In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, the EMC 118000520 7.68Terabytes (TB) Solid State Drive (SSD) stands out as a powerful and efficient solution designed specifically for server environments. This comprehensive guide will delve into the key features, specifications, and benefits of this cutting-edge storage device, emphasizing its Compact 2.5inch Small Form Factor (SFF), Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, and impressive 12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) data transfer rate. Whether you're an IT professional seeking the latest in server storage or a tech enthusiast eager to understand the intricacies of modern storage technology, this article aims to provide an in-depth exploration.Understanding EMC 118000520 7.68 Terabytes (TB) Storage Capacity
The heart of the EMC 118000520 SSD lies in its remarkable 7.68 Terabytes (TB) storage capacity. This immense storage capability is essential for handling vast amounts of data in enterprise-level server environments. Whether it's hosting critical applications, managing databases, or supporting virtualized workloads, the 7.68 TB capacity ensures that the EMC 118000520 meets the demanding storage needs of modern businesses.Compact 2.5inch Small Form Factor (SFF)
The compact 2.5-inch Small Form Factor (SFF) design of the EMC 118000520 contributes to its versatility and space efficiency. Servers, particularly in data centers where space is often at a premium, benefit from the smaller physical footprint of this SSD. The 2.5-inch SFF form factor allows for higher storage density, enabling server administrators to maximize the available space within the server chassis without compromising performance.Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Interface
The EMC 118000520 utilizes the Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, a technology known for its reliability, scalability, and high-performance capabilities. SAS is a point-to-point interface that ensures dedicated bandwidth for each connected device, reducing latency and enhancing overall data transfer efficiency. This makes the EMC 118000520 an ideal choice for applications that demand low-latency and high-throughput storage, such as database servers and virtualization platforms.12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Data Transfer Rate
One of the standout features of the EMC 118000520 is its impressive 12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) data transfer rate. This rapid transfer speed is crucial for meeting the demands of data-intensive applications and workloads. Whether it's reading or writing large datasets, the 12 GBPS transfer rate ensures swift and responsive data access, contributing to enhanced overall system performance.Enterprise-grade PerformanceDurability and Reliability
Endurance and Wear Leveling
Enterprise environments often involve continuous read-and-write operations, putting storage devices under considerable stress. The EMC 118000520 addresses this challenge through advanced wear-leveling algorithms. Wear leveling ensures that data is written evenly across the SSD's memory cells, preventing certain cells from wearing out faster than others. This technology extends the overall lifespan of the SSD and maintains consistent performance over time.Error Correction and Data Protection
In mission-critical server environments, data integrity is paramount. The EMC 118000520 incorporates robust error correction mechanisms to identify and correct potential data errors. This ensures that the stored data remains accurate and uncorrupted, minimizing the risk of data loss or corruption in demanding enterprise scenarios.Use Cases
The high-performance characteristics of the EMC 118000520 make it an excellent choice for database servers. In scenarios where rapid data access and retrieval are essential, the 12 GBPS data transfer rate, combined with the reliability of the SAS interface, ensures optimal database performance. The substantial storage capacity of 7.68 TB also accommodates the ever-growing volumes of data generated by modern database applications.
Virtualized environments demand storage solutions that can handle the simultaneous operations of multiple virtual machines. The EMC 118000520, with its compact form factor and high-speed SAS interface, is well-suited for virtualization platforms. Its ability to provide fast and reliable storage access contributes to seamless virtual machine deployment and management.
Cloud Computing Infrastructure
As organizations increasingly embrace cloud computing, the need for scalable and high-performance storage solutions becomes crucial. The EMC 118000520 with its enterprise-grade features, serves as a reliable storage component in cloud computing infrastructure. The combination of the SAS interface and 12 GBPS transfer rate ensures that cloud-based applications can access data swiftly, meeting the expectations of modern, dynamic workloads.Compatibility with SAS-enabled Servers
The Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) interface of the EMC 118000520, establishes compatibility with SAS-enabled servers. This includes a broad spectrum of enterprise-grade servers commonly used in data centers and corporate IT environments. Before installation, it is essential to verify the compatibility of the SSD with the specific server model to ensure optimal performance and functionality.General Information about this EMC 118000520 SSD
- Manufacturer: EMC
- Part Number or SKU# 118000520
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Capacity: 7.68 Tb
- Interface: SAS 12GBPS
- Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
- Drive Writes Per Day (Dwpd): 1(5yrs)
- Internal Data Rate: 2100 Mbps (read) / 1800 Mbps (write)
- Maximum 4kb Random Write: 400k Iops
- Maximum 4kb Random Read: 65k Iops
Finally, the EMC 118000520 7.68 Terabytes (TB) Solid State Drive stands as a formidable solution for enterprise-level server storage. Its compact 2.5-inch Small Form Factor (SFF), Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) interface, and enterprise-grade performance make it a versatile and reliable choice for various deployment scenarios. Whether deployed in database servers, virtualization platforms, or cloud computing infrastructure, the EMC 118000520 excels in delivering high-speed, dependable storage solutions. As technology continues to advance, storage devices like the EMC 118000520 play a crucial role in shaping the efficiency and performance of modern server environments.
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