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(Update)Baremetal/Dedicated Hypervisor(vSphere/Hyper-V) will shift to End of Marketing and new flavors will be provided


Current flavor being provided in Baremetal Server and Dedicated Hypervisor(vSphere/Hyper-V) menu will shift to inventory sales(End of Marketing) from December 15th, 2017(JST).

[04/01/2018 update]

Added that Name change of current flavors is reflected in the portal display

[12/13/2017 update]

Added Dedicated Hypervisor menu(vSphere/Hyper-V)

Added availability list of official Image template

Overview

Four flavors in Baremetal Server and Dedicated Hypervisor(vSphere/Hyper-V)  menu will shift to End of Marketing status from December 15th, 2017(JST). And based on the inventory status for each region, we will provide new flavors. As a result End of Life (End of support) is set  to December 31, 2022.

 

  • End of Marketing:
    General Purpose 1/ General Purpose 2/ General Purpose 3/Workload Optimized 1 in  Baremetal Server and Dedicated Hypervisor(vSphere/Hyper-V)  menu

*It is not the End of Sales of the menu

 

Name change of Current flavors and sales of new flavor

About name change of Current flavor

Following the start of the new flavor, current flavor name will be changed. So name current flavor as v1.

Name change of current flavors is reflected in the portal display sequentially from April 11th, 2018.

Name change of current flavor

Current flavorNew name of current flavor
General Purpose 1

General Purpose 2

General Purpose 3

Workload Optimized 1

Workload Optimized 2

General Purpose 1 v1

General Purpose 2 v1

General Purpose 3 v1

Workload Optimized 1 v1

Workload Optimized 2 v1

 

Release of New Flavors

Based on the inventory status for each region, we will provide new flavors as v2 from first quarter of 2018 (Calendar year). Details schedule will be announced as soon as it is fixed. For inventory status of v1, please contact our sales representative.Part of the specification will be changed compared with v1.

 

Main specification comparison of v1 and v2

Itemv1v2
MakerHPEFujitsu
Processor NumberGP1E5-2623v3E5-2620v4
GP2E5-2670v3E5-2683v4
GP3E5-2699v3E5-2697v4
WO1E5-2623v3E5-2637v4
Processor Base Frequency(GHz)GP13.02.1
GP22.32.1
GP32.3Same as the v1
WO13.03.5
Number of CoresGP148
GP22432
GP336Same as the v1
WO144
DiskHDD

(600GB x 2)

SSD

(480GB x 2)

Price in JP region

(without TAX)

GP1114,000 yenPlanning a price equal to v1
GP2230,000 yen
GP3340,000 yen
WO1297,000 yen
Supported OS/HypervisorRefer to SDPartly unsupported*

Availability of Official Image Template

Itemv1v2
Official Image TemplateRed Hat Enterprise Linux server 7.1Y
Red Hat Enterprise Linux server 7.3YY
Red Hat Enterprise Linux server 7.1 for BYOLY
Red Hat Enterprise Linux server 7.3 for BYOLYY
Windows Server 2012R2  StandardYY
Windows Server 2016 StandardYY
Windows Server 2012R2  Standard for BYOLYY
Windows Server 2016 Standard for BYOLYY
Windows Server 2012R2  DatacenterYY
Windows Server 2016 DatacenterYY
Windows Server 2012R2  Datacenter for BYOLYY
Windows Server 2016 Datacenter for BYOLYY
VMware ESXi 5.5u3aY
VMware ESXi 6.0u2YY
CentOS 7.1-1503YY
CentOS 7.3-1611YY
Ubuntu 14.04.1YY
Ubuntu 16.04.01YY
CoreOS 835.9.0Y

Please refer to the following link (PRIMERGY RX2530 M2 column in OS matrix) when bringing in your own licence on v2.

https://sp.ts.fujitsu.com/dmsp/Publications/public/osrel-py.pdf

Mixed use when using Dedicated Hypervisor menu

Clustering with v1 and v2 mixed is possible in Dedicated Hypervisor menu. For details, please refer to following link.

vSphere ESXi

https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.0/com.vmware.vsphere.vcenterhost.doc/GUID-6698B0EE-8B52-462B-88FF-ED90666D88E2.html

Hyper-V

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/library/dn859550(v=ws.11).aspx

 

For customers currently using v1

  • When changing to v2 or migrating the system for performance improvement, it is necessary for customers to implement migration work.
  • Since v1 and v2 have different number of cores, please be careful when you use licenses that depend on the number of cores.