Key Features and Benefits of the Dell GD93V PERC H840
The Dell GD93V PERC H840 SAS 4GB Cache PCI-E 3.0 Raid Adapter has the following key features and benefits:
- High Performance: The PERC H840 adapter provides 12 Gb/s SAS connectivity and supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60. This ensures high-speed data transfer and improved performance.
- Scalability: The PERC H840 supports up to 512 SAS/SATA disk drives and up to 8 external JBOD enclosures. This makes it an ideal choice for large-scale storage solutions.
- Reliability: The adapter features 4GB of cache memory and a battery backup unit (BBU) for improved reliability and protection of data in the event of a power failure.
- Compatibility: The PERC H840 is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, and VMware.
- Easy Management: The adapter is manageable through the Dell OpenManage Storage Management, making it easy to manage and monitor your storage environment.
- Expandability: The PCI-E 3.0 interface ensures fast data transfer, and the adapter supports external JBODs, making it easy to expand your storage capacity.
- Robust Design: The adapter features a robust design, making it ideal for high-availability and mission-critical applications.
Management and Monitoring Features of the Dell GD93V PERC H840
The Dell GD93V PERC H840 SAS 4GB Cache PCI-E 3.0 Raid Adapter has the following management and monitoring features:
- Dell OpenManage Storage Management: This software provides a web-based graphical user interface for managing and monitoring the storage system. It includes tools for creating and managing virtual disks, monitoring storage performance, and updating firmware.
- RAID Management: The PERC H840 supports the creation and management of various RAID levels, including RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60.
- Drive Monitoring: The PERC H840 provides real-time monitoring of disk drive status, including predictive failure notifications.
- Event Logging: The PERC H840 logs events and alarms that are generated by the controller and disks, allowing for quick identification and resolution of issues.
- Alert Management: The PERC H840 supports configurable email alerts, allowing administrators to be notified of critical events or issues.
- SNMP Support: The PERC H840 supports Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) for integration into enterprise-level management systems.
- Command Line Interface (CLI): The PERC H840 also provides a command line interface for advanced configuration and management tasks.
These features provide the ability to manage and monitor the performance of the Dell GD93V PERC H840 SAS 4GB Cache PCI-E 3.0 Raid Adapter, ensuring that the storage system runs smoothly and efficiently.
Operating System Compatibility of the Dell GD93V PERC H840
The Dell GD93V PERC H840 SAS 4GB Cache PCI-E 3.0 Raid Adapter is compatible with the following operating systems:
- Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and later
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x and later
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP4 and later
- VMware vSphere 6.5 and later
- Citrix XenServer 7.1 and later
It is important to note that compatibility may vary depending on the specific version of the operating system. It is recommended to check with Dell for the latest information on operating system compatibility.
General Information about this Dell GD93V
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# GD93V
- Device Type: PERC H840 Raid Adapter
Technical Information of Dell 12GBPS Raid Adapter
- Interface Support: 12GBPS SAS
- Cache Memory Size: 4GB NV
- Write Back Cache: Flash Backed Cache
- Raid Support: Hardware Raid
- PCI Support: PCI-E 3.0
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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