Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Server Resources

Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Server Resources


Dell 12th Generation

Figure 1:Dell 12th Generation

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Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers and related solutions, first announced on February 27th, 2012 (wave 2 was announced on May 14th, 2012), were designed based on feedback from 7,700 customers across the world. Dell's new systems are optimized around customer workloads and introduce significant improvements in compute performance, systems management, power efficiency, and storage / memory density.

This page serves as an in depth technical resource and interaction point for technologies relevant to the Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation of Servers:

Contents: Wiki Articles - White Papers - Videos - Blogs - Forum & Chats - Links

Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Server Notable Technologies:

  • Agent-free server management via the Dell iDRAC7 with LifeCycle Controller
  • Automatic firmware updates for replacement parts via iDRAC7 with LifeCycle Controller
  • More powerful CPUs - up to 8 cores on Intel Xeon E5-2600 series processors
  • Increased memory capacity - up to 24 DIMMs on 2U
  • 10Gb networking across infrastructure
  • Dell Select Network Adapters - flexible approach to integrated networking
  • Switch Independent Partitioning - split a 10GB network port into up 4 ways
  • PCIe Express Flash - low latency SSDs on a dedicated backplane for inbox data tiering
  • CacheCade data caching technology
  • Increased I/O capacity, support for PCIe Generation 3
  • Fail-safe dual hypervisors
  • Dell ReadyRails II mounting interface for compatibility with a wide range of rack enclosures
  • Powerful yet simple to use OpenManage Essentials Systems Management Console
  • Power management at server, rack, row, & room level with OpenManage Power Center
  • Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers ship in a variety of form factors:
    • Tower - T620, T420, T320, T20
    • Rack - New R920, R820, R720, R720xd, R620, R520, R420, R320, C6220
    • Blade - M820, M620, M520, M420
    • Shared Infrastructure - Dell PowerEdge VRTX
  • More Information available at

Join the Technical Conversation on Dell TechCenter:

  • Forum - 12th Generation PowerEdge Discussion Forum
  • Chat - Feb 28th, 2012 - Equalogic 10Gb Arrays & OpenManage Essentials
  • Chat - March 6th, 2012 - Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers
  • Chat - May 15th, 2012 - Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Server Wave 2

Blog Posts:

Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge
Figure 2: Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge

Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers Wiki Articles

Systems Management

Networking

  • Force 10 Virtual Network Architecture

Storage

Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Server Whitepapers:

12th Generation PowerEdge Features

Third Party Studies - Dell PowerEdge 12 Generation Servers

Systems Management - Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers

Solutions - Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Servers

Databases

Performance Benchmarking

Featured Dell Websites and Links:

Dell Interactive Server Demo
Figure 3:
Dell Interactive Server Demo

Get a closer look inside the 12th Generation PowerEdge Server portfolio and exploree with the new Dell Interactive Rack, Tower and Blade 3D demo tool. Turn, spin, and pull out components of our servers.

Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Server Videos:


Youtube Video : Dell PowerEdge 12th Generation Server Videos
Virtualization & Networking - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?


Youtube Video:
Virtualization & Networking - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?

Storage + GPU - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?


Youtube Video:
Storage + GPU - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?

Systems Management + Power & Cooling - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?


Youtube Video: Systems Management + Power & Cooling - What's New with Dell 12th Generation PowerEdge Servers?

Overview of the Dell PowerEdge R720xd - 6 PCI slots, up to 26 HDD, full length GPUs

Zac Cravens, Dell OEM Solutions Mechanical Lead, shows some of the new features in the R720xd. Learn more at


Youtube Video: Overview of the Dell PowerEdge R720xd - 6 PCI slots, up to 26 HDD, full length GPUs

Dell Hot Spare Power Supply Demo - 12th Generation Servers - R720
  • 0:00-7:15 - Hot spare demo on a Dell R720
  • 7:15-8:50 - Graphing out details of hot spare power savings

Youtube Video: Dell Hot Spare Power Supply Demo - 12th Generation Servers - R720

Dell Select Network Adapters

Brian Payne, Dell Executive Director of PowerEdge Marketing discusses Select Network Adapters. Various Dell Networking partners join the conversation as well.

  • 0:00-2:52 - Dell Select Network Adapter Benefits
  • 2:53-4:14 - Broadcom Select Network Adapters
  • 4:15-5:20 - Intel Select Network Adapters
  • 5:21-6:25 - Qlogic Select Network Adapters

Youtube Video: Dell Select Network Adapters

Introducing the Dell Quick Resource Locator for 12th Generation Servers

A new feature that allows easy access to interactive demos and information about 12th Gen servers online using QR codes and your smart phone

Youtube Video: Introducing the Dell Quick Resource Locator for 12th Generation Servers

How-To Customize the LCD Display on Dell 12th Gen OEM Servers

Dell OEM enhanced the LCD Takeover capabilities with our Dell 12th Generation Servers. Andrew Wilks, Dell OEM Solutions Systems Engineer , walks through how to use the LCD Takeover SDK as well as various capabilities such as adding logos, color changes, and more.




Article ID: SLN311929

Last Date Modified: 08/17/2018 06:38 AM


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