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Base and Plus Configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage

Ingredient Intel Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage Base Configuration
Intel Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage Plus Configuration
Minimum of Four Application Nodes
Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 5120 processor (2.20 GHz, 14 cores, 28 threads) or a higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6138 processor (2.0 GHz, 20 cores, 40 threads) or a higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor

Memory

256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2666)

384 GB or higher (12 x 32 GB DDR4-2666)

Boot Drive**

1 x 240 GB or larger Intel® SSD DC S4500 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) or higher

2 x 240 GB or larger Intel SSD DC S4500 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) or higher RAID1

Storage Host Bus Adapter (HBA) Controller Per Node** N/A

Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J

Data Tier 8 x 1.9 TB or larger Intel SSD DC S4500 Series
or higher

8 x 2 TB or larger Intel SSD DC P4510 Series
(NVM Express [NVMe]) or higher

Data Network** 1 x 10 GB Intel® Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710-DA2 (dual port) or better
1 x 10 GB Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710-DA2 (dual port) or better
Management Network Per Node Integrated 1 GbE Integrated 1 GbE
Network Switches
Top of the Rack (TOR) Switch** 2 x 25 GbE or 10 GbE SFP+ switch with redundancy 2 x 25 GbE or 10 GbE SFP+ switch with redundancy
Management Switch 1 x 1 GbE switch 1 x 1 GbE switch
Software
Huawei Euleros 2.3 or newer 2.3 or newer
FusionStorage Block V100R006C20 or newer V100R006C20 or newer
VDBench 5.04 or newer 5.04 or newer
Applies to All Nodes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) TPM 2.0 discrete or firmware TPM (Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)) TPM 2.0 discrete or firmware TPM (Intel PTT)
Firmware and Software Optimizations

Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD) enabled**

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) enabled**

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native

C-states disabled**

Power-management settings set to performance**

LLC prefetch enabled**

Uncore frequency scaling enabled**

Intel Volume Management Device (Intel VMD) enabled**

Intel Trusted Execution Technology (Intel TXT) enabled**

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel HT Technology) enabled

Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native

C-states disabled**

Power-management settings set to performance**

LLC prefetch enabled**

Uncore frequency scaling enabled**

Minimum Performance Standards
Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities (8K block, 128 queue length, 6 volume x 4 node x 20 GB—70% read, 30% write):
IOPS 152,000 643,000
Latency (MS) 20.00 4.8
Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration
With the Plus configuration of Intel Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage, businesses can achieve four times higher performance over the base configuration.
**Recommended, not required