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Introducing Affordable HPC or HPC for the Masses - IBM NeXtScale System

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Introducing IBM NeXtScale System -
The new IBM NeXtScale System™ is designed for flexibility, simplicity and scalability to lower operating costs for compute and data-intensive workloads such as technical computing, big data, and cloud. The system simplifies adoption through an open design that seamlessly fits into your current infrastructure. The NeXtScale System delivers the density, agility, and scale you need for today’s most demanding workloads.in a flexible cost optimized platform.

-Architected for now and the future
-Better density and flexibility
-Compatible with standard racks
-Optimized for top of rack switching
-Software Defined Networking (SDN) ready
-Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v2 product family
-Powerful roadmap
-Business partner friendly
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http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=670225&s=1&k=FC5CD17AB42385B40BCED29B8B61E2E8&partnerref=IBM09

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  • 1. © 2013 IBM Corporation IBM Hyperscale Computing Solutions Systems and Technology Group Introducing IBM NeXtScale SystemTM Gaurav Chaudhry WW Product Marketing – NeXtScale System
  • 2. © 2013 IBM Corporation 2 Compute Chassis Storage Acceleration More Coming Standard Rack Primary Target Workloads  Architected for now and the future  Better density and flexibility  Compatible with standard racks  Optimized for top of rack switching  Software Defined Networking (SDN) ready  Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 v2 product family  Powerful roadmap  Business partner friendly 2013 – Introducing IBM NeXtScale A superior architecture for scale-out computing Public Cloud High Performance Computing Private Cloud
  • 3. © 2013 IBM Corporation 3  6U Chassis, 12 bays  Half width component support  Up to 6 900W power supplies N+N or N+1 configurations  Up to 10 hot swap fans  Fan and power controller  Mix and match compute, storage, or GPU nodes  No built in networking  No chassis management required IBM NeXtScale n1200 Fan and power controller Front view 6 x 900W power supplies 10 x 80mm fans Rear view NeXtScale – Dense Chassis Optimizedsharedinfrastructure
  • 4. © 2013 IBM Corporation 4 Simplearchitecture Power button and information LED Dual-port mezzanine card (IB/Ethernet) KVM connector Labeling tag 1 GbE ports IMM v2 port PCIe 3.0 Slot x24 PCIe 3.0 slot x8 mezz. connector 2 x CPU 8 x DIMMs Power Interposer Flexible Drive bay(s) x16 PCIe 3.0 slot NeXtScale – The Compute Node  New ½ Wide 1U 2 socket server  Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2600 V2  Flexible slot-less I/O design  Generous PCIe capability  Open design, works with existing x86 tools  Versatile design with flexible Native Expansion options  32TB local storage (November)  GPUs/Phi adapters (2014) IBM NeXtScale n360 M4 Hyperscale Server
  • 5. © 2013 IBM Corporation 5 IBM NeXtScale – Simplicity Native eXpansion – Adding Value, not Complexity  Base node delivers robust and dense raw compute capabilities  NeXtScale’s Native Expansion capability allows seamless upgrades of the base to add common functionalities – Storage – Graphics Acceleration or Co-Processing  What is Native Expansion? No Exotic Components. No Mid-plane Dependencies. + nx360 M4 IBM NeXtScale nx360 M4 with Storage NeX Storage NeX + RAID Card + SAS Cable + HDDs + nx360 M4 PCI NeX + GPU Riser Card + GPU/Phi IBM NeXtScale nx360 M4 with Accelerator NeX
  • 6. © 2013 IBM Corporation 6 Number of part numbers needed for the entire solution – no matter the brand of component SAVE Faster Time from arrival to production readiness 75% 1 £ ¥ € $ IBM NeXtScale – Flexibility How Do You Want Your IT to Arrive?  NeXtScale can be shipped fully configured and ready to power on – Fully racked and cabled – Labeling with user supplied naming – Pre programmed IMMs and addresses – Burn in testing before shipment at no added cost  Prefer to receive systems in boxes – no problem IBM Intelligent Cluster 1Per Rack 105 lbs of cardboard1 54.6 ft3 of styrofoam 288 linear feet of wood 21,730 less paper inserts Customer Benefits
  • 7. © 2013 IBM Corporation 7 IBM NeXtScale – Scale Start at any size. Grow in any increment you want. Growing node by node?  Available direct from IBM  Optimized for availability through our partners  Install the chassis today, grow into it tomorrow Single nodes and chassis Configured racks or chassis Complete clusters and containers Want to speed how quickly you can grow?  Shipped fully assembled  Client driven, choice optimized  “Starter Pack” solutions are appliance easy, yet flexible Growing by leaps and bounds?  NeXtScale can arrive ready to power on – ‘personality’ applied  Racks at a time or complete infrastructure ready containers Single Nodes Rack (s) Chassis or Departmental Solutions Containers – ‘NeXtPods’
  • 8. © 2013 IBM Corporation 8 IBM NeXtScale – Open Designed on Open Standards = Seamless Adoption IBM ToolsCenter OpenStack Ready • Consolidated, integrated suite of mgmt tools • Powerful bootable media creator, FW updating • Deploy OpenStack with Chef or Puppet • Mirantis Fuel, SuSE Cloud, IBM SmartCloud UEFi and iMM IPMI 2.0 Compliant • Standards-based hardware that combines diagnostic and remote control; No embedded SW • Richer management experience and future-ready • Use any IPMI compliant mgt. software – Puppet, Avocent, IBM Director, iAMT, xCAT, etc. • OpenIPMI, ipmitool, ipmiutils, FreeIPMI compatible xCAT System Monitoring • Provides remote & unattended methods to assist with Deploying, Updating, Configuring, and Diagnosing • Friendly with open source tools like Ganglia, Nagios, Zenoss, etc. • Use with any RHEL/SuSE (and clones) or Windows based tools Platform Computing SDN Friendly • Workloads managed seamlessly with Platform LSF • Deploy clusters easily with Platform HPC • Networking direct to system; no integrated proprietary switching • Support for 1/10/40Gb, Infiniband, FCoE, and VFAs
  • 9. © 2013 IBM Corporation Thanks
  • 10. © 2013 IBM Corporation Thanks