Inter-Cabinet Server Management Network Topology to 36 Nodes - Data Warehouse Appliances

2700 Platform Product and Site Preparation Guide

prodname
Data Warehouse Appliances
created_date
March 2018
category
Product Guide
featnum
B035-5341-092K
Server Management Network for System with Maximum 36 Nodes, No BYNET Cabinets

  • This configuration is built on the cabinet and collective topology defined in Collectives.
  • This configuration illustrates topology for two to five cabinets. Configurations using a 24-port BYNET-over-Ethernet switch can scale up to three cabinets while configurations using a 36-port BYNET V5 InfiniBand switch can scale up to five cabinets.
  • Each processing/storage cabinet shown above represents a collective. The collective may include Platform Framework Cabinets (not shown).
  • The path for the primary network runs:
    From the following: To the following primary Ethernet switches:
    VMS Cabinet 1
    The primary Ethernet switch in Cabinet 1 Cabinets 2, 3, and 4
    The primary Ethernet switch in Cabinet 3 Cabinet 5
  • The path for the secondary network runs:
    From the following: To the following secondary Ethernet switches:
    VMS Cabinet 1
    The primary Ethernet switch in Cabinet 2 Cabinets 1, 3, and 4
    The primary Ethernet switch in Cabinet 4 Cabinet 5
  • Separate primary and secondary paths ensure network redundancy.
  • For port-to-port cabling, see the appropriate Hardware Installation Guide.