Supermicro SUSE Ceph

Supermicro® Total Solution for SUSE Enterprise Storage Powered by Ceph

Supermicro and SUSE together deliver an industry-leading, cost-efficient, scalable software defined storage solution powered by Ceph technology. SUSE Enterprise Storage provides unified object, block and file storage designed with unlimited scalability from terabytes to petabytes, with no single points of failure on the data path. Supermicro provides all Flash and Hybrid Disk configurations to deliver low-latency performance and cost optimization. Together, Supermicro and SUSE offers:

  • Validated reference architectures
  • SUSE Yes certified components
  • Faster and More Efficient with BlueStoreObject Store
  • Easier to Manage with Nextgen openATTIC and DeepSea
  • Highly Available, Scalable, Self-Manage and Self-Healing
  • Unified Storage with Block, Object and File
  • Software Defined Storage solution based on the Ceph Technology
  • Streamlined installation process
  • Reliable and production-ready
  • Scale out – One rack to many racks
  • Greenest Servers for the Cloud
  • Lowest Cost-Best Performance / Watt / $ / ft2

Support for SUSE Enterprise Storage is provided by SUSE in partnership with Supermicro where customers gain access to a global pool of knowledge and expertise. The partnership offers:

  • Support - With more than 25 years of experience, SUSE and Supermicro will deliver the support you need
  • Consulting - SUSE experts and partners will help you to implement Software Defined Enterprise storage solutions more quickly and efficiently
  • Training - Whether you prefer scheduled learning with a live experienced instructor who can answer your questions, or you need an eLearning solution so you can learn on the go, SUSE has a training

Total Solution - SUSE Enterprise Storage powered by Ceph on Supermicro Certified Platform

  • Data Switch 2 X SSE-X3648S
  • IPMI & PXE Switch 2 X SSE-G3648B
  • Admin Node 1 X SYS-5019P-DCFN
  • GW Nodes 2 X SYS-5019P-DCFN
  • Monitor Nodes 3 X SYS-5019P-DCFN
  • OSD Nodes 4 X SSG-6029U-DCSO

Supermicro SUSE Validated Total Solutions For OpenStack


Description SUSE Enterprise Storage Solution-Powered by Ceph
Raw Storage 352 TB
Usable Storage 117 TB (using 3-way replication)
Height 18U
Power Foot Print 4903.8 VA / 4551.2 W


SKU Details

Component Used
Data Switch SSE-X3648S 2
IPMI & PXE Switch SSE-G3648B 2
Admin Node SYS-5019P-DCFN SYS-5018R-S0ADS 1
Gateway Nodes SYS-5019P-DCFN SYS-6018R-S0CTS 2
Monitor Node SYS-5019P-DCFN SYS-6018R-S0CTS 3
OSD Node SYS-6029U-DCSO SSG-6028R-S0OSS 4
Software Licenses
Activation Card SUSE Enterprise Storage Base Configuration, x86-64, 4 OSD Nodes with 1-2 Sockets, Priority Subscription, 3 Year SFT-SS-662644477516   1
Cumulus-Linux 10G Software perpetual license with 3 yr service /support from Cumulus SFT-CLSPL10G-3Y   2
Cumulus-Linux 1G Software perpetual license with 3 yr service /support from Cumulus SFT-CLSPL1G-3Y   2
Supermicro Rack Integration Service*   1  
Supermicro Onsite Support   16  

* Racking & Cabling (with Supermicro switches); Racking & Cabling Engineering Drawing; SMC will not be responsible for 3rd party switch configuration.

Additional Services that can be purchased

Additional Services
Supermicro Onsite Integration Service

Require SOW Onsite Survey; Onsite logistics; Racking & Cabling (with 3rd party switches); Racking & Cabling Engineering Drawing

**Please consult with Supermicro-Storage Solution Team for all SUSE Software Defined related solutions. Any parts purchased individually without full testing and certification may not be fit for SUSE Enterprise Storage solutions. Please be advised to purchase the right services and warranty above for SUSE Enterprise Storage related products to avoid the compatibility issues. Please also note not every service above is mandatory. Supermicro solution team is willing to help you build the right solutions anytime.

Build your own prevalidated configurations

Use one of our pre-validated configuration to build your storage cluster using one of the pre-validated configuration.

Supermicro and SUSE worked together to build wide range of storage (CEPH OSD node) configurations to cater various use cases. Based on requirements and use cases, users can use one of the below storage (CEPH OSD node) configurations for their deployment.


 All FlashHigh PerformanceBalancedStorage OptimizedX-Large Storage
Form Factor 2U - 12 Bay
16 (2x 8) Cores CPU
192 (12x 18) GB RAM
2U - 12 Bay
16 (2x 8) Cores CPU
192 (12x 18) GB RAM
2U - 24 Bay
16 (2x 8) Cores CPU
192 (12x 18) GB RAM
4U - 36 Bay 4U - 72 Bay
Raw Storage 66 (12x 3840) TB SSD 88 (8x 11) TB SAS3 168 (8x 21) TB SAS3 168 (8x 21) TB SAS3 432 TB (6 TB disk)
Caching Storage 1x 1.6 TB NVMe 1x 1.6 TB NVMe 1x 800 GB NVMe    
OS Storage 1.9 (2x 960) TB SSD 1.9 (2x 960) TB SSD 2.8 (3x 960) TB SSD 5 8
Network 2 x 40 GbE 4 x 10 GbE 4 x 10 GbE 2 x 40 GbE 2 x 40 GbE
Block / Object    
Cold Storage        


 High PerformanceBlockArchivingCold Storage
SKU SYS-6028R-S0OSS SYS-6028R-S0OSS SSG-6048R-E1CR36L SYS-6048R-E1CR72L
Form Factor 2U 2U 4U 4U
Raw Storage 72 TB (6 TB disk) 144 TB (6 TB disk) 144 TB (6 TB disk) 432 TB (6 TB disk)
Network 2 x 10 GbE or 2 x 25 GbE

2 x 10 GbE or 2 x 25 GbE

2 x 40 GbE 2 x 40 GbE
Storage Type

NVMe - Caching
SSD - Journaling
SATA - Data

NVMe - Caching
SSD - Journaling
SATA - Data

SSD - Journaling
SATA - Data
SSD - Journaling
SATA - Data

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