Software Defined Storage


The storage landscape is evolving from premium priced proprietary hardware and software solutions to open industry standard hardware and the benefits are significant: reduced vendor lock-in, significantly open innovation with new technologies like all NVMe solutions. Supermicro’s extensive storage platform of choice for leading storage vendors and major hyperscale datacenters.

Supermicro delivers significant benefits to Software Defined Storage Solutions:

Maximum Efficiency: High capacity 1U-4U form factors. Leading the industry with up 95% efficient Platinum level power supplies

Maximum Performance and expandability: All NVMe support with hybrid expander and delivering up to 20 GB/s throughput

Mission Critical Reliability: Capable of fully redundant and fault-tolerant operation with supplies, fans and redundant serverboards with remote management

Proven Compatibility: Lab validated hardware configurations optimized for high duty cycles workloads 

 

Scale-Out Storage Solutions

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Ceph is an open-source, massively scalable, software-defined storage platform delivering unified object and block storage making it ideal for cloud scale environments like OpenStack. Supermicro Ceph storage solutions are available as turnkey Red Hat Storage clusters with flexible support packages available to meet customer specific requirements or as fully qualified bare metal server hardware reference architecture ready for user deployment of open source Ceph.

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Supermicro and Nexenta storage solutions are a series of optimized reference architectures (RA) based on Supermicro’s industry leading server hardware and NexentaStor, an Open Source-driven Software Defined Storage platform. 

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Lustre is the Parallel file system of choice for High Performance Computing (HPC) and large file applications. To meet the capacity and throughput requirements of HPC workloads, Lustre has traditionally required adoption of custom proprietary storage products leading to vendor lock-in and reduced innovation. 

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Supermicro’s Virtual SAN (VSAN) Ready Nodes focus on deploying VMware® Virtual SAN™, a hypervisorconverged solution, as quickly as possible. Virtual SAN provides you with the ability to provision and manage computer, network and storage resources from a single pane of management.

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Software Defined Storage