The Dell 4CVJV 18TB SATA 7.2k RPM 6 GBPS Hot Plug Hard Drive is a high-capacity storage device designed for use in enterprise-level servers and storage arrays. The drive has a storage capacity of 18TB, which allows for the storage of large amounts of data.
The drive utilizes the SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) interface, which provides a data transfer rate of 6 Gbps. This interface is commonly used in consumer and enterprise storage systems, and is designed for cost-effective data transfer and storage.
The drive operates at a rotational speed of 7.2k RPM, which provides fast data access and transfer rates. This makes it suitable for use in high-performance computing and data-intensive applications.
One of the key features of the drive is its hot-plugging capability, which allows for easy replacement of the drive without shutting down the system. This means that if the drive fails, it can be replaced without disrupting the operation of the system.
It is important to note that the reliability of a hard drive can be affected by a number of factors including environmental conditions, usage patterns, and how well it is maintained. To ensure maximum reliability, it is important to use the drive in a controlled environment, follow recommended usage patterns, and properly maintain the drive.
High Performance & RAID Facilities
The Dell 18TB SATA 7.2k RPM 6 Gbps Hot-Plug Hard Drive is a high-capacity hard drive that is designed for use in servers and other high-performance computing environments. It has a storage capacity of 18 terabytes and runs at a rotation speed of 7200 RPM. It uses the SATA 6Gbps interface for data transfer and supports hot-plugging, which means that the drive can be replaced or added to a system while it is still running.
RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a technology that can provide data redundancy and performance benefits by using multiple hard drives in a single array. When multiple hard drives are used in a RAID configuration, data is distributed across the drives, and in the event of a drive failure, the data can be rebuilt from the remaining drives.
However, even with RAID facilities, hard drives are mechanical devices and can still fail, so regular backups are recommended to ensure data safety. Additionally, even if RAID is used, it's important to keep an eye on the RAID status and replace failed drives as soon as possible.
SATA drives are generally considered to be less reliable than SAS drives due to the nature of the interface, but this drive is expected to be reliable with proper use and maintenance.
It is always recommended to check with Dell support to confirm the compatibility, reliability and best practices for the drive with your specific use case.
Backup & Restore Facilities
The Dell 18TB SATA 7.2K RPM 6GBPS Hot Plug Hard Drive can be used for backup and restore operations in a Dell server or storage array that supports 6Gbps SATA hard drives. The drive can be configured as a backup destination for data, and the data can be easily restored in case of data loss or corruption. However, it is important to note that SATA drives are typically slower than SAS drives and are less suited for high-performance environments.
It is recommended to use backup software such as Dell EMC Data Protection Suite, Dell EMC NetWorker, Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) DP4400, Dell EMC IDPA DP4800, Dell EMC IDPA DP6600, Dell EMC IDPA DP8800, Dell EMC IDPA DP9000, Dell EMC Data Domain, Dell EMC Avamar, Dell EMC Data Protection Software, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Microsoft, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Oracle, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for SAP, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for VMWare, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for OpenStack, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Nutanix, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Commvault, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for IBM Spectrum Protect, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Rubrik, Dell EMC Data Protection Software for Actifio to perform backup and restore operations.
It is also important to note that RAID does not replace the need for proper backup and recovery procedures. RAID can improve data reliability but it is not a substitute for proper data backup and recovery.
This is advisable to consult your server or storage array's technical documentation or contact Dell's technical support team for further assistance with backup and restore operations.
General Information about this Dell 4CVJV HDD
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 4CVJV
- Capacity: 18 TB
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
Technical Information of Dell 18TB Hard Drive
- Rotational Speed: 7200 Rpm
- Interface Type: SATA 6GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5inch
- Drive Transfer Rate: 600 Mbps (external)
- Buffer: 512 MB
Dimension and Weight for this Dell 3.5 Inch Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
Expansion & Connectivity of Dell SATA 6GBPS Hard Disk Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SATA 6GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-plug 3.5 Inch
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When it comes to storing files and processing information, it is difficult to shove the impressive SATA hard drives aside. Although many people tend to regard hard disk drives as old technology, the new highly performing variants have raised the bar. One of the most impressive variants is hard drives with the SATA interface and transfer speed of up to 6Gbps.
These are among the best drives to buy presently. They come with flash-speed disks that load several times faster than traditional hard drives. Another added advantage is that they come in either 2.5-inch sizes or 3.5-inch sizes. Users can find SATA 6Gbps hard drives that will nicely fit their case or enclosure.
SATA 6Gbps hard drives are designed to offer maximum performance. They connect to servers, PCs, or desktop computers via SATA 6Gbps cables. Despite their compact 2.5" to 3.5" sizes, they feature a dynamic cache of up to 64MB. Having these types of storage devices in hand will improve work efficiency and productivity.
Improved Storage Capacity and Performance
There are SATA 6Gbps hard drives that can give users a blend of HDD and SSD functionality. A device that can give a synergistic effect of both storage units will surely offer a higher level of performance. Users will find drives with traditional storage capacity up to 18TB. Most of these drives also come along with NAND technology for enhanced performance.
The read-write speed is something that will give users optimum satisfaction. With the SATA 6Gbps interface, users can expect read speed up to 400MB/s. Not only that, but some drives also run at up to 10000 rpm. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Drives that use the SATA 6Gbps interface have been built to learn users' most used applications effectively. This engineering allows them to load those applications faster. It also helps with gaming consoles to load the games initially after users have launched the game. There is everything to get excited about when it comes to these drives.
The point of the SATA 6Gbps interface is to enhance the quality of the traditional mechanical hard drives. They are available at different capacity choices and RPM choices.
Reliable Data Recovery
There are possibilities of data accidents such as accidental deletion, formatting, virus attack, unexpected power shutdown, and partition loss. If such losses occur, data recovery software can easily recover the data from SATA 6Gbps hard drives. Data can be easily recovered, undelete, and unformatted from these SATA hard drives
Dynamic CacheThe dynamic cache is one of these drives' most impressive features despite not being so evident to users. It improves the performance of the SATA 6Gbps drives in real-time with optimized cache allocation. This function allocates more cache towards the read and writes functions. That is why users will find that read and write speeds are usually almost equal.
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