IBM Power System S822

Scale-out application server for secure infrastructure built on open technology

IBM newest Power System S822 is designed for mid-sized business solutions. With a strong commitment to optimizing AIX® workloads, these new systems deliver better the performance of our prior generation of systems and additionally offer unmatched price/performance value for integrated Linux applications. IBM Power Systems™ based one and two socket servers provide the ideal foundation for private and public cloud infrastructure. The new S2400 server based on POWER8™ processors deliver superior throughput of Intel based offerings for comparable workloads and provide superior economics for scale-out deployments. For customers looking to deploy advanced analytics, Power can now deliver superior response time for sorting and querying unstructured big data sets and deliver superior number of business reports per hour for typical business analytics over competing solutions built on x86. For Java™ workloads the new systems deliver unprecedented performance.

Overview

Highlights

Power Systems: Innovation to put data to work

New innovation brings faster insight to the point of impact for today’s data hungry applications

Built with innovation that puts data to work, IBM Power Systems™ deliver the foundation for organizations to bring insight to the point of impact 2x faster. These first generation systems push the physical and virtual boundaries of data center technology with innovation designed to drive faster and more efficient data-centric applications required for today’s smarter enterprise.

With new innovations, Power Systems provide the ability to:

Spec

System configurations Model 8284-22A
Processor and Memory
Microprocessors One or two 6 core 3.89GHz POWER8 processor cards
or
One or two 10 core 3.42 GHz POWER8 processor cards
Level 2 (L2) cache 512 KB L2 cache per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 8 MB L3 cache per core
Level 4 (L4) cache 16 MB per DIMM
Memory Min/Max 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 module
16 to 512 GB (1S) 32 to 1 TB (2S)
Processor-to-memory bandwidth 192 GBps per socket
Storage and I/O
Standard backplane 12 SFF HardDiskDrive/SolidStateDisk
With dual IOA higher function backplane 8 SFF HDD/SSD plus 6 1.8-inch bays for SSD
Media bays One slimline DVD
Integrated SAS Controller Standard RAID 0,5,6,10. optional: 7200 MB* cache & easy tier function
Adapter slots Included one x8 PCIe slots must contain a 4-port 1 Gb Ethernet LAN available for client use
Nine PCIe Gen3 slots with concurrent maintenance:
four x16 plus five PCIe Gen3 x8
1 CAPI adapter per processor card
I/O bandwidth 96 GBps per socket
Power, RAS, system software, physical characteristics and warranty
Power supply 200 V to 240 V
RAS features Processor instruction retry
Alternate processor recovery
Selective dynamic firmware updates
Chipkill memory
ECC L2 cache, L3 cache
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-swappable disk bays
Hot-plug concurrent maintenance PCIe slots
Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Dynamic processor deallocation
Extended error handling on PCI slots
Operating systems AIX and Linux on POWER
System dimensions 427.5 W x 86.5 H x747.5 D mm
Warranty 3 year limited warranty, on site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country), next business day 9x5 (excluding holidays), warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.