The interface refers to the method by which a hard drive connects to a computer or other device. In the case of the Toshiba Enterprise 1.2TB 10K RPM HDD SAS-12GBPS 128MB Buffer Hard Drive (AL14SEB120NY), the interface used is SAS (Serial Attached SCSI) 12 Gbps. SAS is a high-speed data transfer interface that is commonly used in enterprise-level storage systems and servers. It allows for faster data transfer rates and improved reliability compared to other interfaces like SATA. SAS 12 Gbps is the latest version and provides a data transfer rate of up to 12 Gigabits per second (Gbps). This means that data can be transferred at a faster rate, allowing for improved performance and faster access to stored data.
Performance refers to the ability of a hard drive to quickly and efficiently store and retrieve data. In the case of the Toshiba Enterprise 1.2TB 10K RPM HDD SAS-12GBPS 128MB Buffer Hard Drive (AL14SEB120NY), several factors contribute to its high performance:
Rotational Speed: With a rotational speed of 10,000 RPM, the hard drive is able to quickly access data stored on it, resulting in faster read and write speeds.
Buffer Size: The hard drive has a buffer size of 128MB, which is a temporary storage area that holds data waiting to be written to or read from the hard drive. A larger buffer size can improve performance by allowing more data to be stored and retrieved at one time.
Interface: SAS 12 Gbps interface provides faster data transfer rates of up to 12 Gbps, which can improve performance.
Random IOPS: The hard drive can handle a high number of Input/Output operations per second (IOPS) for random workloads, which means the hard drive is capable of handling heavy and concurrent requests.
Reliability: The hard drive has been designed for enterprise use and has a high level of reliability and durability, which can help ensure that data is available and accessible when it is needed.
All these factors contribute to the overall performance of the hard drive, making it well suited for demanding enterprise-level applications such as data warehousing, business-critical applications and large scale virtualization environments.
Reliability refers to the ability of a hard drive to consistently and accurately store and retrieve data over time. In the case of the Toshiba Enterprise 1.2TB 10K RPM HDD SAS-12GBPS 128MB Buffer Hard Drive (AL14SEB120NY), several features contribute to its high level of reliability:
Error Correction Code (ECC): The hard drive uses ECC to detect and correct errors that may occur during data storage and retrieval. This helps to prevent data corruption and ensure that stored data is accurate.
SAS Interface: SAS is a high-speed data transfer interface that is commonly used in enterprise-level storage systems and servers. It allows for faster data transfer rates and improved reliability compared to other interfaces like SATA.
MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) : The hard drive has a high MTBF rating, which is a measure of how long the hard drive is expected to last before failure. A higher MTBF rating indicates a more reliable hard drive.
Self-Encryption: The hard drive supports self-encryption which is a security feature that helps to protect data from unauthorized access.
Built for enterprise use: The hard drive is built for enterprise use and is designed to withstand heavy use and demanding workloads, which can help to ensure that data is available and accessible when it is needed.
All these features contribute to the reliability of the hard drive, making it suitable for use in critical applications where data availability and integrity is important.
General Information:Manufacturer : Toshiba
Manufacturer Model : AL14SEB120NY
Product Type : Hard Disk Drive
Applications:Hybrid And Mainstream Storage Arrays
Mid-Range Volume Servers
Blade And Rack Mount Servers
Edge Servers And Content Delivery Infrastructure
Key Features:Storage Capacity : 1.2 TB
Enclosure : Internal
Interface : SAS-12GBPS
Drive Dimensions : 2.5 Inch
Environmental Compliance : Rohs Compatible
DRIVE PERFORMANCE :
Average Latency : 2.86 MS
Rotational Speed : 10K RPM
Buffer : 128 MB
Data Transfer Speed (Sustained) : 196 MBPS
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 utmost attention in the market as a result of its 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 drives 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 a cost-effective choice for users.
The 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 in 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, allowing 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 rigors 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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