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Dell Compellent SC8000

Dell Compellent SC8000

Enhance storage performance, efficiency and scalability with the next-generation Dell Compellent SC8000 Storage Center Controller.

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Compellent SC200 3.5 HDD Storage Enclosure

Dell Compellent SC200/SC220

Add capacity to your Dell Compellent Storage Center with flexible, energy-efficient, next-generation SC200 and SC220 expansion enclosures.

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Compellent SC280 Storage

Dell Compellent SC280

Store more data in a smaller footprint with the densest storage enclosure from any major storage vendor in its class.

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compellent flash optimizer storage

Dell Compellent Flash Optimized Solutions

Gain up to 2x price advantage over competitive hybrid-flash solutions and up to 5x price advantage over other all-flash solutions.

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Dell Compellent FS8600 Storage

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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GREAT FOR

Enterprise storage area networks (SANs) that need enhanced efficiency and diagnostics as well as nondisruptive capacity scaling for future data center requirements.

Growing enterprise and midsize business SANs that require an efficient, flexible storage solution with nondisruptive capacity scaling for data center expansion.

Large-scale enterprise deployments, co-location facilities and file workflows, such as radiology, life sciences and media archival.

Enhancing performance in enterprise applications as well as gaining improved throughput and lowering latency for VDI environments.

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.

Storage

Drive Interfaces
SAS and NL-SAS drives. Also backwards compatible with existing Compellent Fibre Channel and SATA drives.
Different drive types, transfer rates and rotational speeds can be mixed in same system
SAS SSD (supported on the SC220)
400GB SAS (write-intensive SLC SSD)
1.6TB GB SAS ( read-intensive MLC SSD)

SAS HDD (supported on the SC220)
1TB 7.2K RPM

Scalability

Each system supports 32GB or 128GB of memory (16GB or 64GB per controller)
Each system supports up to 960 SAS drives in the storage array.
Each 3.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 12 SAS drives.
Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS drives.
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

Processor

Two 2.5GHz 6-core Intel™ processors per controllerCPU per controller
Dual Intel E5620 4 core / 12MB L3/ 80W / 2.4GHz

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

RAID

Supports RAID 0, 5, 6, RAID 10, and RAID 10 DM (Dual Mirror) Any combination of RAID levels can exist on a single Storage Center
Multiple RAID levels can exist on the same storage tier within an array

Connectivity

Front-End Connectivity
Fibre Channel (4Gb, 8Gb, 16Gb), iSCSI (1Gb, 10Gb), FCoE (10Gb)
Simultaneous interface support

Maximum Front-End Ports
16 (Fibre Channel), 10 (1Gb iSCSI), 10 (10Gb iSCSI), 10 (FCoE) per controller. NOTE: SC8000 controller can support up to 16 FC front-end ports with 4-port low-profile SAS back-end IO option.

Back-end Connectivity
SAS (6Gb & 3Gb), Fibre Channel (2Gb, 4Gb, 8Gb)

Maximum Back-End Ports
16 (Fibre Channel), 20 (SAS) per controller – NOTE: No SATA ports, FC and SATA enclosures are connected to FC8 IO card.

Fibre Channel and SATA expansion enclosures connect to SC8000 via Fibre Channel IO expansion card
SC8000 Front-end connectivity
Fibre Channel (4Gb, 8Gb, 16Gb), iSCSI (1Gb, 10Gb), FCoE (10Gb) Simultaneous interface support

SC8000 Maximum front-end ports
16 (Fibre Channel), 10 (1Gb iSCSI), 10 (10Gb iSCSI), 10 (FCoE) per controller
NOTE: SC8000 controller can support up to 16 FC front-end ports with 4-port low-profile SAS back-end IO option.

SC8000 Back-end connectivity
SAS (6Gb, 3Gb), Fibre Channel (2Gb, 4Gb, 8Gb)

SC8000 Maximum back-end ports
16 (FC), 20 (SAS) per controller
NOTE: No SATA ports, FC and SATA enclosures are connected to 8Gb Fibre Channel IO card.
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

Chassis

Storage Controller
Rack size: 2U
Height: 87.3 mm (3.44 inch)
Width: 482.4 mm (18.98 inch) with rack latches
444 mm (17.08 inch) without rack latches
Depth: 755.8 mm (29.75 inch) with bezel
Weight: 19.73 kg (43.5 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

Scalability:
SC200: Each 3.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 12 SAS drives.
SC220: Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS drives.
Capacity:
SC200: 48T per 2U
SC220: 38.4TB per 2U
Height:
8.7cm (3.43 inches)
Width:
48.2cm (18.98 inches)
Depth:
SC200: 59.4cm (23.39 inches)
SC220: 54.1cm (21.30 inches)
Weight:
SC200:
28.39 kg (62.6 lb) (maximum configuration)
8.84 kg (19.5 lb) (empty)
SC220:
23.31 kg (51 lb) (maximum configuration)
8.61 kg (19 lb) (empty)
Wattage:
700W (Power Supply Rating), 450W maximum draw
Heat Dissipation:
SC200:
2,389 BTU/hr (at 700W)
1,536 BTU/hr Max
SC220:
2,389 BTU/hr (at 700W)
1,621 BTU/hr Max
Voltage:
100-240 VAC, auto sensing
Frequency:
50/60 Hz
Amperage:
8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V
Drives:
SC200:
3.5” SSD Drives
200GB, SAS, 6Gb, SSD
400GB, SAS, 6Gb, SSD

3.5” SAS Drives
450GB, SAS, 6Gb, 15K HDD
600GB, SAS, 6Gb, 15K HDD
2TB, SAS, 6Gb, 7.2K HDD
3TB, SAS, 6Gb, 7.2K HDD
4TB, SAS, 6Gb, 7.2K HDD

3.5” Fibre Channel
300GB Fibre Channel15K
600GB Fibre Channel 15K
SC220:
2.5” SSD Drives
200GB, SAS, 6Gb, SSD
400GB, SAS, 6Gb, SSD (write intensive SLC for Flash-optimized solutions)
1.6TB SSD (read intensive MLC for Flash-optimized solutions)

2.5” SAS Drives
146GB, SAS, 6Gb, 15K HDD
300GB, SAS, 6Gb, 15K HDD
600GB, SAS, 6Gb, 10K HDD
900GB, SAS, 6Gb, 10K HDD
1TB, SAS, 6Gb, 7.2K HDD

Rack:
ReadyRails™ II static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting
Maximum Power Draw:
74 amps

Height: 22.230 cm (8.8 inches)

Width: 48.260 cm (19 inches)

Depth: 91.44 cm (36 inches)

Weight: 130.7 kg (287.5 lbs) when full

Wattage: 2184 power supply rating

Heat Dissipation: 7,455 BTU/hr (at 2184W) 6,144 BTU/hr (at max power of 1800W)

Voltage: 208-240 VAC

Frequency: 50/60 Hz

Amperage: 7.4A at 241V

Operating Temperature: 5˚ to 35˚C (41˚ to 95˚F)

Non-operating Temperature: -40˚ to 70˚C (-40˚ to 158˚F)
SC8000 controller
Rack size: 2U
Height: 87.3 mm (3.44 inch)
Width: 482.4 mm (18.98 inch) with rack latches; 444 mm (17.08 inch) without rack latches
Depth: 755.8 mm (29.75 inch) with bezel
Weight: 19.73 kg (43.5 lbs)

SC220 enclosure
Height: 87.3 mm (3.44 inch)
Width: 482.4 mm (18.98 inch)
Depth: 541 mm (21.30 inch)
Weight: 23.31 kg (51 lb) (maximum configuration)
8.61 kg (19 lb) (empty)
Wattage: 700W (Power Supply Rating) hot swappable 80 Plus® Silver certified power supplies, 475W maximum draw
Heat Dissipation: 2,389 BTU/hr (at 700W) and 1,621 BTU/hr Max (at 475W)
Voltage: 100-240 VAC, auto sensing
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Amperage: 8.6 A at 100 V, 4.3 A at 240 V

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

Technical Highlights

SC8000 Product operating system
Storage Center 6.4 or later

SC8000 OS support
Microsoft® Windows Server®, Oracle® Solaris, HP®-UX,Oracle Linux, IBM® AIX®, Novell® NetWare, SLES, Apple, HPTru64, VMware® Citrix XenServer, RedHat

SC8000 Processor
2 x 2.5 GHz six-core (Sandy Bridge) Intel™ processors per controller

SC8000 Memory (read cache)
16GB* to 64GB total available cache per controller, with a maximum 128GB per dual controller system (a dual controller configuration is required to support full high availability and failover capabilities in production environments)

SC8000 Storage capacity
Each system supports up to 960 SAS drives. The maximum usable capacity supported by a system varies based on configuration.. Each 2.5" SAS enclosure holds up to 24 SAS drives.

SC8000 RAID
Supports RAID 0, 5, 6, RAID 10 and RAID 10 DM (dual mirror). Any combination of RAID levels can exist on a single Storage Center. Multiple RAID levels can exist on the same storage tier within an array.
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

Environmental Operating Conditions

SC8000 Controller:
Power: Dual, Redundant 750W 80 plus® Platinum certified power supplies
Maximum Power: 425W

Max Heat Dissipation: 1,450 BTU/hr

Operating Temperature: 50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)
Non-Operating Temperature: -40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C)
Operating Humidity Ranges (non-condensing): Operating, 20% to 80%
Non-Operating Humidity (non-condensing): 5% to 95%
Inlet Type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
SC8000 controller
Power: Dual, redundant 750W 80 Plus® Platinum-certified power supplies
Maximum Power: 425W
Max Heat dissipation: 1,450 BTU/hr
Operating temperature: 50 - 95°F (10 - 35°C)
Non-operating temperature: -40 - 149°F (-40 - 65°C) Operating humidity ranges (non-condensing): 20% to 80%
Non-operating humidity (non-condensing): 5% to 95%
Inlet type: NEMA 5-15/CS22.2, n°42
Fan: 6 internal hot-pluggable fans
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

Emissions/Safety

Controller
FCC Class A; EN55022 Class A; EN 61000-3-2/-3-3; CISPR 22 Class A; EN55024/CISPR 24; (EN 61000-4-2, EN 61000-4-3, EN 61000-4-4, EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-6, EN 61000-4-8, EN 61000-4-11); EN60950/IEC 60950 Compliant UL Listed (USA), CUL Listed (Canada), TUV Certified (Germany), CE Marking (Europe)

Regulatory

Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®

The Dell SC8000 Storage Center Controller, SC200/SC220 Expansion Enclosures, and SC280 Dense Enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
Energy Star
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

ENERGY STAR®

The Dell SC8000 Storage Center Controller, SC200/SC220 Expansion Enclosures, and SC280 Dense Enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
Energy Star
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment 

ENERGY STAR®

The Dell SC8000 Storage Center Controller, SC200/SC220 Expansion Enclosures, and SC280 Dense Enclosure have earned the ENERGY STAR Data Center Storage designation. Click here to learn more about the ENERGY STAR Storage 1.0 designation.
Energy Star
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment
Product Safety, EMC and Environmental Datasheets
Dell Regulatory Compliance Home Page
Dell and the Environment

Technical Highlights

Expansion Enclosure
Interface Speed:
6 Gb/s SAS
Drive Support:
SAS
Intermixed Drive Capacities:
Yes
Max Number of Drives per Enclosure:
SC200: 12
SC220: 24
Max Number of Drives per Array:
960
Redundant and Hot-swappable Power Supplies:
Yes
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: 100,000

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

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

Product Configurations

Storage arrays supported
Series 40 or SC8000 controllers
SCOS 6.2.2 and newer; Enterprise Manager 2014 R1 or newer

Management

Enterprise Manager 2014 R1 and FluidFS v3 CLI

Notification Methods

Compellent Phone Home

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
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