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Active active data center technologies the why

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesHitachi Data Systems Global Competitive and Market Intelligence


Active active data center technologies the why

Active / Active Data Center Technologies – The Why

  • Active / Active load balancing between data centers

    • Deployment similar to Web Server Farms using integrated load balancing technologies

  • Federated management of multisite IT Environment

  • Seamless application and VM mobility across sites

  • Improve BC/DR RPO/RTO for Mission Critical Workloads


Active active data center technologies emc vplex

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesEMC - VPLEX


Active active data center technologies netapp fas v series metro cluster

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesNetApp – FAS / V-Series Metro Cluster


Active active data center technologies ibm svc stretched cluster

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesIBM – SVC Stretched Cluster


Active active data center technologies deployment considerations

Active / Active Data Center Technologies Deployment Considerations

External Appliance 4-Way Cluster – Requires 64 SAN FC Ports to Implement

Embedded Storage Virtualization within the Array – Requires Enough Ports to

Handle Throughput – No Scale-out Penalty


Active active data center technologies server or rack outage

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesServer or Rack Outage

Server or Rack Outage – VMotion to local server within the local cluster- Only requires SAN connectivity. No Active / Active technology required


Active active data center technologies data center outage alternative

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesData Center Outage - Alternative

Data Center Outage – For environments requiring automated recovery over extended distance or 3DC or 4DC DR capabilities support may be limited or additional products may be required


Active active load balancing technologies load balancing alternatives

Active / Active Load Balancing TechnologiesLoad Balancing - Alternatives

  • TEST / QA / PROD

  • PROD / QA / TEST

  • TEST LPAR

  • QA LPAR

  • PROD LPAR

  • PROD LPAR

  • QA LPAR

  • TEST LPAR

VMotion Based Load Balancing –

Cost and effort required to VMotion VMs to balance underutilized servers may not provide an ROI that surpasses cost to deployment . Technologies such as x86 Blade Server based Logical Partitioning which allows execution of Production, Q & A, and Test workloads on a common physical server may provide a better was to drive utilization across servers


Active active data center technologies actual value

Active / Active Data Center TechnologiesActual Value

Active / Active Data Center “True Value” –

The environments that can truly justify an Active / Active Deployment are Mission Critical Application that cannot tolerate any loss or disruption of access. However, most customers are hesitant to run these types of workloads on a hypervisor and if they did they typically would not allow VM Administrators to modify configurations (VMotion) during processing hours


Active active data center technologies deployment cautions

Active / Active Data Center Technologies Deployment Cautions

  • Technologies may throttle performance of high-end storage arrays thus negativity impacting their performance and value

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  • Networking implementation costs must be considered and can increase cost and complexity

  • Quorum Disk may not function over extended distances

  • Costs associated with deploying Active / Active Data Center Technologies may exceed the Return on Investment if not done prudently

  • Active / Active Data Center Technologies may require customers also deploy additional technologies in support of Disaster Recovery


Active active data center technologies the why

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