HPE P40470-B21 960GB Solid State Drive
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HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24GBPS SSD Read Intensive M.2 Refurbished

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P40470-B21 960Gigabytes(GB) Read Intensive Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 24Gigabits Per Second (GBPS) Triple Level Cell (TLC) Hot-plug Small Form Factor (SFF)Solid State Drive with Tray for Poweredge Server | Made by HPE | Refurbished
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Product Details of the HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24GBPS SSD

In the realm of data storage solutions, solid-state drives (SSDs) have revolutionized the landscape with their enhanced performance and reliability compared to traditional Hard Disk Drives (HDDs). Among the leading manufacturers in the SSD market is Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), renowned for its cutting-edge technology and innovative storage solutions. One of its notable products is the HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24Gbps SSD Read Intensive M.2 Triple Level Cell, which offers high-speed data transfer and optimal performance for various applications.

In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricate details of the HPE P40470-B21 SSD, exploring its features, specifications, benefits, and applications. Whether you're a seasoned IT professional or a curious consumer looking to upgrade your storage infrastructure, this guide aims to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of this SSD model.

Understanding SSD Technology

Before delving into the specifics of the HPE P40470-B21 960GB SSD, it's crucial to grasp the fundamentals of SSD technology. Unlike traditional HDDs, which rely on spinning magnetic disks and mechanical components for data storage, SSDs utilize NAND flash memory to store data electronically. This enables SSDs to offer significantly faster read and write speeds, lower latency, and enhanced durability compared to HDDs.

SSDs are further categorized based on their intended use and underlying NAND flash technology. The HPE P40470-B21 SSD falls into the category of Read Intensive SSDs, which are optimized for workloads with predominantly read operations, such as data analytics, content delivery, and virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) environments. Additionally, it utilizes Triple Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash memory, known for its balance between cost-effectiveness and performance.

Exploring the HPE P40470-B21 SSD:

Now let's shift our focus to the HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24Gbps SSD Read Intensive M.2 TLC SSD, dissecting its key features and specifications:

  • Capacity: The HPE P40470-B21 SSD offers a generous storage capacity of 960GB, providing ample space for storing critical data and applications in enterprise environments.
  • Interface: It utilizes the Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) interface, which enables high-speed data transfer rates of up to 24Gbps. The SAS interface ensures compatibility with a wide range of server platforms and storage systems, facilitating seamless integration into existing infrastructures.
  • Form Factor: This SSD adopts the M.2 form factor, a compact and space-efficient design suitable for modern server and storage architectures. The M.2 form factor allows for easy installation and optimal utilization of available space within server enclosures.
  • NAND Flash Technology: The HPE P40470-B21 SSD leverages Triple Level Cell (TLC) NAND flash memory, which stores three bits of data per cell. TLC NAND offers a balance between cost-effectiveness and performance, making it well-suited for read-intensive workloads.
  • Read Intensive Workload Endurance: Designed for read-intensive workloads, this SSD is engineered to deliver reliable performance and endurance in scenarios where read operations are predominant. It can efficiently handle tasks such as data analysis, content delivery, and caching without compromising on reliability.
  • Data Protection and Reliability: The HPE P40470-B21 SSD incorporates advanced data protection features, including error correction mechanisms, wear-leveling algorithms, and power-loss protection. These features help ensure data integrity, minimize the risk of data loss, and prolong the lifespan of the SSD.
  • Performance: With its high-speed SAS interface and optimized firmware algorithms, this SSD delivers impressive read performance, reducing latency and enhancing overall system responsiveness. Whether it's retrieving critical data or accelerating application load times, the HPE P40470-B21 SSD excels in demanding environments.
Use Cases

The HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24Gbps SSD Read Intensive M.2 TLC SSD caters to a diverse range of applications and use cases across various industries. Some of its primary applications include:

  • Data Analytics: In data-intensive environments where fast access to large datasets is essential for analysis and decision-making, the HPE P40470-B21 SSD accelerates data retrieval and processing, enabling organizations to derive actionable insights in real-time.
  • Content Delivery Networks (CDNs): Content delivery networks rely on efficient caching and content distribution mechanisms to deliver web content to end-users with minimal latency. By deploying the HPE P40470-B21 SSD within CDN infrastructures, providers can enhance content delivery speeds and improve user experience.
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI): VDI environments require high-performance storage solutions to ensure smooth operation and responsiveness for virtual desktop sessions. The HPE P40470-B21 SSD enhances VDI performance by reducing boot times, minimizing application load times, and improving overall system responsiveness for end-users.
  • Online Transaction Processing (OLTP): In e-commerce and financial services sectors, online transaction processing systems demand storage solutions capable of handling high volumes of concurrent transactions with low latency. The HPE P40470-B21 SSD excels in OLTP environments by delivering consistent performance and rapid data access for transactional workloads.
  • Database Applications: Database management systems rely on fast storage solutions to ensure efficient data retrieval and query processing. Whether it's powering relational databases, NoSQL databases, or in-memory databases, the HPE P40470-B21 SSD enhances database performance by accelerating read operations and reducing query response times.
Energy Efficiency and Easy

HPE P40470-B21 SAS 24GBPS 960GB Read Intensive M.2 TLC SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) designed for enterprise use. Its main features include high energy efficiency and easy installation.

Energy Efficiency: The HPE P40470-B21 SSD uses TLC (Triple-Level Cell) NAND flash memory, which is known for its high level of energy efficiency. This means that it uses less power than other types of SSDs, reducing energy consumption and operating costs for enterprise customers.

Read Intensive: The HPE P40470-B21 SSD is optimized for read-intensive workloads, meaning that it is designed to deliver fast and consistent read performance. This makes it ideal for use in applications that require fast access to data, such as databases, virtualization, and cloud computing.

Endurance Management and Extended Life

The HPE P40470-B21 SAS 24GBPS 960GB Read Intensive M.2 TLC SSD is designed for high endurance and extended life in read-intensive applications, such as data warehousing, online transaction processing (OLTP), and data analytics. The drive utilizes TLC (triple-level cell) NAND flash memory, which provides a lower cost per gigabyte compared to other types of NAND, while still delivering a high level of performance.

In terms of endurance management, the HPE P40470-B21 is equipped with features such as wear leveling and over-provisioning that help to distribute write operations evenly across the entire drive, thus avoiding excessive wear on any particular block of memory. This can help to extend the life of the drive and ensure that it continues to perform reliably over time.

Wear-Leveling and Over-Provisioning

Wear-leveling and Over-Provisioning are two important technologies that are commonly used in solid-state drives (SSDs), including the HPE P40470-B21 SAS 24GBPS 960GB Read Intensive M.2 TLC SSD.

Wear-Leveling: Wear-leveling is a technique used to distribute data writes evenly across the flash memory in an SSD. This helps to ensure that all memory cells in the SSD wear evenly over time, which is important because flash memory has a limited number of write cycles before it fails. Wear-leveling algorithms are built into the SSD controller to help mitigate the impact of write cycles on the lifetime of the drive.

Over-Provisioning: Over-provisioning is the practice of allocating more storage capacity than what is visible to the end-user. This reserved capacity is used to improve the performance and reliability of the SSD. Over-provisioning works by allowing the SSD controller to manage free space more effectively, which can improve write performance and extend the lifetime of the drive. The HPE P40470-B21 SSD features a small amount of over-provisioning to help improve its performance and reliability.

General Information About this HPE P40470-B21 SAS 24GBPS SSD
  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Model Number or SKU# P40470-B21
  • Product Type: Solid State Drive
Technical Information for 960GB
  • Capacity: 960 GB
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: Triple Level Cell (TLC)
  • Form Factor: 2.5" SFF (Small Form Factor)
  • Interface: SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) 22.5 Gb/s
  • Features: Digitally Signed Firmware
  • Bundled With: HPE Basic Carrier
  • Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD): 1
  • SSD Endurance: 1712 TB
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 2.25 Gbps (external)
  • Internal Data Rate: 1080 Mbps (read) / 1035 Mbps (write)
  • 4KB Random Read: 150,000 IOPS (Input/Output Operations Per Second)
  • 4KB Random Write: 75,000 IOPS
  • Interfaces: 1 x SAS 22.5 Gb/s
  • Compatible Bay: 2.5" SFF
Power Consumption
  • Idle: 2.77 Watts
  • Random Read: 6.68 Watts
  • Random Write: 6.68 Watts
  • Sequential Read: 6.76 Watts
  • Sequential Write: 8.35 Watts
  • Random Read/Write: 6.68 Watts
  • Maximum: 8.35 Watts


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In summary, the HPE P40470-B21 960GB SAS 24GBPS SSD Read Intensive M.2 Triple Level Cell is a high-performance storage solution that combines speed, reliability, and affordability. With its generous capacity, high-speed SAS interface, and read-intensive design, this SSD is well-suited for a wide range of applications, from data center storage to cloud computing and content delivery networks. Whether you're looking to boost the performance of your enterprise infrastructure or optimize your cloud services, the HPE P40470-B21 SSD offers the performance, reliability, and value you need.

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