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All-Flash 1U Server with 256TB of Hot-swap NVMe Optimized Intel “Ruler” Drives

All-Flash 1U Server with 256TB of Hot-swap NVMe Optimized Intel “Ruler” Drives

As of May 1st, Supermicro is making available a new look all-flash NVMe™ (Non-Volatile Memory Express) 1U SuperServer and 1U JBOF (Just a Bunch Of Flash) that support 32 front loading hot-swap Intel “Ruler” form factor NVMe SSDs.

Introduced in Q3 of 2017, the Intel® DC P4500 “Ruler” form factor SSD (Ruler) addresses data centers’ growing needs for capacity, easy serviceability, and thermal efficiency in the face of exponentially proliferating data. The Ruler delivers breakthrough efficiency and lower TCO as well as high per-drive, per-server, and per-rack capacity. Intel aptly states that the purpose-built Ruler design “. . . represents a unique combination of technology innovation and common sense.”

Key Applications

  • High Throughput Ingest
  • High Density Hot Storage
  • HPC / Data Analytics
  • Media / Video Streaming
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Big Data Top of Rack Storage

Outstanding Features

  1. Supports 32 Hot-swap NVMe Ruler SSDs
  2. Individual SSD power cycling
  3. 4 PCI-E x16 IO ports, 2 PCI-E x16 slots
  4. IPMI management with dedicated LAN
  5. 1000W Redundant Power Supplies Titanium Level (96%)

With the launch of this 1U Ruler NVMe server, Supermicro becomes the first manufacturer thus far to build arrays and servers for the specific purpose of leveraging the new form factor.

Supermicro’s new 1U NVMe Intel Ruler-accommodating systems features:

  • Form Factor and Storage: 1U Form factor; 32x ruler drive slots
  • Switch Architecture: JBOF Switch
  • Networking Port: 2 RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN ports
  • Management Interface: Support for IPMI v.2.0
  • Expansion Slots/Ports: 4 PCI-E x16 IO ports, 2 PCI-E x16 slots
  • Drive Bays: Dual Drawer/Tray with a total of 32 NVMe Ruler SSDs
  • 1000W Redundant Power Supplies with PMBus
  • Total Output Power: 800W/1000W
  • Input: 100-127Vac / 9.8 – 7A / 50-60Hz; 200-240Vac / 7 – 5A / 50-60Hz
  • +12V: Max: 66.7A / Min: 0A (100-127Vac); Max: 83A / Min: 0A (200-240Vac)
  • 12Vsb: Max: 2.1A / Min: 0A

Additionally, the new All-Flash 1U Server customized for the Intel Ruler SSD provides:

  • High Throughput Ingest
  • High Density Hot Storage
  • HPC / Data Analytics
  • Media/Video Streaming
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN)
  • Big Data Top of Rack Storage

Please click below for complete specs and product details on the 1U 32 “Ruler” NVMe and the full lineup of Supermicro high-density NVMe systems.