EMC Avamar 6.1 Release

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EMC Avamar 6.1 Release



April

2012

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Agenda


Avamar 6.1 Overview


New features


Beta results


Positioning/Use Cases/Pricing/Licensing


Performance metrics


Sizing Guidelines


Extended Retention Overview


Feature Overview (appliance and software)


Positioning/Use Cases/Pricing/Licensing


Comparatives between ADT/AST/ATO


Beta results


Performance metrics


Sizing Guidelines

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Avamar 6.1 Release Summary


Avamar Management, Security & Supportability


Improved management including LDAP/AD group authentication*
more granular backup scheduling*, and node add/replace from
the UI*


Enhanced supportability including hardware fault detection in
Avamar GEN4 switches* and clear/concise descriptions for new
error/event codes*


Improved encryption including client
-
server encryption using FIPS
140
-
2 validated encryption*, key rotation for encryption of data
at rest


Performance & Efficiency


Avamar multi
-
stream expansion
-

for SQL, SAP, Sybase & Hyper
-
V


Data Domain


DD Boost Multi
-
stream for SQL, Oracle, Exchange,
SAP, SharePoint, Sybase & Hyper
-
V; DD Boost single stream for
DB2


Increased client
-
server connection limit to at least 30 per node (A
16 node server should support 480 (30x16) connections)


Avamar Server startup/shutdown performance improvements


Improved DT/LT Support


Privileged users have more control over their policy


Ability to specify that the last version of a file backup never be
deleted


Qualify
with IE 9 and
Mac OS X 10.7



Expanded Avamar Client Support


Updated OS Support
-

Windows Disaster Recovery 64
-
bit ISO,
CentOS

6,
Debian

6, Oracle Enterprise Linux 6 & Apple OS X 10.7


New Avamar SAP & Sybase Protection


Improved DB2, Lotus and Oracle Protection


Improved Microsoft Protection


Exchange federated backups,
Exchange incremental backups, SQL Server 2011 (Denali) support,
multiple SQL backup/recovery TCE improvements


Support for Enterprise Vault 9.x/8.x


Command Line Interface (CLI) support for Application Plug
-
ins


Virtualization


VMware

Disk
-
level granularity to backup and restore, Universal
image proxy, File level Restore from an Image
-
level Backup for
Linux, Thin
-
provisioned recovery, Universal File Level Recovery
(FLR) Proxy and Avamar management console command line
interface (CLI) support


New Hyper
-
V Protection


including image
-
level backups for
image and file level recoveries, Avamar multi
-
stream & DD Boost
support for performance


Avamar Extended Retention to Tape or VTL


Export from Data Store to physical tape, Export from DD to
physical tape, Export from Data Store to DD as VTL and Export
from DD to DD as VTL


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Avamar 6.1 Release

Management, Supportability, Encryption


Avamar Server Management


LDAP/AD group authentication


More granular backup scheduling


Node add/replace from the UI


Enhanced supportability


Hardware fault detection in Avamar GEN4 switches


Clear/concise descriptions for new error/event codes


Improved encryption


Client
-
server encryption using FIPS 140
-
2 validated
encryption


Key rotation for encryption of data at rest

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Avamar Grid Performance


Increased client
-
server connection limit from 18 to 27
per node means higher throughput and faster backups


Increased total number of concurrent connections per
Avamar grid so that a full 16
-
node grid can use all
connections for maximum backup performance


Faster Avamar Server startup


Faster Avamar Server shutdown

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Updated Data Domain

Integration


Avamar
Clients

Management

Primary Avamar Server

Primary Data

Domain
System

Replica Data

Domain
System

Replica Avamar Server

VM

NAS

DB

SharePoint

Phase 1:

Exchange, SharePoint,

SQL Server, Oracle,

VMware images

DD Boost

Avamar
Clients

NE
W

All client options are
supported (e.g., granular
level recoveries)

All
replication
topologies
are
supported

Phase 2:

DB2, Sybase,
SAP, Hyper
-
V

Multi
-
stream
support

NE
W

Avamar
Backup
Application





Client Backups, Metadata

Database, VM Image Backups

Replication

Replication

DDA

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Multi
-
Stream Performance


Faster backup throughput with Avamar multi
-
stream expansion


Added: SQL, SAP, Sybase & Hyper
-
V


Existing: Oracle, Exchange, SharePoint



New multi
-
stream support for faster backups to
Data Domain systems through DD Boost


SQL, SAP, Sybase & Hyper
-
V


Oracle, Exchange, SharePoint

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New Features for
Exchange &
SharePoint


Exchange


Exchange Server 2010 DAG Federated Backups


Exchange Incremental Backup


RSG/RDB Management


Retirement of Exchange Legacy Plug
-
in



SharePoint


Retirement of SharePoint Legacy Plug
-
in

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Exchange DAG Federated Backups

Preferred Server order list: MBX3, MBX2, MBX1

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New Features for SQL


SQL Plug
-
in Enhancements


Up to 4X faster backups and recoveries


via multi
-
stream backups to Avamar Grids or Data
Domain Systems


Support for SQL Server 2012


Including AlwaysOn Availability Group support


Enhanced SQL Backup & Recovery


Skip or promote SQL simple mode DBs during
incrementals


GUI based recoveries for SQL
FileGroups

& files


SQL ‘NORECOVERY’ & ‘STANDBY’ recovery options


Simplified SQL database naming during recoveries


CLI support for backup & recovery operations



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New Features for Oracle


Independent Log and DB backups


Complies with DBA requirements and common use models


Multiple log backups


DB backup daily, weekly


Corrupted block detection for faster recovery


Restore specific good blocks to replace corrupted blocks


Flashback Database Recovery


Fast recoveries to any point
-
in
-
time, through the Avamar GUI


DD Boost multi
-
stream support increases throughput
for faster DB backup

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New
SAP Support


Fully Featured High Performance Backup via GUI


Full, partial, incremental &


logs


“Hot” (on
-
line) and “Cold” (off
-
line)


Fully Featured Faster Recovery via CLI


Full, granular
and logs


Relocated restore (i.e
. to different location or host)


Multi
-
stream support
increases backup performance


to
Avamar
Data Store and Data Domain Systems


Active/Passive
cluster
support for the enterprise


Can restore, from any host of the cluster, without knowing which physical host was
used for backup


Support all versions of SAP (7.00, 7.10, 7.20)


Supports all current versions of Oracle supported by all current versions of SAP
BR*Tools which enables scripting


OS Support in
-
sync with SAP OS Support


Supports all current versions of
RedHat
,
SuSE
, Solaris and Windows, 32
-
bit and 64
-
bit supported by SAP


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New Sybase Support


Fully Featured High Performance Backup via GUI/CLI


Full, partial, incremental &


logs


“Hot” (on
-
line) and “Cold” (off
-
line)


Fully Featured Faster Recovery via GUI/CLI


Full, granular and logs


Relocated restore (i.e. to different location or host)


Multi
-
stream support increases backup performance


to Avamar Data Store and Data Domain systems


Active/Passive cluster support for the enterprise


Can restore from any host of the cluster without knowing which physical host was
used for backup


Support all versions of Sybase ASE (15.0.x
, 15.5.x
)


OS Support in
-
sync with Sybase OS support


Supports all current versions of
RedHat
,
SuSE
, Solaris and Windows, 32
-
bit and 64
-
bit
supported by Sybase




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Lotus & DB2 Plug
-
ins


Lotus


Recovery via CLI


Internationalization


DB2


DPF
support


Parallel servers for increased
performance


Granular
L
evel Recovery (GLR)


Faster restores


Enable specific table to be restored
instead of entire DB


Recovery via CLI


Relocated
recovery


To a different
location or
host


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New Features for VMWare


Faster recovery with file level restore from an image
backup for Linux


Disk
-
level granularity to backup and restore


Provides flexible backup and recovery options


Backup individual .
vmdk

and
config

files


Minimize backup and recovery windows by only protecting
what is necessary


Universal image proxy for easier management of mixed
environments


Protect both Linux and Windows VMs with a single proxy


Restore both Windows and Linux files with a single proxy

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New Features for VMWare


Thin
-
provisioned recovery


Thin provisioned VMs are restored thin, as opposed to thick


Universal File Level Recovery (FLR) Proxy


Restore both Windows and Linux files with a single proxy


Avamar management console command line interface
(MCCLI) support


Discover
clients


Add
new VM clients (vCenter/Proxy/VMs)


Proxy configuration


Recovery
to the same VM (in
-
place)


Recovery
to new VM (out of place
)

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New Hyper
-
V Support


Full virtual server protection


Guest level backup and recovery


Application
-
aware protection for Exchange,
SQL, SharePoint, etc.


Fine
-
grained recoveries


Hyper
-
V Image backup and restore


Disaster recovery


Complete protection of virtual hard disk (VHD)
files


Recover guests to alternate Hyper
-
V servers


Granular Level Recoveries (GLR) from image
backups in minutes


IN
-
GUEST

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Hyper
-
V Image Backup


Complete Hyper
-
V Protection


Protects OS, System State, Data Volumes & Hyper
-
V
Configuration Database


Full Image Backups of Hyper
-
V Guests offering DR
and granular protection


Supports all Hyper
-
V Guest Operating Systems


Windows Server 2008R2/2008, Windows Server
2003, Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP, SUSE Linux


Leverages Hyper
-
V VSS Writer


Quiesces

Windows OS and Applications within guest
for OS & application consistency


No requirements for in
-
guest Avamar software


Flexible Hyper
-
V Backup Options


Support for stand
-
alone Hyper
-
V Servers


Federated Hyper
-
V Cluster Shared Volume CSV)
Backup


Backup to Avamar grid or Data Domain Systems


Multi
-
stream backups to Avamar grids or Data
Domain via DD Boost

Physical

Server

Virtual Machines

APP

OS

APP

OS

APP

OS

Windows Server
Hyper
-
V

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Federated Hyper
-
V CSV Backup


Federated Hyper
-
V CSV
Backup Support


Scheduled VM backups
from the CSV Cluster


Supports live migration of
VM’s to different Hyper
-
V
CSV node


Flexible CSV Backup
Scheduling


Backup all VM’s in the CSV
cluster


Backup Individual VM’s


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Hyper
-
V Image Recovery

Physical

Server

Virtual Machines

APP

OS

APP

OS

APP

OS

Windows Server
Hyper
-
V

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Hyper
-
V
Granular Level Recoveries
(GLR
)


Avamar Hyper
-
V
Granular Level Recovery
(GLR) Proxy


Mount Hyper
-
V Image
backups quickly from
within Avamar & Data
Domain
savesets

to
recover guest level
folders and files

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New Features for Desktop/Laptop


Improved DT/LT Support


Privileged
users have more control over their
policy


Persistently override backup dataset and schedule


Option to
specify that the last version of a file backup never be
deleted


Prevents backups from expiring during extended time off/leave of
absence


Change tray icon color based on status of last backup


Support for cross Mac <
-
> Windows restores


Option to not backup on wireless


Qualify DT/LT on IE 9, Mac OS X 10.7


Add client type in Email Home stats to better track DT/LT installs


Small changes


Preference
to set default start page to search or
browse


New
property to disable
restore from alternate
computer


Limit the number of on
-
demand backups per day


Prevent user from queuing multiple restores

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Extended
Retention

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What is Avamar Extended Retention?


An Avamar 6.1 feature allowing selected Avamar backups to be automatically
exported to tape / virtual tape for long
-
term retention periods

Avamar Server

Data
Domain

Media Access Node

Management
UI

Tape
Library

or VTL

Data
Store

30
-
90 day

retention

Multi
-
year

retention

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One Media Access Node supports up to five grids

Scalability

Media Access Node


One Media Access Node supports up to eight devices

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Extended Retention


Intuitive user menus
and wizards


Avamar Administrator


Automated device
discovery and
configuration


100% recovery of
permissions, Access
Control Lists and other
attributes to ensure
security is enforced as
originally set


Supports offsite restores
for
eDiscovery

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Questions and Answers

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