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HPE Windows Server Software Defined (WSSD) Solutions

Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid IT Technology

In today's ever-evolving IT landscape, we understand timing is everything. To truly power innovation, you need solutions that are easy to deploy, easy to scale, and even easier to manage. From our award-winning rack and tower servers, to our industry-defining converged and hyper-converged systems and our networking and edge solutions —Hewlett Packard Enterprise spans from the Edge to the Datacenter to the Cloud to drive Digital Transformation.

HPE Delivers Software Defined Solutions Based on Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct

As you move to incorporate software-defined datacenter (SDDC) technologies into your datacenter environment, HPE and Microsoft have you covered. As a Windows Server Software-Defined (WSSD) partner, Hewlett Packard Enterprise offers you a choice of ready-to-go WSSD validated solution configurations based on specific HPE ProLiant Servers and components which are tested, optimized, and WSSD validated with Windows Server Datacenter’s Storage Spaces Direct to deliver reliable solid performance, and high availability for HCI. Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct uses industry-standard servers with locally attached drives to create highly available, highly scalable software-defined storage at a fraction of the cost of traditional SAN or NAS arrays.

If you are looking for Windows Server 2019 HPE Azure Stack HCI Solutions, learn more here: www.hpe.com/solutions/AzureStackHCI.

HPE WSSD SOLUTIONS FOR WINDOWS SERVER 2016

DL380 Gen10 Hybrid

Any 1 or 2 Processor LFF or SFF chassis configuration is valid
Min Processor Frequency: 1.7 Ghz
Max LFF Chassis drive Configurations:
12 LFF Chassis [16-LFF + 6-SFF ] or [19-LFF + 2-SFF]
8 LFF Chassis [15-LFF + 2-SFF  + 2-NVMe ]
Max SFF Chassis drive Configurations:
30-SFF or 20-NVMe

 

DL380 Gen10 2U

 

Hybrid SATA-SAS

Hybrid All SAS

Hybrid NVME SAS/HDD

 

2-8 Nodes

2-16 Nodes

2-16 Nodes

Supported Memory Configurations

128 GB to 3 TB

64  GB to 3 TB

128  GB to 3 TB

Cache drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

2 or more, 240 GB or larger, SATA

2 or more, 400 GB or larger, SAS

2 or more, 400 GB or larger, NVMe

Capacity drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

4 or more, 300 GB or larger, SAS

4 or more, 300 GB or larger, SAS

4 or more, 600 GB or larger, SAS

External JBOD DL3610 12- LFF

SAS only

SAS only

SAS only

External JBOD DL3710 25-SFF

SAS only

SAS only

SAS only

iWARP NIC Adapters

N/A

10Gb 521T 2-port

10 Gb 521T 2-port

10/25Gb  621 /622 SPF28 2-port

10/25Gb  621 /622 SPF28 2-port

RoCE NIC Adapters

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

40/100Gb 840 QSFP28 1 and 2 port

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

40/100Gb 840 QSFP28 1 and 2 port

N/A

Smart Array Adapters

P816i-a

E208i-a/E208i-p/E208e-p

P408i-a/P408i-p/E408e-p

12G SAS Expander

Boot Device Configuration

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

 

Example LFF Solution BOM

Example LFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

DL380 Gen10 All Flash

Any 1 or 2 Processor LFF or SFF chassis configuration is valid
Min Processor Frequency: 1.7 Ghz
Max LFF Chassis drive Configurations:  
12 LFF Chassis [16-LFF + 6-SFF ] or [19-LFF + 2-SFF]
8 LFF Chassis [15-LFF + 2-SFF  + 2-NVMe ]
Max SFF Chassis drive Configurations: 30-SFF or 20-NVMe

 

DL380 Gen10 2U

 

All Flash SAS

All Flash NVME

All Flash SATA

 

2-16 Nodes

2-16 Nodes

2-4 Nodes

Supported Memory Configurations

 128  GB to 3 TB

64 GB to 3TB

Cache drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

N/A

N/A

N/A

Capacity drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

4 or more, 800 GB or larger, SAS

4  or more, 400 GB or larger, NVMe

4 or more, 480 GB or larger, SATA

External JBOD DL3610 12- LFF

SAS only

N/A

N/A

External JBOD DL3710 25-SFF

SAS only

N/A

N/A

iWARP NIC Adapters

10 Gb  521T 2-port

10/25Gb  621 /622 SPF28 2-port

RoCE NIC Adapters

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

40/100Gb 840 QSFP28 1 and 2 port

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

40/100Gb 840 QSFP28 1 and 2 port

N/A

Smart Array Adapters

P816i-a

E208i-a/E208i-p/E208e-p

P408i-a/P408i-p/E408e-p

12G SAS Expander

N/A

P816i-a

E208i-a/E208i-p

P408i-a/P408i-p

12G SAS Expander

Boot Device Configuration

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

 

Example SFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

DL385 Gen10 Hybrid & All Flash

Any 1 or 2 Processor LFF or SFF chassis configuration is valid
Min Processor Frequency: 2.0 Ghz          
Max LFF Chassis drive Configurations:
12 LFF Chassis [16-LFF + 6-SFF] or  [19-LFF + 2-SFF]
8 LFF Chassis [15-LFF + 2-SFF  + 2-NVMe]
Max SFF Chassis drive Configurations: 30-SFF or 24-NVMe

 

 

DL385 Gen10 2U

 

Hybrid All SAS

All Flash SAS

All Flash SATA

 

2-16 Nodes

Supported Memory Configurations

64  GB to 4 TB

Cache drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

2 or more, 400 GB or larger, SAS

N/A

N/A

Capacity drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

4 or more, 600 GB or larger ,SAS

4 or more, 800  GB or larger ,SAS

4 or more, 960  GB or larger SATA

External JBOD D3610 12- LFF

SAS only

SAS only

SAS only

External JBOD D3710 25-SFF

SAS only

SAS only

SAS only

iWARP+RoCE NIC Adapters

10Gb 521T 2-port

10/25Gb  621 /622 SPF28 2-port

RoCE NIC Adapters

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

40/100Gb 840 QSFP28 1 and 2 port

Smart Array Adapters

P816i-a

E208i-a/E208i-p/E208e-p

P408i-a/P408i-p/E408e-p

12G SAS Expander

Boot Device Configuration

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

 

Example SFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

ML350 Gen10 Hybrid

Any 1 or 2 Processor LFF or SFF chassis configuration is valid
Min Processor Frequency: 2.0 Ghz          
Max LFF Chassis drive Configurations: 12 LFF
Max SFF Chassis drive Configurations: 24 SFF

 

 

ML350 Gen10 4U Tower

 

Hybrid All SAS

 

2-4 Nodes

Supported Memory Configurations

64 GB  to  3 TB

Cache drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

2 or more, 800 GB or larger, SAS

Capacity drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

4 or more,  4 TB or larger, SAS

RoCE NIC Adapters

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

Smart Array Adapters

P816i-a

E208i-a/E208i-p

P408i-a/P408i-p

12G SAS Expander

Boot Device Configuration

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

 

Example LFF Solution BOM

DL380 Gen9 Hybrid & All Flash

Any 1 or 2 Processor LFF or SFF chassis configuration is valid
Min Processor Frequency: Intel® E5-2600 v4 1.7 GHz
Max LFF Chassis drive Configurations: 15 LFF
Max SFF Chassis drive Configurations: 26 SFF

 

DL380 Gen9 2U - 1 or 2 Processor Large or Small Form Factor

 

Hybrid SATA

Hybrid SAS

All Flash SAS

 

2-12 Nodes

2-16 Nodes

2-16 Nodes

Supported Memory Configurations

128  GB to 3 TB

Cache drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

4 or more,  1.6 TB or larger, SATA

2 or more, 400 GB or larger, SAS

N/A

Capacity drive quantity,  Size,  Bus

8 or more,  6 TB or larger, SATA

4 or more, 300 GB or larger, SAS

4 or more, 800 GB or larger, SAS

RoCE NIC Adapters

10Gb 546 SFP+ 2-port

10/25Gb  640 SFP28 2-port

10Gb 546 SFP+ 2-port

100Gb 840 QSFP28 2-port

Smart Array Adapters

H240

P840

P440

12G SAS Expander

Boot Device Configuration

Mirrored  M.2 or SFF/LFF SSD/HDD

 

Example LFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM

Example SFF Solution BOM