Storage Type and Capacity
The Dell 63P4K 7.68TB SAS 12GBPS Read Intensive TLC Hot-Plug SSD is a type of solid state drive (SSD) that uses SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface to connect to the host computer. The drive has a storage capacity of 7.68TB, which means it can store a large amount of data.
The drive uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory technology, which stores three bits of data per memory cell. This type of memory is less expensive than MLC (Multi-Level Cell) and SLC (Single-Level Cell) memory, but it also has a lower endurance and write performance.
The drive is designed for read-intensive workloads, meaning that it is optimized for applications that require frequent reading of data, but not as much writing. This makes the drive suitable for use cases such as caching, data warehousing, and virtualization.
The drive is hot-plug capable, which means it can be replaced without having to power down the server. This feature is useful in enterprise environments, where uptime is critical and downtime needs to be minimized.
Interface and Data Transfer Rate
The Dell 63P4K 7.68TB SAS 12GBPS Read Intensive TLC Hot-Plug SSD uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface to connect to the host computer. SAS is a point-to-point interface that is designed for high-performance storage devices, such as hard drives and solid state drives. It supports data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps, which is faster than the 6 Gbps of the SATA interface.
The SAS interface supports multiple data transfer protocols, including SCSI, SATA, and SATA Express, and it is backward compatible with the older parallel SCSI interface. SAS also provides advanced features such as dual-port support, which allows for multiple host connections, and support for multiple initiators, which allows for multiple host buses to share the same storage devices.
The drive supports data transfer rate of 12 Gbps, which means it can transfer data at a maximum rate of 12 Giga-bytes per second. This allows for faster data access and improved system performance for read-intensive workloads.
Compatibility and Certification
The Dell 63P4K 7.68TB SAS 12GBPS Read Intensive TLC Hot-Plug SSD is designed to be compatible with a wide range of Dell servers and storage systems that support SAS interface. This compatibility allows for easy integration of the drive into existing IT infrastructure and can be used as replacement or upgrade for the storage capacity.
It's certification, Dell typically certifies the drive with a wide range of hardware, operating systems and application to ensure that the drive has been tested and verified to work properly with these systems. This certification process helps ensure that the drive will work seamlessly with the host system and provide the expected performance and reliability.
Additionally, the drive is also typically certified by major industry standards organizations such as TUV Rheinland, CE, FCC, VCCI, and RoHS, which indicate that the drive meets certain standards for safety, electromagnetic compatibility, and environmental performance.
General Information about this Dell 63P4K
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# 63P4K
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Storage Capacity: 7.68TB
Technical Information for 7.68TB Solid State Drive
- Form Factor: 2.5-inch
- Interface: SAS-12GBPS
- Annualized Failure Rate (AFR): 0.35 %
- MTBF: 2.5 Million Hours
- Flash Memory Technology: 3d TLC Nand
Dimension and Weight of 2.5 Inch SSD
- Height: 0.63 inch
- Width: 3.10 inch
- Depth: 5.45 inch
- Weight: 1.50 lbs
Performance for SAS 12GBPS SSD
- 128kb Sequential Read (max): 2130 MBPS
- 128kb Sequential Write (max): 2101 MBPS
- 4kb Random Read (max): 470000 Iops
- 4kb Random Write (max): 110000 Iops
- Mixed 4kb Random Read/write (max 70%r/30%w): 200000 IOPS
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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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