Gavin Cole Storage Consultant SEE [email protected] Entry & Mid-range Disk Array - Features & Benefits. Challenges for Today's IT. Dealing with data growth and capacity constraints with restrictive budgets
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Leader in price/performance
Enterprise-classdata protectionon a budget
Excels in HPTCenvironments
ReplicationtargetSun StorageTek™ Modular Line
Solutions that provide streamlined management, flexiblity, & TCO
Sun StorageTek™6540 array
Sun StorageTek™6140 array
Sun StorageTek™2500 arrays
point within Modular
family of arrays
Support for variety
of host interface
ST2500 is a new series of storage arrays based on a new low-cost SAS/SATA disk subsystem providing consolidated RAID to FC, iSCSI, and SAS host interfaces
* SATA support planned for Q1FY08
FC Host Version
Direct Host Connectivity
Fabric SAN Connectivity
Three servers with
redundant I/O paths
SAS Host Version
Six servers with non
redundant I/O paths
FCDrive Performance Comparison
More Responsive Applications
Advanced Data Protection
StorageTek Wins Diogenes-Storage Magazine Best Midrange Array Award!
Second year in the top rankings!
6140 with 4 GB Cache Award!
8 x 4Gb host/SAN port
4 GB cache
Up to 6 expansion trays
Up to 112 drives
120K IOPSST6140Two Great Flavors
Switched ESM Path 1 other StorageTek
Switched ESM Path 1
Switched ESM Path 2
Switched ESM Path 2CSMII With Multiple, Not Single, Tenancy!
Multiple point-to-point switched communications
FC-AL other StorageTek
6540 w/ ATA & FC
6540 Control Module
6140 w/ ATA & FC
6140 Control Module
Pick a FC Controller
to make a
6140 Controller Tray
6140Single FC SystemFlexibility, Scalability, Manageability
Common Features other StorageTek
Save Time other StorageTekUse Storage Profiles to quickly and predictably provision storage to precise application demands.
Maximize PerformanceEasily and dynamically tune any attribute to exact application tolerances.
Grow Without DisruptionDynamically scale the volume as the application needs dictate.Sun StorageTek™ Common Array Manager
Centralized Management Utility
Optimize System PerformanceQuickly visualize performance health, finely tune attributes to reach the optimal configuration for precise application needs.
Performance Tracking Utility
Reduce System DowntimePerformance degradation is often a precursor to component or system downtime, performance tracking enables predictive, preemptive maintenance.
Optimize System OperationsEasily ensure the system is running with the latest patches. Link to Sun Download Center to easily download, install, and track patches as needed.
Maximize System UptimeWherever you are in the world, quickly receive notification of any system health issue...quickly isolate and repair failed components.
Simplifying Management with Storage Partitions
Host Group C
Application Profiles... other StorageTek
Wizards that provide quick, consistent results every time
Use 15 pre-tested profiles (e.g., Oracle, OLTP, HPC)
Customize existing profiles
Create unique profiles
Share profiles between storage systems
View configuration details at any timeApplication-driven Profiles
Let CAM do it all ... other StorageTek
I will guide CAM ...
I want to tell CAMwhat to do...Wizards to support both Experts and Generalists