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PowerEdge M905 Blade Server

PowerEdge M905 Blade Server

PowerEdge M905 Blade Server

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Dell PowerEdge M905 Blade Server

Four sockets, 24 DIMMS, no barriers — the Dell PowerEdgeTM  M905 delivers powerful performance in virtualized environments.

  • Tremendous RAM capacity
  • Massive, highly available and redundant I/O connectivity
  • Outstanding performance in virtual environments

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 Choose PowerEdge M905

  Processors
Up to Six-Core AMD OpteronTM  Processors
  Chipset
NVIDIA MCP55

  Memory
24 DIMM slots
1GB/2GB/4GB ECC DDR2 667/800MHz Options
Support for up to 192GB* using 24x8GB DIMMs

  Operating Systems

Virtualization Options:
Citrix®  XenServer® 
Microsoft®  Hyper-VTM  via Microsoft®  Windows Server®  2008
VMware®  vSphereTM  4.1 (including VMware ESX®  4.1 or VMware ESXiTM  4.1)

For more information on the specific versions and additions, visit www.dell.com/OSsupport.
  Storage
Up to two Hot-Swappable Internal Drives:
25GBGB* or 50GBGB* Solid State Drive (SSD)

Maximum Internal Storage
Up to 600GB* per blade via two 2.5" 300GB* hot-swappable SAS (10k rpm) hard drives

External Storage:
Disk Storage Options
Dell/EMC products:
  • Dell/EMC fibre channel and/or iSCSI external storage, including Dell/EMC CX300, CX3-10c , CX3-20, CX3-40, and CX3-80; CX4-120, CX4-240, CX4-480 and CX4-960
  Drive Bays
Two 2.5” Hot-Swappable SAS/Solid State Drives
2.5" 500GB* SATA

  I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Fully populated mezz card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics for each blade.
Available options:
1Gb & 10Gb Ethernet:
  • Dual-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet w/ TOE (BCM-5709S)
  • Quad-Port Intel Gb Ethernet (82576)
  • Quad-Port Broadcom Gb Ethernet (BCM-5709S)
  • Dual-Port Broadcom 10Gb Ethernet (BCM-57711)
10Gb Enhanced Ethernet & Converged Network Adapters (CEE/DCB):
  • Dual-Port Qlogic®  Converged Network Adapter (QME8142) - Supports CEE/DCB 10GbE + FCoE
  • Brocade®  BR1741M-k Dual-Port Mezzanine CNA
Fibre Channel:
  • Dual-Port QLogic FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (QME2572)
  • Dual-Port Emulex FC8 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) (LPe1205-M)
  • Emulex®  8 or 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel Pass-Through Module
Infiniband:
  • Dual-Port Mellanox ConnectX Quad Data Rate (QDR) InfiniBand
  • Dual-Port Mellanox ConnectX Dual Data Rate (DDR) InfiniBand
  RAID Controllers

  Communications
Four embedded Broadcom®  NetXtreme IITM  5709 Gigabit Ethernet NICs with failover and load balancing TOE (TCPIP Offload Engine) supported on Microsoft®  Windows®  Server 2003, SP1 or higher with Scalable Networking Pack. iSCSI Offload supported on Microsoft®  Windows®  Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1 or higher, Red Hat®  Linux®  Enterprise 5, and SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10. Scalable Networking Pack for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is not required.
Boot from SAN (iSCSI and FC) supported

Optional add-in NICs:
Dual Port 10GB Enhanced Intel Ethernet Server Adapter X520-DA2 (FcoE Ready for Future Enablement)
See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Intel®  Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter
Intel®  Gigabit ET Quad Port Server Adapter

Optional add in HBAs:
See I/O Mezzanine Card Options
Fully populated mezz card slots and switch modules will yield 3 highly available, redundant I/O fabrics for each blade.

  Power
Supplied by Dell’s M1000e Blade Chassis

  Video
ATI RN50 (32MB Memory)

  Chassis
The PowerEdge M905 blade server only fits in the M1000e blade enclosure. A total of 8 x M805/M905’s or 16 x M600/M605’s can fit into every M1000e enclosure. Full height and half height blades can be mixed in M1000e enclosures with no limitations.

M905 physical dimensions:
Height: 38.5cm (15.2 in)
Width: 5cm (2 in)
Depth: 48.6cm (19.2 in)
Weight (Maximum Configuration): 11.1kg (24.5lb)

Full height blade fits inside the M-1000e Blade Chassis
Maximum of 8 per blade chassis

  Management
Dell OpenManageTM  software tools
IT Assistant-manage multiple Dell servers from a single console
OpenManage Server Administrator - 1:1 monitoring agents
Integration with 3rd party management solutions via Dell’s Certified Partner Program

Altiris Deployment Solution for Dell Blade Servers
Designed to help reduce deployment time from hours to minutes

Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) with:
Out of Band alerting, status, inventory, and troubleshooting via Secure Web GUI / CLI (telnet/SSH)
Remote Virtual Media (vMedia) and Virtual KVM (vKVM)
vMedia (virtual media) Map media from remote workstation/network to the blade
vKVM (virtual KVM) out of band remote console, supports Java or ActiveX plug-ins
IPMI 2.0 support

  Environmental
Operating Temperature: 10º C to 35º C (50º F to 95º F)*
Storage Temperature: -40º C to 65º C (-40º F to 149º F)
Operating Relative Humidity (non-condensing twmax=29C): 8% to 80% non-condensing
Maximum humidity gradient: 10% per hour, operational and non-operational conditions
Storage Relative Humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing (twmax=38C)
Operating Vibration: 0.26Grms at 10Hz to 350Hz for 15 minutes
Storage Vibration: 1.54Grms Random Vibration at 10Hz to 250Hz for 15 minutes
Operating Shock: 1 shock pulse of 41G for up to 2ms
Storage Shock: 6 shock pulses of 71G for up to 2ms
Operating Altitude: -16 to 3,048m (-50 ft to 10,000 ft)
Storage Altitude: -16m to 10,600m (-50 ft to 35,000 ft)


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  Regulatory and Environmental Compliance
Regulatory Model: FHB

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