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Viking Enterprise Solutions VSS2249R NVMe Storage Server


Ultra Performance Storage Server Using Gen 4 PCIe NVMe SSDs
The Viking Enterprise Solutions (VES) VSS2249R storage Server offers 24, 2.5-inch U.2 (SFF-8639) SSDs utilizing the PCIe Gen 4 NVMe interface combined with two server modules equipped with AMD EPYC™ Rome CPUs. Each server has access to all 24 NVMe drives. The VSS2249R is a dense high availability solution that provides the ultimate storage performance in a small package.

The enclosure contains two hot swappable server modules. Each of the server modules includes an AMD EPYC™ Rome CPU, with x16 PCIe Gen4 and one OCPNIC v3.0 that supports Gen 4 PCIe add-in cards, and up to 8 DIMMs. The VSS2249R fits into an industry standard 19-inch 1.0 meter rack. The storage server’s flexible configuration allows it to be deployed in a variety of applications. This extremely fast 2U storage server supports 96 PCIe lanes to the drives and network, delivering a non-blocking architecture.

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  • Up to 24 U.2 (SFF-8639) SSDs utilizing PCIe and NVMe protocols, (up to 25W per drive)
  • Latest AMD CPU technology provides 128 Gen 4 PCIe lanes per CPU
  • High availability system with each server able to access all of the drives
  • Management interface to control drive access & provisioning
  • Hot-pluggable servers, power supplies, fans & drives
  • Optional rail kit with CMA (cable management assembly)
  • Optional TPM (trusted platform module)

Technical Specifications

Physical Dimensions 2U Rackmount Enclosure
• Dimensions: 3.43" H X 17.2" W X 27.44" D (87 mm H X 438 mm W X 697 mm D)
• Weight with drives, CMA, and rail kit: 56.2 lbs (22.8 kg) max
• Optional rail kit with CMA (cable management assembly)
• Optional TPM (trusted platform module)
Servers • AMD EPYC™ processors
• Eight lanes Gen 3 PCIe NTB
• Each CPU sees all 24 drives
• Each drive is dual ported and connected to each server module
• Highly available system
Performance • Up to 96 Gb/s bandwidth between both servers
• 24-drive capacity
• Dual port drive support
• Up to 25W per drive
Hot-Swappable Components • Two server modules
• Six fans
• Two AC to DC 1600W power modules
• Two independent AC power inputs
• U.2 (SFF-8639) SSDs utilizing Gen 4 PCIe and NVMe technology (hot pluggable)
Drive Partitioning • Management software controls the visibility and access to each drive
Failure Notifications • Status LEDs for the enclosure, drives, servers, and fans
Monitoring & Reporting • Monitors temperature, power, cooling (including fan speed control), drives, as well as error rates and quality of service
• Reporting of all serial number, part number, and revisions of the server modules, power supplies, drives & chassis
AC Power • Nominal input range: 200-240V AC
• Input frequency: 50-60 Hz
• Power source: dual redundant 1600W
• Input current: 4A max @ 180V AC per PSU
• Inrush current: 40A peak per PSU
• Maximum system output power rating: 2200W
Firmware • IPMI and Redfish management
• CLI and GUI control for drive management & status of the enclosure
Operating Environment • Temperature: 5° to 35°C
• Relative humidity: 20% to 80% (non-condensing)
• Altitude: -200 ft to 10,000 ft
• Shock: 5G at 11ms, 1/2 sine wave pulse
• Vibration: 0.10G at 5 Hz to 500 Hz
Non-Operating Environment • Temperature: -40°C to 60°C
• Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
• Altitude: -200 ft to 40,000 ft
• Shock: 10G at 11ms, 1/2 sine wave pulse
• Vibration: 0.5G at 5 Hz to 500 Hz