Product Overview of the HPE P26279-B21
The HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller is a high-performance storage solution designed for small and medium-sized businesses. It is an ideal solution for those who need a cost-effective storage solution that provides high data protection, reliability, and scalability. The controller is manufactured by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), a well-known brand in the IT industry, which has a reputation for producing high-quality storage solutions.
In this article, we will discuss the features, benefits, and specifications of the HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller in detail.
Features of MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller
- High Performance: The HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller offers exceptional performance with its SAS 12 Gb/s interface, 4 internal ports, and 12 Gb/s throughput. It also comes with a cache size of 1 GB DDR4, which helps to improve read and write performance.
- Data Protection: The controller provides data protection through its advanced RAID technology, including RAID levels 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, and 60. It also comes with support for Self-Encrypting Drives (SEDs) and MegaRAID SafeStore Encryption Services, which helps to protect data against unauthorized access.
- Reliability: The HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller is a reliable solution, thanks to its advanced fault tolerance features. It supports hot-swap drives, hot-spare support, and multiple RAID volumes. It also comes with an advanced monitoring system that alerts users of potential issues, allowing for proactive maintenance.
- Scalability: The controller provides scalable storage solutions for small and medium-sized businesses. It supports up to 240 SATA/SAS drives or SSDs, allowing for expansion as the business grows. It also supports up to 64 logical volumes, providing flexibility in data management.
Benefits of HPE P26279-B21 SAS Storage Controller
- Cost-effective Solution: The HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller provides a cost-effective solution for small and medium-sized businesses that need high-performance storage solutions. It offers exceptional performance at an affordable price, making it an ideal choice for businesses with limited budgets.
- High Data Protection: The controller offers advanced data protection features, including support for SEDs and MegaRAID SafeStore Encryption Services. This helps to ensure that data is secure and protected against unauthorized access.
- Reliable Solution: The HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller is a reliable solution that provides advanced fault tolerance features. This helps to ensure that data is always available, even in the event of a hardware failure.
- Scalable Storage Solution: The controller provides scalable storage solutions for businesses that need to expand their storage capacity as the business grows. It supports up to 240 SATA/SAS drives or SSDs and up to 64 logical volumes, providing flexibility in data management.
- Model: HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID MR416i-a SAS Storage Controller
- Interface: SAS 12 Gb/s
- Internal Ports: 4
- Throughput: 12 Gb/s
- Cache Size: 1 GB DDR4
- RAID Levels: 0
General Information about this HPE P26279-B21
- Manufacturer: HPE
- Part Number or SKU# P26279-B21
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : SAS SATA
Technical Specifications for HPE P26279-B21 MegaRAID
- Device Type : Megaraid Storage Controllers
- Ports : X16 Internal Tri-mode
- Internal Sas Lanes : X16
- Raid On Chip Controller : Sas3916 - Broadcom(r) Aero
- Host Interface : Pcie Gen4 X8 Host
- Cache Size (fbwc) : 4gb
- Storage Protocol : 12gbps Sas, 6gb/sata, 16gb/s Pcie
- Raid : 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
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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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