• HIGH PERFORMANCE
      LUSTRE* SOLUTIONS
    • PARALLEL FILE SYSTEM

EXAScaler is available as software-only, or is factory built-to-order and arrives to your data center, tuned, optimized and ready to deploy. Below you will find more information on the components that make-up the solution and allow for flexibility in configuration. Our team of sales engineers and solution architects will work with you to create the exact configuration that meets your environment’s performance, capacity, and business requirements.

EXPLORE MODELS: MEET THE UNDERLYING STORAGE SYSTEMS

ES7KX®

  • World’s fastest entry-level Lustre* solution delivers easy migration to parallel file systems
  • Performance: Up to 12GB/sper base enclosure
  • Capacity: Base building block configuration of up to 144 drives in 8U
  • Scale: Scale Up with up to 5PB per rack, capable of spanning multiple racks and Scale out with up to 60 GB/s per rack, capable of spanning multiple racks
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ES12KX®

  • Enterprise Parallel File System with NAS and Cloud Extensions
  • Performance:  Up to 20GB/s per ES12KX System (read & write), aggregated performance up to 100s of GB/sec and 100,000s of file operations
  • Capacity: Up to 16.8PB usable capacity per ES12KX
  • Scale: Add additional ES12K systems to the network for automatic storage and performance scaling

ES14KX™

  • The world’s most advanced Lustre appliance
  • Performance: Up to 50GB/s per Base Enclosure
  • Capacity: Up to 17.5PB of capacity in just 2 racks
  • Scale: Start under 100 TB and scale to 100s of PB

EXTERNAL SERVER

  • Power of the Lustre File System in a flexible
    configuration of 1U servers
  • SFA7700X Appliance base configurations starting at
    6 GB/s and 240 TB
  • SFA12KX® Appliance based configurations support over
    1TB/s and dozens of Petabytes
  • Performance for mixed workloads up to 1.7M IOPS and
    48GB/s bandwidth
  • Up to 228 drives in 12U with two SS8460 Enclosures
  • Up to 180 drives in 12U with two SS8000 Enclosures

SOFTWARE-ONLY

DDN is a very active member of the Lustre community and has contributed many performance, scalability and management features including development or lead test owner on all major features in the recent Lustre 2.9 release.

  • Community-based Lustre Distribution
  • Commercial support from DDN
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EXPLORE HIGH DENSITY DISK DRIVE ENCLOSURES

The exponential growth of Big Data is putting a significant strain on IT infrastructures and budgets as organizations try to sucessfully ingest, store, process and distribute data. Drastically lower the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for your organization and deliver unprecedented livels of performance and scalability to solve your Big Data Challenges.


Enterprise-Class Availability
SS7000: Intermix SAS, SSD, SATA

World's Densest Enclosure
SS8460: 84 Drives in only 4U

Storage Management, made simple

MANAGE MULTIPLE SYSTEMS FROM A SINGLE POINT

DirectMon is available as a management appliance or software application that can be installed on customer hardware. Manage a complete data center of DDN products with custom dashboard capabilities while overlaying and simultaneously comparing multiple systems attributes, such as file system performance. Monitor the status and metrics of your DDN solutions anywhere, any time with a comprehensive web interface.

SPECIFICATIONS

  ES7KX® ES12KX® ES14KX™

PROTOCOLS

Linux and Windows Parallel FS Clients

LUSTRE

IEEL 2.4 based on Lustre 2.5
IEEL 3.0 based on Lustre 2.7*
   

PERFORMANCE

Up to 20GB/s per Base Enclosure Up to 20GB/s per Base Enclosure Up to 50GB/s per Base Enclosure

METADATA

DDN supports embedded metadata server, or external scale-out metadata server using Lustre DNE

STORAGE HOST PORTS

4x 10/40 GbE
4x InfiniBand™ FDR
16x 10/40 GbE
16x InfiniBand™ FDR
8x InfiniBand™ EDR/FDR
8x 10/40/100GbE
4x Intel® Omni-Path

DRIVE SUPPORT

SSD, Performance SAS and Capacity SAS/ SATA drives, 3.5” 60 in base unit, 396 with expansion enclosures Supported Drive Types: NL SAS or SSD; Supported Drive Sizes: LFF 3.5” and SFF 2.5”: 0 in base unit, 1,680 with expansion Supported Drive Types: NL SAS or SSD; Supported Drive Sizes: LFF 3.5” and SFF 2.5”: 72 in base unit, 1,752 with expansion enclosures

FILE SERVERS PER BASE ENCLOSURE

2 OSSs 4 OSSs 4 OSSs

SUPPORTED RAID LEVELS

RAID 1/5/6

REPLICATION

Asynchronous using WOS Bridge

DATA AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Quotas (users and groups)
DirectMon Centralized configuration and monitoring solution
Optional EXAScaler Bridge Migrates data across EXAScaler and WOS Object storage for active archive & cloud collaboration
Optional DDN® DataMigrator for automatic data migration form any file system to any storage device
Optional DDN ArchiveDirector™ for Policy-based tiered storage and data migration with mirroring, replication, encryption
CUSTOM CONFIGURATIONS Custom configurations of EXAScaler are available with external OSSs

RESOLVING BIG DATA CHALLENGES

Our SFA Architecture is designed to scale over 1TB/s and support 10/s of petabytes of storage capacity in a
compact and energy efficient data center footprint