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AJ736A HP 300GB 15K RPM SAS 3GBPS Hot Swap Dual Port Hard Refurbished

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AJ736A 300 Gigabyte(GB) 15000 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 3 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Dual Port Storageworks Modular Smart Array Internal 2.5Inch Hard Disk Drive for Server | Made by HP | Refurbished
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Conclusion and Final Verdict

The Conclusion and Final Verdict section is the culmination of the information presented in the article or review. It is where the author provides their overall opinion or recommendation based on the information provided in the preceding sections.

In the case of AJ736A HP 300GB 15K RPM SAS 3GBPS Hot Swap Dual, the Conclusion and Final Verdict section would summarize the key points made in the article, such as the specifications, performance, compatibility, and price, and provide an overall assessment of the product's value and suitability for particular use cases or scenarios.

The Final Verdict may include a recommendation for or against the product, as well as any caveats or considerations that readers should be aware of before making a purchase decision. It may also include a comparison with other similar products on the market and how AJ736A HP 300GB 15K RPM SAS 3GBPS Hot Swap Dual stacks up against them.

HP Servers and Storage Systems

HP (Hewlett-Packard) is a global technology company that produces a wide range of hardware, software, and services for businesses and consumers. HP is known for its enterprise-class servers and storage systems, which are designed to meet the needs of businesses of all sizes.

HP servers are built to handle a variety of workloads and applications, including web hosting, virtualization, database management, and high-performance computing. HP offers a range of server models, including rack-mount, blade, and tower servers, to fit different deployment scenarios and budgets.

HP storage systems are designed to provide reliable and scalable data storage solutions for businesses. HP offers a range of storage products, including network-attached storage (NAS), storage area network (SAN), and backup and recovery solutions. These products are designed to work with HP servers and other hardware and software solutions, providing a complete end-to-end solution for businesses.

Hot Swap Dual with other storage options

Hot Swap Dual is a feature that allows for the replacement of a hard drive or other component without the need to power down the server or storage system. This feature is particularly useful in environments where downtime is not acceptable, as it allows for hardware maintenance or upgrades to be performed without interrupting operations.

When comparing Hot Swap Dual with other storage options, it's important to consider the specific needs of the business or application. Some factors to consider include:

  • Capacity: Hot Swap Dual is a feature that is available on certain models of hard drives or storage systems, but it does not affect the overall capacity of the storage solution. Other storage options may offer higher capacities, which may be necessary for larger-scale deployments.
  • Performance: Hot Swap Dual does not directly affect the performance of a storage solution, but it can help to minimize downtime due to hardware failures or maintenance. Other storage options may offer faster read/write speeds or lower latency, which may be important for certain applications.
  • Price: Hot Swap Dual is a feature that is available on certain models of hard drives or storage systems, and it may come at a premium price. Other storage options may offer similar features or performance at a lower price point.
  • Compatibility: Hot Swap Dual is a feature that is available on certain models of hardware, and it may not be compatible with all servers or storage systems. Other storage options may offer greater compatibility with a wider range of hardware and software solutions.

Ultimately, the decision to choose Hot Swap Dual or another storage option will depend on the specific needs of the business or application. Hot Swap Dual is a useful feature that can help to minimize downtime and improve maintenance and upgrade processes, but it may not be necessary or cost-effective for all deployments.

Applications and Workloads suitable

HP servers and storage systems are designed to handle a variety of applications and workloads, including:

  • Web hosting: HP servers are commonly used for web hosting due to their reliable performance and ability to handle high traffic volumes.
  • Virtualization: HP servers are also well-suited for virtualization, allowing businesses to optimize their IT resources and reduce hardware costs.
  • Database management: HP servers are designed to handle high-performance database workloads, providing reliable and fast access to critical data.
  • High-performance computing: HP servers can also be used for high-performance computing (HPC) applications, such as scientific simulations and data analysis.
  • Cloud computing: HP servers and storage systems are ideal for cloud computing, providing the scalability and flexibility needed to support cloud-based applications and services.
  • Backup and recovery: HP storage systems are designed for reliable backup and recovery of critical data, ensuring that businesses can quickly recover from data loss or system failures.
  • Media and entertainment: HP servers and storage systems are commonly used in media and entertainment applications, such as video editing and content creation.
  • Financial services: HP servers are designed to handle the high-performance and security requirements of financial services applications, such as trading and risk management.
  • Part Number : AJ736A
  • Sub-Type : 300GB 15K RPM SAS 3GBPS
  • Type : Hard Drive (HDD)
  • Brand Name : HP
  • Performance
    • Drive Interface : SAS
    • Storage Capacity : 300GB
    • Rotational Speed : 15K RPM
    • Drive Interface Standard : 3GB/S
    • Size : 3.5"
    • Drive Type : Internal

About Refurbished Products

Refurbished products are typically refurbished by an Original Manufacturer or an affiliate of the manufacturer or 3rd party facility. This product may have minor blemishes due to normal product usage and doesn't necessarily come with documentation and software unless indicated, but has been well tested and generally has never had any defects.

Serial attached SCSI SAS 3gbps hard drives are commonly used in servers and bring with them immense benefits. However, choosing the right hard drive is very important depending on your projects. Avoid putting greater emphasis on the pricing of the hard drives, since it may lead to a complete disaster.

The preserve of the SAS 3Gbps HDD is in servers and high-end workstations where speed considerations are most important. The hard drives are available as 3.5-inch form factor and 2.5-inch form factor depending on your specific applications. These HDDs will process data and complete reads/writes faster than SATA drives – actually, it takes just a fraction of the time. It makes them ideal for enterprise applications since they perform efficiently, faster, and under rigorous conditions. The faster throughput is the idea behind getting SAS hard drives for your applications, seeing that the latest SAS 12Gbps hard disks are super-fast and incorporate RAID hardware controllers.

The throughput of a SAS 3Gbps disk drive is rated at 300 MB/s. Bandwidth typically represents the theoretical maximum level of data that passes through a channel. On the other hand, throughput is the actual measure of how much data actually travels through the channel successfully. Therefore, bandwidth is a theoretical value whereas throughout is the real value.

The key features and capabilities of the popular SAS 3Gbps HDDs are:

  • Performance – You will benefit from performance levels that reach 3Gbps (300MB/s throughout), full-duplex transmissions, wide ports for aggregated bandwidth, advanced command queuing, and port aggregation.
  • Flexibility – the flexibility of the SAS 3Gbps lies in physical and software compatibility on SATA drives as well as backward compatibility with SCSI software.
  • Scalability – you cannot go wrong with the broad address range allowing connection to physical devices and external storage systems using the long cables and small connectors.
  • Reliability and availability – you can achieve point-to-point connections, redundancy paths, and dual active port support with the SAS 3Gbps drives.

We have recommended the SAS 3Gbps to a good number of clients since they are best suited for 24/7 workloads. These hard drives are best suited for servers due to the 100% duty cycle. SAS hot-swap hard drives will always win on the reliability front since they are designed to read/write data throughout the day. The SAS 3Gbps HDD cannot be compared to SATA drives commonly used for desktops that have 20-30% duty cycles. Drive speed is a major determinant of throughput and is measured in RPMs whereby SAS drives will operate at between 7200 and 15000 RPM. For better understanding, the faster a drive rotates, the higher the read/write speeds and the higher the throughput. The net effect will apply for slower drive speeds which negatively impact read/write speed and throughput.

The only downside with the SAS 3Gbps hard drives is the storage capacities available. Generally, SAS hard drive disks have a smaller storage capacity format compared to SATA drives. The common storage sizes available for SAS 3Gbps drives include 73GB-10K RPM, 146GB-15K RPM, 300GB-15000 RPM, 450GB-15K RPM, 600GB-10K RPM, 1TB1TB-7.2K RPM, and 2TB-7.2K RPM which are ideal for servers and high-end machines used for production content.

SAS cables are required for connection and feature a continuous connector for both power and data. The SAS cable cannot be used to connect SATA controllers using a SATA connector since they carry higher power voltages. A distinctive feature of the SAS cables is that they are more than 30-feet in length compared to SATA cables that can only reach a maximum of 3-feet in length. However, it is possible to connect a SAS drive to a SATA controller using a continuous/SAS connector.

We have different specifications of the SAS 3Gbps hard drive which are ideal for high-performance applications and for highly virtualized environments that typically handle critical applications and high volumes of users.


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