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The 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive is a type of data storage device used in servers and computer systems. It is designed to provide fast and reliable storage for high-performance applications, including databases, virtualization, and other data-intensive workloads. This article will explain in detail what the 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive is, how it works, and its features.
What is the 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive? The 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive is a high-capacity storage device that uses the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface to connect to a computer system. It has a capacity of 900GB, which means it can store a large amount of data. The hard drive uses a rotational speed of 15,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), which makes it faster than standard hard drives that typically operate at 7,200 RPM.
One of the key features of the 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive is its hot-swappable design. This means that the hard drive can be removed and replaced without shutting down the system, making it easy to upgrade or replace faulty drives without disrupting the system.
The Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS Hot-swap Hard Drive
The 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive works by using magnetic disks to store data. The disks are coated with a magnetic material that can hold a magnetic charge, which represents the data stored on the drive. The hard drive also includes a read/write head that moves across the disk surface to access and modify data as needed.
The SAS interface is used to connect the hard drive to the computer system. It provides a high-speed data transfer rate of up to 12 gigabits per second (Gbps), which allows data to be transferred quickly between the hard drive and the computer system. This is important for applications that require fast access to data, such as databases and virtualization.
Features of the 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive There are several features that make the 400-APXM Dell 900GB SAS 12GBPS 15K RPM 256MB Hot-swap Hard Drive a high-performance storage device. These include:
Capacity: The hard drive has a capacity of 900GB, which allows for a large amount of data to be stored on the device.
Rotational speed: The hard drive has a rotational speed of 15,000 RPM, which makes it faster than standard hard drives that typically operate at 7,200 RPM.
SAS interface: The hard drive uses the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface to connect to a computer system. This provides a high-speed data transfer rate of up to 12 Gbps.
Hot-swappable design: The hard drive is designed to be hot-swappable, which means it can be replaced without shutting down the system.
256MB cache: The hard drive includes a 256MB cache, which provides faster access to frequently used data.
General Information about the Dell 400-APXM
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# 400-APXM
- Type: Hard Drive
- Sub-Type: SAS 12GBPS
- Device Type : Hard Drive With Tray - Hot-swap
- Form Factor : 2.5inch
- Capacity : 900 GB
- Interface Type : SAS 12GBPS
- Drive Transfer Rate : 1200 MBPS (external)
- Spindle Speed : 15K RPM
- Cache : 256 MB Turboboost Enhanced Cache
- Sector Size : 512e
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The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received the utmost attention in the market as a result of their high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drive can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and are a cost-effective choice for users.
Flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned into a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allows them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigours of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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