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Machine Learning

Workload Characteristic

Large highly parallel reads

Storage Requirements

Direct Attach: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Ability to process large amounts of data, mostly read operations to storage. 

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Sensor, Radar and Signal Processing

Workload Characteristic

Small highly parallel writes

Storage Requirements

Direct Attach: SAS/NVMe

Storage Performance Objective

Ability to ingest large amounts of unprocessed sensor/signal inputs

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Financial Trading

Workload Characteristic

Very small parallel writes and check pointing operations

Storage Requirements

Direct Attach: SAS/NVMe

Storage Performance Objective

Minimize logging time and checkpoint operations

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Transactional Database

Workload Characteristic

High intensity random reads and writes. Sequential log writes

Storage Requirements

RAID 10: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Maximize random I/O performance

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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File / Application Services

Workload Characteristic

80% Read/20% Write (OLTP), Varying sizes, Sequential log writes

Storage Requirements

RAID 5: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Manage a high number of small random requests and effective cache utilization

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Business Intelligence (OLAP/ETL)

Workload Characteristic

Large reads followed by ad-hoc queries of small random reads

Storage Requirements

RAID 10: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Provide high read bandwidth for quick ETL’s and high IOPs for fast business queries

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Medical Imaging

Workload Characteristic

Large sequential reads and writes

Storage Requirements

RAID 5: SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Provide high bandwidth for large writes to storage. Read bandwidth for image access

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Content Management

Workload Characteristic

Large sequential reads/writes, meta-data indexing, random content access

Storage Requirements

RAID 10: SATA/SAS/NVMe

Storage Performance Objective

Provide high read and write bandwidth for large content movement. Also support a large number of concurrent random file reads and writes.

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Big Data

Workload Characteristic

Large sequential reads and writes

Storage Requirements

Direct Attach: SATA/SAS/NVMe

Storage Performance Objective

Provide high bandwidth reads and writes to complete operations

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Software Defined Storage (SDS)

Workload Characteristic

Application dependent. Primarily random workloads

Storage Requirements

Direct Attach: NVMe

Storage Performance Objective

High random IOPs needed to support broad range of SDS based workloads

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Backup / Disaster Recovery

Workload Characteristic

Large sequential reads and writes

Storage Requirements

RAID 5: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

Provide high bandwidth reads and writes to complete operations and comply with SLA obligation

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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Analytics / Data Mining

Workload Characteristic

Highly parallel random reads

Storage Requirements

RAID 10: SATA/SAS

Storage Performance Objective

High IOPs and read bandwidth to maximize completions of complex, real-time queries.

Key Performance Metrics

Small Seq. Read Large Seq. Read Small Seq. Write Large Seq. Write Small Random Read Large Random Read Random Write
             

Suggested KIOXIA Solid State Drive (SSD) Series

RM5 (Value SAS)
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Family Workload Data Security &
Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM5-R
Read Intensive SIE / SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 150K IOPS(6)
Up to 35K IOPS(6)
838 MB/s
650 MB/s
RM5-V
Mixed Use SIE / SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 150K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
838 MB/s
650 MB/s

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RM6 (Value SAS)
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Data Encryption Options[7]
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential
Read(3)
Sequential
Write(3)
RM6-R Read Intensive SED 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 7,680GB 160K IOPS(6)
40K IOPS(6)
840 MB/s
710 MB/s
RM6-V
Mixed Use SED 3 DWPD 960GB - 3,840GB 160K IOPS
Up to 50K IOPS
840 MB/s
710 MB/s

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PM6 (Enterprise SAS)
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Encryption Options(7)
Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
PM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 415K IOPS(6) Up to 105K IOPS(6) 2,200 MB/s Up to 2,150 MB/s
PM6-V Mixed Use
3 DWPD 800GB - 12,800GB Up to 240K IOPS
PM6-M Write Intensive SIE 10 DWPD 400GB - 3,200GB Up to 300K IOPS

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CM6 (Enterprise NVMe)
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Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2) Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CM6-R Read Intensive
SIE / FIPS 1 DWPD(4) 1,920GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,400K IOPS(6) Up to 170K IOPS(6) 6,900 MB/s Up to 4,200 MB/s
CM6-V Mixed Use
SIE / FIPS 3 DWPD 1,600GB - 6,400GB Up to 350K IOPS

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CD6 (Data Center NVMe)
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Endurance Capacity(1) Random Read(2)
Random Write(2) Sequential Read(3) Sequential Write(3)
CD6-R
Very Read Intensive SIE 1 DWPD(4) 960GB - 15,360GB Up to 1,000K IOPS(6)
Up to 85K IOPS
Up to 6,200 MB/s
Up to 4,000 MB/s

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1) Definition of capacity: KIOXIA defines a megabyte (MB) as 1,000,000 bytes, a gigabyte (GB) as 1,000,000,000 bytes and a terabyte (TB) as 1,000,000,000,000 bytes. A computer operating system, however, reports storage capacity using powers of 2 for the definition of 1GB = 230 = 1,073,741,824 bytes and therefore shows less storage capacity. Available storage capacity (including examples of various media files) will vary based on file size, formatting, settings, software and operating system, such as Microsoft Operating System and/or pre-installed software applications, or media content. Actual formatted capacity may vary.

2) This performance is based on a random 4K read/write workload. Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.

3) This performance is based on a sequential 64K read/write workload. Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.

4) DWPD: Drive Write Per Day. One full drive write per day means the drive can be written and re-written to full capacity once a day every day for five years, the stated product warranty period. Actual results may vary due to system configuration, usage and other factors. This is computed assuming a worst case 4K random workload.

5) The Dell Branded SSD warranty terms and service are covered by Dell Corporation and not KIOXIA.

6) IOPS: Input Output Per Second (or the number of I/O operations per second).

7) Data Security:
- Sanitize Instant Erase (SIE) option supports Crypto Erase, which is a standardized feature defined by the technical committees (T10/T13) of INCITS (the Inter National Committee for Information Technology Standards) or by NVM Express Inc.
- SED (Self-Encrypting Drive) SSDs support TCG Enterprise SSC or TCG Opal SSC
- FIPS drives are validated as FIPS 140-2 Level 2 which defines security requirements for cryptographic module by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology).Read and write speed may vary depending on the host device, read and write conditions, and file size.

Subject to Change: While KIOXIA has made every effort at the time of publication to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein, product specifications, configurations, prices, system/component/options availability are all subject to change without notice.

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