Software RAID

Software RAID


Introduction to Software RAID

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Introduction to Software RAID

The below table explains the software RAID in detail:

Software RAID/ Supported features

S140

S130

S110

PowerEdge servers

14G systems:

  • R740/R740xd
  • R640
  • R940
  • C6400
  • C6420

  • R440
  • T440
  • T640
  • R540
  • M640
  • FC640

13G systems:

  • T130
  • R230
  • R330
  • T330
  • R430
  • T430
  • FC430
  • R530
  • R630
  • T630
  • M630
  • FC630
  • R730
  • R730xd
  • R830
  • M830
  • FC830
  • C4130

NOTE: Not supported on R930, C6320, and C6320p

12G systems:

  • T20
  • R220
  • R320
  • T320
  • R420
  • T420
  • M420
  • R520
  • M520
  • T620
  • R620
  • M620
  • R720
  • R820
  • M820
  • R920

Configuration

Up to 30 NVMe PCIe SSDs, SATA SSDs, SATA drives depending on your system backplane configuration

Up to 10 chipset connect SATA drives

Up to 4 chipset SATA drives

Management applications

  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) RAID Configuration Utility
  • Dell OpenManage Storage Management
  • Lifecycle Controller
  • iDRAC
  • BIOS Configuration Utility (Ctrl+R)
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) RAID Configuration Utility
  • Dell OpenManage Storage Management
  • Lifecycle Controller
  • BIOS Configuration Utility (Ctrl+R)
  • Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) RAID Configuration Utility
  • Human Interface Infrastructure (HII)

Supported High-level specifications

  • 512 native and 512e drives.
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 10
  • I/O controller - Intel C621 (C620 series chipset)
  • PTR (Prepare to remove) for NVMe Non-RAID drives
  • 512 native, 512e drives, and 4Kn native drives
  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 10.
  • I/O controller—Intel X99 and Intel C236 chipsets

NOTE: The Intel C236 chipset is supported only on PowerEdge R330, R230, T330, and T130 systems.

  • RAID levels 0, 1, 5, and 10
  • I/O Controller HUB (ICH) or Platform Controller Hub (PCH) chipset


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Article ID: SLN312377

Last Date Modified: 08/14/2018 02:19 AM


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