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CPS specification overview

Per rack

  • 32 compute nodes, 640 cores
  • Dual Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 processors: 2.4GHz, 25M Cache, 8.0GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 10C/20T (90W)
  • 8TB memory
  • DSMS, 233TB, triple mirror 4×4
  • 2000 maximum virtual machines

Up to 4 racks

  • 128 compute nodes, 2560 cores with Broadwell processors
  • 32TB memory
  • 1PB usable storage capacity
  • 8000 maximum virtual machines

VM topology

  • 2 virtual processors, 1.75GB memory, 50GB storage

Network components

  • Dell Networking S4048 redundant ToR switches
  • 720Gbps throughput
  • 48 x 10GbE + 6 x 40GbE
  • Full L2/L3 Switching & Routing

Server compute componenets

  • 32 Dell PowerEdge C6320 compute nodes per rack
  • 640 compute cores featuring dual-socket Intel Xeon E5-2640 v4 (2.4Ghz, 10C/20T)
  • Up to 8TB memory per rack
  • Mellanox MCX344A-XCCA ConnectX-3 dual SFP+ 10GB mezzanine card 0XDTDX
  • Chelsio T520-CR PCIe card HTTG1
  • 400GB S3610 SSD SATA drive 6Gbps Mixed Use MLC 2.5”, 400-AIFD

Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces

  • Dell PowerEdge R630 rack servers
  • Dual socket, 2 Intel Xeon E5-26×0 v3; 48GB, 64GB, 96GB
  • Intel X520 DP 10Gb DA/SFP+, plus I350 DP 1Gb network daughter cards
  • 2-LSI9207-8e cards, 3T6KY installed through CFI in slots 1&2
  • Chelsio T520-CR card, HTTG1 installed through CFI in slot 3
  • Dell Storage MD3060E JBOD storage units
  • DSMS, 233TB, triple mirror 4×4

 

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Network Components

Dell EMC Networking S4048 redundant ToR switches

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S4048

  • 48 dual-speed 1/10GbE (SFP+) ports and six 40GbE (QSFP+) uplinks (totaling 72 10GbE ports with breakout cables) with OS support
  • 44Tbps (full-duplex) non-blocking switching fabric delivers line-rate performance under full load with sub 600ns latency
  • I/O panel to PSU airflow or PSU to I/O panel airflow
  • Supports the open source ONIE for zero-touch installation of alternate network operating systems
  • Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and fans
  • Low power consumption
  • User port stacking support for up to six units managed as one logical device
  • Embedded Open Automation Framework adds VM awareness automated configuration and provisioning capabilities to simplify the management of virtual network environments
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Forwarding rate 720Gbps throughput
Line-rate ports 48 x 10GbE SFP+ ports or 72 10GbE ports with breakout cables
40GbE ports 6 x 40GbE QSFP+ ports
Switching and routing Full L2/L3
FunctionalityS4048-ON

Line-rate ports

48 x 10GbE SFP+ ports or 72 10GbE ports with breakout cables

40GbE ports

6 x 40GbE QSFP+ ports

Size

1RU, 1.71 h x 17.09 w x 17.13" d (4.35 h x 43.4 w x 46 cm d)

Weight

18.52 lbs (8.4 kg)

Power supply

100 - 240 VAC 50/60 Hz

Switch I/O bandwidth

1.44 Tbps

Forwarding rate

720Gbps

Switching latency

sub 600ns

Packet buffer memory

12MB

CPU memory

2GB

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Compute Components

Up to 32 Dell EMC PowerEdge C6320 compute nodes per rack

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PowerEdge C6320

The PowerEdge C6320 provides an optimized compute and storage platform and scale-out workloads with up to four independent two-socket servers with flexible 24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” high-capacity storage in a compact 2U shared infrastructure platform.

  • Up to 80 cores per brick
  • Dynamic drive assignment
  • Embedded systems management automation with the iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller

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Tech Specs
Feature Description
Chassis 4 dual processor compute nodes per 2U shared infrastructure, up to 16 compute nodes total
Processor Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 product family: dual processors, 10 cores, up to 640 cores per rack
Memory 128GB, 256GB (2133MT/s) per node
Boot drives 2 x 600GB 10K SAS HDD
Drive and RAID controllers PERC H330
Network I/O Mellanox MCX344A-XCCA ConnectX-3 dual SFP+ 10GB mezzanine card 0XDTDX; Chelsio T520-CR PCIe card HTTG1
FeaturePowerEdge C6320 technical specification

Form factor

2U rack mount

Processor

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family
Up to 4 x 2-socket servers; up to 22 cores per processor
Intel C612 chipset

Memory

16 DIMM slots for up to 512GB per node: 8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 DIMM (up to 2400MT/s)

Primary storage

Maximum internal storage: 72TB SATA3 or 48TB NL-SAS

Drive bays and hard drives

24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” hard drive options
24 x 2.5” hard drive option with variable drive allocation
Supports 7.2K, 10K, 15K RPM 2.5” and 3.5” SAS
Supports 7.2K RPM 2.5” and 3.5” SATA
2.5” SATA (7.2K): 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
2.5” SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB
2.5” SAS (10K): 600GB, 1.2TB
2.5” SAS (SAS12): 200GB, 400GB, 800GB
2.5” SATA SSD: 120GB, 160GB, 200GB, 400GB, 800GB, 960GB
2.5” SAS SSD: 200GB, 400GB, 800GB
3.5” SATA (7.2K): 1TB, 4TB, 6TB

Connectivity

Intel 82599ES 10GbE dual-port SFP+

USB ports

1 external rear port

I/O slots

1 x16 PCIe 3.0 half-height, half-length
1 x8 PCIe 3.0 mezzanine

I/O adapter options

1GbE:
Intel Powerville I350 dual-port 1GbE (PCIe adapter)
Intel Powerville I350 dual-port 1GbE PCIe (mezzanine)
10GbE: Mellanox ConnectX®-3 Pro dual-port 10GbE SVP+ (mezzanine)
10GbE:
Intel X540 Dual Port 10GbE 10Base-T (mezzanine)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro dual-port 10GbE SFP+ (mezzanine)
InfiniBand:
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI single-port FDR/40GbE QSFP+ (PCIe adapter)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI dual-port FDR/40GbE QSFP+ (PCIe adapter)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI single-port FDR/40GbE QSFP+ (mezzanine)

Drive and RAID controllers

Intel C612 chipset SATA: AHCI SATA drives, RAID: 0, 1, 5, 10
PERC H330: SATA and SAS drives, x8 PCIe 3.0, RAID: 0, 1, 5, 10, 50 (optional)
PERC H730: SATA and SAS drives, x8 PCIe 3.0, RAID: 0, 1, 5, 10, 50, 60 (optional)
LSI® SAS 2008 Controller 6Gbs: mezzanine (optional), RAID: 0, 1, 10, JBOD (optional)
SATA DOM boot device (64Mb)
SAS SSD boot device (120Mb)

Power supplies

Dual hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 1400W or 1600W power supplies (200-220 VAC, 240 VDC)

Fans

Shared cooling with quick-disconnect 4x 60mm speed fans

Operating systems

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

Hypervisors

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (with Hyper-V® enabled)
VMware® vSphere® ESXi®

Systems management

Remote managment:
iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC8 Express (default)
iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade option)
Systems management: IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials
Dell OpenManage Mobile

Dimensions and weight

H: 8.68 cm (3.42 in), W: 44.8 cm (17.6 in), D: 79.0 cm (31.1 in)
Weight (maximum configuration) 41 kg (90.4 lbs)
Weight (empty) 15.1 kg (33.3 lbs)

Services (Availability varies by region. Please contact your sales representative for details.)

Data Center Consulting Services Rack Integration (U.S. only, not available in China)
Rack Design Verification Configuration Services/CFI Onsite
Online Self Dispatch
Basic Support
ProSupport Plus
ProSupport Flex for Data Center
4-Hour Support
Keep Your Hard Drive
Support Assist: Proactive Automated Support
Enterprise Wide Contract IT
Remote Advisory Service
Certified Data Destruction
Specialized Onsite Services

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Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces

Dell Storage with Microsoft Storage Spaces (DSMS): 4 PowerEdge R630 servers (DSMS 630), Dell PowerVault MD3060e

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DSMS 630 4x4 MD3060e

  • Software-defined storage solution based on Microsoft® Storage Spaces, part of the Microsoft Windows Server® operating system that lets you virtualize direct-attached storage
  • Comprised of validated and tested components
  • Comprised of Dell’s award winning 13th generation enterprise class servers and direct-attached storage hardware
  • Scale-out file server (SOFS) design for customers with varying workloads including Private Cloud (with Microsoft Azure), VDI, SQL and Hyper-V®
  • Converged DSMS configurations available
  • Fully supported Dell solution

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Feature Description
Processors Select Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family
Internal controller PERC H330
Systems management iDRAC8
Operating system Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition and Datacenter Edition

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