NetApp EF540 Technical Specifications

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    EF540 Technical Specifications

    All data in this table applies to dual-controller configurations.

    AttributeNetApp EF540
    Disk drivesBase system: 12 or 24 SSDs
    Expansion: 24 SSDs
    Maximum: 120 SSDs
    Raw capacityUp to 38TB
    Drive types supported2.5" SSD 800GB
    Form factorBase System: 2U/24
    Expansion shelves: 2U/24
    Base I/O interfaces(8) 8Gb FC
    I/O interface expansion options

    (8) 8Gb FC
    (8) 6Gb SAS
    (4) 10Gb iSCSI
    (4) 40Gb InfiniBand

    OS versionSANtricity® 11.10
    High-availability features
    • Dual active controller with automated I/O path failover
    • DDP and RAID levels 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, and 10
    • Redundant, hot-swappable controllers, disk drives, power supplies, and cooling fans
    • Automatic drive failover and detection and rebuild using global hot spare drives
    • Mirrored data cache with battery backup and destage to memory
    • Nondisruptive controller firmware upgrades (no interruption to data access)
    • SANtricity proactive drive health monitoring tracks SSD wear life and alerts when threshold is reached
    • SANtricity persistent monitor makes periodic copies of the storage system configuration
    Operating systems supportedMicrosoft® Windows Server®, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware® ESX®, Oracle® Solaris, HP HP-UX, Apple® Mac® OS
    Software features

    Auto Support, dynamic volume expansion, dynamic capacity expansion, dynamic RAID-level migration, dynamic segment size migration, persistent monitor, proactive drive health monitoring, nondisruptive firmware upgrades, background media scan with autoparity check and correction

    SANtricity Snapshot®, SANtricity Volume Copy, SANtricity remote mirroring