Product Overview of Dell 8XX1K
The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card is a hardware device that enables Fibre Channel connectivity for computer systems. Fibre Channel is a high-speed communication protocol used primarily for storage area networks (SANs), allowing for fast and reliable data transfer between servers and storage devices.
The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card is a high-performance device that allows for dual-channel communication over Fibre Channel connections, providing users with a fast and efficient way to transfer large amounts of data between servers and storage devices.
In this article, we will take an in-depth look at the Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card, including its features, benefits, and how it can improve the performance of your computer system.
Features of Fibre Channel Bracket Card
The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card comes with several features that make it a reliable and efficient device for Fibre Channel connectivity. Some of its key features include:
- Dual-channel communication: The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card enables dual-channel communication over Fibre Channel connections, allowing for faster data transfer rates and improved performance.
- High-speed data transfer: With a data transfer rate of up to 8Gbps, the Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card provides users with fast and reliable data transfer capabilities.
- Plug-and-play installation: The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card is easy to install, with a plug-and-play design that allows for quick and hassle-free installation.
- Compact design: The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card has a compact design that makes it easy to install in tight spaces or small form factor systems.
- Universal compatibility: The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and storage devices, making it a versatile device for Fibre Channel connectivity.
Benefits of PCI-E Fibre Bracket Card
The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card offers several benefits for users who require Fibre Channel connectivity for their computer systems. Some of the key benefits of this device include:
- Improved performance: The dual-channel communication and high-speed data transfer capabilities of the Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card can significantly improve the performance of computer systems that require fast and reliable data transfer.
- Reduced latency: Fibre Channel connectivity provides users with low latency, reducing the time it takes for data to transfer between servers and storage devices.
- Scalability: The Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card is a scalable solution that can be used to connect multiple servers and storage devices, providing users with a flexible and expandable solution for their Fibre Channel connectivity needs.
- Increased productivity: With faster data transfer rates and improved performance, the Dell Lightpulse 8GB Dual Channel PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA with Bracket Card can increase productivity and reduce downtime for users who require Fibre Channel connectivity for their computer systems.
General Information about the Dell 8XX1K
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 8XX1K
- Product Type: Controller
- Product Name: Fibre Channel
- 8gb/s, 4gb/s Or 2gb/s Fc Link Speeds Automatically Detected
- Integrated Data Buffer And Code Space Memory
- Data Rates : 2.125, 4.25 And 8.5gb/s (auto-detected)
- Optics: Short Wave Lasers With Lc Type Connector
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What is A Fiber Channel?
A fiber channel (FC) is a computer networking protocol used for transferring data between one or several computer systems at extremely high speeds. The successive technology generations of fiber channels run at data rates ranging from 1-128 (gigabit per second rates).
Fiber channels were initially developed for supercomputers. However, in recent times, they are commonly used in storage networking server environments, serving as a substitute to various serial storage technologies and small computer system interfaces (SCSI), aka "Scuzzy."
Fiber Channels are the integral components for data transmission among data centers, computer servers, switches, and storage at up to 128 Gbps.
History of Fiber Channel
Fiber channel began in 1988 to consolidate the advantages of multiple physical layer applications, including HIPPI, ESCON, and Scuzzy (SCSI). It is regulated in the T11 Technical Committee of the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards). The fiber channel effectively overcame the challenges of sustaining signal timing coherence across all the data-signal cables (50 for HIPPI and 8, 16, and 32 for scuzzy). Consequently, a receiver can conclude when all the electrical signal values are stable and sound for synchronous reception sampling.
The advantages of Fiber Channel
Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) have enjoyed increased popularity over the years. Fiber channel, on the other hand, has played a vital role in this development. While SAN employs fiber channel as the transmission protocol for storage provisioning, a NAS usually uses TCP/IP as the transmission protocol, NFS, or other file sharing applications for storage provisioning. Below are some of the advantages of the fiber channel.
Native fiber drives bring about high-level reliability and data integrity. They are dual-ported as a standard feature. Arguably the critical advantage that fiber channel SANs once held and still holds is the speed. It remains as one aspect that differentiates the fiber channel SANs from those of the Ethernet.
Fiber channel remains the ideal solution for IT professionals seeking high-performance, cost-effective information storage and reliability at high speeds. Given that fiber channel is a lossless protocol, it is often rated higher than the Ethernet network. Sent frames must be received in order and not dropped by the switch. This feature, however, is sometimes absent with Ethernet.
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