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SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ ion's all-SSD Server

ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ is an all SSD server optimized to deliver well more than 1 million IOPS performing random reads. ion's SpeedServer is built on the latest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 768GB of the fastest memory along with 10Gb, 25Gb and 40Gb server NICs in a compact, cost-effective, and low-power system.

SR-71mach6 SpeedServer(TM)
  • Design your ultimate servers based on SSD RAID in the SR-71mach6 Configurator.
  • Need more modest capacity, lower cost or smaller size? SR-70mach6 SpeedServer.
  • No fabric can deliver latency as low as NVMe direct-attached storage (DAS).
  • ion SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is based on Intel® Data Center SSDs or Optane 905P SSDs with an Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER) of 1 sector per 1017 bits read.
  • Intel® Flash SSDs are over-provisioned by ion for greater endurance and better random write performance.

"All-Flash Array, or AFA"? All SSD, yes, but ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ can be designed with Intel® DC Flash SSDs and/or Intel® Optane SSDs based on 3D XPoint technology for even higher performance than Flash. ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is a server, not just an array or storage subsystem. Software like Open-E JovianDSS or Microsoft® Windows® Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) can present the server as a storage resource; VMware® vSAN can provision the SR-71mach6 SpeedServer as hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI).

If your organization's requirement is for a server with tiered storage performance, any or all of those technologies can be combined for a mix of performance and capacity that optimizes your performance requirements AND your budget. DCIG suggests that "Any organization that has yet to adopt an all-flash storage infrastructure for all active workloads is operating at a competitive disadvantage."

What would an All-SSD server do for the performance of your database? An All-SSD File Server? Or, an All-SSD Open-E JovianDSS storage server? Considering other products? ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ is a server running the operating system of your choice with no secret sauce.

Sure, you can still deploy servers with spinning rust. But why? Pretend for a moment that the performance of an all-SSD server - very high IOPS, very low latency and amazing bandwidth - is of no value to your organization. What is the value of the higher reliability of SSDs? What tolerance does your organization have for downtime? For slow RAID rebuilds? SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is built entirely with SSD, using RAID, to produce a storage server of very high reliability. SpeedServer? StorageServer? SR-71mach6 is a server, SSD-optimized for the highest performance possible.

Contact ion to take the SR-71mach6 SpeedServer for a testdrive!

ION SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is built exclusively with Intel SSDs.
ION SR-71mach6 SpeedServer starts with an Intel ServerBoard.
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STORION SR-71mach3 as Fibre Channel Target, RAID 5 Summary
9 x 838GiB RAID5 Targets
(4) 8Gb FC MPIO Links
  IOPS     MBps  Latency, ms
  1kB Data Random Read,Q=32     218,627    214    1.32
  4kB Data Random Read,Q=32 217,800 851 1.32
  4kB Data Random Read, Q=1 26,395 103 0.34
  8kB Data Random Read,Q=32 212,340 1,659 1.36
 16kB Data Random Read,Q=32   158,711   2,480 1.81
 32kB Data Random Read,Q=32   85,951   22,686 13.35
 64kB Data Random Read,Q=32   45,431   2,839  6.34
 64kB Data Random Read, Q=1   15,137   946  0.59
  8kB OLTP Random 33%W/67%R,Q=8   73,980    578 0.97
  8kB OLTP Random 33%W/67%R,Q=32  97,177    759 2.96
 32kB OLTP Random 33%W/67%R,Q=8   27,037    845  2.66
 64kB OLTP Random 33%W/67%R,Q=8   15,681    980 4.59
  4kB Data Random Write,Q=8   27,517    107 2.62
  8kB Data Random Write,Q=8   29,703    232  2.42
 64kB Data Random Write,Q=8    7,551     472  9.53

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