Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor

Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor

Product Overview

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The Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor is a high capacity, unified storage system that provides both iSCSI and Storage Area Network (SAN) functionality. Based on Open-E Jovian, a ZFS-based storage operating system, the Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor provides unlimited scalability and high performance, at the same time providing back-end storage for virtualisation and backup.


Built to Order

Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor

The 2U Supermicro chassis is equipped with 24x hard-drive bays - 21 of which are populated with 900GB 10K RPM SAS HDDs for data storage; complimented by three 3x 200GB SanDisk Enterprise SSD for an L2ARC read cache and 2x 100GB SanDisk Enterprise Endurance SSD’s used in a mirror configuration as a ZIL write cache.

The Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor also features Open-E’s latest ZFS - and Linux-based data storage software: JovianDSS. Designed especially for enterprise-sized storage environments, JovianDSS ensures highest data reliability and integrity. It addresses the needs of enterprise users seeking a unified NAS and SAN solution with thin provisioning, compression and deduplication.

Based on the X9DRi-LN4F+ motherboard, the Boston Igloo 2U-19T-Stor features two of the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2640 V2 ‘Ivy Bridge’ processors, 64GB DDR3 1866MHz ECC Registered memory, and a Mellanox ConnectX-3 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Card; delivering high-bandwidth and industry-leading Ethernet connectivity for Enterprise Datacentre, High Performance Computing, and Embedded environments.


Key Features

Leveraging Open-E JovianDSS – a ZFS based Linux OS for storage servers Delivers tiered RAM and SSD caching – for IOPS performance boosts when using low latency solid state drives Supermicro chassis equipped with 24x 2.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA HDD/SSD bays for greater capacity Optimised cooling with 3x 80x38mm hot-swap fans; optional 5x60mm middle fan kit: MCP-320-82603-0N 7x Low-profile expansion slots 920W Redundant High-efficiency Platinum Level Power Supplies Over 18TB SAS HDDs – for ultra-fast, low power SAS storage An enterprise-class datacentre storage platform that is capable of running the largest workloads


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  • Applications

    Cloud Infrastructure
    Enterprise data center

  • Backplane

    SAS3 12Gb/s Direct Attached Storage Backplane

  • BIOS Features

    ACPI 1.0
    ACPI 2.0
    ACPI 3.0
    ACPI 4.0
    APM 1.2
    PCI 2.3
    Plug and Play (PnP)
    SMBIOS 2.7.1
    UEFI 2.3.1
    USB keyboard support

  • BIOS Type

    128MB SPI Flash with AMI UEFI

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button

  • Certifications

    80 Plus Platinum (94%+)

  • Chipset

    Intel C602

  • Colour


  • CPU Cores


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Model

    E5-2640 v2

  • CPU Quantity (Installed)


  • CPU Quantity (Maximum)


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon E5-2600

  • CPU Socket

    Dual Socket R (LGA 2011)

  • CPU Speed

    2.0 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    24 x 2.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA

  • Error Detection

    Corrects single-bit errors
    Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x (x16) PCI-E 3.0
    6 x (x8) PCI-E 3.0

  • Form Factor


  • GPU Manufacturer


  • GPU Model

    Matrox G200eW

  • HDD's (Installed)

    2 x Seagate Constellation 7200 160GB 2.5" SATA (Install in rear drive tray for O/S)
    21 x Seagate Savvio 10K.5 900GB 2.5" SAS

  • Input/Output

    1 x DOM (Disk on Module) power connector
    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
    1 x TPM 1.2 20-pin Header
    1 x VGA port
    2 x Fast UART 16550 Serial Port (1 rear, 1 via header)
    2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    2 x SATA 3.0 ports (6Gbps)
    4 x SATA 2.0 ports (3Gbps)
    4 x SATA ports (3Gbps) via SCU
    7 x USB 2.0 ports

  • LED indicators

    2 x Network activity LEDs
    Hard drive activity LED
    Power fail LED
    Power LED
    System Overheat LED

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Installed)

    64GB DDR3-1866 ECC Registered DIMM

  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Sizes


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type

    DDR3 ECC Registered DIMM

  • Memory Voltage


  • Network Adapter

    1 x Mellanox ConnectX-3 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter Card
    Intel i350 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
    Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
    Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
    Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead

  • Product Range

    Boston Igloo

  • PSU Output Capacity

    920 Watts

  • RAID Support (SATA)

    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 5
    RAID 10

  • Redundant Power Supply?


  • SAS Controller

    Supermicro 12Gb/s Eight-Port SAS Internal RAID Adapter

  • Software (Installed)

    Open-E JovianDSS

  • Software Vendor


  • SSD's (Installed)

    1 x SMART Optimus Ascend 200GB 2.5" SAS 2.0
    2 x SMART Optimus Ultra+ 100GB MLC 2.5" SAS

  • Storage Protocol


  • System Bus

    QPI up to 8 GT/s

  • System Cooling

    3 x 80mm 7000 RPM PWM fans
    5 x 60mm middle fan kit: MCP-320-82603-0N

  • Tags

    SDS Servers

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