Technical specifications

Offering

DS8884F

DS8886F

DS8888F

Controller model

984 (single phase)

985 (Single phase)
986 (Three phase)

988 (Three phase)

Expansion model

N/A

85E (Single phase)
86E (Three phase)

88E (Three phase)

Shared SMP processor configuration

Dual 6 core

Dual 8 core or dual 16/24 core

Dual 24/48 core

Maximum system memory

256 gigabytes (GB)

2,048 GB

2,048 GB

Maximum host ports

32

128

128

Maximum flash cards

48

192

384

Maximum physical storage capacity*

153.6 terabytes (TB)

614.4 TB

1,228.8 TB

Maximum number of frames

1

2

2

Dimensions (height × width × depth)

40U enclosure:
1.91 m × 0.62 m × 1.38 m (6.27 ft × 2.03 ft × 4.53 ft)

Expandable to 46U enclosure:
2.19 m × 0.62 m × 1.38 m (7.19 ft × 2.03 ft × 4.53 ft)

Expandable to 46U enclosure:
2.19 m × 0.62 m × 1.38 m (7.19 ft × 2.03 ft × 4.53 ft)

Maximum caloric value BTU/hr. for base frame

18,425

Single power: 25,249
Three-phase power: 22,860

27,637

Maximum caloric value BTU/hr. for expansion frame

N/A

Single power: 22,519
Three-phase power: 21,837

15,015

Maximum electrical power kVA for base frame

5.4

Single power: 7.4
Three-phase power: 6.7

8.0

Maximum electrical power kVA for expansion frame

N/A

Single power: 6.6
Three-phase power: 6.4

4.4

Host adapter interfaces

4- and 8-port 8 Gigabits per second (Gbps) or 4-port 16 Gbps
Fibre Channel (FC)/IBM FICON

Drive interface

Two Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) Gen3 for attachment to the I/O / Micro Bay
Eight serial attached SCSI (SAS) 6 Gb for attachment to the Gen2 enclosure

Flash cards

400 Gigabytes (GB), 800 GB, 1,600 GB and 3,200 GB

RAID levels

5, 6 and 10

Dry bulb temperature

16°C – 32°C (60°F – 90°F)

Relative humidity

20% – 80%

Power supply

50/60 Hz

Warranty

All models: onsite service, same day, 24×7
4 years on type 5334 models
3 years on type 5333 models
2 years on type 5332 models
1 year on type 5331 models

Supported systems

For more details on supported servers, visit: ibm.com/systems/support/storage/ssic/interoperability.wss

* Usable capacity depends on factors such as data format, RAID level and spare disks configured. Maximum capacity values are based on fully populated DS8880F systems.