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Fujitsu RapidStructure® for Microsoft® SQL Server®

Fujitsu RapidStructure for Microsoft SQL Server is a flexible infrastructure stack designed to support and consolidate Microsoft SQL Server databases on a reliable platform. It is designed as an easy to use stack built from proven components, where everything gets pre-tested at Fujitsu’s labs for compatibility and reliability. The following components are used as building blocks in this configuration:

Hardware
  • PRIMERGY industry standard X86 servers 
  • Violin Memory all-flash arrays 
  • ETERNUS DX disk storage subsystems 
  • Brocade Fibre Channel switches

Software
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 
  • Fujitsu ServerView Suite
The Fujitsu RapidStructure for Microsoft SQL Server entry model is designed for up to 16 production databases, 20 TB usable capacity, but can be extended for additional capacity and performance requirements.


Key Features Benefits
  • Pre-tested and verified SQL Database Consolidation Platform
Speed up of deployment and time to production
  • Hybrid storage configuration – flash and disk storage
  • Best in class flash array:
    • Average latency below 1 ms 
    • Same storage speed across the whole capacity
  • Modular ETERNUS DX disk array
    • Scales up to 360 TB thanks to broad selection of disk types
Appropriate performance levels for different storage requirements

Speed-up of Microsoft SQL Server by factors in comparison to hard disk solutions

Ideal for performance-sensitive workloads

Huge data store for less frequently accessed data, archiving or for backup purposes
  • No single point of failure by designe
Increased hardware availability by redundancy
  • Advanced high availability features such as Microsoft AlwaysOn technology, database failover and database mirroring are available
Allows to protect databases against hardware outages locally or on remote sites