Influencer RetailOEM Direct & VAR/VAPIT Generalist/ProCIO (500 & Up PCs) Core Mid-Size (50 - 249 PCs) Upper Mid-Size (250 - 499 PCs) Lower Mid-Size (25- 49 PCs) Core Small Business (5- 24 PCs) Lower Small Business (1-4 PCs) (1-3 PCs) Entities 250 M Windows Home Server Target Market Windows Storage Server Standard and Enterprise 10 M 1.2 M18 K 22 M Windows Storage Server Workgroup Segments Consumer: entry level Commercial: entry level Scale-up HA & Scale-out
When NAS? Dedicated storage servers Need iSCSI access to data File serving via a SAN Gateway Pre-configured HW for HA storage No CAL environments General Purpose File Server? Reuse existing hardware Multi-use needed (i.e. DC + files) Running non file-related applications (SQL, Exchange, SharePoint) License restrictions dont fit your situation.
Stand-alone initiator & target, single path Application Server iSCSI Initiator Ethernet Switch Storage Backend Windows Storage Server 2008 iSCSI Software Target 3.2 HA & Multi-pathing:
NetApp has been nudged aside by Hewlett-Packard (HP) Co., among midrange vendors Windows Storage Server solutions built by HP and Dell were the #1 and #2 rated Midrange NAS solutions per a recent Storage Magazine survey Storage Magazine survey Storage Magazine: http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/storageMagazine/images/vol9iss1/p.30.pdf
XP/EVA/MSA/LHN Gateways Standalone Unified Systems Integrated HA Solutions Large SMB/Enterprise Small/Remote/Departmental Large SM/Small Enterprise X1400X1600 X1800X1800sb WSS2008 Standard Edition X1000 Includes HP ASM X3410 1-node X3820 2-node X3420 2-node WSS2008 Enterprise Edition X3400 Gateway X3800sb Gateway X3800 Gateway X3000 Clustering standard 17
TeraStation III WSS network attached storage solutionTeraStation III WSS network attached storage solution. Features four quick-swap SATA hard drives, heavy-duty power supply, and redundant RAID technology.
iSCSI Initiator Gigabit Ethernet Switch iSCSI Software Target iSCSI: An Internet Protocol (IP) based storage networking standard for linking data storage facilities. iSCSI Targets are instances of hard disk storage that connect over IP or Ethernet networks. Targets listen to initiator commands and perform the required I/O.
Terminal Shell HyperTerminal with a serial cable for full command-line support Remote Desktop MSTSC.exe RDP with a Browser Point browser to: http://servername/desktophttp://servername/desktop Tested with: Red Hat Enterprise Linux SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 Java Runtime Environment 6 Firefox v3
Reference DesignDeployment TimeSubsequent Boot Time HP ProLiant DL380G6 1x Quad Core 24GB Smart Array P410i in Embedded Slot, 6x300GB 2-Port SAS drives RAID: RAID5 1 logical volume 55 Minutes4:43 HP ProLiant SE326M1 2x Quad Core 48GB HP P800, 20x10K 146G SFF SAS disksRAID: RAID50 (striped logic volume on top of two RAID5 vdisk, each vdisk has 10 disk spindles) 29 Minutes4:15 HP ProLiant DL380G6 2x Quad Core 48GB 2 Fusion-IO SSD Cards (PCI-e), configured for write optimization RAID: RAID 0 over two 80 GB volumes 16 Minutes2:44
Why deploy Windows Server 2008 R2 file servers? Cost effective Windows Server 2008 R2 offers a low acquisition cost file serving platform, while reducing operational and management costs. Enterprise ready platform Windows Server 2008 R2 delivers high performance and scalability for the largest of enterprise data centers, while offering optimizations for small offices and branches. Better Together Windows Server 2008 R2 enables easy collaboration across Windows and non-Windows clients, Microsoft and 3 rd Party infrastructure.
Windows & Non-Windows Clients No manual configuration needed to support access for UNIX clients Single identity mapping solution with Active Directory® to map Windows and non Windows clients Microsoft infrastructure Active Directory® Forefront® System Center® Data Protection Manager
Data Access Server Message Block (SMB) Fast and efficient remote file access Network File System (NFS) Remote file access for heterogeneous file serving DFS-N Virtualized namespaces Offline files Allow roaming/mobile users to access files BranchCache Bandwidth savings for clients accessing the WAN Data Movement DFS-R Efficient replication engine Folder Redirection Centralized data management and protection Data Management File Server Resource Manager (FSRM) Control data and monitor storage resources File Classification Infrastructure (FCI) Manage cost and risk through classification and policies
Branch Office (Local Server) Head Office BranchCache Peer to Peer Data Management Quotas File Screens Classification Win 7 BranchCache Hosted Cache Folder Redirection/ Offline Files Branch Office (Serverless) HA File Servers Virtual Namespaces (DFS-N) Publish Content (DFS-R) Centralize User Data (DFS-R) NFS
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