July 16, 2015

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 on Supermicro High-Capacity 3U Cluster-in-a-Box

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 on Supermicro High-Capacity 3U Cluster-in-a-Box

Supermicro’s 3U SuperStorage Bridge Bay running Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard is a fully redundant, fault-tolerant Cluster-in-a-Box designed for mission-critical, enterprise storage.

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

Mission-Critical, Enterprise Storage at an Affordable Price

Part of Supermicro’s SuperStorage Bridge Bay (Super SBB) line, the SSG-6037B-CIB032 is designed to provide reliable, enterprise-grade storage for SMB and remote office environments at an affordable price. Key features and benefits include:

• Hot-swappable modules for all active components – including storage controllers, power supplies, and disk drives.

• Ready-to-deploy – delivered with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard preinstalled and Failover Clustering preconfigured across the two compute nodes.

• Native integration with Active Directory – enabling fast and easy deployment in existing Windows Server-based IT infrastructures.

• Easily expanded – built-in expansion ports make it easy to connect up to four Super SBB 937R-E2JB JBODs, each of which supports 16x 3.5” SAS2/SATA3 drives.

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

With the SSG-6037B-CIB032 running Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard, you’ll have access to the latest storage innovations from Microsoft, including:

• Data Deduplication and Storage Spaces – for maximizing and scaling your storage capacity.

• Storage Tiers, SMB Direct, SMB Multichannel, and NIC Teaming – for maximum performance.

• Enhancements to Failover Clustering and Hyper-V – for improved reliability.

For more information on all the capabilities built into Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard, visit www.microsoft.com/windowsserver

The following diagram shows a typical deployment model for the SSG-6037B-CIB032 running Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard in a datacenter environment.

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

Base System Specifications

The SSG-6037B-CIB032 is a preconfigured system, built to the following specifications. Full specifications can be found at:

http://www.supermicro.com/products/system/3U/6037/SSG-6037B-DE2R16L.cfm

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

Networking Options

The high capacity provided by this model makes it ideal for workloads such as archiving or traditional file serving. For faster data transfer and more bandwidth, the following Supermicro networking cards are supported and can be added in pairs to the PCI-E expansion slots:

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

SuprMicro Network Options

More information on Supermicro networking products can be found at www.supermicro.com/products/nfo/networking.cfm

SSG-6037B-CIB032 AT-A-GLANCE

• Two hot-pluggable systems (nodes) in a 3U form factor
• 2 Intel Xeon E5-2403 v2 1.8GHz processors per node
• 32TB raw storage capacity (user expandable)
• Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard preinstalled on internal SATA DOM (one DOM per node)
• 32GB system memory per node (user expandable)
• 3x PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots per node
• 6 Gbps LSI 2308 SAS2 controller per node (daughtercard on motherboard)
• 2x hot-plug JBOD expansion ports per node

SuperMicro WSS Cluster In A Box

Easy Expansion

The use of Data Deduplication in Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Standard can provide a significant increase in storage efficiency for many common storage workloads. After maximum capacity is reached, the SSG-6037B-CIB032 can easily be expanded by connecting its built-in JBOD expansion port to a Super SBB JBOD (Supermicro P/N SYS-937R-E2JB), which supports 16x 3.5” SAS2/SATA3 drives. Up to four JBODs can be attached, providing up to an additional 384TB of raw disk capacity when populated with 6TB nearline SAS drives.

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