Purpose-built with the capacity, performance and efficiency you need for Big Data workloads, the System x3650 M4 BD rack server is designed to rapidly analyse enormous volumes of data. This System x® server supports Big Data applications from IBM and independent software vendors (ISVs).

Purpose-built for Big Data workloads

Powered by the latest generation of XArchitecture™ technology, the x3650 M4 BD easily manages Big Data, Hadoop-driven workloads. The x3650 M4 BD offers:

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Up to 14 3.5-inch hard disk drives
Up to 84 TB of internal storage
16 DIMMs up to two DIMMs per channel at 1866 MHz and up to 12 cores per CPU
Redundant and hot-swap power supplies
Light path diagnostics and Predictive Failure Analysis
Wide operating temperature range and energy efficient power supplies
Form factor/height 2U Rack
Processor (max) Up to two 12-core Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 series
Cache (max) Up to 30 megabyte (MB) per processor
Memory (max) Up to 512 gigabyte (GB) via 16 slots of Samsung unregistered dual inline memory module (UDIMM), registered dual inline memory module (RDIMM) or load-reduced dual inline memory module (LRDIMM) Green Memory, up to two DIMMs per channel of Samsung Green double data rate 3 (DDR3) 32 GB, 1866 MHz LRDIMMs
Disk bays (total/hot-swap) Up to 12+2 x 3.5-inch hot-swap SATA HDDs, 2.5-inch solid-state drives (SSDs)
RAID support Available with 1, 2, 4 GB Flash and upgradable options (-5,-50,-6,-60), plus separate RAID for rear drives
Power supply (std/max) Redundant 750 W/900 W, 80 plus
Hot-swap components Power supplies and HDDs
Network Interface Controller (NIC)
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
4x 1 gigabit (Gb), (one dedicated integrated management module (IMM)) + 2 x 10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) (optional)/dedicated TPM
PCIe 3.0 Expansion slots Up to 3 x Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 3.0 slots
I/O ports Universal serial bus (USB): 2 front/4 back/2 internal
1 serial port, 1 VGA port
Maximum internal storage Up to 84 TB
Energy efficiency compliance ASHRAE and ENERGY STAR compliance, 80 PLUS Platinum power supplies
Systems management IMM2 with dedicated management port
Operating systems (OS) supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux® (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), Microsoft® Windows® Server, VMware vSphere
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite limited warranty, next business day 09:00 to 17:00, service upgrades available
6 TB 7.2K 6 Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2HS 512e HDD N2215 SAS/SATA HBA 16 GB (1x16 GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-14900 CL13 ECC DDR3 1866 MHz LP RDIMM
00FN173 47C8675 00D5048
Optimise storage with high density and low cost per GB hard drives High performance storage connectivity eliminating bottlenecks with up to 12 Gbps per lane Add more memory to help improve the performance of all your workloads

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