Product Overview of the HPE P12950-001
The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is a hardware device designed for use with HPE MSA 2060 Storage systems. In this article, we will explore what the HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is, how it works, and what its features are.
What is the HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller? The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is a Smart Array SAS controller module that is designed for use with HPE MSA 2060 Storage systems. It is an essential component that connects to the backplane of the storage enclosure and controls the flow of data between the enclosure and the host computer.
How does it work?
The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller works by managing the flow of data between the host computer and the storage enclosure. It uses a SAS interface to communicate with the storage enclosure, allowing it to control the flow of data between the drives and the host computer.
The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is designed to provide high-performance data transfer rates, ensuring that the storage system can keep up with the demands of modern data-intensive applications. It uses advanced data management technologies to optimize data access and improve system performance.
The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller comes with several features that make it an excellent choice for businesses looking to optimize their storage systems. These include:
- High-Performance Data Transfer Rates: The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller provides high-performance data transfer rates, ensuring that the storage system can keep up with the demands of modern data-intensive applications.
- Advanced Data Management Technologies: The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller uses advanced data management technologies to optimize data access and improve system performance. These technologies include SSD Smart Path, which allows the controller to automatically detect and use the fastest path to the data, and Write Back Cache, which speeds up write operations by temporarily storing data in memory.
- Flexible Configuration Options: The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller comes with flexible configuration options, allowing businesses to customize the storage system to meet their specific needs. It supports RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60, and can be configured with up to 2GB of cache memory.
- Easy to Install and Manage: The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is easy to install and manage, thanks to its intuitive management software. Businesses can easily monitor system performance, configure RAID arrays, and perform other maintenance tasks using the HPE Smart Storage Administrator software.
In Summary: The HPE P12950-001 SPS-MSA 2060 SAS Controller is a high-performance data management device designed for use with HPE MSA 2060 Storage systems. It provides advanced data management technologies, high-performance data transfer rates, and flexible configuration options, making it an excellent choice for businesses looking to optimize their storage systems. Its intuitive management software also makes it easy to install and manage, ensuring that businesses can easily monitor system performance and perform maintenance tasks as needed.
General Information about the HPE P12950-001
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# P12950-001
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : SAS Controller
- Interface Type: SAS 12 Gb/s
- Number of Ports: 4
- Data Transfer Rate: 12 Gb/s per port
- Form Factor: Plug-in module
- Designed For: HPE Modular Smart Array 2060 storage array
- Supported Devices: Hard drive, disk array (RAID)
- RAID Level: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 3, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, RAID 50, RAID 60
- Cache Memory Size: 4 GB DDR4
- Compatibility Information: HPE Modular Smart Array 2060
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Controller - SAS Controller
A SAS controller is an incredibly vital addition to your device's hardware makeup. A SAS card allows you to seamlessly employ the use of SATA drives to expand your device's storage capacity and the best part - it is unbelievably cost-effective.
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SAS Controller - What Is It?
A SAS controller has a similar infrastructure and shares quite a number of features with the SATA hard drive. You can plug a SATA drive into your SAS controller, but on the other hand, you cannot do the opposite with your SAS drives.
In comparison, SAS drives far outmatch the performance of SATA drives. Furthermore, unlike the design of SATA drives, SAS drives can withstand the rigor of 24/7 usage.
SATA vs. SAS controller cards
The SATA interface has simplified the process of choosing a new hard drive for your computer. The SATA interface lets you simply plug in a device to gain access to extra storage.
The SAS controller, on the other hand, may just be the next improvement to the SATA interface. SAS (meaning Serial Attached SCSI), is notably known to perform significantly faster than a SATA controller. And more recent versions of the SAS controllers support up to twice the transfer speed of the SATA controller with transfer speeds of up to 12 gigabits per second.
SAS controller cards are also full-duplex; this means that a SAS controller can both send and receive data at full speeds at the same time. The SATA controller on the other hand can only communicate data in one direction at a time.
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- PCI-E: This important piece of hardware serves as the point of connection between your computer's external components, and the primary circuit board. The Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) is well-known because it is probably the easiest way to add devices such as a SAS controller into your device's primary circuit board.
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