Analytics Platform System

Breakthrough Performance for Big Data Analytics

  • APS appliance combines Microsoft SQL server with QCT certified hardware into a solution offering
Analytics Platform System
Breakthrough performance for big data analytics
Organizations that have highly demanding data warehousing workloads want a comprehensive and economical solution to meet their Big Data and business intelligence needs. Microsoft and QCT have partnered to offer Analytics Platform System (APS), including Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) software on certified QCT hardware platform, as well as robust tools for working with data. The appliance experience is complemented by a unified Microsoft and QCT support model, with Microsoft acting as your single point of contact for all patches, upgrades, and issues. This complete data warehousing solution spans desktop systems, data marts, and the enterprise data warehouse— all while operating seamlessly with Microsoft business intelligence tools
Integrated enterprise-ready Big Data Analytics Appliance
APS appliance engineered for optimal value with advanced hardware and software architecture offers redundancy and high performance with low energy consumption  
Completed business intelligence solution
It’s simplified warehousing on a certified hardware platform to meet your most complex Big Data and business intelligence needs
Ready to use
As a prebuilt appliance with optimized software, APS by QCT allows you to focus on deploying solutions rapidly
Easy data management 
The Analytics Platform System is integrated with SQL Server integration Services, Which allows data architectures to use a familiar ETL tool to move data into the appliance
About QCT
Quanta Cloud Technology (“QCT”) is a global datacenter solution provider extending the power of hyperscale datacenter design in standard and open SKUs to all datacenter customers.  Product lines include servers, storage, network switches, integrated rack systems and cloud solutions, all delivering hyperscale efficiency, scalability, reliability, manageability, serviceability and optimized performance for each workload.  QCT offers a full spectrum of datacenter products and services from engineering, integration and optimization to global supply chain support, all under one roof.  The parent of QCT is Quanta Computer Inc., a Fortune Global 500 technology engineering and manufacturing company. 
Analytics Platform System Specification
  Quarter rack Architecture
(APS base unit)
Half rack  Architecture
(Support HDInsight, optional)
Full rack Architecture
(Support HDInsight, optional)
Networking 36 56GbE port FDR with 2 10GbE uplink port in a 1U switch 36 56GbE port FDR with 2 10GbE uplink port in a 1U switch 36 56GbE port FDR with 2 10GbE uplink port in a 1U switch
Management Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S with SQL Server PDW Software Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S with SQL Server PDW Software Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S with SQL Server PDW Software
Computing Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S
3-node per rack
Memory: 256GB per node
Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S
6-node per rack
Memory: 256GB per node
Energy Efficient 2-Socket Server with Extreme Storage IOP/S
9-node per rack
Memory: 256GB per node
Storage

Ultra-Dense 4U Disk Expansion Storage Unit

HDD: 113 TB, based on 5:1 compression and 1 TB disks. (Capacity can be doubled or tripled by replacing the standard 1 TB drives with 2 or 3TB drives.)

Ultra-Dense 4U Disk Expansion Storage Unit

HDD: 227 TB, based on 5:1 compression and 1 TB disks. (Capacity can be doubled or tripled by replacing the standard 1 TB drives with 2 or 3TB drives.)

Ultra-Dense 4U Disk Expansion Storage Unit

HDD: 340 TB, based on 5:1 compression and 1 TB disks. (Capacity can be doubled or tripled by replacing the standard 1 TB drives with 2 or 3TB drives.)