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Building Blocks

The hyperscale storage services are based around the following 'building blocks'. By standardising on hardware, we improve reliability, reduce hardware costs and simplify hardware and software support.

 

System 1. Our Entry level system

36bay Combined Storage controller & array
  • Dual quad core 2.6Ghz Xeon CPUs
  • 128GB ECC RAM
  • 36x 8TB SAS HDDs
  • Dual Port 10Gbit Ethernet

System 2. Our Mid-range system

60bay Combined Storage controller & array
  • Dual quad core 2.6Ghz Xeon CPUs
  • 256GB / 256GB ECC RAM
  • 60x 8TB SAS HDDs
  • Dual Port 10Gbit Ethernet

System 3. Our large scale system

2u server head90 bay

Single storage controller supporting multiple disk trays.

  • Dual Quad core 2.6Ghz Xeon CPUs
  • 256GB ECC RAM
  • Dual 12Gbit SAS connectivity to disk trays
  • Dual Port 10Gbit Ethernet
  • Scales to multiple petabytes.