Each VxBlock System 1000 contains at least two Cisco UCS third or fourth-generation FIs to form a high availability cluster.
Each FI pair provides the following features for the VxBlock 1000:
Cisco UCS third-generation components
The Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects are 40 port, 16 Gbps FC unified ports, and 24 40 GbE and FCoE capable switches.
The Cisco UCS 6332-16UP Fabric Interconnects connect to a pair of:
The following table lists the maximum number of Cisco UCS compute domains that Cisco Nexus switches can support:
Maximum Cisco UCS compute domains
Cisco Nexus 93180YC-FX
Cisco Nexus 93180LC-EX
Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2
Cisco UCS fourth-generation components
The Cisco UCS 6454 Fabric Interconnects are 54 port, 16 Gbps or 32 Gbps FC, 10/25 GbE, and 6 QSFP 100 GbE capable switches. The Cisco UCS 6454 Fabric Interconnects connect to a pair of 100 Gbps capable Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 Switches. The Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 Switches support up to seven Cisco UCS compute domains.