We took a lot of pictures while we were building and testing the ZFSBuild2012 SAN.
The ZFSBuild 2012 system is comprised of the following :
SuperMicro SC846BE16-R920 chassis – 24 bays, single expander, 6Gbit SAS capable.
SuperMicro X9SRI-3F-B Motherboard – Single socket Xeon E5 compatible motherboard.
Intel Xeon E5 1620 – 3.6Ghz latest generation Intel Xeon CPU.
20x Toshiba MK1001TRKB 1TB SAS 6Gbit HDD’s – 1TB SAS drives.
LSI 9211-8i SAS controller – Moving the SAS duties to a Nexenta HSL certified SAS controller.
Intel SSD’s all around
2x Intel 313 series 20GB SSD drives for ZIL
2x Intel 520 series 240GB SSD drives for L2ARC
2x Intel 330 series 60GB SSD drives for boot (installed into internal cage)
64GB RAM (8x 8GB) – Generic Kingston ValueRAM.
20Gbps ConnectX InfiniBand card
4x ICYDock 2.5″ to 3.5″ drive bay converters
Internal drive bay bracket for boot drives
Y-cable for the rear fans (not enough fan sockets without one Y-cable)
Here are some pictures of the first few parts that showed up:
Here are pictures of the box the chassis came in:
Here are pictures of the SSD Drives:
Here are pictures of the box of 1TB SAS drives:
Here are pictures of the motherboard:
Here are pictures of the CPU Heatsink:
Here are pictures of the fan Y-cable:
Here are pictures of the InfiniBand Card:
Here are pictures of the ICY Dock 2.5″ to 3.5″ converter:
Here are pictures of the Internal drive bay bracket for boot drives:
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