AFF, NVMe, and EF-Series Discussions

AF8080 Architecture Document

NTA1201

Hello,

 

I'm new in NETAPP world!

Is someone willing to share with me links where I can find architecture docs or slides?

In http://support.netapp.com/documentation/productsatoz/index.html there is only setup and install guides but not concept of AFF8080.

 

Thx.

Best regards.

NTA.

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AlexDawson

Hardware block diagrams for the FAS8080 platform are only available under NDA. Please contact your local NetApp field office for details. 

 

Is there any specific you wish to know? ie, how certain failures are protected against? or just an over-all block diagram?

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Sahana

Hi,

 

Am not sure which information you are looking for. However here are some docs on AFF and ONTAP 9 concepts:

https://library.netapp.com/ecm/ecm_download_file/ECMLP2495116

https://library.netapp.com/ecm/ecm_download_file/ECMLP2615331

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NTA1201

Hi,

 

Thx it's geat information already but I would like to have the hardwae architecture or concept documents of AFF8080.

Except setup or install guide or datasheet, nothing found!

 

Thx.

NTA

Sahana

Hi,

 

Found this data sheet for AFF: http://www.netapp.in/media/ds-3582.pdf

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AlexDawson

Hardware block diagrams for the FAS8080 platform are only available under NDA. Please contact your local NetApp field office for details. 

 

Is there any specific you wish to know? ie, how certain failures are protected against? or just an over-all block diagram?

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NTA1201

Hi Alex,

 

Thx for your answer.

No no specific question but an overview of block diagram and technology concept.

Can yo pls tell ma what's NDA means?

 

Best regards.

NTA

AlexDawson

NDA = Non-Disclosure Agreement. 

 

They're basically custom engineered X86_64 uEFI systems - Intel Sandy Bridge, with a controller battery backup/memory de-stage to SSD, embedded USB key for boot image. Our operating system is ONTAP, which runs on top of FreeBSD.

 

If you have any specific questions, we might be able to help - otherwise, it's information we don't put out in a public document

NTA1201

Hi Alex,

 

Thx for the info, I will contact local NetApp field office for details.

 

Best regards.

Nordin.

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