Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage*

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The Base and Plus Configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage*

To refer to a solution as an Intel® Select Solution, a server vendor or data center solution provider must meet or exceed the defined minimum configuration ingredients and reference minimum benchmark-performance thresholds listed below.

Ingredient Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage* Base Configuration
Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage* Plus Configuration
Minimum of Four Application Nodes
Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 5120 processor (2.20 GHz, 14 cores, 28 threads) or a higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6138 processor (2.0 GHz, 20 cores, 40 threads) or a higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor

Memory

256 GB or higher (8 x 32 GB DDR4-2666)

384 GB or higher (12 x 32 GB DDR4-2666)

Boot Drive**

1 x 240 GB or larger Intel® SSD DC S4500 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) or higher

2 x 240 GB or larger Intel® SSD DC S4500 Series (M.2 or 2.5-inch) or higher RAID1

Storage Host Bus Adapter (HBA) Controller Per Node** N/A

Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J

Data Tier 8 x 1.9 TB or larger Intel SSD DC S4500 Series
or higher

8 x 2 TB or larger Intel SSD DC P4510 Series
(NVM Express* [NVMe*]) or higher

Data Network** 1 x 10 GB Intel® Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710-DA2 (dual port) or better
1 x 10 GB Intel Ethernet Converged Network
Adapter X710-DA2 (dual port) or better
Management Network Per Node Integrated 1 GbE Integrated 1 GbE
Network Switches
Top of the Rack (TOR) Switch** 2 x 25 GbE or 10 GbE SFP+ switch with redundancy 2 x 25 GbE or 10 GbE SFP+ switch with redundancy
Management Switch 1 x 1 GbE switch 1 x 1 GbE switch
Software
Huawei Euleros* 2.3 or newer 2.3 or newer
FusionStorage Block V100R006C20 or newer V100R006C20 or newer
VDBench* 5.04 or newer 5.04 or newer
Applies to All Nodes
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)** TPM 2.0 discrete or firmware TPM (Intel® Platform Trust Technology [Intel® PTT]) TPM 2.0 discrete or firmware TPM (Intel PTT)
Firmware and Software Optimizations

Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD) enabled**

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) enabled**

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native

C-states disabled**

Power-management settings set to performance**

LLC prefetch enabled**

Uncore frequency scaling enabled**

Intel® Volume Management Device (Intel® VMD) enabled**

Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) enabled**

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native

C-states disabled**

Power-management settings set to performance**

LLC prefetch enabled**

Uncore frequency scaling enabled**

Minimum Performance Standards
Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities (8K block, 128 queue length, 6 volume x 4 node x 20 GB—70% read, 30% write):
IOPS 152,000 643,000
Latency (MS) 20.00 4.8
Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration
With the Plus configuration of Intel® Select Solutions for Huawei FusionStorage*, businesses can achieve four times higher performance over the base configuration.
**Recommended, not required