SAP Production

Report
XtremIO for SAP
All-Flash Array for Enterprise
Applications
Redefine: Agility, Performance, Operations
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Agenda
• Why “All Flash” Storage for SAP
• XtremIO: A New Approach for All Flash
• Putting it to Work for SAP
• Summary
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Situation Today
Companies running SAP are transforming to “real-time” business
• Operational Analytics: predicting real-time
consumer demand vs stock levels
• Big Data Warehousing: handling velocity,
variety, and volume of big data
• Planning & Optimization: enable iterative
period-end closing combining OLTP and OLAP
activities/work.
Increasing Business
Insight - Agility - Responsiveness
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IT Requirements Are Evolving
Redefine IT: Prepare for SAP 3rd Generation Applications
• Optimize 2nd generation SAP: client/ server
SAP NW Landscapes
• Migrate to 3rd generation SAP: running SAP
in Hybrid Cloud and Big Data
• Predictable Performance: support
concurrent mixed SAP workloads (OLTP/OLAP)
• Consumer grade applications: support new
development platforms for faster TTV
• Mobile SAP Access: any device-anywhere Simplifying IT anytime
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Traditional Data Services for SAP
Complex – Costly – Siloes
“Starving” Test & Dev
“Underperforming” Production
“Over Provisioned”
Reports
Dev Instance 1
Finance Copy
Analytics
Dev Instance 2
Operations Copy
Trends
Dev Instance 3
3 copies for 30 engineers,
50k + IOPS
Sales Copy
10TB for 2TB DB, 150K+ IOPS
10 + DB copies, 150K + IOPS
14+ DB copies to manage 36TB of storage to support 2TB of application data
Non-production Copies
SAP Business Suite
SAP BW/ Business Objects
Production Support
QAS/ Dev / Test Training
(ERP / SCM / CRM / HR)
(Reporting / Planning / Analysis)
Application Siloes to Manage “Hotspots”
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Time to Redefine SAP Infrastructure
XtremIO “All Flash” Array
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Performance
Consolidation
Lowest TCO
Simplicity
Breakthrough
Consistent
Low-Latency
Performance
Dev/Test
BI/Analytics
SAP Landscapes
Storage
Servers & Licensing
OPEX
No Complex Setup
No Tuning
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Product Family,
Linear Scale-Out
900K MIXED IOPS
1.5M READ IOPS
<1MS Latency
150K MIXED IOPS
250K READ IOPS
<1MS Latency
Starter
5TB
5–120 TB based on 10 & 20 TB X-Bricks
SCALE-OUT
<1MS LATENCY.
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RICH DATA SERVICES.
NO TUNING.
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Consistent High Random I/O Performance
*Any SAP database size, Any access pattern
+16k
+12k
+8k
+4k
Architected to perform consistently
No cache sizing or tuning
needed
Uniform, high performance
Content
determines
location
For both sequential AND
random IO
Inherently load balanced
* Include Classic storage based databases for SAP. Does not include HANA
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Predictable, Consistent Performance
Actual customer data, 8KB OLTP workload
1 10TB X-Brick vs. 35TB competitor’s array (4X more expensive)
Others
Latency
IOPS
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XtremIO for SAP Mixed Workloads
No Penalties – No Bottlenecks – No Problems
I/O Characteristic
SAP ECC
(OLTP)
Mixed + critical
sequential writes
(transaction logging)
✓
High IOPS
✓
SAP BW
(multiple
queries)
Read-heavy
✓
High Throughput
✓
Deep
Analytics
Read-heavy reporting
Write-heavy loading
✓
High Throughput
✓
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Random ?
Key Storage
Metric
Low
Latency
required ?
Workload
Type
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Consolidating SAP Data Footprint
Space savings of a snap with performance of a clone
Large Enterprise SAP Landscapes
•
SAP Best Practice recommendation:
–
full copy to support their integration, regression,
stress, day-in-the-life, and production-support testing
efforts
With XtremIO Snapshots
•
Test on low space-consuming copies
–
with no fear of performance impact associated with
traditional storage snaps
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XtremIO
Snapshots:
Efficiency
and Performance
XtremIO:
Snapshots
Redefined
How it works
SAP
Production
Production
Metadata
Production
Metadata
Production
Shared
Becomes
Metadata
Shared
Metadata
Unique Data Blocks
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SAP
Snapshot
Snapshot
Metadata
At Instant Snapshot created
No data or metadata copied
Uses space for only new, globally unique data blocks
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SAP Landscapes: Non-Production Copies
Improved flexibility / enable faster application deployment
SAP
Production
SAP Non-production (QAS/DEV/ TST/TRN)
Multiple DB copies
Instantaneous zero-cost snapshots
Production Database (2TB)
One X-Brick
150K IOPS
Unlimited SAP non-Production copies anytime!
Same storage class as production
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Simplifying SAP Reporting Infrastructure
Faster reports, broader analytics
IOPS
50K75K
100K 150K
Space
2TB
SAP Production
Sales Reports
Ops Analytics
Financial
Statements
Marketing Insights
Instantaneous zero-cost snapshots
Production Database (2TB)
One X-Brick
150K IOPS
Zero Cost Data Mart Copies Anytime!
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Snapshots Redefined for SAP
Business processing wait time reduced, utilization increased
Performance
Breakthrough Consistent
Low-Latency Performance
Consolidation
SAP Landscapes
Dev/Test / BI/Analytics
Lowest TCO
Storage /Servers /Licensing
Reduced OPEX
Simplicity
No Complex Setup
No Tuning
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Data Protection and Availability for SAP
“Always-on” SAP with XtremIO + VPLEX
IMPROVED AVAILABILITY
Zero downtime for planned and unplanned outages
& non-disruptive migrations forever
INCREASED ASSET UTILIZATION
Active-active data access, load balance & extend local
functionality (VMware, Oracle RAC) over distance
FLEXIBLE BUSINESS OPERATIONS
Modular scalable deployment options
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Data Protection and Availability for SAP
Integrated Backup Recovery for SAP
NetWorker
Optimized
Interfaces
DD Boost
Disaster
Recovery Site
Local
Data Center
WAN
Data Domain
System
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Reduce backup time by 90%
Recover 30x faster
10-30x less storage
95% less LAN/WAN
bandwidth
• Network-efficient DR
replication
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Data Domain
System
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March 26, 2014
“Given the strong start to XtremIO product
sales, we expect EMC to comfortably
dominate this market segment…”
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EMC’s Commitment to SAP Customers
1.
1 Choice: Hybrid Cloud for SAP
•
Enable business innovation and
services with highly responsive ITaaS
for SAP
ITaaS for SAP Business Users
ERP
CRM
Analytics
2.
2 Accelerate Time To Value Of SAP
Cloud, SAP HANA and Big Data
•
Store, Manage, Protect, Secure
varying data temperatures
3 Optimize performance and reduce
3.
cost of maintaining SAP landscapes
•
Performance, data protection
and business continuity
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EMC Hybrid Cloud for SAP
Business Suite, HANA and Big Data
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Getting Started With EMC Global
Services And EMC’s Partner Ecosystem
Strategize • Advise • Architect • Implement • Manage • Support
Redefine SAP
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Automated Hybrid
Cloud Infrastructure
Private
Public
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EMC COMMUNITY FOR SAP
Explore and collaborate
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Engage EMC’s SAP Specialists
Catalog Of Proven Solutions
Technical Webcast Archives
Interactive Blogs
Events Calendar
Everything [email protected]
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@EMCSAP
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Optional: Backup Slides
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Traditional Data Services for SAP
Complex – Costly – Siloes
Applications
Infrastructure
• Unsatisfied SAP Admins &
DBA’s
• Business has new choices
outside internal IT
• End-user frustration
• Over-provisioned and
under-performing storage
• Performance issues during
peak events
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• Cannot scale for growth
• Manually intensive
processes
• Lack automaton
• Copies and copies
• Un-met Test/Dev needs
• High cost / Low productivity
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Provisioning Storage in Seconds for SAP
Storage is no longer the bottleneck for SAP Projects
• Provision SAP storage in
a few “clicks
• Volumes: any number/
any size
• No tuning required
• Monitor with real-time
metrics and reporting
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