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Sun Oracle Blade Storage Module M2

High Performance, Scalable, In-Chassis Storage

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Oracle’s Sun Blade Storage Module M2 provides high-performance storage capacity of up to 43.2 TB for the Sun Blade 6000 modular system. It is an easy-to-manage, highly scalable, and reliable in-chassis storage blade, and supports multiple zones for ease of management.
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Designed to provide rapid storage capacity to the Sun Blade 6000 server modules, Oracle’s Sun Blade Storage Module M2 is a high performance, scalable and reliable in-chassis storage blade that supports multiple zones for ease of management. It uses traditional hard disk drives to provide a storage pool with a capacity of up to 43.2 TB for the Sun Blade 6000 chassis. The resulting blades solutions are the most comprehensive on the market – integrating compute blades, storage blades and critical networking and management components into one streamlined system.

Oracle’s Sun Blade Storage Module M2 is a second generation direct attached shared storage blade that incorporates SAS-2 technology to offer better manageability and performance than the previous generation storage module. This storage module features 8 front accessible and hot plug-able drives (up to 4.8 TB) that can be grouped together with the server modules to setup multiple zones. It leverages the highly available power, cooling and I/O infrastructure provided by the Sun Blade 6000 chassis.

Part No. bsm-m2
Manufacturer Sun Oracle
End of Life? Yes
Height 44 mm
Width 327 mm
Depth 512 mm
Weight [Kg] 6.50
Drive Bays 8x 2.5" SFF HDD per M2 Storage Module
Capacity 480 GB
HDD Suitability SAS-2 300 GB 10k RPM SAS-2 600 GB 10k RPM
Supported OS • Oracle Linux
• Oracle Solaris
• Red Hat Enterprise Linux
• SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
• VMware
• Windows Server 2008 Datacenter

The Sun Blade Storage Module M2 is managed from a single point using an easy to use, intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) based management tool, the Sun Blade Zone Manager, a feature available in the Oracle Chassis Monitoring Module (CMM) Integrated Lights Out Manager (ILOM) software. For ease of management, the Sun Blade Zone Manager supports dynamic zoning which allows users to quickly and easily group multiple Sun Blade server modules with multiple Sun Blade Storage Modules to setup zones. These zones help reduce the number of devices users have to manage within the Sun Blade 6000 chassis, and provide business and logical views

The Sun Blade Storage Module M2 addresses the requirement for rapid storage scalability by providing up to 4.8 TB 1 of storage capacity. Users can install up to nine storage modules in a Sun Blade 6000 chassis to create a storage pool with an unprecedented capacity of up to 43.2 TB 2 per chassis