Maintenance and Troubleshooting
The HPE 960GB SATA 6GBPS 2.5-inch SFF Read Intensive Hot-Swap SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) designed for use in HPE servers. It is intended for read-intensive workloads and can be hot-swapped, meaning it can be replaced without shutting down the server.
For maintenance, it is recommended to periodically check the drive's health status using the server's built-in management software, such as HPE's iLO or the Smart Storage Administrator utility. It's also recommended to keep the firmware of the drive updated to the latest version.
If the drive encounters an issue, troubleshooting steps may include checking for error messages in the server's event logs, running diagnostic tests using the management software, and checking for any loose connections or damaged cables. If the drive is found to be faulty, it should be replaced.
It's important to follow the HPE's documentation, best practices and guidelines for maintenance and troubleshooting.
Future Developments & Advancements
870667-003 HPE 960GB SATA 6GBPS 2.5inch SFF Read Intensive Hot-Swap SSD. However, in general, there are several areas in which solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to improve in the future:
- Capacity: As the demand for larger storage capacity increases, SSD manufacturers are working to develop larger-capacity drives.
- Speed: SSDs are already much faster than traditional hard disk drives (HDDs), and manufacturers are continuing to work on ways to make them even faster.
- Durability: SSDs have no moving parts, which makes them more durable than HDDs. However, manufacturers are still working on ways to make them even more reliable and long-lasting.
- Cost: As the technology improves and production volume increases, the cost of SSDs is expected to decrease.
- Energy efficiency: SSDs are already more energy-efficient than HDDs, but manufacturers are working on ways to make them even more efficient.
- NVMe over Fabrics : NVMe over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) is an upcoming technology that allows NVMe SSDs to be connected to servers over a network fabric, such as Fibre Channel or Ethernet, which will allow for faster data transfer rates and lower latency.
- 3D NAND : 3D NAND is a newer type of NAND flash memory that stacks memory cells on top of each other, rather than next to each other. This allows for higher storage densities and lower costs.
- QLC(Quad Level Cell) NAND : QLC NAND is a newer type of NAND flash memory that stores 4 bits of data per cell, rather than the traditional 3 bits per cell. This allows for higher storage densities, but at the cost of lower write endurance.
Compatibility and Installation
The HPE 960GB SATA 6GBPS 2.5inch SFF Read Intensive Hot-Swap SSD (part number 870667-003) is a solid-state drive (SSD) that is designed for use in HPE ProLiant servers and storage systems. It is compatible with servers and storage systems that support 2.5-inch small form factor (SFF) hot-swap drives.
The drive has a 6 Gbps SATA interface and can be used in read-intensive applications, such as boot and data drives, and read-intensive caching. The drive has a capacity of 960 GB and is designed to be a drop-in replacement for existing 2.5-inch SFF hot-swap drives, making installation simple and straightforward.
To install the drive, you will need to first make sure that your server or storage system is compatible with 2.5-inch SFF hot-swap drives. Then, you can simply remove the existing drive from the hot-swap bay, and insert the new drive in its place. The server or storage system should automatically recognize the new drive and make it available for use.
- Manufacturer : Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
- MPN : 870667-003
- Type : Hot-Swap Solid State Drive (SSD)
- Sub Type : SATA-6GBPS
- Option Part Number: 875511-B21
- Spare Part Number: 875656-001
- Model Number: VK000960GWEZD
- SKU : 870667-003
- Capacity: 960 GB
- Form Factor: 2.5 inch SFF
- Features: Digitally Signed Firmware
- Carrier Type: Smart Carrier
- Plug Type: Hot Plug
- Workload Type: Read Intensive
- Bundled With: HPE Smart Carrier
- Drive Transfer Rate: 6 Gb/sec (External)
- 4KB Random Read: 61000 IOPS
- 4KB Random Write: 31000 IOPS
Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 0.63 Inch
- Width: 3.10 Inch
- Depth: 5.45 Inch
- Weight: 1.50 Lbs
- HPE ProLiant BL Series: BL460c Gen9 (2.5inch), BL460c Gen9 Base (2.5inch), BL460c Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), BL460c Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), BL660c Gen9 (2.5inch)
- HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL120 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL120 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), DL160 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL160 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), DL160 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), DL160 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), DL160 Gen9 Thoughtspot Server (2.5inch), DL180 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL180 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), DL180 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), DL180 Gen9 Storage (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Entry (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Performance (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 solution (2.5inch), DL20 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL20 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), DL20 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), DL20 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), DL20 Gen9 Special Server (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 High Performance (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 Scale-up SAP HANA Tailored Datacenter Integration Compute Block (2.5inch), DL380 Gen9 Special (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 Base (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 Entry (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 High-Performance (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 Performance (2.5inch), DL385 Gen10 Solution (2.5inch), DL388 Gen9 (2.5inch), DL388 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), DL580 Gen10 (2.5inch), DL580 Gen10 Base (2.5inch), DL580 Gen10 Entry (2.5inch), DL580 Gen10 Performance (2.5inch)
- HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML110 Gen10 (2.5inch), ML110 Gen10 Entry (2.5inch), ML110 Gen10 Performance (2.5inch), ML110 Gen9 (2.5inch), ML110 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), ML110 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), ML150 Gen9 (2.5inch), ML150 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), ML150 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), ML150 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), ML30 Gen9 (2.5inch), ML30 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), ML30 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), ML30 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch), ML30 Gen9 Solution (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 Base (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 Entry (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 Performance (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 Solution (2.5inch), ML350 Gen10 Sub-Entry (2.5inch), ML350 Gen9 (2.5inch), ML350 Gen9 Base (2.5inch), ML350 Gen9 Entry (2.5inch), ML350 Gen9 Performance (2.5inch)
- HPE ProLiant WS Series: WS460c Gen9 (2.5inch), WS460c Gen9 Graphics (2.5inch), WS460c Gen9 Graphics Expansion (2.5inch)
About Refurbished Products
SATA 6GB/S SSD (Solid State Drive)
When high-end computer or server hardware comes into the picture, it is always a great idea to push the performance bar higher. Until users begin to use devices that are faster than conventional disks, then some benchmark grades would be significantly hampered. This is where SATA drives come into the picture.
SATA drives remain the most commonly used storage devices in mid-range PCs and desktop computers. They are compatible with several computer motherboards and operating systems. As such, they are one of the best storage solutions available. SATA drives are also typically used in popular gaming consoles.
They offer impressive storage capacity and excellent transmission speed. Now, the magic of SSDs is in the dazzling amount of data they send through SATA ports. Not only do they do that, but the solid-state technology allows them to respond to storage requirements efficiently. They do this with the fastest of speeds.
Their response time is incredible, allowing users across different levels to enjoy their use. The evolution of SSDs has seen them have much faster transfer rates. In addition to offering faster response times, these drives can almost saturate the entirety of a SATA port.
SATA 6GB/S Benefits
Users wonder about the need for or the benefits of adopting the SATA 6GB/S technology. This may result from hard drives current inability to fill the SATA 3.0 pipe at the 6GB/S speeds. However, SATA III ports now support bandwidths that are up to 6GBPs. There are several benefits to gain from using solid-state drives with a SATA 6GB S interface.
SATA 6GB S SSD Improved Performance
Users should expect improved performances and cache-efficient desktop applications. This interface would ensure that operations such as graphics design, video editing, and gaming become a lot faster. Compatible solid-state drives will reach faster sequential read-write speed rates. That way, users will see improved user experience and productivity, regardless of the activity they perform.
Compatibility SSD SATA 6.0 GB S
Another great advantage of these drives is that they work well with older components. They are backward compatible with SATA II and SATA I interfaces. Therefore, users do not need to change their old PCs or desktop computers before using these drives.
Improved Space Management
When compared to the PATA connectors, SATA drives are much smaller. This allows them to adapt to even the smallest PC cases, enabling better airflow among components. The SATA 6GBPS drives are suitable for connecting SSDs and optical drives to a motherboard. They do this without taking much space, thanks to the flat designs.
Bigger Cache Memories SATA 6.0 gb s
Renowned disk drive vendors are now equipping these drives with bigger and faster cache memories. This way, any application in use can predict what data a user is likely to need next. With this, they help to increase data transfer rates of SATA 6GBPS SSD with smart fetching and caching algorithms. The technology ensures no delay in retrieving information that has been pre-fetched and stored in the cache.
The Ultimate Performance Booster
Incremental investment in SATA 6GB/S drives can yield incredible improvement in performance. They have been amplified for higher capacities to be the mainstream high-performance devices.
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