Hyper-Unity All-Flash, Atlantis USX-Powered Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Platform
Hyper-Unity is the first rugged all-flash hyper-converged, scalable infrastructure featuring Atlantis USX™. Hyper-Unity seamlessly integrates four ruggedized, eight-drive, RES-XR5-1U rack mounted servers, with a high-speed, 12-port Mellanox Infiniband switch, and Atlantis USX, the award-winning, patented Software-defined Storage (SDS) solution. Hyper-Unity is the first turn-key, Mil Spec, SWAP-optimized, hyper-converged infrastructure platform, to deliver all-flash performance for virtualized applications, at less than half the cost of traditional storage or other hyper-converged platforms.
Hyper-Unity delivers the performance of an all-flash array in a four-server cluster, enabling IT organizations to easily meet the performance requirements of demanding workloads. Atlantis USX™ software performs in-memory, in-line deduplication and compression, before data is written to storage, leading to extremely low latencies, higher IOPS and lower storage and network traffic.
Ruggedized for Wherever You Need to Go
The Hyper-Unity infrastructure platform features industry-leading performance with enhanced reliability features that ensure survivability in the most demanding environments, and where Size, Weight, and Power (SWAP) is an important consideration. Themis RES rack-mount servers provide superior resilience to shock, vibration, and temperature extremes.
Instead of buying large and expensive storage arrays with limited performance, the Hyper-Unity Infrastructure enables enterprises to scale out in small, modular units and grow their compute and storage resources in balance. Hyper-Unity delivers the performance of an all-flash array in every solution with flexible storage options based on mission requirements. Hyper-Unity also supports popular hypervisors, preserving prior investments in tools, time, and training.
The rapid proliferation of virtualized server Guest OS instances and associated VM sprawl for databases, web servers, application servers, and other VMs has outstripped the ability of traditional storage systems to adequately service storage traffic.
In addition to proliferating capacity requirements, virtualized servers require high performance storage that delivers the IOPS, throughput and latency required to make applications perform their best. The purchase of traditional SAN and NAS storage to meet this requirement is costly and, increasingly, exceeds budgets. The Hyper-Unity platform typically cuts datacenter infrastructure costs by 50 percent or more while delivering All-Flash performance.
Hyper-Unity lowers costs, using Atlantis Computing’s patented data reduction and IO acceleration technology to reduce the amount of physical RAM and local flash required per TB of effective storage capacity. Hyper-Unity eliminates the need for multiple tiers of flash and hard drives, required in other hyper-converged solutions. Hybrid hyper-converged systems remain more costly and lack the level of performance delivered by Atlantis-powered Themis Hyper-Unity platforms.
Rapid, Cost-Effective and Easy Deployment
Themis’ Hyper-Unity platforms deliver all-flash performance at lower cost than traditional storage or competitive hyper-converged solutions. Instead of integrating costly and complex SAN, NAS or all-flash array storage with servers, Hyper-Unity delivers an all-flash hyper-converged platform, comprising pre-integrated nodes, each with its own compute, enterprise-class SSD storage, Atlantis USX SDS, high-performance networking and virtualization. Organizations can quickly deploy a turnkey solution cluster that provides from 96 up to several hundred CPU cores, from 1 to 6 TB of RAM and 6 to 25 TB of all-flash storage to support several hundreds of server VMs w/12 to 100s of TB of effective storage capacity.
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- Superior resilience to shock, vibration, and temperature extremes
- Four-node base solution cluster – for high availability and performance
- Four RES-XR5-1U, eight drive servers with two E5-2600 V3 Series Intel® Xeon® processors, fourteen cores per socket, and up to 512 GB DDR4 ECC DIMMs
- Base cluster has 6 TB of SSD raw capacity from 12 to over 30 TB effective storage capacity
- Easy scale-out growth, by adding additional nodes to solution cluster (4-12 nodes)
- Base 1.5TB per node SSD capacity is expandable up to 16 TB per node today
- Integral high-speed, low-latency Mellanox Infiniband data network – 56Gb IB, 56/40GbE
- 1GbE resource management network for node configuration and out-of-band management
- Removable fans
- Power supply options Single or redundant 110/220 VAC (50/60Hz, 400Hz)
- Single or redundant 18-36 VDC, 32 Amp
- Single or redundant 36-72 VDC, 18 Amp
- Hot pluggable solid state drive slots (32 per base cluster)
- Operating temperature range: 0°C to 50°C
- Operating shock: 3 axis, 35g, 25ms
- Operating vibration: 4.76 Grms, 5Hz to 2000Hz (SSD)
- Operating humidity: 8% to 95% non-condensing
- MIL-STD-810G, MIL-S-901D, MIL-STD-167-1*
Atlantis USX-Powered Infrastructure Platform
The Atlantis USX hyper-converged software seamlessly integrates with the Hyper-Unity infrastructure platform, local flash storage, and 56 GB Infiniband networking to create a hyper-converged platform that provides IT organizations the flexibility to scale compute, networking and storage independently.
The Atlantis USX powered Hyper-Unity Infrastructure platform replaces costly and complex legacy SAN/NAS storage and integrates with the hypervisor to provide integrated server and storage management. Within minutes, the Atlantis USX Manager deploys VMs, creates and registers data stores, and is ready to provide all-flash NFS or iSCSI storage tailored specifically for each application or workload. Enterprises can run 200 general purpose server VMs, with 25 TB of all-flash storage, or run up to 650 virtual desktops with a 4 node Hyper-Unity System (base configuration).
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software provides patented, real-time, in-line deduplication, compression and thin provisioning to reduce the capacity required to store data by up to 90%.
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software processes IO in-memory before writing to its primary storage tier of local flash. This in-memory storage technology accelerates storage by minimizing the data that must traverse the network and be serviced by flash.
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software automates the tiering of data between memory and local flash to simplify data management. In additional, Atlantis USX Fast Clone™, provides the capability to instantly provision full clone VMs in seconds without consuming additional storage capacity.
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software provides intelligent volume-to-volume rapid migration of files and VMs through a unique, patent-pending, capability called Teleport™. An industry first, Teleport moves data between two virtual volumes by reconstructing the data on the target volume from existing duplicate blocks, enabling VMs to be moved between volumes in a matter of seconds even across low-bandwidth high-latency connections.
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software has integrated High Availability and data protection capabilities that are highly resilient and can sustain a drive failure, node failure or any individual component of the storage system. Atlantis USX is pre-configured with volume-level high availability and data protection that allows for one of four nodes in the appliance to fail without affecting the data stores on the system. Even if the entire appliance loses power, all data is protected and consistent with a journaled file system.
Hyper-Unity with Atlantis USX software enables customer to create both file- and block-based storage volumes exported as NFS or iSCSI data stores in the hypervisor.
RES-XR5-1U, 8 Drive Servers
Featuring up to two E5-2600 V3 Series Intel® Xeon® processors with up to fourteen cores per socket, 512 GB DDR4 ECC memory, four SAS/SATA drives, and enhanced reliability features, the Themis RES-XR5-1U server provides industry-leading performance and superior resilience to shock, vibration, and temperature extremes. Designed for military, industrial, or rugged commercial use, the RES-XR5-1U server keep mission-critical applications available in demanding environments where Size, Weight, and Power (SWAP) is an important consideration. The RES-XR5-1U server provides configuration versatility and system expansion to meet your current and future system requirements. RES-XR5-1U rack mounted servers can be mounted in standard commercial racks or mobile rugged transit cases.
Themis Resource Manager
The Themis Resource Manager is a cost-effective, out-of-band system appliance that facilitates administration, management, and monitoring of up to 22 systems.
The Resource Manager server attaches to one or more managed systems though an independent, private network and presents a single user interface for easy access to the baseboard management controllers (BMC) of the managed systems, displaying information from these BMCs as a single integrated unit.
Functions include system health; operating temperature, fan speed, critical voltages, etc. In addition, the Resource Manager provides console access to the individual managed systems via the BMC KVM feature. This interface enables configuration and monitoring of critical in-band functions, including BIOS setup, O/S boot-up as well as execution of O/S run-time commands.
The KVM function also supports the virtual media function, enabling software loading and updates from a single, network-attached client. The RES Manager engine enables in-band reporting from agents that run in the host being managed, reporting CPU utilization, memory capacity, storage and network usage.
The Resource Manager is extensible by adding software functional adapters that can access additional, third party devices, such as switches and other functions not part of the core appliance.
A 12-port managed 56 Gb/s Infiniband VPI SDN/40GBe Mellanox Infiniband switch delivers up to 1.3Tb/s of non-blocking bandwidth and 200ns port-to-port latency. The Switch module enables data centers to scale out with Fourteen Data Rate (FDR) Infiniband. Mellanox switching technology provides industry-leading performance, power, and density. The switch also interoperates with existing networks, supports Software Defined Networks (SDN), and provides fabric management for cluster and converged I/O applications.
Unlike other hyper-converged solutions, Hyper-Unity allows you to scale both capacity and performance linearly by providing the flexibility to scale out by adding more nodes or scale up by adding more disks to each server node.
|Configuration, Processors, and Memory|
|Server Compute (per node)||Themis RES-XR5-1U, 8-drive server with E5-2600 V3 Series Intel® Xeon® processors (up to fourteen cores per socket)|
|Server Memory (per node)||Up to 512 GB DDR4 ECC RAM|
|Hypervisor (customer licensed per node)||VMware vSphere or Citrix XenServer|
|Data Network (per node)||Dual 56 Gbps/40Gbps Mellanox Infiniband/Ethernet Ports|
|Management Network (per node)||Data Network Fabric
12-Port Mellanox 56Gbps FDR Infiniband Switch
|Data Network Fabric||Themis RES-Manager 1U Resource Manager with 22 Gigabit Ethernet Ports|
|Management Network/Switch||Themis RES-Manager 1U Resource Manager with 22 Gigabit Ethernet Ports|
|On Board Expansion|
|Expansion slots (2)||Two PCIe 3.0 16X full size cards|
|Front Panel and Rear Panel I/O Per Node|
|Removable 2.5 Inch SATA or SAS disk drives||Up to 8||Front panel|
|CD-RW/DVD-RW drive||1||Front panel|
|Status LEDs||7||Front panel|
|Gigabit Ethernet ports (RJ45)||2||Rear panel|
|USB 3.0 ports||2 standard||Rear panel|
|IPMI 2.0 port||1||Rear panel|
|Power connector||1 or 2||Rear panel|
|Power switch||1||Rear panel|
|VGA Port (graphics)||1||Rear panel|
|Modular Maintainability Per Node|
|Power Supply Options||Single or redundant 110/220 VAC (50/60Hz, 400Hz)
Single or redundant 18-36 VDC, 32 Amp
Single or redundant36-72 VDC, 18 Amp
MIL-STD-461 options available
|Hot Pluggable Disk Drives||8 slots per node|
|Temperature Range||-40° C – 70° C||0°C – to 50°C|
|Humidity (non-condensing)||5% to 95%||8% to 95%*|
|Shock||3 axis, 35g, 25 ms||3 axis, 35g, 25 ms|
|Vibration (10-2000Hz)||4.76 Grms, 5Hz to 2000Hz (SSD)||4.76 Grms, 5Hz to 2000Hz (SSD)|
|Dimensions||Height: 1RU or 1.75 inches (44.45 mm)
Width: 17 inches (432 mm)
Depth: 20 inches (508 mm)
|Weight||20 pounds (9.1 kg)|
|Coated aluminum for light weight and corrosion resistance|
|Stainless steel in selected areas to add strength and stiffness|
|Modular design for easy upgrade and service|
|Optional rack-mount slides and dust filter|
|Airflow direction: front to rear|
|MIL-STD-810G||Shock and vibration|
|MIL-STD-901D||High impact shock|