Dell EMC R740XD as a Dedicated Milestone Server

The R740 XD is a high Density 2U rack server that also supports GPU for increased performance.

Updated on Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Dell EMC PowerEdge R740xd as a Dedicated Milestone Server, Using Nvidia GPU Hardware Acceleration. Comparison across 5 different configurations of this platform, scaling in performance by drive types, and the addition of GPU.
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  • PowerEdge R740
  • GPU

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  • Milestone XProtect
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Dell EMC R740XD as a Dedicated Milestone Server - The R740 XD is a high Density 2U rack server that also supports GPU for increased performance.

The Dell EMC PowerEdge R740XD is an ideal choice to leverage as a dedicated Milestone video management software (VMS) server in the surveillance industry. It is a highly scalable platform, with up to 18 3.5” hard drives, and has full support for NVIDIA GPU hardware acceleration. The tests include various scalable configurations across disk types, populated CPUs, the introduction of GPU, and how it scales. This is is a Reference Architecture, showing the performance comparison across these configurations, which is key to making the right decision on designing the ideal solution, whether it a high capacity disk configuration, or a high performance processing unit.

Key features

  • The 2U platform is expandable up to 216 TB of local storage (18 x 3.5" SATA or SAS 12TB disks), in addition to a Boot optimized storage adapter.
  • Processor—Dual Xeon scalable processors CPU support
  • GPU options—Scalable GPU offerings
  • Power supplies - Redundant power supplies
  • Embedded iDRAC out of band management.
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How to install

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https://www.emc.com/collateral/whitepaper/h17250-dellemc-iplab-iplab-milestone-r740xd-nvidia-gpu.pdf

Has proven compatibility with the following Milestone versions:

  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2018 R2, 06/07 2018

Is also expected to work with:

  • XProtect
    Corporate
    2018 R2, 06/07 2018 and later

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