2-socket high-memory rack server
With the PowerEdge™ C2100, you don’t have to choose memory over disk capacity. You get both so you can get results faster. Dell designed the PowerEdge C2100 to maximize space, power and cost efficiency in data centers where memory and storage density are critical: MapReduce, web analytics, database and cloud computing.
- High Memory Density — Get up to 18 double data rate 3 (DDR3) memory slots in a 2U form factor for a maximum of 144GB.
- The Right Mix of Disks — Choose between two backplane options for ultimate performance or ultimate flexibility with 12x3.5" or 24x2.5" front-loaded hard drive slots, as well as two internal 2.5" cabled hard drives.
- Focused Feature Set — Purpose-built design, optimized to provide only the features you need.
- 2-socket, 4 or 6 cores per processor
Intel® Xeon® 5500/5600 product family with L2/L3 cache: 4MB/8MB/12MB
- Novell® SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server 11 SP2 x64
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1 and HPC Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
- Intel® 5500
- 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 (1333 MT/s), 18 DIMM slots for up to 192GB SDDC, ECC
4GB/8GB/16GB low-volt DDR3 Samsung® Green Memory available
Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)
- Citrix® XenServer®
VMware® ESXi ™
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V®
- 12 x 3.5” or 24 x 2.5” hot-plug hard drives
2 additional internal 2.5” SATA HDD or SSD (optional)
2.5” 6GB SAS (15K): 146GB, 300GB
2.5” 6GB SAS (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 900GB
2.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB
2.5” SATA (7.2K RPM): 250GB, 500GB, 1TB
2.5” SSD (MLC NAND): 100GB, 200GB
3.5” SATA (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB, 2TB
3.5” SAS (15K): 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
3.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 3TB
Maximum Internal Storage:
26TB SATA or 38TB NL SAS
- 4 PCIe G2 slots:
2 x 8 PCI Express Gen2 slot
1 proprietary mezzanine for dual port 10GbE daughtercard
1 proprietary mezzanine for LSI 2008 SAS daughtercard
- Internal Controllers:
LSI® 2008 SAS daughtercard
LSI MegaRAID® SAS 9260-8i
- Onboard: Intel 82576 – 2 x Gb Ethernet and 1 x 100Mb Ethernet dedicated management port
Add-in: 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet card options
QDR InfiniBand card options
- Dual hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 750W power supplies or single high-efficiency 750W power supply
Auto-switching universal 110/220 volts
- Hot-plug hard drives
Hot-plug redundant power
Single device data correction (SDDC)
- Integrated AST2050 with 8MB VGA memory
- C2100 physical dimensions:
2U Rack-mountable chassis
Height 87.5 cm (3.44")
Width 43.74 cm (17.22")
Depth 72.2 cm (28.42")
Weight (maximum configuration) 28.5 kg (62.8 lb)
Weight (empty) 12 kg (26.5 lb)
4-post (Dell rack), sliding rails
- Services (Availability varies by region. Please contact your sales representative for details.)
Infrastructure Consulting Services
Rack Integration (U.S. only)
Basic Support, ProSupport for IT 4-Hour Support
Keep Your Hard Drive
Enterprise Wide Contract
Specialized Onsite Services
Embedded BMC with IPMI 2.0 support
Intel® Intelligent Power Node Manager compliant
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V®
Maximum flexibility and throughputThe Dell™ PowerEdge C2100 gives you a purpose-built, cost-efficient solution for managing the volume and frequency of data generated in scale-out environments.
- Choose from high-capacity 3.5" or 2.5" SATA, or high-performance serial attached SCSI (SAS), or solid-state drives (SSDs) on the front loaded drives and, 2.5" SATA or enterprise-class single-level cell (SLC) SSDs on the internal drives for the optimal storage solution (up to 38TB) to support your applications.
- Drive configuration options include 12 hot-plug 3.5" or 24 hot-plug 2.5" front-loaded hard drive slots, plus two internal 2.5" hard disk (HDDs) for added storage.
- Support for 6Gb/s SAS gives you the future-ready scalability and performance needed in high-performance file operations.
In addition to supporting extremely large memory capacity, the PowerEdge C2100 supports a wide variety of memory configurations.
Everything you need, nothing you don'tWith the PowerEdge C line of servers, Dell has leveraged its expertise in custom-built hyperscale computing and high-volume production to bring ultradense, high-performance, efficient solutions to high performance computing, web 2.0, big data, hosting and cloud builders.
We've designed PowerEdge C servers for rack deployments in large, homogenous cloud/cluster environments where the software stack predominantly provides platform availability and resiliency. We didn't add the extra features you don't need to get the job done, such as extensive systems management or broad enterprise storage.
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Dell PowerEdge C servers are available with certified software from Dell partners to create optimized, fully-supported solutions that include hardware, software, service and support. These offerings include powerful solutions for data analytics, business intelligence, and cloud computing.
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The Dell | Canonical Cloud Solution
Dell and Canonical offer a powerful open source Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud that leverages Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, Standard Edition, powered by Eucalyptus on Dell PowerEdge C servers with joint service and support. It’s easy to use, compatible with other systems and software and as secure as they come.