Family 9831+01 IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820

IBM United States Sales Manual
Revised:  December 12, 2017.

Table of contents
TOC Link Product life cycle dates TOC Link Technical description
TOC Link Abstract TOC Link Publications
TOC Link Highlights TOC Link Features
TOC Link Description TOC Link Accessories
TOC Link Product positioning TOC Link Supplies
TOC Link Models  

 
Product life cycle dates
Type Model Announced Available Marketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
9831-AE2 2013/04/112013/04/15 2014/07/222018/01/31
9831-AS2 2013/04/112013/04/15 2014/03/282018/01/31

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Abstract

The IBM 9831 is the FlashSystem portfolio of flash-based storage systems. Leveraging flash solid state storage technology, FlashSystem devices are designed for cost-effective, high storage performance used to accelerate critical business applications. IBM FlashSystem 720 and IBM FlashSystem 820 devices feature Variable Stripe RAID, 2D Flash RAID, and other unique reliability technologies. Connectivity options include four 8 Gbps FC or four 40 Gbps QDR InfiniBand interface ports.

Model abstract 9831-AS2

The IBM 9831 FlashSystem 720 Model AS2 storage system that occupies 1U of standard 19-inch rack space and provides 5 or 10 TB of usable RAID 5 protected capacity (6 or 12 TB with RAID 0), based on SLC Flash technology.

Model abstract 9831-AE2

The IBM 9831 FlashSystem 820 Model AE2 is a storage system that occupies 1U of standard 19-inch rack space and provides 10 or 20 TB of usable RAID 5 protected capacity (12 or 24 TB with RAID 0), based on eMLC Flash technology.
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Highlights

FlashSystem 720 and IBM FlashSystem 820 deliver fast storage in a compact 1U rack mount design:

  • Four 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) or 40 Gbps quadruple data rate (QDR) InfiniBand interface ports
  • Up to 10 TB of usable RAID 5 protected single-level cell (SLC) flash storage capacity (12.4 TB usable RAID 0, 16.5 TB raw capacity), or 20 TB of usable RAID 5 protected enterprise multi-level cell (eMLC) flash (24.7 TB usable RAID 0, 33.0 TB raw capacity) storage
  • Dual power supplies with batteries to shut down safely in power loss events
  • Web-based user interface with Service Center software for centralized and simplified service and support
  • One-year warranty with customer replaceable units (CRU) and on-site service, along with optional warranty and service upgrades

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Description

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems occupy 1U of standard 19-inch rack space and are available in the following models:

  • IBM FlashSystem 720 provides 5 or 10 TB of usable RAID 5 protected capacity (6 or 12 TB with RAID 0), based on SLC Flash technology
  • IBM FlashSystem 820 provides 10 or 20 TB of usable RAID 5 protected capacity (12 or 24 TB with RAID 0), based on eMLC Flash technology

IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems are external, shared flash solid state storage devices that provide high performance, density, and efficiency in small integrated rackmount footprints. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 have a unique combination of extremely low latency and high performance that offers customers scalable usable capacity points from 5 up to 20 TB (fully protected) using either SLC or eMLC flash storage media. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 products also incorporate advanced reliability technology, including 2D Flash RAID and Variable Stripe RAID self-healing data protection.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems are important building blocks for today's high-performance storage environments. As standard primary data storage devices, FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 products deliver performance beyond that of most traditional arrays, even those that incorporate solid state drives (SSDs) or other flash technology. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems can also be used as the top tier of storage in tiered storage architectures, such as the IBM Easy Tier functionality available in IBM System Storage SAN Volume Controller (SVC) or Storwize V7000 storage virtualization platforms. Variable Stripe RAID provides innovative data protection within each flash module of the FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage system. Variable Stripe RAID technology allows each flash storage module to recover internally from most common flash failures. The systems are designed to recover without requiring downtime, loss of usable capacity, or loss of data protection. Variable Stripe RAID rebuilds are managed by distributed controllers on each flash module, rather than centralized controllers. This higher granularity of Variable Stripe RAID versus traditional RAID arrangements minimizes rebuild times and helps to improve data availability.

2D Flash RAID technology within FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 provides two independent layers of RAID 5 data protection within each system: the module-level Variable Stripe RAID technology, and an additional system-level RAID 5 across flash modules. When operating in system-level RAID 5 mode, redundant centralized RAID controllers create a 10+1+1 RAID 5 arrangement across the twelve flash modules in the system. The system-level RAID 5 complements the Variable Stripe RAID technology implemented within each flash module, and provides protection against data loss and data unavailability resulting from flash module failures. It also allows data to be rebuilt onto a hot spare module, so flash modules can be replaced without data disruption.

In addition to 2D Flash RAID and Variable Stripe RAID data protection, FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems incorporate other reliability features, including:

  • Error correcting codes to provide bit-level reconstruction of data from flash chips
  • Checksums and data integrity fields designed to protect all internal data transfers within the system
  • Overprovisioning to enhance write endurance and decrease write amplification
  • Wear leveling algorithms balance the number of writes among flash chips throughout the system
  • Sweeper algorithms to help ensure all data within the system is read periodically to avoid data fade issues

IBM recommends implementing a data replication strategy in high availability environments to maximize data availability beyond the protections available within FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems.

Based on unique field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology, IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems are designed with the following attributes:

  • Four external interface ports, with a choice of either 8 Gbps FC or 40 Gbps QDR InfiniBand
  • Single or double density flash modules for two capacity points per model
  • Two redundant RJ45 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports for management, monitoring, and support connectivity via web, secure shell (SSH), and simple network monitoring protocol (SNMP) interfaces
  • Two redundant, hot-swappable power supply modules compatible with single-phase AC power systems around the world (100-240VAC 50/60 Hz)

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems require firmware version 5.6.0, or later. The following firmware features are included with all FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems:

  • Service Center connectivity: provides a call-home link to IBM for proactive and reactive support purposes
  • Java-based web interface: allows administrators to configure, manage, and monitor the system, update firmware, and conduct support tasks, supporting multiple systems within the same interface
  • Live system statistics: allows administrators to view performance, data flow, and other key metrics in real time
  • LUN Masking: Allows administrators to restrict access to volumes on the system based on host addresses
  • Data Stat Archive: Allows administrators to store and access up to one year of system statistics on the system
  • SSH console access: provides full access to system administration functions via scriptable SSH command line connectivity
  • SNMP interface with trap functionality: provides common monitoring mechanisms for system events
  • RAID 5 (protected), RAID 0 (striped), or JBOF (just a bunch of Flash) data layout across all active Flash modules in the system

Compatible with standard FC or InfiniBand SAN infrastructures, FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems interoperate with most common data center equipment, including IBM System x and Power Systems servers running a variety of operating systems.

Required feature codes

IBM FlashSystem 720 (9831-AS2) and FlashSystem 820 (9831-AE2) require the selection of one external interface feature code:

  • 8 Gb FC 4 Port external interface (#AF04): Two dual-ported 8 Gbps FC external interface cards installed in the system for a total of four 8 Gbps FC ports in the system. Four 8 Gbps shortwave SFP transceivers are included.
  • InfiniBand QDR 4 Port external interface (#AF05): Two dual-ported 40 Gbps QDR InfiniBand external interface cards installed in the system for a total of four 40 Gbps InfiniBand ports in the system with QSFP connectors.

IBM FlashSystem 720 requires the selection of one SLC flash capacity feature code:

  • 6 TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack) (#AF02): Twelve 500 GB SLC Flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 6 TB in RAID 0 mode or 5 TB in RAID 5 mode (8.25 TB raw).
  • 12 TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack) (#AF03): Twelve 1 TB SLC Flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 12 TB in RAID 0 mode or 10 TB in RAID 5 mode (16.49 TB raw).

IBM FlashSystem 820 requires the selection of one eMLC flash capacity feature code:

  • 12 TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack) (#AF0E): Twelve 1 TB eMLC Flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 12 TB in RAID 0 mode or 10 TB in RAID 5 mode (16.49 TB raw).
  • 24 TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack) (#AF0F): Twelve 2 TB eMLC Flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 24 TB in RAID 0 mode or 20 TB in RAID 5 mode (32.99 TB raw).

Optional feature code

RAID 5 protection (#AF0K): Added by default to configure system in RAID 5 storage mode. Remove if RAID 0 mode is desired. RAID 5 mode is required for maximum data availability.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html


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Product positioning

IBM FlashSystem 720 (9831-AS2) and FlashSystem 820 (9831-AE2) storage systems deliver high performance, efficiency, and reliability for shared enterprise storage environments, helping clients around the world address performance issues with their most important applications and infrastructure. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems may be used as data storage for important large-scale applications that need high performance (particularly, low latency). Such applications include large-scale databases supporting line of business applications, as well as virtualization platforms (virtual servers and VDI).

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems form part of the IBM Flash portfolio, which also includes other shared flash storage systems, SSD devices provided in disk storage systems, and server-based flash devices.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems can either complement or replace traditional hard drive arrays in many applications. As standard shared primary data storage devices, FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems deliver performance beyond that of most traditional arrays, even those that incorporate SSDs or other flash technology. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems can also be used as the top tier of storage alongside traditional arrays in tiered storage architectures, such as the IBM Easy Tier functionality available in IBM System Storage SVC or Storwize V7000 storage virtualization platforms.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems may deliver significant benefits to server-based infrastructures which depend on large quantities of locally attached flash devices, such PCIe Flash cards or SAS/SATA SSDs. While locally attached flash devices typically work well for accelerating applications located on single servers, such devices can be more difficult to share across multiple servers, scale to large capacities, and centrally manage than FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems. Additionally, FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems have sophisticated reliability features like Variable Stripe RAID that are typically not present on locally attached Flash devices.

Based on SLC Flash, FlashSystem 720 storage systems are the appropriate choice for those with the following characteristics:

  • High storage performance requirements, such as low latency (microseconds as opposed to milliseconds), high bandwidth (gigabytes per second), or high IOPS (thousands of I/O requests per second).
  • Write-heavy workloads distributed across multiple servers
  • Usable capacity requirements up to 10 TB per system
  • Entry-level usable capacity point of 5 TB per system
  • Absolute maximum bandwidth and performance per unit of capacity
  • Minimal single points of failure within each system

Based on eMLC Flash, FlashSystem 820 storage systems are the appropriate choice for large-scale enterprise environments with the following characteristics:

  • High storage performance requirements, such as low latency (microseconds as opposed to milliseconds), high bandwidth (gigabytes per second), or high IOPS (thousands of I/O requests per second)
  • Read-heavy workloads distributed across multiple servers
  • Usable capacity requirements up to 20 TB per system
  • Entry-level usable capacity point of 10 TB per system
  • Minimal single points of failure within each system

IBM recommends implementing a data replication strategy in high availability environments to maximize data availability beyond the protections available within individual FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems.
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Models

Model summary matrix

Model TB Usable RAID 0 Capacity (Min/Max) Flash Tecnology
AS2 6 / 12 SLC
AS2 12 / 24 eMLC

Customer setup (CSU)

Yes

Devices supported

Information on servers, operating systems, host adapters, and connectivity products supported by FlashSystem products is available at the SSIC website

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/support/storage/config/ssic

Model conversions

Not applicable

Feature conversions

Not applicable
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Technical description
TOC Link Physical specifications TOC Link Operating environment TOC Link Limitations
TOC Link Hardware requirements TOC Link Software requirements


IBM FlashSystem 720 (9831-AS2) and FlashSystem 820 (9831-AE2) storage systems are 1U height rackmount external shared flash solid state storage devices based on single level cell (SLC, FlashSystem 720) or enterprise multilevel cell (eMLC, FlashSystem 820) flash technology. Storage connectivity options include four ports of 8 Gbps Fibre Channel (feature number AF04) or 40 Gbps QDR InfiniBand (feature number AF05).

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 enclosures contain 12 flash storage modules, two external interface modules, two management modules, and a power distribution board redundantly connected to a main backplane. The power distribution board is connected to the main backplane, system fan bank, front panel display and buttons, three lithium ion iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries, and a power supply unit incorporating two hot-swappable redundant AC supplies removable from the rear of the unit. The only hot-swappable components inside the system are the flash storage modules (when configured in system-level RAID 5 mode) and the power supply modules. All external connections are located in the rear of the system. The front bezel of the system includes a LCD screen, a set of interface performance LEDs, and a set of four buttons to navigate the display (menu, select, up, and down). There is an emergency power button at the rear of the unit. FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems can be installed in standard 19-inch Electronic Industries Association (EIA) racks using rail kits provided with each system.

Flash storage modules in FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 incorporate custom hardware designs to enhance performance and reliability. Each single-density flash storage module contains forty flash chips, two flash controller field programmable gate array (FPGA) chips, one gateway FPGA, one PowerPC-based general purpose CPU, and several dynamic random access memory (DRAM) devices connected to the flash controllers and CPU. Double-density flash storage modules have eighty flash chips and four flash controller FPGA chips. Gateway FPGAs distribute data across flash controller FPGAs using RAID 0 striping (stripe size 4 KB). Each flash controller manages a set of twenty flash chips. Each flash controller implements a sophisticated flash translation layer (FTL) incorporating ECC error correction, address translation, and Variable Stripe RAID self-healing data protection that handles failures at the flash page level or higher. ECC checksums, used to reconstruct sub-page failures, are stored in manufacturer-reserved areas of the flash chips that are not included in specifications for raw capacity. All twelve flash storage modules must be installed in FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 products.

Variable Stripe RAID data protection is a unique self-healing data protection managed independently by each flash controller on each flash module. With Variable Stripe RAID, every flash controller creates a striped data layout across each of its two sets of ten chips similar to a 9+1 RAID 5 array with rotating parity. Variable Stripe RAID stripe (page) size is 4 KB. When the Variable Stripe RAID algorithm detects a failure affecting one or more flash pages in a RAID stripe, the following process happens:

  1. Data stored in the affected regions is reconstructed from the remaining data/parity elements in the stripe.

  2. All pages in the affected stripe, including the reconstructed data, are moved to reserved space (overprovisioned area).

  3. Subsequent requests for data in the affected stripe are directed to the new locations (now part of the normal storage area in the system).

  4. The original location of the affected stripe is added to the available overprovisioned area as a (n-1) + parity stripe. (For example, if the affected stripe was a 9+1 stripe, it becomes an 8+1 stripe.)

No system-level rebuild process is necessary to maintain data protection or usable capacity after a failure caught by Variable Stripe RAID. Further, the entire Variable Stripe RAID recovery process is automatic and transparent to the user and administrator, and typically takes place in less than a second. Variable Stripe RAID activities are not normally tracked in system logs, but the root causes of failures typically handled by Variable Stripe RAID-plane failures and block failures-are tracked in system counters and reflected in the overall flash module and system health metrics.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 modules use flash chips based on the 32nm CMOS process node. Each flash chip (package) incorporates eight flash dies (8DP). FlashSystem 720 flash modules use SLC flash chips, nominally rated for 100,000 program/erase (P/E) cycles. FlashSystem 820 flash modules use eMLC flash chips, nominally rated for 30,000 program/erase (P/E) cycles. Approximate module capacities are as follows:

                        Raw Capacity     Usable Capacity
                                     (after Variable Stripe RAID
                                        & overprovisioning)
FlashSystem 720
 Single Density Module        687 GB        515 GB
 Double Density Module       1374 GB       1030 GB
FlashSystem 820
 Single Density Module       1374 GB       1030 GB
 Double Density Module       2749 GB       2061 GB
 

Note: Flash module types cannot be mixed within a system.

Two field programmable gate array (FPGA) chips located on the main system backplane serve as data directors for the entire system and manage the internal system network connecting all key other system devices. Under normal operations, the main function of each FPGA is to route data between external interfaces and the appropriate flash modules where the data is stored. Backplane FPGAs can:

  1. Stripe data across 11 flash modules, with rotating parity protection in a 10+1 RAID 5 layout (stripe size 4 KB). In this mode, 1 module will be reserved as a hot spare. Capacity available for user data is equivalent to the sum of usable capacities for 10 flash modules.

  2. Stripe data across all available flash modules in a RAID 0 layout (stripe size 4 KB).

  3. Treat each flash module separately without striping in a JBOF (just a bunch of flash) layout.

In RAID 5 or RAID 0 modes, up to 1024 logical volumes (sometimes referred to as LUNs) can be created in the system, with a minimum size of 1 GB and a maximum size of the full available system capacity. In JBOF mode, each flash module corresponds to a single logical volume. In RAID 0 or JBOF mode, failures of single flash modules containing data will most likely compromise system data integrity for logical volumes stored on those flash modules. Under the direction of the management module, backplane FPGAs can coordinate data transfer between modules; for example, to rebuild the system-level RAID 5 data layout, if RAID 5 mode is active.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems backplanes contain two interface module connectors. Interface modules are attached horizontally (parallel to the system backplane) via passive right-angle adapters. Available interface modules include dual-ported 8 Gbps FC with SFP receptacles, and dual-ported 40 Gbps QDR InfiniBand with QSFP receptacles. Interface modules use custom FPGA-based logic onboard and custom internal connections to the system backplane. Interface modules are sold in sets of two (feature number AF04, Fibre Channel which includes SFP modules with LC connectors, or feature number AF05, InfiniBand) for a total of 4 ports within each system. FC interfaces support Fibre Channel Protocol (FCP) only, with point-to-point (FC-P2P), arbitrated loop (FC-AL), and switched fabric (FC-SW) topologies. FC interfaces can be configured as N_port or NL_port types. InfiniBand interfaces support SCSI RDMA Protocol (SRP) only. Full active-active multipathing across all interfaces is supported, though host software support for this function may vary.

The two management modules in FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems are small single-board computers connected to the system backplane. The management modules are configured for active-passive redundancy. The management modules run a highly customized Linux-based operating system that coordinates and monitors all significant functions in the system. The management modules provide a Java-based web interface, SSH (secure shell) access, and SNMP connectivity via external Ethernet interfaces. The web and SSH interfaces allow administrators to monitor system performance and health metrics, configure storage, and collect support data, among other features. Storage configuration includes defining logical units with capacities, block sizes (512B, 4K, or 8K), access policies, and other parameters. The web interface is capable of connecting to multiple FlashSystem storage systems at once. No software needs to be installed on host computers to administer FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems, beyond a web browser with Java support or a standard SSH client.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems also include convenient front-panel controls which are available through the buttons and LCD on the system bezel. The front-panel controls allow administrators to configure network settings, shut down or restart the system, and view basic diagnostic and performance information. Performance and system status is shown in real time by default on the front LCD. Additionally, LED columns on the front panel show real-time relative performance for each interface port.

Ship groups for FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems include system chassis, rack rail kit, warranty documentation, printed quick start guide, selected power cable(s), and selected interface cable(s) (if any).

Physical specifications

IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820:

  • Width: 432 mm (17 in)
  • Depth: 638 mm (25.1 in)
  • Height: 44 mm (1.7 in)
  • Weight: 12.7 kg (27.99 lb) with single density capacity. 13.6 kg (29.98 lb) with double density capacity.

To assure installability and serviceability in non-IBM industry-standard racks, review the installation planning information for any product-specific installation requirements.

Operating environment

IBM FlashSystem 9831

  • Air temperature
    • Operating: 10 to 35 degrees C (50 to 95 degrees F) at 30.5 below to 3,000 m above sea level (100 below to 9,840 ft above)
    • Non-operating: -10 to 50 degrees C (14 to 125 degrees F)
  • Relative humidity:
    • Operating: 20% to 80%
    • Non-operating: 10% to 90%
  • Electrical power:
    • Voltage range: 100-240 V ac
    • Frequency: 50-60 Hz
  • Acoustical noise emission:
    • 8.0 bels (idling)
    • 8.0 bels (operating)
  • 9831-AS2
    • Power consumption: 350 watts
    • Heat dissipation: 1194 BTU per hour
  • 9831-AE2
    • Power consumption: 300 watts
    • Heat dissipation: 1023 BTU per hour

Homologation

This product is not certified for direct connection by any means whatsoever to interfaces of public telecommunications networks. Certification may be required by law prior to making any such connection. Contact an IBM representative or reseller for any questions.

Limitations

Not applicable

Hardware requirements

When equipped with FC interfaces (feature number AF04), IBM FlashSystem 720 (9831-AS2) and FlashSystem 820 (9831-AE2) storage systems are designed to support FC storage connectivity to the following:

Servers

  • IBM Power Systems, including many IBM System p servers with standard FC interfaces. Host interfaces must be capable of at least 8 Gbps operation for maximum performance. Virtual I/O Server (VIOS) hardware support is required for some environments.
  • IBM System x servers and other x86 architecture servers with various standard FC interfaces. Host interfaces must be capable of at least 8 Gbps operation for maximum performance.

Infrastructure

  • Most standard optical FC cables with LC connectors, or replacement SFP modules. Cables must be capable of at least 8 Gbps operation for maximum performance.
  • Most standard switches and directors. All switch and director infrastructure must be capable of at least 8 Gbps operation for maximum performance.
  • IBM System Storage SVC and IBM Storwize V7000 storage virtualization platforms, as well as other selected storage virtualization platforms with FC connectivity. Interfaces must be capable of at least 8 Gbps operation for maximum performance. Consult appropriate hardware compatibility lists for details.
When equipped with InfiniBand interfaces (feature number AF05), FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems are designed to support InfiniBand storage connectivity to the following:

Servers

  • IBM Power Systems, including IBM System p servers with standard InfiniBand interfaces. Host interfaces must be capable of at least 40 Gbps QDR operation for maximum performance.
  • IBM System x servers and other x86 architecture servers with various standard InfiniBand interfaces. Host interfaces must be capable of at least 40 Gbps QDR operation for maximum performance.

Infrastructure

  • Most standard InfiniBand cables with QSFP connectors. Cables must be capable of at least 40 Gbps QDR operation for maximum performance.
  • Most standard InfiniBand switches. All InfiniBand infrastructure must be capable of at least 40 Gbps QDR operation for maximum performance.

FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems require two standard RJ45 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet connections for redundant access to management and support interfaces.

For specific support information and hardware requirements, visit

http://ibm.com/systems/storage/flash

Software requirements

IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems typically do not require specific software packages to access data beyond standard FC (FCP only) or InfiniBand (SRP only) driver stacks typically included with the host adapters for those networks. On some operating systems, multipathing may require additional host software configuration. Some Power Systems operating environments may require the use of VIOS (Virtual I/O Server) for data access. IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820 storage systems require a web browser with Java support for management web GUI access. SSH management and SNMP notifications require appropriate standard software support from server platforms.
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Publications

The following publications are shipped with the product.

Additional copies of individual publications are available at

http://ibm.com/systems/storage/flash
                                              Order
                   Title                      Number
--------------------------------------------  ---------
IBM FlashSystem DVD                           SK5T-8819
 
Which contains:
  IBM FlashSystem 720 user information
  IBM FlashSystem 820 user information
  IBM FlashSystem SCSI interface information
  IBM FlashSystem SNMP information
  IBM FlashSystem web interface information
  IBM FlashSystem integration information
  IBM FlashSystem installation for ESXi
  IBM FlashSystem service information
  IBM FlashSystem Quick Start installation
  License Agreement for Machine Code (Z125-5468)
  Warranty flyer (GI11-9891)
  Safety Notices (G229-99054)
  Environmental notices (Z125-5823)
  Information about other IBM FlashSystem products
 

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Features
TOC Link Features - No charge TOC Link Features - Chargeable TOC Link Feature descriptions
TOC Link Feature exchanges


Features - No charge

                                Machine              Feature
Description                     type      Model      number   Min Max
----------------------------    -------   --------   -------  --- ---
IBM FlashSystem 720             9831      AS2
 
Flash capacity:
 
- RAID 5 Protection                                    AF0K     0   1
 
 
                                Machine              Feature
Description                     type      Model      number   Min Max
----------------------------    -------   --------   -------  --- ---
IBM FlashSystem 820             9831      AE2
 
Flash capacity:
 
- RAID 5 Protection                                    AF0K     0   1
 
Bundle features:
 
- IBM Storwize V7000            9831      AE2          AF0U     0   1
   FlashSystem Edition
- IBM FlashSystem Enterprise    9831      AE2          AF0V     0   1
   Solution Indicator
- IBM FlashSystem Solution cf1                         AF0W     0   1
- IBM FlashSystem Solution cf2                         AF0X     0   1
- IBM FlashSystem Solution cf3                         AF0Y     0   1
- IBM FlashSystem Solution cf4                         AF0Z     0   1
 

Features - Chargeable

                                Machine              Feature
Description                     type      Model      number   Min Max
----------------------------    -------   --------   -------  --- ---
IBM FlashSystem 720             9831      AS2
 
Host interface cards:
 
- 8 Gb FC 4 Port Ext Int                               AF04     0   1
- IB QDR 4 Port Ext Int                                AF05     0   1
 
Flash capacity:
 
- 6TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack)                             AF02     0   1
- 12TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack)                            AF03     0   1
 
Fibre Channel cables:
 
- 1 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)                              3700     0   4
- 5 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)                              3701     0   4
 
InfiniBand cables:
 
- 1 m IBM QSFP Cop IB                                  A0RD     0   4
- 3 m IBM QSFP Cop IB                                  A0RE     0   4
- 3 m IBM QSFP Opt QDR IB                              5989     0   4
- 10 m IBM QSFP Opt QDR IB                             5990     0   4
- 1 m Mlnx QSFP Cop FDR14 IB                           A2YG     0   4
- 3 m Mlnx QSFP Cop FDR14 IB                           A2YH     0   4
- 3 m Mlnx QSFP Opt FDR14 IB                           A2YL     0   4
- 10 m Mlnx QSFP Opt FDR14 IB                          A2YN     0   4
 
Line cords:
 
- Line cord - 2.8m (China)                             6210     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (AS/NZ)                             6211     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Europe)                            6212     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Denmark)                           6213     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (S. Africa)                         6214     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (UK)                                6215     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Swiss)                             6216     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Ita/Chile)                         6217     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Israel)                            6218     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (S Korea)                           6219     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Argentina)                         6222     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (India)                             6269     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m 120V (US)                           6313     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Japan)                             6314     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Taiwan)                            6386     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Brazil)                            6532     0   2
 
                                Machine              Feature
Description                     type      Model      number   Min Max
----------------------------    -------   --------   -------  --- ---
IBM FlashSystem 820             9831      AE2
 
Host interface cards:
 
- 8 Gb FC 4 Port Ext Int                               AF04     0   1
- IB QDR 4 Port Ext Int                                AF05     0   1
 
Flash capacity:
 
- 12TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack)                           AF0E     0   1
- 24TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack)                           AF0F     0   1
 
Fibre Channel cables:
 
- 1 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)                              3700     0   4
- 5 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)                              3701     0   4
 
InfiniBand cables:
 
- 1 m IBM QSFP Cop IB                                  A0RD     0   4
- 3 m IBM QSFP Cop IB                                  A0RE     0   4
- 3 m IBM QSFP Opt QDR IB                              5989     0   4
- 10 m IBM QSFP Opt QDR IB                             5990     0   4
- 1 m Mlnx QSFP Cop FDR14 IB                           A2YG     0   4
- 3 m Mlnx QSFP Cop FDR14 IB                           A2YH     0   4
- 3 m Mlnx QSFP Opt FDR14 IB                           A2YL     0   4
- 10 m Mlnx QSFP Opt FDR14 IB                          A2YN     0   4
 
Line cords:
 
- Line cord - 2.8m (China)                             6210     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (AS/NZ)                             6211     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Europe)                            6212     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Denmark)                           6213     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (S. Africa)                         6214     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (UK)                                6215     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Swiss)                             6216     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Ita/Chile)                         6217     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Israel)                            6218     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (S Korea)                           6219     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Argentina)                         6222     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (India)                             6269     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m 120V (US)                           6313     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Japan)                             6314     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Taiwan)                            6386     0   2
- Line cord - 2.8m (Brazil)                            6532     0   2
 

Feature descriptions

Feature descriptions for IBM FlashSystem 720 and FlashSystem 820

Host interface cards

(#AF04) 8 Gb FC 4 Port External Interface

This feature provides two dual-ported 8 Gbps FC external interface cards installed in the system for a total of four 8 Gbps FC ports in the system. Four 8 Gbps shortwave SFP transceivers are included. The FlashSystem storage systems use two 2-port host interfaces to provide highly available connections.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: One
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF05
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF05) InfiniBand QDR 4 Port External Interface

This feature provides two dual-ported 40 Gbps quad data rate (QDR) InfiniBand external interface cards installed in the system for a total of four 40 Gbps InfiniBand ports in the system with QSFP connectors. The FlashSystem storage systems use two 2-port host interfaces to provide highly available connections.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: One
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF04
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes

Flash capacity

(#AF02) 6 TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack)

(No Longer Available as of November 19, 2013)

This feature provides twelve single-density 500 GB SLC flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 6 TB in RAID 0 mode or 5 TB in RAID 5 mode (8.25 TB raw). You must select either #AF02 or #AF03 on every 9831-AS2 order.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF03
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF03) 12 TB SLC RAID 0 (12-pack)

This feature provides twelve double-density 1 TB SLC flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 12 TB in RAID 0 mode or 10 TB in RAID 5 mode (16.49 TB raw). You must select either #AF02 or #AF03 on every 9831-AS2 order.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF02
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0E) 12 TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack)

This feature provides twelve single-density 1 TB eMLC flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 12 TB in RAID 0 mode or 10 TB in RAID 5 mode (16.49 TB raw). You must select either #AF0E or #AF0F on every 9831-AE2 order.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF0F
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations:
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0F) 24 TB eMLC RAID 0 (12-pack)

This feature provides twelve double-density 2 TB eMLC flash modules installed in the system for a total usable system capacity of approximately 24 TB in RAID 0 mode or 20 TB in RAID 5 mode (32.99 TB raw). You must select either #AF0E or #AF0F on every 9831-AE2 order.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Feature #AF0E
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations:
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0K) RAID 5 protection

This feature configures the system for system-level RAID 5 data layout, which reserves one flash module as a hot spare and the equivalent capacity of one flash module for parity (10+1+1). RAID 5 mode is required for maximum data availability.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: One
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: It is in the order by default. Customer has to specifically remove it to get to RAID0.
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes

Bundle features

(#AF0U) IBM Storwize V7000 FlashSystem Edition

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes one FlashSystem 820 with 12 TB flash capacity, virtualized by a Storwize V7000, providing the performance of FlashSystem capacity with the advanced functions of the V7000. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0W, #AF0X, #AF0Y, #AF0Z, #AF0V. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0V) IBM FlashSystem Enterprise Solution Indicator

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes one FlashSystem 820 with 12 TB flash capacity, virtualized by a two node SVC cluster, providing the extreme performance of FlashSystem with the advanced functions of the SVC. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0W, #AF0X, #AF0Y, #AF0Z, #AF0U. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: No
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0W) IBM FlashSystem Solution configuration 1 indicator

(No Longer Available as of November 19, 2013)

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes one FlashSystem 820 at 20 TB capacity, virtualized by a two node SVC cluster, providing the extreme performance of FlashSystem with the advanced functions of the SVC. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0X, #AF0Y, and #AF0Z. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0X) IBM FlashSystem Solution configuration 2 indicator

(No Longer Available as of November 19, 2013)

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes one FlashSystem 820 at 10 TB capacity, virtualized by a two node SVC cluster, providing the extreme performance of FlashSystem with the advanced functions of the SVC. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0W, #AF0Y, and #AF0Z. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0Y) IBM FlashSystem Solution configuration 3 indicator

(No Longer Available as of November 19, 2013)

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes two FlashSystem 820 at 20 TB capacity, virtualized by a two node SVC cluster with mirroring for increased availability, providing the extreme performance of FlashSystem with the advanced functions of the SVC. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0W, #AF0X, and #AF0Z. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#AF0Z) IBM FlashSystem Solution configuration 4 indicator

This feature is used to indicate an order which is included as part of a solution that includes two FlashSystem 820 at 10 TB capacity, virtualized by a two node SVC cluster with mirroring for increased availability, providing the extreme performance of FlashSystem with the advanced functions of the SVC. It is for administrative purposes only. The maximum order quantity for this feature is one, and this feature is for initial plant order only.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: One
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: Features #AF0W, #AF0X, and #AF0Y. Only one bundle feature per device can be selected.
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes

Fibre Channel cables

(#3700) 1 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a one meter 50.0/125 micrometer fiber optic cable terminated with LC Duplex connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem FC port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF04
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#3701) 5 m Fiber Cable (LC-LC)

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a five meter 50.0/125 micrometer fiber optic cable terminated with LC Duplex connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem FC port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF04
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes

InfiniBand cables

(#A0RD) 1 m IBM QSFP Copper InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a one meter QDR copper InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem IB port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#A0RE) 3 m IBM QSFP Copper InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a three meter QDR copper InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem InfiniBand port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#5989) 3 m IBM QSFP optical QDR InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a three meter QDR optical InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem InfiniBand port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#5990) 10 m IBM QSFP optical QDR InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a ten meter QDR optical InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem InfiniBand port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#A2YG) 1 m Mellanox QSFP Copper FDR14 InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a one meter FDR14 copper InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem InfiniBand port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#A2YH) 3 m Mellanox QSFP Copper FDR14 InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a three meter FDR14 optical InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem InfiniBand port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#A2YL) 3 m Mellanox QSFP optical FDR14 InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a three meter FDR14 optical InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem IB port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes
(#A2YN) 10 m Mellanox QSFP optical FDR14 InfiniBand cable

(No Longer Available as of July 22, 2014)(For Model AE2)

(No Longer Available as of March 28, 2014)(For Model AS2)

This feature provides a 10 meter FDR14 optical InfiniBand cable terminated with QSFP connectors and is used to connect a FlashSystem IB port to a server or fabric port.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Four
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Four
  • Prerequisites: Feature #AF05
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: None
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: None
  • Field Installable: Yes
  • Plant Installable: Yes

Power Cords for non-rack Installation

If power for the FlashSystem storage system is not going to use the supplied PDU power cords, then the following selection of country line cords may be ordered.

(#6210) Line cord - 2.8m, 220-240V, C13 to GB 2099.1 (China)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 220-240V, C13 to GB 2099.1 line cord.

(#6211) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZ 3112 (Australia/NZ)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to AS/NZ 3112 line cord.

(#6212) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/230V, C13 to CEE7-VII (Europe)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/230V, C13 to CEE7-VII line cord.

(#6213) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a (Denmark)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to DK2-5a line cord.

(#6214) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SABS 164 (S Africa)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to SABS 164 line cord.

(#6215) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A line cord.

(#6216) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to BS 1363/A (UK)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to SEV 1011-S24507 line cord.

(#6217) Line cord - 2.8m, 220-240V, C13 to CEI 23-16 (Italy/Chile)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 220-240V, C13 to CEI 23-16 line cord.

(#6218) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 (Israel)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to SI 32 line cord.

(#6219) Line cord - 2.8m, 220-240V, C13 to KETI (S Korea)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 15A/250V, C13 to KETI line cord.

(#6222) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 (Argentina)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V, C13 to IRAM 2073 line cord.

(#6269) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V, C13(2P+Gnd) (India)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/250V C13 (2P+Gnd) line cord.

(#6313) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/120V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P (US)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/120V, C13 to NEMA 5-15P line cord.

(#6314) Line cord - 2.8m, 100V, C13 to JIS C-8303 (Japan)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 100V, C13 to JIS C-8303 line cord.

(#6386) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917-3 (Taiwan)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 10A/125V, C13 to CNS 10917-3 line cord.

(#6532) Line cord - 2.8m, 10A/250V C13 to NBR 14136 (Brazil)

This feature provides one 2.8 meter 250V, C13 to NBR 6147 line cord.

  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AS2: Two
  • Minimum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: None
  • Maximum Number of Features per 9831-AE2: Two
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Corequisites: None
  • Compatibility Conflicts: No
  • Customer Setup: Yes
  • Limitations: If ordered, feature quantity must equal two of the same type. Maximum allowed applies to total quantity of all line cord features.
  • Field Installable: No
  • Plant Installable: Yes

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Accessories

None

Customer replacement parts

Tier 1 CRUs:

  • Power supply modules
  • Power cords
  • C13 to C14 PDU line cords
  • FC cables
  • InfiniBand cables

Tier 2 CRUs:

  • Management modules (FC and InfiniBand)
  • Network interface card (MCP)
  • Riser card
  • Fans
  • Battery
  • Flash modules
  • Host interface (FC and InfiniBand)
  • Fan data cable

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Supplies

As the IBM FlashSystem is a shared storage device, a cable from the device to the server or to the storage area networking infrastructure is recommended (Fibre Channel or InfiniBand).

Supplemental media

None

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