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Solution benefits

  • Out-of-the-box scalable performance
  • Right-balanced hardware using Fast Track Data Warehouse principles
  • Predictable performance with configuration and tuning

Differentiation

  • Proven methodology and performance behavior
  • Balanced and optimized system with no overprovisioning
  • High availability design
  • Scalable to limit re-architecting
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Platform 1 x Dell EMC PowerEdge R730xd server
Processor Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family: dual processors, 8/10/12 cores
Memory 48GB, 64GB, 96GB memory (2133MT/s)
Boot drives 2 x 600GB 10K SAS HDD
Drive and RAID controllers PERC H330
Network I/O Intel X520 2 x 10GbE, 2 x 1GbE (PCIe)
Controller Up to 4 x Dell EMC 12Gbps SAS HBA
PowerEdge R730xd technical specification

Form factor

2U rack mount

Processor

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family

Cache

2.5MB per core
Up to 22 cores

Chipset Intel

Intel C610 series chipset

Memory

Up to 1.5TB (24 DIMM slots): 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR4 up to 2400MT/s

I/O slots

Up to 6 x PCIe 3.0 plus dedicated PERC slot

RAID controllers

Internal controllers: PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P
External HBAs (RAID): PERC H830
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12Gbps SAS HBA

Drive bays

Internal hard drive bay and hot-plug backplane:
Up to 16 x 3.5” SAS, SATA (HDD, SSD), or NL-SAS (HDD) + 2 x 2.5” drives
Up to 18 x 1.8” SAS, SATA (HDD, SSD), or NL-SAS (HDD) + 8 x 3.5” SAS, SATA (HDD, SSD), or NL-SAS (HDD) + 2 x 2.5” drives
Up to 26 x 2.5” + 2 x 2.5” SAS, SATA (HDD, SSD), or NL-SAS (HDD), PCIe SSD drives

Maximum internal storage

Up to 81TB using 18 x 1.8” 960GB SATA SSD + 8 x 3.5” SATA or NL-SAS HDD
Up to 46.8TB using 24 x 2.5” 1.8TB SAS HDD + 2 x 2.5” 1.8TB SAS HDD
Up to 131.6TB using 12 x 3.5" 8TB NL-SAS HDD + 4 x 3.5" 8TB NL-SAS + 2 x 2.5" 1.8TB SAS HDD or SSD

Embedded NIC

4 x 1GbE, 2 x 10+2GbE, 4 x 10GbE NDC

Power supplies

Titanium* efficiency 750W AC power supply; 1100W DC power supply; Platinum* efficiency 495W, 750W, 1100W AC power supply

Availability

ECC memory, hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant cooling, hot-plug redundant power, internal dual SD module, single device data correction (SDDC), spare rank, tool-less chassis, support for high availability clustering and virtualization, proactive systems management alerts, iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller

Systems management

Systems management: IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials
Dell OpenManage Mobile
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Remote management:
DRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC8 Express (default)
iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade)
8GB vFlash media (upgrade)
16GB vFlash media (upgrade)
iDRAC Quick Sync
Dell OpenManage Integrations:
Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware® vCenter™
Dell OpenManage Connections:
HP Operations Manager
IBM Tivoli® Netcool® and CA Network and Systems Management
Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle® Database Manager

Rack support

ReadyRails™ II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm.

Operating systems

Microsoft Windows Server® 2008/2012 SP2, x86/x64 (x64 includes Hyper-V®)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 R2, x64 (includes Hyper-V)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
Optional embedded hypervisors:
Citrix® XenServer®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™

Dimensions

H: 8.73 cm (3.44 in.) x W: 44.40 cm (17.49 in.) x D: 68.40 cm (26.92 in.)

Recommended support

Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region.

*80 PLUS certification
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Networking

4 x S4048-ON switches

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S4048-ON

  • 48 dual-speed 1/10GbE (SFP+) ports and six 40GbE (QSFP+) uplinks (totaling 72 10GbE ports with breakout cables) with OS support
  • 1.44Tbps (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
  • Support for multi-tenancy like VXLAN and NVGRE in hardware
  • Can function as a gateway switch
  • 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
Switch I/O bandwidth 1.44Tbps
Forwarding rate 720Gbps
Packet buffer memory 12MB
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

1080 Mpps

Switching latency

sub 600ns

Packet buffer memory

12MB

CPU memory

2GB

Redundancy

Hot swappable redundant power
Hot swappable redundant fans

Safety

UL/CSA 60950-L Second Edition, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition Including all National Deviations and Group Differences, EN 60825-1 Safety of Laser Products Part1: Equipment Classification Requirements and User’s Guide, EN 60825-2 Safety of Laser Products Part 2: Safety of Optical Fibre Communications Systems, FDA Regulation 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11

Emissions

Australia/New Zealand: ASNZS CISPR 22: 2006,m Class A, Canada: ICES-003, Issue-4, Class A, Europe: EN 55022: 2006+A1:2007 (CISPR 22: 2006), Class A, Japan: VCCI V3/2009 Class A

Immunity

EN300 386 V1.4.1:2008 EMC for Network Equipment, EN 55024: 1988 + A1: 2001 + A2: 2003, EN 61000-3-2: Harmonic Current Emissions, EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker, EN61000-4-2: ESD, EN 61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity, EN 61000-4-4: EFT, EN 61000-4-5: Surge, EN 61000-4-6: Low Frequency Conducted Immunity

RoHS

All S Series components are EU RoHS compliant

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Storage

1 x SC4020, 1 x SC220

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SC4020

  • Auto-tunes your environment for maximum performance and cost savings based on real-time usage information
  • Dual controllers plus 24 internal drive slots in a compact 2U footprint; expandable to 192 SSDs, SAS and NL-SAS drives; over 1PB system capacity
  • True Flash-optimization leverages both read- and write-intensive SSDs for affordable all-flash or hybrid SSD/HDD deployments
  • Fully virtualized multiprotocol architecture eliminates need to preallocate RAID groups, increases overall flexibility
  • Ideal for standalone SANs or fully-integrated satellite deployments with the SC8000 and SC9000 controllers
  • Also available, a direct-attached storage (DAS) connectivity model leading to the best time to value

Tech Specs
Feature Description
Controllers 2 controllers per array
Processor Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1265L v2, 2.50GHz, 8MB cache, 4 cores per controller, 8 cores per array
Memory 16GB per controller, 32GB per array
Internal storage 24 x 2.5” drive bays per array
Maximum drive count 192 (24 internal, plus 168 external)
SC4020 specifications

Controllers

2 controllers per array*

Processor

Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1265L v2, 2.50GHz, 8MB cache, 4 cores per controller, 8 cores per array

Memory

16GB per controller, 32GB per array*

Internal storage

24 x 2.5” drive bays per array

Supported expansion enclosures

Dell EMC SC200 (12 x 3.5” drive slots, 6Gb SAS)
Dell EMC SC220 (24 x 2.5” drive slots, 6Gb SAS)
Dell EMC SC280 (84 x 3.5” drive slots, 6Gb SAS)

Maximum drive count

192 (24 internal, plus 168 external); more in federated systems*

Total storage capacity

1.05PB per array, more in federated systems*

Supported drive types

HDD: 15K, 10K, 7.2K RPM; SSD: write-intensive and read-intensive drives in SLC, eMLC and TLC formats. Drive types can be mixed in the same system.

Network/server (front-end)

Fibre Channel model:
• 8 x 8Gb FC ports per SC4020 array (4 per controller)
• Simultaneous multiprotocol support available with optional upgrade. Management/Replication ports may also provide two ports of front-end.
iSCSI network I/O per controller. Note: Management port runs at 1Gb and Replication port runs at 10Gb.
iSCSI model:
• 4 x 10Gb iSCSI ports per SC4020 array (2 per controller)
• Additional iSCSI network connectivity available with optional upgrade. Management/Replication ports may also provide two more ports of front-end iSCSI per controller. Note: Management port runs at 1Gb and Replication port runs at 10Gb.

Internal drive (back-end)

4 x 6Gb SAS ports per SC4020 array (2 per controller)

NAS deployment (optional)

Supports file-based storage via FS8600 NAS appliance

Data Replication

Multiprotocol replication support; supports Fibre Channel and iSCSI replication

Product OS

Storage Center

Server OS support

Microsoft® Windows Server®, Oracle® Solaris, HP®-UX, Oracle Linux, IBM® AIX®, Novell® NetWare, SLES, Apple, HPTru64, VMware®, Citrix® XenServer®, RedHat®

RAID

Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, RAID 10 and RAID 10 DM (dual mirror). Any combination of RAID levels can exist on a single Storage Center. Multiple RAID levels can exist on the same storage tier within an array.

Management options

Enterprise Manager (included, server-installable), Storage Center Manager (included, onboard browser-based), Enterprise Manager Chargeback, Replay Manager, vCenter Operations Manager plug-in, command-line interface

Power

Power/wattage: 2 hot-swappable 580W power supplies; 580W maximum power
Heat dissipation: 1,978 BTU/hr maximum
Voltage: 100-240 VAC
Frequency: 50/60 Hz

Chassis

Rack size: 2U
Height: 8.79 cm (3.46 in)
Width: 48.2 cm (18.98 in)
Depth: 54.68 cm (21.53 inches)
Weight at max config: 24 kg (53 lb)
Weight empty: 7 kg (15.4 lb)

Rack support

ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Environmental operating conditions

Operating temperature: 50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)
Non-operating temperature: -40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C)
Operating humidity ranges (non-condensing):10% to 80% with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point
Non-operating humidity (non-condensing): 5% to 95% with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point
Inlet type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42

*SC9000, SC8000, SC4020, S40 arrays may be deployed in federated configurations using the SC Series Live Volume feature. Transparent, nondisruptive volume movement among arrays is enabled, allowing the combined capacity and cache of the entire federated cluster to be seamlessly utilized for maximum performance and scalability in expanding data centers.
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SC220

  • Combine drive and enclosure technologies
  • Optimize capacity for maximum efficiency with a minimal footprint
  • Scale up and out, from terabytes to over 3 petabytes, without disruption or downtime
  • Redundant 80 PLUS® Silver-certified power helps lower power requirements
Tech Specs
Feature Description
Drive types Up to 24 hot-pluggable 2.5” drives: 7.2K, 10K, 15K 6Gb SAS HDD and 6Gb SAS SSD
Maximum capacity Up to 368.64TB per 2U enclosure
Intermixed drive capacities Yes
SC220 specifications

Supported controllers

SC9000, SC8000, SC7020, SC4020

Form factor

2U

Controller-enclosure connection (dual modules)

6Gb SAS

Drive size

2.5"

Maximum drives per enclosure

24

Maximum capacity per enclosure

368.64TB

Intermixed drive capacities

Yes

SAS drive support

2.5” 15K HDD: 300GB, 600GB*
2.5” 10K HDD: 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB*, 1.8TB*
2.5” 7.2K HDD: 1TB*
2.5” write-intensive SSD: 400GB, 800GB, 1.6TB*
2.5” read-intensive SSD: 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB, 3.84TB, 7.68TB**, 15.36TB**

Chassis

H: 8.7 cm (3.43 in) x W: 48.2 cm (18.98 in) x D: 54.1 cm (21.30 in)
Weight at max: 23.31 kg (51 lb)
Weight at empty: 8.61 kg (19 lb)

Rack

ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting

Power/wattage

Two 700W hot-swappable, redundant power supplies; 450W maximum draw

Heat dissipation

2,389 BTU/hr (at 700W)
1,621 BTU/hr

Voltage

100-240 VAC, auto sensing

Frequency

50/60 Hz

Amperage

8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V
Maximum power draw: 74 amps

Operating temperature

10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F) with no direct sunlight on the equipment; maximum temperature gradation of 20°C per hour

Non-operating temperature

–40 to 65°C (–40 to 149°F) at a maximum altitude of 12,000 m (39,370 ft)

Operating humidity ranges (noncondensing)

10% to 80% (non-condensing) with 29°C (84.2°F) maximum dew point

Non-operating humidity (noncondensing)

5% to 95% (non-condensing) with 33°C (91°F) maximum dew point

Inlet type

0 to 3,048 m (0 to 10,000 ft) NOTE: Up to 35°C maximum temperature is reduced by 1°C/300 m (1°F/547 ft) above 950 m (3,117 ft)

*Self-encrypting drives (SED) available.
**Available Q4 2016.
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