Understanding the Seagate 2MT233-150 12TB SAS Enterprise HDD
In the ever-evolving landscape of data storage, Seagate has been a prominent player, consistently pushing the boundaries of innovation. One of their noteworthy offerings is the Seagate 2MT233-150, a 12 Terabyte (TB) Enterprise Hard Disk Drive (HDD) designed for robust and high-performance storage solutions.
Storage Capacity: 12 Terabytes (TB)
At the heart of the Seagate 2MT233-150 is its impressive storage capacity of 12TB. This mammoth amount of space makes it an ideal choice for enterprises and data-intensive applications, where vast amounts of data need reliable and accessible storage.
Interface: Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS)
The choice of Serial-Attached SCSI (SAS) as the interface for this HDD is strategic. SAS is known for its reliability and speed, making it a preferred option for enterprise-level storage solutions. It ensures seamless communication between the HDD and the server, optimizing data transfer rates and overall system performance.
Data Transfer Speed: 12 Gigabytes Per Second (GBPS)
A standout feature of the Seagate 2MT233-150 is its impressive data transfer speed of 12 GBPS. This is crucial for tasks that demand quick access to large datasets, such as database management and real-time analytics. The 12 GBPS speed ensures that data can be read from and written to the HDD swiftly, reducing latency and enhancing overall system responsiveness.
Rotational Speed: 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM)
The rotational speed of a hard disk drive is a critical factor in determining its performance. The Seagate 2MT233-150 operates at 7.2K Revolutions Per Minute (RPM), striking a balance between speed and energy efficiency. This speed is particularly advantageous for applications that require a combination of fast data access and operational reliability.
Cache Size: 256MB Buffer
Cache, or buffer size, is another factor influencing the HDD's speed and responsiveness. With a substantial 256MB buffer, the Seagate 2MT233-150 can temporarily store frequently accessed data, reducing the time it takes to fetch information. This cache size contributes to the overall efficiency of the HDD, especially in scenarios where repetitive data requests are common.
Advanced Format: 512e
The Seagate 2MT233-150 employs the 512e (Emulation) Advanced Format. This technology optimizes the HDD's compatibility with both modern and legacy systems. The 512e format ensures that the drive can seamlessly integrate into environments that might have varying sector size requirements, providing flexibility and ease of use.
Form Factor: 3.5-inch
The 3.5-inch form factor of the Seagate 2MT233-150 is standard for enterprise-level HDDs. This size ensures compatibility with a wide range of server configurations and drive bays. The larger form factor also allows for greater storage capacity and improved heat dissipation, vital for maintaining optimal performance in demanding environments.
Seagate has designed the 2MT233-150 with enterprise-grade reliability in mind. The drive is built to withstand the rigorous demands of continuous operation, making it suitable for applications where uptime is critical.
Enterprise environments cannot afford data loss or interruptions. The Seagate 2MT233-150 is equipped with advanced error recovery mechanisms, minimizing the impact of potential issues. This ensures that data integrity is maintained even in challenging operational conditions.
Despite its high capacity and performance capabilities, the Seagate 2MT233-150 is designed with power efficiency in mind. This is crucial for reducing the overall operational costs of data centers and enterprises, as lower power consumption translates to both economic and environmental benefits.
Use Cases for 7.2K RPM Enterprise HDD
The Seagate 2MT233-150 finds a natural home in data centers where large-scale storage solutions are a necessity. Its high capacity, fast data transfer speed, and reliability make it an ideal choice for handling the massive volumes of data generated and processed in these environments.
Enterprise Storage Solutions
In enterprise settings, where reliability and performance are paramount, the 2MT233-150 stands out. It can be integrated into storage arrays to provide scalable and dependable storage solutions for businesses of all sizes.
Big Data Analytics
For organizations engaged in big data analytics, the Seagate 2MT233-150 offers the storage capacity and speed required to efficiently process and analyze vast datasets. Its 12TB capacity ensures that data scientists and analysts have the resources they need for in-depth insights.
General Information about this Seagate 2MT233-150
- Manufacturer: Seagate
- Part Number or SKU# 2MT233-150
- Type: Internal Hard Drive (HDD)
- HDD Type: SAS-12GBPS
Key Features of 12GBPS HDD
- Storage Capacity: 12 TB
- Enclosure: Internal
- 512e Sector Size (Bytes Per Sector): 512
- 4kn Sector Size (Bytes Per Sector): 4096
- Drive Dimensions: 3.5 Inch
- MTBF: 2.5 Million Hours
- Helium Sealed-drive Design: Yes
- Super party: Yes
- Low Halogen: Yes
- Powerchoice™ Idle Power Technology: Yes
- Powerchoice™ Power/performance Technology: Yes
- Low Halogen/hot-plug Support: Yes
- Organic Solderability Preservative: Yes
- Rsa 2048 Firmware Verification (sd&d): Yes
- Interface Access Speed (Gb/S): 12.0, 6.0, 3.0
- Sustained Data Transfer Rate Od (max): Up To 245, 233 MBPS
- Random Read/write 4k Qd16 Wcd (IOPS): 170/440
- Average Latency: 4.16 MS
- Interface Ports: Dual
- Buffer: 256 MB
- Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
In summary, the Seagate 2MT233-150 12TB SAS Enterprise HDD encapsulates the essence of cutting-edge storage technology. With its impressive specifications, enterprise-grade reliability, and deployment versatility, it addresses the evolving needs of modern data-driven environments. Whether it's powering data centers, supporting enterprise storage solutions, or facilitating big data analytics, this HDD stands as a testament to Seagate's commitment to providing robust and high-performance storage solutions for the digital age.
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