Eyeglass Golden Copy (Now GA)

Overview:  Golden copy is an Isilon integrated file to object copy tool with built in load balancer for Dell ECS, removing the requirement for external load balancers.   Rate limiting , copy , sync mode, Delayed delete mode, metadata protection and support for concurrent sync to multiple S3 targets,  provides a complete solution to simplify file to object archive, sync workflows from file to object and object back to file.     The solution is not in the data path leveraging Scale out NAS to increase or decrease performance of copy jobs.

Supported S3 Targets

  1. Dell ECS

  2. AWS (Glazier and Deep Archive)

    1. Planned support for Snowball bulk loading​

  3. Azure Blob​

  4. Other S3 targets planned 

Target Use Case:

  1. One time bulk copy for long term archive to free up space on primary storage file system

  2. AirGap 1.0 Solution to copy small data sets to S3 Storage with Incremental scheduled copies

    1. Recommended for data sets < 2 TB with low change rates​

    2. For > 2TB data sets or high change rate data with multiple version support see Ransomware Defender AirGap 2.0 Feature here

  3. Copy Snapshots or any Isilon path to S3 Storage

    1. Scheduled Incremental Change list Aware Sync mode

    2. S3 version support to maintain multiple copies 

  4. Creating a master copy of a data set in S3 compatible storage

Key Features

  1. File Metadata Protection - Embeds file metadata into the object properties for owner, group, acl, data stamps, mode bits

  2. An Isilon Integrated tool to sync a copy of a path(s) on Isilon to an S3 storage bucket

    1. Uses Isilon snapshot change list to support fast incremental syncs

  3. Scheduled or one time Sync of data

  4. Always Incremental with Isilon native changelist support

  5. Supports Isilon snapshot compare

  6. Multipart upload support

  7. Supports copy rate limiting for WAN link saturation

  8. Delayed Deletes to S3 copy or no deletes on source propagated to the target storage bucket

  9. Direct Restore - Restore entire paths or partial paths from S3 to Isilon file systems with full meta data restore of ACL's, owner, group, mod bits and data stamps.