CloudBridge for NetApp Storage Replication Acceleration

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CloudBridge for NetApp Storage
Replication Acceleration

Gopinath
Durairaj

/ Karl Brown

Citrix
Cloud Networking
Group

Cedric
Courteix

Technical
Alliance
Manager
,
NetApp

Global Alliances



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Data Center

Data Center
(Backup)

Storage Replication


Synchronous Replication


limited by latency


Asynchronous Replication


Periodic updates


Typical
Replication Options


Nightly


finish
within the assigned window


Continuous


co
-
exist
with
critical flows


Storage

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CloudBridge

Optimization Technologies

TCP Flow

Control

Compression

Protocol

Accelerators

QoS

WAN Optimization
Engine

Improve
inefficient
protocols

Data
compression /
De
-
duplication

Overcome
loss/latency
penalties

Prioritize
critical
traffic

Network
Congestion,
Latency and Packet
Loss

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CloudBridge

Flow Control

Slow Start

Slow Ramp

Without
CloudBridge

Average

Utilization

Throughput

Time

With
CloudBridge

Average

Utilization

Throughput

Time

Link Speed

Adjusts for both latency and packet loss

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CloudBridge

Data Compression /

De
-
duplication

DC

DC

Capacity

Capacity

Sees all the traffic on the link / de
-
duplicate across
volumes

Adaptable, granular compressors

Frees up valuable
SnapMirror

CPU cycles

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CloudBridge

QoS

NetApp

SnapMirror

Bulk Transfers

WAN

Application Traffic

Without
CloudBridge

60%

20%

20%

Bulk Transfers

Application Traffic

NetApp

SnapMirror

With
Cloudbridge

Application level granularity

Deep classification, prioritization and shaping for all network traffic

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NetApp-Baseline
CloudBridge Optimization
Large XenDesktop Data > 1TB

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NetApp-Baseline
CloudBridge Optimization
Test Data

CloudBridge

Accelerates
SnapMirror

by 7
-
10x

Greater benefits under high latency or
lossy

WAN conditions

50ms WAN with 0.01% loss

7.3x

10x

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CloudBridge

optimizes
NetApp

Replication and
XenApp
/
XenDesktop
/
ShareFile

NAS

Datacenter 1

NAS

Branch

Leverage same
CloudBridge

appliance
to:


Improve user experience for
ShareFile


Accelerate replication
on
NetApp

to
meet
disaster recovery objectives


Optimize
XenApp
/
XenDesktop

and
other branch applications

NAS

Datacenter 2

NAS

2
-
5x faster file
downloads

7
-
10x faster
storage replication

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Key Takeaways


Storage replication can be challenging with WAN latency, congestion and loss


CloudBridge

helps dramatically speed up the replication using flow control,
data compression/de
-
duplication


Citrix
and
NetApp

are working together providing complete customer
solutions


Significant opportunity to upsell new solutions and to target install
base

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References

Citrix Sales Knowledge Base

Joint
Citrix and
NetApp

White
paper

http
://www.citrix.com/skb/articles/RDY9621


Deployment Guide

http
://
www.citrix.com/skb/articles/RDY9506

NetApp

Technical Report

SnapMirror

Async

Overview and Best Practices Guide

www.netapp.com/us/library/technical
-
reports/tr
-
3446.html

Here at Synergy

NetApp /
ShareFile

demo here in the NetApp booth


NetApp SnapMirror / CloudBridge demo in Citrix booth (pod 22)

Work
better
. Live better.