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Modular Disk Storage Array: PowerVault MD3000

Modular Disk Storage Array: PowerVault MD3000

Dell PowerVault MD3000 Highly Available Modular Disk Storage Array
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Modular Disk Array

High performance, direct attached storage for high data availability
  • Supports up to four PowerEdgeTM  servers
  • Ideal for 2 node cluster configurations
  • Up to 45 disk drives and 90TB of capacity
  • Supports both SAS and SATA drives

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 Choose Dell PowerVault MD3000 Highly Available Modular Disk Storage Array

  Drives and Capacity
Hard Drives
Up to fifteen (15) 3.5-inch SAS or SATA hot-pluggable hard drives, at speeds of 5.4K, 7.2K, 10K or 15K

Drive speeds and capacities

SAS Drives
15,000 RPM SAS drives available in 73GB, 146GB, 300GB, 450GB and 600GB
10,000 RPM SAS drives available in 300GB, 400GB* or 600GB
Nearline SAS (7,200 RPM) drives available in 500GB, 750GB* or 1TB*

SATA Drives
7,200 RPM SATA II drives available in 250GB, 500GB, 750GB* or 1TB*
Energy efficient SATA II (5,400 RPM) drives available in 1TB* and 2TB*

Maximum Capacity (per enclosure)
30TB using fifteen 2TB* SATA disk drives

Expansion Capability
Expands to 3 enclosures (45 drives) with two PowerVault MD1000 expansion enclosures

  Connectivity
Support for either up to 2 Highly Available (redundant data paths) hosts or up to 4 non-HA (single data path) hosts using SAS 5/E HBA
  Storage Controllers and RAID Levels
Storage Controllers
Dual storage controllers provides failover and redundant enclosure management capabilities 512 MB of battery backed cache (72 hours) per controller
Both models support both IPV4 and IPV6 addressing


RAID Levels: Support for RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5, and 6
Up to 30 physical disks per disk group
Up to 256 virtual disks

  Array Management
Management Software: Modular Disk Storage Manager, Java-Based task-oriented UI
Multi-path (failover) SW provides management of redundant data paths between host and storage
Optional Premium Software Features:
Enhanced Snapshots: up to 8 snapshots per virtual disk and 128 per system
Enhanced Snapshots PLUS Virtual Disk Copy: up to 8 snapshots and up to 8 simultaneous virtual disk copies
  Back-Panel Connectors
Single Port Option:

    SAS connectors (per storage controller)
1x4 3.0 Gbps SAS (SFF 8470) "IN" connector for connection to the host
1x4 3.0 Gbps SAS (SFF 8470) "OUT" connector for future expansion capability

    Management Port (per storage controller)
1 10/100 Ethernet Connection (RJ45) for "out-of-band" enclosure management capability

    Serial connector (per storage controller)
1 6-pin UART mini-DIN connector (for service technician use only)

Dual Port Option:
    SAS connectors (per storage controller)
2x4 3.0 Gbps SAS (SFF 8470) "IN" connector for connection to the host
1x4 3.0 Gbps SAS (SFF 8470) "OUT" connector for future expansion capability

    Management Port (per storage controller)
1 10/100 Ethernet Connection (RJ45) for "out-of-band" enclosure management capability

    Serial connector (per storage controller)
1 6-pin UART mini-DIN connector (for service technician use only)

  LED Indicators
Front panel
1 two-color LED indicator for system status
1 single-color LED indicators for power
1 LED unused in this system

Hard-drive carrier
1 single-color activity LED
1 two-color LED status indicator per drive

Storage Controller
1 two-color LED status indicator per SAS IN/OUT port (total 3 on dual port option, 2 on single port option)
1 one-color Battery Fault LED for battery-backed cache
1 one-color Cache Activity LED
2 one-color Controller Fault and Controller Power LEDs
2 one-color LEDs for Ethernet link and speed

Power supply/cooling fan module
3 LED status indicators for power supply status, power supply/fan fault and AC status

  Power Supplies
PowerVault MD3000 Control Module

Wattage
478 W maximum continuous
550 W peak

Maximum Heat dissipation:
200 W

Input Voltage Range
100-240 V rated (actual 90-264 V)

Frequency Range
47-63 Hz

Maximum Input Current at Rated Power
7.93 A at 90 V
3.96 A at 180 V

PowerVault MD1000 expansion module

Wattage
488 W maximum continuous; 550 W peak

Heat dissipation
200 W

Voltage
100-240 V rated (actual 90-264 V)

Frequency
47-63 Hz

Amperage
7.2 A at 100 V, 3.6 A at 200 V

  Available Hard Drive Power (per slot)
Supported continuous consumption
Up to 1.3 A at +12 V; Up to 1.5 A at +5 V

  Physical
PowerVault MD3000 Control Module

Height
13.11 cm (5.16 inches)

Width
44.63 cm (17.57 inches)

Depth
48.01 cm (18.9 inches)

Weight
35.37 kg (78 lb) (maximum configuration)

PowerVault MD1000 expansion module

Height
13.11 cm (5.16 inches)

Width
44.63 cm (17.57 inches)

Depth
48.01 cm (18.9 inches)

Weight
35.37 kg (78 lb) (maximum configuration)

  Environmental
Temperature:
Operating: 10° to 35°C (50° to 95°F)
Storage: -40° to 65°C (-40° to 149°F)

Relative humidity
Operating: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
Storage: 5% to 95% (non-condensing)

Altitude
Operating: -15 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -15 to 10,668 m (-50 to 35,000 ft)

Thermal Output
1430 BTU/hour (Maximum)

  Supported Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows 2003 32-bit Standard Server and Enterprise Edition
Microsoft Windows 2003 64-bit Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard and Advanced Server
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Microsoft Windows 2003 32-bit 2 node clusters
Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003

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