Product overview of the HPE 1.6TB SSD
The HPE P21129-S21 is a Solid State Drive (SSD) designed for use in server systems. This drive is specifically intended for write-intensive workloads, such as online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and video surveillance. It has a storage capacity of 1.6 terabytes (TB) and utilizes the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface with a data transfer rate of 12 gigabits per second (Gbps). The drive comes in a small form factor (SFF) of 2.5 inches and is designed with a hot-plug smart carrier, allowing for easy replacement without disrupting the system's operation.
The HPE P21129-S21 drive utilizes the SAS-12Gbps interface, which is a high-speed serial interface designed for use in storage systems. This interface provides a data transfer rate of up to 12 Gbps, which is twice the speed of the previous SAS-6Gbps interface. This increased data transfer rate allows for faster data access and retrieval, which is especially important for write-intensive workloads.
The HPE P21129-S21 is specifically designed for use in write-intensive workloads. These workloads involve a large amount of data writing, such as database transactions, data warehousing, and video surveillance. The drive is optimized for these workloads by utilizing a wear-leveling algorithm that evenly distributes data across the drive's cells, ensuring that no one cell is used excessively. This helps to extend the drive's lifespan and prevent premature drive failure.
1.6TB Storage Capacity
The HPE P21129-S21 has a storage capacity of 1.6TB, making it suitable for storing large amounts of data. This capacity is particularly useful for data-intensive applications such as video surveillance, where large amounts of data are generated continuously. The 1.6TB capacity allows for longer periods of data retention and reduces the need for frequent data backups.
2.5-inch Small Form Factor
The HPE P21129-S21 comes in a small form factor (SFF) of 2.5 inches. This form factor is smaller than the traditional 3.5-inch form factor used in many server systems, allowing for more drives to be installed in the same amount of space. The smaller form factor also allows for more efficient cooling, as the smaller drives generate less heat than their larger counterparts.
Hot-Plug Smart Carrier
The HPE P21129-S21 drive is designed with a hot-plug smart carrier, which allows for easy replacement of the drive without disrupting the system's operation. This is particularly important in server systems, where downtime can be costly. The smart carrier also provides information about the drive's status, allowing for proactive monitoring and replacement of drives before they fail.
Finally,The HPE P21129-S21 1.6TB SFF SAS-12GBPS Write-Intensive 2.5-inch Hot-Plug Smart Carrier Solid State Drive is a high-performance SSD designed for use in server systems. It utilizes the SAS-12Gbps interface for fast data transfer and is optimized for write-intensive workloads. The drive's 1.6TB storage capacity, small form factor, and hot-plug smart carrier make it an excellent choice for data-intensive applications that require high-speed, reliable storage.
General Information about this P21129-S21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# P21129-S21
- Option Part# P21129-B21
- SmartBuy Part# P21129-S21
- Spare Part# P22587-001
- Product Type: Solid State Drive
- Interface: SAS-12GBPS
- Capacity: 1.6TB
- Category: Proliant HardDrive
- Generation: SAS SC SSD
- Form Factor: 2.5 inches
- Best Use: Write-Intensive
- Drive Interface Standard: 12Gb/s SAS
- Best application: Write Intensive (WI)
- Drive Tray: Smart Carrier (SC)
- Hot Swap: Yes
Dimensions & Weight
- Height: 0.63 inch
- Width: 3.10 inch
- Depth: 5.45 inch
- Weight: 1.50 lbs
- Proliant BL Series: BL460c (G10)
- Proliant DL Series: DL20 (G10) DL60 (G10) DL80 (G10) DL160 (G10)
- Proliant DL Series: DL325 (G10) DL360 (G10) DL380 (G10) DL385 (G10 G10+) DL388 (G10)
- Proliant DL Series: DL560 (G10) DL580 (G10)
- Proliant ML Series: ML30 (G10) ML110 (G10) ML350 (G10)
- Proliant XL Series: XL230k (G10)
- Synergy Series: 480 (G10) 660 (G10) D3940
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Users who prefer faster transfer rates and improved system response would find SAS 12GBPS SSDs handy. These drives are suitable for use in enterprise servers and storage arrays. They can process large workloads that require high input/output and low latency. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are one of the most improved storage devices for server virtualization, high-end computing, and data analytics.
These drives support dual-port operation with features that improve reliability. These features include advanced error correction, high signal quality, data integrity technology, and several others. They use higher signal voltages with end-to-end integrity, offering better data speed than SATA drives, and supporting multiple data paths.
Ultra-Fast & Consistent Performance
As SSDs continue to expand in the memory market, the SAS solid-state drives seek to leverage the 12GBPs architecture to offer high-level performance. The design of these drives allows them to carry out several operations effectively. Server virtualization, tiering, high-performance computing, and data analytics have never been faster.
These drives have steady performance specs to allow them to carry out sequential activities. Users will find SAS SSDs with form factors within the range of 1.8" and 3.5", making them a compact option. The SAS 12GBPS comes with a multi-path connection which provides room for fail-over redundancy. With this, users can be sure that there will be no single point of failure.
Furthermore, they feature advanced SAS error-control that ensures high-level error correction and data protection. There is also an error-recovery technology combination that helps to protect user data and prevent data loss.
Built for Data-Intensive & Energy Saving Applications
The virtual storage systems and servers in today's world demand a high level of data use. Bulky data requirements are needed for hybrid cloud environments and database systems. SAS 12GBPS SSDs are built to handle these data-intensive operations. Users will find SAS SSDs that offer capacities up to 30.72TB.
There are other lesser and more affordable capacity offerings available today. These provide data centers, analysts, and computing enthusiasts with more data storage options. Users will not need to buy several drives, thereby saving costs and rack spaces.
Also, these SAS 12GBPS SSDs come in various endurance ratings, depending on the operations they are used for. They also have different settings, which range from ultra-low to high. The ultra-low-power mode, for instance, helps users to maximize energy-saving while offering improved performance.
Features of SAS 12GBPS
- Ultra-fast performance for demanding enterprise operations
- Endurance build to match a variety of workloads
- Reduce data access wait times when used for complex workloads
- Offer the highest level of reliability and scalability
- Safeguard data against undetectable power losses and unexpected data corruption
- First-in-class storage density
- Ensure data integrity with topnotch error detection and correction technology
- Ensure data constant data availability for crucial systems.
- High-level enterprise operations with data-intensive workloads
- External enterprise solutions for servers
- Hyperscale operations
- Cloud data centers for bulk storage
- Centralized surveillance systems
- Backup and restore enterprise virtual tape
- High-capacity RAID storage
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