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Base and Plus Configurations for Intel® Select Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server Business Operations, Optimized for OLTP

Ingredient

Intel Select Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server Business Operations Base Configuration

Intel Select Solutions for Microsoft SQL Server Business Operations Plus Configuration

Platform

Intel® Server Board S2600WFT

Intel Server Board S2600WFT

Processor

2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6132 processor (2.60 GHz, 14 cores/28 threads), Intel® Xeon® Gold 6232 processor (2.1 GHz, 20 cores/40 threads), or a higher number Intel® Xeon® processor 2 x Intel® Xeon® Gold 6148 processor (2.40 GHz, 20 cores/40 threads), Intel® Xeon® Gold 6248 processor (2.5 GHz, 20 cores/40 threads), or a higher number Intel Xeon processor

Memory

192 GB (12 x 16 GB 2,666 MHz 288-pin DDR4 RDIMM)

384 GB (24 x 16 GB 2,666 MHz 288-pin DDR4 RDIMM)

Boot Drive

1 x Intel® Solid State Drive DC S3520 Series, greater than or equal to 240 GB M.2 or 2.5-inch1

2 x Intel SSD DC S3520 Series, greater than or equal to 240 GB M.2 or 2.5-inch RAID 11

Log Drive

4 x Intel® SSD DC P4600/P4610 Series, 1.6 TB NVM Express* (NVMe*)1

2 x Intel® Optane™ SSD DC P4800X Series, 375 GB NVMe, or 2 x Intel SSD DC P4600/P4610 Series, 1.6 TB NVMe1

Data Drive

4 x Intel SSD DC S3520 Series, 1.2 TB Serial ATA (SATA), or 4 x Intel SSD DC S4500/S4510 Series, 960 GB SATA1

4 x Intel SSD DC P4500/P4510 Series, 1.0 TB NVMe1

Data Network

Intel® C620 series chipset Ethernet Connection X722, or

10 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter  X710 (Intel® Ethernet CNA X710), or Intel Ethernet Converged Network Connection OCP X527-DA2/DA4, or 40 GbE Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710

Intel® C620 series chipset Ethernet Connection X722, or

10 GbE Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X710 (Intel Ethernet CNA X710), or Intel Ethernet Converged Network Connection OCP X527-DA2/DA4, or 40 GbE Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter XL710

Management Network

Integrated 1 GbE

Integrated 1 GbE

Software

Microsoft Windows Server* 2016 Datacenter edition

Microsoft SQL Server* 2016 or later

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or later

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 discrete or FW TPM (Intel® Platform Trust Technology [Intel® PTT])

TPM 2.0 discrete or Intel® PTT

Firmware and Software Optimizations

Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology) enabled

Intel® Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel® Speed Shift Technology, Hardware P-states (HWP) native

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe) for SATA1

Intel NVMe drivers1

C-states disabled

Operating system power management and plan set for performance

Intel HT Technology enabled

Intel Turbo Boost Technology enabled

Intel Speed Shift Technology, HWP native

Intel NVMe drivers1

C-states disabled

Operating system power management and plan set for performance 

Product and Performance Information

1Recommended, not required.