The HPE Smart Array P408I-A SR is a high-performance modular SAS RAID controller designed for use with HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. It is equipped with 12 Gbps SAS technology, which allows for fast data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps.
One of the key features of the P408I-A SR controller is its support for PCI-E 3.0 x8 interface which provides maximum performance and bandwidth for high-speed data transfer. This interface is designed to work seamlessly with the latest server hardware, ensuring that the controller is able to take full advantage of the server's capabilities.
The P408I-A SR controller also supports RAID levels 0, 1, 10, and 5, as well as ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring) which provides added data protection by mirroring data across multiple disks. Additionally, the controller includes support for Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) which provides an added layer of data protection by caching data in case of power failure.
The controller can be easily installed and managed using the HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) software. This software provides a user-friendly interface for configuring and managing RAID arrays, and also includes diagnostic and troubleshooting tools.
The P408I-A SR controller is also designed to be modular, which allows you to add and remove it from the server without having to shut down the server or remove other components. This makes it easy to upgrade or service the controller without disrupting the operation of the server.
The HPE Smart Array P408I-A SR is an ideal solution for businesses and organizations looking to improve the performance and data protection capabilities of their HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. It supports 12 Gbps SAS technology, PCI-E 3.0 x8 interface, RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5 and ADM, and FBWC, as well as an easy installation and management using HPE Smart Storage Administrator (SSA) software and it is designed to be modular.
The HPE Smart Array P408I-A SR controller is designed to provide scalability for HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. The controller is modular, which allows you to add and remove it from the server without having to shut down the server or remove other components. This makes it easy to upgrade or service the controller without disrupting the operation of the server.
Additionally, the controller supports 12 Gbps SAS technology, which allows for fast data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps. This makes it ideal for use in high-performance computing environments, such as data centers and other enterprise-level applications that require fast data transfer.
The controller also supports RAID levels 0, 1, 10, and 5, as well as ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring) which provides added data protection by mirroring data across multiple disks. This allows you to scale your storage capacity and configure your storage in a way that best meets your needs.
The HPE Smart Array P408I-A SR controller is designed to provide scalability for HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers, it is modular, supports 12 Gbps SAS technology, and RAID levels 0, 1, 10, 5 and ADM. This allows you to easily add or remove the controller from the server, scale your storage capacity and configure your storage in a way that best meets your needs, and to have a fast data transfer rate.
Elevate RAID Performance
The HPE Smart Array P408I-A SR controller is designed to elevate RAID performance for HPE ProLiant Gen10 servers. It supports multiple RAID levels including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5, and ADM (Advanced Data Mirroring) which provide different levels of data protection and performance.
RAID 0: RAID 0 is a type of RAID that uses data striping to improve performance. In RAID 0, data is split into small blocks and written across multiple disks simultaneously. This improves the overall read and write performance of the storage system by spreading the load across multiple disks.
RAID 10: RAID 10 is a combination of RAID 1 and RAID 0. It uses data striping and data mirroring to provide both data protection and performance benefits. In RAID 10, data is split into small blocks and written across multiple disks simultaneously, creating an exact copy of the data on each disk. This provides both data protection and performance benefits.
RAID 5: RAID 5 is a type of RAID that uses data striping with distributed parity to provide data protection. In RAID 5, data is split into small blocks and written across multiple disks simultaneously, with one disk used to store parity information. This provides data protection, and also allows for the reconstruction of data in case of a disk failure.
General Information about this HPE 869081-B21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# 869081-B21
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : Smart Array
Technical Information of PCI-E Controller Adapter
- Storage Interface: SAS-SATA
- 12GBPS Sas Per Lane
- 6GBPS Sata Per Lane
- PCI-E 3.0 X8 Lane Width
- Form Factor: Type-a Modular Controller
- Ports Internal: 8 Sas Lanes Across 2 X4 Mini-sas Ports
- Cache: 2 Gb Flash-backed Write Cache
- Servers Supported:HPE Proliant Dl360 Gen10.HPE Proliant Dl560 Gen10
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SAS controllers facilitate the use of SATA drives to increase the storage capacity with extreme ease. You can get the best SAS SATA controllers here on allhdd.com. Our SAS SATA controllers are some of the best you can find around at the best prices.
SATA is the acronym for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment while the SCSI, nicknamed Scuzzy, is short for Serial Attached Small Computer System Interface.
SATA and SAS connectors help link up your computer components, including media and hard drives to the system's motherboard. SATA drives are more affordable and used for personal computing while fast and reliable SAS drives are the best fit for servers.
On the other hand, SAS controllers work flawlessly on SATA hard drives because both share identical infrastructure and possess related characteristics.
If you'd prefer speed over space, then a SAS-based hard drive is your best bet. However, SATA drives on the other hand, while lagging in terms of speed have a much larger storage capacity.
Data Transfer Speed
Throughput is the volume of data that a drive can move, process, or read and write in a specific amount of time. The drive's throughput is usually tested to measure its speed.
The Input/output operations per second (IOPS) may also be measured. However, the IOPS and throughput outcomes usually imply the same things about the drive.
While the SAS drives boast higher throughput than SATA drives; there are fewer general delays. But there is some overlap between the more high-speed SATA drives and slower SAS drives. On allhdd.com, you can shop some of the best SAS SATA controllers from well-known brands across the world.
While a handful of factors affect the drive's performance, the major factor affecting throughput is the revolution per minute (rpm). Consequently, the higher the rpm, the higher the drive's throughput.
The speed variation is most notable when dealing with large files. A SAS drive boasting 15000 rpm will most likely read and write a 1TB file faster than a SATA drive with 7200 rpm.
Most SATA-based drives' usual speed ranges from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm, and most SAS-based drives run between 7200 rpm and 15000 rpm.
SAS-SATA Controllers on Allhdd.com
While you can count on both quality and affordability, we also bring you a wide range of SAS SATA controllers to cater to your storage needs. SAS and SATA's notable difference is that SAS is developed to endure 24/7 performance in firms, including data centers. Choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers including 24 Port, PERC H830, Expander Card, PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC 5, Host Bus Adapter, Equallogic, PERC H710, 4 Port, 1-Port, 8 Port, PERC H700, PERC H800, Smart Array, Serveraid, PERC H740, Raid Controller, PCI-E, 12 Port, Controller Card, and16 Port.
You can use a SATA drive for servers just as you would use a SAS drive. However, the SATA drive would deliver a slower performance and a higher probability of failing or hinting at a failure. This laxity could prove expensive to firms that depend on such drives.
A SAS drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) that ranges from (1.2-1.6 million) hours of use at 113°F (45°C), while that of a SATA drive is about (700,000-1.2 million) hours of use at 77°F (25°C).
SATA disk drives offer many benefits, including the fact that they boast an unbeatable combination of low cost, high capacity, and performance. Taking advantage of this with SAS SATA controllers could bring a significant return on investment. You can count on a 24/7 customer care center for all issues regarding sales and delivery. Allhdd.com delivers all items free of charge within the 48 U. S. states. Please choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers today for optimum performance.
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