THE MOST ADVANCED STORAGE PLATFORMS FOR BIG DATA
Fusing unprecedented IOPS and bandwidth performance with the most efficient capacity management, the SFA is the proven storage platform for today’s data intensive applications.
Big Data is here and it’s unruly. Capacity and performance requirements are exploding and increasingly more difficult to predict. Data patterns have changed, requiring new, massive multi-threaded storage processing capabilities designed for today’s multi-core, multi-application sets. Innovative, award winning and proven in the world’s largest and most demanding production environments, DDN’s Storage Fusion Architecture (SFA) utilizes the most advanced processor technology, busses and memory with an optimized RAID engine and sophisticated data management algorithms. The SFA12KX product family is designed to derive peak performance out of your compute investments with a massive I/O infrastructure and multi-media disk drives that maximize system performance and lower storage investment costs. The SFA12KX product family is purpose-built to simplify and tame big data growth, enabling you to architect and scale your environment more intelligently, efficiently and cost effectively than ever before.
SFA12K Configurations & Specifications
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|16 X 56Gb/s (FDR) Infiniband Ports|
32 X 16 Gb/s (FC16) Fibre Channel Ports
|Drive Types||3.5″ & 2.5″ eMLC SSD, SATA, SAS (inter-mixable)|
|Maximum Capacity||16.8PB (w/10TB)||16.8PB (w/10TB)||16.8PB (w/10TB)||16.8PB (w/10TB)||16.8PB (w/10TB)|
|Bandwidth||20GB/s (raw)||20GB/s (file)||35-40GB/s (raw)||48GB/s (raw)||20GB/s (file)|
|Cache IOPS||850K||850K||1.7M||1.7M (4K Random)||850K|
|Flash IOPS||700K||700K||1.4M||1.4M (Sustained to Media)||700K|
|In-Storage Processing||No||Yes: GRIDScaler™|
DDN has designed the Storage Fusion Architecture to quickly respond to advancements in processing and memory technology as HPC enters the era of petascale environments.
Steve Conway, Research Vice President, HPC Group, IDC