IBM 42D0777 1TB Hard Drive
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IBM 42D0777 1TB 7.2K RPM SAS 6GBPS Hard Drive NL Hot Swap Refurbished

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42D0777 1TB (Terabytes) 7200 Revolutions Per Minute (RPM) Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) Gigabits Per Second (6GBPS) Nearline (NL) 3.5 Inch Hot Swap Hard Disk Drive for Server | Made by IBM | Refurbished
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Product Overview of the IBM 42D0777 1TB SAS 6GBPS Hard Drive

in the dynamic landscape of server technology, storage plays a pivotal role in ensuring optimal performance and data management. One such essential component is the IBM 42D0777 1TB 7.2K RPM SAS 6GBPS Hard Drive NL Hot Swap. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of this hard drive, exploring its key features, benefits, and its significance in server environments.

Understanding of the IBM 42D0777 Hard Drive
  • Introduction to SAS Technology: The IBM 42D0777 is built on Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) technology, a high-performance interface designed for connecting storage devices to servers. SAS offers advantages such as faster data transfer rates, improved scalability, and enhanced reliability compared to its predecessors.
  • Capacity and Speed: At the heart of the IBM 42D0777 is a 1TB storage capacity, providing a substantial amount of space for critical data storage. The 7.2K RPM (Rotations Per Minute) ensures a balance between speed and energy efficiency, making it suitable for various server applications.
SAS 6GBPS Interface
  • High-Speed Data Transfer: The SAS 6GBPS interface is a defining feature of the IBM 42D0777 hard drive. This technology allows for a rapid data transfer rate of up to 6 gigabits per second, ensuring that data can be accessed and retrieved swiftly, thereby optimizing server performance.
  • Scalability and Compatibility: SAS technology is renowned for its scalability, making it adaptable to the evolving storage needs of modern server environments. Moreover, the 6GBPS interface ensures compatibility with a wide range of servers, offering flexibility for integration into diverse systems.
Hot Swap Capability
  • Redundancy and Reliability: The term "Hot Swap" refers to the ability to replace or add components without shutting down the entire system. The IBM 42D0777's Hot Swap capability enhances server reliability by allowing administrators to replace a faulty hard drive while the server is still running, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operation.
  • Hot Swap functionality simplifies maintenance procedures, as administrators can perform upgrades or replacements on-the-fly. This feature is particularly crucial in mission-critical environments where any downtime can have significant consequences.
NL (Nearline) Technology
  • Balancing Performance and Cost: The use of Nearline (NL) technology in the IBM 42D0777 strikes a balance between high-performance and cost-effectiveness. Nearline storage is known for providing a middle ground between traditional online storage (high-speed, high-cost) and offline storage (lower speed, lower cost).
  • Suitable for Archival and Backup: Nearline technology makes the IBM 42D0777 well-suited for archival and backup purposes. Its capacity, combined with the efficiency of SAS 6GBPS, allows for the storage of large volumes of data that may not require immediate access but need to be retained for compliance or future reference.
Use Cases and Applications
  • Enterprise Servers: The IBM 42D0777 is tailored for enterprise-level servers where reliability and performance are paramount. Its compatibility with various server models and Hot Swap capability make it a reliable choice for large-scale applications.
  • Data Centers: In data center environments, where seamless operation and data integrity are critical, the IBM 42D0777 finds relevance. Its high-speed SAS interface and Hot Swap capability align with the demands of data centers handling vast amounts of information.
Key FeaturesStorage Capacity

The 1TB storage capacity of the IBM 42D0777 makes it suitable for a wide range of applications. Whether you're managing extensive databases, running virtual machines, or handling data-intensive tasks, this hard drive offers ample space for your storage needs.

Rotational Speed - 7.2K RPM

The rotational speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute (RPM) is a noteworthy feature, as it significantly influences the drive's data transfer rates. A higher RPM generally translates to faster read and write speeds, making it ideal for applications that demand quick access to data.

SAS 6GBPS Interface

The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) 6Gbps interface ensures a high-speed and reliable connection between the hard drive and the server. This interface is particularly advantageous in enterprise environments where data transfer speed is crucial for optimal system performance.

Hot Swap Capability

One standout feature of the IBM 42D0777 is its hot swap capability. This means that the hard drive can be replaced or removed while the server is still running, minimizing downtime and ensuring continuous operation. This is a critical feature for businesses that require 24/7 accessibility to their data.

Performance and ReliabilityData Transfer Speeds

The combination of the 7.2K RPM rotational speed and the SAS 6Gbps interface contributes to impressive data transfer speeds. This is especially beneficial for tasks such as real-time analytics, high-performance computing, and other applications that demand rapid access to large datasets.

Reliability and Durability

IBM has a reputation for producing reliable hardware, and the 42D0777 is no exception. Built with durability in mind, this hard drive is designed to withstand the rigors of continuous operation in demanding server environments. This reliability is crucial for businesses that rely on their servers for mission-critical operations.

Compatibility and Integration

Server Compatibility

The IBM 42D0777 is engineered to seamlessly integrate with a variety of servers. Before making a purchase, it is essential to verify the compatibility of the hard drive with your specific server model to ensure optimal performance and functionality.

General Information about the HPE 42D0777 SAS 6GBPS Hard Drive
  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Part Number or SKU# 42D0777
  • Product Type: Hard Drive
  • HDD Type: SAS 6GBPS
Technical Details 1 TB 7.2K RPM Hard Drive
  • Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
  • Capacity: 1 TB
  • Interface Type: Serial Attached SCSI
  • Drive Transfer Rate: 600 MBPS (External)
  • Spindle Speed: 7.2K RPM
  • Interfaces: 1 X Serial Attached SCSI
  • Compatible Bays: 1 X Hot-Swap - 3.5
  • IBM Server Proven Dx360m2

Finally,the IBM 42D0777 1TB 7.2K RPM SAS 6GBPS Hard Drive NL Hot Swap stands as a testament to the evolution of storage technology in the server domain. Its blend of high-speed SAS interface, Hot Swap capability, and Nearline technology makes it a versatile and reliable choice for various server applications. As the demands on server infrastructure continue to grow, the IBM 42D0777 remains a steadfast component in ensuring the efficiency, reliability, and scalability of server environments.

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