OceanStor 6800 V3 Storages

Offers a cloud architecture-oriented operating system, high-performance hardware platform, and a complete suite of smart management software.

Scalable to eight controllers, 4 TB cache, 19.2 PB storage capacity, with many interfaces, including 16 Gbit/s FC, 56 Gbit/s IB, PCIe 3.0, 12 Gbit/s SAS, and smart I/O cards.

A secure solution for large OLTP/OLAP databases, file sharing, or cloud computing in government, finance, telecom, energy, and media industries

OceanStor 6800V3 highend storage

 

Features

 

  • Enables convergence in five areas: SAN and NAS, heterogeneous devices, entry-level to high-end storage, HDD and SSD, storage and backup
  • Simple management platform handles multiple product models with a graphical interface and is available for Windows, iOS, and Android
  • Protects initial customer investments and reduces TCO for multiple applications, various product models, and fast business growt

 

Specification

Specifications

6800 V3

System Cache (expanded with the number of controllers)

256 GB to 4,096 GB

Max. Number of Controllers

8

Supported Storage Protocols

Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, InfiniBand, NFS, CIFS, HTTP, and FTP

Port Types

1/10 Gbit/s Ethernet, 10 Gbit/s FCoE, 10 Gbit/s TOE, 8/16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel, 56 Gbit/s InfiniBand, SAS 3.0 (back-end, 4 x 12 Gbit/s per port)

Max. Number of Disks Supported by Two Controllers

3,200

Max. Number of Front-end Ports per Controller

20

Max. Number of I/O Modules per Controller

6

Disk Types and Supported RAID Levels

Disk types: SSD, SAS, and NL-SAS

RAID levels: 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, and 50

Virtualization Features

  • Heterogeneous virtualization: Consolidates storage resources of mainstream products to manage and allocate in a flexible and unified manner
  • Block virtualization: Balanced data distribution, quick fault recovery
  • Supported virtual machines: VMware, Citrix, Hyper-V
  • Value-added features related to virtual environments: Support for VMware VAAI and integration of VSphere and VCenter

Key Software Features

  • HyperSnap (snapshot), HyperCopy (LUN copy), HyperClone (clone), HyperMirror (volume mirror), HyperReplication (remote replication), HyperLock (WORM)
  • SmartQoS (intelligent QoS control), SmartPartition (intelligent partitioning), SmartCache (intelligent SSD caching), SmartTier (intelligent storage tiering), SmartThin (intelligent thin provisioning), SmartMotion (intelligent data migration), SmartMulti-Tenant (multi-tenant), SmartMigration (LUN migration), SmartCompression (online compression), SmartDedupe (online de-duplication), SmartQuota (quota management), SmartErase (data destruction)
  • UltraPath (multipathing management), Cloud Service (remote maintenance and management), ReplicationDirector (disaster recovery management software), DeviceManager (manage a single device), eSight (manage multiple devices)

Compare and Shop

Vendor Product Description Huawei Advantages
HUAWEI OceanStor 6800 V3 OceanStor 6800 V3 Base Configuration
DELL COMPELLENT SC8000 Dell middle-level SAN product 1. V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while Compellent series requires extra engines to expand NAS functions.
2. Compellent series only supports dual controllers while V3 series supports for scale-out up to 8 controllers.
3. V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while Compellent series only supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel port.
EMC VMAX100K EMC high-end storage product 1. V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while VMAX3 storage systems use virtual machines (VM) to support NAS functions but the efficiency is still unknown.
2. V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port. VMAX storage systems do not support the preceding ports and bus. VMAX3 storage systems do not support 56 Gbit/s IB host and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk ports.
3. In terms of the maximum number of host and disk ports, V3 series (40 front-end ports and 40 back-end ports) is better than VMAX (16 front-end ports and 16 back-end ports) and VMAX3 (32 front-end ports and 16 back-end ports). 
4. V3 series supports inline deduplication and compression as well as hardware acceleration while VMAX and VMAX3 storage systems do not support the inline mode and hardware acceleration.
5. V3 series supports volume mirroring, and quick data recovery that is exclusively owned by Huawei while VMAX and VMAX3 storage systems do not support these functions.
EMC VMAX10K EMC high-end storage product 1. V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while VMAX3 storage systems use virtual machines (VM) to support NAS functions but the efficiency is still unknown.
2. V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port. VMAX storage systems do not support the preceding ports and bus. VMAX3 storage systems do not support 56 Gbit/s IB host and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk ports.
3. In terms of the maximum number of host and disk ports, V3 series (40 front-end ports and 40 back-end ports) is better than VMAX (16 front-end ports and 16 back-end ports) and VMAX3 (32 front-end ports and 16 back-end ports). 
4. V3 series supports inline deduplication and compression as well as hardware acceleration while VMAX and VMAX3 storage systems do not support the inline mode and hardware acceleration.
5. V3 series supports volume mirroring, and quick data recovery that is exclusively owned by Huawei while VMAX and VMAX3 storage systems do not support these functions.
HDS VSP G1000 HDS high-end storage product V3 series and VSP/VSP G1000 storage systems (HDS's high-end storage systems) are neck to neck in cache capacity but V3 series has small disadvantage in port quantities and the maximum number of disks. In the bidding based on cache capacity, use V3 series to beat HDS storage systems.
V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while the VSP/VSP G1000 storage systems require extra engines to expand NAS functions.
V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while the VSP/VSP G1000 storage systems do not support the preceding ports and bus.
HP STORESERV 10400 HP high-end storage product 1. V3 series gains an advantage over StoreServ 10000 series in cache capacity, port quantities, and the maximum number of disks. 
2. StoreServ 10400 and StoreServ 10800 support 4 and 8 controllers respectively while V3 series supports for scale-out up to 8 controllers.
3. V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while SotreServ 10000 series requires extra engines to expand NAS functions.
4. V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while SotreServ 10000 series does not support the preceding ports and bus.
HP STORESERV 10800 HP high-end storage product 1. V3 series gains an advantage over StoreServ 10000 series in cache capacity, port quantities, and the maximum number of disks. 
2. StoreServ 10400 and StoreServ 10800 support 4 and 8 controllers respectively while V3 series supports for scale-out up to 8 controllers.
3. V3 series supports all-in-one unified storage systems while SotreServ 10000 series requires extra engines to expand NAS functions.
4. V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while SotreServ 10000 series does not support the preceding ports and bus.
IBM DS8800 IBM high-end storage product V3 series gains an obvious advantage over DS8000 series in cache capacity, port quantities, and the maximum number of disks. 
V3 series supports the scale-out up to 8 controllers while DS8000 is the dual-controller architecture.
DS8000 series does not support NAS functions while V3 series supports both SAN and NAS function. In addition, V3 series uses all-in-one unified storage architecture.
V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while DS8000 series does not support the preceding ports and bus.
IBM DS8870 IBM high-end storage product V3 series gains an obvious advantage over DS8000 series in cache capacity, port quantities, and the maximum number of disks. 
V3 series supports the scale-out up to 8 controllers while DS8000 is the dual-controller architecture.
DS8000 series does not support NAS functions while V3 series supports both SAN and NAS function. In addition, V3 series uses all-in-one unified storage architecture.
V3 series supports the 16 Gbit/s Fibre Channel or 56 Gbit/s IB host port, PCIe 3.0 system bus, and 12 Gbit/s SAS disk port while DS8000 series does not support the preceding ports and bus.

Huawei OceanStor 68000 V3

Huawei OceanStor 6800 V3 Enterprise Storage System is a nextgeneration unified storage product specifically designed for enterprise-class applications. Employing a storage operating system built on a cloud-oriented architecture, a powerful new hardware platform, and a suite of intelligent management software, the 6800 V3 enterprise storage system delivers industry-leading
functionality, performance, efficiency, reliability, and ease-of-use.

The system is ideal for applications such as large-database Online Transaction Processing (OLTP)/Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), file sharing, and cloud computing. Further, the system offers a
wide range of efficient backup and disaster recovery solutions.With a versatile set of capabilities, the 6800 V3 enterprise storage system can be widely applied in industries ranging from government, finance, telecommunications, energy, to Media and Entertainment (M&E).