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Mechanical specifications for VSP F800

 

The storage system mechanical specifications are described for VSP F800.

VSP F800 mechanical specifications

 
Controller

 

Quantity Component Description
1 CBLH A 4U controller chassis consisting of controllers, channel boards, disk boards, NAS module (optional), AC or DC power supplies, and batteries with cooling fans.
Drive tray

 

Quantity Component Description
1 SFF drive tray

A drive tray that supports 2.5-inch flash drives. The drive tray consists of an ENC, cooling fans, and AC-DC power supplies or DC-DC power supplies.

1 FMD tray

A drive tray that supports flash module drives and consists of an ENC and AC-DC power supplies equipped with built-in cooling fans.

NAS module

 

Component Description
NAS module

Optional component for block and file storage configuration

Drive size

 

Component Specification
2.5-inch drive (SFF) 3.21 x 8.10 x 0.74 inches (81.6 x 205.7 x 18.7 mm)
Flash module drive tray 5.74 x 14.44 x 0.78 inches (146 x 366.8 x 19.8 mm)
Data capacity (GB)

 

Component Specification
2.5-inch drive (SFF SSD) 196.92, 393.85, 472.61, 945.23, 1890.46, 3780.92, 7561.85 GB
Flash module drive tray 1759.21, 3518.43 , 7036.87, 14073.74 GB
Maximum mountable quantity

 

Component Specification
SFF 24
Flash module drive tray 12
Maximum number of flash module drives 576
Maximum number of spare drives 64
Battery specifications

 

Storage system intake temperature CBLH

Up to 75.2º F (24º C)

5 years

Up to 86º F (30º C)

5 years

Up to 93.2º (34º C)

4 years

Up to 104º (40º C)

3 years
Host interface

 

Item

Component

Specification

Interface type

Fibre Channel optical

8-Gbps, 16-Gbps, 32-Gbps

iSCSI optical

10-Gbps

iSCSI (Copper)

10-Gbps

NAS module

10 Gbps (Fibre Channel optical)

Data transfer speed (maximum speed for transfer to host)

Fibre Channel optical

800-Mbps (Fibre Channel)

1600-Mbps (Fibre Channel)

3200-Mbps (Fibre Channel)

iSCSI optical

10-Gbps (iSCSI optical)

iSCSI (Copper)

10 Gbps (iSCSI copper)

NAS module (Fibre Channel)

1000 Mbs

VSP G800 maximum number of ports

8 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

64

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 2-port)

32

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 4-port)

64

32 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

64

10 Gbps iSCSI optical)

32

10 Gbps iSCSI (copper)

32

VSP F800 maximum number of ports

8 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

48

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

24

32 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

48

10 Gbps iSCSI (optical)

24

10 Gbps iSCSI (copper)

24

Maximum number of ports (NAS module installed)

8 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

16

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 2-port)

8

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 4-port)

16

32 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

16

10 Gbps iSCSI (optical)

8

10 Gbps iSCSI (copper)

8

10 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

12

Maximum number of ports (NAS modules not installed)

8 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

80

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 2-port)

40

16 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical 4-port)

80

32 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

80

10 Gbps iSCSI (optical)

40

10 Gbps iSCSI (copper)

40

Maximum number of ports (host port expansion chassis and NAS module installed)

8 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

32

16 Gbps Fibre Channel Optical (2-port)

16

16 Gbps Fibre Channel Optical (4-port)

32

32 Gbps Fibre Channel Optical (4-port)

32

10 Gbps iSCSI (optical)

16

10 Gbps iSCSI (copper)

16

10 Gbps Fibre Channel (optical)

12

Transferred block size

512 bytes

Maximum number of hosts using a Fibre Channel switch

255

Maximum number of hosts using a network switch

255

RAID specifications

D: Data drive, P: Parity drive.

Although the storage system with a configuration of RAID 1, RAID 5, or RAID 6 provides data reliability enhanced by redundancy, there is a chance that user data could be lost due to an unexpected host, storage system hardware, or software failure. Therefore, users are requested to back up all data.

RAID Level

SAS, SAS 7.2k, flash drives mounted

RAID 1

2D+2D, 4D+4D

RAID 5

3D+1P, 4D+1P, 6D+1P, 7D+1P

RAID 6

6D+2P, 12D+2P, 14D+2P

 

Item

Specification

Maximum number of RAID groups

480

Maximum volume size

3 TB (or 4 TB when using the LDEVs of other storage systems)

Maximum volumes/host groups and iSCSI targets

2048

Maximum volumes/parity groups

2048

Shared memory and data assurance

 

Item Specification
Flash memory 32 M bytes
L3 Cache memory 4 M bytes
SDRAM 1 G bytes
Data bus Parity
Cache memory ECC (1 bit for correction, 2 bits for detection)
Drive Data assurance code

Start-up time

 

Item
Standard: 5-to-10 minutes.

The start-up time may be longer in proportion to the number of drive trays connected. With a maximum configuration 1 controller tray and 19 drive trays, start-up time is approximately 10 minutes.

Chassis size

 

Component

Specification (W x D x H)

CBLH 19.01 x 35.10 x 6.86 inches (483 x 891.7 x 174.3 mm)
SFF 18.97 x 22.24 x 3.47 inches (482 x 565 x 88.2 mm)
DBF 19.01 x 30 x 3.42 inches (483 x 762 x 87 mm)
Mass

Component

Specification

CBLH 187.39 pounds (85 kg)
SFF Approx 50.70 inches (23 kg)
DBF Approx. 83.77 pounds (38 kg)
Required height

 

Component

Specification

CBLH 4 U
SFF 2 U
DBF 2 U
Cache specifications

 

Item

Specification

Capacity (GB)

512

Control method

Read LRU, Write after

Battery backup

Provided

Backup duration

Unrestricted (saving to a nonvolatile memory)

Data in the cache memory is preserved against power failures. If a power outage occurs, data in cache memory is written to drives.

When the storage system enters Cache Backup mode, the amber WARNING LED goes on to when the system starts. This warning indicates that the battery charge has dropped significantly and the remaining battery capacity is not sufficient; the storage system will continue operating with the Write Cache function disabled.

When the battery is charged, the warning indication disappears, and the storage system continues the operation in the Write Cache function.

The warning indication disappears within six hours. Even when the warning is shown, normal operation is assured in Write-Through. Read and write performance is lowered because the Write Cache function is disabled.

If the storage system is not charged for more than six months, the battery can become overcharged and sustain unrecoverable damage. To avoid this situation, charge the battery more than 3 hours every six months.

Insulation performance

 

Item

Specification

Insulation withstand voltage

AC 1,500 V (100 mA, 1 min)

Insulation resistance

DC 500 V, 10 M Ω or more