SN#20280 Open Storage and JBODs
- From: "John J. McLaughlin" <flash@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 16:11:48 GMT
SYSTEM NEWS FOR SUN USERS
Vol 125 Issue 2 2008-07-07 Article 20280 from section "News"
Sun Storage J4000 Family and Sun Fire x4540 System
"Breakthrough Performance at $1 per Gigabyte"
Sun?s J4000 storage family is ideal for customers looking to manage
growing data and keep a grip on datacenter costs. Compatible with
Solaris, Windows and Linux platforms, the J4000 family offers
heterogeneous, scalable, reliable storage that can be used as the
building blocks for cost effective storage systems.
OpenSolaris offers free, built-in features that help you build,
debug, and deploy new applications faster. You get access to unique
Solaris 10 features, including Dynamic Tracing, Solaris Containers,
and Predictive Self-Healing. Plus, you also get the ZFS file system
for data protection, scalability, and hardly any administration.
The storage announcements from Sun this week were:
- Sun Storage J4200 system: With up to 12 drives per tray and up
to 48 SAS/SATA drives;
- Sun Storage J4400 system: Offers 24 drives per tray, up to 6 SAS
ports, up to max 192 3.5" SAS/SATA drives;
- Sun Storage J4500: Four rack unit offers an industry-leading 48
drives per tray, up to four SAS ports and up to 480 3.5" SATA
- Sun StorageTek SAS RAID HBA: Host based RAID HBA allows the Sun
Storage J4000 systems to connect directly to servers through one
or more high speed interfaces for highly scalable external
storage expansion. (Solaris, Linux, or Windows)
Customers can also trade in old storage systems. The Sun Upgrade
Advantage Program provides trade-in credit for qualified storage
systems resulting in savings of up to 20%.
Details at http://sun.systemnews.com/g?A=20280
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