Overview of 12GBPS Hard Drive
The Dell 400-BMSX SAS hard drive is a high-performance storage solution designed for use in enterprise-level servers and storage systems. With a capacity of 2.4TB and a data transfer rate of 12Gbps, this hard drive is capable of handling large amounts of data and heavy workloads.
The drive also features a 10k RPM spindle speed, which provides faster access to stored data and improves overall system performance.This hard drive is also designed for high availability and is built to withstand the demands of a 24/7 operating environment.
The Dell 400-BMSX SAS hard drive is designed for hot-plugging, which means it can be easily added or removed from a system without having to power down the server. This feature makes it ideal for use in environments where uptime is critical and minimizes the risk of data loss.
Compatibility and Usage Scenarios
The Dell 400-BMSX SAS Hard Drive is compatible with Dell PowerEdge servers and storage arrays that support 12Gbps SAS hard drives. This includes a wide range of Dell servers and storage systems, including the Dell PowerEdge R640, R740, R740xd, R940, T640, T440, T340, and more. It is also compatible with Dell's PowerVault storage systems and other Dell storage solutions.
This hard drive is ideal for a variety of usage scenarios, such as:
- Data storage: With a large 2.4TB capacity, the Dell 400-BMSX SAS Hard Drive is well-suited for large-scale data storage and backups.
- Enterprise-level applications: The high-performance, high-availability features of this hard drive make it suitable for use in demanding enterprise-level applications such as databases, virtualization, and business critical workloads.
- Cloud computing: This hard drive is suitable for use in cloud-based storage solutions, providing fast data transfer speeds and quick access to stored information.
- High-performance computing: The high-performance characteristics of the Dell 400-BMSX SAS Hard Drive make it suitable for use in high-performance computing (HPC) environments, where fast data transfer speeds and low latency are required.
- Video Surveillance : The high-performance SAS interface and large storage capacity of this drive makes it ideal for use in video surveillance systems, where high-definition video footage is stored.
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Maintenance for the Dell 400-BMSX SAS Hard Drive is relatively straightforward and typically involves regular monitoring of the hard drive's performance and health status. This can be done using software tools such as Dell's OpenManage Server Administrator or through the server's BIOS/UEFI. If a problem is detected, the hard drive can be replaced with a spare or a new one, using the hot-swap feature of the hard drive.
When troubleshooting issues with the Dell 400-BMSX SAS Hard Drive, it's important to first check the server's event logs and system logs for any error messages related to the hard drive. Additionally, diagnostic tools such as Dell's built-in hardware diagnostic software, can be used to check the health of the hard drive and identify any underlying problems. If a problem is identified, the hard drive should be replaced, or it should be sent to Dell for repair or replacement.
It's also recommended to check for any firmware updates for the hard drive and for the server's BIOS/UEFI, as these updates can often address known issues and improve the hard drive's performance and reliability.
It's always a good idea to have a backup or a redundancy plan in place, in case of data loss or hard drive failure. Regularly backing up important data to a separate storage device or cloud storage will help to ensure that data can be easily restored in the event of a problem.
General Information about this Dell 400-BMSX HDD
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 400-BMSX
- Interface: SAS 12GBPS
Technical Information of Dell 2.4TB Hard Drive
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
- Storage Capacity: 2.4TB
- Spindle Speed: 10000 RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1200MBPS
- Features: Advanced Format 512e
Dimension and Weight for this Dell 2.4 Inch Hard Disk
- Width: 2.8 Inch
- Depth: 3.9 Inch
- Height: 0.6 Inch
- Weight: 0.50 lbs
Expansion & Connectivity fo Dell SAS 12GBPS Hard Dsik Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SAS 12GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-swap 2.5 Inch
- Poweredge R640
- Poweredge R740
- Poweredge R940
- Poweredge R740xd
- Poweredge C6420
- Poweredge R440
- Poweredge R6415
- Poweredge R7415
- Poweredge R7425
- Poweredge R840
- Poweredge R940xa
- Powervault Nx3240
- Poweredge R340
Contact us or ask for live chat/help if you have any questions about the compatibility of this item to ensure the model's matching features with your current system.
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 utmost attention in the market as a result of its 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 drives 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 a cost-effective choice for users.
The 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 in 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, allowing 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 rigors 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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