SG6060 overview

The StorageGRID SG6060 appliance includes a compute controller and a storage controller shelf that contains two storage controllers and 60 drives. Optionally, 60-drive expansion shelves can be added to the appliance.

SG6060 components

The SG6060 appliance includes the following components:

Component Description
Compute controller SG6000-CN controller, a one-rack unit (1U) server that includes:
  • 40 cores (80 threads)
  • 192 GB RAM
  • Up to 4 × 25 Gbps aggregate Ethernet bandwidth
  • 4 × 16 Gbps Fibre Channel (FC) interconnect
  • Baseboard management controller (BMC) that simplifies hardware management
  • Redundant power supplies
Storage controller shelf
E-Series E2860 controller shelf (storage array), a 4U shelf that includes:
  • Two E-Series E2800 controllers (duplex configuration) to provide storage controller failover support
  • Five-drawer drive shelf that holds sixty 3.5-inch drives (2 solid-state drives, or SSDs, and 58 NL-SAS drives)
  • Redundant power supplies and fans
Optional: Storage expansion shelves
Attention: Expansion shelves must be installed during initial deployment. They cannot be added later.

E-Series DE460C enclosure, a 4U shelf that includes:

  • Two input/output modules (IOMs)
  • Five drawers, each holding 12 NL-SAS drives, for a total of 60 drives
  • Redundant power supplies and fans

Each SG6060 appliance can have one or two expansion shelves for a total of 180 drives.

SG6060 diagrams

This figure shows the front of the SG6060, which includes a 1U compute controller and a 4U shelf containing two storage controllers and 60 drives in five drive drawers.
SG6060 Front View

1 SG6000-CN compute controller with front bezel
2 E2860 controller shelf with front bezel (optional expansion shelf looks identical)
3 SG6000-CN compute controller with front bezel removed
4 E2860 controller shelf with front bezel removed (optional expansion shelf looks identical)

This figure shows the back of the SG6060, including the compute and storage controllers, fans, and power supplies.
SG6060 Rear View

1 Power supply (1 of 2) for SG6000-CN compute controller
2 Connectors for SG6000-CN compute controller
3 Fan (1 of 2) for E2860 controller shelf
4 E-Series E2800 storage controller (1 of 2) and connectors
5 Power supply (1 of 2) for E2860 controller shelf

This figure shows the back of the optional expansion shelf for the SG6060, including the input/output modules (IOMs), fans, and power supplies. As an option, each SG6060 can be installed with one or two expansion shelves.
Expansion Shelf Rear

1 Fan (1 of 2) for expansion shelf
2 IOM (1 of 2) for expansion shelf
3 Power supply (1 of 2) for expansion shelf