Software Defined Unified Storage
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Dell EMC UnityVSA runs the same Operating Environment as the Dell EMC Unity storage platforms and supports up to 4 TB of capacity in a VMware ESXi environment. Interested in setting up VM-aware storage in less than 5 minutes and managing storage 8x faster1? Download Now.
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Dell EMC UnityVSA
The download package contains the Dell EMC UnityVSA Operating Environment OVA installation file.
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License requirements: While there are no further licensing or registration requirements to run Dell EMC UnityVSA for non-production use, if you are ready to purchase Dell EMC UnityVSA, contact your Sales Associate, Dell EMC Authorized Reseller, or visit Dell EMC UnityVSA in the Dell EMC Store.
Common to all use cases
|vCenter version||5.5 update 2 or later|
|ESXi||5.5 – 6.5|
|Web-Browser||Chrome v57, IE v10, FireFox v52, Safari v6 or later|
|Number of ESX hosts||Equal to the number of Dell EMC UnityVSA nodes needed (1:1 mapping)|
|Dell EMC UnityVSA|
|RAM for each Dell EMC UnityVSA VM||12 GB|
|vCPU for each Dell EMC UnityVSA VM||2 vCPU|
|Physical Server Requirements||Dual Core CPU 64-bit x86 Intel 2GHz+ (SSE4.2 or greater)|
|Hardware RAID Controller||512MB NV Cache and Battery Backed (recommended)|
|Type of HDDs||SATA, SAS, SSD|
|I/O Ports (Front End or External)||1GbE / 10GbE|
|Physical Memory Requirements||16GB (ESXi 5.5) or 18GB (ESXi 6.0) or 20GB (ESXi 6.5)|
|Maximum Number of Pool LUNs||64|
|Maximum LUN Size||16 TB|
|Maximum File System Size||50 TB|
|Maximum File Systems||32|
|Maximum Usable Capacity||4TB Community Edition / 10TB, 25TB, and 50TB Professional Edition|
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1Based on Dell internal analysis, September 2016, compared to a 24-hour polling interval with ESRS set to a 3 hour polling interval.