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s3.xlarge.x86

Building your own data lake? Our latest generation storage box is perfect for Minio, CEPH, ZFS, object storage, Kafka and more!

Not too Hot, Not too Cold

This storage box is just right.  :)

Depending how you look at it, storage is the building block of your application, or the Achilles heel. We've listened hard to our most demanding users about their storage needs, and the result is an upgrade to our previous configuration with 400% more storage, 50% more memory, and 55% faster CPU. 

With a reasonable per hour price of $1.85, the s3.xlarge.x86 is perfect for Minio, CEPH, ZFS, object storage, Kafka and other bulk data storage use cases

Hardware Specs

  • 24 Physical Cores @ 2.2 GHz
    (2 x Intel Xeon 4214)
  • 192 GB of ECC RAM
  • 2 x 960GB SSD
    (One for the OS, another free to use)
  • 2 x 240GB NVMe Flash
  • 96TB HDD
    (12 x 8TB 7,200RPM HDD w/ Instant Secure Erase)
  • 20 Gbps Bonded Network
    (2 x 10Gbps Ports w/ LACP)

OS Support

  • All
  • Popular
  • for Containers
  • Licensed
  • VMWare/ESXi

Flatcar Linux - Alpha

Flatcar Linux - Beta

Flatcar Linux - Edge

Flatcar Linux - Stable

RedHat Enterprise Linux 7

RedHat Enterprise Linux 8

Windows 2016 Standard

Windows 2019 Standard

VMware ESXi 6.5

VMware ESXi 6.7

VMware ESXi 7.0

FreeBSD 12.1

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Ivo Rook | SVP of IoT @ Sprint