IBM’s latest System Storage DS Express family gives SMBs an In this exclusive review we put the DS model through its paces to see if it has Both models have a single hot-swap controller module which can be IBM has dual-port 6Gbps SAS or four-port 8Gbps FC and Gigabit iSCSI options. Page 1 of 2 IBM System Storage DS Express review. 1. but there’s room for a daughtercard, and IBM offers dual-port 6Gbits/sec SAS or Each controller has an embedded port SAS expander linked to its expansion. Description: IBM System Storage DS Express Dual Controller Storage System Part Number(s) IBM Part# A2D. Overview: The IBM System Storage .
|Published (Last):||5 May 2010|
|PDF File Size:||10.21 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||4.9 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
The DS flexibility and options also extends to the disk drives.
With the DS, you choose the initial system configuration that matches your performance requirements and budget: Feature PN 68Y is a required corequisite. Upgrade No Longer Syste as of June 21, This feature provides an activation key to increase the quantity of Remote Mirror pairs supported per system from eight to Upgrade 68Y Volume Copy: Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation.
Total quantity of features cannot exceed This feature is required for both the primary and remote machines. This gives you the added flexibility to mix 3. Remote Mirroring provides storage system-based data replication from one DS system to another DS system over Fibre Channel communications links.
Fibre Channel, a mature and proven technology now available at 8 Gb, is storae host interface of choice for high performance environments.
IBM System Storage DS Express DC Storage System / MULTICOM
Supported on Model E4A only. Remote Mirroring to provide storage system-based data replication from one DS system to another DS system using igm synchronous or asynchronous data transfers over Fibre Channel communication links.
Volume Copy is used with FlashCopy to create a physical copy of your data with minimal disruption to applications and production processes.
It provides an activation key to increase the quantity of FlashCopy images supported per physical volume from two to four and it enables the Volume Copy function with support for eight active Volume Copy processes, with: Volume Copy creates a physical copy of a volume.
High availability with new data protection and security options The DS carries on the DS series legacy of high system and data availability with: Refer to the Features – Chargeable section for feature numbers and part numbers.
1746-c2a IBM Ds3512 12 Bay Dual Controller Storage
A “configured” Model C2A order must include either feature or High-performance, enterprise class drives 3. Four Ethernet ports for system management two per controller Twenty-four bays for 2.
Two intelligent array controllers with 2 GB cache 1 GB per controller. Refer to the Product Number section for feature numbers and part numbers: Mutually exclusive with feature PN 68Y This model is configured with one environmental services module ESM.
Feature quantity must equal two if ordered for a dual controller system. Base No Longer Available as of June 21, This feature provides an activation key to increase the quantity of FlashCopy images supported per physical volume from controllef to four, with: Refer to the DS product documentation and the IBM Systems Support site for additional information on firmware levels and other requirements: This is a nearline disk drive.
Product life cycle dates. New technology delivers new levels of performance The DS combines next-generation controller technology with the latest, high-performance host interface technologies to deliver new levels of performance to the DS series. Single or dual-active environmental services modules ESMs 12 3.
Accessibility by people with disabilities A U. For the DS DC, this feature requires syetem firmware level Disk drives are not included with the ssytem model. When installed on a DS dual controller system, both cards must be configured to run at the same link speed.
If ordered, feature quantity must equal two of the same type. Supported on single controller systems only: You choose the configuration to match your current performance requirements and budget, and IBM offers a way to protect your investment with an upgrade path to later add the options you need.