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Escala BL2-700
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Escala BL2-700
The new Power7-based blades from Bull: the newest addition to the Bull Blade Series, take simplified computing up to the next level. With the ease of interchangeable parts, the Escala blade servers provide the same reliability, resilience, flexibility, availability and virtualization capabilities as the bigger members of the Power7 family.
 
  • 8 core server
  • The same reliability, resilience, flexibility, availability as the Escala Power7 family
  • Designed for front-end, application servers, database with small workload granularity
  • Strong virtualization capabilities
  • "Greener" than ever
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    PRODUCT
  • Model
  • Escala BL2-700
      
    DESIGN
  • Form factor
  • ready for Bull Blade Chassis - Enterprise
      Bull Blade Chassis contains 14 slots
      Escala BL2-700 occupies one slot
      
    PROCESSOR
  • Number of processors
  • 1-socket, 8-core (3.0 GHz)
  • Type
  • 8 x 64-bit POWER7
  • L2 cache
  • 256KB per core
  • L3 cache
  • 4MB per core
      
    MEMORY
  • Min. RAM Memory
  • 16GB
  • Max. RAM Memory
  • up to 128GB maximum per blade
  • Type
  • 8GB (2x4GB DIMMs), 16GB (2x8GB DIMMs) DDR3 1066MHz
  • Memory slots (number, type)
  • 16 DIMM slots
      
    STORAGE
  • Internal Disk Storage
  • 0-1 2.5" Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 10K RPM 300GB or 600GB non-hot-swap hard drive per blade; 600GB max
    No RAID support
      
    INTEGRATED FUNCTIONALITIES
  • Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Integrated PCIe controller with 2 X 1Gb Ethernet ports (16 logical ports)
      
    PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
  • Size (HxWxD)
  • 245 x 29 x 446 mm
      
    POWER
  • Voltage
  • 12V, delivered by the Bull Blade Chassis
      
    OS AND SOFTWARE
  • Management software
  • Bull System Manager (BSM)
  • Performance Management
  • Bull Performance Report (BPR)
  • High Availability
  • Bull ARF v7 and HACMP v6
  • rPerfs
  • 81.24
  • AIX Certification
  • AIX 5L V5.3, AIX 6.1 or AIX 7.1
      
    VIRTUALISATION
  • PowerVM
  • PowerVM for virtualization contains Hardware and Software components, and is available in three Editions. All editions support: Logical Partitioning, Micro-Partitioning, Virtual I/O Server, Integrated PowerVM for virtualization contains Hardware and Software components, and is available in three
  • PowerVM Express
  • Express Edition supports 3 partitions per system
  • PowerVM Standard
  • Standard Edition supports 10 logical partitions per core
  • PowerVM Enterprise
  • Enterprise Edition adds Live Partition Mobility and Active Memory Sharing
      NovaScale and Escala rack, Bull Storeway certification
      
    WARRANTY & SERVICES
  • Standard warranty
  • 3 years onsite
  • Warranty extension
  • Optional Warranty extension
  • Other services (installation …)
  • installation, implementation, network and remote management
      
    REGULATORY & SAFETY
  • Regulatory compliance
  • CE, TÜV/GS compliance
     
     
     
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