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2U Twin^2 Solutions Supermicro® NVMe Platforms

Supermicro® NVMe Platforms

NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) is a scalable, high performance CPU PCI-E Gen3 direct connect to NVMe devices, designed for Client and Enterprise server systems using SSD technology. The technology was developed to reduce latency and provide faster CPU to data storage device performance for advanced computing.

Benefits of deploying Supermicro NVMe include reduced latency, increased Input/Output operations per second (IOPS), and lower power consumption. The ROI benefits from NVMe deployments is immediate and substantial. Supermicro solutions will perform more work in less time which translates into lower costs and increased revenues.

The X11 NVMe systems take this exceptional technology to the next level, offering even higher performance and first-to-market technologies. Supermicro NVMe SuperServers offer up to: 6TB DDR4-2933MHz memory in 24 DIMMs, 7 PCI-E slots SAS 3.0/SATA 3.0/NVMe hot-swap HDD/SSD support, 10GBase-T/10G SFP+/56Gbps FDR InfiniBand networking options, redundant Titanium Level (96%+) Digital power supplies, IPMI 2.0 plus KVM with dedicated LAN and support the 2nd generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors for up to 205W TDP.

The Supermicro server solutions supporting NVMe are targeted at HPC, Oil and Gas, 3D modeling and Graphical design workstations, HFT, SQL Database, Search Engine, High Security Encryption datacenter, VDI, Aerospace and Automobile design center, Cluster and Supercomputer applications; in Cloud, Virtualization, and Enterprise environments.

NVMe Benefits

  • Large throughput gains (6x)
  • Substantial latency improvements (7x)
  • Shared common backplane improves flexibility of drive choice
  • 2.5" U.2 (SFF-8639) form factor for improved serviceability vs. PCI-E Flash cards (hot-swap)
  • Improved power efficiency
  • EDSFF and NF1 form factors for dense 1U Petascale capacity
  • Ultra-fast performance for demanding workloads

Performance Measurements and Results

  Measurement NVMe SSD SATA3/SAS3 SSD NVMe Improvement
Bandwidth vs. SATA3 128K Sequential Read 2788.77 MB/s 470.60 MB/s 5.93x
128K Sequential Write 1838.98 MB/s 453.33 MB/s 4.06x
Bandwidth vs. SAS3 128K Sequential Read 2788.77 MB/s 980.34 MB/s 2.84x
128K Sequential Write 1838.98 MB/s 421.25 MB/s 4.37x
Latency vs. SATA3 4K Sequential Read 15.9 µs 47.3 µs 2.97x
4K Sequential Write 17.6 µs 51.4 µs 2.92x
Latency vs. SAS3 4K Sequential Read 15.9 µs 114.1 µs 7.18x
4K Sequential Write 17.6 µs 109.853 µs 6.24x

Product Brief

  Max NVMe (U.2) Supported per System Node:

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40 NVMe support

  • 2U 2-Node Mission critical storage server
  • Lowest latency:
    • 40 Hot-swap 2.5" NVMe drive bays
    • Omni-Path SIOM support
  • Robust Data Availability: 
    • Shared storage between redundant controllers
    • Node to node heartbeat/10G connectivity
    • Redundant power supply and cooling system
  • Greener Storage: 
    • Titanium Level (96%+) efficiency 2000W redundant power supplies
    • 90%+ VRM power efficiency
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