The IBM 00WC008 hard drive uses the SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) interface, which is a high-speed data transfer interface that supports faster data transfer rates than traditional parallel SCSI. The SAS interface also provides improved scalability, reliability and data security.
The drive has a data transfer rate of 12 Gbps, which is the maximum data transfer rate supported by SAS interface. This high data transfer rate allows for fast data transfer between the hard drive and the host system, making it suitable for use in high-performance computing environments such as data centers and enterprise storage systems.
In addition, the SAS interface allows for multiple drives to be connected to a single host, providing increased storage capacity and improved data redundancy. This feature is particularly useful for large-scale storage applications such as data warehousing and backup.
The IBM 00WC008 hard drive has a storage capacity of 8TB. This large storage capacity makes it suitable for use in large-scale data storage applications such as data warehousing, archiving, and backup. The large storage capacity allows for storing a large amount of data in a single drive, reducing the need for multiple drives to store the same amount of data.
The drive has a rotation speed of 7,200 RPM. This high rotation speed allows for fast data access and improved performance when compared to slower 5,400 RPM drives. The faster rotation speed means that the drive can access data faster, making it more suitable for use in high-performance computing environments such as data centers, where fast data access is critical.
The high storage capacity and fast rotation speed of the IBM 00WC008 hard drive make it a suitable option for use in large-scale storage applications where capacity and performance are important factors. Additionally, the drive uses advanced technology to optimize its performance, reducing the latency and power consumption.
Reliability and durability
Reliability refers to the ability of a system or product to function as intended over a period of time. It can be quantified by measuring the probability that a system will perform its intended function without failure over a specific period of time.
Durability refers to the ability of a system or product to withstand wear and tear, and to maintain its functionality over an extended period of time. It can be quantified by measuring the length of time a product can be used before it needs to be repaired or replaced.
Both reliability and durability are important factors to consider when designing and building products. A product that is reliable but not durable will still need to be replaced frequently, while a durable product that is not reliable may not meet the needs of the user.
General Information about this IBM 00WC008
- Manufacturer: IBM
- Part Number or SKU# 00WC008
- Device Type: 8TB Hard Drive
Technical Information of IBM 8TB Hard Drive
- Capacity: 8TB
- Spindle Speed: 7200RPM
- Drive Interface Standard: SAS 12GBPS
- Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
- Enclosure: Internal
- Product Family: Storwize V3700
- Interface Type: Serial Attached SCSI
Dimension and Weight for this IBM SAS 12GBPS Hard Disk
- Width: 4 Inch
- Depth: 5.8 Inch
- Height: 1 Inch
- Weight: 1.52 Lbs
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About Refurbished Products
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard drives have become increasingly popular for their increasing use in high-end workstations and servers. These drives are employed in consumer desktops and modern servers for their speed and reliability. Enterprises have made the SAS hard drives their de-facto standard. Now, the 12Gbps speed throws the usefulness of these drives up a notch.
Most professional hosting providers now use SAS 12Gbps hard drives for data production. These drives have proven useful in high input/output operations and critical website functions. Users trust these drives because there is no risk of data loss, corruption, or downtime.
SAS 12Gbps drives read, write, and process data within split seconds. The latest 12Gbps disks use the latest RAID hardware technology to offer faster data transfer and recovery rates. They are perfect for sequential data, high workloads, and random IOPS alike.
This function allows them to be best suited for servers that have 100 percent duty cycles. They do not only work with desktops and PCs, but they can read/write data 24/7.
SAS 12Gbps HDDs have received the utmost attention in the market as a result of their high performance. These performance benefits allow it to be useful for a wide variety of applications. For instance, a SAS 12Gbps connection can support up to four wide lanes per connection.
Connecting JBOD with these SAS drives can support up to 1200MB/s. These high-performance drives do not only help handle large workloads; they also offer cost-effective expansion to an already robust system.
Also, each 12Gbps high-performance SAS drive can offer users a rotational speed of up to 15000 rpm.
They provide a great bandwidth enough to perform efficiently. The robust performance of SAS 12Gbps drives clearly a worthy investment for improved performance of servers and desktops. They provide very large amounts of storage options and are a cost-effective choice for users.
Flexibility is one of the best benefits of SAS 12Gbps drives. These drives have configured flexibility, which allows them to work perfectly with several devices without modification or changes. Many of them feature a Universal Serial controller for seamless system support.
SAS 12Gbps hard drives can also be partitioned into a storage pool and assigned to servers for work-intensive applications. They are a perfect fit for server systems, including reservation systems, medical imaging, and more!
Only this range of SAS hard drives can provide users with the best worlds of flexibility. This way, allows them to support use with other drives.
12Gbps SAS-based storage systems have the benefit of dual-port capability. This allows them to provide a redundant path to the drives in case of controller failover. These drives also operate on separate point-to-point connections. That way, it is rare for drive connection loss to affect them.SAS 12Gbps HDDs are built to handle the rigours of heavy workloads and enterprise use. They also safeguard data integrity, thanks to their ability to comprehensively verify data and correct errors.
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