Sun Storedge 3510FC Array

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Sun Storedge 3510FC Array

Sun Storedge 3510FC Array Overview


Standard Interfaces

Host interface
2 Gb Fibre Channel
3.5 in. low profile
Supported drives
Dual-ported active- active 2 Gb Fibre Channel 73 GB 15K rpm; 146 GB 10K rpm, 146 GB 15K rpm, 300 GB 10K rpm, 300 GB 15K rpm
Maximum number of host ports
Dual RAID controllers: 8x2 Gb Fibre Channel host ports (no expansion); 6x2 Gb Fibre Channel with expansion trays
Maximum cable length
250 m

FC Tray (12 HDDs) and FC RAID Array (108 HDDs) Maximum Raw Storage Capacities

73 GB 15K rpm HDDs
876 GB per 2U tray; expandable to 7.8 TB per RAID array
146 GB 10K rpm and 15K rpm HDDs
1.7 TB per 2U tray; expandable to 15.7 TB per RAID array
300 GB 10K rpm and 15K rpm HDDs
3.6 TB per 2U tray; expandable to 32.4 TB per RAID array

FC Tray (12 HDDs) and FC/SATA RAID Array (108 HDDs) Maximum Raw Storage Capacities

12x300 GB FC + 96x500 GB SATA
51.6 TB max per RAID array. FC & SATA expansion trays may be mixed

RAID Controller Card

RAID configurations
Expansion (no controller); single RAID controller; dual (mirrored) RAID controllers
RAID levels
0, 1, 1+0, 3, 5, 3+0, and 5+0
Up to 1,024 per RAID array
Max. LUN sizes and max. number of logical drives
Firmware 4.11 and below: Max. 2 TB LUN size; 8 logical drives max.
Firmware 4.11 and above: Max. 16 TB LUN size; 32 logical drives max.
Max. local and/or global hot spares
Up to 20 (RAID set and disk quantity dependent) per RAID array
Cache size (read and write)
1 GB per controller
Cache battery backup
Up to 72 hours
Cache write policy
Write Back—default; Write Through—user configurable
Cache selectable block sizes
32K (random file transfer); 128K (sequential file transfer)

Supported Host Platforms

Supported Host Servers
All Sun Enterprise, Netra, and Sun Fire SPARC-based and Sun Fire x86-based servers; x86-based (Intel and AMD) third-party servers; IBM RISC-based servers; HP RISC-based servers
Supported host bus adapters
Sun Solaris (8, 9, 10): X6727A, X6767A, X6768A, SG-XPCI1FC-QF2, SG-XPCI2FC-QF2, SG-XPCI1FC-JF2, SG-XPCI2FC-JF2
Sun Solaris x86 10: X9279A (Sun Fire V20z and V40z servers)
MS Windows/Red Hat Linux/Novell SuSE Linux/Novell Netware: QLA23XX 2 Gb FC PCI*
HP-UX 11.0 and 11i: Emulex LP9XXX 2 Gb FC PCI* and compatible IBM-AIX 4.3.3 and 5.1L (32 and 64 bit): Emulex LP9XXX 2 Gb FC PCI* and compatible
*Note: All non-Sun host bus adapters supported by third-party vendor

Reliability, Availability, Serviceability (RAS)

Non-disruptive controller firmware upgrades using dual RAID controllers via SSCS
Hot-swap RAID controllers with battery-backed mirrored 1 GB cache, (with dual RAID controllers)
Up to twelve hot-swap disk drives per RAID array tray and per expansion tray
Dual hot-swap, redundant, load-sharing power supplies with dual independent AC inputs
Hot-swap, redundant electrically-isolated redundant cooling fans
Local and global hot sparing

Electrical Requirements

420W each (Dual Hot-Swap Redundant Power Supplies)
AC Voltage
100 to 240 VAC, single phase
AC Power requirement
90 to 132 VAC, 180 to 264 VAC (47 to 63 Hz)
AC Current per input
100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz, 5.0–7.1A
DC Voltage
–48 or –60 VDC, 18A
DC Power requirement
–36 to –75 VDC
DC Current per input
–48 or –60 VDC, 18A


Operating: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Non-operating: –40°C to 65°C (–40°F to 149°F)
Humidity (non-condensing)
Operating: 10% to 90% relative to 38°C
Non-operating: 0% to 90% relative to 27°C
Operating: –30 m to 3048 m (–100 to 10,000 ft.)
Non-operating: –30 m to 12,192 m (–100 to 40,000 ft.)
Operating: 5.0 G, 11-ms, half-sine
Non-operating: 15.0 G, 11-ms, half-sine
Operating: 0.2 G, 5–500 Hz, swept-sine
Non-operating: 1.0 G, 5–500 Hz, swept-sine
Noise *
Operating: LWAD = 6.6 bels
*LWAD (1 bel = 10 dB) Declared noise emissions in accordance with ISO 9296, measured at 23°C.


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
UL listed UL 60950:2000, CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-00, EN 60950:2000, IEC 60950, TUV, CB Scheme, GOST-R Mark; S-Mark, FCC Part 15 Class B, CISPR 22 55022:1998 Class B, ICES-003
VCCI Class B, EN AS/NZS 3548:1996, BSMI CNS 13438 Class B, S Mark
IEC 61000-3-2:2000, IEC1000-3-3:1995/A1:2001
CSIPR 24 EN 55024
NEBS Level 3 (GR-63-CORE; GR-1089-CORE), MIL-STD-810F, ETSI EN 300 386
Restriction of Hazardous Substances
European Union (EU) Directive 2002/95/EC, invoking the "lead-in-solder" exemption, Article 4(1) paragraph 7.

Dimensions and Weight

8.8 cm (3.5 in.; 2U)
44.7 cm (17.6 in.)
53.3 cm (21 in.
Weight (Fully Populated)
22.7 kg (50 lb.)


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