Product Overview of Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card
The LPM16002B-D-Dell is a Dell LightPulse mezzanine card designed for use in servers and storage systems. This card is based on the Gen5 Fibre Channel technology, which offers higher data transfer rates and improved performance compared to previous generations. The LPM16002B-D-Dell is a dual-port card, which means it can connect to two separate Fibre Channel networks simultaneously. In this article, we will discuss the features and benefits of the Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card.
Gen5 Fibre Channel Technology
Gen5 Fibre Channel is the latest version of the Fibre Channel protocol, which is widely used in storage area networks (SANs). This technology offers several improvements over the previous generations, including higher data transfer rates, lower latency, and improved reliability. The LPM16002B-D-Dell is based on the Gen5 Fibre Channel technology, which means it can deliver data transfer rates of up to 16Gbps per port. This high-speed connectivity is essential for modern data centers, where large amounts of data are transferred between servers and storage systems.
The Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card is designed with dual ports, which means it can connect to two separate Fibre Channel networks simultaneously. This feature provides several benefits, including increased network redundancy and improved performance. With dual-port connectivity, the LPM16002B-D-Dell can balance the network load between the two ports, which helps to reduce network congestion and improve overall network performance.
16GB Memory Capacity
The Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card has a memory capacity of 16GB per port, which provides plenty of space for storing data packets and other network information. This high memory capacity is essential for modern data centers, where large amounts of data are transferred between servers and storage systems. With a 16GB memory capacity, the LPM16002B-D-Dell can handle high volumes of network traffic without experiencing any performance issues.
PCI-E 3.0 Interface
The Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card is designed with a PCI-E 3.0 interface, which provides high-speed connectivity between the card and the host server. The PCI-E 3.0 interface is the latest version of the PCI Express protocol, which offers several improvements over the previous generations. With a PCI-E 3.0 interface, the LPM16002B-D-Dell can deliver high-speed data transfer rates between the card and the host server, which helps to improve overall system performance.
The Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card is designed for easy installation, which means it can be installed quickly and easily without requiring any special tools or expertise. The card comes with all the necessary hardware and software drivers, which means it can be installed in just a few simple steps. This easy installation process helps to reduce downtime and ensures that the card is up and running as quickly as possible.
The Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card is designed to be compatible with a wide range of Dell servers and storage systems. This compatibility ensures that the card can be used in a variety of different environments, which makes it a versatile and flexible solution for modern data centers. The card is also designed to be compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
In Summary, the Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell Fibre Channel Mezzanine Card is a high-performance solution for modern data centers. It is based on the Gen5 Fibre Channel technology, which offers higher data transfer rates and improved performance compared to previous generations. The card is designed with dual ports, 16GB memory
General Information about the Dell LPM16002B-D-Dell
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# LPM16002B-D-Dell
- Type: Controller
- Sub-Type: Mezzanine Card
- Dell Poweredge M520 / M620 / M630 / M640 / M820 / M830
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Expansion slots 2, and 3 – X16 PCI-E 3.0 Type B supports both type A and type B mezzanine cards. These expansion slots support the 2 ports mezzanine card and the 4 port mezzanine cards, for the 2 port cards, the first port is routed to the interconnect module bay 5, while the second is routed for bay 6. For the 4 ports cards, you can route the first port to interconnect module bay 5, the second to bay 6, the third to bay 7, and the last to bay 8. Optional expansion card enables network connectivity or provides fibre channel support.
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OCP mezzanine card for Intel v2.0 motherboard has been developed to serve mainly the 1 port and 2 ports 10G Ethernet card. Significant modifications have been made to form factor to accommodate the new uses cases.
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