HPE 881457-B21 2.4TB Hard Disk Drive
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HPE 881457-B21 SAS 12GBPS HDD 2.4TB 10K RPM SFF SC Refurbished

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881457-B21 Terabytes (TB) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12 Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Hard Disk Drive Small Form Factor (SFF) Hot Plug with tray for G9 and G10 Server | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the HPE 881457-B21 Hard Disk Drive

In the rapidly evolving landscape of enterprise technology, server storage solutions play a crucial role in ensuring optimal performance and data management. One such standout offering is the HPE 881457-B21 Terabytes (TB) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) 12GBPS Hard Disk Drive (HDD) in Small Form Factor (SFF), equipped with Hot Plug functionality and a convenient tray designed for compatibility with G9 and G10 servers. This comprehensive guide aims to shed light on the various facets of this storage powerhouse, elucidating its features, benefits, and the seamless integration it offers for modern server infrastructures.

Understanding the Basics of the Hard Drive12 Gigabits Per Second Speed

The 12 Gbps speed of the HPE 881457-B21 SAS HDD ensures swift data transfer, reducing latency and enhancing overall system responsiveness. This high-speed capability is essential for meeting the demands of modern applications and workloads.

1.2. Terabytes Capacity

At the core of its capability is the impressive storage capacity measured in terabytes. The large storage capacity is particularly advantageous for enterprises dealing with massive datasets, allowing them to store, access, and manage extensive amounts of information efficiently.

Serial-Attached SCSI Technology

The integration of SAS technology ensures a high level of performance and reliability. SAS provides a superior data transfer rate, making it an ideal choice for applications that demand fast and efficient data access. This technology is known for its robustness, making it suitable for enterprise-level workloads.

Small Form Factor Design

The Small Form Factor design of the HPE 881457-B21 contributes to efficient space utilization within server enclosures. This compact design is particularly beneficial for environments where physical space is a constraint, allowing for more storage in a smaller footprint.

Hot Plug Functionality

The inclusion of Hot Plug functionality enables administrators to replace or add drives without shutting down the server. This hot-swapping capability minimizes downtime, ensuring continuous operation and enhancing system availability.

Compatibility with G9 and G10 Servers

The HPE 881457-B21 is tailored to seamlessly integrate with G9 and G10 servers, making it an ideal choice for organizations utilizing these server generations. This compatibility ensures a hassle-free upgrade or replacement process for existing infrastructure.

Key Features and AdvantagesRobust Data Security

The HPE 881457-B21 prioritizes data security with advanced features such as built-in encryption and error-checking mechanisms. These features contribute to the integrity and confidentiality of stored data, safeguarding against potential threats and ensuring compliance with industry regulations.

Enhanced Performance

Leveraging the 12 Gbps SAS interface, this HDD delivers exceptional read and write speeds. This enhanced performance is particularly advantageous for applications that require rapid data access and processing, such as database management systems and virtualization environments.

Scalability and Flexibility

The scalable nature of the HPE 881457-B21 allows organizations to adapt to changing storage requirements. Whether there's a need for increased capacity or additional drives for redundancy, the HDD provides a flexible solution that aligns with the evolving needs of the business.

Efficient Power Consumption

In addition to its performance prowess, the HPE 881457-B21 is designed with power efficiency in mind. Its intelligent power management features contribute to reduced energy consumption, promoting sustainability and lowering operational costs over the long term.

Simplified Maintenance and Management

The Hot Plug functionality not only minimizes downtime but also simplifies maintenance tasks. Administrators can replace or add drives on the fly, streamlining the overall management of the storage infrastructure and contributing to operational efficiency.

Integration with G9 and G10 ServersG9 Server Integration

The HPE 881457-B21 is crafted to seamlessly integrate with Gen9 servers, capitalizing on the architecture and capabilities of this server generation. The compatibility ensures a smooth upgrade path for organizations currently relying on G9 servers, allowing them to enhance storage capacity without major disruptions.

G10 Server Integration

As technology advances, so do server generations. The HPE 881457-B21 extends its compatibility to Gen10 servers, aligning with the latest innovations and enhancements introduced by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Organizations investing in G10 servers can leverage the full potential of this HDD to meet their evolving storage needs.

Use Cases and Applications

Data-Intensive Applications

The HPE 881457-B21 is tailor-made for data-intensive applications, including but not limited to big data analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Its high capacity and speed make it an ideal choice for handling the massive datasets inherent in these advanced computing workloads.

Virtualization Environments

Virtualized infrastructures demand storage solutions that can keep up with the dynamic nature of virtual machines. The HPE 881457-B21's high-speed SAS interface and Hot Plug functionality make it a reliable choice for virtualization environments, where quick data access and seamless maintenance are critical.

Database Management Systems

Database performance is directly impacted by the speed and reliability of storage solutions. The HPE 881457-B21, with its 12 Gbps SAS interface, ensures swift data access and retrieval, enhancing the overall performance of database management systems.

Enterprise Storage Arrays

The scalability and compatibility of the HPE 881457-B21 make it an excellent choice for enterprise storage arrays. Whether integrated into existing arrays or forming the foundation of a new storage infrastructure, this HDD provides the capacity and reliability required for enterprise-level data storage.

General Information about the HPE 881457-B21 2.4TB Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# 881457-B21
  • Product Type: Hard Drive (HDD)
  • HDD Type: SAS 12GBPS
Technical Information about the HPE 2.4TB Hard Drive
  • Capacity 2.4 TB Storage Drive
  • Form Factor 2.5-inch SFF
  • Bytes per Sector 512
  • Drive Technology Air (Cooling mechanism)
  • Plug Type Hot Plug
  • Format Type 512e (Advanced format for efficient data storage)
  • Carrier Type Smart Carrier (SC)
  • Workload Enterprise
  • Features Advanced format 512e, Digitally Signed Firmware, Dual Port
  • Bundled with HPE SmartDrive carrier
Performance for SAS 12GBPS HDD
  • Drive Rotation Speed 10,000 RPM
  • Transfer Rate Synchronous (Max) 12GB/SEC
  • Average Seek Time 3.7 MS
  • Max Seek Time 7.3 MS max
  • OD Media Rate, Max Sequential Throughput (MiB/s) 255
Expansion & Connectivity
  • Compatible Bay 2.5-inch SFF

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature 50°F
  • Max Operating Temperature 95°F

Compatibility with HPE ProLiant Servers

  • DL Series: DL120 Gen9, DL120 Gen9 Entry, DL160 Gen9, DL160 Gen9 Base, DL160 Gen9 Entry, DL160 Gen9 Performance, DL160 Gen9 ThoughtSpot Server, DL180 Gen9, DL180 Gen9 Base, DL180 Gen9 Entry, DL180 Gen9 Storage, DL20 Gen9, DL20 Gen9 Base, DL20 Gen9 Entry, DL20 Gen9 Performance, DL20 Gen9 Solution, DL20 Gen9 Special Server, DL360 Gen10, DL360 Gen10 Base, DL360 Gen10 Entry, DL360 Gen10 High-Performance, DL360 Gen10 Performance, DL360 Gen10 Solution, DL380 Gen10, DL380 Gen10 Base, DL380 Gen10 Entry, DL380 Gen10 High-Performance, DL380 Gen10 Performance, DL380 Gen10 Solution, DL385 Gen10, DL385 Gen10 Base, DL385 Gen10 Entry, DL385 Gen10 High-Performance, DL385 Gen10 Performance, DL385 Gen10 Solution, DL580 Gen10, DL580 Gen10 Base, DL580 Gen10 Entry, DL580 Gen10 Performance.
  • ML Series: ML110 Gen10, ML110 Gen10 Performance, ML110 Gen10 Solution, ML110 Gen9, ML110 Gen9 Base, ML110 Gen9 Entry, ML150 Gen9, ML150 Gen9 Base, ML150 Gen9 Entry, ML150 Gen9 Performance, ML30 Gen9, ML30 Gen9 Base, ML30 Gen9 Entry, ML30 Gen9 Performance, ML30 Gen9 Solution, ML350 Gen10, ML350 Gen10 Base, ML350 Gen10 Entry, ML350 Gen10 Performance, ML350 Gen10 Solution, ML350 Gen10 Sub-Entry.
  • XL Series: XL170r Gen10, XL450 Gen10.

Outline, the HPE 881457-B21 2.4 TB SAS Hard Disk Drive stands as a testament to HPE's commitment to delivering high-performance storage solutions. From its impressive storage capacity and high-speed SAS connectivity to its compact Small Form Factor design and Hot Plug functionality, every aspect of this hard disk drive is meticulously engineered to meet the demands of modern server environments.

For IT professionals seeking a reliable and efficient storage solution for their G9 and G10 servers, the HPE 881457-B21 presents itself as a compelling option. Its seamless compatibility, coupled with the convenience of a tray for installation, ensures that this hard disk drive not only meets but exceeds the expectations of businesses relying on robust server infrastructure.
As technology continues to advance, HPE remains at the forefront, consistently innovating to address the evolving needs of the IT landscape. The HPE 881457-B21 stands as a testament to this commitment, providing a glimpse into the future of server storage solutions.

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