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Supermicro® Total Solution for Ceph

Designed for Reliable Large Scale Storage Deployments

With the advancement of large scale cloud computing platforms like OpenStack, the business of data storage has been forever changed. Scale out software defined storage solutions are rapidly becoming pervasive as the implementation model of choice for large scale deployments. Agile business models require equally agile platforms to build upon. By replacing the proprietary data silos of the past with flexible server hardware, cloud providers have more control of their environments resulting in better value for their customers. Supermicro has embraced this change, offering the widest selection of server hardware in the industry.

Ready to Deploy Configurations

  • Role specific cluster configurations – turn-key cluster configurations offer performance, capacity, and density to fit popular application workloads. Memory and networking options are easily customized to meet specific requirements
  • Optimized network configurations – cluster and rack level integration offers streamlined deployment of Red Hat Ceph Storage and infrastructure with consistency not attainable using improvised methods
  • Storage/Media Ratios to fit user applications – deployment of flash and rotating magnetic media allows the solution to meet workload tuned performance and density targets
Workload Optimized Cluster-level Building Blocks

Object-based Storage with Block and Object Interfaces

Organizations prefer object-based storage when deploying large-scale storage systems because it stores data more efficiently. Object-based storage systems separate the object namespace from the underlying storage hardware - This simplifies data migration.

The Ceph Storage Difference

Ceph's CRUSH algorithm liberates client access limitations imposed by centralizing the data table mapping typically used in scale-out storage. Ceph continuously re-balances data across the cluster-delivering consistent performance and massive scaling. The self-healing capabilities of Ceph provide aggressive levels of resiliency. Data redundancy is achieved by replication or erasure coding allowing for extremely efficient capacity utilization.

Supermicro/Ceph Ready Systems

Supermicro leads the industry in user friendly options for the toughest IT challenges. Ceph Ready systems and racks offer a bare metal solution ready for both the open source community and validated through intensive testing under Red Hat Ceph Storage.

Ceph testing is a continuous process using community versions such as Firefly, Hammer, Jewel, Luminous, etc. against various Operating systems such as Ubuntu and CentOS. In addition, Enterprise versions of Ceph such as SUSE Enterprise Storage and Red Hat Ceph are also used. Contact your sales representative about your specific requirements.

Category Block and File OSD Node
  SuperStorage SSG-6019P-ACR12L+ SuperStorage SSG-5029P-E1CTR12L SuperStorage SSG-6029P-E1CR12L
Server SKU SSG-6019P-ACR12L+ SSG-5029P-E1CTR12L SSG-6029P-E1CR12L
Profile Density Optimized Cost Optimized Compute Optimized
Form Factor 1U 2U 2U
CPU Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (8C/16T each) Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (12C/24T each) Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (8C/16T each)
Memory 96GB DDR4 RDIMM
HBA Broadcom 3216 (IT mode) Broadcom 3008 (IT mode) Broadcom 3008 (IT mode)
Power 600W Redundant Power Supplies 800W Redundant Power Supplies 1200W Redundant Power Supplies
NIC Dual-Port 25G Mellanox (SFP+ compatibility) via AOC
Storage Type Qty Form Factor Type Qty Form Factor Type Qty Form Factor
Caching Optional NVMe Up to 2 2.5" 7mm Optional NVMe 1 AIC Optional NVMe 1 AIC
Capacity 6-12 TB 7K RPM 12 3.5" SAS3 HDD 6-12 TB 7K RPM 12 3.5" SAS3 HDD 6-12 TB 7K RPM 12 3.5" SAS3 HDD
Drive (OS) 2x 2.5" 7mm SATA SSD 2x 2.5"  SATA SSD 2x 2.5"  SATA SSD
Category Media OSD Node (File and Object)
  SuperStorage SSG-6029P-E1CR24L SuperStorage SSG-6049P-E1CR45L
Server SKU SSG-6029P-E1CR24L SSG-6049P-E1CR45L
SSG-6049P-E1CR45L+
Profile Media Streaming Media Repository
Form Factor 1U 2U
CPU Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (12C/24T each) Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (12C/24T each)
Memory 192GB DDR4 RDIMM 384GB DDR4 RDIMM
HBA Broadcom 3008 (IT mode) Broadcom 3008 (IT mode)(L model)
Broadcom 3216 (IT mode)(L+ model)
Power 1600W Redundant Power Supplies 1600W Redundant Power Supplies
NIC SIOM-based Dual-Port 25G Mellanox (SFP+ compatibility) + Dual-Port 10G RJ45
Storage Type Qty Form Factor Type Qty Form Factor
Caching Optional NVMe Up to 2 AIC Optional NVMe Up to 6 2.5" U.2
Capacity 6-12 TB 7K RPM 24 3.5" SAS3 HDD 6-12 TB 7K RPM 45 3.5" SAS3 HDD
Drive (OS) 2x 2.5" SATA SSD 2x 2.5"  SATA SSD
Category Media OSD Node (File and Object)
 
Server SKU SSG-6049P-E1CR60L
SSG-6049P-E1CR60L+
Profile Archive (minimum recommended deployment size of 10+ OSD Nodes)
Form Factor 4U
CPU Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (14C/28T each)
Memory 384GB DDR4 RDIMM
HBA Broadcom 3008 (IT mode)(L model)
Broadcom 3616 (IT mode)(L+ model)
Power 2000W Redundant Power Supplies
NIC SIOM-based Dual-Port 25G Mellanox (SFP+ compatibility) + Dual-Port 10G RJ45
Storage Type Qty Form Factor
Caching Optional NVMe Up to 6 2.5" U.2
Capacity 6-12 TB 7K RPM 60 3.5" SAS3 HDD
Drive (OS) 2x 2.5" SATA SSD
Category Monitor Node / Gateway
  SuperServer SYS-1019P-WTR
Server SKU SYS-1019P-WTR
Profile Flash Performance (minimum recommended deployment size of 3 Monitor Nodes)
Form Factor 1U
CPU Single Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor (12C/24T each)
Memory 96GB DDR4 RDIMM
HBA Broadcom 3008 (IT mode)(L model)
Power 500W Redundant Power Supplies
NIC Dual-Port 25G Mellanox (SFP+ compatibility) via AOC
Storage Type Qty Form Factor
Caching N/A - -
Capacity N/A - -
Drive (OS) 2x 2.5" SATA SSD
Category Micron Solid Ready
  SuperServer SYS-1028U-TNRT+ SuperServer SYS-1029U-TN10RT
Reference BOM
Check with PM for details
SYS-1028U-MON50M SYS-1029U-OSD100M
Server SKU SYS-1028U-TNRT+ SYS-1029U-TN10RT
Profile Monitor Node OSD Node
Form Factor 1U 1U
CPU Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (10C/20T each) Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (24C/48T each)
Memory 128GB DDR4 RDIMM 384GB DDR4 RDIMM
HBA Broadcom 3008 (IT mode) N/A
Power 750W Redundant Power Supplies 1000W Redundant Power Supplies
NIC 2x Single-Port 50GbE QSFP28 (Mellanox) 2x Dual-Port 100GbE QSFP (Mellanox)
Storage Type Qty Form Factor Type Qty Form Factor
Caching N/A - - Optional NVMe - -
Capacity N/A - - 6.4 TB NVMe 10 U.2 NVMe
Drive (OS) 1x SATADOM 1x M.2 SATA SSD

For more information about Micron’s Solid Ready reference architecture for Ceph click here:
https://www.micron.com/~/media/documents/products/other-documents/micron_9200_ceph_3,-d-,0_reference_architecture.pdf

Ceph Networking Components

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