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Hardware and Firmware Components for Base and Plus Configurations for Intel Select Solutions for VMware vSAN

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Intel Select Solutions for VMware vSAN Base Configuration

Intel Select Solutions for VMware vSAN Plus Configuration

Master/Head Node

4-node configuration

4-node configuration

Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6130 processor (2.10 GHz, 16 cores), Intel® Xeon® Gold 6230 processor (2.10 GHz, 20 cores), or a higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

2 x Intel Xeon Gold 6152 processor (2.10 GHz, 22 cores), Intel Xeon Gold 6252 processor (2.10 GHz, 24 cores), or a higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor

Memory

384 GB (12 x 32 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 DIMM)

512 GB (16 x 32 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 DIMM)

Storage

Cache tier: 2 x 375 GB Intel® Optane™ SSD DC P4800X Series with NVM Express (NVMe), or larger

Capacity tier: 4 x 2 TB Intel® SSD DC P4500/P4510 Series with NVMe, or larger

Cache tier: 2 x 375 GB Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series with NVMe, or larger

Capacity tier: 4 x 2 TB Intel SSD DC P4500/P4510 Series with NVMe, or larger

Data Network

10 GB Intel® Ethernet Connection X722 with Intel® Ethernet Network Connection OCP X527-DA2/DA4

or

10 GB Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710-DA2/DA4

10 GB Intel Ethernet Connection X722 with Intel Ethernet Network Connection OCP X527-DA2/DA4

or

10 GB Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710-DA2/DA4

or

25 Gb Intel Ethernet Network Adapter XXV710-DA2

or

40 Gb Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710-QDA2

Management Network

Integrated 1 GbE or better

Integrated 1 GbE or better

Disk Groups

Minimum 2 per node

Minimum 2 per node

Other

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

 TPM 1.2

 TPM 1.2

Firmware and Software Optimizations

Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD)

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 optimized for performance

LLC prefetch enabled

Uncore frequency scaling enabled

Intel VMD

Intel TXT enabled

Intel HT Technology enabled

Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel Speed Shift Technology, HWP native

C-states disabled

Power-management settings optimized for performance

LLC prefetch enabled

Uncore frequency scaling enabled

Minimum Performance Standards

Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities:

VMmark 3.0 Score

6.61

8.33

VMmark 3.0 Tile Count

7

9

Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration

With the Plus configuration of Intel Select Solutions for VMware vSAN, businesses can support 29 percent more tiles with 26 percent faster performance.1

Informações de produto e desempenho

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Testes internos da Intel, 10 de agosto de 2018. Configuração básica: quatro nós, 2 processadores Intel® Xeon® Gold 6130, placa para servidor Intel® S2600WFT, memória total: 384 GB, 12 slots/32 GB/2.666 megatransferências por segundo (MT/s) RDIMM DDR4, tecnologia Intel® Hyper-Threading (Intel® HT Technology) ativada, tecnologia Intel® Turbo Boost ativada; armazenamento (boot): 1 SSD Intel® série 540s M.2 SATA de 240 GB, armazenamento (cache): 2 SSDs Intel® Optane™ DC série P4800X de 375 GB, Peripheral Component Interconnect Express* (PCIe*) com NVM Express* (NVMe*), armazenamento (capacidade): 4 SSDs Intel® DC série P4500 de 2 TB PCIe* com NVMe*; dispositivos de rede: 2 adaptadores de rede convergidos Ethernet Intel® X710 de 10 GbE com porta dupla (Ethernet Intel® CNA X710), velocidade de rede: 10 GbE, ucode: 0x043, SO/software: VMware vSphere* 6.7.0, build 8169922. Configuração avançada: quatro nós, 2 processadores Intel® Xeon® Gold 6152, placa para servidor Intel® S2600WFT, memória total: 512 GB, 16 slots/32 GB/2.666 MT/s RDIMM DDR4, tecnologia Intel® HT ativada, tecnologia Intel® Turbo Boost ativada; armazenamento (boot): 1 SSD Intel® série 540s M.2 SATA III de 240 GB, armazenamento (cache): 2 SSDs Intel® DC série P4800X de 375 GB PCIe* com NVMe*, armazenamento (capacidade): 4 SSDs Intel® DC série P4500 de 2 TB PCIe* com NVMe*; dispositivos de rede: 2 adaptadores de rede convergidos Ethernet Intel® X710 de 10 GbE com porta dupla, velocidade de rede: 10 GbE, ucode: 0x043, SO/software: vSphere 6.7.0, build 8169922.