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Netbackup Architecture Planner

Created: 24 Mar 2013 • Updated: 26 Mar 2013 | 11 comments
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File attached helps you to calculate enterprise netbackup architecture design.

It helps in designing infrastucture for backup such as

1. Master server configurations

2. Number of media servers and configurations

3. Number of Tape drives required

4. Tape library configurations required

5. FC and ethernet bandwidth need for backups to complete in time window, etc.

*Not applicable for SMB as the decimals are not considered.

 

-Praveen

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captain jack sparrow's picture

FC and ethernet info are not populated..... Seems there is break in formulae. Could u pls check

 Cheers !!!

CJS

 

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jason qian's picture

yes, eth&FC not data..
Whether can you add some data deduplication?

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PraveenCH's picture

I havent done for Ethernet yet as it is taking time.

Posted this to get some feedback to make it better. :)

 

Thanks for the suggestions. will update the latest versions with the changes.

 

-Praveen

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Here is the updated one with Ethernet and FC info.

Its optional to choose 10G ports to reduce the number of bundled 1G ports.

you can devide number of 1G ports by 10 and arrive at required 10G ports and recidue is number of 1G ports.

 

Hope this completes it.  smiley

 

-Praveen

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reddybass's picture

What is the advantage of virtual tape librari ?

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reddybass's picture

why u introduce storage lifecycle policy in netbackup what are the advantages of slp?

 

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PraveenCH's picture

SLP is a storage configuration method to easy managing of storage copies after sizing and deploying your backup systems.
Storage lifecycle policy makes life easy managing multiple copies for backups, snapshots, duplication and replication including Auto Image Replication.

VTL is an option for disk based backups where disks are considered as virtual tapes and virtual drives which improves the read writes and reduces latency and tape drive overheads.

-Praveen

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reddybass's picture

how to configer vtl in netbackup ?

is any one configer it ?

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Claudio Veronezi's picture

Hi there, VTL simulate e Tape Library, there is no difference,

I had configured a DataDomain w/ VTL, 

Remember that your data will be sent to DISK, so try reading about Open Storage (OST)

 

best regards

Claudio Veronezi Mendes
IT Manager at Lb2 Consultoria
Londrina - Pr - Brazil
 

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ontherocks's picture

yes Good Job

OTR

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