Product overview of 462832-B21 HP Smart Array P411 SAS
The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC (Battery-Backed Write Cache) is a type of hardware device that is designed to manage the flow of data in a computer system. This device is manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and is specifically designed for use in servers and storage systems. In this article, we will explore the features and benefits of the HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC in detail.
A RAID Controller
A RAID controller is a hardware device that is used to manage data storage in a computer system. RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. It is a method of storing data across multiple hard drives to improve performance and increase reliability. A RAID controller is responsible for managing the data storage and retrieval processes across these multiple disks.
SAS stands for Serial Attached SCSI (Small Computer System Interface). It is a type of interface used to connect storage devices to a computer system. SAS is a high-speed interface that is designed to support high-bandwidth applications and is commonly used in server and storage systems.
Features of the HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC
The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC is a high-performance RAID controller that is designed to provide fast and reliable data storage and retrieval. Some of its key features include:
- Compatibility: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC is compatible with a wide range of servers and storage systems, including HP ProLiant servers and HP StorageWorks systems.
- RAID Support: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC supports a range of RAID levels, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5, and RAID 50. This means that users can choose the RAID level that best suits their specific needs.
- Battery-Backed Write Cache: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC comes with a battery-backed write cache. This means that in the event of a power failure or system crash, any data that has not yet been written to disk is protected and will not be lost.
- High-Speed Interface: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC supports the SAS interface, which is a high-speed interface designed for use in server and storage systems. This means that data can be transferred quickly and efficiently.
- Large Cache Memory: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC has a large cache memory of 512MB. This means that frequently accessed data can be stored in cache, improving overall system performance.
Benefits of the HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC
The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC offers a range of benefits to users, including:
- Improved Performance: The high-speed interface and large cache memory of the HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC mean that data can be accessed and transferred quickly, improving overall system performance.
- Increased Reliability: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC supports a range of RAID levels, which helps to improve data reliability and prevent data loss in the event of a disk failure.
- Protection against Data Loss: The battery-backed write cache of the HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC provides protection against data loss in the event of a power failure or system crash.
- Easy to Install and Use: The HP Smart Array P411 SAS RAID Controller with 512MB BBWC is easy to install and use
General Information about the HP 462832-B21
- Brand: HP
- Model Number or SKU# 462832-B21
- Type: Controller
- Sub-Type: SAS Controller
- Product Type: SAS Raid Controller
- Host Interface: PCI Express 2.0 X8
- Data Transfer Rate: 300 MBps
- Raid Levels: 0, 1, 5, 10, 50
- Standard Memory: 512MB
- Ports: 2 X 26-Pin Sff-8088 Mini - Serial Attached Scsi External
- Form Factor: Low-Profile Plug-In Card
Expansions And Connectivity
- Interfaces : 2 X Storage - Serial ATA-150 / SAS - 26pin 4X Shielded Mini Multilane SAS (Sff-8088) (External)
- Compatible Slots : 1 X PCI-Express X8
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SAS Controller - What Is It?
A SAS controller has a similar infrastructure and shares quite a number of features with the SATA hard drive. You can plug a SATA drive into your SAS controller, but on the other hand, you cannot do the opposite with your SAS drives.
In comparison, SAS drives far outmatch the performance of SATA drives. Furthermore, unlike the design of SATA drives, SAS drives can withstand the rigor of 24/7 usage.
SATA vs. SAS controller cards
The SATA interface has simplified the process of choosing a new hard drive for your computer. The SATA interface lets you simply plug in a device to gain access to extra storage.
The SAS controller, on the other hand, may just be the next improvement to the SATA interface. SAS (meaning Serial Attached SCSI), is notably known to perform significantly faster than a SATA controller. And more recent versions of the SAS controllers support up to twice the transfer speed of the SATA controller with transfer speeds of up to 12 gigabits per second.
SAS controller cards are also full-duplex; this means that a SAS controller can both send and receive data at full speeds at the same time. The SATA controller on the other hand can only communicate data in one direction at a time.
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