Dell Server query.

  • 27 July 2020
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I have a NUTANIX cluster running on the Dell Hardware with 11 Dell XC6320-6 model servers. I have spare Dell XC630-10 server and want to  check can i re purpose that server to the existing Cluster which is running with  Dell XC6320-6  hardware ?


Best answer by Paul Ilavarasu 28 July 2020, 12:13

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@SinghK Are you planning to expand the cluster with spare hardware with XC630-10? if yes Mixed clusters are supported with Nutanix as far as they fall under CPU/Memory guidelines 


Both models are with 2 CPU and 512 GB RAM. Both models are having different CPU model. 


Below are the details.


Dell XC630 
374-BBHD : Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 2.4GHz,2 0M Cache,8.00GT/s QPI,Turbo,HT ,8C/16T (85W) Max Mem 1866MHz


Dell XC6320
338-BJEJ : Intel Xeon E5-2620 v4 2.1GHz,2 0M Cache,8.0GT/s QPI,Turbo,HT, 8C/16T (85W) Max Mem 2133MHz

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You can  mix different processor in same cluster , 

Please refer below pages for more details on Product mixing restrictions

Product mixing restrictions

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Hi Singh,

just to follow up , Did this information help you ? or you are looking for more info?


Yeah, Paul it helps, Thanks

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Happy to hear.Thanks