ActiveScale Series

ActiveScale Series

Highly Scalable Cloud Object Storage Systems Facilitate a Data-Forever Architecture

OVERVIEW

Gain Insights, Extract Value, and Improve Business Outcomes


More and more, companies are looking to increase their competitiveness and gain valuable insights by treating data as a business asset. Unlocking value brings challenges in managing, scaling, storing, and analyzing massive amounts of unstructured file or object data.

ActiveScaleTM addresses these challenges by delivering an integrated system that can be up and running quickly with an architecture that is designed for petabyte-scale datasets. This architecture provides the foundation for storing data forever and extracting more value.

~80% Lower TCO

Lower acquisition, power/TB and operating costs than comparable NAS systems

Up to 99.99999999999999999%

Data durability using patented protection technologies

63 Petabytes

Scales up and out to 63PB (raw) to keep up with rapid data growth

Highlights

  • Ready to Deploy – Pre-configured system speeds implementation
  • Scalable – Scales up to 7PB1 (raw) and scales out to over 63PB1 (raw)
  • Highly Resilient – Patented technologies provide up to 19 nines of data durability
  • Excellent TCO – Low acquisition cost, power/TB, and operating costs
  • Easy to Use – Manage the entire namespace from a single pane of glass

Applications and Workload

Finance

  • Data Lakes for Analytics
  • Fast Recovery From Outages

Media & Entertainment

  • Production Media Archive
  • On-premises S3 Media Target

Life Sciences and Health Care

  • Genome Data Banks
  • Bioimaging

Backup and Archive

  • Tape Consolidation
  • Active Data Repository

Analytic Storage Tier

  • Data Lake Repository

Can Data Live Forever?

Your data will probably outlive the storage infrastructure where it currently resides, requiring a painful forklift upgrade and/or data migration.

ActiveScale leverages our patented BitSpread® technology to facilitate a Data Forever architecture where the underlying storage infrastructure can be improved over time without disruptive hardware changes. Dynamic data placement, provides high data integrity with data verification and self-healing performed in the background.

A Solutions Portfolio That Is Right for You​

Solving challenges is rarely about a single technology, but rather a holistic solution – a synthesis of hardware, software, and design know-how that can be tailored and deployed in a variety of ways to change the way an organization operates.

ActiveScale represents the next-generation cloud object storage system for capacity-intensive data needs across a wide range of industries and use cases.

Whether you have a hurdle you are trying to overcome or you want to understand the power, possibilities, and economics of capturing, accessing, transforming, and preserving data, Western Digital has a solution that is right for you.

Suitable for:

  • Media & Entertainment
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Government
  • Healthcare & Research

 ActiveScale P100
Specifications
Capacity
Base capacity (raw/usable) 12TB HDDs864/579-614TB
Maximum Namespace (raw/usable) 12TB HDDs23.3/15.6-16.5PB
Maximum number of objects5.4B
Maximum multi-part object size50TB
Software
Operating system softwareActiveScale OS 5.x
Management interfacesReal-time System Management Console, CLI, RESTful API
System analyticsActiveScale CM, a cloud-based storage analytics service
SecurityData encryption in flight SSL/TLS using AES-256, Data encryption at rest (AES-256)
Data protectionBitSpread: Advanced Erasure Coding and Dynamic Data Placement
SW/FW upgradesNondisruptive rolling upgrades
CharacteristicsClient throughput performance up to 6 GB/sec
Performance
Data durabilityUp to 19 nines (99.99999999999999999%)
ConnectivityRESTful S3
Protocols
Client connectivity60 Gb/sec (6x10 Gbps) for base configuration
Physical SizeCustomer provided
Rack dimensions (mm/in)
Max Configuration weight (kg/lbs)656 kg/1,447 lbs
Power4.61/5.08 kW
Max Power consumption - typical/max (W)
Max Power consumption - typical/max (KVA)4.67/5.12 kVA
Power characteristics208-240V, single-phase or three-phase with redundancy and intelligent power
EnvironmentalRedundant high efficiency fans
Cooling
Temperature range- operating (C, F)10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F) derated 1°C per 300m over 950m altitude increase
Temperature range- non-operating Humidity-operating-40°C to 66°C (-40°F to 151°F) derated 1°C per 300m over 3000m altitude increase 20-85% relative humidity
ComplianceFCC/ICES-003, CE, VCCI, CISPR 22, CISPR 24, KN22, KN24, EN60950-1 2nd edition, UL60950-1 2nd edition
Max BTUs/hr (typical/max)21.83/25.25 K BTU/h
Max Carbon footprint0.003 Metric Tons
 ActiveScale X100
Specifications
Capacity
Base capacity (raw/usable) 12TB HDDs1,008TB/707-783TB
Maximum Namespace (raw/usable) 12TB HDDs63.50PB/44.53-49.32PB
Maximum number of objects45B
Maximum multi-part object size50TB
Software
Operating system softwareActiveScale OS 5.x
Management interfacesReal-time System Management Console, CLI, RESTful API
System analyticsActiveScale CM, a cloud-based storage analytics service
SecurityData encryption in flight SSL/TLS using AES-256, Data encryption at rest (AES-256)
Data protectionBitSpread: Advanced Erasure Coding and Dynamic Data Placement
SW/FW upgradesNondisruptive rolling upgrades
Characteristics
PerformanceClient throughput performance up to 6 GB/sec
Data durabilityUp to 19 nines (99.99999999999999999%)
Connectivity
ProtocolsRESTful S3
Client connectivity60 Gb/sec (6x10 Gbps) for base configuration
Physical Size
Rack dimensions (mm/in)2060 x 600 x 1200 mm (81 x 23.6 x 52.6 in)
Max Configuration weight (kg/lbs)1,010 kg/2,227 lbs
Power
Max Power consumption - typical/max (W)6.4/7.4 kW
Max Power consumption - typical/max (KVA)6.6/7.6 kVA
Power characteristics208-240V, single-phase or three-phase with redundancy and intelligent power
Environmental
CoolingRedundant high efficiency fans
Temperature range- operating (C, F)10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F) derated 1°C per 300m over 950m altitude increase
Temperature range- non-operating Humidity-operating-40°C to 66°C (-40°F to 151°F) derated 1°C per 300m over 3000m altitude increase 20-85% relative humidity
ComplianceFCC/ICES-003, CE, VCCI, CISPR 22, CISPR 24, KN22, KN24, EN60950-1 2nd edition, UL60950-1 2nd edition
Max BTUs/hr (typical/max)21.83/25.25 K BTU/h
Max Carbon footprint0.003 Metric Tons