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ESVA Cluster File System
High-Performance Solution for File Sharing and Data Storage

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ESVA Cluster File System
ESVA Cluster File System
ESVA Cluster File System
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Overview:


The Solution

The ESVA Cluster File System is a comprehensive solution that offers high-speed file access and sharing and extremely reliable, enterprise-class data storage. Designed for applications such as media production, archiving and HPC (High Performance Computing), the solution features storage systems, two metadata servers, an optional LAN gateway server and a system agent that work seamlessly together and significantly simplify your hardware and software infrastructures. Featuring high performance, flexible scalability and excellent cost efficiency, the ESVA Cluster File System is ideally suited for today’s demanding business environments.

Main Components

  • One (1) or more ESVA storage systems featuring 8Gb/s Fibre Channel, 10Gb/s iSCSI host connectivity
  • Two (2) Metadata Servers
  • One (1) LAN Gateway Server (optional)
  • System Agent

Cluster File System

Key Features

The ESVA Cluster File System offers a comprehensive solution that stands out with the following features:

  • Flexible scalability: add capacity up to 4PB
  • Broad platform support: Windows, Mac, Linux clients
  • Scalable performance
  • Excellent data protection and availability
  • Easy system management

Featurs & Benefits:


Features Benefits
Comprehensive solution Create a cluster file system infrastructure with a single purchase; No need to piece together a solution with products from different vendors
Excellent performance Meet the needs of demanding media and HPC applications
Broad client support Offers support for Windows, Mac and Linux clients
Flexible scalability Scale the ESVA Cluster File System up to 4PB capacity
Proven track record
  • Enterprise Scalable Virtualized Architecture (ESVA) has been successfully adopted by a wide range of users around the world.
  • ESVA Cluster File System has contributed to the success of major media and sporting events, including the 2010 Asian Games held in Guangzhou, China.

Specifications:


ESVA Cluster File System Specifications
The ESVA Cluster File System consists of one (1) or more ESVA storage systems, two (2) metadata servers, one (1) optional LAN gateway server, and a system agent
ESVA storage
  • Host connectivity options
    • ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L: four (4) 10Gb/s iSCSI host ports
    • ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830: eight (8) 8Gb/s FC host ports
  • Drive connectivity
    • Exclusively 6Gb/s SAS (up to 16 drives per system)
  • Supported drives
    • 2.5" SAS 6G MLC SSD - 200GB, 400GB or 800GB
    • 2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, 900GB or 1.2GB
    • 3.5" 15K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB or 600GB
    • 3.5" 7,200 RPM NL SAS drives - 2TB, 3TB, or 4TB
  • Form factor
    • 3U rackmount
* The ESVA Local Replication License (Snapshot and Volume Copy/Mirror) and ESVA Remote Replication License are not available when using ESVA storage systems in the ESVA Cluster File System. For more information, please contact Infortrend sales representatives.
Metadata server
  • System options:
    • MD1000-2 – bundled with ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L
    • MD1000-3 – bundled with ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830
  • Processor
    • One (1)
  • Memory
    • 8GB
  • Storage connectivity
    • Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI ports (MD1000-2)
    • Two (2) 8Gb/s FC ports (MD1000-3)
  • MDS HA connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Client connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Internal disk drive
    • Two (2) SATA drives
  • Operating system (OS)
    • CentOS
  • HA function
    • Yes
  • Form factor
    • 1U rackmount
  • Temperature
    • 10 to 35°C operating
  • Relative humidity
    • 8 to 80% non-condensing, operating
  • Dimensions
    • 347mm (W) x 43mm (H) x 650mm (D)
  • Weight
    • 20.86kg
* Metadata server shipments include two systems
System agent
  • Platform support
    • Windows, Mac and Linux platforms
LAN gateway server (Optional)
  • System options
    • GW1000-2 – bundled with ESVA E75-2230, E75-2230L
    • GW1000-3 – bundled with ESVA F75-2830, F75-2830L, F60-2830
  • Processor
    • Two (2)
  • Memory
    • 12GB
  • Storage connectivity
    • Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI ports (GW1000-2)
    • Two (2) 8Gb/s FC ports (GW1000-3)
  • MDS Connectivity
    • Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
  • Client Connectivity
    • Four (4) 1Gb/s ports
  • Internal Disk Drive
    • Two (2) SATA drives
  • Operating system (OS)
    • CentOS
  • Protocol support
    • CIFS, NFS
  • Form factor
    • 1U rackmount
  • Temperature
    • 10 to 35°C operating
  • Relative humidity
    • 8 to 90% non-condensing, operating
  • Dimensions
    • 347mm (W) x 43mm (H) x 650mm (D)
  • Weight
    • 12.84kg
Service and support
  • Standard service
    • 3-year limited hardware warranty and 8x5 phone, web and email support
    • Software updates: 24x7 phone, web and email support
    • 3-year replacement part dispatch on the next business day
  • Upgrade/Extension Options*
    • Advanced service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics on the next business day
    • Premium service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics in four hours
* Upgrade/ Extension options may vary by region

Product Compare:


ESVA Cluster File System
ESVA Storage1
System ESVA E75-2230
ESVA E75-2230L
ESVA F75-2830
ESVA F75-2830L
ESVA F60-2830
Host Connectivity Four (4) 10Gb/s iSCSI Ports Eight (8) 8Gb/s FC Ports
Drive Connectivity 6Gb/s SAS (up to 16 drives per system)
Supported Drives 2.5" SAS 6G MLC SSD - 200GB, 400GB or 800GB
2.5" 10K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB, 600GB, 900GB or 1.2TB
3.5" 15K RPM SAS drives - 300GB, 450GB or 600GB
3.5" 7,200 RPM Nearline SAS drives - 2TB, 3TB, 4TB or 6TB
Form Factor 3U Rackmount
Metadata Server2
System MD1000-2 MD1000-3
Processor One (1)
Memory 8GB
Storage Connectivity Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI Ports Two (2) 8Gb/s FC Ports
MDS HA Connectivity Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
Client Connectivity Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
Internal Disk Drive Two (2) SATA Drives
Operating System (OS) CentOS
HA Function Yes
Form Factor 1U Rackmount
System Agent
Platform Support3 Windows, Mac and Linux platforms
LAN Gateway Server4
System GW1000-2 GW1000-3
Processor Two (2)
Memory 12GB
Storage Connectivity Two (2) 10Gb/s iSCSI Ports Two (2) 8Gb/s FC Ports
MDS Connectivity Two (2) 1Gb/s ports
Client Connectivity Four (4) 1Gb/s ports
Internal Disk Drive Two (2) SATA Drives
Operating System (OS) CentOS
Protocol Support CIFS, NFS
Form Factor 1U Rackmount
Service and Support
Standard Service 3-year limited hardware warranty and 8x5 phone, web and email support
3-year replacement part dispatch on the next business day
Software updates: 24x7 phone, web and email support
Upgrade/Extension Options5 Advanced Service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics on the next business day
Premium Service: 3-year 24x7 phone, email and web support + onsite diagnostics in four hours

1The ESVA Local Replication License (Snapshot and Volume Copy/Mirror) and ESVA Remote Replication License are not applicable when using ESVA storage systems in the ESVA Cluster File System. For more information, please contact Infortrend sales representatives.
2 Metadata server shipments include two (2) systems.
3 For more information, please contact Infortrend sales representatives.
4> Optional.
5 Upgrade/Extension Options may vary by region

Documentation:

Download the ESVA Cluster File System Datasheet (PDF).

 

ESVA Cluster File System
ESVA Cluster File System
ESVA Cluster File System
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