EonStor GSi 5000

EonStor GSi 5000 series is a high performance solution for training DL/ML models

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High performance solution for training DL/ML models

EonStor GSi 5000 series is a high performance solution for training DL/ML models. It supports multiple GPUs with build-in GUI based Docker and provides integrated cloud gateway to optimize storage and compute resources between edge and cloud for various AI applications.


GSi 5016

Form Factor

3U 16-bay


Single controller

PCI-E Slot for GPU

2 x PCI-E 3.0 x 16 slots

Rear I/O Ports

2 x 10GbE Port (SFP+)
4 x 1GbE ports (RJ-45)
2x USB 2.0
2x USB 3.0
1x 12Gb/s SAS expansion port

Cache Memory

Default DDR4 64GB, up to 128GB, 256GB, 512GB or 1024GB

Maximum Number of Drives

Per system: 16
Via expansion enclosure: 436

Drive Connectivity

12Gb/s SAS

Drive Advanced Features

S.M.A.R.T. support/ Automatic bad-sector reassignment/ Dedicated bandwidth to each connected drive

Supported Drives

2.5″ SAS SSDs
2.5″ SATA SSDs
2.5″ 10,000RPM SAS drives
3.5″ 7,200 RPM Nearline SAS drives
3.5″ 7,200 RPM SATA drives

For the latest compatibility details, please refer to GSi Compatibility Matrix

Protocol Support

File Level Protocol

Block Level Protocol

Object Protocol

EonCloud Gateway

Support the integration with following cloud providers :
Amazon S3 Microsoft Azure Alibaba Cloud OpenStack

RAID Functionality

Global, dedicated or enclosure hot-spare
RAID levels supported : RAID 0, 1 (0+1), 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, 60
Online expansion by:
Adding new drives
Copying and replacing drives with drives of larger capacity
Configurable stripe size and write policy per system
Intelligent drive handling
In degraded mode: skips irreparable blocks to continue rebuild
In normal operation: data-block verification and repair

Data Protection and Data Service

Default software features include:

SED (Self-encrypting drives)
Snapshot: 64 per volume/ 128 per system
Block-level local replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 4; Replication pairs per system: 16
File-level remote replication (Rsync)

Optional software features require additional license:

SSD cache
Automated tiering (2/ 4 tiers)
Advanced snapshot: 256 per volume/ 4096 per system
Advanced block-level local replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 8 ; Relication pairs per system: 256
Advanced block-level remote replication: Replication pairs per source volume: 8 ; Relication pairs per system: 64

Green Design

80 PLUS-certified power supplies delivering more than 80% energy efficiency
Intelligent multi-level drive spin-down


Various event notification methods including email and SNMP trap.


Web-based EonOne management software
Automated cache flush and caching mode operation per enclosure status
Module status LED indicators: component presence detection & thermal sensors via I2C bus
Storage Resource Management to analyze history records of resource usage
Automate repeatable management tasks by flexible workflow

Network Configuration

IPv6 support
Fixed or dynamic IP address
Dual Gigabit Ethernet with Jumbo Frame
Port trunking/ NIC teaming/ Link aggregation (IEEE 802.3ad)
DHCP client
MPIO, MC/S support

Access Right Management

User account management
Group management
Folder management
– Folder and subfolder access control
Folder quota
Comprehensive access control action items
– All Controls, Read, Read and Run, Write, Modify, List
Support Windows Active Directory Authentication
– Domain Users Login via CIFS/ SMB, AFP, FTP, and file explorer
LDAP on Linux

OS Support

Windows Server 2008/ 2008 R2/ 2012/ 2012 R2/ 2016 (including Hyper-V), RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Sun Solaris, Mac OS X, HP-UX, IBM AIX, VMware, Citrix XenServer

NFS protocol running on VMWare environment is currently not supported
For the latest OS support details, please refer to GSi Compatibility Matrix

Service and Support

Standard service

3-year limited hardware/software warranty and 8×5 phone, web, and email support

​Upgrade/Extension service (optional and service may vary by region)

replacement part dispatch on the next business day (up to 5 years)


Power supplies: Redundant/hot-swappable 1200W x 2
AC voltage: 100-127VAC/12.47A, 200-240VAC/7.08A with PFC (auto-switching)
Frequency: 47-63Hz


Operating: 5 to 35°C
Non-operating: -40 to 60°
Altitude: Sea level to 3048m(10000ft) operating / sea level to 12,192m (40,000ft) non-operating
Relative humidity: 5 to 95% non-condensing, operating and non-operating


Safety: UL, BSMI, CB
Electromagnetic Compatibility: CE, BSMI, FCC


449mm (W) x 130mm (H) x 650mm (D)

(Without chassis ears / protrusions)


22kg/ 48.50lbs (without HDDs)

Package Dimensions

590mm (W) x 410mm (H) x 880mm (D)

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