All Flash FAS systems come with NetApp® ONTAP® storage software and advanced data management and data protection tools.

See AFF8000 Software for more details on software offered with all-flash AFF8000

systems.

Scale-out

  AFF8080 EX AFF8060 AFF8040
NAS Scale-out 1-24 nodes (12 HA Pairs)
Maximum SSD 5760 5760 4608
Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash 88.5PB/78.6PiB 22.12PB/19.65PiB 17.7PB/15.7PiB
Effective Capacity[*] 366.6PB/325.6PiB
91.61PB/81.37PiB 73PB/64.8PiB
Maximum Memory 3,072GB 1,536GB 768GB
SAN Scale-out 1-8 nodes (4 HA Pairs)
Maximum SSD 1920 1920 1536
Maximum Raw Capacity 26.2PB/23.3PiB 7.37PB/6.55PiB 5.9PB/5.2PiB
Effective Capacity[*] 122.2PB/108.5PiB 30.54PB/27.12PiB 24PB/21.3PiB
Maximum Memory 1,024GB 512GB 256GB
Cluster Interconnect 2, 4, or 6 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE 2 or 4 10GbE

[*]Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed. Actual ratio is up to 10:1 and higher depending on workloads and use cases.

Per HA Pair Specifications (active-active dual controller)

  AFF8080 EX AFF8060 AFF8040
Maximum SSD 480 480 384
Maximum Raw Capacity: All-Flash 7.4PB/6.6PiB 1.84PB/1.64PiB 1.47PB/1.28PiB
Effective Capacity[*] 30.6PB/27.1PiB 7.63PB/6.78PiB 6.1PB/5.4PiB
Controller Form Factor Dual-enclosure HA;
2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U or single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Dual-enclosure HA;
2 controllers and 2 IOXMs in two 6U chassis; total of 12U or single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Single-enclosure HA;
2 controllers in single 6U chassis
Memory 256GB 128GB 64GB
NVRAM 32GB 16GB 16GB
PCIe Expansion Slots 6 or 24 8 or 24 8
Onboard I/O: UTA2 (10GbE/FCoE, 16Gb FC) 8 8 8
Onboard I/O: 10GbE 8 8 8
Onboard I/O: GbE 8 8 8
Onboard I/O: 6Gb SAS 8 8 8
Storage Networking Supported FC; FCoE; iSCSI; NFS; pNFS; CIFS/SMB
OS Version Data ONTAP 8.3 or higher; Data ONTAP 8.3.1 or later for AFF8080 EX single-chassis HA.
High-Availability Features Alternate Control Path (ACP); Ethernet-based service processor and Data ONTAP management interface; redundant hot-swappable controllers, cooling fans, power supplies, and optics
Supported Configurations Cluster Configurations
  • Two-node switchless or switched cluster
  • HA nodes within a Data ONTAP cluster
MetroCluster™ Configurations (DataONTAP 8.3.1 and later)
  • Single or two-node clusters at each site
Disk Shelves Supported

DS2246 (2U; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)

DS224C (2u; 24 drives, 2.5" SFF)

See NetApp Disk Shelves and Storage Media for more details on each disk shelf and supported drive types.

Maximum RAID Group Sizes

RAID-TEC™ (triple parity, ONTAP 9)

SSDs and Performance HDDs: 29 (26 data disks plus 3 parity disks)

Capacity HDDs: 21 (18 data disks plus 3 parity disks)

RAID 6 (RAID-DP)

SSD: 28 (26 data disks plus 2 parity disks)

RAID 4

SSD: 14 (13 data disks plus 1 parity disk)

RAID 6 + RAID 1 or RAID 4 + RAID 1 (SyncMirror)

Host Operating Systems Supported Windows® 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows XP, Linux®, Oracle® Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Mac® OS, VMware®, ESX
Max. Number of LUNs 12,000 per node
Number of Supported SAN Hosts Up to 512 hosts per HA pair
FlexVol® Volumes Up to 1,000 per controller
Snapshot® Copies Up to 127,000
Maximum Volume Size 100TiB 100TiB 100TiB
Maximum Aggregate Size 400TiB 400TiB 324TiB

Maximum port count includes integrated ports and PCIe expansion slots per HA pair

FC Target Ports (16Gb autoranging) 32 or 64 64 24
FC Target Ports (4Gb or 8Gb) 32 or 64 64 40
FCoE Target Ports, UTA (max.) 32 32 24
10GbE Ports (max.) 32 or 64 64 32
GbE Ports (max.) 30 or 72 72 40
6Gb SAS Ports (max.) 32 or 56 56 40
FC Initiator Ports (max.) 32 or 72 72 40
Maximum Adapters
Dual 10GbE (optical or copper) 6 or 16 16 8
Dual 10Gbase-T (RJ-45,CAT 6A-E) 6 or 16 16 8
Quad GbE (copper) 6 or 16 16 8
Dual 10GbE/FCoE 16Gb FC Unified Target Adapter 2 (UTA2, optical or copper for 10GbE/FCoE deployments, optical for 16Gb FC) 6 or 24 24 8
8Gb FC Target 6 or 16 16 8
Quad 6Gb SAS Storage HBA 6 or 12 12 8
Quad 4Gb FC Storage/Tape HBA (fiber) 6 or 16 16 8

[*]Effective capacity based on 5:1 storage efficiency ratios with the maximum number of SSDs installed. Actual ratio is up to 10:1 and higher depending on workloads and use cases.

System Environmental Specifications

  AFF8080 EX AFF8060 AFF8040
Thermal Rating (at 200V) Dual Chassis: 2,880 BTU (typical, per enclosure);

3,252 BTU (worst case, per enclosure)

Single Chassis: 2,696 BTU (typical); 3809 (worst case)
2,031 BTU (typical)

2,362 BTU (worst case)
1,495 BTU (typical)

1,843 BTU (worst case)
Weight 125.7 lb 121 lb 121 lb
Height 12U or 6U 12U or 6U 6U
Width 19" IEC rack-compliant (17.6", 44.7 cm)
Depth 24.3" (28.9" with cable management)
Operating Temperature, Altitude, and Relative Humidity 10° C to 40° C (50° F to 104° F); at <= 3,000 m (at <= 10,000' feet) elevation; 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing (28° C wet bulb temperature)
Nonoperating Temperature and Relative Humidity -40° C to 65° C (-40° F to 149° F); 5% to 95% relative humidity, noncondensing, in original container
Operating Acoustic Noise AFF8040/AFF8060:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel
  • Sound pressure (LpAm) (bystander positions): 62.9 dB
AFF8080 EX:
  • Declared sound power (LwAd) per ISO 9296: 7.6 Bel @ normal operating conditions (at 23 °C and at sea level)
Compliance RoHS-compliant PDF
Safety/Emissions/Immunity

Safety: EN 60950, CE, CSA 60950, UL 60950, CB IEC60950-1 (all national deviations), EN60825-1, IRAM, GOST-R, BSMI, SONCAP, NRCS LOA (South Africa)

Emissions/Immunity: FCC Part 15 Class A, ICES-03, CE, KCC, VCCI, AS/NZS CISPR 22, EN55022, EN55024, EN61000-3-2, EN61000-3-3, SABS COC (South Africa), BSMI

NetApp Systems Cabinet

  AFF8080 EX AFF8060 AFF8040
Rack Space 42U
Dimensions (height/width/depth) 78.75" (200 cm)/23.6" (60 cm)/44.3" (112.5 cm)
Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Airflow 10" (25.4 cm) front and 12" (30.5 cm) rear
Minimum Cabinet Clearances for Service 30" (76.3 cm) front and rear, 12" top
AC Power 200 to 240VAC
Current 30A Single Phase or 3-Phase
Weight (empty) 307 lbs (138 kg)
Features Split rear door with cable egress opening, reversible front door (left or right handed)

FC and FCoE Switch Support

AFF8080 EX AFF8060 AFF8040
NetApp offers broad support for FC and FCoE switches. A list of switches available through NetApp can be found here. For the complete list of supported switches, please consult the interoperability matrix found on the NetApp support site. Login access is required.