NetApp Flash Cache 2 Technical Specifications

See technical specifications for the previous version of Flash Cache.

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Specifications
 Flash Cache 2
512GB
Flash Cache 2
1TB
Flash Cache 2
2TB
Read Cache512GB of  flash memory per module1TB of  flash memory per module2TB of  flash memory per module
Cache ManagementSystem interaction and cache managed by customized FPGA
Physical Characteristics¾-length PCI Express card
I/O Slot Interfacex8 PCI Express Gen 2
I/O Slot Length and OrientationFits into PCI Express ¾-length horizontal, ¾-length vertical, and full-length vertical slots
Power Consumption18W typical, 25W maximum
Operating SystemData ONTAP 8.1.3 or later
Storage ProtocolsAll protocols supported by the storage controller
Software CompatibilityWorks with all Data ONTAP software


Supported Platforms
 Max. Number of Modules, Max. Added Read Cache per HA System [1]
 Flash Cache 2
512GB
Flash Cache 2
1TB
Flash Cache 2
2TB
FAS6290, V629024,12TB16,16TB8,16TB
FAS6280, V628024,12TB16,16TB8,16TB
FAS6250, V625016,8TB8,8TB4,8TB
FAS6240, V624012,6TB6,6TB2,4TB
FAS6220, V62208,4TB6, 6TB2,4TB
FAS6210, V62106,3TB2,2TB-
FAS3270, V32704,2TB2,2TB-
FAS3250, V32504,2TB2,2TB-
FAS3240, V32402, 1TB--
FAS3220, V32202, 1TB--
Note: These specifications are for a dual-controller, high availability (HA) system. Divide numbers by 2 for a single-controller system configuration.

[1] Flash Cache 2 modules of different sizes can be mixed in the same controller as long as both sizes are supported with that controller. Maximums must not be exceeded for number of modules and quantity of added read cache.