Introduction for SAS Solid State Drive
The Dell 400-BFCL is a solid state drive (SSD) with a storage capacity of 15.36TB. It uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which is a high-speed data transfer technology commonly used in enterprise storage systems. The drive has a 12Gbps data transfer rate, which allows for fast transfer of large amounts of data. The type of flash memory used in this drive is TLC (Triple-Level Cell), which is known for its lower cost per gigabyte compared to other types of flash memory. This drive is designed for read-intensive applications, which means it is optimized for frequent and fast data retrieval, making it a good choice for use in data centers and other demanding storage environments.
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) is a data storage interface that uses serial communication to transfer data between computers and storage devices such as hard drives and solid-state drives (SSDs). It is an evolution of the traditional parallel SCSI interface and is designed to provide faster data transfer speeds, higher reliability, and improved scalability.
SAS uses a point-to-point communication protocol, which allows for direct communication between the computer and the storage device. This eliminates the need for multiple devices to share a single bus, which can reduce data bottlenecks and improve overall performance. SAS also supports multiple devices on a single channel, allowing for easy expansion and greater scalability.
The 12GBps read intensive TLC solid state drive mentioned in the description supports the latest SAS interface, which is capable of delivering faster data transfer speeds compared to previous versions. This makes it ideal for high-performance applications where fast data access and high reliability are required, such as data centers, servers, and high-end workstations.
Compatibility and Integration
The Dell 400-BFCL 15.36TB SAS 12GBPS Read Intensive TLC Solid State Drive is compatible with Dell systems that have a SAS interface and support 12GBPS SAS. It can be integrated into Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell PowerVault storage systems for increased storage capacity and improved performance. This drive is ideal for read-intensive applications such as online transaction processing, big data analytics, and database management. It is not recommended for write-intensive applications due to its TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash technology, which has lower endurance compared to MLC (multi-level cell) or SLC (single-level cell) NAND flash.
Product Information about this Dell 400-BFCL
- Part Number or SKU# 400-BFCL
- 15.36TB Storage Drive
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Type: Solid State Drive
Key Feature of 15.36TB Solid State Drive
- Capacity: 15.36TB
- Form Factor: SFF
- Interface Type: SAS-12GBPS
- Device Type: Hot Plug Solid State Drive
Dimensions & Weight for SAS-12GBPS SSD
- Height: 0.63 inch
- Width: 3.10 inch
- Depth: 5.45 inch
- Weight: 1.50 lbs
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About Refurbished Products
Users who prefer faster transfer rates and improved system response would find SAS 12GBPS SSDs handy. These drives are suitable for use in enterprise servers and storage arrays. They can process large workloads that require high input/output and low latency. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are one of the most improved storage devices for server virtualization, high-end computing, and data analytics.
These drives support dual-port operation with features that improve reliability. These features include advanced error correction, high signal quality, data integrity technology, and several others. They use higher signal voltages with end-to-end integrity, offering better data speed than SATA drives, and supporting multiple data paths.
Ultra-Fast & Consistent Performance
As SSDs continue to expand in the memory market, the SAS solid-state drives seek to leverage the 12GBPs architecture to offer high-level performance. The design of these drives allows them to carry out several operations effectively. Server virtualization, tiering, high-performance computing, and data analytics have never been faster.
These drives have steady performance specs to allow them to carry out sequential activities. Users will find SAS SSDs with form factors within the range of 1.8" and 3.5", making them a compact option. The SAS 12GBPS comes with a multi-path connection which provides room for fail-over redundancy. With this, users can be sure that there will be no single point of failure.
Furthermore, they feature advanced SAS error-control that ensures high-level error correction and data protection. There is also an error-recovery technology combination that helps to protect user data and prevent data loss.
Built for Data-Intensive & Energy Saving Applications
The virtual storage systems and servers in today's world demand a high level of data use. Bulky data requirements are needed for hybrid cloud environments and database systems. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are built to handle these data-intensive operations. Users will find SAS SSDs that offer capacities up to 30.72TB.
There are other lesser and more affordable capacity offerings available today. These provide data centers, analysts, and computing enthusiasts with more data storage options. Users will not need to buy several drives, thereby saving costs and rack spaces.
Also, these SAS 12GBPS SSDs come in various endurance ratings, depending on the operations they are used for. They also have different settings, which range from ultra-low to high. The ultra-low-power mode, for instance, helps users to maximize energy-saving while offering improved performance.
Features of SAS 12GBPS
- Ultra-fast performance for demanding enterprise operations
- Endurance build to match a variety of workloads
- Reduce data access wait times when used for complex workloads
- Offer the highest level of reliability and scalability
- Safeguard data against undetectable power losses and unexpected data corruption
- First-in-class storage density
- Ensure data integrity with topnotch error detection and correction technology
- Ensure data constant data availability for crucial systems.
- High-level enterprise operations with data-intensive workloads
- External enterprise solutions for servers
- Hyperscale operations
- Cloud data centers for bulk storage
- Centralized surveillance systems
- Backup and restore enterprise virtual tape
- High-capacity RAID storage
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