IBM FlashSystem 810 and IBM FlashSystem 710

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Flash technology is rapidly defining a new business landscape, where organisations can perform advanced data analytics faster than ever to gain a competitive advantage. IBM flash storage offerings provide extreme IOPS and low-latency performance to turbocharge these new IT infrastructures. When compared to equivalent disk systems, IBM flash storage solutions deliver 6.7 times more capacity in a single rack, 19 times more cost efficiency in dollars/per IOPS, and are 115 times more energy efficient.1

IBM FlashSystem 810 and IBM FlashSystem 710 are designed to speed up the performance of critical enterprise applications, including data warehousing and OLAP applications, content delivery networks, video rendering and editing software, and 3D modeling and simulation applications. These systems deliver extreme performance per gigabyte so organisations can quickly uncover business insights from IBM DB2, Oracle and other database applications. In addition, FlashSystem 810 and FlashSystem 710 eliminate storage bottlenecks with MicroLatency that enables faster decision making.

Feature Benefits
IBM® Variable Stripe
Redundant Array of Independant Disks
RAID technology
Superior flash media technology
IBM FlashSystem 810 and IBM FlashSystem 710 at a glance*
Series IBM FlashSystem 810 IBM Flash System 710
Model 9830-AE1 9830-AS1
Flash type eMLC SLC
Usable capacity (terabyte [TB]/ tebibyte [TiB]) 10.3 TB/9.4 TiB 5.2 TB/4.7 TiB
Raw maximum capacity (TB/TiB) 13.7 TB/12.5 TiB 6.9 TB/6.3 TiB
Incremental usable capacity upgrade (TB/TiB) 2.1 TB/1.9 TiB 1.0 TB/0.9 TiB
Minimum latency
Write 60 µs 60 µs
Read 110 µs 100 µs
Read (from host) 160 µs 145 µs
Maximum IOPS 4 KB
100% read 550k 570k
Mixed 70/30% read/write 430k 490k
100% write 400k 400k
Maximum bandwidth 256 KB
Read 3.3 GB/s (Fibre Channel (FC))
5 GB/s (InfiniBand (IB))
3.3 GB/s (FC)
5 GB/s (IB)
Write 2.8 GB/s (FC)
2.8 GB/s (IB)
3.3 GB/s (FC)
4.5 GB/s (IB)
Power 350 Watts 280 Watts
Cooling 1194 British thermal unit (BTU)/hr. 955 BTU/hr.
Reliability Module-level Variable Stripe RAID
Redundant interfaces
Redundant and hot-swappable power supplies
N+1 batteries
2n fans
Error-correcting code
Data integrity fields
Supported RAID levels 0
Connectivity options 4 x 8 Gb/s FC
4 x 40 Gb/s QDR IB
Client operating system support For a current list of platforms supported, please visit the IBM System Storage Interoperation Centre (SSIC )
Maximum volume support (LUNs) 1,024
Management interfaces Web, SSH, Telnet and more
Enclosure dimensions (H x W x D) 1U x 432 mm x 569 mm (1U x 17 in. x 22.5 in.)
Weight 11.3 kg / 25 lb
Environmental requirements 10°C – 35°C (50°F – 95°F) operating temperature at -30.5 m – 300 m (-100 ft – 984.25 ft)
altitude -10°C – 50°C (14°F – 122°F) non-operational
20% – 80% RH operating
10% – 90% RH non-operational
0.1g rms operational vibration
0.8g rms operational shock
3.5g 3ms half-sine pulse vertical non-operational
Regulatory compliance Safety: IEC/EN 60950, CB Certificate, UL60950-1 CAN/CSA-C22.2 No.60950-1, CE Mark
Emissions Class A: EN55022/CISPR 22, FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-003 Issue 4 Class A

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