Features and Specifications
The XJ869 Dell 400/800 GB LTO-3 FC ML6000 Loader Module Tape Drive is a high-performance tape drive that is specifically designed for use with the Dell ML6000 tape library. Some of its key features and specifications include:
- Capacity: The drive has a capacity of 400 GB (native) and 800 GB (compressed), which allows for large amounts of data to be stored on a single tape.
- Tape Format: The drive uses LTO-3 (Linear Tape-Open 3) tape format, which is a widely-used and industry-standard format that provides high storage density and data transfer rates.
- Interface: The drive uses a Fibre Channel (FC) interface, which provides fast data transfer speeds and is commonly used in enterprise-level storage systems.
- Data Transfer Rates: The drive has a data transfer rate of up to 80 MB/s (native) and 160 MB/s (compressed).
- Compatibility: The drive is compatible with the Dell ML6000 tape library, which allows for easy integration into existing storage systems.
- Other Features: The drive also includes a built-in hardware data compression engine, which helps to increase storage capacity and reduce the number of tapes needed for data backup. Additionally, the drive includes a built-in hardware data encryption engine, which helps to protect sensitive data from unauthorized access.
Tape media and cartridge Compatibility
XJ869 Dell 400/800 GB LTO-3 FC ML6000 Loader Module Tape Drive is a tape drive that is specifically designed for use with the Dell ML6000 tape library. It is capable of storing up to 400 or 800 GB of data on a single LTO-3 tape cartridge.
The tape drive uses Fibre Channel (FC) technology to connect to the ML6000 library, which allows for faster data transfer speeds and improved reliability compared to other connectivity options.
In terms of tape media and cartridge compatibility, the XJ869 Dell 400/800 GB LTO-3 FC ML6000 Loader Module Tape Drive can only be used with LTO-3 tape cartridges. These cartridges are designed specifically for this tape drive and are not compatible with other tape drive models. Additionally, LTO-3 tapes have a maximum storage capacity of 800 GB, so the tape drive can only store up to that amount of data per cartridge.
Backup and recovery Capabilities
The Dell XJ869 is a loader module tape drive that is specifically designed for use with the Dell ML6000 tape library system. It has a capacity of 400 GB or 800 GB (depending on the model) and uses LTO-3 (Linear Tape-Open 3) technology. LTO-3 provides a high-capacity, high-speed data storage solution that is ideal for backing up and archiving large amounts of data.
The XJ869 is equipped with a Fibre Channel (FC) interface, which allows for fast and reliable data transfer between the tape drive and the host system. This makes it an ideal solution for organizations that need to backup and recover large amounts of data quickly and efficiently.
The XJ869 also comes with a number of advanced features and capabilities that make it a powerful backup and recovery tool. For example, it supports data compression and encryption, which can help to reduce the amount of storage space required and protect sensitive data from unauthorized access. It also supports advanced data management features, such as automated tape management and data deduplication, which can help to optimize backup and recovery processes and reduce the overall costs associated with data storage.
- Manufacturer: Dell
- MPN: XJ869
- Type: Tape Drive
- Tape Drive Type: Tape Storage
- SKU: XJ869
- Tape Type : LTO
- Native Drive Capacity : 400GB
- Interface Type : Fibre Channel
- Compressed Drive Capacity : 800GB
- Form Factor : 5.25 X 1H
About Refurbished Products
Media preservation has come a long way, and the methods of storing data over the years are ever-changing. However, one method had stood out since its invention in 1949; and that's tape storage. If you are looking for durability, low cost, longevity, energy efficiency, density, and scalability, then investing in tape storage is a smart move. Thanks to our vast collection of tape drive storage devices, you are all covered when this is what you need. Depending on your budget and storage needs, you can choose from categories including LTO - 5 Lib Expansion, LTO - 5 Rack Mount, LTO - 5 Library, LTO - 6 Library, LTO - 6 Rack Mount, LTO - 6 Lib Expansion, LTO - 6 Internal, LTO - 6 External, LTO - 6 Auto Loader, Magstar Internal, SDLT 220 External, SDLT 220 Internal, SDLT 320 External, SDLT 320 Loader, SDLT 320 Internal, SDLT 600 External, SDLT 600 Internal, SDLT 600 Loader, Storageworks Internal, Storageworks Library, Travan 10-20GB Internal, and Travan 20-40GB Internal. Tape drives present an excellent means to write data to storage and hold onto data for a couple of decades. They make an ideal medium for long-term storage and backups.
What is Tape Storage?
A tape drive is a storage device designed to store data on magnetic tape. It is primarily used for backup and archiving purposes. It functions like a tape recorder in recording data on a loop of a flexible celluloid-like medium that is readable and erasable. Tape drives operate in two ways. The first uses a linear tape technology where the heads never touch the tape or a regular helical scan where the playback and recording heads touch the tape.
Choosing a Tape Drive; Buying Guide
There are countless tape drives available on the market today; these few considerations will keep you on track when choosing one.
You'd want to go for a tape drive with the ability to complete a tape backup within your window of possibility. For instance, back up 400GB will call for a transfer rate of approximately 30GB/hour.
Tape drive manufacturers are always known to specify the drive's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF). Check this vital information to measure the reliability of the drive. A typical example is the Travan tape drive with an MTBF of 370,000 hours at a 20% duty cycle, and running the drive longer will reduce its reliability. Depending on your needs, you can tell if this tape drive is the best or not.
A tape drive should have the capacity to store your backups, and well come at the right price. The price of the drive is a function of capacity and performance. There are continuous modifications in tape capacity; the largest capacity is always a high price. However, it would help if you considered how much value-for-money the tape drive will give you. Depending on your budget and needs, you may prefer capacity over performance and vice versa.
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