Product Overview of Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
The HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter (HBA) is a high-performance interface card designed to connect servers to storage networks. This device offers a high-speed data transfer rate of up to 8Gbps, making it suitable for demanding applications that require fast and reliable data access. In this article, we will take a closer look at the features and benefits of the HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter.
Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
The HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter is a single port, PCIe 2.0-compliant HBA that supports 8 Gb/s data transfers over optical fiber cables. It is designed to provide reliable connectivity between servers and storage devices in a high-performance computing environment. The HBA is compatible with HPE ProLiant servers and HPE StorageWorks storage systems, and is ideal for use in data-intensive applications, such as database management, data warehousing, and video streaming.
Features of HPE 571520-002 Single Port
The HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter offers several key features that make it an excellent choice for high-performance computing environments. Some of these features include:
- High-Speed Data Transfer: The HBA supports data transfer rates of up to 8 Gbps, allowing for fast and efficient data access.
- Single-Port Design: The HBA features a single-port design, which makes it an ideal solution for environments with limited PCIe slots.
- PCIe 2.0 Compliance: The HBA is PCIe 2.0-compliant, providing high-speed connectivity to the server.
- Fibre Channel Protocol: The HBA supports the Fibre Channel protocol, providing a reliable and high-performance connection to storage devices.
- Plug-and-Play Installation: The HBA is easy to install and configure, with a plug-and-play design that simplifies the installation process.
The HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter offers several benefits that make it an excellent choice for high-performance computing environments. These benefits include:
- High-Speed Data Access: The HBA supports data transfer rates of up to 8 Gbps, providing fast and reliable data access to storage devices.
- Efficient Storage Connectivity: The HBA provides a reliable and efficient connection to storage devices, allowing for efficient data transfer and access.
- Simplified Installation and Configuration: The HBA is easy to install and configure, with a plug-and-play design that simplifies the installation process.
- Scalable Performance: The HBA is scalable, allowing users to add additional HBAs to increase performance as needed.
- High-Performance Computing: The HBA is designed for use in high-performance computing environments, making it an excellent choice for data-intensive applications.
The HPE 571520-002 Single Port 8GB PCI-E Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter is compatible with a wide range of HPE ProLiant servers and HPE StorageWorks storage systems. It is also compatible with Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and VMware vSphere operating systems.
General Information about the HPE 571520-002
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# 571520-002
- Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
Technical Information of HPE Host Bus Adapter
- Product Type: Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapter
- Ports/channels: 1 X LC Fiber Channel
- Data Transfer Rate: 8GBPS Fiber Channel
- Dimensions: 9.8 Height X 10.4 Width X 7.6 Thickness
- Connectivity Media: Single-mode Fiber Fiber Channel
- Host Interface: PCI-E 2.0 X4
- Form Factor: Low-profile Plug-in Card
Compatibility of HPE 8 GBPS Fiber Channel
- Hp Integrity Servers:
- Hp Array Platforms:
- P2000 G3
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What is A Fiber Channel?
A fiber channel (FC) is a computer networking protocol used for transferring data between one or several computer systems at extremely high speeds. The successive technology generations of fiber channels run at data rates ranging from 1-128 (gigabit per second rates).
Fiber channels were initially developed for supercomputers. However, in recent times, they are commonly used in storage networking server environments, serving as a substitute to various serial storage technologies and small computer system interfaces (SCSI), aka "Scuzzy."
Fiber Channels are the integral components for data transmission among data centers, computer servers, switches, and storage at up to 128 Gbps.
History of Fiber Channel
Fiber channel began in 1988 to consolidate the advantages of multiple physical layer applications, including HIPPI, ESCON, and Scuzzy (SCSI). It is regulated in the T11 Technical Committee of the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards). The fiber channel effectively overcame the challenges of sustaining signal timing coherence across all the data-signal cables (50 for HIPPI and 8, 16, and 32 for scuzzy). Consequently, a receiver can conclude when all the electrical signal values are stable and sound for synchronous reception sampling.
The advantages of Fiber Channel
Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) have enjoyed increased popularity over the years. Fiber channel, on the other hand, has played a vital role in this development. While SAN employs fiber channel as the transmission protocol for storage provisioning, a NAS usually uses TCP/IP as the transmission protocol, NFS, or other file sharing applications for storage provisioning. Below are some of the advantages of the fiber channel.
Native fiber drives bring about high-level reliability and data integrity. They are dual-ported as a standard feature. Arguably the critical advantage that fiber channel SANs once held and still holds is the speed. It remains as one aspect that differentiates the fiber channel SANs from those of the Ethernet.
Fiber channel remains the ideal solution for IT professionals seeking high-performance, cost-effective information storage and reliability at high speeds. Given that fiber channel is a lossless protocol, it is often rated higher than the Ethernet network. Sent frames must be received in order and not dropped by the switch. This feature, however, is sometimes absent with Ethernet.
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