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HP DL360 - ProLiant - G3 Introduction Manual

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    HP Industry July 2003 Standard Servers HP ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 Server High-Density Deployment White Paper [Document No. 5982-0394EN] Introduction Table of Contents Symbols in Text Executive Summary Glossary ProLiant DL360 G3 Server Power Requirements Power Distribution Solutions Modular PDU Power/Jumper Cords Console Management Systems In-Rack Local Consoles...

  • Page 2: Symbols In Text, Executive Summary

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Introduction This white paper is a planning guide to expedite concentrated deployments of HP ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 servers in a single rack. This information is intended for field systems engineers, IT managers, installation technicians, and any personnel tasked with the installation and maintenance of the ProLiant DL360 G3 server.

  • Page 3: Glossary

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Glossary Table 1. Glossary of Power Terms Term Description High Voltage 180 - 264 VAC (200-240 VAC nominal) supplied to areas where load requirements are such that high voltage is more economical. Common in commercial applications in North America, numerous foreign countries also use this range as the AC appliance standard.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Table 1. Glossary of Power Terms Term Description Volt-Ampere A rating of apparent power (i.e., the amount of AC power that is (VA) available to or can be handled by utility equipment) measured with a volt meter and an ammeter.

  • Page 5: Proliant Dl360 G3 Server Power Requirements

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary ProLiant DL360 In the standard single-processor configuration, the ProLiant DL360 G3 server includes one 325-watt power supply that can operate off high or low voltage AC power. Single G3 Server Power power supply units can be upgraded to a dual-power supply configuration with a Requirements redundant power supply option kit.

  • Page 6: Power Distribution Solutions, Modular Pdu

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Power HP recommends using power distribution units (PDUs) in installations where a number of server units can place serious loading demands on the AC power bus. HP offers PDUs Distribution that provide safety and reliability to multi-server installations. Solutions The PDUs described in this white paper offer 0U and 1U mounting options and feature circuit-breaker protection of equipment in groups.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 3. Modular PDU Components Control Core Extension Bar (2 of 4) Shown with Double-Bar Brackets Table 3. Modular PDU types Voltage / AC Bus Extension Bar Name, PN Amperage Plug Type Output Receptacle Type (Qty) 100-127/ 24...

  • Page 8: Power/jumper Cords, Console Management Systems

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Power/Jumper Cords Although PDUs and servers are typically shipped with power cords, the physical and/or electrical requirements for a particular configuration may require different cords. WARNING: Never cut or splice cords to accommodate a configuration.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Table 4. Local/IP Console Management Options Product Name Description Part No. Transitions traditional KVM cabling to CAT5 - 4Interface Adapters 262587- one needed for each server (convenient 8- (8 per Pack) pack) Interface Adapters 262588- Transitions traditional KVM cabling to CAT5 -...

  • Page 10: In-rack Local Consoles

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary In-Rack Local With an in-rack local console, all equipment, servers, switchboxes, keyboards, keyboard drawers, and video displays are installed together in the same rack. The HP switchboxes Consoles mount behind the keyboard drawer and do not consume extra U-space in the rack. Using the TFT5600 RKM and an IP console switch will consume a total of 1U to accommodate up to 128 servers.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 4. Remote Console Management System...

  • Page 12: Planning Rack Configurations, Weight Considerations, Special Considerations For Compaq Branded Racks, Rack Management Systems

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Planning Rack You must consider several important factors when planning a rack configuration: Configurations The number of servers deployed in the rack The number of other devices such as keyboard drawers, video displays, and console switchboxes that support the servers The number of PDUs and their orientation The type of rack...

  • Page 13: Universal Rack Rails, Sliding Rack Rails, Telco Rack Solution

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Rack Management To determine the best rack management solution, consider the service and upgrade demands of the servers deployed in the rack. Systems Universal Rack Rails The ProLiant DL360 G3 server design supports deployment in many environments. The server ships standard in a Universal Rack Rail that works in both round- and square-hole rack cabinets.

  • Page 14: Online Calculators, Power Calculator Utility

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Online HP provides online calculator utilities that simplify the process of determining power requirements and offer convenient “what if” calculations. These utilities, available online Calculators at no charge, offer several advantages over “scratch pad” methods using nameplate figures: Calculations are based on formulas using actual measurements of equipment running various exercise utilities.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 5. Opening Screen Of Power Calculator Utility The power calculator is convenient for small server system planning or for making minor additions to existing installations. For a more thorough analysis of a complete installation Rack/Site Installation Preparation Utility is recommended.

  • Page 16: Rack/site Preparation Utility

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Rack/Site Rack/Site Installation Preparation Utility will calculate all power, vertical rack space, and air flow requirements for a complete server installation. In addition, the Rack/Site Preparation Utility Installation Preparation Utility includes sub-calculators for determining the power requirements of individual components.

  • Page 17: To Use The Rack/site Installation Preparation Utility

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Select either the Express or Advanced mode of calculation. Express calculation uses To use the Rack/Site pre-set values for components and can be used for producing a quick estimate of system Installation requirements.

  • Page 18: Power Configurations Examples, Suggested Configurations

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Power The high/low voltage and dual-power supply capabilities of the ProLiant DL360 G3 server makes it adaptable to a variety of power configurations. Each of the following Configurations examples suggests a method of power distribution for a group of servers mounted in a Examples rack.

  • Page 19: Configuration A: Maximum Performance Density

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Configuration A: (42 servers, high-voltage) Single or Dual Power Supply Maximum This configuration shows a “best practice” for a 42U rack with 42 servers in a Performance Density high-voltage configuration summary (Table 7). Table 7.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 8. Configuration A (Maximum Performance Density) Power Cabling Diagram (42 ProLiant DL360 G3 Servers with Redundant Power Supplies) Note: S1A= server 1 with power supply A and S1B= Server 1 with power supply B...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary One 40A Modular PDU connects to power feeds A and B to support 21 ProLiant DL360 G3 servers with redundant power supplies. Figure 9. Configuration A (Maximum Performance Density) Ethernet Cable Diagram Uplink to Network Backbone 4x GbE...

  • Page 22: Configuration B: Maximum Flexibility

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Configuration B: (35 servers, high-voltage) Maximum Flexibility Table 8. Configuration B Summary Configuration B Summary Rack Contents Units 35 Servers with all fixed or all sliding rails with cable trays 2 X 40 A PDUs 2 x 48 Port Ethernet switches 2 x 24 Port Ethernet switches 1 IP Console KVM Switch...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 10. Configuration B (Maximum Flexibility) Power Cabling Diagram Note: S1A= server 1 with power supply A and S1B= Server 1 with power supply B One 40A Modular PDU connects to power feeds A and B to support 17 or 18 ProLiant DL360 G3 server with redundant power supplies.

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 11. Configuration B (Maximum Flexibility) KVM Switch Cabling Diagram...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 12. Configuration B (Maximum Flexibility) Ethernet Cable Diagram...

  • Page 26: Configuration C: Traditionalist

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Configuration C: 24 servers, low-voltage Traditionalist Table 9. Configuration C Summary Configuration C Summary Rack Contents Units 24 Servers with all fixed or all sliding rails with cable trays 4 Low-voltage 24 A 0U/1U PDUs 2 x 48 Port Ethernet switches 2 x 24 Port Ethernet hubs 1 IP Console Switch...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 13. Configuration C (Traditionalist) Power Connections Note: S1A= server 1 (single Power Supply); 24 24PH= 24 Port Ethernet Hub; 48PS= 48 Port Ethernet Switch; IPCS= IP Console Switch; TFT= TFT5600 1U Keyboard/Monitor...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 14. Configuration C (Traditionalist) Ethernet Cable Uplink to Network Backbone 2x FE 24 Port Hub (24 FE) 24 Port Hub (24 FE) 2x FE 48 Port Switch (44 FE + 4 GbE) 48 Port Switch (44 FE + 4 GbE) 4x GbE...

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    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Figure 15. Configuration C (Traditionalist) KVM Switch Cabling Diagram...

  • Page 30: Conclusion, Completing The Installation

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Conclusion The load requirements of high-density server installations can be significant. Careful planning using accurate calculations and providing overhead compensation for peripheral devices can greatly reduce the chances for downtime due to power problems. Completing the To complete the installation Installation...

  • Page 31: Reference Information And Glossary

    HP ProLiant DL360 G3 Server High-Density Deployment Preliminary Reference Table 10 lists the sources referenced in this document. Information and Table 10. Sources of Information Glossary Topic Where to Find Information focal point for the http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/platf HP ProLiant DL360 G3 server orms/index.html HP ProLiant DL360 Generation 3 QuickSpecs Specifications, options, and a...

  • Page 32: For More Information, Feedback

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