The X278A-R5 Netapp 146GB 15K RPM 4GBPS Fibre Channel LFF Hard Drive is a hard drive designed for use in enterprise-level storage systems. It has a storage capacity of 146GB, a rotation speed of 15,000 revolutions per minute (RPM) and uses Fibre Channel interface with 4 Gbps data transfer rate. LFF stands for Large Form Factor, which refers to the physical size of the drive.
This hard drive is specifically designed for use with NetApp storage systems, and it's performance will be optimized when used in conjunction with those systems. It is not intended to be used as an internal hard drive for a standard desktop or laptop computer. It is intended for high-performance, high-availability storage systems that require fast data transfer speeds and high storage capacity.
The performance of the X278A-R5 Netapp 146GB 15K RPM 4GBPS Fibre Channel LFF Hard Drive will be optimized when used in conjunction with a NetApp storage system. Generally, it has a storage capacity of 146GB, a rotation speed of 15,000 RPM, and uses Fibre Channel interface with 4 Gbps data transfer rate which provide fast read and write speed and high storage density.
This hard drive is designed for enterprise-level storage systems and high-performance, high-availability applications such as databases, virtualization, and video streaming. It is not intended for general use in desktop or laptop computers and its performance will not be as good as other drives specifically designed for those purposes.
It is important to note that the overall performance of a storage system depends on many factors, including the hard drive, the storage controller, the operating system, and the configuration of the system. Therefore, for an accurate assessment of performance, it is best to consult the vendor's specifications and testing results.
The X278A-R5 Netapp 146GB 15K RPM 4GBPS Fibre Channel LFF Hard Drive is specifically designed for use with NetApp storage systems. It is not intended to be used as an internal hard drive for a standard desktop or laptop computer.
It is important to ensure that the storage system you intend to use it with supports the Fibre Channel interface and the LFF form factor, as well as being compatible with the specific model of the hard drive. It is also important to check the firmware version and storage controller compatibility, as well as the storage system's maximum drive count and capacity.
It's also important to check the compatibility with the Operating system and the storage system's hardware and software specifications before purchasing the hard drive. It's recommended to consult the vendor's documentation and consult with their support team to ensure compatibility and optimal performance.
General InformationManufacturer Name : NetApp
Manufacturer Model Number : X278A-R5
Type : Hard Disk Drive (HDD)
Sub-Type : Fibre Channel
RPM : 146GB-15K
Product Name : X278A-R5 Netapp FC HDD 4GB Cache.
Key FeaturesInternal Hard Drive
Storage Capacity : 146GB
Speed : 15K
Interface : SAS
About Refurbished Products
A network option that offers reliability and affordability is always a priority when it comes to data centers and related areas. This is what a fibre channel HDD offers. The technology of fibre channels has evolved greatly in speed, power consumption, and security.
The high-speed technology of fibre channels enables faster transmission of data across various devices. Users can employ these drives in data centers, switches, computer servers, and more. For users who wish to overcome the various shortcomings of the Small Computer System Interface (SCSI), here's the best option.
They are reliable and scalable options suited for transferring or sharing data between servers and other interconnected storage controllers. Fibre channel HDD is the best fit for high-performance computing environments. Their suitability in transferring data under the influence of nonvolatile express makes them more reliable.
The designs and configurations of fibre channels enable the optimization of data paths. They also ensure that there's no need for specialized configuration skills before installation.
Fibre Channel – The Highly Reliable Storage Option
A fibre channel HDD runs on a protocol that's almost lossless. When data is sent through fibre channel, such data has to be received in a specific order. Fibre channel hard drives are different from some other types of hard drives that drop frame orders, which are determined by switches. These hard drives allow users to store and retrieve large amounts of data, thanks to their improved interface and enhanced transfer rates
Furthermore, fibre channel HDD delivers significantly more Input-Output operation per second than several other hard disk drive types. The IOPS increases the latency of response from the fibre channel disk. For example, the 600GB-10K RPM fibre channel drive will deliver an IOPS that's much greater than a SATA 7.2K drive. This occurs if they have an equal latency penalty.
There is a wide range of options to choose from, including the 1TB-7.2K RPM fibre channel and smaller options like the 73GB-15K RPM drive. The fibre channel HDDs offered at AllHDD come with the highest reliability rating in the market. Not only that, but there are drives that also run at up to 15000 rpm and have great storage capacity, so make sure you check our 600GB-15K RPM Drives category. Even at that rate, they are generally quiet, and they generate less heat.
Many models feature sophisticated technologies that help them reduce power usage dynamically. This way, they help users potentially save overall costs while supplying improved capabilities. Despite coming with improved technologies and performance, they use less power than their counterparts. Thus, durability is assured.
The durability is not only the result of low power usage. The fibre channel drives are also constructed with the best quality materials. This further increases their durability ratings. Users can use them for longer periods of time than most other hard drive types. Fibre channel HDD is one of the best drives users can get at the moment. Their disks load data several times faster than the regular hard drives.
Some fibre channel models come with high-grade self-encrypting technology. This technology allows the drive to encrypt and decrypt data without the need for any encryption software. They generate unique, symmetric, and randomized data, which stores in the drive itself.
The fibre channel HDD provides users with manageable tiered storage solutions. These solutions are highly reliable, and they do not compromise performance. They are highly cost-effective, and they help users' systems to be able to handle increased performance.Their durability helps them to remain useful for longer periods. Fibre channel hard disk drives are backed by several hours of intensive testing and qualification programs. This helps users to maximize their server response times and power more operations within a few seconds.
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