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LENOVO ThinkSystem 930-8i - Storage controller

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Manufacturer Part Code: 7Y37A01084

Order Code: COLEN-7Y37A01084

Category: Lenovo RAID Controllers

ThinkSystem 930-8i - Storage controller

The ThinkSystem RAID 930 family of internal 12 Gbps SAS RAID controllers are high-performance RAID-on-chip (ROC) adapters. These adapters support RAID levels 0/1/10/5/50/6/60, and include an extensive list of RAS and management features.

This product guide provides essential presales information to understand the ThinkSystem RAID 930-4i, 8i, 16i and 24i adapters and their key features, specifications, and compatibility. This guide is intended for technical specialists, sales specialists, sales engineers, IT architects, and other IT professionals who want to learn more about the adapters and consider their use in IT solutions.

- CIe 3.0 x8 host interface
- 12 Gbps SAS/SATA RAID controllers, based on the Broadcom MegaRAID 9460 adapter family
- 2GB or 4GB of integrated flash-backed cache
- Connectivity for up to 2, 8, 16 or 24 internal SAS or SATA drives
- Support for intermixing SAS and SATA HDDs and SSDs. Mixing SAS and SATA drives in the same array is not supported. Mixing of HDDs and SSDs in the same array is not supported
- Support for intermixing of 12 Gbps and 6 Gbps drives
- Support for RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6 and 60 standard (The 930-4i supports only RAID 0, 1 in the SN550 and RAID 0, 1, 5, 6 in the SN850 because those blade servers only support two and four drives respectively)
- Support for JBOD (non-RAID) drive state
- Support for up to 64 virtual disks, up to 128 arrays, up to 16 virtual disks per array
- Support for logical drive sizes greater than 2 TB
- Configurable stripe size from 64 KB up to 1 MB
- Supports 512e, 512n and 4K sector formatted drives
- Compliant with Disk Data Format (DDF) configuration on disk (CoD)
- S.M.A.R.T. support
- Configuration through
- XClarity Provisioning Manager UEFI interface
- XClarity Controller web interface
- XClarity Administrator Configuration Patterns
- StorCLI command-line interface
- LSI Storage Authority (LSA) GUI interface
- UEFI Human Interface Infrastructure (HII)


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Technical Information

Certification
FCC Part 15 Class A\nAustralia/New Zealand (AS/NZS CISPR 22)\nCanada (ICES-003 Class B)\nEurope (EN55022/EN55024)\nJapan (VCCI V-3)\nKorea (RRA no 2013-24 & 25)\nRoHS compliant\nEN/IEC/UL 60950\nTaiwan (CNS 13438)\nUSA (FCC 47 CFR part 15 Subpart B class B)\nWEEE
Data transfer rate
12000 Gbit/s
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
20 - 90%
Storage temperature (T-T)
-40 - 70 °C
Operating temperature range (T-T)
10 - 55 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 95%
Compatible operating systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server x64 Edition\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.0\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.5
PCI Card form factor
full-height (low-profile)
Certification
FCC Part 15 Class A\nAustralia/New Zealand (AS/NZS CISPR 22)\nCanada (ICES-003 Class B)\nEurope (EN55022/EN55024)\nJapan (VCCI V-3)\nKorea (RRA no 2013-24 & 25)\nRoHS compliant\nEN/IEC/UL 60950\nTaiwan (CNS 13438)\nUSA (FCC 47 CFR part 15 Subpart B class B)\nWEEE
Chipset
LSI SAS3508
RAID levels
0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60
Data transfer rate
12000 Gbit/s
Number of devices supported
8
Hot-swap
Y
S.M.A.R.T support
Y
SSD support
Y
RAID Level Migration
Y
Online Capacity Expansion
Y
Host interface
PCI Express x8
PCI Express slots version
3.0
PCI Card form factor
full-height (low-profile)
Supported storage drive interfaces
SAS, Serial ATA III
External SAS ports
8
Internal mini-SAS HD ports
2
Compatible operating systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server x64 Edition\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.0\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.5
Linux operating systems supported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11,SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
Server operating systems supported
Windows Server 2012 R2,Windows Server 2016
Chipset
LSI SAS3508
RAID levels
0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6, 60
Compatible operating systems
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server x64 Edition\nRed Hat Enterprise Linux 7\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.0\nVMware vSphere ESXi 6.5
Number of devices supported
8
S.M.A.R.T support
Y
SSD support
Y
RAID Level Migration
Y
Online Capacity Expansion
Y

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