Oct 24, 2017 Visio by DPTPB release update notes. Long over due documentation of new NetApp FAS / AFF Disk Shelf Stencil, already released back in May :=)
New DPTPB NetApp FAS / AFF Disk Shelf Stencil has by far the most complex internal structure, hopefully in favour of much easier shape usage. Besides standard V2 design changes, there is now much more automation and dynamic features with the new disk shelf shapes.
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Feb 2, 2017 update notes for Visio by DBTPB Stencil collection
NetApp DS460C front shapes and DS460 SAS stack shapes
NetApp released a new dense disk shelf a while ago, DS460C, following the same naming convention as previous shelves, this shelf can accommodate up to 60 (LFF) disk drives in 4U form factor.
I’ve always thought that “C” in new shelf names stood for “Cluster”, since there is now four SAS ports per shelf IOM module and you could in theory connect four-node cluster into one shelf, but I read somewhere that “C” stands for 12 Gbps SAS speed , ( C = 12 in HEX). Very geeky, made my inner nerd smile:)
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