General Information about this Dell QLE2690L-DEL
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# QLE2690L-DEL
- Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
Technical Information for Dell PCI-E Adapter
- Bus Interface:
- Pci Express(pcie) 3.0 X8
- Host Interrupts:
- Intx And Msi-x
- Pci Express Base Specification, Rev. 3.1
- Pci Express Card Electromechanical Specification,rev. 3.0
- Pci Bus Power Management Interface Specification,rev. 1.2
Fibre Channel Specifications of Dell 16 GBPS Adapter
- 16GBPS Line Rate Per Port (maximum)
- Support For 2,048 Concurrent Logins And 2,048 Active Exchanges
- Port Virtualization:
- N_port Id Virtualization (npiv)
Compliance for this Dell SCSI Host Bus Adapter
- Scsi-3 Fibre Channel Protocol (scsi-fcp)
- Fibre Channel Tape (fc-tape) Profile
- Bscsi Fibre Channel Protocol-2 (fcp-2)
- Second Generation Fibre Channel Generic Services (fc-gs-2)
- Third Generation Fibre Channel Generic Services (fc-gs-3)
- Fibre Channel Physical Interface 5 (fc-pi5)
Tools And Utilities
- Management Tools And Device Utilities:
- Qconvergeconsole: A Unified Management Tool(gui And Cli) That Spans Generations Of Qlogic Fc Adapters
- Vmware Vcenter Server Plug-in
- Vmware Vsphere Tm Web Client Plug-in
- Boot Support:
- Bios, Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (uefi)
- Snia Hba Api V2
- Single-port Fc
- Form Factor:
- Low-profile Pcie Card (6.6 Inches × 2.731 Inches)
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A fiber channel (FC) is a computer networking protocol used for transferring data between one or several computer systems at extremely high speeds. The successive technology generations of fiber channels run at data rates ranging from 1-128 (gigabit per second rates).
Fiber channels were initially developed for supercomputers. However, in recent times, they are commonly used in storage networking server environments, serving as a substitute to various serial storage technologies and small computer system interfaces (SCSI), aka "Scuzzy."
Fiber Channels are the integral components for data transmission among data centers, computer servers, switches, and storage at up to 128 Gbps.
History of Fiber Channel
Fiber channel began in 1988 to consolidate the advantages of multiple physical layer applications, including HIPPI, ESCON, and Scuzzy (SCSI). It is regulated in the T11 Technical Committee of the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards). The fiber channel effectively overcame the challenges of sustaining signal timing coherence across all the data-signal cables (50 for HIPPI and 8, 16, and 32 for scuzzy). Consequently, a receiver can conclude when all the electrical signal values are stable and sound for synchronous reception sampling.
The advantages of Fiber Channel
Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) have enjoyed increased popularity over the years. Fiber channel, on the other hand, has played a vital role in this development. While SAN employs fiber channel as the transmission protocol for storage provisioning, a NAS usually uses TCP/IP as the transmission protocol, NFS, or other file sharing applications for storage provisioning. Below are some of the advantages of the fiber channel.
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