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1 Next Gen Data Center KwaiSeng Consulting Systems Engineer Taiwan Update Feb 08, kslai 2006 Cisco 2006 Systems, Cisco Inc. Systems, All rights Inc. reserved. All rights reserved. 1

2 Agenda Optimizing Power Consumptions in Data Center Speeding Up Data Center Service Deployment Conclusion 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 2

3 Optimizing Power Consumptions in Data Center 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 3

4 Technology Trends Multi Core CPU Proliferation of vmware => more logical servers out of 1 physical server Drives larger bandwidth 10 G Adoption Free by 2H 2009 RDMA s availability Low Latency Network Storage consolidation 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 4

5 Challenges in Today s Data Centers Power and Cooling Inefficient resource utilization Performance requirements and operational complexity Increasing demands for availability and security 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 5

6 Factors Driving Data Center Power Problems Increasing availability of inexpensive high -density servers requiring more power, cooling and structured cabling than older data centers Storage, Storage, Storage Increased awareness of terrorism, natural disasters and vulnerability of commercial power Operational savings through consolidation of data centers less real estate Explosive growth leading to inadequate capacity or infrastructure upgrades or wholesale replacement of data center equipment Infrastructure lifecycle mismatch 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 6

7 Where does the Power Go? Losses in power generate heat CRAC 50% Power Supplied in the DC Server/Storage 26% Conversion 11% Network 10% Lighting 3% Each watt consumed by IT infrastructure carries a burden factor of 1.8 to 2.5 for power consumption associated with cooling, conversion /distribution and lighting Source: APC 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 7

8 Increased Efficiency, Simpler Operations Mgmt Front-End Network Network Backu pnetwo rk Unified Fabric Storage Network Back-End Network Unified Fabric 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 8

9 Unified I/O # of Cables/Server : 7 Power Consumptions : 7 X 20 W # of Cables/Server : 7 -> 2 Power Consumptions : 2 X 20 W 140 W -> 40 W 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 9

10 Cisco Nexus 5020 Server Access Switch Delivering Unified Fabric Today 56-Port L2 Switch 40 ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet/ FCoE /DataCenterEthernet, fixed Two expansion module slots Ethernet 6 ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet/ FCoE/DataCenterEthernet Ethernet + FC 4 Ports 10 Gigabit Ethernet/ FCoE/DataCenterEthernet 4 ports 1/2/4G FC NX-OS Fiber Channel 8 ports 1/2/4G FC DC-NM and Fabric Manager 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 10

11 Implementing Unified Fabric with Cisco Nexus Family Preserves Existing LAN and SAN Investments Catalyst LAN Cisco Nexus 5000 Nexus LAN SAN A MDS SAN B Preserves Existing Dual SAN Environments Consolidated I/O Servers to Access Layer Data Center Ethernet / FCoE Links 10 GbE 10 GbE DCE Fibre Channel 10 GbE FCoE/DCE 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 11

12 Unified Fabric Extends Benefits of Rack Switching CapEx savings Cable reduction More servers per rack $10K to $20K per rack savings or more Consolidated I/O Benefits 2 SAN 4+ LAN 2 Consolidated Unconsolidated I/O Consolidated I/O 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 12

13 VM-Optimized Services Enables convergence of multiple traffic types LAN LAN SAN A SAN B Virtual Machines LAN Virtual Machines SAN Hypervisor Mgmt LAN Virtual Infrastructure Services LAN Scales VM LAN performance Increase I/O bandwidth Increase VM density VMotion Accelerates Virtual Infrastructure Services Live VM migrations via VMotion and DRS features Enable additional services 10 GbE 10 GbE DCE Fibre Channel 10 GbE FCoE/DCE 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 13

14 Summing up the Power Equation Server Unified I/O Infrastructure Virtualization Cooling Power Efficient Server Blades Application Virtualization Reduces Power Consumption Reduces Cabling Simplifies Provisioning IP Storage Network Services CRAC Reduction Air Flow Improvements Enhances 1.8/2.5 Burden 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 14

15 Speeding Up Data Center Service Deployment 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 15

16 Scenario Peak client traffic surge toward BIGBARGAIN.COM for last minute online Christmas Shopping. BIGBARGAIN.COM primary Data Center runs out of capacity to capture the surge transactions The Surge potentially contributes 10% of the BIGBARGAIN.COM s online revenue OverLoad!! BIGBARGAIN.COM 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 16

17 The Balancing Act : Just for 2 Days? Operational Business Capture the Market Worth Doing? CAPEX/OPEX? Doable? What Resource Required? Time to Market Capture the Surge Dynamic Environment 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 17

18 Demo Setup OverLoad!! Default Data Center Alternative Data Center 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 18

19 Instance Creation in the Virtualized World.. Security : Firewall Policies RPF Check RFC 1918 IP : Physical Switch Port L2/L3 Load Balancer : Transparent Routed Processing : Dual Processor 2 GB RAM SAN : VSAN Storage : 8 GB LUN LUN Masking Linux RedHat Zoning Ent Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 19

20 The overloading scenario.. OVERLOAD!! Internet 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 20

21 The Enablers.. Consolidation Virtualization Virtualization Automation Regain IT Asset Control Lower Operational Expenses Protect and Control Investments Capital Asset Utilization Improvement Power Savings Storage Virtualization and Policy Based Provisioning Simplified Provisioning Reproduceable Processes Manage Business Processes and Templates Session Number Presentation_ID Unified Network Fabric Integrated Provisioning Innovation and Integration Data Center Class Platform Integrated Services 2005 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved

22 Consolidation Trends Server Consolidation Blade servers Independent Application Servers Blade Servers Storage Consolidation Higher density arrays Numerous Legacy Arrays Consolidated Storage SAN Consolidation Increase effective port densities Numerous SAN Islands Larger Enterprise SANs Network Services Consolidation Physical appliance vs Appliance Aggregator Disparate Physical Appliance Consolidated Network Services 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 22

23 Data Center Virtualization FC Network Virtualization VLAN, VRF, MPLS, GRE Independent Path/Policies for Network Segments Network Service Virtualization Firewall, Load Balancer, SSL Independent Network Services & Policies for Application Storage Virtualization VSAN, Storage Independent Storage for Individual Application Server Virtualization CPU, IO, Server Fabric Independent Compute Resources wrt Application Services 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 23

24 Data Center Automation Service Orchestration End-to-End Service Provisioning Client Security App Delivery LAN Servers SAN Storage 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 24

25 Data Center Network Topology Storage Network Server Clusters L2/L3 Network Front End Network and Application Security Optimization Acceleration Primary Data Center Disk Tape WAFS NAS SAN Clustered Servers InfiniBand Resilient IP GE/ 10GE Security VPN Firewall IDS Anomaly Detect/Guard Application Optimization GSS SSL Content Switch File Cache Integrated Business Applications Metro Network Optical/Ethernet SAN Remote/Backup Data Center 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 25

26 Overall Solution VFDC Virtualization Layer 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 26

27 Speeding Up Data Center Service Deployment Implication to business environment BIGBARGAIN.COM is just one of the many virtual instances Solution allows better value proposition for DC Users Impact of deploy a application service in minutes Needs a well define Data Center Architecture Consolidation Virtualization Automation Implication to Operation Efficiency Reduce Complexity Components appear as resources Enhances Scalability ( Human Resource and Capacity ) 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 27

28 Conclusion 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 28

29 What have been discussed so far Going Green. Many aspects to the answer Improvement on server s Power Efficiency Unified I/O : NICs, Cabling Reduction Virtualization of Application Services : vmware Virtualization of Infrastructure Services : IP, SAN Burden factor of 1.8 ~ 2.5 Speeding Up Application Service Deployment Consolidation/Virtualization will be key Minutes level service deployment is possible Automation provides Speed/Flexibility for business Data Center involves many technologies Integrated Architecture is required Box level implementation don t provide the flexibility/speed 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 29

30 2006 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. 30

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