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Oracle Sun 6780 Storage Array

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Oracle’s Sun Storage 6780 Array is an enterprise class modular storage system that provides a winning combination of best performance, best price / performance, enterprise class availability, and scalability for customers who need to support business-critical enterprise applications and expect best-in-class investment protection. The systems include a rich set of data management features and data services at no extra cost, dramatically improving data center economics. With its relentless data density, performance, and seventh-generation architecture, the Sun Storage 6780 Array provides the highest reliability and availability in its class.
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The Sun Storage 6780 Array’s advanced architecture enables multidimensional, linear scalability in IOPs, bandwidth, and capacity, so data centers can scale their enterprise, database, virtualization, and e-mail applications in any dimension without having to sacrifice features, functions, data protection, or cost-effectiveness.

The Sun Storage 6780 Array allows organizations to cost-effectively manage and protect data. Customers achieve higher productivity through improved consolidation and power efficiencies, additional cooling and rack space, and higher revenue and ROI on their initial storage investments. Furthermore, Sun Storage Common Array Manager software provides enterprise-class management tools and a robust suite of data services, dramatically improving data center economics.

The Sun Storage 6780 Array is the newest member of a family of proven, bulletproof storage solutions that have been used in leading enterprise, application, and operating system environments around the globe. Oracle customers can deploy the new arrays with confidence, knowing that they have been certified by Oracle for their needs.

Manufacturer Sun Oracle
Part No. 034782
End of Life? Yes
Succeeded By Oracle FS1 Flash Storage System
Width 444.50 mm
Height 174.5 mm
Depth 609.6 mm
Weight [Kg] 36.80
Rack Units 4 U
Drive Bays Fibre Channel; SATA II; SSD
Capacity 896 TB
HDD Suitability 300/600 GB 15krpm 4Gbps Fibre Channel;
1/2 TB 7.2krpm 3Gbps SATA II;
Cache 8GB, 16GB, 32GB or 64GB dedicated cache
Cache Backup Permanent cache destage to flash memory
Controller Card Dual Fibre Channel RAID Controller with dual or quad host interface cards.
Drive Depopulation Scales from 5 to 16 hard disk drives per tray
Dynamic Capacity Expansion 5–448 Drives; 730 GB–896 TB
Dynamic Reconfiguration Volume expansion, RAID migration, capacity expansion, segment size migration, volume and virtual disk reconfiguration, controller firmware upgrades
Expansion Tray Up to 28 CSM200 expansion trays
Host Interface / Link Speeds 4 Gb/sec or 8 Gb/sec (eight or sixteen) direct, arbitrated loop, or switched attached ports
Integrated Data Services Sun Storage Domains (supports from 16 to 512 storage domains);
Sun Storage Data Replicator (supports up to128 replicated volumes) (optional);
Sun Storage Local Copy Services (Volume Copy & Snapshot) (supports up to 16 snapshots per volume (1024 total) and 2047 total volume copies) (optional);
Sun Data Encryption Services Sun Data Encryption Services (must be used with FDE capable drives) (optional)
Other Interfaces 16x 4 GB/sec FC Expansion Ports;
4x 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet Ports;
2x 9-Pin RS-232 Serial Ports
Supported OS • Solaris Operating System 9 & 10;
• Microsoft Windows 2003 SP2 & R2, 2008 SP2 & R2, Hyper V;
• OEL 5.5, 5.6, 6.0 (RDAC Only);
• OVM 2.2;
• HP-UX 11.23 & 11.31;
• IBM AIX 6.1;
• RHEL 5.5, 5.6, 6.0 (RDAC Only);
• Linus SuSE 11.1;
• VMware ESX 3.5u5 & 4.1
Supported Software • Legato NetWorker 7.3;
• Sun Cluster 3.0, 3.1;
• Sun StorageTek QFS software 4.0 minimum;
• Sun StorageTek SAM-FS software 4.0 minimum;
• Sun StorageTek Availability Suite 3.2 minimum;
• Sun StorageTek Enterprise Backup software 7.3;
• Solaris Volume Manager (embedded in the Solaris 9 and 10 OSs);
• VERITAS Storage Foundation (VxVM/VxFS) 5.0;
• VERITAS Cluster Server (VCS) 5.0;
• VERITAS NetBackup 6.0 or higher
RAID Options 0, 1, 3, 5, 6 (p+q), and 10