Product overview of 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports
The 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA is a high-performance device that provides connectivity between servers and storage networks. HBA stands for Host Bus Adapter, which is a device that connects a computer to a Fibre Channel network. This article will explain the key features and benefits of the 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA in detail.
The 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA has several features that make it an excellent choice for enterprise-level storage networks. The HBA has two 8Gbps Fibre Channel ports, which provide a total bandwidth of 16Gbps. This allows for high-speed data transfer between servers and storage devices. The HBA also supports PCI Express 3.0, which provides a faster data transfer rate than the previous version of PCI Express.
The HBA has a dual-core processor, which provides increased performance and faster response times. This is important in large storage networks where there are multiple requests for data from different servers. The dual-core processor ensures that the HBA can handle these requests quickly and efficiently.
The HBA also supports a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware. This makes it a versatile choice for companies that use different operating systems for their servers.
The 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA offers several benefits for enterprise-level storage networks. The HBA provides high-speed data transfer between servers and storage devices, which can improve the performance of applications and reduce latency. This is particularly important for applications that require large amounts of data to be transferred quickly, such as databases or virtual machines.
The dual-core processor in the HBA ensures that it can handle multiple requests for data simultaneously, which can improve the overall performance of the storage network. This can help to reduce downtime and ensure that applications are running smoothly.
The HBA also supports a wide range of operating systems, which makes it a versatile choice for companies that use different operating systems for their servers. This can help to reduce the complexity of the storage network and ensure that all servers can connect to the storage devices.
The 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA is designed to be easy to install. The HBA comes with a set of drivers that are compatible with a wide range of operating systems. These drivers can be installed on the server to allow it to connect to the storage network.
Once the drivers have been installed, the HBA can be inserted into an available PCI Express slot on the server. The HBA should be installed in a slot that supports the same version of PCI Express as the HBA. For example, if the HBA supports PCI Express 3.0, it should be installed in a slot that supports PCI Express 3.0.
Once the HBA has been installed, it can be configured using the software provided by the manufacturer. This software allows the HBA to be configured for specific applications and storage devices.
In Summary, The 00Y5629 IBM Sanblade 8GBPS Dual Ports PCI-E Fibre Channel HBA is a high-performance device that provides connectivity between servers and storage networks. The HBA has two 8Gbps Fibre Channel ports, which provide a total bandwidth of 16Gbps. The HBA also supports PCI Express 3.0 and has a dual-core processor, which ensures high performance and fast response times.
General Information about the IBM 00Y5629
- Manufacturer: IBM
- Part Number or SKU# 00Y5629
- Product Type : Controller
- Product Name : Fibre Channel
Technical Information of PCI-E Controller Adapter
- Device Type: Host Bus Adapter
- Interface Type: PCI-E 2.0 X8
- Data Transfer Rate: 8GBPS
- Ports: ( 2 ) Two Sfp Transceiver Ports ( Lucent Connectors Lc Style )
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What is A Fiber Channel?
A fiber channel (FC) is a computer networking protocol used for transferring data between one or several computer systems at extremely high speeds. The successive technology generations of fiber channels run at data rates ranging from 1-128 (gigabit per second rates).
Fiber channels were initially developed for supercomputers. However, in recent times, they are commonly used in storage networking server environments, serving as a substitute to various serial storage technologies and small computer system interfaces (SCSI), aka "Scuzzy."
Fiber Channels are the integral components for data transmission among data centers, computer servers, switches, and storage at up to 128 Gbps.
History of Fiber Channel
Fiber channel began in 1988 to consolidate the advantages of multiple physical layer applications, including HIPPI, ESCON, and Scuzzy (SCSI). It is regulated in the T11 Technical Committee of the INCITS (International Committee for Information Technology Standards). The fiber channel effectively overcame the challenges of sustaining signal timing coherence across all the data-signal cables (50 for HIPPI and 8, 16, and 32 for scuzzy). Consequently, a receiver can conclude when all the electrical signal values are stable and sound for synchronous reception sampling.
The advantages of Fiber Channel
Storage Area Networks (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) have enjoyed increased popularity over the years. Fiber channel, on the other hand, has played a vital role in this development. While SAN employs fiber channel as the transmission protocol for storage provisioning, a NAS usually uses TCP/IP as the transmission protocol, NFS, or other file sharing applications for storage provisioning. Below are some of the advantages of the fiber channel.
Native fiber drives bring about high-level reliability and data integrity. They are dual-ported as a standard feature. Arguably the critical advantage that fiber channel SANs once held and still holds is the speed. It remains as one aspect that differentiates the fiber channel SANs from those of the Ethernet.
Fiber channel remains the ideal solution for IT professionals seeking high-performance, cost-effective information storage and reliability at high speeds. Given that fiber channel is a lossless protocol, it is often rated higher than the Ethernet network. Sent frames must be received in order and not dropped by the switch. This feature, however, is sometimes absent with Ethernet.
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