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Dell EMC Boot Optimized Server Storage-S1 User's Guide


BOSS-S1 is a simple RAID solution card designed specifically for booting a server's operating system. The card supports up to two 6 Gbps M.2 SATA drives. The BOSS-S1 adapter card has a x8 connector using PCIe gen 2.0 x2 lanes, available only in the low-profile and full-height form factors. The BOSS-S1 modular card has a dedicated slot in modular servers.

NOTE: BOSS-S1 card allows you to create only one virtual disk from the available physical disks. Specifying the size of a virtual disk is not supported.
NOTE: There are no status LEDs on the BOSS-S1 card.
Figure 1. Features of the BOSS-S1 adaptercard
Features of BOSS card
  1. SATA drive connector (2)
  2. 80 mm M.2 SATA drive 1
  3. 80 mm M.2 SATA drive 2
Figure 2. Features of the BOSS-S1 modular card
Features of Modular BOSS card
  1. Modular BOSS-S1 card
  2. SATA drive connector
  3. 80 mm M.2 SATA drive

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