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SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ ion's all-SSD Server

ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ is an all SSD server optimized to deliver well more than 1 million IOPS performing random reads. The SpeedServer is built on the latest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with the fastest memory and server NICs in a compact, cost-effective, and low-power system.

SR-71mach6 SpeedServer(TM)
  • Design your ultimate storage servers based on SSD RAID with our SR-71mach6 Configurator.
  • For a powerful but more affordable 1U all-SSD RAID server, look at the SR-70mach6 SpeedServer.
  • ion SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is based on Intel® Data Center SSDs or Optane 905P SSDs
  • Intel® Flash SSDs are over-provisioned by ion for greater endurance and better random write performance.
  • ion SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is only offered with Intel SSDs which feature an Uncorrectable Bit Error Rate (UBER) of 1 sector per 1017 bits read.

"All-Flash Array, or AFA"? Well, not exactly. All SSD, yes, but ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ can be configured with both Intel® DC Flash SSDs and/or Intel® Optane SSDs based on 3D XPoint technology. More importantly, ion's SR-71mach6 SpeedServer™ is a server. Software like Open-E JovianDSS or Microsoft® Windows® Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) can present the server as a storage resource, but it can also be a server running the operating system of your choice with no secret sauce. Or VMware® vSAN can provision the SR-71mach6 SpeedServer as a hyper-converged appliance. If the requirement is for a server with tiered storage performance, any or all of those technologies can be combined for an optimum mix of performance and capacity. No fabric can deliver latency as low as a direct NVMe connection to your storage. DCIG suggests that "Any organization that has yet to adopt an all-flash storage infrastructure for all active workloads is operating at a competitive disadvantage."

What would an All-SSD server do for the performance of your database? An All-SSD Windows File Server? Or, an All-SSD Open-E JovianDSS storage server? Considering other products? Have those manufacturers EVER had a profitable year?

Sure, you can still deploy servers with spinning rust. But why? Pretend for a moment that the performance of an all-SSD server - very high IOPS, very low latency and amazing bandwidth - is of no value to your organization. What is the value of the higher reliability of SSDs? What tolerance does your organization have for downtime? For slow RAID rebuilds? SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is built entirely with SSD, using RAID, to produce a storage server of very high reliability. SpeedServer? StorageServer? SR-71mach6 is a server, SSD-optimized for the highest performance possible.

Contact ion to take the SR-71mach6 SpeedServer for a testdrive!
ION SR-71mach6 SpeedServer is built exclusively with Intel SSDs.
ION SR-71mach6 SpeedServer starts with an Intel ServerBoard.
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SR-71mach5 SQLIO 8kB & 64kB
Spinning Rust: (3) 8x HDD RAID 0
SR-71mach5 with (24) 1600GB Intel S3610 SSDs
3x SSD RAID 5 arrays with 8x 1TB partitions each
3 SQLIO threads per partition with NTFS File Systems
5x 30 minute tests
Test  
IOPS
 
MBps
Latency,
(ms)
   
IOPS
 
MBps
Latency,
(ms)
8kB Data Random Write 101,350 792 1 3,634 28 104
8kB Data Random Read 770,525 6,020 0 4,825 38 158
8kB Data Sequential Write 25,478 199 7      
8kB Data Sequential Read 768,000 6,000 0      
64kB Data Random Write 18,768 1,173 11      
64kB Data Random Read 144,491 9,031 1      
64kB Data Sequential Write 16,865 1,054 12      
64kB Data Sequential Read 147,886 9,243 0      
SR-71mach5 March 2015 SQLIO: Spinning Disk RAID 0
 
SR-71mach4 SQLIO 8kB & 64kB
SR-71mach4 with (24) 800GB Intel S3500 SSDs
3x SSD RAID 5 arrays with 1x 2.3TB partitions each
64 SQLIO threads per partition with NTFS File Systems
5x 30 minute tests
3 x 2300GB NTFS RAID 10 Volumes  
IOPS
 
MBps
Latency,
(ms)
8kB Data Random Write 205,710 1,565 1
8kB Data Random Read 506,810 3959 0
8kB Data Sequential Write 274,256 2,143 0
8kB Data Sequential Read 559,315 4,370 0
64kB Data Random Write 26,779 1,674 14
64kB Data Random Read 133,333 8,333 2
64kB Data Sequential Write 56,399 3,525 7
64kB Data Sequential Read 132,171 8,261 2
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