME
Site A Client Access Servers Site B Client Access Servers

DAG

Mailbox Servers

SnapManager Exchange+SMBR

SnapManager Exchange+SMBR

FASxxxx FC or SATA Shelves

FASxxxx FC/SATA Shelves

Active DB

Replica DB

Replica DB 6 weeks Snapshots

2 weeks Snapshots
Short Term Backups
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Long Term Backups
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Enterprise-Class Deployments
France Telecom 1,200,000 users PetroChina 200,000 users US Navy/Marine Corps 100,000 users Large US Defense Contractor 133,000 users Telstra 64,000 users Finance Police- Italy 60,000 users Siemens AG 200,000 users Toronto Dominion Bank 55,000 users Southwest Airlines 33,000 users US State Department 30,000 users IKON Office Solutions 30,000 users Barry University 28,000 users

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Proven: Collaboration with Our Customers to Deliver Measurable Value

Reduced disaster recovery (DR) test process by 80% Shorten time from a new idea to new revenue stream by at least 99%

 

Enable within-minutes, automated disaster recovery at half the cost


  

Achieved 100% uptime 99% improvement in RPO

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Thank you

© Copyright 2009 NetApp, Inc. All rights reserved. No portions of this document may be reproduced without prior written consent of NetApp, Inc. Specifications are subject to change without notice. NetApp, the NetApp logo, Go further, faster, FlexClone, SnapManager, SnapMirror, SnapRestore, and Snapshot are trademarks or registered trademarks of NetApp, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. Microsoft and SQL Server are registered trademarks and Hyper-V is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other brands or products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders and should be treated as such.
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