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The Base and Plus configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack*.

Ingredient Intel® Select Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack* Base Configuration Intel® Select Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack* Plus Configuration

Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6130 processor (2.10 GHz, 16 cores, 32 threads), Intel Xeon Gold 6230 processor (2.10 GHz, 20 cores, 40 threads), or a higher number Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor
2 x Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8160 processor (2.10 GHz, 24 cores, 48 threads), Intel Xeon Platinum 8260 processor (2.40 GHz, 24 cores, 48 threads), or a higher number Intel Xeon Scalable processor

Memory

384 GB (12 x 32 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 RDIMM)

768 GB (24 x 32 GB 2,666 MHz DDR4 RDIMM)

Boot Drive

1 x 480 GB Intel® SSD DC S3520 Series1

2 x 480 GB Intel SSD DC S3520 Series (RAID1)1

Cache Tier

Intel® SSD DC P4600/P4610 Series (NVM Express* [NVMe*])

Intel® Optane™ SSD DC P4800X Series (NVMe)

Data Drive

Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (SATA)1

Intel® SSD DC P4500/P4510 Series (NVMe*) or Intel® SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series (SATA)

Data Network

10 Gb Intel® Ethernet Network Connection X722 with Intel® Ethernet Network Connection OCP X527-DA2/DA41

10 Gb Intel® Ethernet Network Connection X722 with Intel® Ethernet Network Connection OCP X527-DA41

Management Network

Integrated 1 gigabit Ethernet (GbE)

Integrated 1 GbE

Software

Azure Stack build 1803

Azure Stack build 1803

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

TPM 2.0 or Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT)

TPM 2.0 or Intel® PTT

Firmware and Software Optimizations iWARP enabled1
Intel® Boot Guard enabled
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled
Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology/HWP energy performance preference (EPP)/energy performance bias (EPB) settings set to performance
Power-management settings optimized for performance
iWARP enabled1
Intel Boot Guard enabled
Intel HT Technology enabled
Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled
Intel Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native
Intel Turbo Boost Technology/HWP EPP/EPB settings set to performance
Power-management settings optimized for performance
Minimum Performance Standards Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities:
  • IOStorm*: 187K minimum throughput (IOPS)
  • IOStorm*: less than or equal to 540 ms average latency
  • SPECjbb2005*: 8.3M Java* operations per second
Verified to meet or exceed the following minimum performance capabilities:
  • IOStorm: 254K minimum throughput (IOPS)
  • IOStorm: less than or equal to 400 ms average latency
  • SPECjbb2005: 12.75M Java operations per second
Business Value of Choosing a Plus Configuration Over a Base Configuration With the Plus configuration of Intel Select Solutions for Microsoft Azure Stack* shown above, you can achieve up to:
  • 53% more SPECjbb2005 Java operations per second in the same footprint as the Base configuration 
  • 35% more IOPS using IOStorm
  • 35% improved latency when using IOStorm

Infos sur le produit et ses performances

1Recommended, not required