Features and Benefits
The Dell VDT8Y 16TB SAS 12 GBPS 7.2K RPM Hot Plug Hard Drive is a high-performance storage device designed for use in enterprise-level systems. It offers several features and benefits that make it well-suited for use in data-intensive workloads:
- Large storage capacity: With a capacity of 16 terabytes, this hard drive can store a significant amount of data, which is ideal for large-scale data-intensive workloads.
- High-performance: The drive spins at 7.2K RPM and has a SAS 12 GBPS interface, which provides fast data transfer rates and high IOPS. This makes it ideal for applications that require fast access to large amounts of data.
- Hot-swappable: The drive is designed to be hot-swappable, which means it can be easily replaced without having to shut down the system. This makes it easy to maintain and upgrade storage capacity as needed.
- SAS interface: SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) is a high-speed data transfer interface that provides faster data transfer rates and improved performance compared to SATA. This makes it ideal for data-intensive workloads like big data, video surveillance, or data warehousing.
- Dual-port support: The drive has dual-port support which means it can connect to two hosts at the same time. This increases the availability of the drive in case of a single host failure.
The Dell VDT8Y 16TB SAS 12 Gbps 7.2K RPM Hot Plug Hard Drive is a high-capacity, high-performance storage solution designed for use in enterprise-level servers and storage systems. It has a capacity of 16TB and uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which supports data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps. It also has a spindle speed of 7.2K RPM (Revolutions Per Minute), which allows for fast data access and high performance. Additionally, the drive is hot-plug capable, meaning it can be added or removed from a server or storage system without shutting it down, which allows for easy maintenance and upgrades. Overall, this drive is suitable for use in high-demand storage environments that require large amounts of storage capacity and high performance.
The Dell VDT8Y 16TB SAS 12 Gbps 7.2K RPM Hot Plug Hard Drive has exceptional compatibility with a wide range of enterprise-level servers and storage systems due to several factors. Firstly, it uses the SAS interface, which is widely supported by enterprise-level servers and storage systems. This means that it can be easily integrated into a wide range of systems that also use SAS, allowing for seamless integration and high-performance data transfer. Secondly, it supports data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps, which is the current industry standard for SAS-based systems. This allows it to take full advantage of the data transfer capabilities of the systems it is used with. Additionally, it also backward compatible with 6 Gbps SAS systems, this allows you to use it in both new and older systems. Lastly, it is hot-plug capable, which means it can be easily added to or removed from a server or storage system without shutting it down. This allows for easy maintenance and upgrades, and makes it an ideal storage solution for high-demand storage environments that require large amounts of storage capacity and high performance.
General Information about this Dell VDT8Y HDD
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# VDT8Y
- Capacity: 16 TB
- Product Type: Hard Disk Drive With Tray
Technical Information of Dell 16TB Hard Drive
- Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
- Interface Type: SAS 12GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5Inch
- Drive Transfer Rate: 1200 MBPS (external)
- Features: Advanced Format 512e
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 12GBPS Hard Disk Drive
- Interfaces: 1 X SAS 12GBPS
- Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-plug 3.5 Inch
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The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received utmost attention in the market as a result of its high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drives can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and a cost-effective choice for users.
The flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned in a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allowing them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigors of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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