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P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8, 2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/5/6 - 2GB FBWC




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HP Smart Array P431/2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS Controller

(698531-B21)

2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS controller

Are you looking for a way to boost your storage performance? The HP Smart Array P431 Controller is a low profile, PCIe3 x8, 6 Gb/s, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class storage performance, increased external scalability, and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack and tower servers. It features eight external SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache (FBWC), global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Data compatibility between HP Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers.

The SA-P431 Controller supports up to 200 physical drives The SA-P431 Controller supports the HP D2600 Disk Enclosure and HP D2700 Disk Enclosure (up to 8 daisy chained). Seamless upgrades to current or next generation HP high performance and high capacity Serial Attached SCSI Smart Array controllers. 6 Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full compatibility with 6 Gb/s SATA technology PCI Express Gen3 x8 link width delivers high performance and data bandwidth up to 8GT/s theoretical maximum bandwidth 2 GiBytes Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) provides read ahead caching and write back caching with indefinite write cache data retention in the case of unexpected power outage Standard on the P431 are RAID 6, RAID 60, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion, mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing, Move/Delete any individual LUNS The HP SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves SSD reads for all RAID levels and RAID 0 write operations by optimizing the path to each SSD attached to the controller The HP SmartCache feature (HP Smart Cache license is required on P431) is a controller-based read caching solution in a DAS environment that caches the most frequently accessed data ("hot" data) onto lower latency SSDs to dynamically accelerate application workloads Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives lets you deploy drive technology as needed to fit your computing environment Support for SAS tape products Software consistency on most current shipping Smart Array products: HP Smart Storage Administrator, HP Systems Insight Manager, and HP Intelligent Provisioning. The HP Smart Storage Administrator configures and manages a host of Smart Array controllers and other storage devices using a single interface. It replaces the HP Array Configuration Utility (ACU) with an updated design and configuration enhancements. Low-profile PCI Express form factor - ships with a full size and a low profile bracket for deployment flexibility based on slot availability
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Stock code SChs-P431-2F
Brand HPE
Series ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array
Model 698531-B21
Type P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8, 2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/...
ROHS Y
Date added 30/09/2013

698531-B21 Spec Information

Cache (Flash/SSD) 2GB
Guarantee 1yr+HPE
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID 6, 60 (Advanced Data Guarding) RAID 5, 50 (Distributed Data Guarding) RAID ...
OS Support - Windows Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012
OS Support - Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x64 & x86) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (x64 & x86) SU...
OS Support - Other VMware ESXi 5.0 U2 VMware ESXi 5.1 U1 VMware vSphere 5.5

698531-B21 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SAS (Multilane)SFF-8644 (External)External2

Software

698531-B21 Speed

Physical

Weight (kg) 0.65kg
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HPE ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array 698531-B21 P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8,  2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/5/6 - 2GB FBWC
HPE ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array 698531-B21 P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8,  2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/5/6 - 2GB FBWC

Stock codeSChs-P431-2F
Quick code41719



HPE
ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array
698531-B21
P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8, 2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/5/6 - 2GB FBWC











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HPE ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array 698531-B21 P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8, 2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/5/6 - 2GB FBWC


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SAS 6gb
Total Drives: 8
1yr+HPE Warranty


HP Smart Array P431/2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS Controller

(698531-B21)

2GB FBWC 6Gb 2-ports Ext SAS controller

Are you looking for a way to boost your storage performance? The HP Smart Array P431 Controller is a low profile, PCIe3 x8, 6 Gb/s, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) RAID controller that provides enterprise class storage performance, increased external scalability, and data protection for select HP ProLiant Gen8 rack and tower servers. It features eight external SAS ports and delivers increased server uptime by providing advanced storage functionality, including online RAID level migration (between any RAID levels) with flash back write cache (FBWC), global online spare, and pre-failure warning. Data compatibility between HP Smart Array Controllers means customers can easily upgrade to future Smart Array Controllers.

  • The SA-P431 Controller supports up to 200 physical drives
  • The SA-P431 Controller supports the HP D2600 Disk Enclosure and HP D2700 Disk Enclosure (up to 8 daisy chained). Seamless upgrades to current or next generation HP high performance and high capacity Serial Attached SCSI Smart Array controllers.
  • 6 Gb/s SAS technology delivers high performance and data bandwidth and contains full compatibility with 6 Gb/s SATA technology
  • PCI Express Gen3 x8 link width delivers high performance and data bandwidth up to 8GT/s theoretical maximum bandwidth
  • 2 GiBytes Flash Backed Write Cache (FBWC) provides read ahead caching and write back caching with indefinite write cache data retention in the case of unexpected power outage
  • Standard on the P431 are RAID 6, RAID 60, RAID 1 ADM, Capacity Expansion, mirror split, recombine, and rollback in Online Mode, Drive Erase, Performance Optimization-Degraded Reads and Read Coalescing, Move/Delete any individual LUNS
  • The HP SSD Smart Path feature included in the Smart Array software stack improves SSD reads for all RAID levels and RAID 0 write operations by optimizing the path to each SSD attached to the controller
  • The HP SmartCache feature (HP Smart Cache license is required on P431) is a controller-based read caching solution in a DAS environment that caches the most frequently accessed data ("hot" data) onto lower latency SSDs to dynamically accelerate application workloads
  • Mix-and-match SAS and SATA hard drives lets you deploy drive technology as needed to fit your computing environment
  • Support for SAS tape products
  • Software consistency on most current shipping Smart Array products: HP Smart Storage Administrator, HP Systems Insight Manager, and HP Intelligent Provisioning. The HP Smart Storage Administrator configures and manages a host of Smart Array controllers and other storage devices using a single interface. It replaces the HP Array Configuration Utility (ACU) with an updated design and configuration enhancements.
  • Low-profile PCI Express form factor - ships with a full size and a low profile bracket for deployment flexibility based on slot availability



Specifications

General

Stock code SChs-P431-2F
Brand HPE
Series ProLiant Gen8 Smart Array
Model 698531-B21
Type P431/2G SAS-6Gb/12Gb RAID Controller - PCI-Express-v3 x8, 2xSFF8644 - RAID 0/1/...
ROHS Y
Date added 30/09/2013

698531-B21 Spec Information

Cache (Flash/SSD) 2GB
Guarantee 1yr+HPE
Total Drives 8
RAID 0:1:5:6:
RAID Levels RAID 6, 60 (Advanced Data Guarding) RAID 5, 50 (Distributed Data Guarding) RAID ...
OS Support - Windows Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2012
OS Support - Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (x64 & x86) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (x64 & x86) SU...
OS Support - Other VMware ESXi 5.0 U2 VMware ESXi 5.1 U1 VMware vSphere 5.5

698531-B21 Spec Connections

sub- connectionI/EQuantity
SAS (Multilane)SFF-8644 (External)External2

Software

698531-B21 Speed

Physical

Weight (kg) 0.65kg
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