Published on March 11, 2014
Panasas PanFS 5.5 Briefing FEBRUARY, 2014 Embargoed until March 11 PANASAS PRODUCT MARKETING
INTRODUCTIONS Geoffrey Noer, Sr. Director of Product Marketing email@example.com +1 408 215 6780+1.408.215.6780 COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 2
PANASAS OVERVIEW Scale-out NAS Solutions for Enterprise and Research • ActiveStor appliances in 5th generation • Shipping Since 2004 with 19 patents issued (more pending)Shipping Since 2004, with 19 patents issued (more pending) Panasas Management • Storage-focused executive management team Highly experienced technical team• Highly experienced technical team − Dr. Garth Gibson, Founder & Chief Scientist, Author of “Berkeley RAID Paper” VC Funded S V t I t l C it l M h D id C l l G• Samsung Ventures, Intel Capital, Mohr Davidow, Carlyle Group, Centennial Industry Recognition COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 3 Faye Pairman, Panasas CEO Cloud Project of the Year Public Sector Storage Project of the Year
PANASAS GROWTH Strong Financial Position • Fueled by growing base of customers in both commercial Active Customer Count customers in both commercial and public sectors Global Presence >400 active customers• >400 active customers • >50 countries Loyal, Brand Name Customers • High repeat-buy rate Worldwide Support with Over 50 Resellers COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 4
WHAT WE DO: NEXT-GEN STORAGE COMPUTE CLIENTS Legacy Storage Panasas ActiveStor COMPUTE CLIENTS CPUs = RAID ENGINES PANASAS DIRECTFLOWPANASAS DIRECTFLOW PARALLEL + SCALABLE RAID RAID RAID RAID File server PANASAS STORAGE NETAPP HP DELLNETAPP HP DELLNETAPP, HP, DELLNETAPP, HP, DELL Traditional file system Serial data path Metadata server is in the data path Parallel file system Parallel data path Metadata server out of band COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 5 Metadata server is in the data path RAID bottlenecked by file server Block-based RAID – entire drives are reconstructed Metadata server out of band RAID performance scales with number of clients Object RAID – only damaged files are rebuilt
PANASAS® ACTIVESTOR™ Leading Performance, Fully Parallel • Bladed design allows capacity and performance to scale linearly to 8PB and 150GB/sscale linearly to 8PB and 150GB/s • No in-band filer heads or hardware RAID controllers to constrain performance Easy to Deploy Use and Manage Easy to Deploy, Use, and Manage • Tightly integrated system • Set up or grow capacity in under ten minutes • Single global namespaceSingle, global namespace High Reliability and Availability • Object RAID with vertical parity and parallel RAID reconstruction limits exposure upon drive failurereconstruction limits exposure upon drive failure • High redundancy in hardware and software ActiveStor 14 10 h l 830TB COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 6 10 shelves, 830TB
ACTIVESTOR BLADE ARCHITECTURE Storage Blade Storage Blade Director Blade Director Blade CPU cache network CPU cache data storage ActiveStor ApplianceActiveStor Appliance CPU, cache, network Orchestrates system activity Metadata services CPU, cache, data storage Enables parallel reads/writes Advanced caching algorithms SwitchSwitchFullFull Up to 83TB per 4U chassis Scalable to over 8 petabytes U t 1 6GB/ h i S tc Module S tc ModuleRackRack Up to 1.6GB/s per chassis Easy to install, easy to manage Low Total Cost of Ownership 10GbE networking InfiniBand Router 2 option COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 7 InfiniBand Router 2 option for IB connectivity 830TB & 15GB/s per 40U rack
ACTIVESTOR 14: SATA + SSD Intelligent, Unified, and Cost Effective • Large files stored on high capacity Enterprise SATA hard drives 120- 480GBhard drives • Metadata and up to 60KB files stored on SSD • Up to 8x faster small file performance and directory listings SSD 8-16GB C h CPU g • Improved file system responsiveness to end users Hybrid Storage Ideal for Mixed Workloads • Strong at Both Throughput and IOPS Cache 2-4TB HDD x2 Strong at Both Throughput and IOPS • Up to 14,000 random 4KB file read IOPS per shelf ActiveStor 14 Storage Blade COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 8
INTRODUCING PANFS 5.5 ActiveStor with PanFS 5.5 is the first scale-out NAS solution for technical computing workflows with enterprise-grade Microsoft® Windows® supportWindows® support Compatibility with mixed IT environments is important for many technical computing workflows: • Data uploaded from Windows workstation • Data analyzed/simulated on Linux compute cluster • Results inspected/visualized on Windows workstation PanFS 5.5 significantly improves ActiveStor suitability for enterprise deployments • Energy, Finance, Life Sciences, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 9
PANFS 5.5 FEATURES Enterprise Grade Microsoft® Windows® Support • Commercially licensed CIFS protocol − SMB 1.0, 2.0, 2.1 • Comprehensive Windows client support − Windows Server 2003, 2008 (including RC2) − Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 • Improved integration into heterogeneous IT environmentsImproved integration into heterogeneous IT environments − High fidelity Access Control List (ACL) support (including inheritance) − Active Directory enhancements: trusted domain support • Improved manageability − Single computer account/single domain joinSingle computer account/single domain join Performance Enhancements • Up to 2x faster Windows access • Up to 67% faster NFS v3 accessUp to 67% faster NFS v3 access New Availability and Security Features • File system availability now at more granular level (per-volume basis) − Builds on PanFS 5.0 RAID reconstruction volume priority feature COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 10 p y • Enhanced DirectFlow security: IP-Based exports control
PANFS 5.5 PRICING & AVAILABILITY Compatibility • ActiveStor 11, 12, 14 P i i Pricing • PanFS 5.5 is available free of charge for all Panasas systems under a current support & maintenance agreement Availability • PanFS 5.5 is expected to ship March 31, 2014 COMPANY CONFIDENTIAL 11
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