cLuster Guard™

Purpose Built Backup Appliances for TiBS PteroStor™ Edition HPC Applications

cLuster Guard Purpose Built Backup Appliances for HPC
  • Designed by Teradactyl® for robust backup processing of HPC filesystems
  • Lustre®, GPFS, L-Store™ client support available
  • cLuster Guard™ blends SSD & HDD storage for backup processing
  • Redundant Power & Cooling
  • Hot Swap Enterprise SAS Drives (8TB Standard w/optional 10TB pending)
  • Intelligent Platform Management Interface
  • ALL lines Tape & Optical Storage Subsystem Ready
  • Standard and ACSLS Robotic Tape Library Support
  • Stack & Rack Capacity Growth
  • Ethernet, Fiber, SAS, and InfiniiBand Options
  • Appliance includes TiBS PteroStor™ HPC Software Stack
cLuster Guard

cLuster Guard™ HPC Backup Appliances

New cLuster Guard™ HPC Purpose Built Backup Appliances

Teradactyl® PBBA's for HPC are designed for industrial computing applications. The units are built with heavy steel chassis construction and superior vibration isolation, redundant premium power supplies, SAS enterprise HDD, SSD for OS and application space, and easy external hot swap access to your rotational media. The built in Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI2) provides powerful hardware and control functions independent of OS and application operation for precision analysis of appliance operation and performance. cLuster Guard™ appliances are configurable with a full array of HBA options for optimum connectivity in virtually any environment.

Fully integrated Teradactyl® Hardware and Software Solution

We built and tested cLuster Guard™ in high performance computing environments (HPC). This hardware configuration is currently supporting over 6.5 PB in our primary hardware collaboration center running several HPC file systems and a heterogeneous mixture of operating systems and research data sets. TiBS PteroStor™ Edition Full Version provides unified data protection on the cLuster Guard™ appliance line.

Industrial Backup Appliances for HPC Data Assurance

Quality software and hardware are essential for HPC operations. TiBS PteroStor™ Edition supports over 500TB of primary storage per backup appliance with a full range of storage subsystem options including SSD, HDD, Tape, and Optical. With perpetual True incremental Backup and tiered storage, HPC managers can maintain cost control while HPC system administrators can offer flexible backup strategies, retention policies, and omit rule structures to satisfy competing interests. Try Teradactyl® and gain the confidence of an end to end quality solution.

Are You Unique?

Teradactyl® has what you need to deploy and grow your very own backup cloud infrastructure while maintaining complete ownership and control. Teradactyl® specializes in large unstructured data sets in complex heterogeneous computing environments. Contact Teradactyl® for the most advanced systems to protect your digital assets.

  • Easy Trouble Identification
  • Parallel transfer of True incremental changes over the network
  • Choose between disk, tape, an combined data storage modules
  • Multiple levels of data integrity verification
  • 100% of software purchase price can be applied to Version Upgrades!
  • Wide Platform Selection: Operating Systems, Specialty File Systems, and NAS Appliances Supported
  • License more platforms, storage options, and parallel processes as needed
  • Rigorously tested and validated to provide worry free backup operations
  • Enterprise Quality Vibration Tested Chassis
  • Single Pass Restores
  • Easy Drive Bay Access
  • Easy Hot Swap Repairs
  • User Replaceable Hot and Cold Swap Drives
  • Additional Disk and Tape Storage Ready
  • SSD for OS and TiBS Application Performance
  • Dual Power Supplies
  • 3 Year & 5 Year Support Plans Available
  • No Media Return Option Available

cLuster Guard™ Purpose Built Backup Appliance Family Data Sheet PDF | Text

cLuster Guard™ Purpose Built Backup Appliances
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Form Factor2U3U4U4U
Hot Swap 8TB 7200 RPM 128MB Cache SAS 12Gb/s 3.5" Enterprise Drives (10TB Optional)12162436
IPMI and Remote ManagementStandardStandardStandardStandard
DDR4-ECC MEM32 GB32 GB48 GB96 GB
# OS & TiBS Application Space SSD120 GB240 GB240 GB480 GB
TiBS Software Stack***Full Lite or Basic 1ILC DLI 2PPFull or Lite 1ILC DLI 2PPFull or Lite 1ILC DLI 5PPFull or Lite 1ILC DLI 5PP
Tool-less Drive Tray, Covers, and BackplaneStandardStandardStandardStandard
Mounting 28" tool-less slide railStandardStandardStandardStandard
Expander Slots7 low profile7 low profile7 full height7 low Profile
Front PanelPower on/off, system Reset, 1 USB 3.0 PortPower on/off, system Reset, 2 USB 3.0 PortPower on/off, system Reset, 2 USB 3.0 PortPower on/off, system Reset, 2 USB 3.0 Port
Locking Front CoverOptionalOptionalOptionalOptional
LED indicatorsSystem power, LAN, Drive and AlertSystem power, LAN, Drive and AlertSystem power, LAN, Drive and AlertSystem power, LAN, Drive and Alert
Backplane12-port 12Gb SAS backplane with 28-PHY expander and 3 SFF-8643 connectors12-port 12Gb SAS backplane with 28-PHY expander and 3 SFF-8643 connectors24-port 12Gb SAS backplane with 36-PHY expander and 3 SFF-8643 connectors24-port 12Gb SAS backplane with 36-PHY expander and 3 SFF-8643 connectors AND 12-port 12Gb SAS backplane with 28-PHY expander and 3 SFF-8643 connectors
Hot-Swap & Redundancy
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Hot-Swap Disk ReplacementStandardStandardStandardStandard
Hot Swap Fans3 x 80x38mm PWM & low-power consumption3 x 80x38mm PWM & low-power consumption3 x 120x25mm PWM & low-power consumption3 x 120x25mm PWM & low-power consumption
Redundant Hot Swap Power Supplies800W 1+1 PMBus 1.2 80+ Gold800W 1+1 PMBus 1.2 80+ Gold1200W 1+1 80+ Platinum1200W 1+1 80+ Platinum
Electrical & Environmental
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Universal A/C Input100 - 240 V AC full range100 - 240 V AC full range100 - 240 V AC full range100 - 240 V AC full range
Operating EnvironmentTemp 0-35ºC / RH 20-80%Temp 0-35ºC / RH 20-80%Temp 0-35ºC / RH 20-80%Temp 0-35ºC / RH 20-80%
Non-operating EnvironmentTemp 0-50ºC / RH 5-95%Temp 0-50ºC / RH 5-95%Temp 0-50ºC / RH 5-95%Temp 0-50ºC / RH 5-95%
Physical Specification
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Physical Dimensions (W x D x H) (w/chassis ears)mm: 483 x 645 x 88 inches: 19 x 25.4 x 3.5mm: 483 x 645 x 132 inches: 19 x 25.4 x 5.2mm: 483 x 680 x 176 inches: 19 x 26.8 x 6.9mm: 483 x 680 x 176 inches: 19 x 26.8 x 6.9
Packaging Dimensions (W x D x H)mm : 590 x 850 x 270 inches : 23.2 x 33.5 x 10.6mm : 590 x 850 x 335 inches : 23.2 x 33.5 x 13.2mm : 590 x 885 x 373 inches : 23.2 x 34.8 x 14.7mm : 590 x 885 x 373 inches : 23.2 x 34.8 x 14.7

*All specifications are subject to change without notice. | **Full range of optional HBA's are available. ***Appliances may be purchased without software stack or with a different configuration.Contact Teradactyl for more information.

NEW cLuster Guard™ PBBA's for GPFS, Lustre®, and L-Store™ HPC Platforms