A Compact, High-Efficiency Storage System Designed for HPC

IceBreaker 2912 JBOD

Featuring up to 12 3.5” SAS/SATA HDD support in a 2U form factor, the Penguin Computing® IceBreaker™ 2912 JBOD delivers a compact storage solution for HPC customers. Unlike traditional storage servers, JBODs do not require their own CPU, motherboard, memory or internal RAID controller and provide users with a great way to expand their storage capacity. With a highly efficient power supply, cooling redundancy, power redundancy, hot-swap drive bays and fans, the IceBreaker 2912 JBOD is designed to meet the challenges of demanding data center applications through a combination of performance, scalability and reliability.

Data Sheet  

Key Features

IceBreaker 2912 JBOD Storage Solution Features

  • 2U 12 3.5” SAS/SATA HDDs
  • SAS 12Gb/s
  • Dual Redundant SBB Canisters
  • Redundant 600W 80Plus Gold PSU (100-240V)
Technical Specs

IceBreaker 2912 JBOD Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U Rackmount
Storage System
Backplane Interface12Gb
External Connection TypeSFF-8644
Number of External Connections4
Hard Drive Bays
3.5"12x Hotswap SAS Drives
Power System
Power Supply Size1+1 600W 80Plus Gold
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails Included
Operating Environment
Temperature15C to 35C (59F to 95F)
Humidity30% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-Operating Environment
Temperature0C to 60C (0F to 140F)
Humidity5% to 80% non-condensing
Height3.49 Inches
Width17.60 inches
Depth20.90 inches
Weight (without drives)Approximately 48 lbs
Weight (with drives)Approximately 72 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

IceBreaker 2912 JBOD Configuration

Base System IceBreaker 2912 JBOD
I/O Modules
2x QSFP+ (SFF-8436) Connectors per Module
External Cable to Host
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with dual C14 inlets, 100-250V
Service (Storage)
Regular Storage: <24 Drives
Keep Your Hardware Support (Storage)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit