Hot-plug feature and reliability
Hot-plug is a feature that allows for the removal and replacement of a hard drive without shutting down the system or unplugging any cables. This feature is commonly used in servers and data centers to allow for easy maintenance and replacement of hard drives without disrupting the operation of the system.
Hot-plug improves the reliability of a system by allowing for easy replacement of a failed drive without shutting down the system. This can reduce downtime and prevent data loss. Additionally, hot-plug drives are typically designed with redundant components and advanced error-checking features, which can further improve their reliability.
The reliability of a hot-plug hard drive is enhanced by its ability to be replaced while the system is running. This eliminates the need to shut down the system and provides an easy way to replace a failed drive. Additionally, hot-plug hard drives are built with redundant components and advanced error-checking features that further improve their reliability.
Hot-plug hard drives are also designed to be easily accessible and removable, making it easy to perform maintenance and upgrade storage capacity as needed. This improves the uptime and availability of servers and data centers, which is critical for businesses that rely on these systems for mission-critical operations.
Form Factor and Compatibility
Capacity and performance are two important factors to consider when choosing a hard drive.
Storage capacity refers to the amount of data that a hard drive can store. The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive has a storage capacity of 4 terabytes (TB), which means it can store up to 4,000 gigabytes (GB) of data. This capacity is suitable for storing large amounts of data, such as videos, images, and documents.
Data transfer speed refers to the speed at which data can be read from or written to a hard drive. The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive has a data transfer speed of 12 Gbps (gigabits per second). This speed is important for applications that require fast data transfer, such as video editing, animation rendering, and large-scale data processing.
Rotational speed refers to the speed at which the platters inside a hard drive rotate. The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive has a rotational speed of 7.2K RPM (revolutions per minute). This speed is important for the performance of the hard drive, as it determines how quickly data can be accessed.
In general, the Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive has a large storage capacity, high data transfer speed, and fast rotational speed, making it suitable for high-performance applications that require large amounts of storage.
Compatibility and connectivity are important factors to consider when choosing a hard drive, as they determine how the hard drive will function with your system.
The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive is compatible with SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interfaces, which is a high-speed data transfer technology that is commonly used in servers and data centers. This means that the hard drive can be connected to a SAS controller and communicate with the system at a data transfer rate of 12 Gbps.
The hard drive is also compatible with specific server models, which means that it can be used in those models without any issues.
Hot-swap compatibility refers to the ability to replace a hard drive while the system is running, without shutting down the system or unplugging any cables. The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive has this feature, which allows for easy maintenance and replacement of the drive without disrupting the operation of the system.
Connectivity options refer to the different ways in which the hard drive can be connected to a system. The Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive can be connected using SAS interface which provides a high-speed data transfer rate, making it suitable for high-performance applications that require large amounts of storage.
In summary, the Dell F7DTR SAS 4TB 12GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot-plug Hard Drive is compatible with SAS interfaces and specific server models, has hot-swap capability and offers high-speed data transfer rate making it ideal for high-performance applications and data center environments.
General Information about this Dell F7DTR HDD
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# F7DTR
- Interface: SAS 12GBPS
- Device Type: Hard Drive Hot-Plug
Technical Information of Dell 4TB Hard Drive
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
- Storage Capacity: 4TB
- Features: Advanced Format 512n
- Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1.2 GBPS (external)
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 SAS 12 GBPS Hard Disk Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SAS 12GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot Plug 3.5 Inch
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