Easy Management and Maintenance
The DPNHJ Dell Perc H740P 12GB/s Eight Port PCI-E 3.0 X8 SAS Raid Controller with 8GB NV Cache is designed to be easily managed and maintained. Here are some of the key features that make this controller simple to work with:
- Management software: The controller comes with the Dell OpenManage Storage Management software, which provides a centralized management console for the controller and its associated storage devices. This software makes it easy to monitor the controller's status, configure storage volumes, and perform firmware updates.
- Auto-failover and failback: The controller supports auto-failover and failback, ensuring that data is protected and available in the event of a controller failure.
- Advanced reporting: The controller provides detailed reporting on disk health, disk activity, and performance metrics, which helps administrators identify potential issues before they become serious problems.
- Remote management: The controller supports remote management through the Dell OpenManage Storage Management software, which allows administrators to manage the controller from a remote location.
- Ease of installation: The controller is easy to install, with simple, step-by-step instructions and a streamlined setup process.
- Compatibility: The controller is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, VMware, Linux, and UNIX, making it easy to integrate into existing infrastructure.
The Dell Perc H740P 12GB/s Eight Port PCI-E 3.0 X8 SAS Raid Controller with 8GB NV Cache provides high-performance storage connectivity and advanced data protection, and its ease of management and maintenance make it a great choice for any data center environment.
Performance and Scalability
The DPNHJ Dell Perc H740P 12GB/s Eight Port PCI-E 3.0 x8 SAS Raid Controller with 8GB NV Cache provides high performance and scalability for demanding data center environments. The following features contribute to its performance and scalability:
- High-speed connectivity: The controller supports 12GB/s SAS connectivity, providing fast and efficient data transfer speeds.
- Large Cache: The controller features 8GB of non-volatile cache, which provides fast data access and helps to improve overall system performance.
- RAID support: The controller supports multiple RAID levels, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60. This allows administrators to choose the best RAID level to meet their performance and data protection requirements.
- High-availability: The controller supports dual-redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and cooling fans, ensuring high-availability and reliability in the event of hardware failure.
- Multiple drives support: The controller supports up to 8 SAS, SATA or NVMe drives, providing scalable storage solutions for growing data center environments.
- Virtualization support: The controller is compatible with virtualization environments, including VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, making it easy to integrate into existing infrastructure.
- Easy management: The controller comes with the Dell OpenManage Server Administrator software, which provides centralized management and monitoring of the controller, as well as other server components.
The Dell Perc H740P 12GB/s Eight Port PCI-E 3.0 x8 SAS Raid Controller with 8GB NV Cache provides fast and efficient storage connectivity, and its advanced features and scalability make it an ideal solution for demanding data center environments.
Compatibility with Major Operating Systems
The DPNHJ Dell Perc H740P 12GB/s Eight Port PCI-E 3.0 x8 SAS RAID Controller with 8GB NV Cache is compatible with major operating systems, including:
- Microsoft Windows: Compatible with Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, and Windows 10.
- VMware: The adapter is fully supported by VMware vSphere 5.0 and later versions, including vSphere 6.0, vSphere 6.5, and vSphere 7.0.
- Linux: The adapter supports major Linux distributions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Oracle Linux.
- UNIX: The adapter is compatible with UNIX operating systems such as IBM AIX and HP-UX.
The compatibility of the Dell Perc H740P controller with major operating systems ensures that it can be easily integrated into existing infrastructure, providing fast and reliable storage connectivity to support the demands of data-intensive applications. With its eight-port design, this controller provides high availability and improved network performance for mission-critical applications.
- Brand: Dell
- MPN : DPNHJ
- Type: Controller
- Sub-Type: SAS-SATA
- Transfer Rate: 12GB/S SAS / 6GB/S SATA
- Protocol: SAS / SATA
- Device Type: Raid Controller
- Interface: PCI-E 3.0 X8
- Form Factor: PCI-E Adapter
- Raid Levels: 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
- Drive Support: 32 MAX
- Ports: Eight Port ( 8P )
- Connectors: ( 2 ) TWO MINI SAS HD SFF-8643 Connectors ( 2X4 InternaL )
About New Bulk Pack Products
SAS controllers facilitate the use of SATA drives to increase the storage capacity with extreme ease. You can get the best SAS SATA controllers here on allhdd.com. Our SAS SATA controllers are some of the best you can find around at the best prices.
SATA is the acronym for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment while the SCSI, nicknamed Scuzzy, is short for Serial Attached Small Computer System Interface.
SATA and SAS connectors help link up your computer components, including media and hard drives to the system's motherboard. SATA drives are more affordable and used for personal computing while fast and reliable SAS drives are the best fit for servers.
On the other hand, SAS controllers work flawlessly on SATA hard drives because both share identical infrastructure and possess related characteristics.
If you'd prefer speed over space, then a SAS-based hard drive is your best bet. However, SATA drives on the other hand, while lagging in terms of speed have a much larger storage capacity.
Data Transfer Speed
Throughput is the volume of data that a drive can move, process, or read and write in a specific amount of time. The drive's throughput is usually tested to measure its speed.
The Input/output operations per second (IOPS) may also be measured. However, the IOPS and throughput outcomes usually imply the same things about the drive.
While the SAS drives boast higher throughput than SATA drives; there are fewer general delays. But there is some overlap between the more high-speed SATA drives and slower SAS drives. On allhdd.com, you can shop some of the best SAS SATA controllers from well-known brands across the world.
While a handful of factors affect the drive's performance, the major factor affecting throughput is the revolution per minute (rpm). Consequently, the higher the rpm, the higher the drive's throughput.
The speed variation is most notable when dealing with large files. A SAS drive boasting 15000 rpm will most likely read and write a 1TB file faster than a SATA drive with 7200 rpm.
Most SATA-based drives' usual speed ranges from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm, and most SAS-based drives run between 7200 rpm and 15000 rpm.
SAS-SATA Controllers on Allhdd.com
While you can count on both quality and affordability, we also bring you a wide range of SAS SATA controllers to cater to your storage needs. SAS and SATA's notable difference is that SAS is developed to endure 24/7 performance in firms, including data centers. Choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers including 24 Port, PERC H830, Expander Card, PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC 5, Host Bus Adapter, Equallogic, PERC H710, 4 Port, 1-Port, 8 Port, PERC H700, PERC H800, Smart Array, Serveraid, PERC H740, Raid Controller, PCI-E, 12 Port, Controller Card, and16 Port.
You can use a SATA drive for servers just as you would use a SAS drive. However, the SATA drive would deliver a slower performance and a higher probability of failing or hinting at a failure. This laxity could prove expensive to firms that depend on such drives.
A SAS drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) that ranges from (1.2-1.6 million) hours of use at 113°F (45°C), while that of a SATA drive is about (700,000-1.2 million) hours of use at 77°F (25°C).
SATA disk drives offer many benefits, including the fact that they boast an unbeatable combination of low cost, high capacity, and performance. Taking advantage of this with SAS SATA controllers could bring a significant return on investment. You can count on a 24/7 customer care center for all issues regarding sales and delivery. Allhdd.com delivers all items free of charge within the 48 U. S. states. Please choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers today for optimum performance.
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