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1 Virtualization in Data Center The Network Perspective Michael Kagan CTO, Mellanox Technologies

2 Outline Data Center Transition Servers S as a Service Network as a Service IO as a Service Building Blocks Life Cases 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 2

3 Enterprise Datacenter Evolution Resource pool From equipment warehouse to service provider 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 3

4 Servers Consolidation News nothing more than well-forgotten history 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 4

5 Service-Oriented View Hardware-centric view Assign HW to consumer app app app App App App App Application-centric view Deliver service to consumer CPU CPU CPU CPU 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 5

6 Servers Virtualization Server Hypervisor Physical Server Highly-capable Hardware Standard multi-core CPUs, fast and large memory Hardware Abstraction Layer Server Hypervisor Management Infrastructure & tools Monitoring and provisioning Monitoring and provisioning Computing as a Service 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 6

7 IO Services Delivery the Scope Network apps Storage app Clustering Managemnt Network Storage IPC Mngmnt Server The scope 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 7

8 Interconnect Consolidation SAN IPC LAN Mng Fewer cables, ports & equipment Fat Pipe 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 8

9 Find a Difference Converged Networks Unified Network Fat P ipe Fat P ipe 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 9

10 Network Virtualization SAN IPC LAN Mng Highly-capable Hardware Network Hypervisor Physical Network Standard high-performance NICs and switches Hardware Abstraction Layer Network Hypervisor Management Infrastructure & tools Monitoring and provisioning Network as a Service 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 10

11 IO as a Service Highly-capable IO adapter High performance All IO services Standard IO interfaces Highly-capable Network High Performance Virtual Networks Highly-capable legacy bridges High Performance High Flexibility Hardware Abstraction Layer Server Hypervisor Network Hypervisor Integrated management Server MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 11

12 Mellanox Network IO Solutions Cloud Computing High-Performance Computing Enterprise Data Center Leading Connectivity Solution Provider For Servers and Storage Leading Connectivity Solution Provider For Servers and Storage 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 12

13 End-to-end Datacenter Networking Solutions Adapters 10/20/40Gb/s InfiniBand and 10GE Etiernet Switches 10/20/40Gb/s InfiniBand From 8 to 648 ports in a single chassis Bridges InfiniBand to Ethernet and Fibre Channel Software and Management App1 App2 App3 App4 AppX Consolidated Application Programming Interface Networking Storage Clustering Management TCP/IP/UDP NFS, CIFS, iscsi MPI, DAPL, RDS, Sockets SNMP, SMI-S Sockets NFS-RDMA, SRP, iser, OpenView, Tivoli, Fibre Channel, Clustered BMC, Computer Associates Networking Clustering Storage Virtualization RDMA Ethernet to Fibre Channel FCoE Gateway 12 ports of 2/4/8G FC 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 13

14 Cloud Data Center Implementation Source: Intalio 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 14

15 Cloud Architecture Integration of server and network hypervisors Source: Intalio 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 15

16 Cloud services Hypervisor disaggregation Physical Server Hypervisor aggregation Ser ver Source: Intalio Ser ver Ser ver Ser ver Virtual Server Ser ver 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 16

17 EDC Verticals & Case Studies Data Warehousing / Business Intelligence Managed Hosting/ Cloud Services Financial Services Data Tier Logic and Data Tier Logic and Data Tier 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 17

18 Major Investments To Back Up Your Effort HP blades Compute and storage InfiniBand interconnect 20Gbit DDR Oracle software Optimized for InfiniBand 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 18

19 #1 Price/Performance TPC-H over 11g Benchmark 11g over DDR Servers: 64 x ProLiant BL460c CPU: 2 x Intel Xeon X5450 Quad-Core Fabric: Mellanox DDR InfiniBand Storage: Native InfiniBand Storage 6 x HP Oracle Exadata $25.00 $20.00 $15.00 $10.00 Price / DB $ g over 1GE 11g over DDR World Record clustered TPC-H Performance and Price/Performance * Query per Hour 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 19

20 Oracle Data Warehousing Case Study Application Servers Application Servers 2x HP BL480C 2 Processors / 8 core X GHz 64GB RAM Concurrent Management 4x 72GB 15K drives Servers NIC: HP NC373i 1GB NIC Database Servers Concurrent Manager Servers 6x HP BL480C 2 Processors / 8 core X GHz 64GB RAM 4x 72GB 15K drives NIC: HP NC373i 1GB NIC Database Servers 6x HP DL580 G5 4 processors / 24 cores X GHz 256GB RAM 8x 72GB 15K drives NIC: Intel 10GBE XF SR 2 port PCIe NIC Interconnect: Mellanox 4x PCIe InfiniBand Storage Array 1GbE Network 10 GbE Network Infiniband Network 4Gb Fibre Channel Network Datacenter hardwareconfiguration Storage Array HP XP GB cache / 20GB shared memory 60 Array Groups of 4 spindles 240 spindles total 146GB 15K fibre channel disk drives 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 20

21 InfiniBand deliver 63% more TPS vs. 10GE TPS Rates for invoice load use case Activity Start Time End Time Duration Records TPS InfiniBand Interconnect 1 Invoice Load - Load File 6/17/09 7:48 6/17/09 7:54 0:06:01 9,899,635 27, Invoice Load - Auto Invoice 6/17/09 8:00 6/17/09 9:54 1:54:21 9,899,635 1, Invoice Load Total N/A N/A 2:00:22 9,899,635 1, GigE interconnect 1 Invoice Load - Load File 6/25/09 17:15 6/25/09 17:20 0:05:21 7,196,171, 22, Invoice Load - Auto Invoice 6/25/09 18:22 6/25/09 20:39 2:17:05 7,196, Invoice Load Total N/A N/A 2:22:26 7,196, Work Load Nodes 1 through h 4: Batch processing Node 5: Extra Node not used Node 6: EBS Other Activity Database size (2 TB) ASM GB TPS GE InfiniBand InfiniBand needs only 4 servers vs. 10 Servers needed by 10GE 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 21

22 Managed/Cloud Service Provider Case Study ware-based server virtualization application Without Mellanox InfiniBand With Mellanox Savings Source: Xsigo 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 22

23 Financial Services: InfiniBand Delivers Performance & ROI Metrics 82% higher updates/sec 62% lower mean latency Costs 70% lower 3X less power consumption Source: STAC 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 23

24 Summary Virtualization to save Data Center TCO These are old news, but worth to remember Network Virtualization a mean to deliver services Highly-capable interconnect & management infrastructure InfiniBand efficient network virtualization backbone Available today, higher ROI than 10GE InfiniBand deployment in data centers today Data and Logic tiers 2009 MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES Leadership in Network Solutions 24

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