Expanding Adoption and Access to Next GenerationHPC Storage Utilizing Intel E5 ArchitectureMichael K. ConnollyPartner and ...
Commercial Scientific and Engineering ComputingHigh resolutionsimulation andmodeling ofEverything•Exploding data capture, ...
•Massively parallel globally concurrentaccess• Thousands application clients - billions offiles•Highest performance scalab...
OEMStorage SolutionsHDD CapitalEquipment SolutionsUltra-dense, highperformance and high-availability data storageenclosure...
Leading Provider of Data Storage SolutionsHDD CapitalEquipment Solutions~ 50% of w/w disk drivesare produced utilizingXyra...
Integrated FileSystem and Appliance SolutionsEmbedded Storage PlatformsStorage Application PlatformModular EnclosuresStora...
Delivering Ultimate Scale-Out Storage for HPC andBig DataOptimized time to productivityEfficiency, application availabilit...
ClusterStor – An Integrated Lustre® Storage SolutionEngineered for High Performance ComputingClusterStor™ consolidates: co...
ClusterStor - Dynamic ScalingTraditional Scaling ApproachNetwork I/O Ports:Dynamic Scaling Approach(SSU) Overall Rack Amou...
ClusterStorTM Scalable Storage Unit (SSU)State of the Art Technology HighlightsXyratex uses Intel Xeon® E5 processor famil...
ClusterStor™Delivering the Ultimate in HPC Data StorageFaster Data Throughput &CapacityIncreased ComputeCapacity Enablemen...
Integrated System Solution ManagementKey Features• Remediation CenterIntelligence-guidedremediation steps• Expert systemBu...
•Massively parallel globally concurrentaccess• Thousands application clients - billions offiles•Highest performance scalab...
• Fundamentally overcomes the wellknown “Storage I/O Bottleneck”• Satisfies HPC and Big Data acceleratedpace for more comp...
ClusterStor BenefitsShrinking BudgetsLimited Power Resources• Collapses and consolidates solutioninto modular, easy to use...
Global Customer RelationshipsStrategic relationships established with both market & technology leaders
Strategic Alliances and Technology PartnersStrategic Association Membership
Some ClusterStor Solution SuccessKen AtkinsonHigh Performance Computing, AWE“All of the performance testing met or exceede...
Come see more of us at Booth #364THANK YOU!Questions?Come see more of us at Booth #364michael_connolly@xyratex.comwww.xyra...
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Expanding Adoption and Access to Next Generation of HPC Storage Utilizing Intel® Xeon® E5 Architecture

  1. 1. Expanding Adoption and Access to Next GenerationHPC Storage Utilizing Intel E5 ArchitectureMichael K. ConnollyPartner and Alliances DevelopmentPartner and Alliances Development
  2. 2. Commercial Scientific and Engineering ComputingHigh resolutionsimulation andmodeling ofEverything•Exploding data capture, analysis and application performance scale•Time critical commercial simulation and industrial modeling requires• Faster job completion to attain significantly higher iteration rates• More precise application insights with higher resolution accuracy• Enhanced data throughput efficiency to overcome legacy barriers• Scale beyond NFS (not suited to intensive simulation needs)2
  3. 3. •Massively parallel globally concurrentaccess• Thousands application clients - billions offiles•Highest performance scalability, reliability,availability and serviceability• Single file system namespace in 10sHigh Performance Applications• Single file system namespace in 10spetabytes usable capacity• Linear file system scale-out performance in100s of GB/s•Integrated solution management• End-to-end system visibility, provisioning,manageability and diagnostics
  4. 4. OEMStorage SolutionsHDD CapitalEquipment SolutionsUltra-dense, highperformance and high-availability data storageenclosure & integratedFully automated disk drive testsolutions, servo-track writingtechnology and disk processingsolutions for high-volumemanufacturing environments.ClusterStor™Storage SolutionsFully integrated scale-out filesystem solutions engineered tomeet HPC requirements inresearch, government &commercial applications.enclosure & integratedapplication platforms.
  5. 5. Leading Provider of Data Storage SolutionsHDD CapitalEquipment Solutions~ 50% of w/w disk drivesare produced utilizingXyratex Technology*Largest independentsupplier of Disk DriveCapital EquipmentOEMStorage Solutions15%of w/w external storage capacity shipped in2012*> 3,000 Petabytes ofstorage shipped in 2012Largest OEM DiskStorage System provider Capital EquipmentStorage System providerClusterStor™ HPCStorage SolutionsFastest Data Storage System in the World~ 90PB ClusterStor capacity shipped in2012Powering research, energy, defense andlife science applications worldwide*Source: Company estimates
  6. 6. Integrated FileSystem and Appliance SolutionsEmbedded Storage PlatformsStorage Application PlatformModular EnclosuresStorage EnclosuresEnterprise Storage Solutions: OneStor™ and ClusterStor™Integrated ApplicationPlatformsIntegratedSystem SolutionsStorage Application PlatformXyratex Storage InnovationsOneStor™ Software (USM)Common Mgmt SW & Deep SystemDiagnosticsIntegrated System TestingProprietary Pre-Ship Testing Methods& AutomationMetis™ Power ProtectionUPS Alternative for DataProtectionReliability, Availability &ServiceabilityEnterprise Redundancy & Resiliency
  7. 7. Delivering Ultimate Scale-Out Storage for HPC andBig DataOptimized time to productivityEfficiency, application availability, resultsClusterStor™ 6000Industry Leading Performance at Massive ScaleUnmatched file system performance – Delivered!Industry’s fastest just got two times fasterHighest reliability, availabilityand serviceabilityEnterprise level resiliency
  8. 8. ClusterStor – An Integrated Lustre® Storage SolutionEngineered for High Performance ComputingClusterStor™ consolidates: controllers, storage, operating system, and theLustre file system creating a new optimal scale-out storageFully realized solution provides the industry’s best reliability, scalability,superior performance and ease of management.• Performance• Scale-Out Capability• Capacity and Density Scaling• Ease of Management• Ease of Deployment
  9. 9. ClusterStor - Dynamic ScalingTraditional Scaling ApproachNetwork I/O Ports:Dynamic Scaling Approach(SSU) Overall Rack AmountsCompute & RAM:Balanced Performance& ScalabilityUnbalanced PerformanceTotal HDDs:Compute & RAM:<25GB/secFile SystemThroughput=CS-6000>42GB/secFile SystemThroughput=
  10. 10. ClusterStorTM Scalable Storage Unit (SSU)State of the Art Technology HighlightsXyratex uses Intel Xeon® E5 processor family to powerClusterStorTM 6000• High-performance per watt processing power• Advanced Storage Features• Data Protection and Security• Intel Integrated I/O• Scalability• ScalabilityClusterStorTM 6000 Scalable Storage Unit provides 6GB/s file systemthroughput in 5U high availability scale-out building block• Expanded memory capacity, wider and faster memory bandwidth• PCIe Gen3 faster and wider with more lanes, higher IO throughput• FDR InfiniBand, lower latency, higher IO throughput• No compromise high quality, high integrity Near Line (NL) SAS HDDs
  11. 11. ClusterStor™Delivering the Ultimate in HPC Data StorageFaster Data Throughput &CapacityIncreased ComputeCapacity EnablementOptimized time11Higher Levelsof System AvailabilityEfficient SystemsDeployment & ManagementOptimized timeto productivity
  12. 12. Integrated System Solution ManagementKey Features• Remediation CenterIntelligence-guidedremediation steps• Expert systemBuilt into serviceoriented architecture• Health monitoring telemetryBenefits• Reduced service cost to manage large scale HPC data storage• Modular end-to-end cluster-centric management solution• Extensible framework to integrate with customer environments• Reduced time to issue resolution, with automated real time cluster metric and inventoryanalysis assisted by expert system• Health monitoring telemetrydatabase APIEnables QoS analyticsexport and repurposing
  13. 13. •Massively parallel globally concurrentaccess• Thousands application clients - billions offiles•Highest performance scalability, reliability,availability and serviceability• Single file system namespace in 10sHigh Performance Applications• Single file system namespace in 10spetabytes usable capacity• Linear file system scale-out performance in100s of GB/s•Integrated solution management• End-to-end system visibility, provisioning,manageability and diagnostics
  14. 14. • Fundamentally overcomes the wellknown “Storage I/O Bottleneck”• Satisfies HPC and Big Data acceleratedpace for more compute and capacity• Resolves legacy “cobbled togetherClusterStor BenefitsIncreased Compute CapacityFaster Data Throughput & Capacity• Resolves legacy “cobbled togethersystems” reliability and availabilityissues• Delivers fastest time to productivityHigher Levels of System AvailabilityEfficient Deployment & Management
  15. 15. ClusterStor BenefitsShrinking BudgetsLimited Power Resources• Collapses and consolidates solutioninto modular, easy to use buildingblocks• Savings in storage hardware resultingin lower latencies, higher reliability andreduced power and cooling costsDatacenter Infrastructuresreduced power and cooling costs• Reclaims resources for more compute,performance and storage capacity• Eliminates waste
  16. 16. Global Customer RelationshipsStrategic relationships established with both market & technology leaders
  17. 17. Strategic Alliances and Technology PartnersStrategic Association Membership
  18. 18. Some ClusterStor Solution SuccessKen AtkinsonHigh Performance Computing, AWE“All of the performance testing met or exceeded expectations.”Jacques-Charles LafoucriereDepartment Leader, CEA“The software stack provided with the system enabled us to install a workingLustre environment within hours.”Paul CallejaDirector of High Performance Computing, University of Cambridge“With Lustre and the comprehensive storage management framework wewere able to easily configure and manage our cluster”
  19. 19. Come see more of us at Booth #364THANK YOU!Questions?Come see more of us at Booth #364michael_connolly@xyratex.comwww.xyratex.comContact Us

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