Introduction to HGST Enterprise Hard Drive
Introduction to HGST Enterprise Hard Drive refers to an overview and background information on the HGST brand and their enterprise-class hard drives. HGST, formerly known as Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, is a subsidiary of Western Digital that specializes in the production of high-performance data storage solutions for the enterprise market. The 0B29920 model is a part of the HGST Enterprise Hard Drive line, which is designed to meet the demands of businesses that require fast and reliable storage solutions.
These hard drives offer high storage capacities, fast data transfer speeds, and robust performance, making them ideal for use in data centers, cloud computing, and other demanding applications. HGST Enterprise Hard Drives also feature advanced technologies such as SAS interface, large cache buffers, and high spin speeds, which help ensure consistent and reliable performance even under heavy usage.
SAS Interface and 12Gbps Transfer Speed
The SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface is a high-speed data transfer technology that is commonly used in enterprise-class data storage solutions. The SAS interface provides fast and reliable data transfer speeds and allows for greater scalability and expandability compared to other storage interfaces.
The 0B29920 HGST Enterprise Hard Drive supports a 12Gbps SAS interface, which is the latest and fastest standard in SAS technology. The 12Gbps transfer speed means that data can be transferred from the hard drive to the host system at a rate of up to 12 gigabits per second. This provides faster access to stored data and improved performance for applications that require fast data access.
In comparison to other storage interfaces such as SATA or Fibre Channel, the SAS interface provides better performance, reliability, and scalability. This makes it an ideal choice for businesses and organizations that require high-performance storage solutions for demanding applications, such as data centers and cloud computing. The 12Gbps transfer speed also provides faster data transfer compared to older SAS standards, which can result in improved performance and reduced downtime.
10K RPM Spin Speed
The 10K RPM Spin Speed of the 0B29920 HGST Enterprise Hard Drive refers to the speed at which the hard drive platters spin inside the drive casing. The platters are the disk-shaped surfaces where data is stored, and the speed at which they spin determines the hard drive's performance.
A 10K RPM spin speed means that the platters are rotating at 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), which is faster than other standard hard drives that typically spin at 5,400 RPM or 7,200 RPM. The higher spin speed provides faster access to stored data, which can result in improved performance for applications that require fast data access.
In comparison to slower spinning hard drives, 10K RPM drives offer improved performance and faster data access, which can be especially beneficial for applications such as database management, high-performance computing, and video editing. The higher spin speed also results in faster seek times, which refers to the time it takes for the hard drive head to move from one data track to another.
- Manufacturer: HGST
- MPN: 0B29920
- Type: Internal Hard Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type: SAS 12GBPS
- SKU: 0B29920
- Product Line: Enterprise Capacity
- Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
- Capacity: 1.2TB
- Cache: 128 MB
- Spindle Speed: 10000 RPM
- Average Seek Time: 3.5 ms
- Drive Interface Type: SAS 12.0 Gbps
Dimension and Weight
- Width : 2.8 Inch
- Depth : 3.9 Inch
- Height : 0.6 Inch
- Weight : 0.50 lbs
- Low Power Consumption
- Advanced Power Management Technology
About Refurbished Products
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 the utmost attention in the market as a result of their 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 drive 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 are a cost-effective choice for users.
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 into 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, allows 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 rigours 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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