Seadra is a high performance 2U dual socket server equipped with 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors that supports TDP up to 270W and features memory capacity of up to 6TB. Designed with up to 5x PCIe Gen4 x16 slots and 1x OCP 3.0 slot, Seadra not only offers high bandwidth network communication capabilities which translate into outstanding performance with scalability and flexibility, it also features an impressive reduction of its TCO. As a strong and capable Intel® platform for data-fueled enterprises, Seadra is ideal for a wide array of applications of virtualization, hyperconverged storage, cloud computing and high-end enterprise servers.
The latest 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors deliver industry-leading, workload-optimized platforms with built-in AI acceleration (up to 1.93x more AI training performance for image classification compared with the prior generation), providing a seamless performance foundation to help speed data’s transformative impact, from multi-cloud to intelligent edge and back. In addition, with hardware-enhanced security, 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors can help thwart malicious exploits while maintaining workload integrity with reduced overhead. Provide trusted service delivery with high availability and encryption efficiency at rest, in-use and in-flight.
Great Scalability and Flexibility within a 2U Chassis
Adopts the Intel® C621A chipset which supports dual 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 6TB of DDR4 memory, Seadra offers 40 cores, 80 threads and 32x DDR4 DIMM slots in addition to the support of the Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory. The memory subsystem includes up to 8 channels per socket with 2 DPC. Also, Seadra offers a PCIe Gen4 interface , which allows for up to 100 GbE networking as well as 7 slimline x8 PCIe 4.0 and 3x miniSAS (x4) SATA 3 for storage, delivering high-speed connectivity and ideal for High Performance Computing (HPC) applications. Moreover, Seadra offers hot-pluggable drives with its modular front cage design, ranging from regular SATA/SAS bays to a maximum 24x U.2 NVMe drives. Together with OS drive support from two internal M.2 SATA. Seadra is well-prepared for the diverse scenarios of hyperconverged storage, including content acceleration.
Serviceability and Reliability with the Modular Design
Designed for easy serviceability, Seadra supports many tool-less components. Moreover, in order to further enhance its reliability, Seadra provides N+1 redundancy for both the power supplies and cooling fans.