Mega Storage at a Great Price
The Lenovo Storage D3284 delivers high-density direct-attach storage. It supports mixing-and-matching different drive types for high performance, high capacity, or a combination of the two.
Affordable high-density options, combining 7,200rpm NL-SAS hard disk drives (HDDs) with high-IOPS/low-latency SAS solid-state drives (SSDs), enable a multitiered storage infrastructure in a single enclosure or daisy-chain. It supports up to 4 enclosures in a single chain. Chains can be connected to up to three servers.
Affordable, High-Capacity, Flexible Storage
High-capacity 3.5-inch NL-SAS drives offer up to 1680TB of “cold” or archive storage in only 5U, and up to 6.7PB in 20U, using four daisy-chained enclosures.
SSDs (645TB in 5U, 2.58PB in 20U) provide the extreme throughput necessary for the most I/O-intensive jobs, such as HPC, high-frequency trading (HFT), and caching. With up to 84 drives per enclosure and 336 per daisy-chain, there is plenty of room for multitiered drive types.
High Availability, High Density
Hot-swap redundant components, including dual ESMs, dual 80 Plus Platinum power supplies, and five fans, provide the high availability needed for a high-density storage platform.
D3284 is a key component of the Lenovo Distributed Storage Solution (DSS-G) for IBM Spectrum Scale.
The high-density enclosure uses 1/3 less rack space than the equivalent number of drives in traditional 2U enclosures and fits in 1m deep racks, so it works with existing infrastructures.
|Dual Expansion Modules||Dual 12Gb SAS standard, with active/active failover|
84x hot-swap SAS 3.5-inch drives:
|Up to 1,680TB – 7,200rpm NL SAS HDDs
Up to 645TB – SAS SSDs
|Up to 4x D3284 enclosures per HBA|
|Host Controllers Supported||ThinkSystem RAID 930-8e PCIe 12Gb Adapter
ThinkSystem 440-16e SAS/SATA PCIe Gen4 12Gb HBA
ThinkSystem 430-8e PCIe 12Gb SAS/SATA HBA
ThinkSystem 430-16e PCIe 12Gb SAS/SATA HBA
|RAID Support||RAID-0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60 (Host controller-dependent)|
|Power Supplies and Fans||2x 2214W (1+1) hot-swap/redundant 80 Plus Platinum power supplies; 5 hot-swap/redundant fans|
|Back Panel Connectors||Each expansion module (x2) includes: 4x ports: 3x 12Gbps Mini-SAS HD (SFF-8644) per ESM; 1x RJ45 Ethernet port for management|
|Form Factor, Dimension, Weight||5U/Height: 219mm (9.5 in.); Width: 483mm (19 in. IEC60297 rack compliant); Depth: 933mm (36.75in.)/ Weight: min. 64kg (141 lbs); max. 131kg (289 lbs)|
|Hot-Swap Components||HDDs, SSDs, ESMs, PSUs, fans|
|Limited Warranty||3-year Limited Warranty, 9x5 Next Business Day Onsite (upgradeable)|
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Document number DS0159, published August 19, 2022. For the latest version, go to lenovopress.lenovo.com/ds0159.