Product Overview for the HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB Solid State Drive
The HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD is a storage device designed for use in servers, specifically the ProLiant Gen9, Gen10, and newer models. It offers a significant storage capacity of 3.2 terabytes (TB) and utilizes Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) technology. This SSD is optimized for mainstream performance and mixed-use scenarios, making it suitable for a wide range of applications in enterprise environments. In this detailed guide, we'll delve into the various aspects of this SSD, including its features, benefits, specifications, and compatibility.
Understanding Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe)
NVMe is a protocol designed for accessing storage media such as SSDs via the PCIe bus. It offers significant improvements over traditional storage protocols like SATA and SAS in terms of speed, latency, and parallelism. By utilizing the PCIe interface, NVMe SSDs can deliver substantially higher performance, making them ideal for demanding workloads and applications where speed is crucial.
Key Features of HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD
- High Capacity: The HPE P13672-B21 SSD offers a generous storage capacity of 3.2TB, making it suitable for storing large amounts of data, applications, and virtualized workloads.
- NVMe Technology: Leveraging NVMe technology, this SSD delivers superior performance compared to traditional storage solutions. It enables faster data transfer rates, reduced latency, and improved I/O operations, resulting in enhanced overall system performance.
- Small Form Factor (SFF): With its compact 2.5-inch form factor, the SSD can fit into tight spaces within servers, maximizing storage density without sacrificing performance or reliability.
- Digitally Signed Firmware: The firmware of the SSD is digitally signed, ensuring the authenticity and integrity of the firmware code. This enhances security by protecting against unauthorized modifications or tampering.
- PCIe x4 Interface: The SSD utilizes the PCIe x4 interface, providing ample bandwidth for data transfer between the storage device and the server. This high-speed interface minimizes bottlenecks and ensures optimal performance.
- Mainstream Performance: Designed for mainstream performance, the SSD strikes a balance between speed, capacity, and cost-effectiveness. It is well-suited for a variety of workloads, including virtualization, database applications, and cloud computing.
- Mixed-Use SSD: The SSD is optimized for mixed-use scenarios, where the workload consists of both read and write operations. This makes it versatile enough to handle diverse workloads with varying demands on storage performance.
Benefits of HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD
- Enhanced Performance: By leveraging NVMe technology and mainstream performance optimizations, the SSD delivers superior performance compared to traditional storage solutions. This translates to faster data access, reduced latency, and improved responsiveness for applications and workloads.
- Increased Efficiency: The high storage capacity and mixed-use optimization of the SSD contribute to improved efficiency in enterprise environments. It allows organizations to consolidate workloads onto fewer storage devices, reducing complexity and management overhead.
- Scalability: The SSD offers scalability to meet growing storage demands in evolving IT environments. Organizations can easily expand their storage infrastructure by adding more SSDs as needed, without compromising performance or reliability.
- Reliability and Security: With digitally signed firmware and robust design, the SSD provides reliability and security assurance. Organizations can trust the integrity of their data and operations, minimizing the risk of data loss or unauthorized access.
- Cost-Effectiveness: Despite its high performance and advanced features, the SSD remains cost-effective, offering a compelling balance between price and performance. Organizations can achieve significant value and return on investment by leveraging this storage solution.
Compatibility with ProLiant Servers
The HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD is compatible with a range of ProLiant servers, including Gen9, Gen10, and newer models. This compatibility ensures seamless integration and optimal performance when used in conjunction with HPE server platforms. Whether deploying new servers or upgrading existing infrastructure, organizations can leverage the SSD to enhance storage capabilities and meet the demands of modern workloads.
Applications and Use Cases
The HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD is suitable for various applications and uses cases in enterprise environments. Some common scenarios where this SSD excels include:
- Virtualization: Virtualized environments benefit from the high performance and efficiency of NVMe SSDs. The SSD accelerates virtual machine operations, improves VM density, and enhances overall system responsiveness.
- Database Workloads: Database applications often require fast storage to deliver optimal performance. The SSD's low latency and high throughput make it well-suited for database workloads, enabling faster data access and query processing.
- Cloud Computing: In cloud computing environments, where agility and scalability are paramount, the SSD offers the performance and flexibility needed to support diverse workloads. It enables rapid provisioning of resources and ensures consistent performance for cloud-based services.
- Big Data Analytics: Big data analytics platforms rely on fast storage to process and analyze large volumes of data efficiently. The SSD accelerates data ingest, processing, and querying, enabling organizations to derive insights faster and make informed decisions.
- High-Performance Computing (HPC): HPC clusters demand high-speed storage to deliver maximum computing performance. The SSD's NVMe technology and mainstream performance make it an ideal choice for HPC applications, improving simulation, modeling, and data processing tasks.
Main Information of the HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB SSD
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# P13672-B21
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Capacity: 3.2 Terabytes (3.2 TB) - This means the device can store up to 3.2 terabytes of data.
- Height: 15 Millimeters (15 Mm) - It refers to the physical size of the device, which is 15 millimeters tall.
- Form Factor: Small Form Factor (SFF) - This describes the compact size and shape of the device.
- Plug Type: Hot-Plug - It can be inserted or removed without shutting down the system, allowing for easy maintenance.
- Carrier Type: SCN - Specifies the type of carrier or mounting mechanism used for the device.
- Flash Type: Triple-Level Cell (TLC) - Indicates the type of flash memory technology used for storage.
- Port: Single - There is one port available on the device.
- Sequential Reads: 3300 Megabits per second (Mbps) - The speed at which the device can read data in a continuous sequential manner.
- Sequential Writes: 2400 Megabits per second (Mbps) - The speed at which the device can write data in a continuous sequential manner.
- Random Reads 157,000 Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) - The speed of random read operations.
- Random Writes 169,000 Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) - The speed of random write operations.
Compatibility of 3.2TB SSD
HPE ProLiant DL Series servers
- DL325 (Gen10 Plus)
- DL345 (Gen10 Plus)
- DL360 (Gen10 Plus)
- DL365 (Gen10 Plus)
- DL380 (Gen10 Plus)
- DL385 (Gen10 Plus)
Outline, The HPE P13672-B21 3.2TB NVMe SSD is a high-performance, reliable, and cost-effective storage solution designed for use in HPE ProLiant Gen9 and Gen10 Plus servers. Its large storage capacity, NVMe interface, and PCIe x4 interface make it ideal for a wide range of applications, from data-intensive workloads to mission-critical applications.
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