Data transfer and Backup Capabilities
The HP StorageWorks SDLT600 is an internal tape drive that is designed for data transfer and backup capabilities. It has a storage capacity of 300GB or 600GB, depending on the model, and uses the SCSI LVD (Low Voltage Differential) interface for connectivity to a computer or server.
The drive uses the SDLT (Super Digital Linear Tape) technology, which allows for fast data transfer rates and high reliability. It also has a built-in data compression feature that can help to increase the amount of data that can be stored on a single tape.
The SDLT600 is suitable for use in small to medium-sized businesses, as well as for use in larger enterprise environments. It can be used for backup and archival purposes, as well as for data transfer between different servers or computers. The drive is also compatible with a variety of backup software, making it easy to integrate into existing IT systems.
Compatible Operating Systems and Systems
The HP StorageWorks SDLT600 300/600GB SCSI Internal Tape Drive (360286-001) is compatible with the following operating systems and systems:
- Windows Server 2008 and 2012
- Windows 7 and 8
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11
- IBM AIX 5.3 and 6.1
- HP-UX 11i v2 and v3
- Sun Solaris 10 and 11
- Mac OS X 10.6 and 10.7
It is also compatible with the following systems:
- HP ProLiant DL380 G5 and G6
- HP ProLiant DL580 G5 and G6
- HP ProLiant DL785 G6
- HP ProLiant BL460c G6 and G7
- HP ProLiant BL490c G6 and G7
- HP ProLiant BL680c G5 and G6
- HP ProLiant BL2x220c G5 and G6
It is important to note that this list is not exhaustive and the tape drive may be compatible with other operating systems and systems as well. It is always recommended to check the manufacturer's website for the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of compatible systems.
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
The HP Storage Works SDLT600 is a 300/600GB SCSI internal tape drive that is used for data backup and archival purposes. This tape drive is designed for use in enterprise-level environments and is compatible with a wide range of operating systems and servers.
Maintenance of the SDLT600 tape drive involves regular cleaning of the drive head, as well as replacement of the tape cartridges as needed. To clean the drive head, a cleaning cartridge should be used, which can be purchased from HP or a third-party vendor. The tape cartridges should also be replaced periodically, as they can become worn or damaged over time.
In terms of troubleshooting, common issues with the SDLT600 tape drive include problems with the drive head, issues with the tape cartridges, and problems with the SCSI interface. If the drive head is dirty or worn, it may need to be cleaned or replaced. If the tape cartridges are damaged, they should be replaced. If the SCSI interface is not working properly, it may need to be reconfigured or replaced.
Other troubleshooting steps that can be taken include checking the system logs for error messages, checking the connections and cables for damage, and running diagnostic tests on the tape drive. If these steps do not resolve the issue, it may be necessary to contact HP support for further assistance.
- Manufacturer: HP
- MPN: 360286-001
- Type: Tape Drive
- SKU: 360286-001
- Drive Type: SDLT 600
- Compressed Storage Capacity: 600 GB
- Native Storage Capacity : 300 GB
- Recording Method: Linear Serpentine
- Maximum Native Data Transfer Rate: 36 MB/S
- Maximum Compressed Data Transfer Rate: 72 MB/S
- Drive Interface: SCSI
- Color: Carbon
- Form Factor: Internal
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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