Storage system specifications

Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series Hardware Guide

Version
90-09-2x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-98RD9013-07

The following table lists the technical specifications of the Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform 5000 series storage system.

Item

Specification

System

2.5-inch SAS HDD/SSD

Maximum number of drives

2-node system: 768

4-node system: 1,536

6-node system: 2,304

3.5-inch SAS HDDs

Maximum number of drives

2-node system: 384

4-node system: 768

6-node system: 1,152

Number of FMDs

Maximum number of drives

2-node system: 192

4-node system: 384

6-node system: 576

Number of NVMe drives

Maximum number of SSDs

2-node system: 96

4-node system: 192

6-node system: 288

Maximum number of SCM drives

2-node system: 33

4-node system: 66

6-node system: 99

RAID group configuration

RAID 6
  • 6D+2P
  • 14D+2P
RAID 5
  • 3D+1P
  • 7D+1P
RAID 1 (RAID 1+0)
  • 2D+2D
  • 4D+4D

Maximum number of spare drives

2-node system: 64

4-node system: 128

6-node system: 192

Maximum number of volumes

65,280

Maximum storage system capacity (physical capacity) (30-TB 2.5-inch SAS SSDs)

2-node system: 23.1 PB (20.5 PiB)

4-node system: 46.2 PB (41 PiB

6-node system: 69.3 PB (61.5 PiB)

Maximum external configuration

255 PiB

Memory

Cache memory capacity

512 GiB to 6,144 GiB

Storage interface

Controller-drive box (DKC-DB) interface

SAS/Dual Port

NVMe/Dual Port

(SAS and NVMe cannot be intermixed within each node pair.)

Data transfer rate

SAS Interface

12 Gbps

NVMe (PCIe) Interface 8 Gbps

Maximum number of back-end modules (BEMs) (also called disk boards, or DKBs

2-node system: 8

4-node system: 16

6-node system: 24

Device interface Channel type Open Systems

Fibre Channel Shortwave

Fibre Channel Longwave

iSCSI (Optic)

Mainframe

Fibre Channel Shortwave

Fibre Channel Longwave

Data trasfer rate

Fibre Channel

Open System: 4/8/16/32 Gbps

Mainframe: 4/8/16 Gbps

iSCSI (Optic)

10 Gbps

Maximum number of CHB

2-node system: 16

2-node system: 32

6-node system: 48