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Key Features

  • NIC form factor HHHL
  • Single and dual PCIe Gen 4 x8 or single Gen 3 x16
  • (1) Xilinx Zynq MPSoC XCZU19EG D1760 speed grade 2
  • (2) QSFP28 network ports supporting up to 100G line rates
  • (2) DDR4 memory banks
  • (1) x72 MPSoC Memory @2400
  • (1) x72 fabric memory @2400
  • (4) OCuLink x8 connector for cabled I/O capable of supporting various protocols (PCIe Gen 4, OpenCAPI, etc.)
  • System control and monitoring via SMBus
  • Available pre-configured with NVM Express-over-Fabrics protocol offload and RDMA NIC protocol

This innovative storage product is available either fully-programmable or as a pre-programmed solution featuring Xilinx’s NVMe-over-Fabric IP. This optimized design implements the NVM Express-over-Fabrics protocol offload and RDMA NIC protocol. This turnkey solution provides reliable transport of NVMe frames with low latency, high throughput, and massive scalability to remote hosts.

Board Specifications

Form Factor

  • Half-Height, Half-Length PCI Express card
  • Fully compliant to the PCIe standard
  • Full-Height PCI bracket options

Host Interface

  • 16-lane mechanical PCI-Express Gen4 capable
  • Configurable as x16 up to Gen3, or two x8 PCIe up to Gen4
  • Actual performance is host computer chipset and operating system dependent

Processing

  • Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ FFVD1760 package
  • Default configuration: ZU19EG
  • Core speed grade -2
  • Application ARM: Quad-core Cortex-A53 MPCore 1.5GHz
  • Real-Time ARM: Dual-core Cortex-R5 MPCore 600MHz
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-400 MP2
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DDR4 SDRAM FPGA Fabric Memory

  • One FPGA fabric 4GB bank of DDR4 SDRAM x 72 bits
  • Transfer Rate: 2400 MT/s

DDR4 SDRAM MPSoC Memory

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  • One MPSoC 4GB bank of DDR4 SDRAM x 72 bits
  • Transfer Rate: 2400 MT/s

Application Development

  • Vivado Design Suite HLx Editions: HDL & C/C++ w/HLS
  • OpenPOWER CAPI support, contact Nallatech for details

Two QSFP28 Network Ports (Front Panel)

  • Two 4-25Gbps-lane QSFP28 cages accessible from front panel
  • Flexible low jitter clocking supporting multiple network & telecoms standards – 100/40/10 GbE, CPRI, Fiber Channel, etc.
  • Each QSFP28 independently clocked, user programmable
  • Network recovered with jitter attenuation (option)

Four OCuLink High-Speed Serial Interfaces (Back Panel)

  • Two 8-25Gbps-lane OCuLink connectors from back panel
  • Two 8-16Gbps-lane OCuLink connectors from back panel
  • Flexible configuration: NVMe, PCIe, 100/40/10 GbE, OpenCAPI

Datacenter Deployment, Health Monitoring & Reporting

  • On-board power, voltage & temperature monitoring
  • Field flash update via software
  • SMBus controlled anti-bricking, fallback & multiboot
  • SMBus access to unique board data and temperature sensor

Board Control (Available on Full-Height Front Panel)

  • RJ45 1GbE access to the ARM processor
  • USB connector for UART to ARM processor

Electrical

  • On-card power derived from PCIe slot supplies
  • Power dissipation is application dependent
  • Typical FPGA power consumption ~25-50W
  • Card designed to deliver up to 75W power consumption

Quality

  • Manufactured to ISO9001:2008 IPC JSTD-001 -Class III
  • RoHS compliant

Environmental

  • Cooling: Air convection
  • Active & passive heatsink options
  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 35°C

Deliverables

  • 250-SoC FPGA card
  • Built-In-Self-Test (BIST)
  • 1-year access to online support lounge
  • 1-year hardware warranty

Customization

Technical specifications (e.g. FPGA type, size, exter- nal memory capacity etc.) can be modified to meet the exact needs of commercial customer applications as off-the-shelf product available to the general market.