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ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

  • 1.  ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-05-2013 10:01 AM

    Hi Folks,

    Please share the link or Details for DC04 Director Switch ASIC Mapping. want to add 8/48 blades into the director.

    Regards

    Seenivasan P


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  • 2.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-05-2013 11:22 AM

    Greetings seenivasan.p,

    If you refer to the following white paper found at http://www.brocade.com/downloads/documents/white_papers/Brocade_DCX_Architecture_WP-01.pdf and go to page 10, you will see a breakdown of the ASIC layout for the FC8-48 blade and the specific ports they govern.  Please feel free to write back with any questions you may have.


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  • 3.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-08-2013 07:29 AM

    Hi seenivasan.p.  Please let me know if the provided information was the correct answer to your question.  If not, please let me know what else you need and I'll look into it right away.  If this was the correct answer, could you please mark it as such so I know not to keep checking back on this one?  Either way, have a great day. 


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  • 4.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-08-2013 02:33 PM

    Additionally, I'm thinking of putting this together for all the SAN switches and blades.  So stay tuned...


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  • 5.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-08-2013 10:48 PM

    Hi Meversol,

    Sorry for Delay Response.I gone through the above shared link.However i did not see the port numbers of the Blade.

    Also wanted to know DC04 is coming under DCX family?


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  • 6.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-10-2013 03:21 PM

    Sorry about that seenivasan.p.  I shared the wrong guide.  When I'm back at my desk tomorrow morning I'll get you what you need.  If you need this right away, if memory serves, the DCX Hardware Reference Guide, has the individual blade/port info and you can start there in the mean time.


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  • 7.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-11-2013 02:35 PM

    Sorry for the delay seenivasan.p.  I came across this particular format and really liked it.  This one is for the FC8-64 blade.  I'm trying to get the others blade and as soon as i do, i'll post them.

    portmap-8-64.jpg


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  • 8.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-11-2013 08:25 PM

    Hi Meversol,

    It's really very interesting.Please share the remaing details also that would be help me alot.


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  • 9.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-12-2013 08:08 AM

    Sorry for the delay.  Unfortunately, the image style i wanted to post doesn't exist for the other blades, so I'll have to make them.  Until then here is your requested FC8-48 port mapping.  Its not as clean in IMHO, but still works until I get them done.

    FC8-48.png

    Ports 0 – 7, 24 – 39, and ports 8 – 23, 40 – 47 make up two Local Switching groups, each with 24 x 8 Gbit/sec external ports, and 128 Gbit/sec Brocade DCX or 32 Gbit/sec Brocade 48000 internal bandwidth.


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  • 10.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-13-2013 09:16 AM

    Hi Meversol,

    Thanks for the information.

    However am having some queries on my mind.So if you are able to clarify that it would be very help me alot.

    Query is Below:

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    Here my current setup is having groups of hosts which would be connected through storage.

    Example:

    1.Grp1-->Data Base Server 1--APP1,APP2

    2.Grp2-->Data Base Server2 --> APP3,APP4

    3.Grp3-->Data Base Server 3 --> APP5,APP6

    As above mentioned example Each group will having one data base server and it's pointed with two application server. All these are connected through san with same one storage.

    If i want to achive faster peformance and with less latencey what would be the best practice to design the Port Mapping.

    Also please help me to understand about the CP blade role here & how it will function to achive faster Performance.

    Also wanted to know how the communication will happen from ASIC condor to CP Blade. What are the things we need to keep in mind to achive the faster performance.

    Regards,

    Seenivasan



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  • 11.  Re: ASIC MAPPING Needed For DC04 SAN DIRECTOR

    Posted 02-13-2013 09:32 AM

    see this Thread.

    http://community.brocade.com/message/23755#23755

    Port 0-7 are assigned to ASIC 0, Port 8-15 are assigned to ASIC 1, remain Port are shared Port.

    about CP, both have same feature, however one work as Active the oher Standby.

    hope that help to answer you question.


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