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IBM PowerLinux 7R2 * 2U, upto 4.2G 16C, upto 64GB, SFF SAS/SATA

Product ID: 8246-L2D
Status: Available

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Description:

The IBM 8246 is a PowerLinux 7R2 server that delivers the outstanding performance of the IBM POWER7+ processor in a dense, highly efficient 2U rack-optimized form factor for Linux clients. It is ideal for running multiple Linux infrastructure and application workloads, virtualized with PowerVM, more economically than traditional Linux servers. Take advantage of the scalability and capacity of the IBM PowerLinux 7R2 by leveraging IBM's feature-rich PowerVM virtualization technology to fully utilize the server's capacity and deploy virtual partitions faster. You can move workloads as needed across PowerLinux and Power Systems servers with Live Partition Mobility.

Model abstract 8246-L2D

The IBM 8246 PowerLinux 7R2 server Model L2D is a Linux only 2U rack-mount server with two sockets offering 16-core 3.6 GHz and 4.2 GHz configurations. The new PowerLinux 7R2 (8246-L2D) server also provides expanded I/O capabilities using the high-performance Gen2 PCIe interfaces. The PowerLinux 7R2 server supports a maximum of 16 DDR3 DIMM slots, with four DIMM slots included in the base configuration and 12 DIMM slots available with three optional memory riser cards, allowing for a maximum system memory of 512 GB. Memory features (two memory DIMMs per feature) supported are 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB and run at speeds of 1066 MHz.

Highlights:

The PowerLinux 7R2 is fueled by the outstanding performance and energy efficiency of the IBM POWER7+ processor modules optimized for the Linux operating system running on the IBM Power platform.

  • Powerful 64-bit 8-core POWER7+ processor modules
    • Two 16-core configurations at 3.6 GHz and 4.2 GHz

  • Up to 512 GB of memory with optional memory riser cards

  • Rich I/O options in the system unit:
    • Five PCIe Gen2 Low Profile slots
    • PCIe2 LP 4-port 1GbE Adapter (#EL11)
    • Six disk or solid-state drive (SSD) SAS SFF (small form-factor) bays -- up to 5.4 TB
    • Slimline DVD-RAM
    • Bay for tape or removable drive (with #EJ0E)
    • Integrated SAS/SATA controller with RAID 0, 1, and 10 support for disk and SSD; also supports tape and DVD

  • EnergyScale technology
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Type ModelAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
8246-L2D 2013-02-052013-02-20 --
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM PowerLinux 7R2 server
Alternate Offering IDs: 8246
Offering Type: Hardware
Offering Subtype: Standard
Content Revision Date: 20141216
Document Identifier: 000000344609
Brand Codes: B5YE8 B5Y00 B5000
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