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Mechanical specifications for VSP G400, G600

The storage system mechanical specifications are described for VSP G400, G600.

VSP G400 and VSP G600 mechanical specifications

Controller

Quantity Component Description
1 CBLM 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 trays

Quantity Component Description
1 SFF drive tray

A drive tray that supports 2.5-inch disk drives and 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 LFF drive tray

A drive tray that supports 3.5-inch disk drives and 3.5-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.

1 Dense intermix drive tray (DB60)

A drive chassis that supports a variety of drive types such as 2.5-inch drives, 3.5-inch drives, and flash drives. The chassis 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)
3.5-inch drive (LFF and dense intermix drive tray - DB60) 4 x 5.78 x 1.02 inches (101.6 x 147.0 x 26.1 mm)
Flash Module Drive (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) 196.92, 288.20, 393.85, 472.61, 576.39, 945.23, 1152.79, 1729.29, 1890.46, 2305.58, 3780.92, 7561.85 GB
3.5-inch drive (LFF and dense intermix drive tray - DB60) 393.85, 1152.79, 1729.29, 2305.58*, 3916.14, 5874.22, 9790.36 GB
FMD 1759.21, 3518.43 , 7036.87, 14073.74 GB
*Only available for DB60/DB60C dense intermix drive tray.
Rotational speed (min-1)

Component Specification
2.5-inch drive (SFF)

288.20 GB: 15,000 RPM

576.39 GB: 10,000 or 15,000 RPM

1152.79 GB: 10,000 RPM

1729.29 GB: 10,000 RPM

2305.58 GB: 10,000 RPM

3.5-inch drive (LFF and dense intermix drive tray - DB60)

2305.58 GB: 10,000 RPM*

3916.14 GB: 7,200 RPM

5874.22 GB: 7,200 RPM

9790.36 GB: 7,200 RPM

*Only available for DB60/DB60C dense intermix drive tray.
Maximum mountable quantity

Component Specification
SFF 24
LFF 12
Flash module drive tray 12
Dense intermix drive tray (DB60) 60
Maximum number of flash module drives

VSP G400: 192

VSP G600: 288

Maximum number of spare drives 32
Battery specifications

Storage system intake temperature CBLM

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

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 (4-port)

64

10-Gbps optical iSCSI

32

10-Gbps copper iSCSI

32
Number of ports (NAS Module not installed)

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 (4-port)

64

10-Gbps optical iSCSI

32

10-Gbps copper iSCSI

32

Number of ports (NAS Module installed)

8-Gbps Fibre Channel optical

24

16-Gbps Fibre Channel optical (2-port)

12

16-Gbps Fibre Channel optical (4-port)

24

32-Gbps Fibre Channel optical (4-port)

24

10-Gbps optical iSCSI

12

10-Gbps copper iSCSI

12

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

VSP G400:160

VSP G600: 240

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 number of volumes per RAID group

2048

Shared memory and data assurance

Item Specification
Flash memory 32 MB
L3 Cache memory 4 MB
SDRAM 1 GB
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-8 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 8 minutes.

Chassis size

Component

Specification (WxDxH)

CBLM 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)
LFF 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)
Dense intermix drive tray (DB60) 18.97 x 40.51 x 6.92 inches (482 x 1,029 x 176 mm)

(includes the depth of the cable-management arms)

Mass

Component

Specification

CBLM 187.39 pounds (85 kg)
SFF Approx 50.70 inches (23 kg)
LFF Approx 59.52 inches (27 kg)
DBF Approx. 83.77 pounds (38 kg)
Dense intermix drive tray (DB60) Approx. 198.41 pounds (90 kg)
Required height

Component

Specification

CBLM 4 U
SFF 2 U
LFF 2 U
DBF 2 U
Dense intermix drive tray (DB60) 4 U

If a drive is inserted into a slot of a dense intermix drive tray when the installed number of drives exceeds 240 slots per path, the drive is blocked.

Cache specifications

Item

Specification

Capacity (GB)

VSP G400: 128

VSP G600: 256

NAS module Cache Capacity

DDR3 DIMM 8GB x 12 [Slot]

Note:

  • All 12 slots must be fully installed with DIMMs.
  • Each DIMM is replaceable when they fail.
  • The DIMM is not common and cannot be used with DKC DIMM.

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