IBM FlashSystem V840
Enterprise Performance Solution

Accelerate applications with enterprise-class, advanced storage capabilities

IBM FlashSystem V840 Enterprise Performance Solution – Base configuration
Models 9846/8-AC1, 9846/8-AE1
Flash type eMLC
Flash module configuration 4 x 1 TB, 6 x 1 TB, 8 x 1 TB, 10 x 1 TB, 12 x 1 TB, 8 x 2 TB, 10 x 2 TB, 12 x 2 TB, 8 x 4 TB, 10 x 4 TB, 12 x 4 TB
Maximum storage capacity Internal storage enclosure(s): Scalable from 2 TB (usable) up to 320 TB with full scale-out of control enclosures
Effective internal: From 10 TB to 1.6 PB with full scale-out of control enclosures (@ 80% reduction)
External: Up to 32 PB usable capacity
Maximum performance – Fixed building block (100% read, cache miss)
Minimum latency (4K) 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 526,000
Bandwidth (128K) 6.2 GB/s
Maximum performance – Scalable building block (100% read, cache miss)
Latency (4K) 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 630,000
Bandwidth (128K) 6.2 GB/s
Maximum performance – Scaled out (100% read, 4 building blocks)*
Latency 200 µs
IOPS (4K) 2,520,000
Bandwidth (128K) 19.2 GB/s
IOPS (4K) using IBM Real-time Compression 1,200,000
RAS features Two-dimensional flash RAID Hot-swappable flash modules
Tool-less module installation/replacement
Concurrent code load
Redundant and hot-swappable components
Encryption AES-XTS 256
FlashSystem V840 fixed building block - host connectivity options 8 x 16 Gb Fibre Channel
10 x 8 Gb Fibre Channel
8 x 10 Gb Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
8 x 10 Gb iSCSI
FlashSystem V840 scalable building block - host connectivity options 8 x 16 Gb Fibre Channel
16 x 8 Gb Fibre Channel
16 x 10 Gb Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)
16 x 10 Gb iSCSI
Virtualization software model 5639-FS7
Shared SMP processor configuration Two Intel Xeon E5 v2 Series eight-core processors
Processor memory 64 GB per engine
Dimensions (height x width x depth) 6U x 445 mm x 761 mm (6U x 17.5 in. x 29.96 in.)
Weight 78 kg (171.8 lb) fully loaded