Product Overview of Dell QLE2764-T-DELL
The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL 32GB Quad Ports PCI-E 3.0 X16 Sfp FC Host Bus Adapter is a type of hardware component that allows a computer to connect with fibre channel networks. This adapter is specifically designed for use with Dell servers and workstations, and it features four ports for connecting to the network. In this article, we will take a closer look at the Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter and explain its key features and benefits.
Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter
A Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) is a hardware component that connects a computer to a fibre channel network. Fibre channel is a high-speed networking technology used primarily in enterprise storage area networks (SANs). An HBA is essentially a controller that allows the computer to communicate with other devices on the fibre channel network.
The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter is a high-performance Fibre Channel HBA that offers a number of advanced features. Some of the key features of this adapter include:
- Four Ports: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter features four SFP+ ports, which allows it to support multiple simultaneous connections to a fibre channel network.
- PCI-E 3.0 X16 Interface: This adapter is designed to be installed in a PCI-E 3.0 x16 slot, which provides a high-speed connection to the computer's CPU and memory.
- 32GB/s Data Transfer Rate: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter supports a maximum data transfer rate of 32GB/s, which makes it ideal for high-performance applications such as large-scale data storage and backup.
- Support for Multiple Operating Systems: This adapter is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware.
- Advanced Data Protection: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter supports a variety of advanced data protection features, including T10 Data Integrity Field (DIF), End-to-End Data Protection (E2E), and Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV).
- Low Power Consumption: Despite its high performance, the Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter is designed to consume minimal power, which helps to reduce operating costs.
The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter offers a number of important benefits for users who need to connect their computers to a fibre channel network. Some of the key benefits of using this adapter include:
- High Performance: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter is designed to deliver exceptional performance, with a maximum data transfer rate of 32GB/s. This makes it ideal for applications that require fast data transfer speeds, such as large-scale data storage and backup.
- Multiple Ports: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter features four SFP+ ports, which allows it to support multiple simultaneous connections to the fibre channel network. This can help to improve overall network performance and reduce latency.
- Compatibility: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware. This makes it easy to integrate into existing IT infrastructures.
- Advanced Data Protection: The Dell QLE2764-T-DELL adapter supports a variety of advanced data protection features, including T10 DIF, E2E, and SR-IOV. This helps to ensure the integrity and security of data as it moves across the fibre channel network.
General Information about the Dell QLE2764-T-DELL
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# QLE2764-T-DELL
- Product Type : Controller Card
- Product Name : Host Bus Adapter
Technical Information of 32GB PCI-E Controller Card
- Interface : Fibre Channel
- Data Transfer Rate: 32GB/s
- Connectors: Sfp+
- Number Of Ports: 4
- Full Height Bracket
- Bus Type: PCI-E
- Includes 4 X 32GB Gbics
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What is A Fiber Channel?
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.
Native fiber drives bring about high-level reliability and data integrity. They are dual-ported as a standard feature. Arguably the critical advantage that fiber channel SANs once held and still holds is the speed. It remains as one aspect that differentiates the fiber channel SANs from those of the Ethernet.
Fiber channel remains the ideal solution for IT professionals seeking high-performance, cost-effective information storage and reliability at high speeds. Given that fiber channel is a lossless protocol, it is often rated higher than the Ethernet network. Sent frames must be received in order and not dropped by the switch. This feature, however, is sometimes absent with Ethernet.
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