Product Overview for the Dell 7YDNG SSD
Data storage solutions have witnessed remarkable advancements, and Solid State Drives (SSDs) have become a cornerstone of modern computing. Among these, the 7YDNG 3.84TB Self-Encrypting SED FIPS CM6-R Series Read-Intensive PCIe 4.0 NVMe 2.5-Inch U.2 15mm Z-Height 96-Layer BiCS Flash 3D TLC Solid State Drive designed for Poweredge Servers stands as a high-capacity, high-security, and high-performance storage option. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the key features, benefits, technical specifications, and potential applications of the 7YDNG SSD, offering insights into its suitability for a variety of use cases.
Understanding the NVMe 7YDNG SSD
Before delving into the specifics, let's decode the name of this SSD to gain a better grasp of its capabilities:
- 7YDNG: This alphanumeric code serves as the product identifier, facilitating easy ordering and identification.
- 3.84TB: This figure signifies the substantial storage capacity of the SSD, providing a capacious 3.84 terabytes of storage space.
- Self-Encrypting SED: The "Self-Encrypting SED" feature indicates that the SSD is equipped with built-in hardware encryption, ensuring data security and confidentiality.
- FIPS CM6-R Series: The inclusion of the FIPS CM6-R Series suggests that this SSD complies with stringent Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) cryptographic security standards, making it suitable for government and highly regulated environments.
- Read-Intensive: The "Read-Intensive" classification implies that the SSD is optimized for workloads that involve frequent data reading, making it well-suited for applications where read performance is crucial.
- PCIe 4.0: The PCIe 4.0 designation refers to the interface of the SSD. PCIe 4.0 represents the fourth generation of the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express interface, offering increased data transfer speeds.
- NVMe: "NVMe" stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express, which is an advanced protocol designed for high-speed storage devices like SSDs. NVMe drives are known for their exceptional speed and low latency.
- 2.5-Inch U.2: This refers to the form factor of the SSD, specifying that it is designed to fit into a 2.5-inch drive bay. The U.2 interface is commonly used in enterprise environments, providing a reliable and hot-swappable connection.
- 15mm Z-Height: The "15mm Z-Height" dimension indicates the drive's height, which is 15mm. The height is essential to ensure compatibility with specific drive bays in servers.
- 96-Layer BiCS Flash 3D TLC: The "96-Layer BiCS Flash" suggests that the drive uses 96-layer BiCS (Bit-Cost Scalable) Flash memory, which is known for its enhanced performance and reliability. "3D TLC" denotes the type of NAND flash memory used in the drive, with TLC standing for Triple-Level Cell.
- Solid State Drive: This indicates that the storage medium is a Solid State Drive, which is renowned for its speed, reliability, and durability.
- For Poweredge Server: The SSD is explicitly designed to be compatible with Poweredge Servers, offering seamless integration with Dell's server hardware.
Key Features and Benefits
The 7YDNG SSD comes with an array of key features and benefits, making it an ideal choice for enterprise-level storage:
High Storage Capacity
The most prominent feature of the 7YDNG SSD is its ample storage capacity of 3.84TB. This capacious storage space is invaluable for organizations dealing with extensive datasets and applications that require substantial storage resources.
Built-in Hardware Encryption
The inclusion of Self-Encrypting (SED) technology ensures that data stored on the SSD is encrypted at the hardware level, adding an extra layer of security. This feature is essential for organizations that prioritize data confidentiality and security.
FIPS CM6-R Compliance
The FIPS CM6-R Series designation indicates that this SSD complies with rigorous Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) cryptographic security standards. This makes it suitable for government, healthcare, and highly regulated industries where data security is paramount.
The "Read-Intensive" classification means that the SSD is optimized for workloads that involve frequent data reading. This is particularly beneficial for applications where rapid access to data is critical, such as content delivery and data analysis.
PCIe 4.0 Interface
The PCIe 4.0 interface represents the latest generation of the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express interface. It provides significantly improved data transfer speeds, reducing latency and enhancing overall system performance.
The NVMe protocol is designed for high-speed storage devices like SSDs. NVMe drives offer exceptional speed and low latency, ensuring rapid data access and superior application performance.
96-Layer BiCS Flash
The use of 96-layer BiCS Flash memory in the SSD enhances its performance and reliability. This type of memory stacking results in increased storage density and longevity, making it suitable for continuous operation in demanding server environments.
U.2 Interface with Hot-Swapping
The U.2 interface is known for its hot-swappable capability, allowing drives to be replaced or removed without shutting down the server. This feature minimizes downtime and contributes to overall system reliability.
The 7YDNG SSD is engineered to meet the rigorous demands of enterprise environments. It offers exceptional reliability, robust performance, and resistance to mechanical failures, ensuring data integrity and system uptime.
Compatibility with Poweredge Servers
As the SSD is explicitly designed for Poweredge Servers, it seamlessly integrates with Dell's server hardware. This compatibility ensures a smooth installation process and optimal performance within the Poweredge server ecosystem.
General Information about this Dell 7YDNG
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 7YDNG
- Device Type: Solid State Drive (SSD)
Technical Information for the 3.84TB Solid State Drive
- Capacity : 3.84TB
- Encryption : Sed Fips
- Interface : Pcie 4.0, Nvme 1.4
- Lnterface Speed: 64 Gt/s (gen4 1x4, 2x2)
- Flash Memory Type : Bics Flash™ Tlc
- Form Factor : 2.5-inch, 15 Mm Z-height
- Random Read : 1,400 K Iops
- Random Write : 170 K Iops
- Sequential Read : 6,900 Mb/s
- Sequential Write : 4,200 Mb/s
- Dwpd : < 1
- Mttf : 2,500,000 Hours
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