Huawei OceanStor mid-range storage systems are comprised of multiple models, including hybrid systems and all flash systems. The hybrid systems are the 53100, 55100, 5610,and 6810 systems. The all-flash systems are the OceanStor Dorado models. These are mid-range systems with extensive features and capabilities supporting both block and file access. Huawei has delivered a succession of storage systems in the high-end, mid-range and entry levels. These systems represent a succession to their previous V3 models of these same products.
All systems support a scale-out architecture with up to 8 controller pairs, (16 controllers) connected via 100 Gb Ethernet. Storage devices in enclosures are connected with 12 Gb/s SAS. SSDs and HDDs are supported in any combination.
Connectivity for block access is through Fibre Channel, iSCSI, and FCoE. File access is over Ethernet using CIFS and NFS protocols. Block and file support is an integral capability, not requiring an additional controller function. NVMe over fabrics are supported with NVMe/FC and RoCE.
Huawei OceanStor Midrange – 5000 & 6000 Systems Product Brief Includes:
EvaluScale Product Review Methodology
Evaluator Group Commentary
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