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Site Planning Guide

OceanStor Dorado18000 V3 V300R002

This document describes the division of responsibilities between Huawei and customers during the deployment of the Dorado18000 V3 storage system and the tasks that need to be completed before the installation.
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Collecting Application Information

Collecting Application Information

In the site survey, you are advised to collect the following application information for the solution design and delivery.

Data Disaster Recovery Information

Information Category

Name

Description

Customer Site Information

Data disaster recovery information (Fill this field only if disaster recovery is involved)

Disaster recovery service type

Types of services requiring disaster recovery, such as database and stream media

_________________

Disaster recovery data amount

Presumed data amount/Periodic data increments of services requiring disaster recovery (unit: TB)

_________________

Disaster recovery link

Disaster recovery link type (FC/iSCSI) and bandwidth (unit: Mbit/s)

_________________

Disaster recovery distance

Network distance from the disaster recovery center to the production center (unit: km)

_________________

Network construction method

Self-constructed network or rented lines

_________________

RTO

Expected shortest period from service interruption to service recovery

_________________

RPO

Longest period allowing data loss

_________________

Backup software

Server backup software name + version

_________________

Other information

Whether the array needs to interconnect with third-party array and which connection method is used

-

_________________

Whether user data needs to be migrated between the existing and the new arrays

-

_________________

Virtualization Platform Information

Platform

Item

Customer Site Information

VMware virtualization platform

Corresponding physical host name

_________________

Total number of virtual machines

_________________

Whether any cluster is used (for example, VMware HA)

_________________

Virtual machine operating system (name + version + percentage). Example: Windows Server 2008 R2 + 64 bits + 30%)

_________________

Virtual machine service type (for example: Oracle data base, SQL server database, and mail server)

_________________

Whether a virtual machine cluster exists (for example, MSCS cluster)

_________________

Whether volume expansion is used

_________________

Whether raw LUN mapping is used (for example, yes + 40%)

_________________

Whether a virtual file system (type + percentage) is used. For example, yes + VMFS + 30%

_________________

Whether virtual FC is used (for example, NPIV)

_________________

Whether VM cloning is used

_________________

Whether VM backup is used

_________________

Whether storage vMotion is enabled

_________________

Whether storage DRS is enabled

_________________

Whether VAAI, namely hardware acceleration, is enabled

_________________

Whether VMware SRM is enabled

_________________

Whether multipathing software is configured on the VM and the name of the multipathing software

_________________

Whether other virtualization technologies (such as vSCSI) are used

_________________

AIX virtualization platform

Corresponding physical host name

_________________

Number of (clients) VMs

_________________

Client (VM) operating system

_________________

NPIV or vSCSI used by PowerVM

_________________

Raw disks or file systems used by the PowerVM client

_________________

Memory and CPU configuration of the PowerVM client

_________________

Whether PowerVM uses a physical machine cluster

_________________

Whether a cluster exists for PowerVM clients (VMs)

_________________

Whether multipathing software is configured on the VM and the name of the multipathing software

_________________

Hyper-V virtualization platform

Corresponding physical host name

_________________

Number of VMs

_________________

VM operating system

_________________

Virtual disk mapping mode (for example, thick mode, thin mode)

_________________

VM service type (for example: Oracle data base, SQL Server database, and mail server)

_________________

Whether a VM cluster exists (for example, MSCS cluster)

_________________

Whether multipathing software is configured on the VM and the name of the multipathing software

_________________

Oracle Database Information

If the Oracle database service is not involved, skip this topic.

Platform

Item

Customer Site Information

Windows + Oracle database (such as Windows Server 2008)

Information about the physical hosts where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the service IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the heartbeat IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Upper-layer middleware and application type of the Oracle database

_________________

Information about the storage where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether domain management is used for the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether DNS management is used for the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether DHCP is configured for the network of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether IPv6 is configured for the network of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether NTP clock synchronization is configured for the clock of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether array LUNs are used as virtual memory of the operating system

_________________

Number of deployed Oracle databases

_________________

Data amount of the Oracle database

_________________

Whether a single-instance database and a RAC database co-exist in one storage system

_________________

Version of the deployed Oracle database

_________________

Whether a database template is used to create a database

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a database template for General Purpose or Transaction Purpose is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Custom Database template is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Data Warehouse database template is selected.

_________________

Whether a cluster is used

_________________

Whether cluster shared volumes are used

_________________

Information about a cluster if any is used

_________________

Whether ASM is used

_________________

Whether the operating system's built-in file systems are used

_________________

Whether raw devices are used

_________________

Whether spanned volumes, striped volumes, or mirrored volumes are used

_________________

Number of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Redundancy of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Whether failgroup is configured manually if ASM is used

_________________

Whether a cluster file system is used

_________________

Whether the default block size of the Oracle database is modified

_________________

Whether the bigfile tablespace is used

_________________

Specifications of datafile if traditional datafile is used

_________________

Whether flashback is configured

_________________

Whether archiving is configured

_________________

Whether periodical full and incremental RMAN backup is configured

_________________

Whether disaster recovery /datagurd is configured

_________________

Linux + Oracle database (such as RHEL + Oracle/SUSE + Oracle)

Information about the physical hosts where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the service IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the heartbeat IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Upper-layer middleware and application type of the Oracle database

_________________

Information about the storage where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether IPv6 is configured for the network of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether NTP clock synchronization is configured for the clock of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Number of deployed Oracle databases

_________________

Data amount of the Oracle database

_________________

Whether a single-instance database and a RAC database co-exist in one storage system

_________________

Version of the deployed Oracle database

_________________

Whether a database template is used to create a database

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a database template for General Purpose or Transaction Purpose is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Custom Database template is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Data Warehouse database template is selected.

_________________

Whether a cluster is used

_________________

Information about a cluster if any is used

_________________

Whether ASM is used

_________________

Whether ASMLib is used

_________________

Whether third-party multipathing software is used

_________________

Whether a volume manager is used

_________________

Whether a third-party file system is used

_________________

Whether the fdisk partition tool is used

_________________

Whether the operating system's built-in file systems are used

_________________

Whether raw devices are used

_________________

Number of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Redundancy of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Whether failgroup is configured manually if ASM is used

_________________

Whether a cluster file system is used

_________________

Whether the default block size of the Oracle database is modified

_________________

Whether the bigfile tablespace is used

_________________

Specifications of datafile if traditional datafile is used

_________________

Whether flashback is configured

_________________

Whether archiving is configured

_________________

Whether periodical full and incremental RMAN backup is configured

_________________

Whether disaster recovery /datagurd is configured

_________________

AIX + Oracle database (such as AIX 6.1)

Information about the physical hosts where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the service IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the heartbeat IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Upper-layer middleware and application type of the Oracle database

_________________

Information about the storage where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether IPv6 is configured for the network of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether NTP clock synchronization is configured for the clock of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Number of deployed Oracle databases

_________________

Data amount of the Oracle database

_________________

Whether a single-instance database and a RAC database co-exist in one storage system

_________________

Version of the deployed Oracle database

_________________

Whether a database template is used to create a database

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a database template for General Purpose or Transaction Purpose is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Custom Database template is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Data Warehouse database template is selected.

_________________

Whether a cluster is used

_________________

Information about a cluster if any is used

_________________

Whether Huawei UltraPath is used

_________________

If Huawei UltraPath is used, whether the reserved attribute of all disks is set

_________________

Whether ASM is used

_________________

Block or raw devices used by the ASM disk if ASM is used

_________________

Whether a volume manager is used

_________________

Whether concurrent VGs are adopted if a volume manager is used

_________________

Whether BIG VGs are used

_________________

Whether the operating system's built-in file systems are used

_________________

Whether raw devices are used

_________________

Number of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Redundancy of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Whether failgroup is configured manually if ASM is used

_________________

Whether a cluster file system is used

_________________

Whether the default block size of the Oracle database is modified

_________________

Whether the bigfile tablespace is used

_________________

Specifications of datafile if traditional datafile is used

_________________

Whether flashback is configured

_________________

Whether archiving is configured

_________________

Whether periodical full and incremental RMAN backup is configured

_________________

Whether disaster recovery /datagurd is configured

_________________

Others + Oracle database (such as Solaris/HP-UX)

Information about the physical hosts where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the service IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Information about the heartbeat IP network where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Upper-layer middleware and application type of the Oracle database

_________________

Information about the storage where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether IPv6 is configured for the network of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Whether NTP clock synchronization is configured for the clock of the host where the Oracle database is deployed

_________________

Number of deployed Oracle databases

_________________

Data amount of the Oracle database

_________________

Whether a single-instance database and a RAC database co-exist in one storage system

_________________

Version of the deployed Oracle database

_________________

Whether a database template is used to create a database

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a database template for General Purpose or Transaction Purpose is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Custom Database template is selected.

_________________

If a database template is used, whether a Data Warehouse database template is selected.

_________________

Whether a cluster is used

_________________

Information about a cluster if any is used

_________________

Whether ASM is used

_________________

Whether the operating system's built-in file systems are used

_________________

Whether raw devices are used

_________________

Number of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Redundancy of ASM disk groups if ASM is used

_________________

Whether failgroup is configured manually if ASM is used

_________________

Whether a cluster file system is used

_________________

Whether the default block size of the Oracle database is modified

_________________

Whether the bigfile tablespace is used

_________________

Specifications of datafile if traditional datafile is used

_________________

Whether flashback is configured

_________________

Whether archiving is configured

_________________

Whether periodical full and incremental RMAN backup is configured

_________________

Whether disaster recovery /datagurd is configured

_________________

SQL Server Database

If the SQL Server database service is not involved, skip this topic.

Platform

Item

Customer Site Information

SQL Server database

Information about the physical hosts where the SQL Server database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the SQL Server database is deployed

_________________

Information about the IP service network where the SQL Server database is deployed

_________________

Whether a heartbeat network is configured

_________________

Information about the storage where the SQL Server database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the SQL Server database is deployed

_________________

Version of the deployed SQL Server

_________________

Number of deployed SQL Server databases

_________________

Whether a default instance is used

_________________

Data amount of each database

_________________

Whether a cluster is deployed

_________________

Daily operations of the database

_________________

Whether cluster shared volumes are used

_________________

Whether raw devices are used

_________________

Whether the operating system's built-in file systems are used

_________________

Whether spanned volumes, striped volumes, or mirrored volumes are used

_________________

Whether other roles and functions are deployed on the database

_________________

Number of nodes in a cluster if any cluster is deployed

_________________

Number of database users

_________________

Type of data stored in the database

_________________

DB2 Database

If the DB2 database service is not involved, skip this topic.

Platform

Item

Customer Site Information

DB2 database

Information about the physical hosts where the DB2 database is deployed

_________________

Information about the SAN network where the DB2 database is deployed

_________________

Information about the service IP network where the DB2 database is deployed

_________________

Whether a heartbeat network is configured

_________________

Information about the storage where the DB2 database is deployed

_________________

Operating system information about the host where the DB2 database is deployed

_________________

Version of the deployed DB2 database

_________________

Number of deployed DB2 databases

_________________

Whether a cluster is used

_________________

Whether a volume manager is used

_________________

Whether the operating system's local file systems are used

_________________

Whether a third-party file system is used

_________________

Whether automatic failover is configured for the cluster

_________________

Whether the partitions of the DB2 database are used

_________________

Total number of partitions if DB2 database partitions are used

_________________

Whether the operating system's raw devices are used

_________________

Whether third-party raw devices are used

_________________

Database data type

_________________

Whether data in the database is compressed

_________________

Number of database users

_________________

Number of nodes in a cluster if any cluster is deployed

_________________

Daily operations of the database

_________________

Data amount of each database

_________________

Whether Huawei UltraPath is used if the database is deployed on AIX

_________________

Whether the hdisk reserve property is modified if the database is deployed on AIX

_________________

Whether bigvg is used if the database is deployed on AIX

_________________

Whether concurrent VGs are used if the database is deployed on AIX

_________________

Whether data in the database is compressed

_________________

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