HPE 781518-B21 1.2TB Hard Disk Drive
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HPE 781518-B21 Hard Drive 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS 12GBPS SFF Sc Refurbished

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781518-B21 1.2 Terabytes (TB) 10K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS) Small Form Factor (SFF) (2.5inch) Smart Carrier (SC) Enterprise Hard Disk Drive With Tray for Server | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product overview for the HPE 781518-B21

In the dynamic landscape of server technology, storage solutions play a pivotal role in ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and scalability. One such formidable player in the storage arena is the HPE 781518-B21 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS 12GBPS SFF (2.5inch) SC Enterprise Hard Disk Drive. This article dives into the intricacies of this hard disk drive (HDD), shedding light on its specifications, benefits, and how it seamlessly integrates into server environments.

Understanding the Basics

  • Overview of HPE 781518-B21 1.2TB HDD: The HPE 781518-B21 is a high-performance hard disk drive designed for enterprise-level servers. With a storage capacity of 1.2TB, it caters to the demands of data-intensive applications and workloads. The drive operates at 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), ensuring swift data access and transfer speeds.
  • SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) Technology: The HPE 781518-B21 employs SAS technology, a robust and efficient interface that facilitates high-speed data transfer between the hard drive and the server. The 12GBPS SAS interface enhances overall system performance and responsiveness, making it an ideal choice for servers handling mission-critical tasks.

Technical Specifications

  • Form Factor and Size: The HPE 781518-B21 comes in a Small Form Factor (SFF) with a 2.5-inch size. This compact design is well-suited for modern server architectures where space optimization is crucial. The drive's compatibility with the SFF format ensures seamless integration into a variety of server configurations.
  • Rotational Speed: Operating at 10,000 RPM, this HDD offers a balanced blend of speed and reliability. The higher rotational speed contributes to reduced latency, quicker data access, and improved overall system responsiveness. This is particularly advantageous in scenarios where rapid data retrieval is a priority.
  • Enterprise-Class Reliability: As part of the SC Enterprise series, the HPE 781518-B21 is engineered for enterprise-grade reliability. It undergoes stringent testing and quality assurance measures to meet the demands of 24/7 operation in data centers and enterprise server environments. This reliability is crucial for maintaining uninterrupted service and data integrity.
  • Compatibility with Server Trays: The inclusion of a server tray with the HPE 781518-B21 simplifies the installation process. The tray ensures a secure fit within the server chassis, minimizing the risk of vibrations or disconnections. This attention to detail not only enhances ease of use but also contributes to the drive's overall stability.

Performance Benefits

  • Enhanced Data Throughput: The 12GBPS SAS interface, coupled with the 10,000 RPM rotational speed, translates to enhanced data throughput. This is particularly beneficial for applications that demand rapid data access, such as databases, virtualization, and high-performance computing tasks.
  • Optimized for Enterprise Workloads: The HPE 781518-B21 is specifically tailored for enterprise workloads characterized by heavy data processing and storage requirements. Its robust performance profile makes it well-suited for diverse applications, ranging from database management to business-critical transactions.
  • Scalability and Flexibility: In the ever-evolving landscape of IT infrastructure, scalability is a key consideration. The 1.2TB capacity of the HPE 781518-B21, combined with its enterprise-class features, provides a scalable solution for businesses experiencing data growth. Server administrators can seamlessly expand storage capacity by integrating multiple units of this HDD into their infrastructure.
Reliability and Durability
  • Built for 24/7 Operation: Enterprise environments demand hardware that can operate continuously without compromising performance. The HPE 781518-B21 meets this requirement, being built for 24/7 operation. This reliability is crucial for businesses where downtime translates to lost productivity and revenue.
  • Advanced Error Correction: To ensure data integrity, the HPE 781518-B21 incorporates advanced error correction mechanisms. This feature detects and rectifies potential data errors, safeguarding against data corruption and enhancing the overall reliability of the storage subsystem.
  • Temperature and Vibration Tolerance: Enterprise servers are often housed in environments with varying temperature and vibration levels. The HPE 781518-B21 is designed to operate within a specified temperature range and is equipped to handle vibrations, ensuring consistent performance even in challenging conditions.

General Information about the HPE 781518-B21

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# 781518-B21
  • Type: Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • Product Type: SAS 12GBPS

Technical Features for the 1.2TB SAS 12GBPS HDD

  • Capacity: 1.2 TB
  • Form Factor: 2.5-inch (SFF)
  • Connectivity: Dual Port
  • Bytes per Sector: 512
  • Drive Technology (Fill): Air
  • Plug Type: Hot Pluggable
  • Carrier Type: Smart Carrier (SC)
  • Workload Type: Enterprise
  • Bundled with: HPE Smart Carrier (SC)

Drive Performance

  • Drive Transfer Rate: 12 Gb/sec (external)
  • Spindle Speed: 10000 rpm

Expansion & Connectivity

  • Interfaces: 1 x SAS 12 Gb/s
  • Compatible Bay: 2.5-inch SFF

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature: 50 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature: 95 °F
Compatibility of HPE 1.2TB 10K RPM Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
  • HPE Apollo 4200 Gen9 for Google (2.5 inches)
  • HPE ProLiant BL Series: BL460c Gen10 (2.5 inch), BL660c Gen9 (2.5 inch)
  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL180 Gen9 (2.5 inch), DL180 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), DL180 Gen9 Entry (2.5 inch), DL180 Gen9 Storage (2.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 (2.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 Entry (2.5 inch), DL20 Gen9 Performance (2.5 inch), DL388 Gen9 (2.5 inch), DL388 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), DL560 Gen9 (2.5 inch), DL560 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), DL560 Gen9 Entry (2.5 inch), DL560 Gen9 Performance (2.5 inch), DL580 Gen9 (2.5 inch), DL580 Gen9 Database (2.5 inch), DL580 Gen9 SAP HANA Scale-out Base Configuration (2.5 inch), DL580 Gen9 SAP HANA Scale-up Base Configuration (2.5 inch)
  • HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML110 Gen9 (2.5 inch), ML110 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), ML110 Gen9 Entry (2.5 inch), ML30 Gen9 (2.5 inch), ML30 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), ML30 Gen9 Performance (2.5 inch), ML350 Gen9 (2.5 inch), ML350 Gen9 Base (2.5 inch), ML350 Gen9 Entry (2.5 inch), ML350 Gen9 Performance (2.5 inch)
  • HPE ProLiant XL Series: XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray (2.5 inch), XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray (12G) (2.5 inch), XL230a Gen9 Compute Tray (6G) (2.5 inch), XL230a Gen9 NHP Compute Tray (12G) (2.5" SFF), XL250a Gen9 Accelerator Tray (2.5 inch)
  • HPE Synergy 480 Gen10 Base Compute Module (2.5 inches), 480 Gen10 Entry Compute Module (2.5 inches), 480 Gen10 Performance Compute Module (2.5 inches), 480 Gen10 Premium Backplane Compute Module (2.5 inches), 480 Gen10 Standard BackPlane Compute Module (2.5 inches), 480 Gen10 w/o Drives Compute Module (2.5 inches), 660 Gen10 Base Compute Module (2.5 inches), 660 Gen10 Compute Module (2.5 inches), 660 Gen10 Entry Compute Module (2.5 inches), 660 Gen10 Performance Compute Module (2.5 inches), 660 Gen10 Premium Compute Module (2.5 inch)

Outline, the HPE 781518-B21 1.2TB 10K RPM SAS 12GBPS SFF (2.5inch) SC Enterprise Hard Disk Drive stands as a testament to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's commitment to delivering robust and reliable storage solutions for enterprise servers. With its impressive specifications, user-friendly installation, and enterprise-class features, this HDD is poised to meet the evolving demands of modern data centers and server environments. Whether deployed for database management, virtualization, or other data-intensive tasks, the HPE 781518-B21 is a valuable asset for businesses seeking optimal performance and scalability in their IT infrastructure.

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