IBM System x GPFS Storage Server

IBM Intelligent Cluster Summary at a glance
Systems IBM System x3650 M4 rack-mount servers
Interconnects Adapters Switches
10 Gigabit Ethernet Mellanox IBM/Mellanox/Others
40 Gigabit Ethernet Mellanox IBM/Mellanox/Others
InfiniBand Mellanox Mellanox
SAS Adapters LSI NA
Storage units IBM System x Storage Server JBODs
Processors Intel Xeon Processor
Operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Cluster management software IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) for Linux
  Model 21 Model 22 Model 24 Model 26
Number of JBODS 1 2 4 6
Drive Capacity 1.2 TB 1.2 TB 2, 3, 4 TB 2, 3, 4 TB
Maximum number of drives 24 48 232 348
Supported RAID levels RAID-1, -6 (8+2P or 8+3P) with IBM Declustered RAID technology
Rack cabinets
42U Rack Cabinet 79.5 inches H x 25.2 inches W x 43.3 inches D (2020 mm x 640 mm x 1100 mm); 574.2 lbs (261 kg)
Power IBM Ultra Density Enterprise 60A/208V/3ph (US)
Scalability Building block approach—capacity increases as more building blocks are added to scale out the entire solution. If the solution is sold as standalone, one additional server node is required for quorum.
Warranty 3-year parts, customer replaceable unit (CRU) or on-site labor, limited warranty, with individual nodes retaining the warranty and service upgrade offerings for that IBM machine type; optional warranty service upgrades. Support is 9 x 5, next business day

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