A customer has a requirement for a new solution to handle their growing storage
requirements. The solution should have the ability to cover storage needs for the next three
years. The environment consists of 100 TBs of file system data spread across five file
systems. On average, the file systems grow 1 TB a month. In addition, they have a large
VMware cluster supporting 200
VMs and a highly transactional database.
The customer wants the solution to offer good performance, scalability, manageability, and
be cost-effective. The sales team is looking to you to recommend a solution.
Which recommendation wil meet the customer's requirements?
A. VNX for DB and VMware workloads, and Isilon for file system data
B. Isilon scale-out and cluster as required
C. VNX Unified platform with FAST Cache
D. VMAX with FAST VP and a NAS Gateway Answer(s):
How much space is consumed by a 4 KB file when the file data is written to the Isilon
A. 4 KB
B. 8 KB
C. 16 KB
D. 32 KB Answer(s):
Which type of infrastructure does the Isilon scalable appliance connect to on the front-end?
D. Fibre Channel Answer(s):
A customer needs to consolidate 300 TB of home directory servers and shared file systems
used by development and test groups. A key requirement is to prevent the systems from
consuming all free capacity and impacting home directory content.
Which Isilon node configuration should be proposed?
A. X-Series with SmartQuotas