Product Overview of HPE 871040-003 Smart Array
The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller is a cutting-edge piece of hardware that provides enterprise-level storage capabilities for high-performance computing environments. In this article, we will provide an in-depth explanation of the features and benefits of this product, including its specifications, compatibility, and functionality.
The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller is a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) controller that uses the latest SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) technology to provide up to 12Gbps of data transfer speed. It has a PCIe (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express) 3.0 x8 interface and supports up to 48 SAS or SATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment) hard disk drives or solid-state drives (SSDs).
The controller features an ARM Cortex-A15 1.2 GHz processor and 2 GB of DDR3 memory, which enables it to efficiently manage large volumes of data. Additionally, it supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, as well as HBA (Host Bus Adapter) mode for non-RAID configurations. The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller also includes an integrated battery-backed cache (BBWC) module that provides protection against data loss during power outages.
The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller is designed to work with HPE Gen10 servers, including the HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10, HPE ProLiant DL380 Gen10, HPE Synergy 480 Gen10 Compute Module, and HPE Apollo 2000 Gen10 System. It is also compatible with various operating systems, including Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and VMware vSphere.
The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller provides enterprise-level storage functionality for high-performance computing environments. It is designed to optimize performance, reliability, and scalability while minimizing downtime and data loss.
One of the key features of the controller is its support for multiple RAID levels, which allows users to choose the configuration that best suits their specific requirements. RAID 0, for example, provides high performance with no data redundancy, while RAID 1 provides data redundancy with no performance penalty. RAID 5 and 6 provide a balance of performance and data redundancy, while RAID 10, 50, and 60 provide a combination of performance, data redundancy, and scalability.
The HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller also includes advanced features such as dynamic sector repair, which detects and repairs bad sectors on-the-fly, and online drive firmware upgrades, which allow users to upgrade hard drive firmware without taking the system offline.
In summary, the HPE 871040-003 Smart Array P408i-a SR Gen10 12GBPS SAS LH Controller is a powerful and versatile RAID controller that provides enterprise-level storage capabilities for high-performance computing environments. Its advanced features and compatibility with a range of HPE Gen10 servers and operating systems make it an ideal choice for businesses that require high-performance, reliable, and scalable storage solutions.
General Information about the HPE 871040-003
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# 871040-003
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : Smart Array
- Transfer Rate
- 12GBPS Sas Per Lane
- 6GBPS Sata Per Lane
- Pci-Express 3.0 X8 Lane Width
- Form Factor Type-a Modular Controller
- Ports Internal: 8 Sas Lanes Across 2 X4 Mini-sas Ports
- Cache 2 Gb Flash-backed Write Cache
- HPE Proliant Dl360 Gen10
- HPE Proliant Dl560 Gen10
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SAS controllers facilitate the use of SATA drives to increase the storage capacity with extreme ease. You can get the best SAS SATA controllers here on allhdd.com. Our SAS SATA controllers are some of the best you can find around at the best prices.
SATA is the acronym for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment while the SCSI, nicknamed Scuzzy, is short for Serial Attached Small Computer System Interface.
SATA and SAS connectors help link up your computer components, including media and hard drives to the system's motherboard. SATA drives are more affordable and used for personal computing while fast and reliable SAS drives are the best fit for servers.
On the other hand, SAS controllers work flawlessly on SATA hard drives because both share identical infrastructure and possess related characteristics.
If you'd prefer speed over space, then a SAS-based hard drive is your best bet. However, SATA drives on the other hand, while lagging in terms of speed have a much larger storage capacity.
Data Transfer Speed
Throughput is the volume of data that a drive can move, process, or read and write in a specific amount of time. The drive's throughput is usually tested to measure its speed.
The Input/output operations per second (IOPS) may also be measured. However, the IOPS and throughput outcomes usually imply the same things about the drive.
While the SAS drives boast higher throughput than SATA drives; there are fewer general delays. But there is some overlap between the more high-speed SATA drives and slower SAS drives. On allhdd.com, you can shop some of the best SAS SATA controllers from well-known brands across the world.
While a handful of factors affect the drive's performance, the major factor affecting throughput is the revolution per minute (rpm). Consequently, the higher the rpm, the higher the drive's throughput.
The speed variation is most notable when dealing with large files. A SAS drive boasting 15000 rpm will most likely read and write a 1TB file faster than a SATA drive with 7200 rpm.
Most SATA-based drives' usual speed ranges from 5400 rpm to 7200 rpm, and most SAS-based drives run between 7200 rpm and 15000 rpm.
SAS-SATA Controllers on Allhdd.com
While you can count on both quality and affordability, we also bring you a wide range of SAS SATA controllers to cater to your storage needs. SAS and SATA's notable difference is that SAS is developed to endure 24/7 performance in firms, including data centers. Choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers including 24 Port, PERC H830, Expander Card, PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC 5, Host Bus Adapter, Equallogic, PERC H710, 4 Port, 1-Port, 8 Port, PERC H700, PERC H800, Smart Array, Serveraid, PERC H740, Raid Controller, PCI-E, 12 Port, Controller Card, and16 Port.
You can use a SATA drive for servers just as you would use a SAS drive. However, the SATA drive would deliver a slower performance and a higher probability of failing or hinting at a failure. This laxity could prove expensive to firms that depend on such drives.
A SAS drive has a mean time between failures (MTBF) that ranges from (1.2-1.6 million) hours of use at 113°F (45°C), while that of a SATA drive is about (700,000-1.2 million) hours of use at 77°F (25°C).
SATA disk drives offer many benefits, including the fact that they boast an unbeatable combination of low cost, high capacity, and performance. Taking advantage of this with SAS SATA controllers could bring a significant return on investment. You can count on a 24/7 customer care center for all issues regarding sales and delivery. Allhdd.com delivers all items free of charge within the 48 U. S. states. Please choose from our collection of top-quality SAS SATA controllers today for optimum performance.
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