Platform Summary: IntelliFlex 2.x

Teradata® Hardware Product Guide

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Hardware
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BAR Managed Servers
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Product Guide
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B035-6200-068K
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Feature Description
Processing Node Processing node types include:
  • Teradata processing node
  • HSN: Teradata processing node with no access module processors (AMPs) assigned (see High Availability below)
Each cabinet contains up to:
  • Fourteen Teradata processing nodes or HSNs in an all-SSD system
Intel R1208WFT:
  • Processors and memory:
    • Two Intel Xeon Gold 6140 processors, 2.3 GHz, (24.75 MB cache)
    • Eighteen-core processor configuration
    • IntelliFlex 2.1 systems have 512 GB memory using 64 GB LRDIMMs, 2666 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, one DIMM per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
    • IntelliFlex 2.0 systems may have 512 GB or 1 TB memory using LRDIMMs, 2400 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, two DIMMs per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
  • Disk drives:
    • OCP Module (Bundled): OCP X527-DA2 Dual port 10GbE SFP+
    • Two 800 GB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) SSD drives for OS and dump processing
    • IntelliFlex 2.0 systems supporting 1TB of memory have an additional SSD (1.6 TB) for the OS dump target
    • Up to six additional 800 GB SAS drive bays available for customer use; systems using a third dump drive have up to five additional SAS drive bays available for customer use
Dell R630:
  • Processors and memory:
    • Two Intel Xeon 2.3 GHz E5-2697v4 processors (45 MB cache)
    • Eighteen-core processor configuration
  • Disk drives:
    • IntelliFlex 2.0 systems may have 512 GB or 1 TB memory using LRDIMMs, 2400 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, two DIMMs per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
    • Two 800 GB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) SSD drives for OS and dump processing
    • IntelliFlex 2.0 systems supporting 1TB of memory have an additional SSD (1.6 TB) for the OS dump target.
    • Up to eight additional 800 GB, 1.6 TB, or 1.9 TB SAS drive bays available for customer use; systems using a third dump drive have up to seven additional SAS drive bays available for customer use
  • Onboard connectivity to the Server Management network
  • BYNET InfiniBand network adapter
  • [Optional] network communication adapter
  • [Optional] network connection to managed BAR servers
PE Node Intel R1208WFT or Dell R630, configured for parsing engine (PE) processing only:
Intel R1208WFT:
  • Processors and memory:
    • Two Intel Xeon Gold 6140 processors, 2.3 GHz, (24.75 MB cache)
    • Eighteen-core processor configuration
    • PE nodes in an IntelliFlex 2.1 system have 512 GB memory using 64 GB LRDIMMs, 2666 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, one DIMM per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
    • PE nodes in an IntelliFlex 2.0 system may have 512 GB or 1 TB memory using LRDIMMs, 2400 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, two DIMMs per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
  • Disk drives:
    • OCP Module (Bundled): OCP X527-DA2 Dual port 10GbE SFP+
    • Two 800 GB or 1.6 TB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) SSD drives for OS and dump processing

      Systems supporting 1TB of memory have an additional SSD (1.6 TB) for the OS dump target

Dell R630:
  • Processors and memory:
    • Two Intel Xeon 2.3 GHz E5-2697v4 processors (45 MB cache)
    • Eighteen-core processor configuration
  • Disk drives:
    • IntelliFlex systems may have 512 GB or 1 TB memory using 64 GB LRDIMMs; 2400 MHz maximum speed, DDR4 (eight memory channels, two DIMMs per channel, four memory channels per CPU socket)
    • Two 800 GB, 1.6 TB, or 1.9 TB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) SSD drives for OS and dump processing

      Systems supporting 1TB of memory have an additional SSD (1.6 TB) for the OS dump target

  • No disk array support
  • Onboard connectivity to the Server Management network
  • BYNET InfiniBand network adapter
  • [Optional] network communication adapter
SAS High-Performance Analytics (HPA) Worker Node Dell R720, R730, or R730xd server configured for SAS HPA in-memory software.
SAS Worker Node Dell R740xd server configured for SAS HPA or SAS Viya in-memory software.
Teradata Vantage Node Intel R1208WFT:
  • Two 800 GB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) SSD for OS
  • Up to six additional 1.6 TB SAS drive bays available for customer use
  • 768 GB memory using 12 x 64 GB LRDIMMs; 2666 MHz maximum speed, DDR4
  • OCP Module (Bundled): OCP X527-DA2 Dual port 10GbE SFP+
  • Two Adapter slots available:
    • [Required] Connect-IB HCA card, dual-port QSFP, PCIe3.0
    • [Optional] 1Gb & 10Gb Ethernet adapters for customer LAN connection
Teradata Managed/Multipurpose Server (TMS) Dell R720, R720xd, R730, R730xd, or R740xd used for solution offerings that are peripheral to Teradata processing.

All TMSs have onboard connectivity to the Server Management network. TMSs connect to the BYNET switches depending on TMS application requirements.

Channel Server Dell R720, R730, or R740xd for interface between Teradata Database and IBM mainframes:
  • Processors and memory:
    • Dell R720 with two 2.0 GHz six-core 15 MB L3 cache E5-2620 processors
    • Dell R730 with two 2.6 GHz eight-core 20 MB L3 cache E5-2640 v3 processors
    • Dell R740xd with two 2.3 GHz 18-core 6140 processors
    • Dell R720 with 128 GB memory using 16 GB DIMMs
    • Dell R730 with 256 GB memory using 32 GB LRDIMMs
    • Dell R740xd with 384 GB, 768 GB, 1152 GB or 1.5 TB memory using 2667 MHz LRDIMMs
  • Disk drives:
    • Two 1.2 TB SAS disk drives for OS and dump processing
  • Host channel adapters – maximum three FICON adapters
  • No disk array support
  • Onboard connectivity to the Server Management network
  • BYNET InfiniBand adapter connection to the BYNET network
  • [Optional] network communication adapter
Extended Channel Solution (ECS) Dell R720, R730, or R740xd for remote interface between Teradata Database and IBM (or compatible) mainframe:
  • Two 900 GB or 1.2 TB SAS (serial-attached SCSI) drives for OS
  • Processors and memory:
    • Dell R720: Dual 2.0 GHz six-core 15MB L3 cache E5-2620 processors
    • Dell R730: Dual 2.6 GHz eight-core 20MB L3 cache E5-2640 v3 processors
    • Dell R740xd with two 2.3 GHz 18-core 6140 processors
    • Dell R720: 128 GB memory using 16 GB DIMMs
    • Dell R730: 256 GB memory using 32 GB DIMMs
    • Dell R740xd with 384 GB, 768 GB, 1152 GB or 1.5 TB memory using 2667 MHz LRDIMMs
  • Host channel adapters – maximum three FICON or ESCON adapters (can mix types in same node)
  • No disk array support
  • Onboard connectivity to the Server Management network
  • Ethernet adapter connection to the processing nodes
  • [Optional] network communication adapter
BAR Storage Hardware

Teradata Multipurpose Storage Server (TMSS)

Dell R740xd as an NFS storage target with or without the Data Stream Utility (DSU):
  • Two 2.3 GHz 12-core Intel Xeon 5118 processors
  • 384 GB of memory using 32 GB LRDIMMs
  • Twelve 8 TB data drives for NFS
  • Ten 8 TB data drives for DSU
  • Two 2.4 TB system drives
Full Disk Encryption Full disk encryption for SSD disk storage drives in the arrays. Processing nodes use self-encrypting drives (SED).
Disk Storage
  • Each Fabric-Attached WI SSD disk array in an IntelliFlex cabinet has one 5350 drive enclosure which contains:
    • Two power supply/cooling modules
    • Two 5600 controller modules with 12 GB cache
    • 1.6 TB SSD storage drives 2.5"
    • Two available SSD slots for global hot spares (GHSs) per array
  • Each Fabric-Attached RI SSD disk array in an IntelliFlex cabinet has one DE224C drive enclosure which contains:
    • Two power supply/cooling modules
    • Two 2806 controller modules with 32 GB cache
    • 6.4 TB SSD or 15.3 TB SSD 2.5" FDE storage drives
High Availability
  • HSNs: One node in a clique is configured as an HSN. Optionally, a second node can be configured as an additional HSN. Eliminates the degradation of database performance in the event of a node failure in the clique. Tasks assigned to the failed node are completely redirected to the HSN.
  • Data resilience: Data protection is provided at the table level by automatically storing a copy of each permanent data row of a table on a different AMP. If an AMP fails, Teradata Database can access the copy and continue operation.
BYNET Interconnect Redundant 36-port InfiniBand switch chassis for systems with a maximum of 468 BYNET-connected nodes (combined Teradata processing nodes and non-Teradata processing nodes: HSNs, PE nodes, channel servers, and TMSs).
Adapters InfiniBand adapter (used for BYNET and storage connections):
  • Mellanox MCX556A-ECAT (ConnectX-5) InfiniBand adapter
  • Mellanox MCB194A-FCAT (Connect-IB) InfiniBand PCIe3 adapter
Communications adapters:
  • Intel I350-T4 quad 1 Gb PCIe2 copper adapter in processing nodes, Analytics Processing nodes, or TMSs
  • Intel X520-DA2 dual 10 Gb PCIe2 for processing nodes, Analytics Processing nodes, or TMSs
  • Intel X520-SR2 dual 10 Gb PCIe2 for processing nodes, Analytics Processing nodes, or TMSs
  • Intel X540-T2 dual-port 10 Gb 10GBase-T PCIe2 Base-T adapter in processing nodes, Analytics Processing nodes, or TMSs
  • X710-DA2 dual 10GSFP+ 10Gb PCIe 3.0 Ethernet adapter in Intel processing nodes or Vantage nodes
  • X710-DA4 quad 10GSFP+ 10Gb PCIe 3.0 Ethernet adapter in Intel processing nodes or Vantage nodes
  • XXV710-DA2 dual 25GSFP28 25Gb PCIe 3.0 Ethernet adapter in Intel processing nodes or Vantage nodes
  • QLogic QLE-2564, 8 Gb, 4-port, Fiber Channel
  • QLogic QLE-2694, 16 Gb, 4-port, Fiber Channel
Channel server adapters:
  • Luminex FICON LP12000 PCIe2 adapter
Cable Modes Both single-mode fiber (SMF) and multi-mode fiber (MMF) connections are supported for the 10Gb Ethernet optical interfaces into the servers in this Teradata system.
Virtualized Management Server (VMS)

(Intel R1208WFT only)

A VMS is an Intel R1208WFT chassis using VMS 3.0. All systems require at least two VMS to host new integrated service VMs. Additional VMSs can be added as systems are expanded.

Any remaining resources on the VMS are reserved for future use and expansion. Do not load non-certified guest VMs to the VMS.

An Intel R1208WFT VMS supports up to 100 nodes and 100 disk arrays, or a combination of no more than 200 nodes and disk arrays, and consists of:
  • Two 2.1 GHz, eight-core, 11 MB cache, Xeon Silver 4110 processors, dual socket
  • 512 GB memory using 8 x 64 GB LRDIMMs, 2666 MHz DDR4
  • Two 1.6 TB SSD SED drives for boot/system operations
  • Up to six 1.6 TB SSD SED drives for customer use
  • OCP Module (Bundled): OCP X557-T2 Dual port 10GbE (RJ45)
All VMS have:
  • Onboard connectivity to Server Management network
  • Onboard connectivity to customer network
  • SLES 12 SP2

CMIC 12.08 or later, VMS 3.0 or later, and Viewpoint 16.00 or later are required for IntelliFlex VMS.

System VMS (Intel R1208WT only) A system VMS is an Intel R1208WT chassis using VMS 2.0. A system VMS can host the following virtual machines (VMs):
  • CMIC – Server Management services for the system cabinets
  • SWS – Service entry for the system
  • Viewpoint – Manages a single Teradata system
An Intel R1208WT system VMS supports systems up to a maximum of 128 nodes and servers in a single system, or up to a maximum of 128 disk arrays (15 processing/storage cabinets), and consists of:
  • Two 2.4 GHz six-core 15 MB L3 cache E5-2620 v3 processors, dual socket
  • 128 GB memory using 8 x 16 GB DIMMs
  • Two 1.2 TB RAID 1 drives for boot/system operations
  • Two 1.2 TB RAID 1 drives for Viewpoint data storage operations
  • Two 1.2 TB RAID 1 drives for future use

CMIC 12.05 or later and VMS 2.0 or later are required for IntelliFlex system VMS.

Cabinet VMS (Intel R1208WT only) A cabinet VMS is an Intel R1208WT chassis using VMS 2.0. Each Intel R1208WT cabinet VMS consists of:
  • CMIC VM
  • One 2.4 GHz six-core 15 MB L3 cache E5-2620 v3 processor, dual socket
  • 64 GB memory using 16 GB DIMMs
  • Two 600 GB RAID 1 drives for boot/system operations
  • Onboard connectivity to Server Management network
  • Onboard or adapter connectivity to customer network
  • SLES 11 SP3 on VMS and CMIC VM
  • Add 2 additional 600 Gb disks to become UDA-Enabling cabinet VMS

CMIC 12.05 or later and VMS 2.0 or later are required for IntelliFlex cabinet VMS.

Server Management Web (SMWeb) Services
  • Intel 1208WFT VMS: 12.08 or later and ServiceConnect are required
  • System and cabinet VMS: 12.05 or later and ServiceConnect are required
KMM Console If the system has any VMS, the rackmount KMM resides in the IntelliFlex cabinet.
Cable Management IntelliFlex cabinets are pre-wired for one clique, with a cable harness provided for Server Management Ethernet per node.

Openings in cabinet sides near the rear of the rack accommodate inter-rack cabling.

AC Power Subsystem IntelliFlex cabinets use:
  • Four zero U PDUs, two on each inside rear panel of the cabinet.
  • Two or four AC feeder boxes on each inside rear panel of the cabinet. Available AC feeder box types: Power Types ABCD.
Operating System IntelliFlex 2.x systems:
  • SLES 11 SP3-TDC (Teradata custom distribution)
Vantage nodes require:
  • SLES 12 SP2-STND (standard version)

Depending on node type, as noted under each node type description.

Teradata Database
  • 16.10.00.13 or later
  • 16.20.09.01 or later
Contact your Teradata representative to confirm the exact version of Teradata Database and PDE packages required for this platform.