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Centralised storage, file sharing and storage consolidation with iSCSI and Fibre Channel technology

Dell Compellent FS8600 Storage

Dell Compellent FS8600

Supports up to 2PB in a single namespace and helps cut capacity needed for unified storage and file-intensive workloads by up to 48%.

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EqualLogic FS7600 Storage System

FS7600 and 7610

Optimize file storage with EqualLogic FS7600 and FS7610 NAS appliances and the scalability, flexibility and efficiency of the new FluidFS v3 file system.

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Block and file storage on the same platform with scale-out NAS capabilities for file-intensive verticals, such as education, healthcare, life sciences, oil and gas, government and online content delivery.

Organizations looking to unify storage through a flexible, highly available scale-out SAN and NAS solution.

Processor

CPU per controller
Dual Intel E5620 4 core / 12MB L3/ 80W / 2.4GHz

Memory
24GB DDR3 1066 MHz per controller (48GB per appliance)

Scalability

Capacity scalability
Up to 2PB usable file capacity per NAS cluster, regardless of controller cluster size (requires two Storage Centers to reach max capacity)

Cluster scalability
Up to 4 FS8600 appliances (8 controllers) in a single NAS cluster

Connectivity

8Gb FC configuration options
Frontend and interconnect traffic (two options):
1GbE: (2) Intel 1GbE quad-port NICs per controller, copper only, RJ-45
10GbE: (2) Intel 10GbE dual-port NICs per controller, copper/optical, SFP+ standards

Backend: (1) QLogic dual-port FC HBA per controller, SFP+ standards

Switch is required; direct connect to the SAN is not supported

10Gb iSCSI configuration options

Frontend: (1) Intel 10GbE dual-port NIC per controller, copper/optical, SFP+ standards

Backend and interconnect: (1) Intel 10GbE dual-port NIC per controller, copper/optical, SFP+ standards

Switch is required; direct connect to the SAN is not supported; upgrades from FC to iSCSI or vice versa are not supported

Product Configurations

Storage arrays supported
Series 40, SC4020 or SC8000 controllers
SCOS 6.2.2 and newer; Enterprise Manager 2014 R1 or newer
Storage arrays supported
New or existing EqualLogic PS arrays with version 7.0 or later firmware

Capacity and bandwidth expansion
Up to 509TB usable file capacity in a single name space. One or two FS7600 or FS7610 appliances in a NAS cluster.Two Intel 1 GbE four-port NICS per controller.

Two Intel 10GbE dual-port NICs per controller.10GbE can be either SFP+ or Base-T standards, and accommodate both copper and optical connectivity.

Client connectivity over Ethernet, SAN connectivity over iSCSI Ethernet switch is required; direct connect to the SAN is not supported.

NAS appliance
Each NAS appliance has a pair of controllers in an active-active configuration, using cache mirroring and an integrated backup power supply. Each controller contains 24GB auto-adaptive R/W RAM- based cache and two quad core Intel® processors.

Management
EqualLogic Group Manager graphic user interface (GUI), command line interface (CLI)

Data Protection features
Dual controller active-active NAS appliance, redirect-on-write, user recoverable snapshots, point-in-time replication, NDMP backup ,antivirus, battery-based BPS

Memory size
Each controller has 24GB of memory (48GB per appliance) and its own backup battery that provides power sufficient to de-stage cache contents to a non-volatile internal storage device in the event of a power failure.

Protocol support
Server Message Block (SMB) 2.1, Network Files System (NFS) v3 and v4, iSCSI, Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) 4, Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), NIS (Network Information Service (NIS), Network Time Protocol (NTP), Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Address Resolution Protocol (ARP), Link Aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad), Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB)

Certified Backup Software
Dell NetVault Backup 8.6x and 9.0x, Symantec BackupExec 2010 R3 and 2012, Symantec NetBackup 7.0 or later,CommVault Simpana 9.0 or later,IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.3

Qualified antivirus software
Symantec ScanEngine 5.2 , Symantec Protection Engine 7.0, McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise 8.8 and Enterprise for Storage 1.0.2; Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 10.0; TrendMicro InterScan Web Security Suite 3.1

Directory Services
Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services, LDAP and NIS

Windows Features
LDAP Signing, SMB Signing, Roaming Profiles, Hidden Shares, Access Based Share Enumeration

Qualified SAN switches
Refer to EqualLogic Compatibility Matrix 

Technical Highlights

NFS v3 file protocol support
NFS over UDP and TCP, Kerberos 5 security options, UTF8 and ASCII support, NLM

NFS v4 file protocol support
Kerberos 5 security options, UTF8 and ASCII support, pseudo file system, locking and share modes

SMB file protocol support
SMB 1.0, 2.0 and 2.1
Durable file handles, SMB signing (MD5 and HMAC-SHA-256), large MTU, leasing

NAS volumes
Max NAS volumes per NAS cluster: 1,024
Max NAS volume size: as large as the file system/namespace

Shares/exports
Max number of CIFS shares per system: 1,024
Max number of NFS mounts/exports per system: 1,024

Concurrent active CIFS connections
Max for single appliance: 10,000
Max for a 4-appliance cluster: 40,000
("active" defined as clients engaging in I/O in the last 15 minutes)

User authentication
For CIFS clients: Kerberos 5 and NTLMv2 on Microsoft Active Directory Server
For NFS v4 clients: Kerberos 5

Directory services
Windows CIFS and NFS clients: Microsoft Active Directory 2003, 2003R2 2008R2, 2012
Linux/UNIX clients: NIS and LDAP

Max quotas
Max quota rules per volume: 512
Max user quotas per system: 1,000 

Local users
Max number of local users per cluster: 100
Max number of local groups per cluster: 100

Directories
Max number of directories per appliance: 32 billion
Max number of directories per 4-appliance cluster: 128 billion
Max number of files in a directory: 1 million
Max directory depth: 255

Files
Max file size: 10TB
Max number of files per appliance: 64 billion
Max number of files per 4-appliance cluster: 256 billion
Max file name length: 512 bytes

Snapshots
Redirect-on-write snapshots and thin volume cloning
Max number of snapshots per NAS volume: 512
Max number of snapshots per FS8600 system: 10,000
Max number of snapshot policies per system: 512

Replication
Asynchronous to peer FS8600 appliance(s), like-to-like cluster sizes only (client network speeds and array configurations can vary)
Max number of replication partners (or destinations): 16
Max number of replication policies per FS8600 system: 1,024
Max number of simultaneous volume replications: 10 outgoing, 20 incoming
Max volumes enabled for replication: 100

NDMP backup
Remote and three-way NDMP over Ethernet ports (backup over backend Fibre Channel not supported)
Certified with Quest NetVault Backup 9; CommVault Simpana 9.x; Tivoli Storage Manager 6.3; Symantec NetBackup 7.x and Backup Exec 2010R3 and 2012, EMC Networker 8.0

ICAP antivirus
Certified with Symantec ScanEngine 5.2 and Protection Engine 7.0; McAfee Virus Scan Enterprise 8.8 and Enterprise for Storage 1.0.2; Sophos Endpoint Security and Control 10.0; TrendMicro InterScan Web Security
Suite 3.1

Thin provisioning
File-level and block-level NAS volume- or file system-level thin provisioning to oversubscribe the file system capacity visible to users

Data reduction
Post-process policy-based variable block (128KB +/- 64KB) data deduplication and LZPS compression per NAS volume

Boot option
Local
Deduplication and compression
Policy-driven variable-block deduplication and LZPS compression

Client network connectivity
8 x 1Gb Ethernet using FS7600
4 x 10Gb SFP+ or Base-T Ethernet using FS7610

Storage Area Network connectivity
8 x 1Gb Ethernet using FS7600
4 x 10Gb SFP+ or Base-T Ethernet using FS7610
Direct connect to the SAN is not supported.

Min NAS Cluster size

512GB for a single appliance; 1024GB for a two appliance cluster

Max NAS Cluster size
509TB

Min/max NAS container size
20MB/509TB

Max files in a cluster
64 billion per appliance

Max NAS Containers
1024

Max file size
10 TB

Max file name length
255 bytes

Maximum number of directories in a cluster
64 billion

Maximum directory depth
512

Max NFS mounts
1024 (one or two FS7600 or FS7610 appliances)

Max CIFS shares
1024 (one or two FS7600 or FS7610 appliances)

Max concurrent CIFS connections
10,000 per NAS appliance, 20,000 for a two appliance cluster

Max Quota rules per NAS Container (user quotas)
1000 per NAS container

Max Quota rules per cluster (user quotas)

1000 per NAS cluster

Max local users in a NAS cluster
300

Max local groups in a NAS cluster
300

Snapshots
Redirect-on-write snapshots

Max snapshots per NAS container/cluster
1024/10,000

Maximum containers enabled for replication in a NAS cluster
100

Max simultaneous replicated containers
10

Max schedules per NAS cluster
512

Backup
Backups using NDMP v4

Antivirus
3rd Party anti-virus applications are supported via ICAP

Management

Enterprise Manager 2014 R1 and FluidFS v3 CLI

Chassis

Form factor
2U

Height
8.64 cm (3.4 in)

Width
44.63 cm (17.6 in) (does not include rack flange)

Depth
81.30 cm (32.0 in) (includes bezel and controllers installed)

Weight
69.5 lbs. (31.5 kg)

Rack support
ReadyRails II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks
Chassis Physical Specifications (per dual controller appliance)

Height
2U / 86.4 mm (3.4 inches)

Width

481.50 mm (18.96 inch) with rack flange.
446.3 mm (17.6 inches)—Does not include rack flange.

Depth
741.0 mm (29.2 inches)—Without bezel and handle
813.0 mm (32.0 inches)—With bezel and handle

Weight (Maximum configuration)
30.5 kg (67 lbs)

Rack Support
ReadyRails II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded-hole racks

Power

Primary power supply
2 PSUs per appliance

Backup power supply
1 battery per controller, 2 batteries per appliance

Input voltage
90-264 VAC

Output wattage
717W

Heat dissipation
2446 BTU/hr

Line frequency
47-63 Hz

Current
10.5Amp at 90 VAC steady state, 5.2Amp at 180 VAC steady state
Wattage
717W output per appliance

Voltage
90 V AC to 264V AC, autoranging, 47 Hz/63 Hz. Note: This system is also designed to be connected to IT power systems with a phase to phase voltage not exceeding 230 V.

Heat dissipation
2446 BTU/hr. Note: The heat dissipation is calculated using the power supply wattage rating. The heat dissipation values are for the entire system which includes (chassis and two controllers).

Maximum inrush current
Under typical line conditions and over the entire system ambient operating range, the inrush current may reach 55 A per power supply for 10 ms or less

Environmental Operating Conditions

Temperature
Operating: 10° to 40°C
Non-operating: -40°C to 70°C

Relative Humidity
Operating: 8% to 85% non-condensing
Non-operating: 5% to 95% non-condensing

Maximum Vibration
Operating: 0.26 GRMS (5-350Hz @ 0.0002G2/Hz for 5 minutes)
Non-operating: 1.88 GRMS @ 10-500 Hz
Temperature

Continuous operation
5 °C to 40 °C (41 °F to 104 °F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 20 °C per hour.

Storage:
-40 °C to -60°C (–40 °F to 140 °F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 20 °C per hour.

Relative humidity

Operating:
20% to 80% (non-condensing) with maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour at maximum wet bulb temperature of 29 °C (89 °F)

Non-operating:
 5% to 95% with a maximum humidity gradation of 10% per hour at a maximum wet bulb temperature of 38 °C (100 °F)

Maximum vibration

Operating:
0.26 Grms (5 Hz – 350 Hz @ 0.0002G2/Hz) in operational orientation for 5 minutes (maximum)

Non-operating:
1.88 Grms with the following PSD profile (all 6 sides tested for 15 minutes each side)

Frequency (Hz) G2/Hz
10 0.13
20 0.13
70 0.004
130 0.004
165 0.0018
500 0.0018

Maximum shock

Operating
31G half-sine shock +/-5% with pulse duration of 2.6ms +/- 10% in the operational orientation (Maximum)

Non-operating
Square wave shock of 27 G, at 235 inches/second (596.90 cm/second) velocity change (all six sides tested)

Operating altitude

-16 to 3048 m (-50 to 10,000 feet)
For altitudes above 2950 feet, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1° F/550 feet.

Non-operating
–15.2 m to 10,668 m (–50 ft to 35,000 ft)

Airborne Contaminant Level Class
G1 as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985

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