UniVirStor Flash:Mars 524 | ARM microserver Ceph storage solutions | Ambedded

Mars 524 NVMe Ceph appliance is a good solution for a large cluster to save the cost over hardware and rack space. | Ceph storage appliance integrates tuned software stack and purpose-designed Arm server offers outstanding performance, reliability, web UI, and TCO reduction.

Mars 524, 24 Bays NVME Ceph Storage Appliance - Mars 524 NVMe Ceph appliance is a good solution for a large cluster to save the cost over hardware and rack space.
  • Mars 524, 24 Bays NVME Ceph Storage Appliance - Mars 524 NVMe Ceph appliance is a good solution for a large cluster to save the cost over hardware and rack space.
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Mars 524, 24 Bays NVME Ceph Storage Appliance

Mars 524

UniVirStor Flash:Mars 524

Mars 524 Ceph Appliance is designed to meet high-performance cloud-native data storage needs. It utilizes the latest NVMe flash technology to provide a turnkey software-defined storage solution. Mars 524, 24 bays NVMe Ceph Appliance tightly integrates Ampere Altra Arm Server and UniVirStor. UniVirStor (UVS) is a software package that includes Linux, Ceph, and Ceph management GUI (UVS Manager).

With Ampere Altra 64Cores@3.0GHz CPU (optional up to 80Cores@3.0GHz), this 24 bays NVMe Ceph appliance could meet a low carbon footprint without sacrificing its high IO performance, also provide a large usable capacity for the ceph use.

Specifications And Major Features

Server PlatformMars 524
ProcessorDual socket Ampere® Altra® 64 Core Arm 64-bit v8.2 Processor @ 3.0GHz (optional 80 Cores @ 3.0 GHz)
Memory256GB DDR4 3200MHz, maximum 4TB bytes
Network Interfaces
  • 2 x 1GbE management LAN ports for UniVerStor (UVS ) Manager
  • 1 x 1GbE IPMI/BMC LAN port
  • 4 x 25 Gbps or 100 Gbps for Ceph public and in-cluster network
  • Storage Interfaces
  • System drive: 2 x 480GB SATA SSD
  • OSD: 24 x 2.5" U.3 NVMe Gen. 4 SSD
  • System ManagementIPMI & BMC
    Power Consumption
    (include SSD)
    Standby: 300 Watts
    Maximum: 540 Watts
    Power Supply
  • 2 x 1600W redundant power supply, 80 PLUS Platinum
  • AC input: 110/220Vac/ 12A, 50-60Hz
  • 2 x 1.5 meters C13 to C14 power cord
  • Mechanical
  • Form factor 2U 19" rack mount
  • Server dimensions: 438 x 87 x 730 mm
  • Packaging dimensions: 1077 x 679 x 300 mm
  • Slide rail: Included
  • Support and Warranty
  • 3 years software update and technical support
  • 3 years hardware warranty
  • Optional extended warranty
  • Software
    Ceph VersionAmbedded tuned Ceph community versions
    Management Interface
  • Ambedded Web-based user interface: UniVirStor(UVS) Manager
  • Command Line Interface
  • AutomationThe UniVirStor Ceph management GUI (UVS Manager) automates management functions for day-1 and day two operations, including cluster deployment, storage service provisioning, monitoring, and software updates.
    Access Authentication Control
  • Policy control to limit users to access pool & block device
  • Ability to Integrate with Microsoft Active Directory, lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP), AWS Auth, and KeyStone
  • Multi-protocol supportA storage platform supports multiple industry-standard storage protocols for block, file and object storage.
    Monitoring & Notification
  • UVS, Ceph, and Grafana dashboard
  • Alert sent through email
  • SNMP
  • Ceph storage pool base
    Scale-out cluster
  • Grow the cluster to thousands of storage drives
  • No single point of failure
  • Cluster performance is linearly scalable with the number of drives (OSD).
  • Self-healing and
    auto rebalancing
  • Balances data distribution throughout the cluster nodes
  • Handles failures without interruption, automatically recovering to the predefined data resilience
  • Highly availableWithstand loss of multiple nodes/racks without disrupting service availability or data safety
    Data protection
  • Striping, erasure coding, or replication across nodes with predefined rule
  • Configurable number of replica and erasure coding profile
  • CLAY erasure coding to reduce the data recovery time
  • Renamable bucket type: root, region, zone, data center, room, PDU, raw, rack, chassis
  • Disk encryptionOSD disk drives can be encrypted to protect data when drives are removed
    Data CompressionInline object compression with target compression ratio
    Cache TieringUse faster storage pool as cache tier
    Ceph deployment and Management
    Software update
  • Automated rolling update without downtime. Data services are available during the update.
  • Updates include Linux, Ceph, and UVS manager
  • General
  • Host management: Scan and manage server nodes in the Ceph cluster
  • Deploy the NTP server or use an external NTP serv
  • Push NTP client to ceph hosts
  • Log management
  • Notification
  • User management
  • Ceph daemon
  • Cluster initialization
  • Deploy and manage MON, OSD, MDS, RGW
  • OSD encryption
  • Storage Protocols
    RADOS Block Storage (RBD )
    RBD Image
  • Image create, delete
  • Select pool, name, image size, object size
  • Image edit
  • Dynamic volume
    Ability to expand Ceph block devices with no downtime
    RBD Mirroring for
    off-site active-standby
  • Create mirroring service between multiple clusters or sites
  • Select pool/image for mirroring
  • Manage snapshot schedules
  • Image promote/demote
  • RBD Snapshot
  • Snapshots of individual block devices with no downtime or performance impact
  • Create and manage snapshots of images to retain a history on an image’s state
  • snapshot rollback
  • Copy-on-Write cloneInstant provisioning of tens or hundreds of virtual machine instances from the same image with zero wait time
    Thing ProvisionsEnable over-provisioning of storage and immediate VM or container instance launch.
  • K8s container storage interface (CSI)
  • OpenStack Cinder, Glance, and Nova
  • CloudStack
  • iSCSI
  • Deploy iSCSI gateway on hosts or VMs
  • Create and manage LUN
  • ACL: IQN and CHAP authentication
  • Multi-Path IO support
  • Shared File System (NAS)
  • Deploy & manage Metadata servers (MDS)
  • POSIX compatible file system: kernel and FUSE clients
  • Multiple CephFS
  • Support volumes, sub-volume and sub-volume groups
  • OpenStack Manila
  • K8s Container Storage Interface (CSI)
  • Conventional file storage
    NFS, SMB, FTP, HTTPUse CephFS, S3 or block as the back store to export NFS, SMB, FTP, and HTTP through gateways
    Object Storage
    Object APIAmazon S3 and OpenStack Swift compatible APIs
    RADOS gateway
    for Active-Active
  • Deploy RADOS gateways
  • Multi-site support for sync and access from multiple ceph clusters
  • RGW User and key management
  • RGW Pool management, auto-create RGW pools
  • Write-Once-Read-
    Many (WORM)
    S3 object lock with read-only capability to store objects using a the WORM mode preventing objects from being deleted or overwritten
    EncryptionServer side encryption and client provided key encryption
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