HPE P40503-X21 960GB Solid State Drive
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HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD New

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P40503-X21 960GB Gigabyte(GB) Small Form Factor (SFF) Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Gigabytes Per Second (6GBPS) Triple Level Cell (TLC) Digitally Signed Firmware (DS) Hot Pluggable Basic Carrier (BC) Single Port Solid State Drive for Server | Made by HPE | New Bulk Pack
Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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High-Availability and Disaster Recovery

High availability and disaster recovery are critical aspects of any IT infrastructure. In the case of the HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD, there are several steps you can take to ensure high availability and implement a disaster recovery plan.

  • Data Replication: One of the most effective ways to ensure high availability and facilitate disaster recovery is by replicating data to multiple storage systems. This can be achieved by using technologies such as storage area networks (SANs) or network-attached storage (NAS) devices.
  • Backup and Restore: Regular backups of your data can help you quickly recover from a disaster. You can store the backup data on a separate device or in a remote location. In the event of a disaster, you can quickly restore your data and get back to work.
  • Redundant Storage: To ensure high availability, you can implement a redundant storage solution, such as a storage array with multiple disks in a RAID configuration. This will provide automatic failover in the event of disk failure, ensuring that your data remains available.
  • Dual Power Supplies: To ensure that your storage system is protected against power outages, you can install dual power supplies in your server. This will provide a backup power source in the event of a power failure, ensuring that your storage system remains available.
  • Remote Data Centers: Another option is to store your data in a remote data center, which can provide increased protection against natural disasters, power outages, and other types of failures.

Data Security and Encryption

The HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD does not feature any encryption capabilities. However, data security can be achieved through other means, such as implementing encryption at the software level, or by using hardware-based full disk encryption (FDE) solutions.

For software-based encryption, you can use tools like BitLocker (on Windows) or FileVault (on macOS) to encrypt the entire drive or specific files and folders. These tools use industry-standard encryption algorithms, such as Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), to protect your data.

For hardware-based encryption, you can use an external encryption device that connects to the SATA port of your SSD. These devices typically implement AES encryption and can be managed through a dedicated software interface.

Storage Tiering and Caching

Storage tiering and caching are two important concepts in storage management that can improve the performance of the HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD.

  • Storage Tiering: Storage tiering involves dividing the storage into multiple layers or "tiers" based on their performance characteristics. Data that is frequently accessed is stored in high-performance storage tiers, such as solid-state drives (SSDs), while data that is less frequently accessed is stored in lower-performance storage tiers, such as hard disk drives (HDDs). This way, frequently accessed data can be retrieved quickly and efficiently.
  • Caching: Caching is a technique that involves storing frequently accessed data in a high-speed cache, so that it can be quickly retrieved when needed. In the case of the HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD, the SSD can be used as a cache, storing frequently accessed data for faster retrieval.

Together, storage tiering and caching can improve the performance of the HPE P40503-X21 960GB SATA 6GBPS TLC Single Port SFF DS SSD by ensuring that frequently accessed data is stored in high-performance storage and can be retrieved quickly and efficiently. This can result in improved system response times, reduced latency, and increased overall storage performance.

Main Information about this HPE P40503-X21

  • Manufacturer: HPE
  • Part Number or SKU# P40503-X21
  • Device Type: Solid State Drive Hot-Swap
  • Sub-Type: SATA 6GBPS

Technical Information for 960GB SSD

  • Capacity: 960GB Storage Drive
  • Form Factor: 2.5 Inch SFF
  • Interface: SATA 6GBPS
  • NAND Flash Memory Type: (TLC)
  • Plug Type: Hot Pluggable
  • Connectivity Type: Single Port
  • Workload Type: Mixed Use
  • Bundled with: BC
  • Features: Digitally Signed Firmware (DS)
  • Platform Supported: Mainstream Compute Platforms
  • Height: 7.00 mm

Power Consumption of SATA 6GBPS Solid State Drive

  • Idle Time: 1.37 Watt
  • Random Read: 2.81 Watt
  • Sequential Read: 3.09 Watt
  • Sequential Write: 3.93 Watt
  • Random Read/Write: 2.81 Watt
  • MAX: 3.93 Watt

Product Dimensions & Weight of 2.5 Inch SSD

  • Height: 0.63 Inch
  • Width: 3.10 Inch
  • Depth: 5.45 Inch
  • Weight: 1.50 lbs


  • Lifetime Writes (TB): 6000
  • Endurance DWPD (Drive Writes Per Day): 3.40
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 6 6GBPS (external)
  • MAX Seq. Reads Throughput (MiB/s): 520
  • Random Read Average Latency uSec (4KiB,Q1): 125
  • Random Read IOPS (4KiB, Q=16): 61000
  • MAX Random Read IOPS (4KiB): 72000@Q32

Compatibility Information

  • HPE ProLiant DL Series: DL20 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Base (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus High Performance (2.5inch), DL20 Gen10 Plus Performance (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 Base (2.5inch), DL325 Gen10 Plus V2 for Weka Base Tracking (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus Base (2.5inch), DL345 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), DL360 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch),
  • HPE ProLiant ML Series: ML30 Gen10 Plus (2.5inch), ML30 Gen10 Plus Entry (2.5inch), ML30 Gen10 Plus Performance (2.5inch)
  • HPE SimpliVity 325 Gen10 Plus V2 Node (2.5inch)

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Product Condition:
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Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
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